2021 Yamaha V-Star 250 : BORN FOR FUN.
Introducing the new 2021 Yamaha V-Star 250…
Light and nimble with smooth power and a low seat for easy handling makes it a stylish entry level V‑twin.
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.
2021 Yamaha V-Star 250 Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features
- Compact Custom
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.
- Big Bike Style
Dual exhausts, plenty of quality chrome and Yamaha’s attention to detail—this is one sharp little motorcycle.
- Strong Brakes
Front disc brake provides highly controllable stopping power.
- Unique V-twin Performance
The V Star 250 is the only V-twin in its class.
- Ultra-Efficient Engine
Estimated 78 mpg* means almost 200 miles between fill-ups.
2021 Yamaha V-Star 250 Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits
- Uniquely Potent V-twin
Air-cooled, 249cc, 60-degree V-twin engine with a long 66mm stroke produces plenty of bottom-end torque and smooth roll-on power. And it’s the only V-twin engine in its class, too.
- Smooth Running
The single 26mm Mikuni® downdraft carburetor ensures optimal fuel/air mixing and delivery with superb throttle response.
- Flexible Gearing
Widely geared five-speed transmission makes the most of V Star 250’s powerband.
- Electric Start
Easy, dependable electric starting.
- Classic Exhaust Layout
Beautiful dual chrome exhaust pipes let the engine breathe and put out that classic V-twin rumble.
- Low Maintenance Motor
Automatic cam chain tensioner virtually eliminates maintenance and helps extend engine life.
- Agile Chassis
58.7-inch wheelbase creates a long, low package for great handling and maneuverability.
- Strong Brakes
282mm single front disc brake and a rear drum brake provide plenty of stopping power.
- Low Seat Height
Plush and low-stepped saddle keeps the rider sitting low and lets almost everybody flatfoot the pavement.
- Plush Suspension
The telescopic front fork with 5.5 inches of travel provides a nice, smooth ride while the twin rear shocks feature 3.9 inches of travel and adjustable spring preload for versatility under various loads.
- Open Riding Position
A custom style handlebar gives the V Star 250 both a modern look and comfortable riding position.
- Big Bike Style
Extensive chrome details accent the engine and side covers for an incomparable “big bike” fit and finish.
- Generous Fuel Range
The stylishly sculpted teardrop fuel tank features 2.5-gallon capacity for excellent cruising range.
- Forward Mount Controls
The forward-set foot pegs enhance rider comfort for added legroom.
- Stylish Fenders
Wide rear fender and front and rear wire-spoked wheels add the perfect classic, retro touch to this stylish package.
2021 Yamaha V-Star 250 – Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $4499 USD
Canada MSRP Price: Starting at $5299 CDN
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £ GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)
Engine Type 15-cubic-inch (249cc) air-cooled, SOHC 60° V- twin, 4 valves
Bore x Stroke 49.0mm x 66.0mm
Compression Ratio 10.0:1
Fuel Delivery Mikuni® 26mm carburetor
Ignition TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition
Transmission 5-speed; multiplate wet clutch
Final Drive Chain
Suspension / Front 33mm fork; 5.5-in travel
Suspension / Rear Dual shocks, adjustable preload; 3.9-in travel
Brakes / Front Hydraulic disc, 282mm
Brakes / Rear 130mm drum
Tires / Front 3.00-18
Tires / Rear 130/90-15
L x W x H 86.2 in x 28.0 in x 41.7 in
Seat Height 27.0 in
Wheelbase 58.7 in
Rake (Caster Angle) 32.0°
Trail 4.7 in
Fuel Capacity 2.5 gal / CA model 2.4 gal
Fuel Economy** 78 mpg
Wet Weight*** 324 lbs/ CA Model 326 lb
Warranty 1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)
2021 Yamaha V-Star 250 – Totalmotorcycle.com Canada Specifications/Technical Details
ENGINE Air-cooled, SOHC, 4-valves (2-valves/cyl), 60° V-twin
BORE AND STROKE 49 x 66 mm
COMPRESSION RATIO 10:1
MAXIMUM TORQUE 2.1 kg-m (15.2 ft-lb) @ 6,000 rpm
FUEL DELIVERY Mikuni BDS26
ESTIMATED FUEL CONSUMPTION± 33kpl / 93.2mpg (Imp.)
IGNITION / STARTING TCI / Electric
FINAL DRIVE Chain
SUSPENSION (FRONT) 33mm fork / 140mm (5.5″) wheel travel
SUSPENSION (REAR) Adjustable dual shocks / 100mm (3.9″) wheel travel
BRAKES (FRONT) 282mm disc / twin piston caliper
BRAKES (REAR) Drum
TIRES (FRONT) 3.00-18
TIRES (REAR) 130/90-15
LENGTH 2,190mm (86.2″)
WIDTH 710mm (28″)
HEIGHT 1,060mm (41.7″)
WHEELBASE 1,490mm (58.7″)
SEAT HEIGHT 685mm (27″)
FUEL CAPACITY 9.5 litres (2.1 Imp. gal.)
WET WEIGHT 147kg (324 lb)
COLOUR(S) Metallic Silver
2021 Yamaha V-Star 250 – Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details
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