* Ultra-compact, lightweight, 600cc DOHC 16-valve liquidcooledinline four-cylinder puts out 123 horsepower.
* Competition-bred suction-piston-type fuel injection with40mm throttle bodies features short intake ports and aspecial vacuum-controlled intake system to ensure instantthrottle response all the way up to the 15,500-rpm redline.
* Direct ignition coils, dual-electrode spark plugs and highoutputmagneto deliver extremely accurate, reliable firing.
* Compact slant-block engine design uses stacked gearboxshafts to create a low center of gravity and balancedweight distribution.
* Ram-Air Induction System delivers cool, high-pressure airfor optimal combustion and greater horsepower.
* Lightweight forged pistons on carburized connecting rodsfor superb strength and reduced reciprocating mass.
* Linerless, ceramic-composite cylinder bores meangreater heat dissipation for consistent power delivery andreduced friction.
* Close-ratio six-speed transmission delivers seamless powerand maximum acceleration.
* Three-axis gearbox design stacks input/output shafts to keepoverall engine size to super-compact dimensions.
* Curved radiator follows the contour of the frame and bodyworkfor an ultra-sleek look and excellent cooling performance.
* One-piece cylinder and crankcase assembly provides superiorengine rigidity and light weight.
* Compact, large-capacity clutch delivers consistent,fade-free performance.
* Large-capacity water pump, liquid-cooled oil cooler andtwin ring-type radiator fans ensure optimal enginecooling efficiency.
* Four-into-two-into-one aluminum exhaust optimizes engineperformance, reduces overall weight and tucks in high formaximum lean angle.
* Light and carefully tuned Deltabox III frame and ControlledFill swingarm are key to the R6's class-leading handlingperformance and feel.
* Fully adjustable 43mm fork reinforces R6's main strength:precise handling. Forged lower triple clamp alsoincreases rigidity.
* Fully adjustable (preload, compression and rebound damping)piggyback rear shock with 4.7" of travel delivers exceptionalrear wheel tracking and stability.
* Removable CF die cast rear subframe is light and strong.
* Super-light five-spoke 17-inch wheels reduce unsprungweight; a special casting technique makes the rim sectionlight, not to mention wickedly cool-looking.
* Light, 298mm front brake discs, four-piston calipers andradial master cylinder provide unsurpassed braking powerand feel.