The Yamaha brand is well-known for its high performing engine and superb chassis. This brand has launched the number of fantastic cross country bikes over the past years, and it has maintained its tradition by starting the new 2018 Yamaha YZ250X Cross Country Motorcycle for its customers. This bike features an ultimate 2-stroke off-road racer. The review of the new 2018 Yamaha YZ250X Cross Country Motorcycle with its price and specification have been given below.
2018 Yamaha YZ250X Cross Country Motorcycle – Features and Price
The new 2018 Yamaha YZ250X Cross Country Motorcycle features the powerful 249 ccs liquid-cooled engine. This cross country off-road bike features the revised compression ratio, exhaust port and new Yamaha Power Valve System (YPVS) offering the best performance of all times. This latest dirt bike features the patented Yamaha Power Valve System with the broader opening timing as compared to the 2017 Yamaha YZ250F for smoother power delivery. An all-new exhaust expansion chamber has been designed especially for the new Yamaha YZ250X, which improves both horizontal and vertical clearance on tight and technical trials.
The 38 mm of Keihin PWK carburetor with the throttle position sensor offers precise fuel and air mixing and crisp throttle response throughout its powerband. The new carbon fiber reed-valve petals enhance the throttle response and engine performance throughout the entire RPM range. The latest smooth-shifting five-speed, wide-ratio of transmission guarantee to provide proper gearing from tight woods section to wide-open fire roads. The large-capacity radiator has the ten-row core with four louvers for better cooling efficiency. The digital CDI ignition system delivers precise spark for faster and stronger response anywhere in the powerband.
Chassis/ Suspension Features
The new 2018 Yamaha YZ250X Cross Country Motorcycle features an ultimately engineered frame and swingarm offering better handling experience. The removable aluminum rear sub-frame is constructed in the square-section tubing for reduced weight. The large 270 mm of front disc brakes have been coupled with high-performance pad material offering an outstanding machine control and performance with better stopping power and controllability than the previous 2017 Yamaha YZ250X Dirt Bike.
An industry-leading fully adjustable KYB spring-type fork with speed sensitive damping uses piston speed to control damping force for precise handling and smoother ride. An all-new fully adjustable KYB shock contains 12.4 inches of travel with separate adjusters for high- and low-speed compression damping, and it has full lock oil rebound system for more comfort and control. The new Dunlop Geomax AT81 tires front and rear are ready to head straight to the races. The 18 inches of rear tire gives superb comfort with reduced pinch flats.
2018 Yamaha YZ250X Cross Country Motorcycle – Price
The new 2018 Yamaha YZ250X Cross Country Motorcycle is available in Team Yamaha Blue with a price of $7,499. It is available in the market from June 2017.
2018 Yamaha YZ250X Cross Country Motorcycle – Technical Specifications
||249 cc, liquid-cooled, 2-stroke, reed-valve inducted
|Bore x Stroke
||66.4 mm × 72 mm
||Constant-mesh 5-speed; multi-plate wet clutch
|Suspension / Front
||All-New KYB® Speed-Sensitive System inverted fork, fully adjustable, 11.8 inches travel
|Suspension / Rear
||KYB® single shock; fully adjustable, 12.4 inches travel
|Brakes / Front
||Hydraulic disc, 270 mm
|Brakes / Rear
||Hydraulic disc, 245 mm
|Tires / Front
||90/90-21 Dunlop® AT81F
|Tires / Rear
||110/100-18 Dunlop® AT81
|L x W x H
||86.0 inches x 32.5 inches x 50.8 inches
|Rake (Caster Angle)
||30 Day (Limited Factory Warranty)
This article provides the complete detail of 2018 Yamaha YZ250X Cross Country Motorcycle, and it is covered under Bikes Catalog. This dirt bike features a powerful and high performing engine. The lightweight and compact chassis design fulfill the desire of achieving full control over the bike. The suspension and braking system provides another sense of comfort to the rider.