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– 2010 Yamaha V-Star 250
2010 Yamaha V-Star 250
A great trainer as well as a great choice for riders who appreciate the fun that comes in small packages.
There are a whole bunch of reasons to check ou tthe 2010 Yamaha V-Star 250, but the most intrigung is it’s authentic V-Twin engine, which means that you are getting full sized rumble and styling in an easy to ride, lightweight bike.
What to ride? Start here.
Plenty of torque, smooth roll-on power, light weight and a seat just 27 inches from the pavement make the Yamaha 2010 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.
Fuel Consumption * 33kpl/94mpg(Imp)
249cc authentic V-twin
Features and Benefits (USA):
” 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.
” Air-cooled, 249cc, 60-degree V-twin engine with a long, 66mm stroke produces plenty of bottom-end torque and smooth roll-on power. The only V-twin engine in its class.
” 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 V Star 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.
” 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.
Features and Benefits (Canada)
” 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.
” Transistorized coil ignition 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.
” 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 travel is 100mm (3.9″).
” 33mm telescopic 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 weight of 137kg (302 lb) combine to make the XV250 very easy to ride, even for the most inexperienced novice.
” Instrumentation includes a centrally located speedo with tripmeter and a full range of indicator lights.
” Chromed, 60/55-watt, Xenon headlight
” Lots of chrome detailing
” Locking gas cap
” Forward-mounted footpegs mean a relaxed, laid-back riding position.
” Handlebar-mounted choke lever for easy access
” Flexible turn signals
” Steering lock
” Helmet lock
” Push-to-cancel turn signals
” Convenient oil level sight glass
2010 Yamaha V-Star 250 – USA Specifications
MSRP* $3,990 (Raven) Available from September 2009
Type 249cc air-cooled, SOHC 60-degree V-twin, 2 valves/cylinder
Bore x Stroke 49 x 66mm
Compression Ratio 10.0:1
Fuel Delivery Mikuni® 26mm
Ignition TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition
Transmission 5-speed; multiplate wet clutch
Final Drive Chain
Frame Steel tube
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
Length 86.2 in
Width 32.1 in
Height 44.9 in
Seat Height 27.0 in
Wheelbase 58.7 in
Fuel Capacity 2.5 gal
Fuel Economy** 78 mpg
Wet Weight 324 lb
Warranty 1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)
2010 Yamaha V-Star 250 – Canada Specifications
MSRP: $5,499 CDN
Engine Air-cooled, SOHC, 2-valve, 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* 32kpl / 94mpg (Imp.)
Ignition / Starting Digital TCI / Electric
Final Drive Chain
Suspension (Front) 33 mm fork
Suspension (Rear) Dual shocks
Brakes (Front) 282 mm disc
Brakes (Rear) Drum
Tires (Front) 3.00-18
Tires (Rear) 130/90-15
Length 2,190 mm (86.3″)
Width 815 mm (32.1″)
Height 1,140 mm (44.9″)
Wheelbase 1,490 mm (58.7″)
Seat Height 685 mm (27″)
Fuel Capacity 9.5 litres (2.1 Imp. gal.)
Wet Weight 147 kg (323.4 lb)
* Fuel economy estimates are based on US EPA exhaust emission certification data obtained by Yamaha and converted into Canadian measurements. Your actual mileage will vary depending on road condition, how you ride, maintain your vehicle, accessories, cargo and operator/passenger weight.
Specifications, appearance, and price of product are subject to change without notice.
* MSRP does not include freight, PDI (Pre Delivery Inspection), pre-rigging (boats), or taxes. Dealer may sell for less.