New colours for Yamaha's 2007 YZF-R6

New colours for Yamaha's outstanding supersport bike

Back in black ... 07 R6 now in black, just like the 05 model

Yamaha have announced the early first delivery of 2007 YZF-R6 machines to their dealer network. The new liveried machines are now available in limited numbers, priced £7,499, in all authorised Yamaha dealerships.

The YZF-R6 will again be showcased in the ever popular Virgin R6 Cup and for 2007 in the white-hot competition of the British Supersport Championship! The Virgin Supersport team will consist of R6 Cup winners Billy McConnell (2005) and Tom Grant (2006).

The R6 had rave reviews in 2006 and was a popular choice for many club racers due to its sheer size and power output, but a few crashes resulting in cracked tanks and fireballed bikes gave the R6 a reputation of being a risky choice for those familiar with the concept of a gravel trap.

With Honda's new CBR600RR hoping to take the top spot in the hotly fought supersport 600cc category, the R6 has it all to work for in 2007. Yamaha quote the engine as delivering 133hp (at the crankshaft), controlled by the revolutionary YCC-T (Yamaha Chip Controlled Throttle) system. YCC-T is a 'fly-by-wire' intelligent injection/throttle control that enhances the power delivery of the machine and reduces fuel lag. The R6 also features a slipper clutch system for controlled entry into high speed corners. Many club racers are claiming over 120bhp at the back wheel with just a few modofications, and on a 600cc bike, that means a lot of revs! The R6 is also the first road bike to feature fully adjustable suspension that can be fine tuned for both high and low speed situations.

The 2007 YZF-R6 is available in Competition White, Yamaha Blue and Midnight Black and all machines are supplied with a colour matched racing seat cowl. All Yamaha motorcycles are supplied with a two year warranty and 1 year RAC cover.

The range of Genuine Yamaha Accessories for the YZF-R6 is even more impressive for 2007, including; hard parts, clothing and new Yamaha Racing specific leathers. R6 parts include screens, carbon components, protectors, Ohlins dampers and Competition fork tubes.

To find your nearest official Yamaha dealer call 01932 358121.