2010 Yamaha Fazer 250 revealed

New lightweight air-cooled 250 goes on sale in Brazil - Europe late this year

THIS IS THE Yamaha YS 250 Fazer, which is due for release soon in mainland Brazil and Europe later this year, as a replacement for the current YBR250.

The new machine is based around the outgoing YBR but now features redesigned rear suspension, an electronic dash with multi-function LCD screen, a restyled exhaust and, in keeping with the bikes seen in the company's current FZ range, new-style bodywork.

The 250 Fazer will be available in red, black or purple, when it goes on sale in Brazil, priced at approxiamately £3800.