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.
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.