2015 Yamaha Raider Bullet Cowl

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2015 Yamaha Raider Bullet Cowl
2015 Yamaha Raider Bullet Cowl

2015 Yamaha Raider Bullet Cowl
2015 Yamaha Raider Bullet Cowl

2015 Yamaha Raider Bullet Cowl
2015 Yamaha Raider Bullet Cowl

2015 Yamaha Raider Bullet Cowl
2015 Yamaha Raider Bullet Cowl

2015 Yamaha Raider Bullet Cowl
2015 Yamaha Raider Bullet Cowl



2015 Yamaha Raider Bullet Cowl Review

2015 Yamaha Raider Bullet Cowl on www.Totalmotorcycle.com

The world’s ultimate midsize chopper-inspired custom, now with a new bold aerodynamic bullet cowl with a hint of outlaw that provides full coverage to eliminate wind fatigue…

The New Raider Bullet Cowl offers everything that makes the 2015 Yamaha Raider the world’s premier chopper-inspired performance cruiser, and ups the ante. With a new aerodynamic cowl and a hint of outlaw styling providing full coverage to eliminate wind fatigue with allowing unobstructed views of the road. And with 113 cubic inches of air cooled, fuel injected V-Twin power below, there’s virtually no limit to where the road can take you.

 

42 MPG

 


2015 Yamaha Raider Bullet Cowl www.Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

Top Features:

NEW FOR 2015! Raider Bullet-Cowl offers a tougher look and excellent wind protection.
•The Raider was inspired by the custom chopper movement, but since it’s a Star, it had to also handle, stop and go.
•A 6-degree yoke angle—the first ever on a Star Motorcycle—makes it possible to achieve that custom raked-out look as well as neutral handling and straight-line cruisability: 33-degree rake plus 6 degrees yoke angle gives total rake of 39 degrees and 102mm of trail.
•Custom 5-spoke wheels carry a 120/70-21-inch bias tire up front, and a wide, 210/40-18 radial out back—the tallest and widest ever on a Star.
•Estimated 42 mpg* means this cruiser can go the distance between fill-ups.


 

 

2015 Yamaha Raider Bullet Cowl www.Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits


Engine:


•113-cubic-inch (1854cc) air-cooled, OHV with 4 valves per cylinder, pushrod 48-degree V-twin pumps out max torque at just 2500 rpm and max power at 4500 rpm for powerful, relaxed cruising.
•Four pushrod-activated valves and two spark plugs per cylinder provide optimum combustion efficiency along with classically beautiful engine architecture.
•Ceramic-composite plated cylinders for superior heat dissipation with forged pistons cooled by oil jets. Provides outstanding reliability and longer engine life.
•9.5:1 compression ratio and aggressive cam timing increase power output across the board.
•Computer-controlled, twin-bore fuel injection monitors multiple engine parameters to calculate perfect mixture under all conditions; wide-angle 12-hole fuel injectors provide excellent atomization.
•A 3.5-liter airbox is hidden in the area below the fuel tank for great performance and clean styling.
•Two-into-one-into-two exhaust with Exhaust Ultimate Power valve (EXUP®) inside boosts torque in the 2500-3500-rpm range.
•Special custom-machining of the cooling fin edges gives a jewel-like appearance to the engine as light hits it from different angles.

Chassis/Suspension:


•All-aluminum cast frame is light, rigid and tuned for light, athletic handling. A light, Controlled-Fill, aluminum swingarm casting complements the bike’s lithe style.
•Low, sculpted seat holds the rider in place, and pullback bars reach back to enforce a casual, urban cruising style.
•A 6-degree yoke angle—the first ever on a street-legal Star Motorcycle—makes it possible to achieve that custom look as well as neutral handling and straight-line cruisability: 33-degree rake plus 6 degrees yoke angle gives total rake of 39 degrees and 102mm of trail.
•Custom 5-spoke wheels carry a 120/70-21-inch bias tire up front, and a wide, 210/40-18 radial out back—the tallest and widest ever on a Star.
•46mm fork tubes serve a sweet appearance and an excellent ride through 5.1 inches of wheel travel.
•A tucked-out-of-sight single shock out back provides a smooth ride under varying loads.
•Flangeless fuel tank carries a full 4.2 gallons of fuel.
•Front brake master cylinder with integrated lever operates a pair of 298mm front discs squeezed by strong monoblock calipers for excellent power and feel, with a 310mm disc out back.
•Strong, light and narrow belt final drive contains embedded carbon fiber for even greater strength.
•Wiring harness uses super-slim wires for compactness and lighter weight, and switchgear wiring is routed inside the handlebar for a clean appearance.

Additional Features:


•Left-thumb operated high-beam switch, and right-thumb activated accessory driving light switch for great visibility.
•Jewel-like fit and finish, and Star quality paint, chrome and attention to detail are evident all over the Raider.
•Cool, tank-mounted instrumentation complements the custom look, and contains analog speedometer and fuel gauge, along with twin digital tripmeters, odometer and self-diagnostics.
•Bright multi-reflector headlight, LED taillight, and custom amber LED turn signals behind clear lenses give a custom look.
•02 sensor and three-way catalyst reduce emissions.


 


 

2015 Yamaha Raider Bullet Cowl – www.Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $15,390 – Raven – Available from October 2014

Engine
Engine Type 113-cubic-inch (1854cc) air-cooled V-twin OHV, 4 valves/cylinder
Bore x Stroke 100.0 x 118.0mm
Compression Ratio 9.5:1
Fuel Delivery Twin-Bore electronic fuel injection; throttle position sensor
Ignition TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition
Transmission 5-speed, multiplate wet clutch
Final Drive Belt

Chassis
Frame Double cradle
Suspension / Front Telescopic fork; 5.1-in travel
Suspension / Rear Swingarm; 3.5-in travel
Brakes / Front Dual hydraulic disc, 298mm
Brakes / Rear Hydraulic disc, 310mm
Tires / Front 120/70-21M/C 62H
Tires / Rear 210/40-18M/C 73H
Wheels 5-spoke cast

Dimensions
L x W x H 101.2 x 36.4 x 45.9 in
Seat Height 27.4 in
Ground Clearance 5.7 in
Wheelbase 70.9 in
Fuel Capacity 4.2 gal
Fuel Economy** 42 mpg
Wet Weight*** 734 lb

Other
Warranty 1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)


 


 

2015 Yamaha Raider Bullet Cowl – www.Totalmotorcycle.com Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $NA CDN

See 2015 Yamaha Raider SE model.

 

Specifications, appearance, and price of product are subject to change without notice.

* MSRP does not include freight, PDI (Pre Delivery Inspection), pre-rigging (boats), or taxes. Dealer may sell for less. See your local dealer for out the door pricing.

± Fuel economy estimates are based on US EPA exhaust emission certification data obtained by Yamaha and converted into Canadian measurements. Your actual mileage will vary depending on road condition, how you ride, maintain your vehicle, accessories, cargo and operator/passenger weight.

Manufacturer Specifications and appearance are subject to change without prior notice on Total Motorcycle (TMW).

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