Yamaha XV750

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Yamaha Virago 750 (XV750)
Manufacturer Yamaha
Also called Virago
Production 1981–1998
Predecessor Yamaha XS750 Special
Successor Yamaha DragStar 650
Class Cruiser
Engine 748 cc air-cooled (75 degree V-twin, chain driven overhead cam with 2 valves per cylinder)
Power 55 hp (41 kW) @ 7000 rpm[citation needed]
Torque 64.73 N·m (47.74 lbf·ft) @ 6000 rpm[citation needed]
Transmission 5 speed with shaft final drive
Frame type Pressed steel backbone using engine as stressed member.
Suspension Front: 38mm telescopic forks. Rear: 1981-83 Monoshock, 1984-1998 Double sided swingarm with twin shocks.
Brakes Front: 2, 2-piston calipers, 11.7-in. (298 mm) discs
Rear: 200mm drum brake
Dimensions L: 2,285 mm (90.0 in)
W: 840 mm (33.1 in)
Seat height 714 mm (28.1 in)
Weight 225 kg (496 lb) (dry)
Fuel capacity 4.0 US gal (15 l; 3.3 imp gal)

The Yamaha XV750 or Virago 750 was a Yamaha V-twin cruiser motorcycle. Made from 1981 to 1998, it was part of Yamaha's Virago line of cruisers. The maximum speed of the Virago 750 was approximately 180 km/h (110 mph).[citation needed] It was Yamaha's first foray into the V-twin cruiser market and shares a frame and many components with the larger XV1100 Virago.