Yamaha RD250: review, history, specs
|Also called||RD250, RD250LC|
|Production||1973 - 1975|
two cylinder parallel twin, two-stroke
|Bore / Stroke||54.0mm x 54.0mm|
|Top Speed||101 mph (163 km/h)|
|Horsepower||37.15 HP (27.7 KW) @ 8500RPM|
|Air Filter||K&N YA-0700 `73-75|
|Spark Plug||NGK B8HS 73-75|
|Battery||YUASA 12N5-5A-3B 73-75|
|Transmission||Gear box: 6-speed
Final Drive: chain
|Final Drive||Chain: 530x92|
|Brakes||Front: single disc
Rear: expanding brake
|Weight||158.0 kg (wet)|
|Recommended Oil||Yamalube 10w-40|
|Fuel Capacity||4.49 Gallon (17.00 Liters)|
Suzuki T250R and T250J
|Value||$2000 - $3000|
The Yamaha RD250 was a two cylinder parallel twin, two-stroke Classic motorcycle produced by Yamaha between 1973 and 1985. It could reach a top speed of 101 mph (163 km/h). Claimed horsepower was 37.15 HP (27.7 KW) @ 8500 RPM.
Engine[edit | edit source]
The engine was an air cooled two cylinder transverse parallel twin, two-stroke. A 54.0mm bore x 54.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 250.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a membrane & power valve.
Drive[edit | edit source]
The bike has a 6-speed transmission.
Chassis[edit | edit source]
It came with a 3.00-18 front tire and a 3.50-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc in the front and a expanding brake in the rear. The RD250 was fitted with a 4.49 Gallon (17.00 Liters) fuel tank.
1973[edit | edit source]
1974[edit | edit source]
1975[edit | edit source]
In Media[edit | edit source]
See Also[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- 2019 K&L Supply Co Catalog. K&L Supply Co. 2019.