Yamaha XV250

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2006 Virago 250.
1992 Virago 250.

The Virago 250 was an entry-level cruiser motorcycle built by Yamaha Motor Company. It was considered by most publications and motorcycle enthusiasts to be a capable road bike with good handling characteristics and a top speed of 85 mph.




- 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
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
Length 86.2"
Width 32.1"
Height 44.9"
Seat Height 27"
Wheelbase 58.7"
Ground Clearance 5.7"
Dry Weight 302 lb.
Fuel Capacity 2.5 gal.

V Star 250 (2008 - present)

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.

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Fuel Mileage 65 mpg
Fuel Gasoline
Max Speed 85 mph
Max Load 350 lbs
Instrument Panel Turn lights, Neutral, Hi-beam
Mileage between oil changes 3000 miles
Colors Raven (Black 2006), Black Cherry(Maroon 2007-present)
Air Filter Foam (wet)