YAMAHA IT Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 8
First production year: 1977

1984 - 1990

1984 announced the end of production of the IT 125, the IT 175 and the reduction in production of the IT 490 and the IT250, it also brought with it the arrival of another Enduro legend, the IT 200L – a compact, light, well balanced and powerful machine.


1984 - 1990

In the '70s, Yamaha was manufacturing some distinct off road motorcycles, the first being the IT400, born in 1976. One year later the family grew up and included the 175 and 250 models, then the 125, 200, 425 and 465 appeared.


1983 - 1984

The big news in the powerplant is the bump in displacement from 465 to 487cc, accomplished simply by increasing the cylinder bore two millimeters. This follows the large, seven-millimeter increase in stroke which boosted the IT's displacement from 425 to 465cc in 1981. Aside from the trendiness involved in increasing their open-classers' engine sizes, most manufacturers are nudging 500...


1982 - 1983

The Yamaha IT 465 model is a Enduro/Offroad bike manufactured by Yamaha . In this version sold from year 1982, the dry weight is 119.7 kg (264.0 pounds) and it is equiped with a Single cylinder, two-stroke motor. The engine produces a maximum peak output power of 35.00 HP (26.9 kW) @ 6000 RPM and a maximum torque of 42 Nm (31 lb-ft) @ 5500.


1980 - 1981

For 1980, Yamaha comes with a new 425cc, two stroke power plant out muscles many bigger engines. Yamaha`s reed valve Torque Induction churns out gobs of low end torque and ensures steady, reliable power at any spped.


1980 - 1983

Based on the all-conquering YZ motocrossers, the IT 250 uses such high-tech innovations as YEIS, capacirot dicharge ignition, a chrome-moly double-cradle frame and Yamaha`s exclusive Monoshock suspension.


1977 - 1978

The IT 400 motorcycle design is a tought nut for any manufactured to track. Punching the IT trought tight wooded sections is easy.


1977 - 1983

The Yamaha UT 173 was first introduced in 1977. The machine is derived from the Yamaha YZ range of competition motocross bikes with modifications for use in competition enduro, hare and hounds and trail riding.