Saturday, March 8, 2014

Yamaha V Star 1300 Specifications

The Yamaha V Star 1300 is a continuation of a series of motorcycles that began in 1996. This motorcycle is a cruiser style that is built for touring. These bikes have belt drives and stylish fuel tanks that are flange-free.


The Yamaha V Star 1300 is 98 inches long and 43.9 inches tall. The bike is 38.6 inches wide and the seat height is 28.1 inches. The wheelbase is 66.5 inches. The fuel tank is holds 4.9 gallons and the bike is capable of going 42 mpg. The Yamaha V Star 1300 weighs 668 lbs. with a full load of fuel and other fluids.


The Yamaha V Star 1300 has a liquid-cooled 1,304 cc V-twin engine with a single overhead camshaft and has four valves per cylinder. The bore is 3.9 inches and the stroke is 3.3 inches. The engine has a 9.5-to-1 compression ratio. The V Star 1300 is fuel injected and has a transistor-controlled ignition. The bike has five speeds, belt final drive and a wet multiplate clutch.

Brakes, Suspension and Wheels

The Yamaha V Star 1300 features an 11.7-inch hydraulic dual-disc brake on the front. The rear brake is an 11.7-inch hydraulic disc. The frame is a double cradle construction. The front suspension consists of a telescopic fork that has 5.3 inches of travel. The rear suspension is a single shock that has 4.3 inches of travel. The V Star 1300 is equipped with seven-spoked aluminum wheels. The front tire is 130/90-16M/C 67H while the rear tire is 170/70B-16M/C 75H.

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