Honda VTR250: review, history, specs


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Class: standard

Production: 1998-2017

Predecessor: Honda VT250 Spada

Models
Honda VTR250

1998-2008

(Japan, Australia)

Honda VTR250

2009-2017

(Japan, Australia, Europe)

Honda VTR250F

2013-2017

(Japan)

Honda VTR250 (1998-2008)
Honda VTR250 (2009-2017)
Honda VTR250F (2013-2017)
Models
Honda VTR250LD

2015-2017

(Japan)

Honda VTR250 Special Edition

2017

(Japan)

Honda VTR250LD (2015-2017)
Honda VTR250 Special Edition (2017)

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
1998 Japan, Australia Name: Honda VTR250

Code: VTR250W

1999 Japan Name: Honda VTR250

Code: VTR250W

2000 Japan, Australia Name: Honda VTR250

Code: VTR250Y

2001 Japan Name: Honda VTR250

Code: VTR250Y

2002 Japan Name: Honda VTR250

Code: VTR250Y

2003 Japan, Australia Name: Honda VTR250

Code: VTR2503

2004 Japan Name: Honda VTR250

Code: VTR2503

2005 Japan, Australia Name: Honda VTR250

Code: VTR2505

2006 Japan Name: Honda VTR250

Code: VTR2505

2007 Japan, Australia Name: Honda VTR250

Code: VTR2507

2008 Japan Name: Honda VTR250

Code: VTR2507

2009 Japan, Australia, Europe Name: Honda VTR250 (Fuel injected)

Code: VTR2509

2010 Japan Name: Honda VTR250 (Fuel injected)

Code: VTR250B

2011 Japan Name: Honda VTR250 (Fuel injected)

Code: VTR250B

2012 Japan Name: Honda VTR250 (Fuel injected)

Code: VTR250B

2013 Japan Name: Honda VTR250 (Fuel injected); Honda VTR250F (Fuel injected)

Code: VTR250D; VTR250FD

2014 Japan Name: Honda VTR250 (Fuel injected); Honda VTR250F (Fuel injected)

Code: VTR250D; VTR250FD

2015 Japan Name: Honda VTR250 (Fuel injected); Honda VTR250F (Fuel injected); Honda VTR250LD (Fuel injected)

Code: VTR250F; VTR250FF; VTR250LF

2016 Japan Name: Honda VTR250 (Fuel injected); Honda VTR250F (Fuel injected); Honda VTR250LD (Fuel injected)

Code: VTR250F; VTR250FF; VTR250LF

2017 Japan Name: Honda VTR250 (Fuel injected) + Special Edition; Honda VTR250F (Fuel injected); Honda VTR250LD (Fuel injected)

Code: VTR250H; VTR250FH; VTR250LH

Specifications

Honda VTR250: specs.

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2040 mm / 80,3 in – VTR250 (1998-2002)

2035 mm / 80,1 in – VTR250 (2003-2008)

2080 mm / 81,9 in – VTR250 (2009-2017)

Overall width 720 mm / 28,3 in – VTR250 (1998-2002)

725 mm / 28,5 in – VTR250 (2003-2017)

Overall height 1050 mm / 41,3 in – VTR250 (1998-2002)

1055 mm / 41,5 in – VTR250 (2003-2017)

1115 mm / 43,9 in – VTR250F

1045 mm / 41,1 in – VTR250LD

Seat height 780 mm / 30,7 in – VTR250 (1998-2002)

760 mm / 29,9 in – VTR250 (2003-2013)

755 mm / 29,7 in – VTR250 (2014-2017)

740 mm / 29,1 in – VTR250LD

Wheelbase 1410 mm / 55,5 in – VTR250 (1998-2002)

1405 mm / 55,3 in – VTR250 (2003-2017)

Ground clearance 170 mm / 6,7 in – VTR250 (1998-2002)

155 mm / 6,1 in – VTR250 (2003-2017)

145 mm / 5,7 in – VTR250LD

Dry weight
Curb (wet) weight 153 kg / 337 lbs – VTR250 (1998-1999)

154 kg / 339 lbs – VTR250 (2000-2002)

155 kg / 341 lbs – VTR250 (2003-2008)

161 kg / 355 lbs – VTR250 (2009-2013)

164 kg / 361 lbs – VTR250F (2013)

160 kg / 353 lbs – VTR250 (2014-2017)

163 kg / 359 lbs – VTR250F (2014-2017)

FRAME Type Diamond (steel)
Front suspension, travel Telescopic fork 41 mm
Rear suspension, travel Swingarm with mono-shock (adjustable spring pre-load)
Front tire size 110/70-17 54H – VTR250 (1998-2013)

110/70 R17 M/C 54H – VTR250 (2014-2017)

Rear tire size 140/70-17 66H – VTR250 (1998-2013)

140/60 R17 M/C 63H – VTR250 (2014-2017)

Front brake Single disc, 296 mm, 2-piston caliper
Rear brake Single disc, 220 mm, 1-piston caliper
Fuel capacity 13,0 l / 3,43 US gal – VTR250 (1998-2008)

12,0 l / 3,17 US gal – VTR250 (2009-2017)

Trail 98 mm / 3,86 in
Fuel economy 2,5l / 100 km (60 km/h)
ENGINE Type Water-cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement 2-cylinders, 52° V
Bore & Stroke 60,0 x 44,1 mm
Displacement 249 cm³ (15,2 cu-in)
Compression ratio 11.0:1
Valve train Chain driven DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Max. power 32,0 hp (23,5 kW) / 10500 rpm – VTR250 (carburetors)

30,0 hp (22,0 kW) / 10500 rpm – VTR250 (fuel injected)

Max. torque 23,0 Nm (2,4 kg*m) / 8500 rpm – VTR250 (carburetors)

21,0 Nm (2,2 kg*m) / 8500 rpm – VTR250 (fuel injected)

0 to 100 km/h 8,0 sec
Top speed 150 km/h (93 mph)
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Carburetors, 2x Keihin 32 mm – VTR250 (1998-2008)

Fuel injected (PGM-FI), 2x – VTR250 (2009-2017)

ID
DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate, cable operated
Transmission 5-speed
Final drive Chain
Primary reduction 2.821
Final reduction 2.928
Gear ratio

I

II

III

IV

V


2.733

1.800

1.375

1.111

0.965

ELECTRICAL Ignition Transistorized
Alternator Three-phase AC, 320W at 5000 rpm
Battery capacity 12V-6Ah

Images

Honda VTR250: images, gallery.

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Videos

Honda VTR250: video.

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Manuals

Honda VTR250: manuals, parts, microfiches.