Yamaha RZ250

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Yamaha RZ250
Also called RZ 250
Production 1980
Class Sport Bike
Predecessor Yamaha TZ250
Liquid Cooled, Two Stroke, Parallel Twin Cylinder
Compression ratio 6.7:1
Horsepower 35.0 HP (26.1 KW) @ 8000RPM
Transmission Gear box: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Brakes Front: Single Disc
Rear: Drum
Front Tire 3.00-18
Rear Tire 3.25-18
Recommended Oil Yamalube 10w-40
Related Yamaha RD250, Yamaha RD250LC
Manuals Service Manual

The Yamaha RZ 250 was a Liquid Cooled, Two Stroke, Parallel Twin Cylinder Sport Bike motorcycle produced by Yamaha in 1980. Claimed horsepower was 35.0 HP (26.1 KW) @ 8000 RPM.

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]

1980 - 1988 Yamaha RZ 250 1980 - 1988 Yamaha RZ 250

Manufactured during the 80's, the bike had a liquid cooled, two stroke, parallel twin cylinder, 247cc engine.

In Media[edit | edit source]