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Introducing the Yamaha Raptor 250R

Yamaha Motors welcomes its newest addition in their Sport ATV line–the Yamaha Raptor 250R. Boasting the qualities of the Raptor 250 and improved performance and handling thanks to its piggyback reservoir shocks, the Yamaha is ready to conquer the track and trail.

Short History

It was 1988 when Yamaha Motors introduced Yamaha Blaster 200. From its release, it quickly gained popularity in all ATV lovers all over the world and became one of the best selling quads of all time. However, the emission restrictions have changed over the years and became more restrictive. Yamaha Blaster, with its two-stroke power plant, has lost its charm and then Yamaha Motors decided to cut its production in 2007. After a year, they released its modern and sportier successor: the 2008 Yamaha Raptor 250.

2 years have passed and now Yamaha Motors is now aiming for higher ambition with the Raptor 250. Just arrived in the market is the wilder Yamaha Raptor 250R.

Key Features

·Intimidating Raptor style and stance and bold and stylish design

·Ergonomically-designed for all-day sport-riding

·Five-speed manual transmission that has gear for every terrain

·Lightweight 249cc, air-cooled engine

·Low-profile 19-inch rear tires for superb traction and performance

·Longest suspension travel and lowest seat in its Raptor class

·Most lightweight Quad ATV that is greatly maneuverable and provides nimble handling

The lightest Quad ATV

Yamaha Raptor 250R is considered the most lightweight Quad ATV in the market. What makes it even more awesome is that it performs it gives each rider the most powerful experience in the track and trail. Each part of this wonderful Quad ATV is a perfect mix to make it the most lightweight.

The low weight rating of the 250R is thanks to a combination of aluminum wheels and Dunlop ATV tires. These tires reduce unsprung weight and allow the suspension to work more, without restraint. The compact steel frame of the 250R engine provides strength and lightweight power plant. By using advance and updated technology, this Quad ATV is able to create a 4-stroke air cooled engine that is 50 pounds lighter than its predecessor, the Yamaha Blaster.

One of the reasons why this Quad ATV has a low weight rating is because of the combination of aluminum wheels and Dunlop ATV tires. These tires reduce unsprung weight and allow the suspension to work more, without restraint.

Also adding to its lightweight design is the compact steel frame of the 250R engine provides strength and lightweight power plant. By using advance and updated technology, this lightweight ATV is able to create a 4-stroke air cooled engine that is 50 pounds lighter than its predecessor, the Yamaha Blaster. Compared to a full-size ATV from Polaris, Honda or Suzuki, the 250R is also lighter by 50 pounds.

Clearly the Yamaha has succeeded in creating the best ATV in the market: the Yamaha Raptor 250R.