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1/39 North Stuart Highway, Alice Springs, NT

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The latest incarnation of the perennially popular 250cc V-twin is fitted with a flat type handlebar mounted on bar risers to improve the comfort and handling characteristics of the smallest Star cruiser.

Yamaha’s Virago suits a wide range of riders interested in an entry level, learner approved motorcycle that shares custom cred with its bigger V-twin brothers.

All Star cruisers now come with 5 year factory warranty.

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Light weight and low seat height breed confidence in less experienced riders.
282mm front disc and sturdy rear drum brake for strong, controllable stopping power.
With plenty of chrome and attention to detail; this is one sharp little cruiser, dual chrome exhausts look as good as they sound.
V-twin 249cc air-cooled, 60-degree engine with long, 66mm stroke provides strong bottom-end torque, smooth roll-on power. Reengineered for ethanol based fuels
Single 26mm Mikuni downdraft carburettor ensures optimal fuel/air mixing and delivery with superb throttle response.
Wide ratio five-speed transmission makes great use of Virago’s power.
Easy, dependable electric starting gets every journey off on the right foot.
Automatic cam chain tensioner virtually eliminates maintenance and helps extend engine life.
Long, low 1490mm wheelbase for great handling and manoeuvrability.



Engine Type

Air-cooled, SOHC, 60-degree V-twin


249 cc

Bore x Stroke

49.0 x 66.0 mm

Compression Ratio


Lubrication System

Wet sump

Fuel Management

26mm Mikuni


Digital TCI

Starter System


Fuel Tank Capacity

9.5 L

Final Transmission

Chain drive





2190 mm


710 mm


1060 mm

Seat Height

685 mm


1490 mm

Ground Clearance

145 mm

Dry Weight

139 kg

Wet Weight

147 kg with 9.5 litres of fuel


Frame Type

Steel double cradle

Suspension Front

33mm telescopic fork, 140mm travel

Suspension Rear

Single shock, link-type; w/adjustable preload; 98mm travel

Brakes Front

282mm disc

Brakes Rear

130mm drum

Tyres Front

3.00-18 47P

Tyres Rear


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