Top Features:

  • Compact Custom
    Light weight and a seat just 27 inches from the pavement make the V Star 250® a great trainer as well as a great choice for riders who appreciate the fun that comes in small packages.
  • Big Bike Style
    Dual exhausts, plenty of quality chrome and typical Star attention to detail—this is one sharp little cruiser.
  • Strong Brakes
    Front disc brake provides highly controllable stopping power.
  • Unique V-twin Performance
    The V Star 250 is the only V-twin in its class.
  • Ultra-Efficient Engine
    Estimated 78 mpg* means almost 200 miles between fill-ups.


  • Uniquely Potent V-twin
    Air-cooled, 249cc, 60-degree V-twin engine with a long 66mm stroke produces plenty of bottom-end torque and smooth roll-on power. And it’s the only V-twin engine in its class, too.
  • Smooth Running
    Single 26mm Mikuni® downdraft carburetor ensures optimal fuel/air mixing and delivery with superb throttle response.
  • Flexible Gearing
    Widely geared five-speed transmission makes the most of V Star 250’s powerband.
  • Electric Start
    Easy, dependable electric starting.
  • Classic Exhaust Layout
    Beautiful dual chrome exhaust pipes let the engine breathe and put out that classic V-twin rumble.
  • Low Maintenance Motor
    Automatic cam chain tensioner virtually eliminates maintenance and helps extend engine life.


  • Agile Chassis
    58.7-inch wheelbase creates a long, low package with great handling and maneuverability.
  • Strong Brakes
    282mm single front disc brake and a rear drum brake provide plenty of stopping power.
  • Low Seat Height
    Plush and low-stepped saddle keeps the rider sitting low and lets almost everybody flatfoot the pavement.
  • Plush Suspension
    Telescopic front fork with 5.5 inches of travel provides a nice, smooth ride. Twin rear shocks feature 3.9 inches of travel and adjustable spring preload for versatility under various loads.

Additional Features:

  • Open Riding Position
    A custom style handlebar gives the V Star 250 a modern look and comfortable riding position.
  • Big Bike Style
    Extensive chrome details accent engine and side covers for incomparable “big bike” fit and finish.
  • Generous Fuel Range
    Stylishly sculpted teardrop fuel tank features 2.5-gallon capacity for excellent cruising range.
  • Forward Mount Controls
    Forward-set foot pegs enhance rider comfort by creating added legroom.
  • Stylish Fenders
    Wide rear fender and front and rear wire-spoked wheels add the perfect classic, retro touch to this stylish package.