The TZR250 2MA was a popular bike here but we never got the full monty proddie racer 3MA version. The odd one has been imported, and this one we restored is one of the best in Australia...

Darren bought this TZR250 3MA as a blown up sight unseen import late 2019. The 1989 model is the most sought-after TZR and the most YZR250-like of any TZR. With a reverse-cylinder engine and trick electrics, the 3MA was every boy and girl racer’s dream.



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1989 Yamaha TZR2503MA Specifications

Price: $15,000 – plus for average condition.
Claimed Power: 38kW[45hp]@9500rpm (restricted – this example approx 59hp@10,000rpm)
Claimed Torque: N/A
Wet/Dry Weight: 159kg/138kg
Fuel capacity: 16L


Engine: 249cc, 56 x 50.7mm bore x stroke, Twin-cylinder parallel reverse-cylinder, water-cooled, single crank, YPVS, two-stroke, twin carburettors with electronic air control, CDI ignition, 7.4:1 compression
Gearbox: Six-speed close ratio cassette style
Clutch: Wet multi-plate, cable actuation


Chassis: Alloy Deltabox frame with alloy swingarm and triple-clamps
Rake: 25°
Trail: 94mm

Suspension: Conventional semi adjustable forks, remote reservoir fully adjustable Monoshock

Brakes: Twin floating stainless-steel rotors (f), win four-piston calipers and conventional master-cylinder, single rotor (r), single caliper

Wheels & Tyres: Three spoke cast alloy, 110/17 and 150/18in tyres.


Instruments: Analogue speedo and tacho, analogue temperature gauge, warning lights for oil, temp, indicators and high beam.



1989 TZR2503MA Gallery

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