Yamaha Continues the Retro Series with Its Stylish 2018 Yamaha V Star 250

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With the upcoming Yamaha V Star, Yamaha continues to roll out its series of retro badge two wheelers. The company has invested loads of bucks for the development of precise retro model. And in case of this vehicle, it has earned the honor in a sincere way. Since the first model of this was launch, there are hardly any alterations made.  The first vehicle of this series was introduced about 30 Years back.

It has been every time introduced with new names starting with Yamaha Route 66, Yamaha Virago 250, and Star V Star 250. And this time it is 2018 Yamaha V Star 250 with no mechanical touch given to its basics.

Yamaha Continues the Retro Series with Its Stylish 2018 Yamaha V Star 250

Though it has huge history and appears to be old fashioned, it is still exciting to ride this motorcycle for various reasons. Its power train equipped with long-stroke V-twin reaps out superior torque looking at its capacity as well as the wet weight of 326 Pound helps to produce maximum out of the power.

As it turns out, that’s not a problem, as it is still a fun motorcycle to ride for a variety of reasons. The long-stroke V-twin puts out good torque for its size, and the 326-pound wet weight helps make the most of the power.

The motorcycle is fitted with sparkling chrome and comes with wire-spoke wheels.

2018 Star V Star 250 Specifications:


  • Type: 60-degree V-twin
  • Displacement: 249 CC
  • Bore x stroke: 49 x 66mm
  • Compression ratio: 10.0:1
  • Valve train: SOHC, 2 vpc
  • Fueling: Mikuni 26mm carburetor
  • Cooling: Air
  • Transmission: 5-speed
  • Final drive: Chain


  • Front suspension; travel: Non-adjustable 33mm fork; 5.5 Inches
  • Rear suspension; travel: Spring-preload adjustable shocks; 3.9 Inches
  • Front tire: 3.00-18
  • Rear tire: 130/90-15
  • Front brake: 282mm disc
  • Rear brake: 130mm drum


  • Wheelbase: 58.7 Inches
  • Rake: 32 Degrees
  • Trail: 4.7 Inches
  • Seat height: 27.0 Inches
  • Fuel capacity: 2.5 Gallons
  • Estimated fuel economy: 78 mpg
  • Wet weight: 326 Pounds

The stylish 2018 Yamaha V star 250 comes in eye-pleasing raven color, while the vehicle can be availed at the nearest dealer with a price tag of $4349. So if looking for vehicle for road trips, the 2018 Yamaha V Start 250 is perfect for the need and price effective too.