Yamaha V Star 1300 Highlights

Yamaha V Star 1300 is a midsize classic style touring motorcycle featuring a strong v-twin engine, light handling, low seat, hard shell saddlebags, higher handlebars and now with quick release passenger backrest and windshield. Its a total touring package ready to impress on highway rides, commute to school or work and even around town. Comfortable ergonomics plus excellent fuel efficiency can take you on longer trips without worrying. V Star 1300 is powered by a 1304cc 80 cubic inch liquid-cooled v-twin engine producing excellent power, generous torque and acceleration like no other for an upgraded cruising experience. It carries a sophisticated fuel injection system that ensures smooth and seamless performance across any rev range. The 5-speed gearbox provide smooth gear shifting and ratios spaced allowing riders to maximize the engine’s torquey attitude. Confidence boosting brakes deliver superb stopping power yet with good feedback. Yamaha V Star 1300 agile chassis is well tuned up for smooth ride while its plush suspension gives comfort over big bumps and potholes along the road. Its stylish fuel tank holds 18.5 litres full capacity more than enough for distant travels. Moreover this tourer is a clean running machine and ready-to-personalize to show your own style. Whether you want to spend the weekend on a trip or to make every day commuting worthwhile, this is the ideal motorcycle for you!

Yamaha V Star 1300 Technical Details


Engine Type: Liquid-cooled, SOHC , 8-valves, 60°, V-twin
Displacement: 1,304cc (80 cubic inch)
Compression ratio: 9.5:1
Bore And Stroke: 100 x 83mm
Lubrication System: Wet Sump
Fuel System: Mikuni dual bore 40mm F.I.
Starter: Electric
Ignition: TCI
Clutch: Wet, Multiple
Transmission: 5-speed
Final Drive: Belt


Front Suspension: 41mm fork, 135mm wheel travel
Rear Suspension: Adjustable link Monocross, 110mm wheel travel
Front Brake: Dual 298mm discs, twin piston calipers
Rear Brake: 298mm disc, single piston caliper
Front Tire: 130/90-16
Rear Tire: 170/70-16
Wheelbase: 1,690 mm
Seat Height: 690 mm
Fuel Capacity: 18.5 litres
Wet Weight: 323 kg

Yamaha V Star 1300 Review

How it looks?

Yamaha V Star 1300 belongs to the evolution of the greatest Star Motorcycles carrying an impressive style defined by its overall built. The retro look and feel is achieved by the tall windshield, sophisticated tires, passenger backrest, wide and high handlebars, chrome headlight and hard saddlebags. This head turning beauty plus a pleasing exhaust note makes it an A++ tourer not to mention its jaw dropping road performance.

How Powerful?

The v-twin powerplant releases smooth power with just a twist on the throttle and its ready to blast away. It is responsive when going through corners and there is enough room in the saddle to make excessive movements. The V Star 1300 is happy to cruise at 90 mph for few hours and its pretty controllable. The plush suspension performs well at top speed and is incredibly soft. Sudden stops at higher speed is supported by powerful disc brakes.

How Comfy?

The V Star 1300 upright seating position makes longer rides more comfortable thanks to its padded seat that does not disappoint. The tourer may look heavy at 323 kg but it surprisingly feels light on tight situations. Passenger does not complain about the entire ride on the highway down to the boulevard, the backrest is really a big help.

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