Honda VT250 Spada

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Honda VT250 Spada

The naked model Honda VT250 Spada appeared in the Honda line in 1988 and was produced until 1990 inclusive. The motorcycle is a budget model with a V-shaped 2-cylinder engine, an aluminum frame and disc brakes, which was available in the domestic market in Japan and Oceania (in particular Australia).

The model may also have the name - Honda Spada 250.

The main feature of the Honda VT250 Spada is a 2-cylinder V-twin (52 °) liquid-cooled engine with a volume of 249 cc and 40 hp. power and 25 Nm of torque. The maximum performance is at 9000-12000 rpm. The motor has 2 camshafts and 4 valves per cylinder. In addition, the model is equipped with a 6-speed gearbox.

Other features of the Honda VT 250 Spada include an aluminum diagonal frame, simple suspension in the form of a conventional telescopic fork at the front and a progressive monoshock at the rear, disc brakes, an 11 liter fuel tank and 153 kg of curb weight.

1990 was the last year of production of the model, after which it disappeared from dealers, and only in 1997 presented a new successor - Honda VTR 250.

The main competitors of the Honda VT 250 Spada in the class:


Honda VT250 Spada
Honda VT250 Spada


Specifications Honda VT 250 Spada:

ModelHonda VT250 Spada
Motorcycle typenaked
Release year1988-1990
Framealuminum diagonal
Engine type2-cylinder, V-shaped (52 °), 4-stroke
Working volume249 cm³
Bore / stroke60.0 x 44.1 mm
Compression ratio11.0: 1
Number of valves per cylinderDOHC chain drive, 4 valves per cylinder
Fuel supply systemCarburetor, x2 Keihin, 34.4 mm
Ignition typeCDI
Maximum power40.0 hp (29.4 kW) @ 12,000 rpm
Maximum torque25.0 Nm (2.6 kg * m) at 9000 rpm
Drive typechain
Front tire size100 / 80-17 (52S)
Rear tire size140 / 70-17 (66S)
Front brakes1 disc, 296 mm, 2-piston caliper
Rear brakes1 disc, 220 mm, 1-piston caliper
Front suspensionTelescopic fork 37 mm
Rear suspensionPendulum with monoshock
Motorcycle length2010 mm
Motorcycle width715 mm
Motorcycle height1020 mm
Wheelbase1380 mm
Saddle height740 mm
Minimum ground clearance150 mm
Acceleration to 100 km / h8.0 sec.
Maximum speed180 km / h
Fuel tank capacity11.0 l (including reserve - 2.0 l)
Motorcycle weight (dry)140 kg
Motorcycle weight (curb)153 kg

Fuel consumption

The officially declared fuel consumption for the Honda VT250 Spada is 2.01 liters per 100 kilometers (Japanese calculation method: constant speed 60 km / h, driver + passenger). The exact value depends on the riding style.