1979 Yamaha RD400F Daytona Special

Intended to commemorate Yamaha’s racing success, the Yamaha RD400F Daytona Special ended up as a monument to the 2-stroke motorcycles that defined an era.

Yamaha RD400
The RD400F sported a host of improvements over the 350, including a larger fuel tank, a lower seat height and a bump in compression.
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