Description
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Standard Features
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Description

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Plenty of torque, smooth roll-on power, lightweight and a seat just 27 inches from the pavement make the V Star 250 super-nimble and maneuverable and the perfect Star to get started on.

Specs

Manufacturer
Yamaha
Model Year
2012
Model
V Star 250
MSRP
 $4,190.00*

Dimensions

Length
86.2 in.
Height
41.7 in.
Width
28 in.
Weight
323 lbs.
Wheelbase
58.7 in.
Seat Height
27 in.

Engine

Engine
SOHC, 60° V-twin, 2-valves / cylinder
Displacement
15 ci (249 cc)
Bore x Stroke
49 x 66 mm
Compression Ratio
10:1
Carburetion
Mikuni® 26 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity
2.4 gal.
MPG Rating
78 mpg
Ignition
TCI (Transistor Controlled Ignition)
Clutch
Multi-plate wet
Cooling
Air

Drivetrain

Transmission
5-speed
Final Drive
Chain

Brakes/Wheels/Tires

Brakes
Front: 282 mm hydraulic disc
Rear: 130 mm drum
Wheels
Laced spokes
Tires
Front: 3.00-18
Rear: 130/90-15

Operational

Frame
Steel tube
Suspension
Front: 33 mm fork; 5.5 in. travel
Rear: Dual shocks, adjustable preload; 3.9 in. travel

Body

Colors
Raven

Standard Features

Key Features:
 Light weight and a seat just 27 inches from the pavement make the V Star 250 a great trainer as well as a great choice for riders who appreciate the fun that comes in small packages.  
 Dual exhausts, plenty of quality chrome and typical Star attention to detail; this is one sharp little cruiser.  
 Front disc brake provides highly controllable stopping power.  
 The V Star 250 is the only V-twin in its class.  
 Estimated 78 mpg means almost 200 miles between fill-ups.  
New for 2012:
 New handlebars give the V Star 250 a modern custom look and comfortable riding position.  
Engine:
 Air-cooled, 249 cc, 60-degree V-twin engine with a long, 66 mm stroke produces plenty of bottom-end torque and smooth roll-on power. The only V-twin engine in its class.  
 Single 26 mm Mikuni® downdraft carburetor ensures optimal fuel / air mixing and delivery with superb throttle response.  
 Widely geared five-speed transmission makes the most of V Star 250’s powerband.  
 Easy, dependable electric starting.  
 Beautiful dual chrome exhaust pipes let the engine breathe and put out that classic V-twin rumble.  
 Automatic cam chain tensioner virtually eliminates maintenance and helps extend engine life.  
Chassis / Suspension:
 The 58.7-inch wheelbase creates a long, low package with great handling and maneuverability.  
 The 282 mm single front disc brake and a rear drum brake provide plenty of stopping power.  
 Plush and low-stepped saddle keeps the center of gravity low and lets almost everybody flatfoot the pavement.  
 Telescopic front fork with 5.5 inches of travel provides a nice, smooth ride.  
 Twin rear shocks feature 3.9 inches of travel and adjustable spring preload for versatility under various loads.  
Additional Features:
 Extensive chrome details accent engine and side covers for incomparable “big bike” fit and finish.  
 Stylishly sculpted teardrop fuel tank features 2.5-gallon capacity for excellent cruising range.  
 Forward-set footpegs enhance rider comfort by creating added legroom.  
 Wide rear fender and front and rear wire-spoked wheels add the perfect classic, retro touch to this stylish package.  

Color


Raven
*Price, if shown, is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) and does not include government fees, taxes, dealer vehicle freight/preparation, dealer document preparation charges or any finance charges (if applicable). MSRP and/or final actual sales price will vary depending on options or accessories selected. Price valid for new deals only. -Pictures are for illustrative purposes only
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