Yamaha XV750 Virago - 1983 Specifications and Reviews

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General information

Category:Custom / cruiser
Model:Yamaha XV750 Virago

Engine and Transmission Specifications

Clutch:Wet multi-plate
Transmission typefinal drive:Shaft drive (cardan)
Cooling system:Air
Lubrication system:Wet sump
Ignition:TCI- Transistor Control Ignition
Fuel control:SOHC
Valves per cylinder:2
Fuel system:Carburettor. Dual Hitachi 40mm Constant vacuum
Bore x stroke:83.0 x 69.2 mm (3.3 x 2.7 inches)
Max RPM:7500
Engine type:V2
Capacity:748.00 ccm (45.64 cubic inches)

Physical measures and capacities

Wheelbase:1 mm (0.0 inches)
Ground clearance:145 mm (5.7 inches)
Overall width:850 mm (33.5 inches)
Overall length:2 mm (0.1 inches)
Overall height:1 mm (0.0 inches)
Seat height:672 mm (26.5 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc:228.0 kg (502.7 pounds)
Dry weight:225.0 kg (496.0 pounds)

Yamaha XV750 Virago dimensions and frame

Exhaust system:Double stinless steel
Rear brakes diameter:180 mm (7.1 inches)
Rear brakes:Expanding brake (drum brake). 2 Shoe Expanding Drum
Front brakes diameter:298 mm (11.7 inches)
Front brakes:Single disc. Single piston
Rear tyre dimensions:130/90-16
Front tyre dimensions:3.50-19
Rear suspension travel:100 mm (3.9 inches)
Rear suspension:Mono-shock air adjustable
Front suspension travel:150 mm (5.9 inches)
Front suspension:Telescopic forks air adjustable
Trail:133 mm (5.2 inches)
Rake (fork angle):29.0°
Frame type:Pressed steel overhead backbone with tubular and square section swing arm. Engine is used as a stress member.

Speed and acceleration

Power/weight ratio:0.2311 HP/kg
1/4 mile (0.4 km):13.440 seconds
Top speed:169.0 km/h (105.0 mph)

Other specs

Modifications compared to previous model:Solid front fender , redesigned seat
Fuel consumption pr. 10 km (6.2 miles):19.68 litres (5.20 gallons)
Reserve fuel capacity:2.60 litres (0.69 gallons)
Fuel capacity:12.00 litres (3.17 gallons)

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