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Specs for a 1998 Yamaha Timberwolf 250

by Tim McQuade

The Timberwolf 250 is a four-wheeled, all terrain vehicle produced by Yamaha. Its styling and design categorize it as a utility ATV. In 1998, the MSRP for a new Yamaha Timberwolf 250 was $3,900.


The Timberwolf has a 229 cc SOHC air-cooled four-stroke engine with a bore and stroke of 71 mm by 58 mm. The transmission has five-speeds plus reverse. The drive train is shaft driven. The Timberwolf is two-wheel drive, and has electric start.


The overall length is 72 inches, width is 40 inches and height is 42.6 inches. Seat height measures at 30.7 inches while ground clearance is 6.1 inches. The wheelbase is 44.1 inches. Total dry weight is 438 lb. Fuel capacity is 2.6 gallons of gasoline.

Features and Equipment

The front brakes are dual drums while the rear uses a single drum brake system. Front suspension is a MacPherson strut with 4.9 inches of travel; the rear suspension is a swing-arm, single shock design with 4.9 inches of travel. The dimensions of the front tires is 22x7-10 and the rear tire size is 22x10-10. In 1998 this ATV was available in green, gray or red.

About the Author

Tim McQuade began writing in 1999. He has worked for two newspapers, including "The Ithaca Times," and has had a short story published. McQuade received a Bachelor of Arts in writing from Ithaca College.

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