If you’re looking for pure performance and full‑throttle adrenaline, the YZ250 is 2‑strokes of lightweight power combined with legendary Yamaha reliability. The YZ250 comes race-ready out of the crate, complete with an aluminium handlebar, 2-position adjustable handlebar clamp, full foot pegs, gripper seat and adjustable clutch lever with works-style cable adjuster.
It’s modern and aggressive styling, including front fender, front number plate, radiator shrouds, side number plates, air box, rear bumper, fork guards, as well as the rear brake disc protector, rear brake calliper protector and broader footpegs makes the two-stroke look just like the 4-strokes. It’s also got a lightweight aluminium frame housing a patented YPVS™-equipped ripper of an engine, which means an impressive power-to-weight ratio.
When you’re going fast around corners, you want to know that you’ve got great working brakes baking you up. The YZ250 has a 270mm front brake. The front disc brake coupled with high-performance pad material offers outstanding machine control and performance, with exceptional stopping power and controllability. Then there’s the highly advanced KYB® Shock, a fully adjustable reduced-friction Kashima Coat™ internals, 12.4 inches of travel, separate adjusters for high- and low-speed compression damping, and a full lock oil rebound system for increased comfort. All add up to fantastic rear wheel control and a sweet ride. And it all sits on Excel® Rims, lightweight 21-inch front and 19-inch rear rims provide exceptional durability and help reduce unsprung weight for optimal suspension, performance, and handling especially on premium Dunlop® tyres that offer race-spec traction and wear.
When it comes to the heart of this ride, the engine, you can’t go wrong with two-Stroke power. The 249cc liquid-cooled reed-valve-inducted two-stroke engine is lightweight, compact and features an incredibly broad, hard-hitting powerband. Yamaha’s Power Valve System is a Patented YPVS™ and combines crisp, hard-hitting bottom-end acceleration with robust midrange and eye-opening top-end.
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