- air-cooled, SOHC, 60-degree V-twin
- 249 L
Cruiser style starts here.
Getting into the fun of V-twin cruising has never been more affordable than with this nimble, confidence-inspiring and economical cruiser.
Light weight and a seat just 27 inches from the pavement make the Virago 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 Yamaha attention to detail; this is one sharp little cruiser.
Front disc brake provides highly controllable stopping power.
249cc air-cooled, 60-degree V-twin engine with a long, 66mm stroke produces plenty of bottom-end torque and smooth roll-on power.
Single 26mm Mikuni downdraft carburetor ensures optimal fuel/air mixing and delivery with superb throttle response.
Widely geared five-speed transmission makes the most of Virago 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.
Longish, 58.7-inch wheelbase creates a long, low package with great handling and maneuverability.
282mm 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.
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.
Chrome pullback handlebars are easy to reach and great looking.
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.
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
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
Seat Height: 27"
Ground Clearance: 5.7"
Dry Weight: 302 lb.
Fuel Capacity: 2.5 gal.
MSRP: $3,499 (Black Cherry)
Warranty: 1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)