Lot 342

Dare to Dream | Online

1971 Yamaha TD2B


$15,000 USD | Sold

Canada | Toronto, Ontario



Frame No.
900 139
Canadian Registration
  • A well-preserved example of Yamaha’s Grand Prix-winning two-stroke racer, which swept nine of the top 10 spots in the 250-cc class to win the 1971 World Championship
  • Single-model-year successor to the vaunted TD2; said to be one of approximately 150 produced for 1971
  • Formerly owned by Cycle magazine contributor Bruce Finlayson; acquired by the Dare to Dream Collection in 2014 out of Alabama
  • Powered by a 250-cc, air-cooled, two-stroke parallel-twin engine
  • Featured in the April 1989 issue of Cycle, which described the TD2 as “the most potent and sought-after 250 racer of its time.”
  • Accompanied by history file with invoices, correspondence, and historical photos
Please note, this lot is registered in Canada and import duty will be applicable to all countries outside of Canada, including the United States. RM Sotheby’s will assist buyers with importation and for residents of the USA, in obtaining a US title.