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– 2010 Yamaha Royal Star Venture S
2010 Yamaha Royal Star Venture S
The serious open-road, luxury touring performer with extra chrome accents.
Get all the style and performance of a full dressed touring bike at a surprisingly affordable price. The 2010 Yamaha Royal Star Venture S features classic weather beating bodywork and lots of touring amenities. It’s guaranteed to turn heads. Did we mention the 5-year warranty too?
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 Venture.
The Royal Star Venture, a classic touring bike that turns every head on the block with its sleek sophistication and classic good looks. Plus all the amenities and long distance comfort you would expect on a touring motorcycle.
We’ve added even more chrome to create the Royal Star Venture S. It’s got the eye-popping style and the smooth performance of a luxury touring bike, with two very appealing added features: a surprisingly low price tag and a 5-year, unlimited mileage warranty.
Fuel Consumption * 18kpl/51mpg(Imp)
1,294cc, liquid-cooled V-4
Luggage space to spare
Features and Benefits (USA):
” 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.
” 79 cubic-inch liquid-cooled, V-four tuned to put out class-leading power – 97hp @ 6000 rpm and maximum torque at 89 ft.-lb. @ 4750 rpm – for incomparable touring performance.
” Four heated 32mm Mikuni carburetors with TPS deliver seamless throttle response and greater power across the entire rev range.
” 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.
” Wide-ratio, five-speed transmission with 5th-gear overdrive geared for both highway passing power and lower-rev cruising speeds.
” Low-maintenance hydralic clutch actuation and strong, low-maintenance shaft drive for touring convenience.
” Smooth, low-maintenance shaft drive.
” Four-into-two exhaust system puts out a throaty exhaust note and creates a long, low profile that’s easily customizable.
” High-integrity, single-backbone frame with solid engine mounting and 29-degree caster angle delivers quick, responsive steering and excellent handling.
” Class-leading long wheelbase (67.1-inches) provides exceptional roomy ergonomics for great rider control and comfort.
” Air-adjustable telescopic front fork designed with 29-degree caster angle and 5.5 inches of travel smoothes out the bumps and adjusts for varying load capacities.
” Air-adjustable link-type rear suspension features a vertically mounted single shock with 4.1 inches of travel for outstanding long-distance ride quality.
” Large-diameter front and rear disc brakes with sintered pads provide strong, linear stopping power.
” Wide, fork-mounted fairing, windshield, wind deflectors and frame-mounted lower cowlings offer outstanding weather protection.
” Full-sized floating-type rider and passenger floorboards reduce vibration and are positioned for optimal long-distance comfort.
” Incomparable fit and finish includes flawless paint with extensive chrome and brushed stainless steel accents as well as deep, valanced steel fenders.
” 6-gallon fuel tank with low-fuel warning light ensures outstanding long-distance touring range.
” Large, powerful 12V 60/55-watt remote-adjustable halogen headlight maximizes nighttime visibility and cuts a stylish profile.
” Cigarette type DC accessory connector in fairing plus 2-pin DC accessory connector under the seat.
” Ignition switch with integrated steering lock mounted to front of fuel tank for extra convenience.
” Vintage-style console and instrument panel features: digital speedometer, odometer, dual tripmeters, fuel tripmeter, clock, fuel gauge, cruise control, TPS self-diagnosis, speed sensor, and neutral, high beam, turn signals and low oil-level indicator lights.
” Electronic cruise control switch located on right handlebar controls for ease of use.
” Handlebar-mounted 40-channel CB radio with dual antenna for CB and AM/FM radio.
” Single-point audio control system for AM/FM radio, cassette, CD changer and intercom is MP3-compatible and headset-ready.
” Four-speaker (14 watts per channel) system with automatic, speed-regulated volume control to help hear over wind noise.
” Two-way rider/passenger intercom system.
” Huge, 15-gallon rear trunk with easy, one-touch opener can hold two full-faced helmets and includes a lined interior storage pouch.
” Color-matched hard-shell saddlebags each feature handy, one-touch openers and spacious 9.3-gallon storage with interior pouch.
” 12V 18AH maintenance-free battery ensures easy, reliable starting.
Features and Benefits (Canada)
” 1,294cc, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 4-valve, V-4 power produces 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 engine 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 Midnight 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″) provides 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 that classic hardtail look and outstanding long-distance ride quality. Rear wheel travel is 105mm (4.1″).
” Air adjustability allows the rider to 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 CD changer compatible and handset-ready (available 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, 18 amp sealed battery ensures easy, reliable starting.
” Self-canceling turn signals with stylish 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.
” 12 volt cigarette lighter-style fairing mounted DC outlet
” 12 volt DC connector located under the rider seat for additional accessories
” Chrome engine guards, fender trim and 3-D Venture front fender mascot highlight unparalleled styling and attention to detail.
” Theft-resistant ignition switch
” Chrome handlebar switches
” Padded passenger grab rails
” Extra wide clutch and brake levers
” Blacked-out engine block with polished cooling fin edges
” Chromed front fork assembly
” 3-D Venture fuel tank emblem
Exclusive Royal Star 5-year unlimited mileage warranty
2010 Yamaha Royal Star Venture S – USA Specifications
MSRP* $19,690 (Raven) Available from September 2009; CA model February 2010
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
Fuel Delivery (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
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)
2010 Yamaha Royal Star Venture S – Canada Specifications
MSRP: $23,899 CDN
Engine 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 16-valve, 70°, V-4
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 / Starting Digital TCI / Electric
Final Drive Shaft
Suspension (Front) 43mm, air-assisted fork
Suspension (Rear) Air-assisted, link-type Monocross
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) Metallic Black
* 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.
* MSRP does not include freight, PDI (Pre Delivery Inspection), pre-rigging (boats), or taxes. Dealer may sell for less.