2012 Yamaha FZ6R Comparison — Motorcycle USA

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Yamaha FZ 6R

2012 Yamaha FZ6R

The Yamaha FZ6R inspired in our testers, but struggled against the See the FZ6R in action in the Yamaha comparison video .

According to one out of ten FZ6R buyers is a woman. you take into consideration the of motorcycle purchases by women are this figure is actually impressive for a legitimate 600cc After a short time on motorcycle, it’s easy to why women are choosing this

Yamaha introduced this mount for the 2009 model where it actually boasted a MSRP. The price tag has steadily up to $7,690 for the 2012 model but the still represents one of the more entries to the sportbike world.

The FZ6R power is smooth and the carries itself well at The power delivery is consistent at and lower rpm, and that to a predictable ride that for a self-assured operator. Most tend to enjoy a “confidence experience over a “hairball session.”

Riders won’t to compromise the high-performance sound, as Tania found the FZ6R a pleasing tenor: “The sounds like a real bike should sound.”

Our found the 2012 Yamaha confidence inspiring and easy to — it’s also an sportbike.

All the riders enjoyed the smooth drivetrain, but a couple mentioned that they second gear was a little too One test rider felt the could have benefited another gear, but I won’t you her speed on the freeway when thought crossed her mind. The felt like a solid sportbike, and that’s a good since not all riders are wired to off their riding careers on an R6.

I used to joke with my team at Kawasaki, “If I get off the and kiss the ground, the ride you selected was too challenging.” This applied to single-track OHV cow trails little room for error, but the applies here as well. I blessing the earth after off the Yamaha, as it handles a speedy pace without trouble.

it came to handling and suspension, we all pleasantly surprised by how well it for an entry-level sportbike. It wasn’t as stiff as the Ducati or Triumph. It was a and efficient ride, just for a less experienced rider.

To me, the Yamaha felt like an old I hadn’t ridden it before day, but I felt like I had in its saddle before.

The front and is well balanced. The more riders had no trouble laying it in the turns. “It corners and handles the rough choppy just fine,” explains

Testers felt the 2012 FZ6R handled corners and was easy to maintain on choppy

Yamaha FZ 6R
Yamaha FZ 6R

The Yamaha’s binders, twin-piston gripping dual 298mm up front and a single-piston/245mm out back, are and felt like a solid system. This was backed up by the place score in the stopping test at 128.6 feet.

Test riders found the comfortable and even our tallest rider at 5’9” said the and pegs were comfortable and to reach. The bike has a sportbike without the super aggressive over rider position. one rider didn’t like the seating.

She said it made her less engaged with the when riding it more a sportbike.

Scoring second in the Instrumentation/electronics category, the Yamaha a basic, simple and easy tachometer and digital speedo.

was surprised Yamaha didn’t a gear indicator on this While it’s not necessary, it is a feature to have on an entry-level suggests Vicki.

The Yamaha is a good-looking sportbike and easily be mistaken for a 600cc The red pinstripe on the wheels is subtle, but the blacked-out look nicely. I black bikes are popular, but pick the pearl white any day of the week just like the rider on the 2012 Yamaha landing page on their

While the Yamaha didn’t top scores in very many it did beat the Ducati and Kawasaki on the categories. Overall it is a solid sportbike.

The Yamaha FZR6 is a confidence inspiring motorcycle. you combine that with a 216-mile range and appealing 47 mpg this bike should plenty of short lists for looking to get into a sportbike for under $8,000.

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