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Yamaha XV250


The smallest star in the universe has introduced thousands of newcomers to the world of cruising. Its bulletproof 250cc V-twin engine can withstand the kind of abuse that only newcomers can hand out and sips fuel at a reassuringly low rate.

With all the style of its bigger brothers, XV250 is fitted with a flat type handlebar mounted on bar risers to improve the comfort and aid handling characteristics of the smallest Star cruiser.


Torquey engine

Torquey engine

With a long, 66mm stroke, Virago's air-cooled, 60˚ V-twin engine has a smooth, torquey character that boasts plenty of bottom-end and smooth roll-on power, as well as the legs to comfortably attain highway speed.

Powerful brakes

Powerful brakes

The impressive 282mm front disc brake and sturdy rear drum brake provide strong, highly controllable stopping power.

Comfortable ergonomics

Comfortable ergonomics

Relaxed cockpit layout includes forward-mounted footpegs and low seat height. A plush, yet compact rear cushion means you can share your Virago experience with a significant other, all in relaxed comfort and style.

Classic styling

Classic styling

Timelessly styled bodywork abounds on the XV250 Virago. Virago has turned more riders onto the wonderful world of cruising than almost anything else.

Technical Specifications

Yamaha XV250 Specs


Engine Type: Air-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 2-valve, V-twin

Displacement (cc): 249.0

Bore x Stroke (mm): 49.0 x 66.0

Compression Ratio: 10.0 : 1

Lubrication System: Wet sump

Fuel Management: 26mm Mikuni

Ignition: TCI

Starter System: Electric

Fuel Tank Capacity (L): 9.5

Final Transmission: Chain

Transmission: Constant mesh 5-speed


Frame Type: Steel double cradle

Suspension Front: Telescopic forks, 140mm travel

Suspension Rear: Twin shocks, adjustable spring preload, 100mm travel

Brakes Front: Hydraulic single disc, 282mm

Brakes Rear: Drum

Tyres Front: 3.00-18 47P Tube type

Tyres Rear: 130/90-15 M/C 66P Tube type


Length (mm): 2190

Width (mm): 710

Height (mm): 1060

Seat Height (mm): 685

Wheelbase (mm): 1490

Ground Clearance (mm): 145

Wet Weight (kg): 147


Colours and trims displayed here are a guide only and may vary from actual colours due to the display process.

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