|Also called||RZ 250|
Liquid Cooled, Two Stroke, Parallel Twin Cylinder
|Horsepower||35.0 HP (26.1 KW) @ 8000RPM|
|Transmission||Gear box: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
|Brakes||Front: Single Disc
|Recommended Oil||Yamalube 10w-40|
|Related||Yamaha RD250, Yamaha RD250LC|
This was a supersport model developed with the TZ250 as its base. It immediately created a big sensation after its stunning debut at the 1979 Tokyo Motor Show. Its liquid-cooled 2-stroke, 2-cylinder engine pumped out high power equivalent to 140 hp per liter of displacement. This was mounted on a double cradle frame with a Monocross suspension and other features like lightweight cast wheels to produce unprecedented running performance. Even today it remains a legendary model with a devoted following.
Drive[edit | edit source]
The bike has a 5 Speed transmission.
Chassis[edit | edit source]
It came with a 3.00-18 front tire and a 3.25-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via Single Disc in the front and a Drum in the rear.
1980 - 1988 Yamaha RZ 250[edit | edit source]
Manufactured during the 80's, the bike had a liquid cooled, two stroke, parallel twin cylinder, 247cc engine.
In Media[edit | edit source]