V STAR XVS950A

V-STAR-XVS950A

The sleek new 950 takes cruiser development to a sporty new level. Beyond the traditional air-cooled exterior you’ll find fuel injection, four-valve cylinder heads, ceramic-composite-lined cylinders and forged aluminium pistons that mean business. The chassis design has been mass centralised with a carefully crafted rigidity in the longitudinal, lateral, and torsional directions. Together with the large diameter, low profile front tyre and optimal front end weighting, this adds up to outstanding handling performance in not only cruising, but on winding roads as well. Take one ride on the new V-Star 950 and you’ll feel the manoeuvrability and punch of the new benchmark in middleweight cruising.

All Star cruisers now come with 5 year factory warranty.

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Colours

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V-STAR-XVS950A-colours-raven

Features

The 942cc (57.5 cu. in) engine is an aircooled SOHC 60° V twin. With four valves per head, a pent-roof shaped combustion chamber, and 9.0:1 compression ratio, this engine has been carefully designed to produce excellent power characteristics – and best-in-class acceleration.
The big 18-inch front wheel helps deliver this cruiser motorcycle’s sporty handling characteristics and “Sport Classic” cruiser looks. A low-profile 130/70-18 tyre is mounted on a newly designed 8-spoke lightweight aluminium wheel. The 170/70-16 bias ply rear tyre adds a beefy look and helps transfer all that torque and power to the pavement.
The steel double-cradle frame is long and low, contributing to the bike’s spacious 2435mm overall length and 1685mm wheelbase. That means a great ride to go along with the great looks.
Newly designed large-diameter meter is mounted on the fuel tank for a traditional look. Meter functions include speedometer, fuel level warning light, oil level warning light, and odometer with two trip meter functions, fuel trip meter, and clock display. The LCD display illumination can be adjusted using a right side handlebar switch.
Front forks feature big 41mm tubes, and rear suspension is a bottom-link-type monocross shock. Settings are calibrated to deliver a plush ride that is increasingly firm as the suspension is compressed for good handling and comfort over bigger bumps in the road.
Combustion chamber shape was precisely engineered to direct the fuel air charge into the centre of the piston for faster combustion and maximum power. Ceramic-composite-plated cylinders provide excellent heat dissipation and reduced oil consumption.
With a seat height a mere 675mm off the pavement, one of the lowest around, and a fuel tank that’s made as narrow as possible where it meets the seat, it is easy for most riders to put both feet firmly on the ground.
Lubrication is provided by a simple, reliable wet sump system.
High-quality forged aluminium pistons have a lightweight, high-strength compact design that contributes to reduce vibration.
The V-Star 950 has a wonderfully light feel. Surprisingly, even though it has a fullsize chassis, the bike weighs just 278kg with a full tank of fuel and all fluids.

Specifications

Engine

Engine Type

Air-cooled, 4-stroke, V-type, SOHC 4-valve, 2-cylinder

Displacement

942 cc

Bore x Stroke

85.0 x 83.0 mm

Compression Ratio

9.0:1

Lubrication System

Wet sump

Fuel Management

Fuel injection

Ignition

TCI

Starter System

Electric

Fuel Tank Capacity

17 L

Final Transmission

Belt Drive

Transmission

Constant Mesh, 5-speed

Dimensions

Length

2435 mm

Width

985 mm

Height

1080 mm

Seat Height

675 mm

Wheelbase

1685 mm

Ground Clearance

145 mm

Dry Weight

264 kg

Wet Weight

278 kg with 17 litres of fuel

Chassis

Frame Type

Steel double cradle

Suspension Front

Telescopic forks with 135mm travel

Suspension Rear

Swingarm with 110mm travel

Brakes Front

320mm single disc

Brakes Rear

298mm single disc

Tyres Front

130/70-18MC(63H)

Tyres Rear

170/70B-16MC(75H)

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