2009 sees an addition to Yamaha's middleweight collection in the dynamic new Yamaha XJ6, the naked version of the 2009 Yamaha XJ6 Diversion with a character all of its own. This striking all-new 600 with its lightweight new chassis, stylish bodywork and low seat height is ideal for both new and experienced riders looking for a beautifully-designed performance middleweight.
Technically the Yamaha XJ6 shares the same bases as the Yamaha XJ6 Diversion, but with a contemporary and agile roadster look. Its newly-developed four cylinder engine and responsive torque makes this The cool all-rounder - whether you're on the motorway, in town or on twisting back roads this bike has a consistency of performance to delivery a truly special ride every time.
Complementing the wardrobe of the Yamaha XJ6 are several new accessories for an extra practical touch or hint of individualism. A rear carrier complete with top-case stands alongside a flip-up screen and a new range of soft and durable luggage bags. The Yamaha XJ6 engine guards, among other items in the spectrum of add-ons, show the high degree of quality, design and style typical of all products leaving Yamaha's factory floors.
The Yamaha XJ6 is powered by a 600cc liquid-cooled 4-stroke inline 4-cylinder engine with all-new internals, this cool-looking middleweight delivers easy controllability together with strong all-round performance. A newly designed easy-action clutch makes for smooth gear shifting, and the stylish 4-1 exhaust and compact midship muffler give this new 600 a seriously sporty image. The combination of a lightweight tubular diamond-type frame together with 41mm front forks and an efficient Monocross rear suspension system ensure agile handling performance in the city, through mountain passes and out on the highway. A low seat height enhances overall controllability at low speeds - and ABS available as an option.