2008 Yamaha YZ250F

2008 Yamaha YZ250F
MSRP $6,249

Other than a slightly anemic motor, the Yamaha is extremely pleasing. It definitely has the most room inside the rider triangle and the massive footpegs make sure the rider can adjust themselves inside the cockpit.


2008 Yamaha YZ250F First Ride

2008 Yamaha YZ250F First Ride

Yamaha stayed low-key with its new YZ250F, but we think the small changes add up to a better machine in 2008.

Specifications
Year2008
ManufacturerYamaha
ModelYZ250F
Engine TypeSingle cylinder 4-stroke DOHC
Engine Displacement250cc
Bore Stroke77 x 53.6mm
CoolingLiquid cooled
Compression Ratio13.5:1
Fuel SystemFCR MX37
IgnitionCDI
Starting SystemKick
TransmissionFive-speed constant mesh
Final DriveChain
Rake TrailNA
Seat Height38.8 in.
Wheelbase57.8 in.
Front Suspension11.8 in.
Rear Suspension12.0 in.
Front BrakeDisc
Rear BrakeDisc
Front Tire80/100-21
Rear Tire100/90-19
Fuel Capacity1.8 gal.
Dry Weight204 lbs.
MSRP$6,249

2015 Yamaha WR250F & YZ250FX First Look

2015 Yamaha WR250F & YZ250FX First Look

Yamaha revealed two new off-road machines during the 2014 AIMExpo, both based on the championship-winning YZ250F, the trail-ready WR250F and cross country racer YZ250FX.

2015 Yamaha YZ250F First Ride

2015 Yamaha YZ250F First Ride

Following a year of significant updates in 2014, Yamaha opts for some subtle changes on its 2015 YZ250F. Do the tweaks help make the machine stronger on track? Check out this first ride to find out.

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