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2008 Yamaha V-Star 1100 Classic Canadian Edition
2008 Yamaha V-Star 1100 Classic Canadian Edition

2008 Yamaha V-Star 1100 Classic Canadian Edition
2008 Yamaha V-Star 1100 Classic Canadian Edition

2008 Yamaha V-Star 1100 Classic Canadian Edition
2008 Yamaha V-Star 1100 Classic Canadian Edition

2008 Yamaha V-Star 1100 Classic Canadian Edition
2008 Yamaha V-Star 1100 Classic Canadian Edition

– 2008 Yamaha V-Star 1100 Classic Canadian Edition

2008 Yamaha V-Star 1100 Classic Canadian Edition

Unique paint, emblems, and bonus Star chrome

In 1998, Yamaha unveiled the first V-twin Star series motorcycle. In recognition of this special anniversary, Yamaha Canada is proud to introduce the 2008 Yamaha V-Star 1100 Classic Canadian Edition, featuring extra Star chrome goodies and more.

One of Canada’s most popular cruisers,

the new 2008 V-Star 1100 Classic Canadian Edition offers even greater value thanks to the addition of genuine Star chrome, special paint and emblems. This spirited V-twin will keep you moving while hot new Canadian Edition paint and graphics will keep the heads turning. One of Canada’s best cruiser values just got even better.

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 maneuverability 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.

Wide tires on beautiful spoked, chrome wheels help create that classic look while providing excellent traction and stable handling.

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. 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 white 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 Classic Canadian Edition:
MSRP* $Not availabe in the USA

SPECIFICATIONS Canada – 2008 Yamaha V-Star 1100 Classic Canadian Edition:
Suggested Retail $10,099 CDN

Engine Air-cooled, SOHC, 2-valve, 75°, V-twin
Displacement 1,063cc
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
Transmission 5-speed
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 1,100mm (43.1″)
Wheelbase 1,645mm (64.8″)
Seat Height 710mm (28″)
Dry Weight 272kg (599 lb)
Fuel Capacity 17 litres (3.7 imp. gallons)
Colour(s) Yamaha Black

Specifications and features are subject to change

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