Yamaha XJ6 and XJ6 Diversion Review Motorcycle Trader New Zealand

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Yamaha XJ6 Diversion

Yamaha XJ6 and XJ6 Diversion Review

XJ6 and XJ6 Diversion

The Yamaha XJ6 and XJ6 Diversion are affordable middleweight entry motorcycles

Yamaha calls the ‘casual sports’ models, good pick up from low a strong midrange and easy and throttle operation

The new Yamahas are easy-riding versions of the FZ6 and FZ6 Fazer, less performance and power, for experienced riders

While bikes focus on improving the Yamaha Diversion is aimed at aiming to cover longer the … XJ6 is targeted at shorter

The bikes are 2120mm long and wide; the XJ6 is 1085mm high, the Diversion is 1210mm high

The new tubular steel diamond are made with the 600cc engine as a fully stressed which means the riding is relatively upright, increasing comfort. They have a fuel tank, good for a of around 285km.

The bikes twin 298mm Akebono discs and two-piston callipers. models come with a linear controlled ABS option.

The XJ6’s suspension consists of a monoshock directly mounted to the twin-sided steel swingarm, benefit of a link and adjustable for preload via a C-spanner, delivering a higher level of ride. The rear and the 120/70 ZR17 Bridgestone’s and lighter five-spoke aluminium wheels make a and capable riding package.

The XJ6 engine is derived from the FZ6 and shares its basic architecture. a new one-piece cylinder and upper assembly for extra rigidity, new heads, reshaped slimmer porting, new camshafts with overlap and a reduction in throttle diameter from 36mm to and the new engine’s relatively high compression ratio and revised the bike has improved pickup and grunt lower down.

The XJ6 has more torque than the with 59.7 Nm at 8500rpm, 51.9 Nm at 10,000 revs for the

The Diversion’s half fairing protection at speed, with buffeting from the tall The controls are light and easy to the brake lever is adjustable, and the layout of the gear shifter and clutch operation produces a direct, smoother feel to the

The functional and compact dash a digital speedo with trips, analogue tach, a clock, and a fuel gauge DTE function when it gets to It also has a digital water readout that could be by a warning light so as to make for a gear selector indicator.

To the full review on the Yamaha XJ6 and XJ6 see the April issue of Motorcycle magazine, on sale now at all good

XJ6 Specifications

Yamaha XJ6 Diversion

Type Liquid four-…, forward-inclined parallel, four-valves, DOHC


Bore x … 65.5 x

Compression ratio 12.2:1

Max 57.0kW (78 PS) @ 10,000rpm

Max torque (6.1 kg-m) @ 8500rpm

system Wet sump

Fuel system Fuel injection

Clutch type Wet,

Yamaha XJ6 Diversion
Yamaha XJ6 Diversion
Yamaha XJ6 Diversion

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