FZR 600 SPECIFICATIONS

Considered by many to be one of the best sport/performance values in the 600cc class of its time, the Yamaha FZR600, introduced in 1989, still holds its own today carving up the twisties with the best of them.

At the heart of the FZR is a Genesis inspired 599cc, liquid cooled, 16-valve engine, breathing through four 32mm Mikuni CV carburetors. Its six-speed transmission is a bit clunky, prefering to be shifted at higher rpms with authoritative, firm toe action. The 38mm telescopic front fork is a wee squishy and benefits greatly from a set of stiffer springs and RaceTech cartridge valve emulators. Its powerful set of dual front 4-piston calipers and single rear disc brakes offer exceptional stopping power.

Yamaha's race-developed Deltabox frame and rear swingarm design, provides increased chassis rigidity and improved weight distribution, giving the FZR exceptional steering and handling characteristics. All combined with a very comfortable riding position (opinions may vary :), makes the FZR an excellent day-long, canyon carving partner.


TECHNICAL DATA

GENERAL

YEAR 1992
MODEL Yamaha FZR600
CATEGORY Sport
 

ENGINE

TYPE DOHC, 16-valve, inline four-cylinder, liquid-cooled 4-stroke
DISPLACEMENT 599 cc
BORE & STROKE 59.0 x 54.8 mm (2.32 x 2.16 in)
COMPRESSION RATIO 12.0 : 1
PEAK HORSEPOWER ~76 hp @ 10000 rpm
PEAK TORQUE ~45 ft-lbs @ 8250 rpm
LUBRICATION Wet sump, SAE 20W40
CLUTCH TYPE Wet, multiple disc
IGNITION Transistor controlled (digital)
STARTING SYSTEM Electric
FUEL SYSTEM Four 32 mm Mikuni CV carburetors (BDST32)
COOLING SYSTEM Liquid
 

TRANSMISSION

GEARBOX Constant mesh, 6 speed
PRIMARY REDUCTION Spur gear, 82/48 (1.708)
SECONDARY REDUCTION Chain drive, 45/15 (3.000)
FINAL DRIVE 530 Chain, 106 links
GEAR RATIOS 1st = 37/13 (2.846)
2nd = 37/19 (1.947)
3rd = 31/20 (1.550)
4th = 28/21 (1.333)
5th = 31/26 (1.192)
6th = 30/27 (1.111)
 

CHASSIS

FRONT SUSPENSION 38 mm telescopic fork, oil damper, 130 mm (5.1 in) travel
REAR SUSPENSION Swingarm (link suspension), monoshock, 115 mm (4.5 in) travel
FORK ANGLE/TRAIL 25° / 94 mm (3.7 in)
 

WHEELS

FRONT TIRE 110/70ZR17, 3 in rim
REAR TIRE 140/60ZR18, 4 in rim
FRONT BRAKES Dual 266 mm discs with 4-piston calipers
REAR BRAKES Single 214 mm disc with 2-piston caliper
 

DIMENSIONS

OVERALL LENGTH 2165 mm (85.2 in)
OVERALL WIDTH 700 mm (27.6 in)
OVERALL HEIGHT 1160 mm (45.7 in)
SEAT HEIGHT 785 mm (30.9 in)
WHEELBASE 1420 mm (55.9 in)
GROUND CLEARANCE 135 mm (5.3 in)
FUEL CAPACITY 18 l (4.8 gal)
DRY WEIGHT 179 kg (394.6 lbs)


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