Yamaha Diversion: history, specs, pictures
The Yamaha Diversion series of motorcycles are all-round touring motorcycles, and descent from Yamaha's earlier XJ series. All Diversion models are fitted with a four-stroke air-cooled 8-valve inline-four engine.
The Yamaha Diversion series consists of three models: the XJ600S, the XJ600N, and the XJ900S.
The XJ600S Diversion/Seca II
The XJ600S is known as the Diversion in most parts of the world, and as Seca II in the US market. The bike has a small top fairing, although a lower fairing is available as an accessory. The XJ600S is a descendant of the earlier Yamaha XJ600 model that were manufactured 1984-1991. The bike is fitted with a 598cc, air-cooled 8-valve inline-four engine giving 61HP / 55Nm output. The engine was tuned from the original XJ600 model towards improved low- and midrange power, sacrificing some of the peak power in the process.
The Diversion/Seca II models were manufactured in 1992-2003. As the Diversion/Seca II design is based on an earlier well-matured bike model, changes made to the bike during these years were rather subtle, mostly concerning improvements in fairing, a second front brake disc and small oil cooler appearing in 1996 model plus improvements in carburetors.
The bike is considered to be an affordable entry-level bike that can give plenty of fun for its price.
The XJ600N is almost identical to the XJ600S, except that it is a naked bike.
The XJ900S is known as Diversion 900 on the European market, but was never sold in the Americas. The XJ900S is a descendant of the earlier Yamaha XJ900 model. The bike is fitted with a 892cc, air-cooled 8-valve inline-four engine giving 89HP / 85Nm output. The Diversion 900 bike is a highly affordable sports/touring machine with more than enough power to make it a sensible commuter machine but also great fun to ride on less mundane journeys. Like the XJ600S, the XJ900S has a small top fairing.
This article is originally from wikipedia.
|Also called||Diversion F, Diversion F600, Diversion F 600|
|Production||2014 - 2016|
in-line four, four-stroke
|Bore / Stroke||65.5mm x 44.5mm|
|Horsepower||75.37 HP (56.2 KW) @ 10000RPM|
|Torque||44.03 ft/lbs (59.7 Nm) @ 6100RPM|
|Fuel System||injection. electronic fuel injection|
|Transmission||Gear box: 6-speed
Final Drive: chain
|Suspension||Front: telescopic forks
Rear: linked monoshock with spring preload adjustment
|Brakes||Front: double disc. optional abs. hydraulic.
Rear: single disc. optional abs. hydraulic.
|Wheelbase||56.69 inches (1440 mm)|
|Length||83.46 inches (2120 mm)|
|Width||30.31 inches (770 mm)|
|Height||47.64 inches (1210 mm)|
|Seat Height||30.91 inches (785 mm)|
|Weight||211.0 kg (wet)|
|Oil Capacity||0.9 Gallon (3.40 Liters)|
|Fuel Capacity||4.49 Gallon (17.00 Liters)|
The Yamaha Diversion F600 was a in-line four, four-stroke standard produced by Yamaha between 2014 and 2016. Max torque was 44.03 ft/lbs (59.7 Nm) @ 6100 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 75.37 HP (56.2 KW) @ 10000 RPM.
The engine was a liquid cooled in-line four, four-stroke. A 65.5mm bore x 44.5mm stroke result in a displacement of just 600.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a double overhead cams/twin cam (dohc).
The bike has a 6-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the wet, multiple disc.
It came with a 120/70-zr17 front tire and a 160/60-zr17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via double disc. optional abs. hydraulic. in the front and a single disc. optional abs. hydraulic. in the rear. The front suspension was a telescopic forks while the rear was equipped with a linked monoshock with spring preload adjustment. The Diversion F600 was fitted with a 4.49 Gallon (17.00 Liters) fuel tank. The wheelbase was 56.69 inches (1440 mm) long.
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