Yamaha Riva: history, specs, pictures

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Yamaha Riva
Also called Riva 200Z, Riva 200
Production 1986 - 1989
Class Scooter
single cylinder, four-stroke
Fuel System carburetor
Ignition transistor controlled
Transmission Gear box: automatic
Final Drive: belt
Suspension Front: bottom link
Rear: unit swingarm
Brakes Front: expanding brake (drum brake)
Rear: expanding brake (drum brake)
Front Tire 400/10-4pr
Rear Tire 400/10-4pr
Wheelbase 50.79 inches (1290 mm)
Length 75.59 inches (1920 mm)
Width 28.11 inches (714 mm)
Height 44.29 inches (1125 mm)
Seat Height 29.29 inches (744 mm)
Weight 253.09 pounds (114.8 Kg) (dry),
Recommended Oil Yamalube 10w-40
Fuel Capacity 1.7 Gallon (6.43 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual

The Yamaha Riva 200Z was a single cylinder, four-stroke scooter produced by Yamaha between 1986 and 1989.


The engine was a air cooled single cylinder, four-stroke. Fuel was supplied via a overhead valves (ohv).


The bike has a automatic transmission.


It came with a 400/10-4pr front tire and a 400/10-4pr rear tire. Stopping was achieved via expanding brake (drum brake) in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear. The front suspension was a bottom link while the rear was equipped with a unit swingarm. The Riva 200Z was fitted with a 1.7 Gallon (6.43 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 253.09 pounds (114.8 Kg). The wheelbase was 50.79 inches (1290 mm) long.

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