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1998 YZF600R Thundercat

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(1998 / Production Model)

YZF600R Thundercat

This 600cc supersport model debuted in 1996 as the successor to the FZR600R that had won a popular following in Europe. It mounted a newly developed liquid-cooled, DOHC, in-line 4-cylinder engine with carburetors fitted with TPS (Throttle Position Sensor), a ram-air system making use of running airflow to increase intake efficiency along with other features, on a steel Deltabox frame. The exterior had a full cowling for excellent aerodynamic characteristics and the bike achieved a high-performance ride with an enjoyable and easy-to-use character. The display model is a version that was released in 1998 with detailed spec improvements throughout. 

  • Overall length × width × height: 2,060mm × 725mm × 1,190mm
  • Weight: 187kg
  • Engine type: Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, 4-valve, in-line 4-cylinder, 599cm³
  • Maximum power output: 75.0kW (100.1PS) / 11,500r/min
  • Maximum torque: 65.6N・m (6.7kgf・m) / 9,500r/min

*Overseas market model

*All figures, etc. in a model's description or specifications are from when the model was originally released.

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