The Yamaha 250 TD2 was a customer-competition motorbike produced in 1969 and 1970. Succeeding to the TD1, the TD2 had real ambition for the 250cc world championship and the brand engineers realized great improvements on the chassis, the brakes and the engine to make the TD2 able the compete against the leaders like Norton. It received a 4-stroke engine of 2 parallel cylinders and 246cc developing 44 horsepower at 10 000 rpm associated with a 5-gearbox. With such features and a lightweight of 105 kilograms, the TD2 could reach 232 km/h! Finally the pilot Rodney Gould won the 1970 250cc world championship, followed by Kel Carruthers as well on the TD2 who won the Isle of Man TT 250cc class the same year, achieving the brand ambitions and rewarding the good work of the design and engineering teams.
This extremely rare Yamaha TD2 is coming from an Italian collector and holds the chassis number TD2-900270, it is in very nice condition with its original features as the wonderful lightweight aluminum twin cam front brake or the brand colors of 1970’s championship.
Only produced for competition and many times winner, the Yamaha 250 TD2 gets the gorgeous style of the 70s. It is an incredible opportunity to use for racing or even to admire in your living room!