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2018
YZ85
TOP FEATURES
1. Modern Styling
Aggressive, modern styling includes the front fender, number plate,
radiator shroud and side number plates.
2. Adjustable Controls
Clutch lever reach adjuster to accommodate smaller hands for younger
riders.
3 . Compact Two
Two-- Stroke Powerplant
Liquid-cooled, 85cc crankcase reed-valve-inducted six-speed is light,
compact and designed to deliver hard-hitting, moto-winning power
throughout the rpm range.
4 . Close
Close-- Ratio Transmission
Smooth-shifting, six-speed close-ratio transmission with heavy duty
multiplate clutch delivers maximum hookup for outstanding
acceleration and corner-exiting power.
5 . Strong, Compact Frame
Ultra-rigid, single-backbone, semi-double-cradle frame is lightweight
and strong for sharp handling.
6 . Race
Race-- Ready Suspension
Fully adjustable suspension allows a broad adjustment range to suit
everybody from rank novice to mini expert.
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2018
FEATURES & BENEFITS
ENGINE
Compact, Powerful Two-Stroke
85cc liquid-cooled, crankcase reed-valve-inducted, two-stroke engine
inhales through a 28mm Keihin® flat-slide carburetor; seamless
throttle response across the powerband is the result.
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Reliable Clutch Design
Involute spline set-up in clutch means smoother shifting under power
with great durability at competition-level usage. A two-piece clutch
cover provides easy access during maintenance.
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High Capacity Radiator
Lightweight radiator has large cores and louvers, and the water pump
features a cast aluminum (vs. resin) impeller for maximum cooling
efficiency.
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Race-Tuned Exhaust
Lightweight exhaust system design helps create a broader powerband
with stronger low-end punch.
YZ85
ADDITIONAL FEATURES
Smart Rider Ergonomics
Wide handlebar and flat fuel tank, radiator shrouds, side panels and
rear fender provide rider with leverage and freedom of movement and
weight transfer.
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Grippy Footpegs
Wide foot pegs provide superb comfort and grip.
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Simplified Servicing
Separate clutch cover with transmission oil filler opening makes for
easy maintenance.
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Fuel Tank Design
Fuel tank cap is wider for easier usage, and large tank opening ensures
fast, hassle-free refueling.
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High-Flow Airbox
Airbox design ensures greater air cleaning performance and easier
maintenance.
CHASSIS/SUSPENSION
Lightweight Subframe
Rear subframe is removable to allow easy maintenance.
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Fully-Adjustable Fork
Lightweight 36mm KYB® inverted cartridge fork features 10.8 inches
of travel with compression and rebound damping adjustability, and
low-friction outer tubes and internals.
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Fully Adjustable Shock
Rear suspension features fully adjustable Kayaba® link-type shock with
11.1 inches of travel and race-tested compression damping valving.
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SPECIFICATIONS:
Engine Type
85cc liquid-cooled 2-stroke; reed-valve inducted
Bore x Stroke
47.5mm x 47.8mm
Compression Ratio
8.1:1
Fuel Delivery
Keihin® PWK 28
Ignition
CDI
Transmission
Constant-mesh 6-speed; multiplate wet clutch
Final Drive
Chain
Suspension / Front
Inverted fork; fully adjustable, 10.8-in travel
Suspension / Rear
Single shock; fully adjustable, 11.1-in travel
Brakes / Front
Hydraulic single disc, 220mm
Brakes / Rear
Hydraulic single disc, 190mm
Tires / Front
70/100-17 Dunlop®
Tires / Rear
90/100-14 Dunlop®
LxWxH
71.7 in x 29.9 in x 44.3 in
Seat Height
33.1 in
Wheelbase
49.5 in
Rake (Caster Angle)
26.2°
Trail
3.5 in
Maximum Ground
Clearance
13.0 in
Fuel Capacity
1.3 gal
Wet Weight***
157 lb
Warranty
30 Day (Limited Factory Warranty)
Color
Team Yamaha Blue
High Performance Brakes
220mm front disc and 190mm rear disc brakes with stainless steel
rotors deliver strong, precise stopping power.
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Lightweight Wheels
Lightweight 17-inch front and 14-inch rear rims are durable and
reduce unsprung weight for optimal suspension performance.
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Race-Ready Tires
Dunlop® knobbies provide great traction on a variety of tracks and
terrain.
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*** Wet weight includes the vehicle with all standard equipment and all fluids, including oil, coolant (as
applicable) and a full tank of fuel. It does not include the weight of options or accessories. Wet weight is
useful in making real
real--world comparisons with other models.
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