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1989 YZ250M

Collection items

(1989 / Racing Machine)


This factory machine took the YZ250 production motocrosser as its base and modified it for racing. It had a semi-double cradle frame made of high-tensile steel pipe with a squared downtube, an aluminum fuel tank with an air intake scoop, an upside-down front fork and more. Pekka Vehkonen rode this machine to rank 2nd in the 250cc World Motocross Championship.

  • Engine type: Liquid-cooled, 2-stroke, single-cylinder, 246cm³
  • Piston reed intake valve
  • Transmission: 5-speed
  • Maximum power output: 37.1kW (50.5PS) / 8,000r/min

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