2013 V Star 250, the Perfect Star to Start with
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This small-displacement cruiser comes with a 249cc air-cooled V-twin providing both the power needed to carry rider and pillion from A to B in style, and offering excellent mileage too. One can get as much as 200 miles (320 km) before having to refill the 2.4 gal (9 L) tank and that's truly reassuring for the budget.
A wide-ratio 5-speed manual gearbox ensures user-friendly powerband, while the electric starter adds to the convenience while the preload-adjustable dual rear shocks ensure setup freedom for various scenarios.
Showing plenty of chromed out parts and the traditional Star craftsmanship, the 2013 V Star 250 is by no means a lesser motorcycle. It's just a smaller Star, with a purpose a bit different from that of a huge cruiser. The $4,290 (€3,285) base price is consistent with the 326 lbs (147 kg) wet weight.
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