New 65cc Motocrosser
Built from the ground up for 2018, the all new YZ65 is ready to tackle the track with winning performance right out of the gate. And, of course, the all new YZ65 features Yamaha's renowned competition off road quality and durability just like the bigger YZs.
The all new 65cc two stroke engine features Yamaha's legendary
YPVS, mechanical power valve system for a broad spread of power and
Torque across the entire RPM range.
With a new steel frame and adjustable front and rear suspension, the YZ65 offers riders the traction confidence and tunability of full sizemotocross machines in a compact package
New Two Stroke Engine
The 65cc two stroke powerplant is all new for the 2018 YZ65, and features the same advanced technologies found in Yamaha's race winning YZ125 and YZ250 motocrossers.
Race Developed Intake
Proven reedvalve induction improves acceleration and throttle across the entire powerband, with a carefully tuned Keihin PWK28 carburetor to meter fuel flow.
Yamaha Power Valve System
Patented YPVS combines crisp bottom end torque with potent midrange and free revving top end, making the most of the compact engine and lightweight chassis.
Close Ratio Transmission
Six speed, close ratio transmission optimizes gear ratios for maximum performance, giving riders the right gear for every race condition.
Digital CDI system delivers precise spark and monitors engine speed to ensure optimal timing for excellent response.
Efficient Cooling System
Compact radiator features optimized hose routing to deliver maximum cooling efficiency even in the toughest racing conditions.
Compact Steel Frame
The YZ65 offers light, neutral handling built on an all new steel cradle frame. Designed around the rigidity balance required for the 65cc class, this new frame delivers excellent grip feeling even across bumpy track surfaces, jump landings and whoop sections.
Removable aluminum rear subframe is constructed of square section tubing for reduced weight and convenient maintenance, just like on the fullsize motocross bikes
All New Suspension Systems
Up front, a 36mm KYB coil spring fork offers unmatched compliance with settings based on Yamaha's extensive testing experience. Out back, a new linkless shock design is light and compact to suit the needs of 65cc class riders, and controls a new swingarm with YZ125 style chain adjusters. Both front and rear suspension systems are tunable for both rebound and compression damping.
Dual Wave Type Disc Brakes
Wave style brake rotors are lighter than conventional rotors and have that full size YZ family style.
Maxxcross SI tires offer good grip across of a variety of track conditions, utilizing 60/100 14 front and 80/100 12 rear tire sizes.
The YZ65 is highly tunable to fit riders of various sizes, with a 4position adjustable aluminum taper handlebar clamp, adjustable
Position clutch and front brake levers, grippy foot pegs, and long seat design to help riders move across the bike.
Aggressive YZ Family Styling
The YZ65 may be the smallest member of the family, but it packs in the same aggressive styling as the larger YZ and YZF siblings, even down to the slick blue Excel wheels
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