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2012 Yamaha WR250 R | Quick Look

2012 Yamaha Motorcycle

Rooted in theYZ250F motocrosser and off-roadingWR250F, the street- legal Yamaha WR250R is a highly sophisticated dirt-worthy machine.

Fuel injection is an unusual feature on a bike this size and category, and it feeds a liquid-cooled, DOHC, four-valve single with titanium intake valves.

Power peaks at a staggering 10,000 rpm, so it helps to keep the bike on song. Variable exhaust and intake valves make the most of the highly oversquare e-start engine.

Not all motor, the WR250R has fully adjustable suspension, with a USD fork and linkage rear shock, and an aluminum frame.

2012 Yamaha WR250R Quick Stats

  • ENGINE TYPE: DOHC single
  • BORE x STROKE: 77mm x 53.6mm
  • COMP. RATIO: 11.8:1
  • TRANSMISSION: 6-speed
  • WHEELBASE: 55.9 inches
  • SUSPENSION f/r: 10.6"/10.6"
  • WET WEIGHT: 298 pounds
  • PRICE: $6590

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Don Williams
Don Williams
With 50 years of riding experience, Don Williams is a fan of all kinds of motorcycles. He enjoys sport bikes, cruisers, dirt bikes, touring bikes, adventure bikes, dual sport bikes, and rideable customs. Ask Don what his favorite bike is and he will tell you, "Whatever bike I'm on."

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