2014 Yamaha V-Star 650 Classic

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2014 Yamaha V-Star 650 Classic
2014 Yamaha V-Star 650 Classic

2014 Yamaha V-Star 650 Classic
2014 Yamaha V-Star 650 Classic



2014 Yamaha V-Star 650 Classic Review

2014 Yamaha V-Star 650 Classic

A Great Cruiser to Start Out On – Total Motorcycle.com

The V-Star 650 Classic features an authentic 40 cubic-inch, air-cooled V-twin. With long, low styling and lots of chrome, a great entry level ride, the V-Star 650 features clean, quiet shaft drive and an easy to ride demeanor. This V-Star is ready to impress.

 


2014 Yamaha V-Star 650 Classic Total Motorcycle Key Features

Power
Beautifully chromed and polished 649cc (40-cubic-inch), air-cooled, SOHC, 2 valves per cylinder, 70 degree, V-twin cranks out torquey low- and mid-range power for smooth cruising performance. Maximum torque occurs at a low 3,000 rpm.

Performance
This engine has been designed to produce strong torque and horsepower in the most usable riding range (50 to 120 km/hr).

 

 

 

2014 Yamaha V-Star 650 Classic Total Motorcycle Features and Benefits

ENGINE

• Beautifully chromed and polished 649cc (40-cubic-inch), air-cooled, SOHC, 2 valves per cylinder, 70 degree, V-twin cranks out torquey low- and mid-range power for smooth cruising performance. Maximum torque occurs at a low 3,000 rpm.
• This engine has been designed to produce strong torque and horsepower in the most usable riding range (50 to 120 km/hr).
• Twin Mikuni BDS28 carbs with throttle position sensors (TPS) provide crisp throttle response.
• Wide-ratio, 5-speed transmission ensures extremely usable, cruiser-friendly power delivery. 5th gear is an overdrive gear for reduced engine rpms at highway speeds for a smooth comfortable ride.
• Light clutch action is perfect for novice riders.
• Transistor controlled ignition (TCI) means sure starts and excellent engine performance. It is a no-maintenance design.
• Classic, side-mounted air cleaner not only adds to styling but also is easy to service the air filter.
• Automatic cam chain tensioners reduce maintenance and mechanical engine noise.
• Low-maintenance shaft drive provides quiet, clean, reliable performance with no chain adjustments or messy lube splatter.
•2-into-2 chrome exhaust pipes create sleek styling while delivering strong low- and mid-range engine power. The conversion to aftermarket mufflers is fast and simple.
• Heel-toe shifter reinforces that classic image.
• Air Induction System (A.I.S.) reduces harmful CO and HC exhaust emissions.
• Lots of chrome engine parts highlight quality and value.


Chassis/Suspension
• Stout, large-diameter, double-cradle steel frame is designed to provide a low seat height with ample rider legroom.
• Long 1,625mm (64″) wheelbase provides a stable ride and predictable handling while creating that long and low retro look.
• Beefy, 41mm front fork offers 140mm (5.5″) of wheel travel to ensure a smooth, comfortable ride.
• Chromed fork shrouds, top triple clamp, and one-piece handlebar holder show attention to detail.
•7-step, spring preload-adjustable, single-shock rear suspension allows the rider to tailor spring settings to match load or road conditions. Rear wheel travel is 98mm (3.9″).
• Rear shock is mounted under the engine for that classic, hardtail look. By positioning the shock low in the chassis, it lowers the centre of gravity for a light, easy-to-maneuver feel.
•Single 298mm front disc brake with twin piston caliper delivers strong, confidence-inspiring stopping power.
• Easy-to-adjust rear drum brake with wear indicator
• Plushly padded, low-profile rider and passenger seats provide exceptional rider comfort. The low 710mm (27.9″) seat height allows most riders to put feet firmly on the ground for extra confidence.
• Full-size rider floorboards with floating rubber inserts reduce vibration while providing ample legroom for maximum rider comfort.
• Wide retro-style handlebars evoke a classic design. Extra wide levers provide a quality look and feel.
• Wide front and rear tires fitted to spoked, chrome wheels combine retro styling with solid handling and traction.
• Deeply valanced steel front and rear fenders are both durable and unmistakably classic. Their steel design means they are easy to customize and paint.
• Large, 16-litre fuel tank for an extra long cruising range.
• Beautiful, tank-mounted speedometer features an odometer and tripmeter displays.


Features
• Industry-leading, Star family fit and finish features rich, lustrous paint and extensive chrome accents creating a machine as stunning as it is powerful.
• Chrome, 60/55-watt, halogen headlight
• Low-maintenance, sealed battery ensures reliable, no-hassle starting.
• Beautiful, 3D, fuel tank emblem reinforces the Star family’s quality image.
•Locking helmet holder
•Locking side cover storage compartment adds convenience and security
•Steering lock
•Self-cancelling turn signals with stylish, clear signal lenses
•Bungee cord tie-down points near passenger footpegs prevent unwanted scratches


 

 

 


 

2014 Yamaha V-Star 650 Classic – Total Motorcycle USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $NA

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2014 Yamaha V-Star 650 Classic – Total Motorcycle Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $7,499.00 CDN

ENGINE
Air-cooled,SOHC, 4-valve, 70°, V-twin
DISPLACEMENT
649cc
BORE AND STROKE
81 x 63mm
COMPRESSION RATIO
9:1
MAXIMUM TORQUE
5.2kg-m (37.6 ft-lb)@ 3,000 rpm
FUEL DELIVERY
Mikuni BDS28 x 2
ESTIMATED FUEL CONSUMPTION*
21kpl / 59mpg (Imp.)
IGNITION / STARTING
TCI / Electric
TRANSMISSION
5-speed
FINAL DRIVE
Shaft

CHASSIS
SUSPENSION (FRONT)
41mm fork
SUSPENSION (REAR)
Adjustable link Monocross
BRAKES (FRONT)
Single 298mm disc / twin piston
BRAKES (REAR)
Drum
TIRES (FRONT)
130/90-16
TIRES (REAR)
170/80-15

CRITICAL DATA
LENGTH
2,450mm (96.5″)
WIDTH
930mm (36.6″)
HEIGHT
1,110mm (43.7″)
WHEELBASE
1,625mm (64″)
SEAT HEIGHT
710mm (28″)
FUEL CAPACITY
16 litres (3.5 imp. gallons)
WET WEIGHT
247kg (545 lb)
COLOUR(S)
Metallic Black

 

 


2014 Yamaha V-Star 650 Classic – Total Motorcycle UK/Europe Specifications/Technical Details
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2014 Yamaha V-Star 650 Classic – Total Motorcycle Australian Specifications/Technical Details
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