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2023 Yamaha V-STAR 250
There are a whole bunch of reasons to check out the V-Star 250, but the most intriguing is it's authentic V-twin powerplant, which means that you're getting full-sized rumble and styling in an easy to ride, lightweight bike. ...
There are a whole bunch of reasons to check out the V-Star 250, but the most intriguing is it's authentic V-twin powerplant, which means that you're getting full-sized rumble and styling in an easy to ride, lightweight bike.
KEY FEATURES 249cc, air-cooled, SOHC, 2 valves per cylinder, 60 degree, V-twin. SOHC, 2-valve cylinder heads. Air-cooled engine design. Automatic cam chain tensioners reduce mechanical noise & simplify maintenance. Traditional "bore-able" cylinder. Forged aluminum pistons.
The soft rumble of the V-Star 250 comes from its 249 cc V-Twin engine, a perfect powerplant for new riders wanting that authentic V-Twin feeling.
The V-Star 250 welcomes novice riders with manageable power, a smooth-shifting 5-speed transmission, light clutch pull and a low 685 mm (27-inch) seat height.
BIG BIKE STYLE
Dual exhausts, plenty of quality chrome and Yamaha's unmatched attention to detail—this is one sharp little motorcycle.
features and benefits
249cc, air-cooled, SOHC, 2 valves per cylinder, 60 degree, V-twin. authentic, air-cooled V-Twin engine design long stroke engine design means lots of low end torque very linear, novice friendly power delivery
SOHC, 2-valve cylinder heads. tradition & simple 2- valve design basic rocker arm valve actuation... simple design that is easy to maintain / adjust chromed head covers add style
Air-cooled engine design. excellent heat dissipation for consistent power delivery cooling fins have been designed for good cooling even in stop & go traffic simple, classic design
Automatic cam chain tensioners reduce mechanical noise & simplify maintenance.
Traditional "bore-able" cylinder. in the event of an issue, cylinder can be over bored
Forged aluminum pistons. less reciprocating mass for fast engine response reduced mechanical vibration for excellent reliability
Single pin style crankshaft. design accentuates V-twin engine character, pulse feel & sound
Wet sump lubrication system with easy access element type oil filter.
Single Mikuni BDS26 carb. featuring an accelerator pump for crisp throttle response convenient handle bar mounted choke lever excellent fuel economy
Classic, chromed air box houses an easy access, washable (re-useable) foam air filter washable design reduces tune-up costs
5-speed transmission. ensures extremely usable, cruiser-friendly power delivery 5th gear is an overdrive gear for reduced engine rpms at higher speeds light, easy clutch lever pull
Chain drive, final drive. chain drive provides the most efficient transfer of power (Vs. shaft drive systems)
Maintenance-free transistor controlled ignition (TCI). produces a strong spark for fast starts provides precise ignition timing / mapping for optimum engine performance at all rpms
Shorty, 2 into 2 exhaust system. short design, chromed, shot gun style mufflers produce a low, throaty V-Twin growl heat shields protect rider & passenger from hot components
Air Injection System injects fresh air into exhaust ports to fully burn any unburnt fuel, reducing exhaust emissions.
Tube type, double cradle steel frame. provides a long & low profile with roomy ergonomics low 685 mm (27") seat height 32 degree rake angle
Box section, steel, dual shock swingarm.
Full-size, 1,488 mm (58.6") wheelbase ensures maximum stability & a comfortable, roomy ride.
Wet weight of only 147 kg / 324 lbs. makes the V-Star 250 light, nimble & easy to handle.
33 mm fork provides 140mm (5.5") of wheel travel.
Adjustable dual shock rear suspension with 100 mm (3.9") of wheel travel. 5- step spring preload adjustability allows rider to tailor spring settings to match load or road conditions
Single 282 mm front disc brake with twin piston caliper delivers strong, confidence-inspiring stopping power.
Rear drum brake. brake shoe wear indicator easy access wing nut adjuster for fast adjustments as brake shoes wear
Separate rider & passenger seats. low-profile rider & passenger seats offer excellent comfort low 685 mm (27") seat height allows riders to put feet firmly on the ground, enhancing confidence passenger seat can be removed if desired
Classic, chromed, spoked wheels. front wheel size is 1.60 X 18 with 3.00 - 18 tire rear wheel size is MT2.75 with 130/90-15 tire
Forward mounted, rider foot pegs for that special "custom" riding position.
Steel front & rear fenders. highlight the classic styling of the V-Star 250 steel design means they are easy to paint or customize
Stylish "T design" handlebar. excellent rider comfort aggressive appearance, great styling highlight
9.5 litre fuel tank. more smiles & fewer fill-ups thanks to excellent fuel economy reserve portion is 2.6 litres (will have to switch petcock to reserve position) vacuum type fuel petcock with on - reserve positions (no need to turn petcock to off when finished riding) locking fuel cap
Handlebar mounted speedometer. functions include; speedometer, odometer & trip meter
Bright 65/60 watt headlight.
DETAILS Side stand cut out switch prevents the bike from being ridden with the side down Traditional fork mounted steering lock Helmet lock Oil level sight glass Low-maintenance (battery should be charged during winter storage)
Air-cooled, SOHC, 4-valves (2-valves/cyl), 60° V-twin
2.1 kg-m (15.2 ft-lb) @ 6,000 rpm
49 x 66 mm
TCI / Electric
33kpl / 93.2mpg (Imp.)
282mm disc / twin piston caliper
Adjustable dual shocks / 100mm (3.9") wheel travel
33mm fork / 140mm (5.5") wheel travel
147kg (324 lb)
29 degrees / 130mm (5.1")
9.5 litres (2.1 Imp. gal.)
140 mm (5.5")
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