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How fast does a Virago 250 go?

The Virago 250 is an entry-level cruiser motorcycle built by Yamaha Motor Company. It has claimed a top speed of 85 mph.

Is Yamaha Virago good?

Yamaha Virago is Great for Short Riders! This bike was definitely made with smaller riders in mind. You can open the throttle all the way on this virago without immediately going warp speed like you would on a 600cc bike. I always say, it can be a lot more fun riding a ‘slow’ bike fast, than a fast bike slow!

Is the Yamaha Virago 1100 a good bike?

It has more than enough power and to me it is a great looking bike. It doesn’t weigh a ton like some of these newer cruisers and in some people’s opinion it’s not very pretty like but like the song says (she might be ugly but she sure can cook). I bought it used with only 942 miles on it and haven’t had any problems.

What kind of engine does Yamaha XV 250 Virago have?

Make Model Yamaha XV 250 Virago Year 1989 – 93 Engine Four stroke, V-Twin cylinder, SOHC, 2 va Capacity 249 cc / 15.2 cu-in Bore x Stroke 49 x 66 mm

When did Yamaha stop using Hitachi carburetors for Viragos?

In 1988, Yamaha finally retired the Hitachi carbs that had been serving up fuel to all of the bigger Viragos since the beginning of the line in 1981. Mikunis represented an updated, more modern design and were used with only minor changes through 1999 when the last big Viragos were built.

Where is the carburetor located on a virago motorcycle?

On Virago motorcycles the carburetor is mounted between two cylinders of V-twin engine. Smaller Virago models xv125 and xv250 do have one shared carburetor providing the same mixture for two cylinders while bigger models, from xv400 upwards, do have blocks of two carburetors, one carburetor per each cylinder.

Why is a downdraft carburetor used in a Yamaha Virago?

Downdraft – operates with lower air velocities and larger passages. This is because gravity assists the air-fuel mixture flow to the cylinder. The downdraft carburetor can provide large volumes of fuel when needed for high speed and high power output.