2012 Yamaha Raptor 250
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2012 Yamaha Raptor 250 Review
Yamaha’s Raptor 250 is serious fun and is the lightest full-size sport ATV out there delivering numble handling and great power to weight ratio. Plus you get aggressive 2012 Raptor styling, class exclusive five speed manual transmission and low profile 19 inch rear tires for outstanding traction and performance.
The Raptor 250 is super light, but packs a mighty punch.
Featuring big Raptor styling in a sharp-handling package that’s built to take on whatever the trail throws at it. The Raptor 250 is powered by an engine that feels bigger than 249cc and comes standard with electric starting, Raptor-style head- and taillights, a flip-type parking brake, YFZ-style footpegs and high-performance suspension. You’d be hard pressed to find higher performance or more fun in such an affordable package.
All-aluminum cylinder, plated with ceramic composite
Big Raptor-inspired sports suspension
A durable air/oil cooled 249cc four-stroke single overhead cam engine pumps out plenty of smooth power with a strong focus on mid-range torque for ease of use and awesome trail performance.
Convenient push-button electric start works in any gear for easy operation.
Washable foam air filter is reusable and provides excellent filtering qualities.
Power is pushed through a close-ratio, manual 5-speed transmission to the wheels.
The hydraulic brakes get cross drilled rotors both front and back for awesome stopping power. And features a toggle link-type parking brake lever with auto-adjust feature that keeps maintenance to a minimum.
The Raptor 250 runs specially designed Dunlop radials for awesome cornering and can tackle an array of terrain conditions. They’re mounted on aluminum rims with a rolled edge for added durability.
Oil cooler for additional cooling capacity
Valve timing set for low- and mid-range power
Ceramic composite plated cylinder for improved engine durability
Dual 30 Watt halogen headlights for improved visibility
Hydraulic disc brakes for awesome stopping power
Lightweight aluminum wheels
Eccentric chain adjuster for easy maintenance
Internal rubber spacers in the crankcase to maintain oil level while going uphill
Dust proof cover on Mikuni carburetor
“No tool”” removable air filter for easy cleaning
Three expansion chamber muffler for less weight and reduced noise
High tension steel frame for increased strength and reduced weight
Lightweight front and rear grab bars
Durable plastic skid plates that won’t rust for increased protection
Double wishbone front suspension with 10mm more travel than the Blaster 200
Link less Mono-Cross rear suspension for improved mass centralization
High rigidity brake calipers for improved braking performance
Link type parking brake lever for convenient one handed operation
Aggressive Raptor style front and rear fenders detach without disassembling electrical parts for air box
2012 Yamaha Raptor 250 – USA Specifications
Model not available in the USA
2012 Yamaha Raptor 250 – Canadian Specifications
Canadian MSRP* $6,099 CDN
Engine 4-stroke,SOHC,air/oil cooled, single
Bore and Stroke 74.0 mm Ã— 58.0 mm
Compression Ratio 9.5 : 1
Carburetion Mikuni BSR 29
Starting Electric Start
Transmission 5-speed manual
Final Drive Chain
Suspension (Front) Independent Double Wishbone w/double tube front shocks, 7.5″ travel;
Suspension (Rear) Link less Mono-Cross rear suspension with aluminum swingarm, 7.9″ travel;
Brakes (Front) Dual hydraulic disc
Brakes (Rear) Hydraulic disc
Tires (Front) AT20X7-10 Radial
Tires (Rear) AT19X10-9 Radial
Ground Clearance 100mm / 195mm
Seat Height 730mm
Wet Weight 150kg (330lb)
Fuel Capacity 9 Liters
Colour(s) Yamaha Racing Blue
Specifications, appearance, and price of product are subject to change without notice.
* MSRP does not include freight, PDI (Pre Delivery Inspection), pre-rigging (boats), or taxes. Dealer may sell for less.