Yamaha XJ6 (2009 - present)

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Yamaha XJ6 (2009 - present)

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Reviewed: by Visordown
Considering the state of the economy, Yamaha couldn’t have picked a more appropriate year to launch these two entry-level 600s. With my favourite of the two, the XJ6, costing just four and a half grand, you get a cracking bike, but more importantly, a whole load of fun for your ...  Continue reading

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5 user reviews of Yamaha XJ6 (2009 - present) See all

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The Yamaha XJ6N is one of the Budget bigger bikes how ever it is one of the best bikes I have ridden before I bought this bike I test drove a Kawasaki z750 which worked well riding position was good but for me Continue reading...
A great starter bike, predictable, easy to ride, and nice in the corners. Only let down by Yamaha being too keen to detune the engine into oblivion. Continue reading...
My favourite bike in this category, I think it will outlast the others in looks and build quality. 3 stars is a bit mean! Continue reading...
Please note that this review was not written by the average size man so test ride one see for yourselves Continue reading...
Great as a First big Bike or everyday Workhorse Continue reading...


I love my XJ6, its the bike I got my license on, it certainly the best in the category, excellent starter bike, well balanced, lots of poke once it broken in (form new). Really easy to ride, lots of custom parts, should you wish to pimp it a little

Posted: 10/09/2013 at 21:31

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  • Price: £4499.00
  • Year: from 2009
  • Top speed: 165mph
  • Engine capacity: 600cc
  • Power: 76bhp
  • Torque: 44lb ft
  • Weight: 205kg

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