Quick Stats

1995 on, 248cc OHC v-twin, 20hp, 75mph, 55mpg, 320lb

What to Expect

The XV250’s been around for a long time on the Jap home market (there’s also a 40hp, 400lb XV400 version) so it’s reasonably well developed and reliable. Tough enough, useful for those who want to pose on the cheap.