2007 Yamaha Virago 250



Key Features:

  • 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.

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.
  • 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.

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MSRP* $3,499 (Black Cherry) Available from July 2006
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
Transmission 5-speed
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
Tires/Front 3.00-18
Tires/Rear 130/90-15
Length 86.2″
Width 32.1″
Height 44.9″
Seat Height 27″
Wheelbase 58.7″
Ground Clearance 5.7″
Dry Weight 302 lb.
Fuel Capacity 2.5 gal.


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