Yamaha FZR600: review, history, specs


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Class: sport

Production: 1989-1999

Successor: Yamaha YZF600R Thundercat

Models
Yamaha FZR600 Genesis

1989-1990

(Europe, North America, Oceania)

Yamaha FZR600 Genesis

1991-1992

(Europe, North America)

Yamaha FZR600 Genesis

1993-1999

(Europe, North America, Oceania)

Yamaha FZR600 (1989-1990)
Yamaha FZR600 (1991-1992)
Yamaha FZR600 (1993-1999)

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
1989 Europe, North America Name: Yamaha FZR600 Genesis

Code: 3HE1, 3HE2, 3HF1, 3HH2, 3RG1, 3RH1; FZR600W, FZR600WC

1990 Europe, Oceania, North America Name: Yamaha FZR600 Genesis

Code: 3HE3, 3HE4, 3HF2, 3HG2, 3HH5, 3RG2, 3RH2; FZR600RA, FZR600RAC

1991 Europe, North America Name: Yamaha FZR600 Genesis

Code: 3HE5, 3HE6, 3HE7, 3HF3, 3HH7, 3RG3, 3RH3; FZR600RB, FZR600RBC

1992 Europe, North America Name: Yamaha FZR600 Genesis

Code: 3HE8, 3HE9, 3HEA, 3HEB, 3HF4, 3HH9, 3RG4, 3RH4; FZR600RD, FZR600RDC

1993 Europe, Oceania, North America Name: Yamaha FZR600 Genesis

Code: 3HEC, 3HED, 3HEE, 3HEF, 3HF5, 3HG5, 3HHB, 3RG5, 3RH5; FZR600RE, FZR600REC

1994 Europe, North America Name: Yamaha FZR600 Genesis

Code: 3HHD, 4JH1, 4JH2, 4JH3, 4MH1, 4MM1; FZR600RF, FZR600RFC

1995 Europe, North America Name: Yamaha FZR600 Genesis

Code: 3HHF, 4JH4, 4JH5, 4JH6, 4MH2, 4MM2; FZR600RG, FZR600RGC

1996 North America Name: Yamaha FZR600 Genesis

Code: FZR600RH, FZR600RHC

1997 North America Name: Yamaha FZR600 Genesis

Code: FZR600RJ, FZR600RJC

1998 North America Name: Yamaha FZR600 Genesis

Code: FZR600RK, FZR600RKC

1999 North America Name: Yamaha FZR600 Genesis

Code: FZR600RL, FZR600RLC

Specifications

Yamaha FZR600 Genesis: specs.

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2095 mm / 82,5 in – FZR600 (1989-1992)

2145 mm / 84,4 in – FZR600 (1993-1999)

Overall width 700 mm / 27,6 in – FZR600 (1989-1992)

725 mm / 28,5 in – FZR600 (1993-1999)

Overall height 1160 mm / 45,7 in – FZR600 (1989-1990)

1155 mm / 45,5 in – FZR600 (1991-1992)

1180 mm / 46,5 in – FZR600 (1993-1999)

Seat height 785 mm / 30,9 in – FZR600 (1989-1992)

795 mm / 31,3 in – FZR600 (1993-1999)

Wheelbase 1420 mm / 55,9 in – FZR600 (1989-1990)

1425 mm / 56,1 in – FZR600 (1991-1992)

1415 mm / 55,7 in – FZR600 (1993-1999)

Ground clearance 135 mm / 5,3 in
Dry weight
Curb (wet) weight 199 kg / 439 lbs – FZR600 (1989-1990)

204 kg / 450 lbs – FZR600 California (1989-1990)

201 kg / 443 lbs – FZR600 (1991-1992)

206 kg / 454 lbs – FZR600 California (1991-1992)

206 kg / 454 lbs – FZR600 (1993-1999)

FRAME Type Diamond (steel) Deltabox
Front suspension, travel 41 mm telescopic fork, 130 mm / 5,1 in – FZR600 (1989-1994)

41 mm telescopic fork (adjustable), 130 mm / 5,1 in – FZR600 (1995-1999)

Rear suspension, travel Swingarm with mono-shock, 115 mm / 4,5 in – FZR600 (1989-1992)

Swingarm with mono-shock, 120 mm / 4,7 in – FZR600 (1993-1994)

Swingarm with mono-shock (adjustable), 120 mm / 4,7 in – FZR600 (1995-1999)

Front tire size 110/70V17-V240 – FZR600 (1989-1990)

110/70VR17-V240 – FZR600 (1991-1992)

120/60ZR17 – FZR600 (1993-1999)

Rear tire size 130/70V18-V240 – FZR600 (1989-1990)

140/60VR18-V240 – FZR600 (1991-1992)

160/60 ZR17 – FZR600 (1993-1999)

Front brake Double disc, 298 mm, 2-piston calipers – FZR600 (1989-1990)

Double disc, 298 mm, 4-piston calipers – FZR600 (1991-1999)

Rear brake Single disc, 245 mm, 2-piston caliper
Fuel capacity 18,0 l / 4,8 US gal (include 3,4 l reserve) – FZR600 (1989-1992)

19,0 l / 5,0 US gal (include 3,5 l reserve) – FZR600 (1993-1999)

Trail 94 mm / 3,7 in – FZR600 (1989-1992)

97 mm / 3,82 in – FZR600 (1993-1999)

Fuel economy 5,9 l / 100 km (39,9 mpg)
ENGINE Type Liquid-cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement 4-cylinders in-line
Bore & Stroke 59,0 x 54,8 mm – FZR600 (1989-1992)

62,0 x 49,6 mm – FZR600 (1993-1999)

Displacement 599 cm³ (36,5 cu in)
Compression ratio 12.0:1
Valve train Chain driven DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Max. power 91,0 hp (67,0 kW) / 10500 rpm – max. power for FZR600 (1989-1992)

100,0 hp (73,5 kW) / 11500 rpm – max. power for FZR600 (1993-1999)

Max. torque 66,0 Nm (6,7 kgf*m) / 8500 rpm – max. torque for FZR600 (1989-1992)

66,0 Nm (6,7 kgf*m) / 9500 rpm – max. torque for FZR600 (1993-1999)

0 to 100 km/h 3,6 sec
Top speed 240 km/h (149 mph)
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Carburetors, 4x Mikuni BDST32 – FZR600 (1989-1992)

Carburetors, 4x Keihin CVKD34 – FZR600 (1993-1999)

ID
DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Transmission 6-speed
Final drive Chain
Primary reduction 1.708
Final reduction
Gear ratio

I

II

III

IV

V

VI


2.800 – FZR600 (1989-1990); 2.846 – FZR600 (1991-1999)

1.955 – FZR600 (1989-1990); 1.947 – FZR600 (1991-1999)

1.550 – FZR600 (1989-1992); 1.545 – FZR600 (1993-1999)

1.333

1.192 – FZR600 (1989-1992); 1.190 – FZR600 (1993-1999)

1.111 – FZR600 (1989-1992); 1.074 – FZR600 (1993-1999)

ELECTRICAL Ignition TCI (digital)
Alternator A.C. magneto
Battery capacity 12V-12Ah – FZR600 (1989-1992)

12V-10Ah – FZR600 (1993-1999)

Images

Yamaha FZR600 Genesis: images, gallery.

Yamaha FZR600 (1989-1990)
Yamaha FZR600 (1989-1990)
Yamaha FZR600 (1989-1990)
Yamaha FZR600 (1991-1992)
Yamaha FZR600 (1991-1992)
Yamaha FZR600 (1991-1992)
Yamaha FZR600 (1993-1999)
Yamaha FZR600 (1993-1999)
Yamaha FZR600 (1993-1999)

Videos

Yamaha FZR600 Genesis: video.

Yamaha FZR 600 Genesis 1989-1990
Yamaha FZR 600 Genesis 1991-1992
Yamaha FZR 600 Genesis 1993-1999

Manuals

Yamaha FZR600 Genesis: manuals, parts, microfiches.