2013 Yamaha V-Star 250 Review

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Yamaha V-Star 250
Yamaha V-Star 250

2013 Yamaha V-Star 250

2013 Yamaha V-Star 250

2013 Yamaha V-Star 250 Review

2013 Yamaha V-Star 250

A great trainer and a perfect choice for riders who know that fun things come in small packages.

There are a whole bunch of reasons to checkout the 2013 Yamaha V-Star 250, but the most intriguing is it’s authenic V-Twin engine, which means that you are getting full sized rumble and styling in an easy to ride, lightweight bike.

The Road to Stardom.

Plenty of torque, smooth roll on power, lightweight and a seat just 27 inches from the pavement make the 2013 Yamaha V-Star 250 super nimble and maneuverable and the perfect STAR to get STARted on.

For years, the V-Star 250 has been touted as one of the finest entry bikes around.

And for good reason. With an authentic V-twin engine, the V-Star 250 will give you the grunt and growl that you don’t often find in the lightweight class. It’s also got a low 685mm (27) seat height for added confidence, perfect for novice riders. One ride and you’ll see why so many entry riders have chosen this nimble, confidence-inspiring cruiser.

Heavyweight styling. Lightweight packaging.

2013 Yamaha V-Star 250 Key Features

US MPG Fuel Consumption: 78 mpg; Fuel Consumption ± 33kpl/94mpg(Imp)

249cc authentic V-twin

Low 27 seat height

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.

2013 Yamaha V-Star 250 Features and Benefits

Engine:

-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 is standard.

-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. 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.

Yamaha V-Star 250
Yamaha V-Star 250

Chassis and Suspension:

-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 not a toy. 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.

-New handlebar design features a flat bar with beautifully chromed risers. This new 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.

Additional Features:

-Chromed, 60/55-watt, Xenon headlight

-Lots of chrome detailing

Yamaha V-Star 250
Yamaha V-Star 250
Yamaha V-Star 250
Yamaha V-Star 250
Yamaha V-Star 250

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