yamaha 2021 YZ65


The time has come to get out there and prove yourself on the race track. The future is all yours. And you know that you’re going to give it 100% in every race. So you need a bike that delivers winning performance together with proven Yamaha durability.

Welcome to the victorYZone!

That bike is the YZ65 – and it’s been built to the same high standards as Yamaha’s range of adult race bikes. Its potent 65cc liquid-cooled 6-speed engine features Yamaha’s race developed YPVS for race-winning power – and the semi-double cradle steel frame with aluminium subframe is light and strong.

Adjustable 36mm upside down front forks and link-less Monocross rear suspension give stable handling over rough terrain, and the adjustable handlebar position enables the YZ65 to grow with you. Equipped with wave discs for powerful braking, as well as a long comfy seat and high-grip footrests, the YZ65 is equipped to take you to the VictorYZone!
At a glance

  •     Powerful 65cc liquid cooled engine
  •     Race-developed Yamaha Power Valve System (YPVS)
  •     Digital CDI for delivering a precise spark
  •     High overall specification, winning capability
  •     6-speed transmission with light-pull clutch
  •     Semi-double cradle steel frame, aluminium subframe
  •     36mm diameter upside down front forks
  •     KYB Monocross suspension, aluminium swingarm
  •     60/100 14” front- and 80/100 12” rear tire sizes
  •     Tapered handlebars, aluminium handlebar crown
  •     Ergonomic seat design for easy weight shifting
  •     YZ450F-inspired body panels


Engine Type

2-stroke, liquid-cooled, reed valve with YPVS

Displacement CC


Bore X Stroke

43.5 mm x 43.6 mm

Compression Ratio

8.1 : 1

Oil Capacity


Fuel Tank Capacity




Transmission Type

Constant Mesh, 6-speed

Dimensions LxWxH

1615 mm x 760 mm x 1000 mm


1140 mm

Seat Height

755 mm

Ground Clearance

265 mm

Kerb Weight

61 kg

Tyre Size Front

60/100-14 Maxxis® Maxxcross SI®

Tyre Size Rear

80/100-12 Maxxis® Maxxcross SI®

Brakes Type Front

Hydraulic single disc, Ø198 mm

Brakes Type Rear

Hydraulic single disc, Ø190 mm