2014 Yamaha YZ250F
The Yamaha YZ250F has been given a Bilateral Beam frame, all-new design of the seat, fuel tank, air box, and wrap-around exhaust system and an exhaust that circles the cylinder. It comes with a larger air filter element, an adjustable fuel injection system, KYB air/oil separated forks and an aluminum muffler.
A few months ago MotoUSA took a short ride on a pre-production 2014 Yamaha YZ250F. Now the production version is here. Is it just as impressive?
|Engine Type||DOHC, four-stroke, four titanium valves|
|Bore Stroke||77.0 mm x 53.6 mm|
|Fuel System||Yamaha Fuel Injection (YFI), Keihin 44 mm|
|Transmission||Constant-mesh five-speed; multiplate wet clutch|
|Seat Height||38.0 in.|
|Front Suspension||KYB Speed-Sensitive System, inverted fork: fully adjustable, 12.2-in. travel|
|Rear Suspension||KYB Fully adjustable single shock; 12.4-in. travel|
|Front Brake||Hydraulic single disc brake, 250 mm|
|Rear Brake||Hydraulic single disc brake, 245 mm|
|Fuel Capacity||2.0 gal.|
|Dry Weight||231 lbs. (Wet)|
MotoUSA’s 2016 250 Motocross Shootout features six machines from six different manufacturers all vying for supremacy in the 250 MX class.