7. YAMAHA YZF-R6
THE FACTS O Tbcbhp O 190kg O Seat height 850mm
HIGHLIGHTS Six-level Traction Control System 43mm YZF-R1 type front fork Next generation R-series design
It’s been a long wait – but it might just have been worth it. Just look at the new YZF-R6, with its gorgeous YZR-M1 styling. Has a 600 ever looked better? As many turn their backs on the Supersport market, Yamaha have boldly committed with great style, a decent raft of cutting edge electronics – including a Traction Control System, quickshifter and ABS. Overlook the exhaust, and book yourself a trackday.