2015 Yamaha V-Star 250

$4,499.00


Availability
Brochure
Year
2015
Manufacturer
Yamaha
Model
V-Star 250

Overview

Description

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.





Power: Authentic, 249cc, air-cooled, 60°, SOHC, 2 valves per cylinder, V-twin engine





Rider-Friendly: Smooth-shifting, 5-speed transmission provides versatile performance. Clutch lever pull is very light and novice friendly

Engine Features
  • 249cc, air-cooled, 60°, SOHC, 2 valves per cylinder, V-twin engine is the real McCoy!
  • Long-stroke (49 x 66mm) powerplant is designed for strong low- and mid-range pulling power.
  • Narrow, 60° V-twin provides that 'classic' cruiser engine styling.
  • Convenient electric starting
  • Single 26mm Mikuni downdraft carburetor with accelerator pump provides crisp throttle response.
  • Transistor controlled ignition (T.C.I.) ensures fast starts and maximum engine performance. This system is maintenance-free.
  • Automatic cam chain tensioners keep maintenance to a minimum and reduce mechanical engine noise.
  • Smooth-shifting, 5-speed transmission provides versatile performance. 5th gear is an overdrive gear for reduced engine rpms at highway speeds.
  • Clutch lever pull is very light and novice friendly.
  • Washable, foam air filter reduces tune-up costs.
  • Dual "shorty" mufflers highlight that classic "American" motorcycle look.
Chassis/Suspension Features
  • Rugged, high-tensile steel, double-cradle frame creates a stylish profile and low seat height.
  • Box-section swingarm with 5-way spring preload adjustable dual rear shocks provide a comfortable ride and reinforce that cruiser image. Rear wheel travel is 100mm (3.9").
  • 33mm front fork provides 140mm (5.5") of smooth, comfortable wheel travel.
  • 282mm drilled front disc brake uses a twin-piston caliper for excellent stopping power.
  • Easy to adjust rear drum brake with wear indicator provides good stopping power.
  • Premium two-piece rider and passenger seats reinforce that cruiser appearance. Rear passenger section can be removed leaving only rider accommodation, if desired.
  • Wide 130/90-15 rear tire accentuates the low, lean appearance and classic cruiser styling.
  • Spoked, chrome wheels fitted with a narrow front and wide 130 series rear tire emphasize the traditional "custom" look.
  • The V-Star's full size emphasizes that this is one sharp-looking, value-packed 250!
  • Full-size, 1,488mm (58.6") wheelbase ensures maximum stability and a comfortable, roomy ride.
  • Low seat height of only 685mm (27") and a wet weight of 147kg (323.4 lbs) combine to make the XV250 very easy to ride, even for the most inexperienced riders.
  • Handlebar design features a flat bar. This handlebar not only improves the riding position and rider comfort but also makes a serious styling statement too.
  • Instrumentation includes a centrally located speedo with tripmeter and a full range of indicator lights.
Details
  • Chromed, 60/55-watt, Xenon headlight
  • Lots of chrome detailing
  • Locking gas cap
  • Forward-mounted footpegs mean a relaxed, laid-back riding position.
  • Handlebar-mounted choke lever for easy access
  • Flexible turn signals
  • Steering lock
  • Helmet lock
  • Push-to-cancel turn signals
  • Convenient oil level sight glass
Engine
  • Engine: Air-cooled, SOHC, 4-valves (2-valves/cyl), 60 deg. V-twin
  • Displacement: 249cc
  • Bore and Stroke: 49 x 66 mm
  • Compression Ratio: 10.0:1
  • Maximum Torque: 2.1 kg-m (15.2 ft. lb.) @ 6,000 rpm
  • Fuel Delivery: Mikuni BDS26
  • Estimated Fuel Consumption: 32kpl / 93mpg (Imp.)
  • Ignition / Starting: TCI / Electric
  • Transmission: 5-speed
  • Final Drive: Chain
Chassis
  • Suspension (Front): 33 mm fork
  • Suspension (Rear): Adjustable dual shocks
  • Brakes (Front): 282 mm disc / twin piston caliper
  • Brakes (Rear): Drum
  • Tires (Front): 3.00-18
  • Tires (Rear): 130/90-15
Critical Data
  • Length: 2,190 mm (86.2 in.)
  • Width: 710 mm (28 in.)
  • Height: 1,060 mm (41.7 in.)
  • Wheelbase: 1,490 mm (58.7 in.)
  • Seat Height: 685 mm (27 in.)
  • Fuel Capacity: 9.5 L (2.1 Imp. gal.)
  • Wet Weight: 147 kg (324 lb.)
  • Colour(s): Vivid Purplish Blue, Metallic Black

Specs

Engine

Engine Type
SOHC, 4-valves (2-valves/cyl), 60 deg. V-twin
Displacement
249cc
Bore and Stroke
49 x 66 mm
Cooling
Air
Compression Ratio
10.0:1
Fuel System
Mikuni BDS26
Ignition
TCI

Chassis

Front Suspension
33 mm fork
Rear Suspension
Adjustable dual shocks
Front Brakes
282 mm disc / twin piston caliper
Rear Brakes
Drum
Front Tire
3.00-18
Rear Tire
130/90-15

Dimensions

Wheelbase
1,490 mm (58.7 in.)
Seat Height
685 mm (27 in.)
Fuel Capacity
9.5 L (2.1 Imp. gal.)
MPG
32 kpl (93 mpg)
Dry Weight
Curb Weight: 147 kg (324 lb.)

Transmission

Transmission
5-speed
Final Drive
Chain

General

Speedometer
Standard
Colors
Vivid Purplish Blue, Metallic Black

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