2008 Yamaha Photo Gallery

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Yamaha R1

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The 2008 Yamaha R1 uses YCC-T fly-by-wire throttle controls for improved response, and a slipper type back torque-limiting clutch eases high-speed downshifts. Photo © Yamaha

Pictures of Every 2008 Yamaha Motorcycle, Scooter and Dirtbike

Yamaha is offering loads of changes to its 2008 model year motorcycles, scooters, and dirtbikes.

Here's an overview of 2008 Yamahas and their base MSRP:

  • SUPERSPORT

  • YZF-R1- $11,699
  • YZF-R6 - $9,799
  • YZF-R6S - $8,299
  • FZ1 - $9,299
  • FZ6- $6,999
  • SUPERSPORT TOURING

  • FJR1300A - $13,899
  • FJR1300AE - $15,699
  • MOTOCROSS

  • YZ125 - $5,599
  • YZ250 - 6,399
  • YZ250F - $6,249
  • YZ450F - $7,099
  • SCOOTER

  • Majesty - $5,899
  • Morphous - $5,299
  • Vino Classic - $1,949
  • C3 - $1,999
  • Zuma - $2,099
  • Vino 125 - $2,649
  • OFFROAD

  • TT-R50E - $1,199
  • PW50 - $1,199
  • YZ85 - $3,249
  • TT-R110E - $1,849
  • TT-R125E - $2,599
  • TT-R125L - $2,699
  • TT-R125LE - $2,899
  • TT-R230 - $3,499
  • WR250F - $6,399
  • WR450F - $7,199
  • DUAL PURPOSE

  • WR205R - $5,899
  • WR250X - $5,999
  • XT250 - $4,399
  • TW200 - $3,799

Click on each photo and read the caption for key features, improvements, and prices.

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Yamaha R1

yamaha r1 sportbike motorcycle yzf-r1
Radially mounted six-piston front calipers and 310mm discs lend the 2008 Yamaha R1 short stopping distances. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha R1

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The 2008 Yamaha's aluminum Deltabox frame and swingarm enhance handling. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha R1

2008 yamaha r1 yzf-r1 motorcycle
The 2008 Yamaha R1 features the world's first electronic variable-length intake funnel system, allwoing the 998cc DOHC 16 valve inline-4 powerplant to produce more power than ever. MSRP for the 2008 Yamaha YZF-R1 is $11,699. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha R6

yamaha r6 motorcycle yzf-r6
The 2008 Yamaha R6 has a dry weight of 366 lbs, and its 699cc receives a bump in compression ratio, (to 13.1:1.) New domed pistons with valve cutouts produce a more compact combustion chamber. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha R6

2008 yamaha r6 motorcycle yzf-r6
The 2008 Yamaha R6 features a dry weight of 366 lbs, and its variable length intake tract is now used in the R1. Revised bodywork offers greater aerodynamics. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha R6

yamaha r6 motorcycle
Thicker front discs, which are 310mm thick, offer greater stopping power on the 2008 Yamaha R6. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha R6

yamaha r6 motorcycle sportbike yzf-r6
The 2008 Yamaha R6 has a dry weight of 366 lbs, and features an all-new frame and magnesium subframe. MSRP for the 2008 Yamaha YZF-R6 is $9,599 for raven, Team Yamaha blue & white, and liquid silver (seen here.) Cadmium yellow with flames is $9,799. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha R6S

yamaha r6s motorcycle sportbike yzf-r6
The 2008 Yamaha R6S features a compact, lightweight 600cc liquid cooled DOHC 16-valve inline-4 that produces 123 horsepower and redlines at 15,500 rpm. A Deltabox III frame, and a controlled-fill swingarm offer sharp handling. MSRP for the R6S is $8,299. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha R6S

yamaha r6s motorcycle
The 2008 Yamaha R6S's three-axis, six-speed gearbox design stacks input and output shafts for compact dimensions. The YZF-R6S weighs 357 lbs dry, and the California versions weighs in at 359 lbs. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha R6S

2008 yamaha r6s motorcycle
The 2008 Yamaha R6S features a four-into-two-into-one aluminum exhaust designed to maximize engine output, and is tucked in to enable greater lean angles. Photo © Yamaha
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2008 Yamaha FZ1

The street savvy Yamaha FZ1 (MSRP: $9,299) combines the previous generation 998cc R1 engine with a lightweight aluminum frame. Photo © Yamaha
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2008 Yamaha FZ1

For 2008, the Yamaha FZ1 features revised fuel injection for crisper, smoother throttle response. MRSP for the 2008 Yamaha FZ1 is $9,299. Photo © Yamaha
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2008 Yamaha FZ6

The Yamaha FZ6 has a compact, fuel-injected YZF-R6S engine. MSRP for the FZ6 is $6,999. Photo © Yamaha
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2008 Yamaha FZ6

The 2008 Yamaha FZ6 is available in raven and cobalt blue, as seen here. MSRP for the FZ6 is $6,999. Photo © Yamaha
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2008 Yamaha FZ6

The 2008 Yamaha FZ6 (MSRP: $6,999) features a control-fill aluminum frame, half-fairing, and undertail exhaust. Photo © Yamaha
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2008 Yamaha FJR1300A

For 2008, the Yamaha FJR1300A (MSRP: $13,899) gets a new ABS system, new scratch-resistant hard windshiled coating, a new windshield bracket design and new grips. Photo © Yamaha
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2008 Yamaha FJR1300AE

For 2008, the FJR1300AE (MSRP: $15,699) gets a new ABS system, new scratch-resistant hard windshield coating, a new windshield bracket design, new grips, new clutch and transmission design, and a refined electric-shift lever design. Photo © Yamaha
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2008 Yamaha Majesty

2008 Yamaha Majesty
The Yamaha Majesty ($5,899) combines a liquid cooled, 4-stroke 395cc single with a fully automatic transmission. Photo © Yamaha
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2008 Yamaha Morphous

2008 Yamaha Morphous
The Yamaha Morphous (MSRP: $5,299) is powered by a 250cc, DOHC liquid-cooled 4-stroke single engine. Photo © Yamaha
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2008 Yamaha Morphous

2008 Yamaha Morphous
The Yamaha Morphous seats two comfortably, and offers a seat height of only 25.8 inches. MSRP for the Morphous is $5,299. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha Vino Classic

Yamaha Motorcycles Vino Classic Scooter
The Yamaha Vino Classic scooter has a 49cc liquid-cooled 4-stroke single engine that can achieve up to 115 miles per gallon. MSRP for the Vino Classic is $1,949. Photo © Yamaha
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2008 Yamaha C3

The Yamaha C3 scooter (MRSP: $1,999) derives its name from its old school box design which emphasizes cubic space; hence, the name. Photo © Yamaha
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2008 Yamaha C3

The Yamaha C3 achieves an impressive 116 miles per gallon, thanks to its dry weight of only 187 lbs and its 49cc, liquid-cooled, SOHC 4-stroke single. MSRP for the Yamaha C3 is $1,999. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha Zuma

2008 yamaha zuma scooter
The Yamaha Zuma's fully automatic V-belt transmission offer twist-and-go operation, and a large underseat compartment offers plenty of storage. The Zuma is priced at $2,099. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha Zuma

2008 yamaha zuma scooter
The Yamaha Zuma scooter is back by popular demand for 2008, and is powered by a 49cc air-cooled two stroke, Autolube-injected engine. MSRP for the 2008 Zuma. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha Vino

The 2008 Yamaha Vino 125 scooter hides a 124cc air-cooled SOHC four-stroke engine and a fully automatic v-belt transmission underneath retro styling. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha Vino 125

yamaha motorcycles vino scooter
The 2008 Yamaha Vino 125 holds 1.2 gallons of gas, and is capable of up to 89 miles per gallon. The Vino 125 is priced at $2,649. Photo © Yamaha
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2008 Yamaha TT-R50E

Yamaha tt-r50e dirtbike motorcycle
The 2008 Yamaha TT-R50E features an electric starter, an air-cooled 49cc SOHC powerplant, and a 3-speed automatic transmission with a centrifugal clutch. MSRP for the TT-R50E is $1,199. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha TT-R50E

yamaha tt-r50e motorcycle dirtbike
The 2008 Yamaha TT-R50E's seat is only 21.9 inches high, and its inverted fork and Monocross rear end aid handling. Photo © Yamaha
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2008 Yamaha PW50

2008 Yamaha PW50
The Yamaha PW50 (MSRP: $1,149) boasts twist & go ease of operation, thanks to an automatic transmission. Photo © Yamaha
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2008 Yamaha PW50

2008 Yamaha PW50
The Yamaha PW50 is powered by an air-cooled, 49cc two-stroke intended for beginners. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha YZ85

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At the heart of the 2008 Yamaha YZ85 is an 85cc liquid-cooled, crankcase reed-valve-inducted two-stroke. The 2008 Yamaha YZ85 is priced at $3,249. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha YZ85

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The 2008 Yamaha YZ85 features fully adjustable suspension. Photo © Yamaha
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2008 Yamaha TT-R110E

The Yamaha TT-R110E's seat height of 26.4 inches makes it accessible to most riders, while 7.1 inches of ground clearance enable travel over challenging terrain. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha TT-R110E

2008 Yamaha TT-R110E
The Yamaha TT-R110E (MSRP: $1,849) features a four-stroke, SOHC air-cooled 110cc engine ready for bigger kids or adults. Photo © Yamaha
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2008 Yamaha TT-R110E

2008 Yamaha TT-R110E
The YZ-styled Yamaha TT-R110E (MSRP: $1,849) features a 110cc, air-cooled SOHC four-stroke powerplant, a four-speed gearbox with an automatic clutch, and an electric starter. Photo © Yamaha
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2008 Yamaha TT-R125E

The Yamaha TT-R125E (MSRP: $2,599) features pushbutton electric starting, 14" and 17" wheels, and drum brakes. Photo © Yamaha
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2008 Yamaha TT-R125E

2008 Yamaha TT-R125E
The Yamaha TT-R125E is powered by a 124cc, air-cooled SOHC four-stroke powerplant, hooked up to a five-speed transmission. MSRP for the TT-R125E is $2,599. Photo © Yamaha
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2008 Yamaha TT-R125L

2008 Yamaha TT-R125L
The Yamaha TT-R125L features primary kickstarting, 16" and 19" wheels, slightly stiffer suspension than the "E" model, and a 198mm front disc brake. Photo © Yamaha
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2008 Yamaha TT-R125L

2008 Yamaha TT-R125L
The Yamaha TT-R125L is powered by a 124cc, air-cooled SOHC four-stroke powerplant with a 20mm Mikuni carburetor. A 198mm front disc brake provides stopping power, and its suspension is slightly stiffer than the "E" model. MSRP for the TT-R125L is $2,699. Photo © Yamaha
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2008 Yamaha TT-R125LE

2008 Yamaha TT-R125LE
The Yamaha TT-R125LE (MSRP: $2,899) is the top end of the R125 line, and distinguishes itself with its aluminum swingarm, adjustable suspension, and 220mm front disc brake. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha TT-R125LE

Yamaha dirtbike motorcycle
The 2008 Yamaha TT-R125LE dirtbike features a 124cc, air-cooled SOHC four-stroke powerplant. The LE version includes an electric starter, 16" and 19" wheels, an aluminum swingarm, adjustable suspension, and a 220mm front brake. MSRP is $2,899. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha TT-R125LE

Yamaha motorcycle dirtbike
The Yamaha TT-R125LE is seen here in action. The motorcycle is intended for bigger kids and adults. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha TT-R230

2008 yamaha motorcycle dirtbike
The 2008 Yamaha TT-R230 motorcycle has long suspension travel and 11.6 inches of ground clearance, combined with a seat height of 34.2 inches. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha TT-R230

yamaha tt-r230 motorcycle
The 2008 Yamaha TT-R230 wears 21" front and 18" rear aluminum wheels for reduced unsprung weight. Knobby tires offer grip for offroad riding. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha TT-R230

Yamaha motorcycle TT-R230 dirtbike
An action shot of the 2008 Yamaha TT-R230, which is powered by a 230cc, air-cooled SOHC four-stroke engine. The TT-R230 is intended for beginner and intermediate riders, and is priced at $3,499. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha TW200

yamaha tw200 motorcycle
The 2008 Yamaha TW200 is characterized by fat tires and a compact body, making it ready for dual purpose action. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha TW200

Yamaha TW200 motorcycle photo
The 2008 Yamaha TW200 features a 196cc air-cooled four stroke tuned for torquey low and mid-range power. The TW200 is priced at $3,799. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha WR250F

2008 yamaha motorcycles dirtbike
The Yamaha WR250F is powered by a 250cc liquid-cooled DOHC four-stroke that features five titanium valves. A digital enduro computer offers a speedometer, clock, tripmeter, etc. in basic mode, or more complex functions in race mode. MSRP is $6,399. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha WR250F

Yamaha Motorcycles wr250f dirtbike
The Yamaha WR250F features an advanced aluminum frame, an inverted fork, and fully adjustable suspension that has 11.8 inches of travel at the front, and 12.2 inches of rear travel. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha WR250R

yamaha motorcycles wr250 r
The 2008 Yamaha WR250R features 10.8 inches of front and rear suspension travel, wave brake rotors for reduced unsprung weight, and a tucked-in three chamber muffler for mass centralization. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha WR250R

yamaha wr250r motorcycle
The high-revving Yamaha WR250R features a 250cc liquid-cooled DOHC engine that produces peak power at 10,000 rpm. The engine is the first Yamaha dual purpose application to use fuel injection. MSRP for the WR250R is priced at $5,899. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha WR250X

2008 yamaha wr250x motorcycle
The 2008 Yamaha WR250X incorporates an asymmetrical swingarm for improved strength and rigidity, while its thin fuel tank encourages knee gripping. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha WR250X

yamaha motorcycle supermoto
The all new 2008 Yamaha WR250X combines elements of enduro, supermoto, and sportbike motorcycles and features a 250cc liquid cooled DOHC with an ECU-controlled EXUP exhaust valve. MSRP for the Yamaha WR250X is $5,999. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha WR450F

2008 yamaha motorcycles wr450f
The 2008 Yamaha WR450F's dry-sump lubrication system carries the oil reservoir inside the engine cases for mass centralization and simplified plumbing, while a "no tools" airbox simplifies access in the field. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha YZ125

2008 yamaha motorcycles yz125
The redesigned Yamaha YZ125 is powered by a compact 124cc reed-valve-inducted two-stroke engine. MSRP for the 2008 Yamaha YZ125 is $5,599. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha XT250

2008 yamaha xt250 motorcycle
The 2008 Yamaha XT250 boasts increased lateral and torsional rigidity, reduced weight, and revised suspension. MSRP for the 2008 Yamaha XT250 is $4,399. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha XT250

yamaha xt 250 motorcycle dual purpose
For 2008, the Yamaha XT250 incorporates a new 249cc air-cooled engine with a new 39mm vacuum-type carburetor for high airflow and improved throttle response. MRSP for the Yamaha XT250 is $4,399. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha YZ250

2008 yamaha motorcycle yz250
The 2008 Yamaha YZ250's aluminum frame features a patented YPVS power valve for greater power. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha YZ250

2008 Yamaha YZ250 motorcycle
The 2008 Yamaha YZ250 is 610 grams lighter at the front for improved maneuverability, with lighter weight at the rear, as well. A ProTaper aluminum handlebar, titanium footpegs, gripper seat, and Excel rims round out this $6,399 package. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha YZ250

Yamaha YZ250 motorcycle
The supercross-oriented Yamaha YZ250 has a patented YPVS power valve system for strong output throughout the powerband, and a dry weight of 212 lbs. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha YZ250F

2008 yamaha yz250f motorcycle
The 2008 Yamaha YZ250F features speed sensitive valves above the fork springs to adjust damping. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha YZ250F

2008 yamaha yz250f motorcycle
For 2008, Yamaha's YZ250F has undergone engine and chassis refinements for better balance and performance. A liquid-cooled, five valve 250cc four stroke features a higher compression ratio, and MSRP for the YZ250F is $6,249 or $6,349 depending on color. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha YZ450F

2008 yamaha yz450f motocross motorcycle
The Yamaha YZ450F features a 449cc liquid-cooled DOHC 4-stroke with 5 titanium valves. In addition to revised engine components, the heads and exhaust also feature revised design for low and mid-range power. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha YZ450F

2008 yamaha yz450f motorcycle yz 450 f
The 2008 Yamaha YZ450F's speed sensitive 48mm Kayaba fork controls damping by piston speed. Front suspension travel is 11.8 inches, and rear is 12.3 inches. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha YZ450F

yamaha motorcycle yz450f
For 2008, Yamaha's YZ450F has undergone subtle modifications to the aluminum frame and suspension for more precise handling. The Yamaha YZ450F is priced at $7,099 for Team Yamaha blue and white colors, or $7,199 for white and red. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha WR450F

2008 yamaha wr450f motorcycle dirtbike
The Yamaha WR450F's seat height is 38.6 inches, and the front suspension features 11.8 inches of travel, while the rear offers 12 inches. Photo © Yamaha
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Yamaha WR450F

2008 yamaha motorcycles wr450f
The 2008 Yamaha WR450F is powered by a 449cc liquid-cooled DOHC four-stroke engine with five titanium valves. MSRP for the Yamaha WF450F is $7,199. Photo © Yamaha
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