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Yamaha XV 750 Virago Specs

The Yamaha XV 750 Virago model is a Touring bike manufactured by Yamaha . In this version sold from year 1985 , the dry weight is 225.0 kg (496.0 pounds) and it is equipped with a V2, four-stroke motor. The engine produces a maximum peak output power of 51.80 HP (37.8 kW) @ 7500 RPM and a maximum torque of 43.50 Nm (4.4 kgf-m or 32.1 ft.lbs) @ 5500 RPM . With this drive-train, the Yamaha XV 750 Virago is capable of reaching a maximum top speed of 173.8 km/h (108.0 mph) . On the topic of chassis characteristics, responsible for road holding, handling behavior and ride comfort, the Yamaha XV 750 Virago has a Pressed steel, backbone frame frame with front suspension being Coil spring, hydraulically-damped telesopic and at the rear, it is equipped with Twin shock absorbers with concentric coil springs . Stock tire sizes are 100/90-19 57H on the front, and  on the rear. As for stopping power, the Yamaha XV 750 Virago braking system includes Double disc. Single piston calipers size  at the front and Expanding brake (drum brake) size 200 mm (7.9 inches) at the back. 

Yamaha XV 750 Virago General Information

Brand Yamaha 
Model Yamaha XV 750 Virago 
Start year 1985 
Year 1985 
Category Touring 
Factory Warranty (Years / miles)

Yamaha XV 750 Virago Dimensions, Aerodynamics and weight

Frame type Pressed steel, backbone frame 
Seat details
Wheelbase 1,520 mm (59.8 inches) 
Length 2,230 mm (87.8 inches) 
Width 805 mm (31.7 inches) 
Height 1,160 mm (45.7 inches) 
Seat Height
Alternate Seat Height
Ground Clearance 145 mm (5.7 inches) 
Trail size
Wheels details
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions 100/90-19 57H 
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions
Front brakes Double disc. Single piston calipers 
Rear brakes Expanding brake (drum brake) 
Front Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions
Rear Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions 200 mm (7.9 inches) 
Curb Weight (including fluids)
Dry Weight 225.0 kg (496.0 pounds) 
Front Percentage of Weight
Rear Percentage of Weight
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 0.2302 HP/kg 
Fuel Tank Capacity 12.00 litres (3.17 gallons) 
Reserve Fuel Capacity 2.27 litres (0.60 gallons) 
Carrying Details and Capacity
Front Suspension Coil spring, hydraulically-damped telesopic 
Front Suspension Travel 508 mm (20.0 inches) 
Rear Suspension Twin shock absorbers with concentric coil springs 
Rear Suspension Travel 223 mm (8.8 inches) 

Yamaha XV 750 Virago Engine and Transmission Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders V2, four-stroke 
Engine details
Fuel system Carburettor. Mikuni BST40 (two) 
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity 748.00 ccm (45.64 cubic inches) 
Bore x Stroke 83.0 x 0.0 mm (3.3 x inches) 
Compression Ratio 9.0:1 
Number of valves per cylinder
Camshaft Valvetrain Configuration SOHC 
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower 51.80 HP (37.8 kW) @ 7500 RPM 
Maximum torque 43.50 Nm (4.4 kgf-m or 32.1 ft.lbs) @ 5500 RPM 
Engine Maximum RPM
Cooling system Air 
Lubrication system Wet sump 
Engine oil capacity
Exhaust system Double stainless steel pipes 
Transmission type, final drive ratio Shaft drive (cardan) 
Clutch type Wet Multi Plate, Cable Operated 

Yamaha XV 750 Virago Performance

Top Speed 173.8 km/h (108.0 mph) 
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph)
Acceleration 0 to 400m (1/4 mile) 13.700 seconds 
Recuperation 60 to 140 km/h in highest gear
Fuel Consumption - MPG - Economy - Efficiency 8.20 litres/100 km (12.2 km/l or 28.69 mpg) 
CO2 emissions 190.2 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission) 

Yamaha XV 750 Virago Electrical Systems, Ignition and Equipment

Ignition Type Transistorized breakerless ignition system 
Electrical Details
Starter Type Electric 
How much horsepower does a Yamaha XV 750 Virago have?
The Yamaha XV 750 Virago has 51.80 HP (37.8 kW) @ 7500 RPM.

How fast is a Yamaha XV 750 Virago?
The Yamaha XV 750 Virago top speed is 173.8 km/h (108.0 mph).

How much does a Yamaha XV 750 Virago weighs?
The Yamaha XV 750 Virago weighs 225.0 kg (496.0 pounds).