Yamaha could have ignored the development of the Yamaha YZ250, but the manufacturer made several improvements to the 2022 model.
So, let’s go through the changes.
Forks KYB Speed-Sensitive System – top in its category. It is equipped with new springs for smoother and more efficient operation.
Significant update to the front braking system. Newly designed front disc with a diameter of 270 mm. The calipers, according to the manufacturer, have become stronger, and the pistons are larger. The contact patch of the pads is increased by 30 percent, the braking efficiency is improved. Reduced unsprung weight.
Yamaha engineers haven’t forgotten about the rear brake. Rear disc redesigned, diameter reduced by 5 mm to 240 mm. The new disc is lighter. Consequently, the unsprung weight is reduced.
A new rear sprocket and chain have been installed, which are overall lighter. Due to the above changes, Yamaha engineers have changed the suspension settings.
The engine has received a significant boost thanks to a redesigned intake system. The air flow has become more efficient, which is especially noticeable at high revs.
The motorcycle has new fenders, radiator shrouds and racing decals, as well as a saddle. The final touch is a new color scheme.