2011 Yamaha V-Star 250

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2011 Yamaha V-Star 250
2011 Yamaha V-Star 250

2011 Yamaha V-Star 250

A fantastic trainer and a great selection for riders who appreciate the enjoyment that is available in small packages.

A few whole couple of top reasons to browse the 2011 Yamaha V-Star 250, however the most intriguing is it's authentic V-twin powerplant, meaning that you will get full-sized rumble and styling within an an easy task to ride, lightweight bike.

Desire to ride? Start here.

Lots of torque, smooth roll-on power, lightweight along with a seat just 27 inches in the pavement increase the risk for 2011 V Star 250 super-nimble and maneuverable, and also the perfect Star to get going on.

For a long time, the V-Star 250 may be touted among the finest entry bikes around.

And even for good reason. Having an authentic V-twin engine, the V-Star 250 provides you with the grunt and growl you do not end up finding inside the lightweight class. Additionally it is got a minimal 685mm (27") seat height for really confidence, ideal for novice riders. One ride and you will probably realise why numerous entry riders have chosen this nimble, confidence-inspiring cruiser. Heavyweight styling. Lightweight packaging.

2011 Yamaha V-Star 250 model Features

Fuel Consumption * 33kpl/94mpg(Imp)

249cc authentic V-twin

Entry-level cruiser


249cc, air-cooled, 60°, SOHC, 2 valves per cylinder, V-twin engine will be the real McCoy!

Long-stroke (49 x 66mm) powerplant is made 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 (T.C.I.) ensures fast starts and maximum engine performance. This method is maintenance-free.

Automatic cam chain tensioners keep maintenance low minimizing mechanical engine noise.

Smooth-shifting, 5-speed transmission provides versatile performance. Clutch lever pull is extremely light and novice friendly.

Washable, foam air conditioning filter reduces tune-up costs.

Dual "shorty" mufflers highlight that classic "American" motorcycle look.


Rugged, high-tensile steel, double-cradle frame results in a stylish profile and low seat height.

Box-section swingarm with 5-way spring preload adjustable dual rear shocks give 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 utilizes a twin-piston caliper for excellent stopping power.

An easy task 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 taken off leaving only rider accommodation, if desired.

Wide 130/90-15 rear tire accentuates the lower, lean appearance and classic cruiser styling.

Spoked, chrome wheels fitted using a narrow front and wide 130 series rear tire emphasize the standard custom look.

The V-Star's regular size emphasizes this isn't a toy. This really is one sharp-looking, value-packed 250!

Full-size, 1,488mm (58.6") wheelbase ensures maximum stability plus a comfortable, roomy ride.

Low seat height of only 685mm (27") plus a wet weight of 147kg (323.4 lbs) combine to produce the XV250 super easy to ride, for one of the most inexperienced riders.

Instrumentation features a located speedo with tripmeter plus a wide range of indicator lights.


Chromed, 60/55-watt, Xenon headlight

Plenty of chrome detailing

Locking gas cap

Forward-mounted footpegs mean a relaxed, laid-back riding position.

Handlebar-mounted choke lever for simple access

Flexible turn signals

Steering lock

Helmet lock
Push-to-cancel turn signals
Convenient oil level sight glass
2011 Yamaha V-Star 250 - USA Specifications
MSRP: $4,090 (Raven) Provided by September 2010/CA model October 2010
Type 15-cubic-inch (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

Tires / Front 3.00-18

Tires / Rear 130/90-15

Wheels Spoke

Length 86.2 in

Width 32.One out of

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 12 months (Limited Factory Warranty)

2011 Yamaha V-Star 250 - Canada Specifications
MSRP: $5,499 CDN

Engine Air-cooled, SOHC, 4-valves, 60° V-twin
Displacement 249cc
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 TCI / Electric
Transmission 5-speed
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 (86.2")
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)
Colour(s) Metallic Black

* Gas mileage estimates provide US EPA exhaust emission certification data obtained by Yamaha and changed into Canadian measurements. Your actual mileage will change according to road condition, the method that you ride, sustain your vehicle, accessories, cargo and operator/passenger weight.

Specifications, appearance, and value of product are at the mercy of change with no warning.

* MSRP doesn't include freight, PDI (Pre Delivery Inspection), pre-rigging (boats), or taxes. Dealer may cost less.


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