Yamaha XV250

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XV250
1992 Virago 250
Manufacturer Yamaha
Production 1988 - Present
Successor Yamaha DragStar 250
Engine 249 cc, air-cooled, SOHC, 60-degree V-twin
Top speed 85 miles per hour (137 km/h) (claimed)
Wheelbase 58.7 in (1,490 mm)
Weight 302 lb (137 kg) (dry)
Fuel consumption 78 mpg‑US (3.0 L/100 km)

The Virago 250 is an entry-level cruiser motorcycle built by Yamaha Motor Company. It has a claimed top speed of 85 mph.

V Star 250 (2008–present)[edit]

In the 2008 model overview, the Virago 250 has been replaced with the V Star 250, but the specs remain very similar to the Virago 250.

Specifications[edit]

Official[1][edit]

General
Engine Type 249cc, air-cooled, SOHC, 60-degree V-twin
Bore x Stroke 49mm x 66mm
Compression Ratio 10:1
Carburetion 26mm Mikuni
Ignition Digital TCI
Transmission 5-speed
Final Drive Chain
Chassis
Suspension/Front 33mm telescopic fork; 5.5" travel
Suspension/Rear Twin shocks w/adjustable spring preload; 3.9" travel
Brakes/Front 282mm disc
Brakes/Rear 130mm drum
Tires/Front 3.00-18
Tires/Rear 130/90-15
Dimensions
Length 86.2" (~220 cm)
Width 32.1" (~81.5 cm)
Height 44.9" (~114 cm)
Seat Height 27" (~68.5 cm)
Wheelbase 58.7" (~150 cm)
Ground Clearance 5.7" (~14.5 cm)
Dry Weight 302 lb (~137 kg)
Fuel Capacity 2.5 G (~9.5 L)
Fuel Economy 78 mpg (~34 km/L)

Unofficial (Practical)[edit]

General
Fuel Gasoline (Unleaded Petrol) or 1994 and before Super LRP
Max Load 350 lbs (~160 kg)
Instrument Panel Turn lights, Neutral, Hi-beam
Mileage between oil changes 3000 mi (4800 km)
Air Filter Foam (wet)

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2008 V Star 250 Specifications, Yamaha, retrieved 2009-06-21 

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