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2018 Yamaha TW200 Review

2018 Yamaha TW200
2018 Yamaha TW200
2018 Yamaha TW200
2018 Yamaha TW200
2018 Yamaha TW200
2018 Yamaha TW200
2018 Yamaha TW200
2018 Yamaha TW200
2018 Yamaha TW200
2018 Yamaha TW200

Versatility, comfort and extra-low seat with big fat tires for an ultra-smooth ride.

 

ULTRA‑LOW SEAT, ULTRA‑DUAL SPORT.

Versatility, comfort and extra‑low seat with big fat tires for an ultra‑smooth ride.

A low seat, extra wide tires, and, most importantly, a proven 4-stoke engine, have cemented the TW200’s reputation as a unique, fun loving dual purpose ride. Whether you’re a beginner or a veteran; a camper or a city dweller, this bike guarantees good times.

POWER
Proven, 196cc, air-cooled, SOHC, 2-valve, 4-stroke single delivers torquey low- and mid-range power perfectly suited to off-road exploring or riding around town.

COMFORT
Internal engine counter balancer provides smooth performance while the wide tires provide plenty of grip and a unique style. The long, wide seat design means lots of comfort whether exploring, commuting or just out having fun.

 

2018 Yamaha TW200 Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

  • Terrain-Conquering Tires
    Those big fat tires deliver great traction and rider comfort over a wide range of terrain, and they make the TW200 the most distinctive-looking, dual-purpose machine around.
  • Low Seat Height
    A low seat and compact chassis help inspire confidence in anybody who rides the TW200, making it one of the most user friendly on/off-road bikes on the market.
  • Electric Start
    Electric start and full street equipment mean it’s super convenient to ride the TW200 just about wherever you need to go.

 

 

2018 Yamaha TW200 Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

ENGINE

  • Super reliable, 196cc, air-cooled, SOHC, 2-valve, single delivers torquey low- and mid-range power perfectly suited to off-road exploring or riding around town.
  • Electric starting.
    • Fast, easy no hassle starting
  • Single overhead camshaft (SOHC), 2-valve cylinder head.
    • basic design for easy, less expensive maintenance
    • 34 mm intake & 28.5 mm exhaust valves
    • utilizes easy to adjust conventional rocker arms & screw type tappet adjusters
  • Automatic cam chain tensioner.
    • reduces mechanical engine noise and maintenance
  • Aluminum cylinder features a cast iron liner.
    • cylinder can be “bored out” in the event of a problem (2 sizes available)
  • Lightweight ball bearing mounted crankshaft.
    • excellent durability
    • fast engine response
  • Engine counter balancer.
    • reduces engine vibration to maximize rider comfort
  • 28mm Teikei carburetor
    • carb mounted choke knob
    • provides crisp throttle response
    • excellent fuel economy
  • Washable, foam air filter reduces maintenance costs.
  • Easy access element-type oil filter & drain plug for fast oil changes.
  • Smooth shifting 5-speed transmission with manual clutch.
    • optimized gear ratios for both on & off road riding
    • 5th gear is an overdrive gear to reduce engine rpm at highway speeds
  • Upswept exhaust system
    • exhaust note is quiet & environmentally friendly
    • cleanable spark arrestor
    • heat shields on header pipe & muffler protect rider & passenger from accidental contact
  • Maintenance-free capacitor discharge ignition (CDI).
    • produces a strong spark for fast starts
    • provides precise ignition timing / mapping for optimum engine performance at all rpms
  • Rugged, aluminum engine skid plate

CHASSIS

  • Compact, diamond-type, high-tensile steel frame.
  • Rugged, steel box section swingarm.
    • grease fittings at the swingarm pivot points for easy maintenance & extended service life
    • fitted with easy-to-use eccentric chain adjusters
  • 33mm front fork with 160mm (6.3″) of wheel travel
    • soaks up the bumps for a comfortable ride
    • rubber fork boots (gaiters) keep dirt and grit out of fork seals for extended life
  • Single shock Monocross link rear suspension with 150mm (5.9″) of wheel travel.
  • 220mm front disc brake with twin piston caliper
    • ensures serious stopping power
  • Rear drum brake
    • solid stopping power
    • easy-to-use, wing nut style adjuster
  • Wide, 130/80-18 front tire & unique 180/80-14 rear tire.
    • deliver extra traction & great rider comfort over a wide range of terrain
    • rear tire helps make TW200 the most distinct-looking dual purpose machine in the industry
  • Low, 790mm (31.1″) seat height
    • allows most riders to put both feet firmly on the ground.
  • 7 litre steel fuel tank
    • on/off/reserve fuel petcock provides peace of mind
    • 1.7 litre reserve
  • Lightweight aluminum alloy front & rear rims
    • excellent durability
    • reduces unsprung weight for optimal suspension performance
  • Powerful, 60/55-watt, halogen headlight
  • Mini, enduro style fairing
    • helps reduce wind buffeting at highway speeds
    • adds a styling highlight too.
  • Compact meter / instrument assembly
    • functions include: speedometer, odometer & resettable trip meter
    • indicator lights for neutral, high beam & turn signals

DETAILS

  • Flexible turn signals resist damage
  • Oil level sight glass
  • Locking helmet holder
  • Locking steering & gas cap
  • Handy rear cargo platform
  • Bungee cord hook points (4), below the cargo platform
  • Serrated, folding, steel foot pegs
  • Passenger pegs & passenger grab strap
  • Rubber “boots” on brake & clutch levers help reduce mud & dirt damage/wear

 

 

 

2018 Yamaha TW200 – Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $4,599 – Sandy Beige USD

Engine Type 196cc air-cooled SOHC 4-stroke; 2 valves
Bore x Stroke 67.0mm x 55.7mm
Compression Ratio 9.5:1
Fuel Delivery Mikuni® 28mm
Ignition CDI
Transmission Constant-mesh 5-speed; multiplate wet clutch
Final Drive Chain
Suspension / Front Telescopic fork; 6.3-in travel
Suspension / Rear Single shock; 5.9-in travel
Brakes / Front Single disc, 220mm
Brakes / Rear Drum, 110mm
Tires / Front 130/80-18
Tires / Rear 180/80-14
L x W x H 82.3 in x 32.3 in x 44.1 in
Seat Height 31.1 in
Wheelbase 52.2 in
Rake (Caster Angle) 25.8°
Trail 3.4 in
Maximum Ground
Clearance
10.4 in
Fuel Capacity 1.8 gal
Fuel Economy** 78 mpg
Wet Weight*** 278 lb
Warranty 1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)
Color Sandy Beige

 

 

 

 

2018 Yamaha TW200 – Totalmotorcycle.com Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $5,149 CDN

ENGINE
Engine
Air-cooled, SOHC, 2-valve, single
Displacement
196cc
Bore and Stroke
67 x 55.7mm
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
Maximum Torque
1.4kg-m (10.1ft-lb)@ 7,000 rpm
Fuel Delivery
Teikei MV28
Estimated Fuel Consumption±
33kpl / 93.2mpg (Imp.)
Ignition / Starting
CDI / Electric Start
Transmission
5-speed
Final Drive
Chain
CHASSIS
Suspension (Front)
33mm fork / 160mm (6.3″) wheel travel
Suspension (Rear)
Monocross / 150mm (5.9″) wheel travel
Brakes (Front)
220mm disc / twin piston caliper
Brakes (Rear)
Drum
Tires (Front)
130/80-18
Tires (Rear)
180/80-14
CRITICAL DATA
Length
2,090mm (82.3″)
Width
820mm (32.3″)
Height
1,120mm (44.1″)
Wheelbase
1,325mm (52.2″)
Ground Clearance
265mm (10.4″)
Seat Height
790mm (31.1″)
Fuel Capacity
7 litres (1.5 imp. gallons)
Wet Weight
126kg (278 lb)
Colour(s)
Metallic Black

 

 

 

2018 Yamaha TW200 – Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £ GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)

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