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Yamaha XV750 Virago

General moped information

ModelYamaha XV750 Virago
CategoryCustom / cruiser
Rating54.3 out of 100. Show full rating and compare with other bikes
Price as new (MSRP)US$ 2979. Prices depend on country, taxes, accessories, etc.

Engine and transmission

Engine typeV2, two-stroke
Power52.00 HP (38.0 kW)) @ 7000 RPM
Top speed169.0 km/h (105.0 mph)
1/4 mile (0.4 km)13.440 seconds
Fuel systemCarburettor. Dual Hitachi 40mm Constant vacuum
Fuel controlSOHC
IgnitionTCI- Transistor Control Ignition
Lubrication systemWet sump
Cooling systemAir
ClutchWet multi-plate
Fuel consumption19.68 litres/100 km (5.1 km/l or 11.95 mpg)
Greenhouse gases456.6 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission)
Exhaust systemDouble stinless steel

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Frame typePressed steel overhead backbone with tubular and square section swing arm. Engine is used as a stress member.
Rake (fork angle)29.0°
Trail133 mm (5.2 inches)
Front tyre dimensions3.50-19
Rear tyre dimensions130/90-16
Front brakesSingle disc. Single piston
Front brakes diameter298 mm (11.7 inches)
Rear brakesExpanding brake (drum brake). 2 Shoe Expanding Drum
Rear brakes diameter180 mm (7.1 inches)

Physical measures and capacities

Dry weight225.0 kg (496.0 pounds)
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc228.0 kg (502.7 pounds)
Power/weight ratio0.2311 HP/kg
Seat height672 mm (26.5 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Overall height1 mm (0.0 inches)
Overall length2 mm (0.1 inches)
Overall width850 mm (33.5 inches)
Ground clearance145 mm (5.7 inches)
Fuel capacity12.00 litres (3.17 gallons)
Reserve fuel capacity2.60 litres (0.69 gallons)

Other specifications

CommentsGreat starter bike. Low seat height , easy to ride, dependably V-twin
Modifications compared to previous modelSolid front fender , redesigned seat

General moped information

Price as new (MSRP)US$ 2979. Prices depend on country, taxes, accessories, etc.
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