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2012 Yamaha TZR50 WGP 50th Anniversary

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To celebrate Yamaha’s 50 years of success in Grand Prix racing, the Japanese manufacturer created a special edition 50th Anniversary design, based on the red, white and black colour scheme featured on its MotoGP-winning factory bikes. This unique paint scheme is now offered for the Yamaha TZR50.

The unique character of the Yamaha TZR50 had always attracted a lot of interest, while its tasty design made many jaw drops. But the new WGP 50 Anniversary package makes it even more appealing to the eye.

On the technical side of things the Yamaha TZR50 WGP 50th Anniversary continues to offer the same sporty performance as the base model, featuring a responsive liquid-cooled 2-stroke 50cc engine fitted with a 6-speed manual gearbox.

The bike sits on a pair of stylish 17-inch alloy wheels wrapped in 100/80-17 front and 130/70-17 rear tires. The wheels are combined with front and rear disc brakes and a high-specification suspension.

Hit the jump for more information on the 2013 Yamaha TZR50 WGP 50th Anniversary.

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Yamaha TZR50 WGP 50th Anniversary

As soon as you see the TZR50 WGP 50th Anniversary you’re going to know that this is the bike you’ve always wanted. Why? Well, quite simply, there is nothing else like it!

Just take a look at the aerodynamic R-series bodywork with its dynamic MotoGP styling and fox-eye headlights, and you’ll see that this is one very special bike. Powered by a super-responsive liquid-cooled 2-stroke 50cc engine fitted with a 6-speed manual gearbox, the TZR50 WGP 50th Anniversary delivers thrilling performance.

And for razor-sharp handling and great roadholding this super-stylish model features 17-inch alloy wheels as well as front and rear disc brakes and high-specification suspension.

The time has come. You’re ready to taste the freedom of the open road. You want to discover new places and new friends. And the TZR50 WGP 50th Anniversary is ready to power you into a new world – where you’re ready to go anywhere and do anything.

Kickstart the 2-stroke liquid-cooled engine into life, twist the throttle and feel your pulse quicken as you power through the 6-speed manual gearbox. Featuring race-bred technology and R-series supersport styling, this special TZR50 is built to deliver superior power characteristics and precise cornering for even more riding excitement.

Ride the TZR50 WGP 50th Anniversary. And make it happen.

50th Anniversary colours

Yamaha TZR50 WGP 50th Anniversary

To celebrate Yamaha’s 50 years of success in Grand Prix racing, we’ve created a special edition 50th Anniversary design. Based on the famous red, white and black colour scheme featured on our MotoGP-winning factory bikes, this dynamic new look makes the TZR50 even more desirable!

Aerodynamic bodywork

Yamaha TZR50 WGP 50th Anniversary

Take a look at the sleek aerodynamic bodywork of the TZR50 WGP 50th Anniversary, and its strong R-series influence is clear. Just like our bigger supersport bikes, the TZR50 is equipped with stylish fox-eye headlights – and for superior performance the slimline bodywork combined with the tank-seat position gives a sporty, tucked in riding position.

Slick-shifting 6-speed manual gearbox

Yamaha TZR50 WGP 50th Anniversary

To get the best performance from the responsive 2-stroke 50cc engine we’ve equipped the TZR50 WGP 50th Anniversary with a big-bike type 6-speed manual gearbox. Whether you’re riding on busy city streets or out on the open road, the slick-shifting gearbox allows you to choose the right gear to suit every situation.

Liquid-cooled 2-stroke 50cc engine

Yamaha TZR50 WGP 50th Anniversary

Powering this TZR50 is a compact and lightweight 50cc 2-stroke engine which has been developed using Yamaha’s race-bred technology. For strong and consistent performance through the rev range this responsive powerplant features liquid cooling. Furthermore, the lightweight supersport-type exhaust both looks and sounds great.

Slimline dual seat

Yamaha TZR50 WGP 50th Anniversary

To match its compact bodywork the TZR50 WGP 50th Anniversary features a slimline stepped dual seat. The rider’s section has a narrow front end to allow you to tuck in close to the bike for improved aerodynamics – and for extra support there’s a step at the rear. And with a grab bar and flip out footrests, passengers can be sure of a comfortable ride.

R1-style instruments

Yamaha TZR50 WGP 50th Anniversary

R-series technology is evident throughout this high-specification 50cc gearbox, and the instrument panel has been inspired by the advanced design featured on the legendary Yamaha R1. With a big centrally-mounted analogue tachometer and LCD speedometer, this stylish instrument panel displays the information you need.

Specifications

Yamaha TZR50 WGP 50th Anniversary
Engine typeSingle cylinder, liquid-cooled, 2-stroke
Displacement49.7cc
Bore x stroke40.3 mm x 39.0 mm
Compression ratio11.5 : 1
Maximum Power2.0 kW @ 6,250 rpm
Maximum Torque3.0 Nm @ 5,500 rpm
Lubrication systemSeparate lubrication
Fuel systemPHBN 16
Ignition systemCDI
Starter systemElectric
Transmission systemConstant Mesh, 6-speed
Front suspensionsystem Telescopic fork
Front travel130 mm
Rear suspensionsystem Swingarm
Rear Travel31 mm
Front brakeSingle Disc, Ø 280 mm
Rear brakeSingle Disc, Ø 220 mm
Front tyre100/80-17
Rear tyre130/70-17
Overall length2,002 mm
Overall width689 mm
Overall height1,105 mm
Seat height815 mm
Wheelbase1,341 mm
Minimum ground clearance151 mm
Wet Weight128 kg
Fuel tank capacity14.0 litres

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Yamaha TZR50 WGP 50th Anniversary

Bikez ---- "Just take a look at the aerodynamic R-series bodywork with its dynamic MotoGP styling and fox-eye headlights, and you´ll see that this is one very special bike. Powered by a super-responsive liquid-cooled 2-stroke 50cc engine fitted with a 6-speed manual gearbox, the TZR50 WGP 50th Anniversary delivers thrilling performance."




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