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2008 Vento V-Thunder XL

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2008 Vento V-Thunder XL

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2008 Vento V-Thunder XL Specifications

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Identification
Model Type  Cruiser
BASE MSRP(US)  $3,599.00
Dealers Vento Dealers
Warranty  12
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Finance
Engine:  
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Horsepower (bhp/kW)  24.1 / 18
Horsepower RPM  8000
Torque (Ft Lbs/Nm)  11.6 / 15.7
Torque RPM  6000
Cooling  Air
Valve Configuration  DOHC
Bore (mm/in)  53.2 / 2.1
Stroke (mm/in)  67.6 / 2.66
Displacement (cc/ci)  249 / 15.2
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Premium
Fuel Type  Gas
Fuel Injector  Yes
Carburetor  No
Carburetion Type  Fuel Injected
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  5
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Belt
Primary Drive (Engine / Transmission)  Chain
Reverse  No
Heel Toe Shifter  Standard
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Tube / Tubeless  Tubeless
Chromed  No
Front Tire Width  110
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  90
Front Wheel Diameter  16
Rear Tire Width  120
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  90
Rear Wheel Diameter  16
Front Tire (Full Spec)  110/90 R16
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  120/90 R16
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Anti-Lock Brakes  Standard
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  Telescopic Fork
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Steering Damper  No
Rear Suspension Type  Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  2
Rear Suspension Material  Steel
Air Adjustable  No
Steering:  
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  7.58
Width (in/mm)  35.8 / 909.3
Height (in/mm)  52.8 / 1341.1
Length (ft/ft)  7
Length (ft/in)  7
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  375 / 170.1
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  3.4 / 12.9
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  0.66
Seats:  
Seat Type  Two-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  27.8 / 706.1
Number Of Seats  2
Detachable Passenger Seat  Standard
Backrest Type  Fixed
Backrest Location  Passenger
Lumbar Adjustment  No
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Exterior:  
Frame  Steel
Floor Board Location  Driver
Hand Grips  Standard
Foot Peg Location  Passenger
Adjustable  No
Chain Guard  No
Chassis Protectors  Yes
Engine Case Guard  Yes
Fork Guards  Yes
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Heel Guards  No
Exhaust Guard  Yes
Light Guard  No
Side Cover  Yes
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Stand Type  Kick
Handlebars  Standard
Instrumentation:  
Trip Odometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Fuel Level Warning Type  Light
Pricing:  
Warranty (Months)  12
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Cruiser
Introduction Year  2005
Parent Company  Vento
Display Name  V-Thunder XL
Mounts:  
Windshield Mounts  Standard
Paint & Finish:  
Metallic  No
Convenience:  
Alarm System  Standard
Lights:  
Headlight Mounting Bar  Standard
Passing Lamps  Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard
Windshield Lowers  No
Height Adjustable  Yes
Tinted  Yes
Height  Low

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A case ofPrice Point vs. Features
By Dale Vanocker(Owner), Oct. 21, 2008
Priced at a reasonable cost, this bike is worth the bucks.



Unless you're buying this for gas savings/commuting (I get 80 mpg!), most riders will tire of the size quickly and long for something bigger and softer in ride.



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By mark uhrich(Owner), Jul. 13, 2009
I bought my v thunder in sioux falls sd at darkness to light and have had it in the shop since day one they cant seem to figure out the problem when i call wong at the vento mfg he says its not his problem save yourself some heartache dont buy vento. I'm filinf complaints with the BBB and pursuing l... Read Full Review

 

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