2008 Yamaha YZ85 (discontinued)

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    Vital MX Retail Partners:
    Chaparral Motorsports MotoSport Rocky Mountain ATV/MC Motorcycle Superstore


    Model Year 2008
    Engine Type Liquid-cooled 2-stroke; reed-valve inducted
    Engine Displacement 85cc
    Bore x Stroke 47.5 x 47.8mm
    Compression Ratio 8.2:1
    Fuel System PWK28 x 1
    Ignition CDI
    Transmission Constant-mesh 6-speed; multiplate wet clutch
    Final Drive Chain Drive
    Suspension Front Inverted fork; fully adjustable, 10.8-in travel
    Suspension Rear Single shock; fully adjustable, 11.1-in travel
    Brakes Front 198mm single disc
    Brakes Rear 146mm single disc
    Tires Front 70/100-17-40M
    Tires Rear 90/100-14-49M
    Overall Length 71.7 in
    Overall Width 29.8 in
    Overall Height 45.7 in
    Seat Height 34 in
    Wheelbase 49.5 in
    Ground Clearance 13.8 in
    Fuel Capacity 1.3 gal
    Curb Weight 146 lb

    Key Features:

    • Liquid-cooled, 85cc crankcase reed-valve inducted six-speed is light, compact and designed to deliver hard-hitting, moto-winning power throughout the rpm range.
    • Ultra-rigid, single backbone, semi-double cradle steel frame is lightweight and strong for sharp handling.
    • Fully adjustable suspension allows a broad adjustment range to suit everybody from rank novice to mini expert.


    • 85cc liquid-cooled, crankcase reed-valve-inducted, two-stroke engine inhales through a 28mm Keihin flat-slide carburetor; seamless throttle response across the powerband is the result.
    • Digital CDI ignition system puts out a more precise spark and monitors engine speed to ensure optimal timing for quicker, stronger response during hard acceleration.
    • Smooth-shifting, six-speed close ratio transmission with heavy-duty, multiplate clutch delivers maximum hook-up for outstanding acceleration and corner-exiting power.
    • Involute spline set-up in clutch means smoother shifting under power with great durability at competition-level usage.
    • Two-piece clutch cover for easy access during maintenance.
    • Lightweight radiator has large cores and louvers, and the water pump features a cast aluminum impeller for maximum cooling efficiency.
    • Lightweight exhaust system design helps create a broader powerband with stronger low-end punch.
    • Airbox design ensures greater air cleaning performance and easier maintenance.


    • Rear subframe is removable to allow easy maintenance.
    • Lightweight 36mm Kayaba inverted cartridge fork features 10.8 inches of travel with compression and rebound damping adjustability, and low-friction outer tubes and internals.
    • Rear suspension features fully adjustable Kayaba link-type shock with 11.1 inches of travel and race-tested compression damping valving.
    • 220mm front disc and 190mm rear disc brakes with stainless steel rotors deliver strong, precise stopping power.
    • Lightweight 17-inch front and 14-inch rear rims are durable and reduce unsprung weight for optimal suspension performance.
    • Dunlop knobbies for great traction on a variety of tracks and terrain.

    Additional Features:

    • Wide handlebar and flat fuel tank, radiator shrouds, side panels and rear fender provide rider with leverage and freedom of movement and weight transfer.
    • Wide, footpegs are cleated to provide superb comfort, grip and ground clearance.
    • Separate clutch cover with transmission oil filler opening makes for easy maintenance.
    • Fuel tank cap is wider-diameter for easier usage and large tank opening ensures fast, hassle-free refueling.
    • Repackable exhaust silencer.
    • Durable, comfortable handlebar grips.
    Price $3249.00
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    Vital MX Retail Partners:
    Chaparral Motorsports MotoSport Rocky Mountain ATV/MC Motorcycle Superstore