THEY’RE HERE! 2016
WHAT’S NEW ON THE 2016
1. A new, lightweight, forged,
two-ring piston headlines the
improvements to the 2016 YZ250F.
The piston features a flat crown
surface with additional strengthening ribs and a shorter, more durable
piston pin with diamond-like carbon
2. Revised piston oil jets direct
oil underneath the new piston,
which helps promote cooling and
contributes to a more stable engine
3. Optimized crankshaft and
counterbalancer designs provide
a revised balance ratio, predictive
power delivery and reduced vibration.
4. Revisions to the YZ250F clutch
boss and shift-stopper arm provide
smoother clutch engagement feel
and more precise shifting action.
5. New ECU settings result in
a smoother transition as the rider
reaches the rev limiter.
6. New brake-pad material and a
larger, 270mm, front brake rotor
deliver improved stopping power.
7. New front and rear suspension
settings help smooth sudden jolts and
reduce front-end dive for a smoother,
more balanced damping feel when
8. The 2016 YZ250F is available in
Yamaha blue and retails for $7590.
The Limited-Edition 60th Anniversary
yellow model retails for $7690.
WHAT’S NEW ON THE 2016 YZ125
1. For 2016 the YZ125 features a
new gold chain and black rims.
2. Revised suspension
3. The 2016 YZ125 will
retail for $6390.