Yamaha XV125

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Yamaha XV125 Virago
Also called XV125S Virago, XV 125 S Virago, XV 125 Virago
Production 1997 - 2001
Class Cruiser
v2, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 41.0mm x 47.0mm
Top Speed 66 mph (107 km/h)
Horsepower 11.13 HP (8.3 KW) @ 8500RPM
Torque 6.93 ft/lbs (9.4 Nm) @ 8500RPM
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed
Final Drive: chain
Suspension Front: Telescopic Forks
Rear: Dual Shocks
Brakes Front: single disc
Rear: expanding brake
Front Tire 80/100-18
Rear Tire 130/90-15
Wheelbase 58.86 inches (1495 mm)
Seat Height 26.97 inches (685 mm)
Weight 306.44 pounds (139.0 Kg) (dry), 147.0 kg (wet)
Oil Filter K&N KN-143
Recommended Oil Yamalube 10w-40
Fuel Capacity 2.51 Gallon (9.50 Liters)
Fuel Consumption 0.35 liters/100 km (285.7 km/l or 672.06 mpg)
Manuals Service Manual

The Yamaha XV125S Virago was a v2, four-stroke Cruiser motorcycle produced by Yamaha between 1997 and 2001. It could reach a top speed of 66 mph (107 km/h). Max torque was 6.93 ft/lbs (9.4 Nm) @ 8500 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 11.13 HP (8.3 KW) @ 8500 RPM.


The engine was a air cooled v2, four-stroke. A 41.0mm bore x 47.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 124.0 cubic centimeters.


The bike has a 5-speed transmission.


It came with a 80/100-18 front tire and a 130/90-15 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc in the front and a expanding brake in the rear. The front suspension was a Telescopic Forks while the rear was equipped with a Dual Shocks. The XV125S Virago was fitted with a 2.51 Gallon (9.50 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 306.44 pounds (139.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 58.86 inches (1495 mm) long.

1997 - 2001 Yamaha XV 125 Virago[edit]

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The 1997 Yamaha XV 125 Virago V-twin is one of the best made little motorbikes you can choose. Reliable motor, solid chassis, nice low seat and wide bars give a feeling of confident control on the machine.

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