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1989 TZR250

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(1989 / Production Model)


The long-awaited TZR250 “racer replica” had caused a stir and been met with rave reviews upon its introduction in 1985, and this second-generation model pursued the utmost limits of the original concept. It adopted an uncommon engine layout with rear-facing exhaust ports, and overthrew the prevailing notion many enthusiasts at the time had of such a format never coming to a production bike. As other manufacturers were shifting towards V-twins, this model sought the yet-untapped potential of a sports model with a more traditional in-line 2-cylinder engine, and numerous technologies in their most refined form to date were employed on this model.

  • Overall length × width × height: 2,040mm × 655mm × 1,100mm
  • Weight: 136kg
  • Engine type: Liquid-cooled, 2-stroke, in-line 2-cylinder, 249cm³
  • Maximum power output: 33.1kW (45.0PS) / 9,500r/min
  • Maximum torque: 37.3N・m(3.8kgf・m)/ 8,000r/min
  • Price: ¥619,000

*All figures, etc. in a model's description or specifications are from when the model was originally released.

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