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Yamaha RD250
Current Prices: £5,150–£2,750
Insurance Costs: 4 / 10

Specs

  • Seat Height: Average (800 mm / 31.5 inches)
  • Weight: Average (156 kg / 344 lbs)
  • Fuel Capacity: Average (14.5 litres / 3.8 US gallons)
  • Economy: Average (40 mpg / 7.1 l/100km / 14.2 km/l)
  • Range: Average (130 miles / 209 km)
  • Top Speed: Average (95 mph / 153 km/h)
  • Capacity: Low (247 cc)
  • Power: Average (30 bhp / 22 kW)
  • Power to Weight: Low (0.192 bhp/kg / 0.143 kW/kg)
  • Redline: Average (8,500 rpm)
  • Road Tax / VED: Medium (£47 Per Year)
  • Launch RRP: £515

For Sale (5)

  • 1976 YAMAHA RD400 CLASSIC IN OUTSTANDING CONDITION         rd350 rd250 kh gt era
    £9,990 🤍
    • 1976
    • Southampton(Map)
    • ebay
    • YAMAHA RD400 CLASSIC IN OUTSTANDING CONDITION rd350 rd250 kh gt era
  • 1976 Yamaha RD250. Lots of Money Recently Spent.
    £6,995 🤍
    • 1976
    • Northampton(Map)
    • ebay
    • Yamaha RD250. Lots of Money Recently Spent.
  • 1977 YAMAHA RD250-C STUNNINGLY RESTORED AND REBUILT
    £6,995 🤍
    • 1977
    • Bradford(Map)
    • ebay
    • Call for Finance and Delivery Options 01274 694231
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Price Guide & Used Prices

Year
Dealer
Private
Part Ex
Mileage
1979
£5,150
£4,150
£3,650
1,100
1978
£4,950
£3,950
£3,450
1,100
1977
£4,700
£3,750
£3,300
1,100
1976
£4,450
£3,550
£3,100
1,100
1975
£4,200
£3,350
£2,950
1,100
1974
£3,950
£3,150
£2,750
1,100
1973
£3,700
£2,950
£2,600
1,100
1972
£3,450
£2,750
£2,450
1,100

Year shows signs of appreciation

Gear & Accessories

Review In A Few

Pros

  • 6 gears with some tinkering
  • Two stroke power
  • Lightweight
  • Brakes

Cons

  • Economy
  • Handling

What Is It?

The Yamaha RD250 is a premium A2 licence friendly naked bike. It's powered by an air-cooled 247 cc two stroke parallel twin engine which puts out 29.9 bhp at 7,500 rpm and maximum torque at 7,000 rpm.

Features include:

  • Steel tubular frame and swingarm
  • 267 mm disc up front with two piston caliper
  • 180 mm drum brake at the rear
  • Standard fork
  • Dual rear shocks
  • Mikuni VM28 carbs
  • Reed valves
  • Kick starter
  • Chain guard
  • Dual analogue dash
  • Centre stand
  • 2->2 exhaust system
  • 5 speed gearbox

The 7-spoke 18" wheels take a Bridgestone 3.00 tyre at the front and a 3.50 at the rear.

Colours: Black, grey, white, yellow, blue, red, white/red, white/blue, silver/red/white, orange/white/black

Did You Know?

RD stands for Race Development.

Model History & Updates

  • 1975: Revised gear ratios and cylinder heads.
  • 1976: Rear disc brake, 7-spoke cast wheels and 16.5 litre tank.
  • 1979: Electronic ignition added.

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Popularity & How Many Left

Year
On Road
Off Road
Total
For Sale / Month
1979
12
15
27
30
1978
10
8
18
29
1977
17
8
25
21
1976
23
9
32
69
1975
17
14
31
6
1974
20
15
35
47
1973
14
14
28
3
1972
6
8
14
Rarely

Source: DVLA

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