Twin cylinder, two stroke, air-cooled
|Bore / Stroke||53.3mm x 53.3mm|
|Horsepower||14.48 HP (10.8 KW) @ 6000RPM|
|Transmission||Gear box: 3-Speed
Final Drive: Chain
|Suspension||Front: Telescopic forks
Rear: Swing arm
|Front Tire||2.50 -16|
|Rear Tire||2.50 -16|
|Weight||138.0 kg (wet)|
|Recommended Oil||Yamalube 10w-40|
The Yamaha YD-2 was a Twin cylinder, two stroke, air-cooled Naked motorcycle produced by Yamaha in 1958 featuring a pressed-steel, monocoque frame. Claimed horsepower was 14.48 HP (10.8 KW) @ 6000 RPM. It was the first Yamaha with electric start. It was basically just a Yamaha YD-1 with electric start added.
The bike has a 3-Speed transmission. Power was moderated via the Wet multi-discs.
It came with a 2.50 -16 front tire and a 2.50 -16 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via Drum in the front and a Drum in the rear. The front suspension was a Telescopic forks while the rear was equipped with a Swing arm.