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2005 Yamaha V Star 1100 Classic

 

2005 Yamaha V Star 1100 Classic

 

– 2005 Yamaha V Star 1100 Classic

Retro styling meets modern function

Do you feel a cruise coming on? Go with that feeling. The V-Star 1100 Classic’s big air-cooled overhead-cam twin produces maximum torque at a lowly 3000 rpm for effortless highway cruising. Some guys have the latest thing. Others are more interested in driving a hard bargain on a proven performer. For them, we’ve built the V-Star 1100 Classic.

The V Star® 1100 Classic is a fully stylized big-bore cruiser priced in the ballpark where most middleweight machines usually play.

New for 2005

Chrome fork covers, upper triple and handlebar clamps
Speedometer face
Clear turn signal lenses
It’s Got All the Goods –

Potent, 65-cubic-inch V-twin mill tuned for big low-end grunt
Reliable shaft drive
Long, 64.5″ wheelbase
Full-size, valanced steel fenders
Full rider floorboards
Of course, it comes with the incomparable fit and finish that Yamaha V Star models are known for. And, the V Star 1100 Classic has just the right amount of chrome here and there to let you know this is one polished package.

But remember, there are hundreds of Genuine Yamaha Accessories available to help you make your V Star as unique as you are.

The V Star 1100 Classic. Styling straight out of yesteryear.



Features & Benefits

New for 2005
More chrome: shiny fork covers, upper triple and handlebar clamps.

More style: stylish new speedometer face and clear turn signal lenses.


Engine:
65 cubic-inch (1063cc), air-cooled, SOHC, 75° V-twin tuned to provide outstanding low- and mid-range torque—maximum torque is reached at only 2500 rpm—for exceptional overall cruising performance.

Forged lightweight pistons provide greater durability and reduced vibration and reciprocating mass.

Ceramic composite cylinder bore plating ensures superior heat dissipation for better cooling and longer engine life.

Thick cylinder cooling fins enhance the stylish look while increasing cooling efficiency.

Dual Mikuni 37mm carburetors with throttle position sensor features a progressive pulley, electronic fuel pump, carburetor heater and handy side-mounted air filter to ensure consistent fuel flow, greater throttle response and optimum power throughout the rev range.

One-way cam clutch-type starter decreases mechanical noise during starting.

Low-maintenance shaft drive delivers superior reliability and smooth cruiser ride quality.

2-into-2 exhaust system with dual shotgun-style staggered pipes play outstanding V-twin music and simplify aftermarket conversion.


Chassis/Suspension:
Low-slung, large-diameter, rigid double-cradle frame with 32° rake creates strong, stylish machine with precise, predictable handling.

Low, 27.9-inch seat height enhances maneuverability and provides extra confidence when waiting at stoplights.

Extra-long, 64.8-inch wheelbase produces long and low retro profile, with spacious ergonomics for added rider comfort and well-balanced handling.

Beefy, brushed steel telescopic front fork with 5.5 inches of travel smoothes out the bumps for incredible cruising ride quality.

Link-type, preload-adjustable single rear shock with 4.5 inches of class-leading travel lowers center of gravity and offers extra-plush ride.

Rear shock tucked out of sight for a classic, hardtail look.

Large-diameter dual front (with floating dual-piston calipers) and single rear disc brakes provide strong, confidence-inspiring stopping power.

Comfortably placed, full-size rider floorboards enhance ride by minimizing vibration and fatigue.

Stylish heel/toe shifter adds versatility and enhances overall cruising comfort.

7-spoke cast aluminum wheels allow the use of tubeless tires.

Fat, 16-inch front tire helps create that Classic look of yesteryear while enhancing ride quality and comfort.

Wide-set handlebars enhance both overall ergonomics and retro styling.


Additional Features:
Industry-leading Star Family fit and finish features rich, lustrous paint and extensive chrome accents that create a stunningly timeless machine.

Large, 4.5-gallon teardrop fuel tank features class-leading fuel capacity for extra long-distance cruising range.

Deeply valanced steel fenders combine timeless styling with rugged durability.

Eye-catching, tank-mounted speedometer designed with a large face for easy reading of tripmeter/odometer displays and turn signal, neutral, high beam, low oil and engine diagnostic indicator lights.

Underseat helmet holder increases convenience for rider.

Locking compartment under side cover provides handy, secure storage for small items.

Chrome 12V 60/55-watt halogen headlight looks incredible and helps maximize nighttime visibility.

Maintenance-free 12V 14AH battery ensures dependable, no-hassle starting.




Specifications:

MSRP
$8,349* (Solid Color)
$8,549* (Two-Tone Color) Both available from June 2004

Engine

Type
1063cc, 65-cubic-inch, air-cooled, SOHC, 75° V-twin

Bore x Stroke
95 x 75mm

Compression Ratio
8.3:1

Carburetion
(2) 37mm Mikuni downdraft-type w/throttle position sensor

Ignition
Digital TCI

Transmission
5-speed

Final Drive
Shaft

Chassis

Suspension/Front
Telescopic fork; 5.5″ travel

Suspension/Rear
Single shock, link-type, w/adjustable preload; 4.5″ travel

Brakes/Front
Dual 298mm Discs

Brakes/Rear
282mm Disc

Tires/Front
130/90-16

Tires/Rear
170/80-15

Dimensions

Length
97.0″

Width
37.2″

Height
43.1″

Seat Height
28″

Wheelbase
64.8″

Dry Weight
600 Lbs.

Fuel Capacity
4.5 Gallons



Color
Raven/Liquid Gold; Pearl White; Raven/Galaxy Blue

Warranty
1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)


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