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2009 Yamaha Royal Star Venture
2009 Yamaha Royal Star Venture

2009 Yamaha Royal Star Venture
2009 Yamaha Royal Star Venture

2009 Yamaha Royal Star Venture
2009 Yamaha Royal Star Venture

2009 Yamaha Royal Star Venture
2009 Yamaha Royal Star Venture

2009 Yamaha Royal Star Venture
2009 Yamaha Royal Star Venture

2009 Yamaha Royal Star Venture
2009 Yamaha Royal Star Venture

2009 Yamaha Royal Star Venture
2009 Yamaha Royal Star Venture

– 2009 Yamaha Royal Star Venture

2009 Yamaha Royal Star Venture

The serious open-road, luxury touring performer.

Call it the ultimate long range power trip. The 2009 Yamaha Royal Star Venture combines classic styling, flawless engineering and amazing comfort. Take it whereever you want to go, and enjoy the ride with the peace of mind that a 5-year warranty provides.

Bi-Coastal and all points in between.

A super-smooth 1298cc V-four liquid cooled powerplant wrapped in a high tensile steel frame built to carry two people and plenty of gear in ultimate two wheel comfort. When it comes to seeing North America in detail, there’s no better way to do it than by a 2009 Yamaha Venture

Take it coast to coast and enjoy the comfort, power and style that only a top-shelf luxury touring bike can offer. The 2009 Royal Star Venture combines classic styling, unmatched comfort, class-leading power and flawless engineering in one bike. Swing a leg over and get away from it all. Across town or across North America. So sweet to ride, every trip is like a holiday.



– Fuel Consumption * 18kpl/51mpg(Imp)
– 5-year warranty
– All day touring comfort

Key Features:

– This fully loaded luxury touring machine comes with everything serious riders need, including a fourspeaker sound system/CB radio/intercom compatible sound system and a powerful and smooth V-four engine.

– There’s plenty of lockable storage in the form of a 15-gallon trunk and a pair of color-matched 9.3-gallon sidebags; that’s 33.6 gallons total.

– Ergonomically designed bucket-type seats with plush, wraparound passenger backrest for unbeatable long-range comfort.

– Industry’s premier rider support package includes a five-year, unlimited mileage warranty and 24-hour roadside assistance program.

– The Royal Star Venture S gets chrome accents to the front end.

– The Royal Star Venture achieves fuel economy up to an estimated 42 mpg** with a fuel tank that holds 6 gallons of gas.


2009 Yamaha Royal Star Venture Highlights:

– Fuel Consumption * 18kpl/51mpg(Imp)
– 1,294cc, liquid-cooled V-4
– Special black edition



2009 Yamaha Royal Star Venture Features:


1294cc, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 4-valve, V4 engine is tuned to produce class-leading power – 98hp and maximum torque of 89 ft-lb @ 4,750 rpm – for incomparable touring performance.

4 valves per cylinder head design ensures maximum breathing efficiency for great engine performance.

Four Mikuni BDSR 32mm carburetors with TPS deliver seamless throttle response.

Each carburetor features a single 15-watt heater to ensure consistent fuel/air delivery under varying temperatures.

Huge air box capacity provides exceptional airflow to help boost both torque and power.

Compact-design, dual intake system enhances performance without sacrificing fuel tank capacity.

Large-capacity radiator ensures superior engine cooling for maximum efficiency.

Single-axis, internal counterbalancer reduces engine vibration for maximum rider comfort.

Wide-ratio, 5-speed transmission with 5th gear overdrive reduces engine rpm at highway speeds for smooth, relaxed touring.

Maintenance-free, light-action hydraulic clutch

Smooth, clean, quiet, low-maintenance shaft drive

4-into-2 exhaust system puts out a throaty exhaust note and creates a long, low profile that’s easily customizable.

Maintenance-free, transistorized coil ignition provides a precise timing curve at all rpms for instant engine response and fast, sure starts.

Automatic cam chain tensioners reduce maintenance and mechanical engine noise.

Air Induction System (A.I.S.) reduces harmful CO and HC emissions.

Spin-on type oil filter means fast, easy oil changes.

Easy-to-use heel-toe shifter highlights the Venture’s classic design.

Numerous chromed engine parts highlight pride of ownership and attention to detail.



High-integrity, double-cradle frame with solid engine mounting and 29° caster angle delivers responsive steering and excellent handling.

Class-leading, long wheelbase 1,705mm (67.1″) for great rider control and excellent stability.

Long wheelbase also creates exceptionally roomy ergonomics for maximum rider and passenger touring comfort.

Air-adjustable, 43mm front fork with 140mm (5.6″) of wheel travel smoothes out the bumps and can be adjusted for varying load capacities.

Air-adjustable, link rear suspension features a vertically mounted single shock for classic hardtail looks and outstanding long-distance ride quality. Rear wheel travel is 105mm (4.1″).

Air adjustability lets rider adjust rear suspension preload to match load and road conditions.

Dual 298mm front and single 320mm rear disc brakes use 4-piston calipers to provide strong, linear stopping power.

Wide, fork-mounted fairing with wind deflectors and frame-mounted lower cowlings offer outstanding wind and weather protection.

Full-sized, floating-type rider and passenger floorboards reduce vibration and are positioned for optimal long-distance comfort.

Easy-to-reach, large-diameter, 1-inch, rubber-mounted handlebars reduce vibration.

22.5-litre fuel tank with low-fuel warning light ensure outstanding long-distance touring range.

Large, powerful 12V 60/55-watt halogen headlight maximizes nighttime visibility while cutting a stylish profile.

Remote adjustable headlight aiming with conveniently located control helps compensate

for changes in load.

Vintage-style instrument console features: digital speedometer, odometer, dual tripmeters, fuel reserve tripmeter, clock and fuel gauge.

Convenient electronic cruise control system. Switch is located on right handlebar for ease of use.

Clarion AM/FM cassette stereo features automatic volume control (AVC), 18-FM presets, 6-AM presets, covered cassette deck and remote controllers for rider and passenger. There is a front auxillary plug-in for an MP3 player.

Four weather-resistant speakers (2-front/2-rear) with 14-watts per channel

Handlebar-mounted, 40-channel CB radio

Two-way rider/passenger intercom system

Audio system is C.D. changer compatible and handset ready (available as accessories).

Huge, 57-litre rear trunk with easy, one-touch opener can hold two full-faced helmets.

Colour-matched, hard saddlebags feature handy, one-touch openers and 35-litres of storage per bag.


Low-maintenance, sealed, 18 amp battery ensures easy, reliable starting.

Self-canceling turn signals with clear lens

Incomparable fit and finish includes flawless paint with extensive chrome and brushed stainless steel accents, and deep valanced steel fenders.

Ignition switch, with integrated steering lock, and accessory position is mounted at the front of fuel tank for extra convenience.

Separate cigarette lighter-type DC outlets for both rider and passenger

Chrome engine guards, fender trim and 3-D Venture front fender mascot highlight unparalleled styling and attention to detail.

Theft-resistant ignition switch

Polished aluminum handlebar switches

Padded passenger grab rails

Extra wide clutch and brake levers

3-D Yamaha emblem on rear trunk and 3-D Venture fuel tank emblem

Exclusive Royal Star 5-year unlimited mileage warranty

2009 Yamaha Royal Star Venture – USA Specifications
MSRP* $18,690 (Royal Star Venture S: Seashell/Raven) Available from September 2008
$18,190 (Candy Red/Raven) Available from September 2008

Type 79-cubic-inch (1294cc) liquid-cooled 70° V-four; DOHC, 4 valves/cylinder

Bore x Stroke 79mm x 66mm

Compression Ratio 10.0:1

Carburetion (4) 32mm Mikuni CV

Ignition TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition

Transmission 5-speed, wide-ratio w/5th-gear overdrive; hydraulic clutch

Final Drive Shaft

Suspension/Front Telescopic fork; air-assist, 5.5-in travel

Suspension/Rear Single shock; air-assist, 4.1-in travel

Brakes/Front Dual hydraulic disc, 298mm

Brakes/Rear Hydraulic disc, 320mm

Tires/Front 150/80-16

Tires/Rear 150/90-15

Wheels 7-spoke cast

Length 104.5 in

Width 35.4 in

Height 61.6 in

Seat Height 29.5 in

Wheelbase 67.1 in

Fuel Capacity 6.0 gal

Fuel Economy** 42 mpg

Wet Weight 869 lb

Warranty 5 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)

2009 Yamaha Royal Star Venture – Candian Specifications
MSRP: C$21,899

Engine 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 4-valve, 70°, V-4
Displacement 1,294cc
Bore and Stroke 79 x 66mm
Compression Ratio 10:01
Maximum Torque 12.3kg-m (89.0 ft-lb) @ 4,750 rpm
Fuel Delivery Mikuni BDSR32 x 4
Estimated Fuel Consumption* 18kpl / 51mpg (Imp.)
Ignition Digital TCI
Transmission 5-speed
Final Drive Shaft

Suspension (Front) 43mm, air-assisted fork, 140mm (5.5″) travel
Suspension (Rear) Air-assisted, link-type Monocross,105mm (4.1″) travel
Brakes (Front) Dual 298mm discs
Brakes (Rear) 320mm disc
Tires (Front) 150/80-16
Tires (Rear) 150/90-15

Length 2,655mm (104.5″)
Width 900mm (35.4″)
Height 1,565mm (61.6″)
Wheelbase 1,705mm (67.1″)
Seat Height 750mm (29.5″)
Fuel Capacity 22.5 litres (5 imp. gallons)
Wet Weight 394kg (866.8 lb)
Colour(s) Deep Metallic Red


2009 Yamaha Royal Star Venture – UK Specifications

Not available in the UK

*/** 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.

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

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