Yamaha Fazer 600 is middle sport-bike motorcycle from Yamaha and it's was introduced in 2004 by Yamaha Motorcycles Company. Yamaha Fazer 600 or frequently called Yamaha FZ6 is a middle class that comes with a pretty unique design, Fazer 600 is a motorcycle with a half fairing and not full sport type. Maybe we already know, Yamaha already other 600cc bike such Yamaha R6, but it's different class and different style. Basically, Yamaha Fazer 600 or Yamaha FZ6 comes for easy ride, comfortable riding for sport, riding for daily activity and also lighter than full sport series.
Yamaha Fazer 600 is one of the best choice in the 600 cc class motorcycles with half fairing style, comes with 600 cc of engine capacity, DOCH, inline 4-cylinder, 16 valves, liquid-cooled, Fazer 600 is strong enough for running in the city.
Yamaha Fazer 600 can be classified between full sport-bikes type and street-fighter type. Yamaha looks cleaver to make different motorcycles, Fazer 600 is good choice for riders who want to try 600cc bike with sport and street style.
Yamaha Fazer 600 Specs / FZ6 : Basic Features
- Engine 600 cc, liquid-cooled, DOHC, inline 4-cylinder, 16 valves
- Transmission 6-speed w/multi-plate clutch
- 72 kW (98 PS) (97 HP) @ 12,000 rpm (2004)
- Wheelbase 56.7 in (1,440 mm)
- Dimensions L 82.5 in (2,096 mm)
- W 29.5 in (749 mm)
- Seat height 31.1 in (790 mm)
- Weight 2006: 423 lb (192 kg)
- 2007: 410 lb (190 kg) (dry)
- Fuel capacity 19.4 l (4.3 imp gal; 5.1 US gal)
- Under-seat exhaust
- Upright seating position Specs and Pic : Wikipedia
Today, people better known Yamaha FZ6 than Yamaha Fazer 600, and we can found this bike in around the world with different name, and Yamaha also introduced new series such as Yamaha FZ6N, Yamaha FZ6S, FZ6 Fazer, Yamaha FZ6R, and more. If you live in Europe and Canada, since 2010, Yamaha Fz6 was replaced with Yamaha FZ8 (read here : 2011 Yamaha FZ8), but Fazer 600 / FZ6 series still available in another country and region. Well, I'm as motorcycles lover was interested, Yamaha Fazer 600 / FZ6 is not only about unique style, but the engine power, comfortable, and style is great and it's enough for our needs on the roads. Let see more about Yamaha Fazer 600 series in other post on this blog. Good luck for you and enjoy your ride.