Yamaha DS 6

Yamaha DS 6

The Yamaha DS 6 was a twin, two-stroke standard produced by Yamaha in 1970.

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Model year
1970
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Make
Yamaha
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Engine Power
27.74 HP (20.4 kW) @ 7250 rpm
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Top Speed
90.72 mph

Technical Specifications

Engine and transmission

  • Engine type:
    2 cylinders, 2-stroke
  • Displacement:
    246 cc (15.03 cubic inches)
  • Bore × stroke:
    2.2 inch × 1.97 inch (oversquare - shortstroke)
  • Cooling system:
    Air cooled
  • Power:
    27.74 HP (20.4 kW) @ 7250 rpm
  • Throttle:
    Cable operated
  • Sparks per cylinder:
    1
  • Fuel supply system:
    Carburetor
  • Compression:
    7.3:1
  • Gear box:
    Manual 5-speed
  • Clutch:
    Wet, multiple discs, cable operated
  • Final drive:
    Chain
  • Starter:
    Electric

Dimensions

  • Curb weight:
    319.7 lbs

Chassis and suspension

  • Front
    Suspension:
    Cartridge
    Brake:
    Drum
  • Rear
    Suspension:
    twin shock, Swingarm
    Brake:
    Drum
  • Frame type:
    steel, Double cradle frame

Other

  • ABS available:
    No
  • Power-to-weight ratio:
    0.14 KW/lbs (7.11 lbs/HP)
  • Top speed:
    90.72 mph
  • Fuel capacity:
    2.91 gals
  • Number of riders:
    2 persons

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