Honda Magna 250

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Honda Magna 250

The Honda Magna 250 cruiser model was first presented at the 30th Tokyo Motor Show in 1993, and official sales began in 1994. The model was focused primarily on the domestic Japanese market, but was also supplied to Australia. In the Japanese market, the Magna 250 model gained immense popularity and even took the 1st place in sales of motorcycles with an engine capacity of 250 cc.

Main competitors:

The motorcycle is also known by the following names:

  • Honda V-Twin Magna - this is what Honda called this model in the Japanese market.
  • Honda Magna 250 - the model was not officially called that, however, it is sold under this name at Japanese auctions.
  • Honda VT250C V-Twin Custom is the name for overseas markets, in particular for the Australian market.

The model was based on a 2-cylinder V-shaped liquid-cooled engine from the Honda VT250 Spada, which was slightly reconfigured and received different carburetors. This significantly reduced the maximum power (to 27 hp), but increased the torque characteristic, making it fully available at 7500 rpm (from Spada - at 9000 rpm).

In 1996, a replenishment of the Magna 250 line appears - '' Honda Magna 250S . The official model name is Honda V-Twin Magna S. The modification is distinguished by an almost monolithic front wheel, rear shock absorbers with chrome pads and the presence of an alarm button. This model was produced in 1996 and 1997, after which it was discontinued and was no longer offered.

2006 was the last year for the Magna 250, after which it was dropped from Honda's line of motorcycles. The removal from the production line was due to the release in 2007 of updated environmental standards, which the motorcycle engine did not comply with. Currently, the model is present in large quantities at Japanese auctions and is in certain demand in Russia as the first motorcycle for novice drivers and girls.

The "big brother" of the model is Honda Magna 750 (V45).



Specifications Honda Magna 250:

Model Honda Magna 250 (Honda V-Twin Magna)
Motorcycle type cruiser
Release year 1994-2006
Frame steel tubular
Engine type 2-cylinder, 4-stroke, V-shaped
Working volume 245 cm³
Bore / stroke 60.0 x 44.1 mm
Compression ratio 11.0: 1
Cooling liquid
Number of valves per cylinder DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Fuel supply system carburetor, 2x Keihin 32 mm (VDD2)
Ignition type transistor
Maximum power 27.0 h.p. (20.0 kW) at 10,000 rpm
Maximum torque 22.0 Nm (2.3 kg-m) @ 7500 rpm
Gearbox 5-speed
Drive type chain
Front tire size 120 / 80-17 (61S)
Rear tire size 150 / 80-15 M / C (70S)
Front brakes 1 disc, 2-piston caliper
Rear brakes drum, 160 mm
Front suspension 41mm telescopic fork, 150mm travel
Rear suspension linkage with two shock absorbers
Motorcycle length 2315 mm
Motorcycle width 880 mm
Motorcycle height 1065 mm
Wheelbase 1620 mm
Saddle height 690 mm
Acceleration to 100 km / h
Maximum speed 140 km / h
Fuel tank capacity 11.0 l
Motorcycle weight (dry) 171 kg
Motorcycle weight (curb) 183 kg

Fuel consumption

The officially declared fuel consumption of the Honda Magna 250 is 2.94 liters per 100 kilometers (when driving at a constant speed of 60 km / h). The exact value depends on the riding style.