Honda’s 2-Stroke: The 1975 MT250 Elsinore

With Honda’s tradition of producing 4-strokes, many were caught off guard by the lightweight MT250 Elsinore.

1975 Honda MT250 Elsinore
The 248cc two-stroke single puts out almost 17 horsepower, but testers didn’t feel that was enough for the 280-pound bike.
Photo by Kurtis Kristianson