Honda Magna 250: review, history, specs


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Class: cruiser

Production: 1994-2006

Also called: Honda V-twin Magna, Honda VT250C Magna, Honda V-twin Custom, Honda Magna V25

Models
Honda Magna 250

1994-2006

(Japan, Australia)

Honda Magna 250S

1996-1997

(Japan)

Honda Magna 250
Honda Magna 250S

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
1994 Japan, Australia Name: Honda Magna 250

Frame: MC29-1000001-1029392

Code: VT250Cr

1995 Japan, Australia Name: Honda Magna 250

Frame: MC29-1000001-1099999

Code: VT250Cr-II

1996 Japan Name: Honda Magna 250S

Frame: MC29-1100001-1199999

Code: VT250Cr-III, VT250Cr-IV

1997 Japan, Australia Name: Honda Magna 250, Honda Magna 250S

Frame: MC29-1200001-1499999

Code: VT250Cv, VT250Cv-II, VT250Cv-V, VT250Cv-VI

1999 Japan, Australia Name: Honda Magna 250

Frame: MC29-1500001-1509999

Code: VT250Cx, VT250Cx-II

2001 Japan, Australia Name: Honda Magna 250

Frame: MC29-1510001-1519999

Code: VT250C1

2003 Japan, Australia Name: Honda Magna 250

Frame: MC29-1520001-1529999

Code: VT250C3

2005 Japan, Australia Name: Honda Magna 250

Frame: MC29-1600001~

Code: VT250C5

2006 Japan, Australia Name: Honda Magna 250

Frame: MC29-1700001~

Code: VT250C6

Specifications

Honda VT250C Magna: specs

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2315 mm / 91,1 in
Overall width 880 mm / 34,6 in
Overall height 1065 mm / 41,9 in
Wheelbase 1620 mm / 63,8 in
Ground clearance 130 mm / 5,1 in
Seat height 690 mm / 27,1 in
Dry weight 171 kg / 377 lbs
Curb (wet) weight 183 kg / 403 lbs
FRAME Type Tubular steel double cradle
Front suspension, travel Telescopic fork 41 mm, 150 mm / 5,9 in
Rear suspension, travel Swingarm with twin-shock
Front tire size 120/80-17 (61S)
Rear tire size 150/80-15 M/C (70S)
Front brake Single disc, 2-piston caliper
Rear brake Drum, 160 mm
Fuel capacity 11,0 l / 2,91 US gal
Trail 159 mm / 6,2 in
Fuel economy 2,94 l / 100 km (on 60 km/h)
ENGINE Type Liquid-cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement 2 cylinders V-twin
Bore & Stroke 60,0 × 44,1 mm
Displacement 249 cm³ (15,19 cu in)
Compression ratio 11.0:1
Valve train Chain driven DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Max. power 27,0 hp (20,0 kW) / 10000 rpm
Max. torque 22,0 Nm (2,3 kgf*m) / 7500 rpm
0 to 100 km/h
Top speed 140 km/h (87 mph)
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Carburetor, 2x Keihin 32 mm
DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Transmission 5-speed constant mesh
Final drive Chain
Primary reduction 2.821
Final reduction 2.714
Gear ratio

I

II

III

IV

V


2.733

1.800

1.375

1.111

0.965

ELECTRICAL Ignition Full transistor battery ignition
Alternator Three phased AC, 332W at 5000 rpm
Battery capacity 12V-6Ah

Images

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Videos

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Manuals

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