Everybody was eager to see Yamaha’s new 250 cc motorcycle, so the Japanese manufacturer has finally decided to reveal its new model at the upcoming Tokyo Motor Show.
The new sport motorcycle is based on the M1 MotoGP and features a sharp design language mixed with the latest technologies developed by the company.
For the moment we don’t have many details about the new motorcycle but we know that is will be propelled by a liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, in-line, 2-cylinder, fuel injected engine with a displacement of 249cm3. The unit transfers its power to the rear wheel through a constant mesh 6-speed transmission.
The new motorcycle will compete against the new Honda CBR 300R and Kawasaki Ninja 300 which are both equipped with larger displacement engines (300cc).
Together with the first pictures of its new R25, Yamaha has also released a video footage with the motorcycle in action ridden by Valentino Rossi.
Hit the jump for the official details.