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1964 YDS-3

Collection items

(1964 / Production Model)


This was the third generation model of the YDS series of 2-stroke, 2-cylinder road sports bikes. With the “Autolube” separate oil supply system that revolutionized 2-stroke engine models, increased low- to mid-speed performance and a 3-way adjustable shock absorber, it achieved improved riding performance and handling in city areas and attracted many new fans internationally as a Japanese sport model.
*The tuning fork mark on the tank was changed to “YAMAHA” six months after the release.

  • Overall length × width × height: 1,975mm × 780mm × 1,050mm
  • Weight: 159kg
  • Engine type: Air-cooled, 2-stroke, in-line 2-cylinder, 246cm³
  • Maximum power output: 17.6kW (24.0PS) / 7,500r/min
  • Maximum torque: 22.6N・m (2.3kgf・m) / 6,000r/min
  • Price: ¥187,000

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


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