2019 V-Star 250


There are a whole bunch of reasons to check out the V-Star 250, but the most intriguing is it’s authentic V-twin powerplant, which means that you’re getting full-sized rumble and styling in an easy to ride, lightweight bike.

Dealer #: 6249



  • 249cc, air-cooled, SOHC, 2 valves per cylinder, 60 degree, V-twin.
    • authentic, air-cooled V-Twin engine design
    • long stroke engine design means lots of low end torque
    • very linear, novice friendly power delivery
  • SOHC, 2-valve cylinder heads.
    • tradition & simple 2- valve design
    • basic rocker arm valve actuation… simple design that is easy to maintain / adjust
    • chromed head covers add style
  • Air-cooled engine design.
    • excellent heat dissipation for consistent power delivery
    • cooling fins have been designed for good cooling even in stop & go traffic
    • simple, classic design
  • Automatic cam chain tensioners reduce mechanical noise & simplify maintenance.
  • Traditional “bore-able” cylinder.
    • in the event of an issue, cylinder can be over bored
  • Forged aluminum pistons.
    • less reciprocating mass for fast engine response
    • reduced mechanical vibration for excellent reliability
  • Single pin style crankshaft.
    • design accentuates V-twin engine character, pulse feel & sound
  • Wet sump lubrication system with easy access element type oil filter.
  • Single Mikuni BDS26 carb.
    • featuring an accelerator pump for crisp throttle response
    • convenient handle bar mounted choke lever
    • excellent fuel economy
  • Classic, chromed air box
    • houses an easy access, washable (re-useable) foam air filter
    • washable design reduces tune-up costs
  • 5-speed transmission.
    • ensures extremely usable, cruiser-friendly power delivery
    • 5th gear is an overdrive gear for reduced engine rpms at higher speeds
    • light, easy clutch lever pull
  • Chain drive, final drive.
    • chain drive provides the most efficient transfer of power (Vs. shaft drive systems)
  • Maintenance-free transistor controlled ignition (TCI).
    • produces a strong spark for fast starts
    • provides precise ignition timing / mapping for optimum engine performance at all rpms
  • Shorty, 2 into 2 exhaust system.
    • short design, chromed, shot gun style mufflers produce a low, throaty V-Twin growl
    • heat shields protect rider & passenger from hot components
  • Air Injection System injects fresh air into exhaust ports to fully burn any unburnt fuel, reducing exhaust emissions.


  • Tube type, double cradle steel frame.
    • provides a long & low profile with roomy ergonomics
    • low 685 mm (27″) seat height
    • 32 degree rake angle
  • Box section, steel, dual shock swingarm.
  • Full-size, 1,488 mm (58.6″) wheelbase ensures maximum stability & a comfortable, roomy ride.
  • Wet weight of only 147 kg / 324 lbs. makes the V-Star 250 light, nimble & easy to handle.
  • 33 mm fork provides 140mm (5.5″) of wheel travel.
    • smooth, comfortable ride
  • Adjustable dual shock rear suspension with 100 mm (3.9″) of wheel travel.
    • 5- step spring preload adjustability
    • allows rider to tailor spring settings to match load or road conditions
  • Single 282 mm front disc brake with twin piston caliper delivers strong, confidence-inspiring stopping power.
  • Rear drum brake.
    • brake shoe wear indicator
    • easy access wing nut adjuster for fast adjustments as brake shoes wear
  • Separate rider & passenger seats.
    • low-profile rider & passenger seats offer excellent comfort
    • low 685 mm (27″) seat height allows riders to put feet firmly on the ground, enhancing confidence
    • passenger seat can be removed if desired
  • Classic, chromed, spoked wheels.
    • front wheel size is 1.60 X 18 with 3.00 – 18 tire
    • rear wheel size is MT2.75 with 130/90-15 tire
  • Forward mounted, rider foot pegs for that special “custom” riding position.
  • Steel front & rear fenders.
    • highlight the classic styling of the V-Star 250
    • steel design means they are easy to paint or customize
  • Stylish “T design” handlebar.
    • excellent rider comfort
    • aggressive appearance, great styling highlight
  • 9.5 litre fuel tank.
    • more smiles & fewer fill-ups thanks to excellent fuel economy
    • reserve portion is 2.6 litres (will have to switch petcock to reserve position)
    • vacuum type fuel petcock with on – reserve positions (no need to turn petcock to off when finished riding)
    • locking fuel cap
  • Handlebar mounted speedometer.
    • functions include; speedometer, odometer & trip meter
  • Bright 65/60 watt headlight.


  • Side stand cut out switch prevents the bike from being ridden with the side down
  • Traditional fork mounted steering lock
  • Helmet lock
  • Oil level sight glass
  • Low-maintenance (battery should be charged during winter storage)

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