Yamaha XV750

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Yamaha Virago 750 (XV750)
Also calledVirago
PredecessorYamaha XS750 Special
SuccessorYamaha DragStar 650
Engine748 cc (45.6 cu in) air-cooled OHC 75° V-twin
Transmission5 speed, shaft drive
Frame typePressed steel backbone using engine as stressed member
SuspensionFront: 38 mm telescopic forks. Rear: 1981-83 Monoshock, 1984-1998 Double sided swingarm with twin shocks.
BrakesFront: 2, 2-piston calipers, 300 mm (11.7 in) disc
Rear: 200 mm drum brake
DimensionsL: 2,285 mm (90.0 in)
W: 840 mm (33 in)
Seat height714 mm (28.1 in)
Fuel capacity15 l; 3.3 imp gal (4.0 US 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. It was Yamaha's first foray into the V-twin cruiser market and shares a frame and many components with the larger XV1100 Virago.