1983 YZM250 (0W68)
(1983 / Racing Machine)
This 250cc motocross factory machine had a new engine that was now liquid-cooled mounted on a newly designed semi-double cradle frame. The un-sprung components included a large-diameter twin leading shoe drum brake in front and a new type of bottom-linked Monocross suspension. On it, Danny LaPorte won four heats in the 250cc class of the World Motocross Championships and ranked 2nd for the season.
- Engine type: Liquid-cooled, 2-stroke, single-cylinder, 246cm³
- Piston reed intake valve
- Transmission: 5-speed
- Maximum power output: Over 32.0kW (43.5PS) / 8,250r/min
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