Yamaha XV1000 Virago 1000: history, specs, pictures
|Yamaha XV1000 Virago|
|Also called||XV1000SE Midnight Special, XV 1000 SE Midnight Special, XV 1000 Virago|
|Production||1983 - 1985|
998cc V-Twin, four-stroke
|Bore / Stroke||11.0mm x 69.2mm|
|Top Speed||112 mph (180 km/h)|
|Horsepower||63.56 HP (47.4 KW) @ 6500RPM|
|Fuel System||carburetor. mikuni 40mm|
|Spark Plug||NGK BP7ES '84-85|
|Battery||YUASA SY50-N18L-AT '84-85|
|Transmission||Gear box: 5-speed
Final Drive: shaft drive (cardan)
Rear: double shock
|Brakes||Front: double disc. 0
Rear: expanding brake (drum brake). 0
|Weight||235.0 kg (wet)|
|Oil Filter||K&N KN-145|
|Fuel Capacity||4.44 Gallon (16.80 Liters)|
The Yamaha XV1000 Virago was a V-Twin, four-stroke cruiser motorcycle produced by Yamaha between 1983 and 1985. It could reach a top speed of 112 mph (180 km/h). Claimed horsepower was 63.56 HP (47.4 KW) @ 6500 RPM.
The bike has a 5-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the life on a plate.
It came with a 100/90-19 front tire and a 140/90-15 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via double disc. 0 in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake). 0 in the rear. The front suspension was a ok while the rear was equipped with a double shock. The XV1000 Virago was fitted with a 4.44 Gallon (16.80 Liters) fuel tank.