2008 Yamaha WR250X/R - Pocket Rockets

By Chris Denison, Photography by Mark Kariya

Tech Spec

Yamaha WR250X

A supermoto version of the dual-sport version of the off-road WR250F.

No direct competition, though the $6199 Suzuki DR-Z400SM comes closest.

Price $5999
Engine type l-c four-stroke single
Valve train DOHC, 4v
Displacement 250cc
Transmission 6-speed
Claimed horsepower na
Claimed torque na
Frame Aluminum semi-double cradle
Front suspension 46mm Kayaba inverted fork with adjustable compression and rebound damping
Rear suspension Single Kayaba shock with adjustable spring preload, compression and rebound damping
Front brake Single Nissin two-piston caliper, 298mm disc
Rear brake Single Nissin one-piston caliper, 230mm disc
Front tire 110/70-17 Bridgestone BT090F
Rear tire 140/70-17 Bridgestone BT090R
Seat height 35.7 in.
Wheelbase 56.1 in.
Fuel capacity 2.0 gal.
Claimed dry weight 280 lbs.


A lightweight supermoto that's a ton of fun

By Chris Denison
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