2004 Yamaha Virago 250 Review

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2004 Yamaha Virago 250
2004 Yamaha Virago 250

2004 Yamaha Virago 250
2004 Yamaha Virago 250


2004 Yamaha Virago 250 Review

2004 Yamaha Virago 250

Let us introduce you to the Virago 250, a feature-packed, lightweight cruiser…

The Virago 250 is a quarter-liter mount that the magazine press dubbed, affectionately, a “kick-butt little cruiser.”

We, of course, have been saying that for years, and so have the multitudes of motorcyclists who’ve discovered the joy of cruising aboard one. From its deceptively strong air-cooled V-twin powerplant and widely geared five-speed transmission to its pair of chrome exhaust pipes and wire-spoked wheels, everything about the 250 says big-bike features in an affordable, entry-level package.

Add to that light weight, a low (27″) seat height, and long wheelbase, and you start to see why so many beginning riders have entrusted their learning curves to this nimble, confidence-inspiring cruiser. The Virago 250. Heavyweight styling. Lightweight packaging.

 


2004 Yamaha Virago 250 Key Features

 

 


 

2004 Yamaha Virago 250 – Specifications/Technical Details
USA MSRP Price: MSRP: $3,499 USD
Canadian MSRP Price: See dealer for pricing in CDN

DIMENSIONS
Length 86.2 in.

Height 44.9 in.

Width 32 in.

Weight 302 lbs.

Wheelbase 58.7 in.

Seat Height 27 in.

ENGINE
Engine Air-cooled, SOHC, 60° V-twin

Displacement 249cc

Bore x Stroke 49 x 66mm

Compression Ratio 10:1

Fuel System 26mm Mikuni

Fuel Capacity 2.5 gal.

Ignition Digital TCI

DRIVETRAIN
Transmission 5-speed

Final Drive Chain

BRAKES/WHEELS/TIRES
Brakes Front: 282mm Disc
Rear: 130mm Drum

Tires Front: 3.00-18
Rear: 130/90-V15

OPERATIONAL
Suspension Front: Telescopic fork; 5.5 in. travel
Rear: Twin shocks w/adjustable spring preload; 3.9 in. travel

OTHER
Colors Raven


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