2008 Yamaha V-Star 1100 Silverado Canadian Edition
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– 2008 Yamaha V-Star 1100 Silverado Canadian Edition
2008 Yamaha V-Star 1100 Silverado Canadian Edition
Unique paint, emblems and bonus Star chrome.
Yamaha Canada is proud to introduce the new 2008 Yamaha V-Star 1100 Silverado Canadian Edition. This special value added cruiser celebrates 10 years of Star Series V-twins in Canada with value added chrome goodies and more.
Cream coloured insets offer a striking contrast to the deep black lacquer paint and brilliant chrome that is unique to the Canadian Edition models.
We even added extra chrome to help you start the personalization process. And with the windshield, bags and backrest, the Silverado Canadian Edition is perfect for casual getaways. Discover the incredible value that thousands of Canadians are already enjoying.
Special Canadian Edition value added features:
– Special deep black lacquer paint with cream coloured inserts
– Classic gold coloured V-Star tank emblems
– Classic gold coloured Yamaha emblems on side covers
– Two tone rider & passenger seats with chrome studs
– Chrome Star accessory turn signal peaks (4)
– Chrome Star accessory headlight peak
– Chrome Star accessory master cylinder cover
Special Canadian Edition added customer bonus:
– Star series bike cover
– Star series Canadian Edition ball cap
– Star series Canadian Edition travel mug
– Star series Canadian Edition vest pin
– Star series Canadian Edition vest patch
1,063cc, air-cooled, SOHC, 2 valves per cylinder, 75° V-twin produces outstanding low- and mid-range torque. Maximum torque is reached at only 2,500 rpm – for exceptional overall cruising performance.
Forged, lightweight pistons provide excellent durability while reducing reciprocating mass for fast throttle response and reduced vibration.
Ceramic composite cylinder plating ensures uniform heat dissipation for optimum cooling, reduced friction and longer engine life.
Specially designed thick cylinder cooling fins enhance the stylish look while increasing cooling efficiency and reducing mechanical engine noise.
Dual Mikuni BSR 37mm carburetors with throttle position sensor provides crisp throttle response at all rpms.
Classic, side-mounted air cleaner not only adds to styling but is also is easy to access when servicing the paper filter.
CDI transistorized ignition produces a strong, hot spark for fast sure starts. This system is maintenance-free and its 3D digital ignition map varies timing based on engine rpm and load for the optimum performance.
Automatic cam chain tensioners reduce maintenance and engine noise.
One-way, cam clutch-type starter decreases mechanical noise during starting.
Smooth-shifting, 5-speed transmission is well suited for both city and highway use.
Classic heel-toe shifter adds to that classic image.
Low-maintenance, chrome, exposed shaft drive delivers superior reliability and a clean, quiet ride. There is no messy chain splatter or adjustments.
2-into-2 exhaust system with dual shotgun-style, staggered mufflers produce a throaty V-twin rumble. Replacement with aftermarket mufflers is fast and simple if desired.
Air Induction System (A.I.S.) reduces harmful CO and HC emissions to help protect our environment.
Brilliant chrome engine covers reinforce this motorcycle’s quality image.
Low-slung, double-cradle steel frame creates a strong, stylish machine with precise, predictable handling.
Long, 1,645mm (64.8″) wheelbase produces long and low retro profile, with spacious ergonomics for added rider comfort and solid, stable handling.
Beefy, 41mm front fork with 140mm (5.5″) of wheel travel smoothes out the bumps for incredible ride quality.
Brilliant chrome fork shrouds, top triple clamp, and stylish one-piece handlebar holder highlight great value chromed.
Rear shock is mounted under the seat for that classic “hardtail look”. By positioning the shock close to the centre of the chassis, it centralizes mass for a light, easy-to-manoeuvre feel. The shock is a high pressure gas charged unit providing consistent damping performance and excellent rider comfort. There are 9 preload adjustments that allow the rider to tailor spring settings to match load and road conditions.
Rear shock is tucked out of sight for that classic, hardtail look. Rear wheel travel is 113mm (4.5″).
Low 710mm (28″) seat height enhances manoeuvrability and provides additional rider confidence by allowing most riders to put their feet flat on the ground.
Dual 298mm front disc brakes are squeezed by twin piston calipers providing strong, confidence-inspiring stopping power.
282mm rear disc brake with opposed piston (2 pistons) caliper
Comfortably placed, full-size rider floorboards feature floating rubber inserts that enhance the ride by minimizing vibration and fatigue.
“Police-style” windshield offers great wind and weather protection while proudly displaying the Silverado insignia. This windshield offers two positions of height adjustability, and for those riders who prefer a “convertible”, the windshield can be quickly removed.
Studded passenger backrest provides that extra peace of mind for your special companion.
Studded roomy, leather saddlebags look great, maintain their shape and provide ample storage for casual touring trips. The closures are designed to look like classic buckles but are actually quick release fasteners for fast openings
7-spoke, cast aluminum, mag-type wheels are easy to clean and never need maintenance. They are fitted with wide 16″ front and 15″ rear tubeless tires.
Wide handlebars enhance both overall ergonomics and retro styling.
Thickly padded, low-profile rider seat and passenger seats offer excellent rider comfort. The passenger seat can be removed to add that custom look.
Deeply valanced steel front and rear fenders are durable, unmistakably classic and easy to paint or customize.
17-litre fuel tank provides an extra long cruising range. Reserve portion is 3.7 litres. The fuel cap locks for extra security
Eye-catching, tank-mounted speedometer features digital odometer, tripmeter and a range of warning lights.
Industry-leading Star Family fit and finish features rich, lustrous paint and extensive chrome accents creating a stunningly timeless machine.
Locking compartment under left side cover provides handy, secure storage for small items.
Bright 60/55-watt, halogen headlight
Low-maintenance, sealed 12 amp hour battery
Self-cancelling turn signals with stylish clear lenses
Locking helmet holder and steering lock
Handlebar-mounted easy access choke lever
Wide, Royal Star-inspired clutch & brake levers
Convenient bungee cord hooks on passenger pegs help prevent scratches
Electric fuel pump
Classic on /off / reserve fuel petcock
Easy to see oil level sight glass lets you check oil level without removing a dip stick
SPECIFICATIONS USA – 2008 Yamaha V-Star 1100 Silverado Canadian Edition:
MSRP* $Not available in the USA
SPECIFICATIONS Canada – 2008 Yamaha V-Star 1100 Silverado Canadian Edition:
Suggested Retail $11,699 CDN
Engine Air-cooled, SOHC, 2-valve, 75°, V-twin
Bore and Stroke 95 x 75mm
Compression Ratio 8.3:1
Maximum Torque 8.7kg-m (63 ft-lb)@ 2,500 rpm
Fuel Delivery Mikuni BSR37 x 2
Ignition Digital TCI
Final Drive Shaft
Suspension (Front) 41mm fork
Suspension (Rear) Adjustable link Monocross
Brakes (Front) Dual 298mm discs
Brakes (Rear) 282mm disc
Tires (Front) 130/90-16
Tires (Rear) 170/80-15
Length 2,460mm (96.9″)
Width 945mm (37.2″)
Height 1,455mm (57.3″)
Wheelbase 1,645mm (64.8″)
Seat Height 710mm (28″)
Dry Weight 285kg (627 lb)
Fuel Capacity 17 litres (3.7 imp. gallons)
Colour(s) Yamaha Black
Specifications and features are subject to change