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Yamaha Virago XV1000 1987

£2750

Great example of Yamaha’s 1987 Virago 1000, with a super low milage of just 2863! The Virago will come with a service and a fresh 12 months MOT.

The bike was redesigned in 1984, switching from a rear mono-shock to a dual-shock design, and adding a tear-drop shaped gas tank. That year, Harley-Davidson, fearful of the inroads in the US market made by the Virago and other new Japanese cruiser-style motorcycles, pushed for a tariff on imported bikes over 700 cc. Yamaha replaced the 750 cc engine with a 699 cc version to avoid the tariff, while the 920 cc engine grew to 981 cc (XV1000), and later 1063 cc (XV1100).

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Great original condition

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