ONE of essentially the most well-known supersport bikes of latest occasions has been discontinued, because the Yamaha R6 is discontinued for 2021.
Yamaha R6 vs the rivals
The mannequin has pretty predictably been given the axe and won’t dwell on in Euro5 type passe the top of this yr. It won’t utterly die out although, as Yamaha will proceed to promote the bike as a non-homologated, track-only mannequin.
The transfer is unsurprising on each fronts. On the one hand, dwindling supersports gross sales throughout the globe make the diminutive machine a troublesome promote in a market dominated by 1,000cc sports activities bikes and journey touring machines. However given the success of the machine lately, trouncing the sector within the BSB this yr being a notable latest achievement, Yamaha wouldn’t need to end up the sunshine on the machine completely.
The track-only 2021 Yamaha R6 will probably be obtainable as a inventory bike, that monitor day riders, racing groups and privateers can improve as they see match. For these in search of a ready-made blueprint to enhancing the machine, Yamaha can even offer a GYTR Stage 1 equipment that turns the machine right into a track-ready machine because of some bolt-on equipment.
Each the brand new Yamaha R6 Race and the GYTR conversion will probably be obtainable from January 2021 onwards.
Yamaha R6 Race GYTR equipment contents:
- GYTR race cowling set
- Akrapovič full race system
- GYTR ECU set
- GYTR wire harness set
- GYTR on/off swap
- GYTR Interface cable
- GYTR AIS plug set
- GYTR ABS emulator
- GYTR keyless gas cap
- GYTR seat cushion
- Chrome steel brake line set for entrance and rear
- Entrance brake lever guard
- GYTR absolutely adjustable race rear set with non-obligatory reverse shifting equipment
- Rear sprocket guard (shark fin)
- Sprocket drive 14T matches 520 chain conversion
- Rear sprocket, 45 matches 520 chain conversion
- Sprocket nut set for 520 conversion
- DID gold race chain 520 conversion
- Rear paddock stand hooks
- Paddock stand
Along with all of the GYTR Stage 1 options, a spread of GYTR and Öhlins elements is accessible for racing fanatics to personalize their R6 RACE even additional.