2010 Yamaha V-Star 1300 Tourer

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2010 Yamaha V-Star 1300 Tourer
2010 Yamaha V-Star 1300 Tourer

2010 Yamaha V-Star 1300 Tourer
2010 Yamaha V-Star 1300 Tourer

2010 Yamaha V-Star 1300 Tourer
2010 Yamaha V-Star 1300 Tourer

2010 Yamaha V-Star 1300 Tourer
2010 Yamaha V-Star 1300 Tourer

– 2010 Yamaha V-Star 1300 Tourer

2010 Yamaha V-Star 1300 Tourer

New features for 2010 add increased comfort and style.

The 2010 Yamaha V-Star 1300 has a “casual touring” stablemate. The “V-Star 1300 Tourer” version of the 2010 V-Star 1300 has all the same great features plus a windshield, locking saddlebags and passenger backrest. These value added items are sure to have the smiles rolling by in style and comfort. For 2010, the engineers have revised the seat, handlebars and riding position for improved rider comfort. They also improved some styling highlihts too.

Now even more to love.

With new features for 2010, the 2010 Yamaha V-Star 1300 Tourer offers a more relaxed riding position thanks to a new handlebar configuration and the newly contoured, lower seat. Enhanced style comes from a new chrome plated headlight and belt covers. Leather covered hard saddlebags, adjustable windshield and passenger backrest, fuel injected 80 cubic inch V-Twin and reliable best drive all come standard.

The V-Star 1300 Tourer has the same class leading power and handling of the regular V-Star 1300 plus 3 of the most sought after “casual touring” extras.

A windshield, locking saddlebags and passenger backrest make the Tourer a perfect weekend escape machine. From the spacious rider floorboards to the roomy saddlebags, all of the components blend together to offer unmatched function, comfort and style.



Fuel Consumption * 18kpl/50mpg(Imp)

60 degree, fuel injected, V-twin

Windshield, backrest & saddlebags

New for 2010:

” The handlebar bend is changed, bringing the bars closer to the rider for a more relaxed riding position.

” The shape of the seat has been redesigned with a “dish” shape for improved comfort, and it allows riders to touch the ground easily.

” A new 3-D tank emblem design adorns the V Star 1300 Tourer and evokes a modern-classic look.

” The V Star 1300 Tourer gets even more chrome: a new chrome headlight housing and chrome belt guard. Plus, there’s a new gloss black finish on the frame that adds a high-quality look.

” New, more stylish fuel pump (left side of engine)




Features andBenefits (USA):

Key Features:

” The V Star 1300 Tourer comes standard with hard leather-wrapped sidebags, passenger backrest and windshield. The touring package is designed from the factory so it’s styled consistently with the bike’s fluid lines.

” The midsize V Star 1300 Tourer brings modern classic styling along for a lighter, sportier, hot-rodinspired ride.

” 80-cubic-inch (1304cc) liquid-cooled, fuel-injected V-twin produces excellent power across the board along with a highly stimulating exhaust note

” Modern-classic design, including a flangeless gas tank and two-into-one exhaust, gives the V Star 1300 that distinctive Star look.

” Steel chassis gets 48 percent of the bike’s weight on the front tire, for quick, light handling and maneuverability.

” Authentic cruiser features such as belt drive, steel fenders and fuel tank, open up the customization possibilities even further.


” The 1304cc (80 cubic inches), 60-degree, SOHC, V-twin engine delivers smooth power to the ground, while maintaining the classic big cruiser sound and pulse characteristics.

” Fuel injected-each cylinder is fed by its own injector spraying into twin 36mm intake valves, while the twin bore design allows the computer-controlled system to feed a precise amount of fuel/air mixture to the engine. The result is strong, smooth and seamless performance across the full range of engine rpm.

” Four valves per cylinder (36mm intake, 32mm exhaust) provide optimum combustion efficiency; roller rocker arms reduce friction for better performance and reduced wear.

” Ceramic composite cylinder sleeves contain 100mm forged pistons for excellent durability and longevity.

” 9.5:1 compression ratio and aggressive cam timing produce plenty of power across the board and a distinctive exhaust note.

” Forged connecting rods ride a single crankpin for true V-twin sound and power.

” Sly cooling system routes liquid through hidden hoses and internal engine passages for air-cooled looks and liquid-cooled performance. Oil filter is easy to get to but also tucked nearly out of sight for clean, pure looks.

” The belt drive transfers power from the transmission to the wheel with authority. The belt system is virtually maintenance free and delivers a quicker, more impressive throttle response feeling than a shaft drive.

” The classic cylinder fin styling of an air-cooled engine with the consistent potency of a liquid-cooled power plant. With the radiator set back between the down tubes discretely routed plumbing, the V Star 1300 Tourer’s classic beauty shines through.

” Hydraulic cam chain tensioner reduces noise and maintenance.



” Built on a double cradle steel frame, giving the bike a rigid base for nimble handling, while allowing enough frame flex to be comfortable on the open road.

” The swingarm looks sweet and gives the bike its great handling character. Mated with belt guards, the swingarm’s sleek design is intergrated into the overall styling of the whole bike. This allows excellent road bump absorption for all-day comfort on the great wide open.

” 41mm fork tubes with stainless covers look great and serve up a smooth, controlled ride.

” A thick, chromed handlebar rides in painted clamps for a custom look.

” The fuel tank is sculpted low and sleek for style and comfort, with a flush-fitting, aeronautical-style gas cap incorporated into the tank’s sleek, flangeless-type design. The tank holds a generous 4.9 gallons of fuel, thanks to a remotely located sub tank that also houses the fuel pump, for plenty of traveling range on the open road.

” Seven-spoke cast wheels and matching rear pulley mount fat, 16-inch tires for a cool period look albeit with big contact patches on the road.

” Dual 298mm front and single rear disc brakes. Provides consistent and predictable stopping power for driving in traffic or out on the open highway.


Additional Features:

” Star quality paint, chrome and detailing vie for attention wherever you look; fenders are steel not plastic.

” Retro-modern bar-mounted instrumentation contains analog speedometer along with LCD display; indicator lights for high beam, turn signal, low oil level, low fuel, coolant temperature, neutral-and engine diagnostic function.

” Floating floorboards and an adjustable heel/toe shifter provide a comfortable, low-effort ride and makes moving through the 5-speed gearbox a snap.

” Bright multi-reflector headlight and amber turn signals behind clear lenses give a custom look.

” Oxygen sensor and catalyst reduce emissions.




Features and Benefits (Canada)


” 1304cc, (80 cubic inch) liquid-cooled, short stroke, SOHC, 4-valve, 60° V-twin powerplant pumps out incredible amounts of class leading power and torque for unparalleled acceleration and cruising performance. At 110 km/hr the engine is only turning 3,400 rpm, for relaxed highway cruising.

” Electric starting system features a mechanical centrifugal decompression device in the exhaust camshaft for easy, no-hassle starting.

” Liquid-cooling not only allows for higher state of tune because it maintains more stable operating temperatures, but also reduces mechanical noise for a quieter engine.

” In an effort to maintain the classic air-cooled appearance of the engine, cooling fins have been added as a styling touch.

” The short stroke engine design reduces the “tallness” of the engine, while the 60 degree “V” makes the engine more compact thereby centralizing mass and lowering the center of gravity for lighter more responsive handling.

” Classic V-twin “pulse feeling” and engine character highlight this powerplant while annoying vibration has been eliminated.

” One-piece cylinder heads feature 4-valves per cylinder to provide optimum breathing efficiency for maximum power output. Each head is fitted with a single long reach spark plug.

” Stylish chromed cylinder head covers.

” The SOHC valve train features 36mm intake and 32mm exhaust valves with single springs for great power and torque. Valves are set at 20 degrees. Specially designed roller rockers activate the valves. The roller rocker system allows a greater amount of valve lift without producing excessive camshaft wear and friction. The slipper portion of the rocker arm features a needle bearing to further reduce wear and slide resistance. The camshafts have been specially designed to provide class leading power.

” Optimized squish area forces the fuel / air mixture toward the centre of the combustion chamber for more complete combustion and hence power.

” The water pump which is integrated with the oil pump and is located inside the engine cases to keep a cleaner, more traditional air-cooled look to the powerplant. The engine is a wet sump design.

” The radiator is mounted between the front frames down tubes to minimize its appearance especially when viewing the machine from the side. Even the rad hoses have been discreetely placed for a cleaner appearance. An electric fan aids in cooling in stop and go traffic. Special cooling louvers direct air to the rad.

” Automatic hydraulic cam chain tensioners reduces mechanical noise and extend engine life.

” Ceramic composite-plated cylinders reduce weight, increase cylinder life and provide uniform heat dissipation. The cylinders have a tapered “V” appearance to highlight the V-twin design. Cylinder bore is 100mm.

” Forged pistons offer great durability and reduced weight for faster engine response.

” 3 axis crankshaft features a single crank pin design. The crankshaft turns counter clockwise. This specially designed crank helps to enhance the pulse feeling and engine character.

” Forged connecting rods ride on a single crank pin crankshaft for that true V-twin sound and feel.

” Single axis, left and right dual engine counter balancers reduce vibration to a minimum while maximizing rider comfort.

” Crankcase design features internal oil and coolant lines for a clean, air-cooled engine appearance. There are special piston coolers that spray oil at the under side of the piston.

” Easy access, spin on type oil filter is located under the engine in the cases. There is no need to remove any parts to access the oil filter.

” Classic side mounted 3.7 liter airbox houses a viscous paper-type filter and adds that special styling touch.

” Mikuni dual bore, 40mm returnless-type throttle body fuel injection system with TPS (Throttle Position Sensor) and ISC (Idle Speed Control) . This is a “closed loop” system that utilizes an oxygen sensor. The oxygen sensor feedback info to the ECU which in turn adjusts the fuel/air mixture for maximum power with minimum emissions. The oxygen sensor is located before the mufflers, so the use of slip-ons will not effect this system. Bore size is 40mm and each injector features 12 holes and a dual spray pattern for better fuel atomization and more complete combustion chamber filling. There is one injector per cylinder. Fuel injection benefits include improved fuel economy, chokeless operation, reduced emissions, and smoother running.

” High pressure fuel pump is located in separate sub tank below the seat.

” New, more compact and stylish fuel pump cover on left hand side of the engine.

” 2 into 1 exhaust system features a 3-way honeycomb catalyzier at the entry point to the muffler. The catalyzier reduces harmful exhaust emissions, while the muffler produces a throaty V-Twin growl. The rear portion of the muffler features a “slash cut” end.

” Smooth-shifting, 5-speed transmission with 5th gear overdrive delivers outstanding cruising performance and reduced rpms at highway speeds. The engine is spinning at 3,400 rpm at 110 km/hr.

” Clean, quiet belt drive system is extremely low maintenance and simplifies customization. The belt is unique to the XVS1300 and features a carbon core for strength.

” Specially designed starter motor features a damping mechanism to prevent damage from kick back.

” Air Induction System (A.I.S.) reduces harmful exhaust emissions (CO + HC).

” One piece classic heel-and-toe shifter adds versatility and enhances the overall cruising experience.


” Double cradle steel frame offers roomy ergonomics, and great handling. This frame utilizes a rigid engine mounting system to optimize the overall rigidity balance for superior handling. The rack is 32 degrees, while the lean angle is a sporty 36 degrees.

” For 2010 the frame is finished in gloss black paint.

” Steel swingarm matches the new frame and provides superior performance in a wide variety of conditions, while also making a bold styling statement.

” Long 1,690mm (66.5″) wheelbase creates a long, low retro profile and solid stable handling. This chassis is longer than the XVS1100 by 45mm (1.8″) and offers a 48% front // 52 % rear weight distribution.

” The long low design means spacious ergonomics with lots of leg room, which maximizes both rider and passenger comfort.

” 41mm KYB ront fork features stylish large-diameter brushed-finished for covers. Wheel travel is 135mm (5.3″) for a smooth, comfortable ride.

” Monocross style, spring preload-adjustable, single-shock, link rear suspension centralizes mass for agile handling. The linkage system provides a rising rate effect that provides excellent compliance on both small and large bumps.

” Rear shock is vertically mounted behind the engine and is tucked out of sight for that classic, hardtail look. Rear wheel travel is 110mm (4.3″).

” Dual 298mm, floating front discs are squeezed by compact twin piston front calipers.

” 298mm rear disc brake squeezed by single piston caliper mounted to the underside of the swingarm. This design not only helps to hide the caliper but also lowers the center of gravity for better handling.

” Lightweight 7-spoke cast aluminum wheels are fitted wide tubeless tires. These stylish “mag” wheels are both easy to clean and never require maintaince. The rear drive pulley matches the wheel design.

” Full-size, “tapered” floating-type rider floorboards are roomy and comfortably positioned while also helping to reduce vibration. There is a replaceable “scraper” area on the lower edge of the footboard.

” 1 inch, rubber mounted handlebars are easy to reach and help to reduce vibration as well.

” New re-shaped handlebar improves rider comfort and reduces the “stretch” to the bars.

” Front and rear fenders are steel for easy customization and painting if desired.

” 18.5 liter teardrop shaped fuel tank with flush mounted filler cap. Fuel tank features a seamless design for that clean, custom look.

” Generous rider and passenger seats offer plenty of room and support for all day riding comfort. New rider seat shape improves rider comfort and reduces seat height. Seat height is only 690mm or 27.2″ inches off the ground.

” Overall rider position and in turn rider comfort has been improved thanks to the new handlebar and seat shape.

” Handlebar-mounted chromed instrument features an analog speedometer, digital odometer, dual tripmeters, low fuel tripmeter, clock and low fuel warning light. Stylish red background illumination.

” Handlebar switch gear allows the operator to change instrument meter functions via buttons on the back of the RHS handlebar switch, thereby eliminating the need to take your hands off the bars to adjust the main instrument functions.

” Revised 60/55 watt high intensity halogen headlight emphasizes the “wild streamline”, mass forward styling design. The newly chromed headlight body is adjustable up and down plus left and right via remote adjusters. There are also two 35 watt accessory light connectors inside the headlight shell for accessory passing lamps.

” Tall windshield features chrome accents and a central Star logo that enhances the unit’s overall styling. This windshield offers excellent wind and weather protection and can be easily removed with only 4 bolts..

” Leather covered hard shell saddlebags feature a stylish tapered design and are lockable for extra security. The bags offer 42 litres of storage capacity each, ample room for casual touring.

” Passenger backrest with embossed Star logo provides that extra peace of mind for your special companion.

” New chromed drive belt cover is not only easier to clean but improves appearance too.


” Industry-leading Star family fit and finish features rich, lustrous paint and extensive chrome accents creating a machine as stunning as it is powerful.

” New 3D fuel tank emblems enhance quality and attention to detail.

” Extra wide front brake and clutch levers provide a quality feel.

” Steering lock is integrated into the main ignition switch for extra convenience.

” Handy, under seat helmet holder

” Low-maintenance, sealed battery ensures fuss-free, dependable starting.

” Self-cancelling turn signals feature stylish clear lenses.

” Conventional passenger footpegs

” High output 460 watt generator



2010 Yamaha V-Star 1300 Tourer – USA Specifications
MSRP* $11,790 (Raven) Available from February 2010
$11,790 (Impact Blue) Available from February 2010

Type 80-cubic-inch (1304cc) liquid-cooled V-twin; SOHC, 4 valves/cylinder

Bore x Stroke 100.0 mm x 83.0 mm

Compression Ratio 9.5:1

Fuel Delivery Fuel injection

Ignition TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition

Transmission 5-speed; multiplate wet clutch

Final Drive Belt

Frame Double Cradle

Suspension/Front Telescopic fork; 5.3-in travel

Suspension/Rear Single shock; 4.3-in travel

Brakes/Front Dual hydraulic disc, 298mm

Brakes/Rear Hydraulic disc, 298mm

Tires/Front 130/90-16M/C 67H

Tires/Rear 170/70B-16M/C 75H

Wheels 7-spoke aluminum

Length 98.0 in

Width 38.6 in

Height 43.9 in

Seat Height 28.1 in

Wheelbase 66.5 in

Fuel Capacity 4.9 gal

Fuel Economy** 42 mpg

Wet Weight 712 lb

Warranty 1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)


2010 Yamaha V-Star 1300 Tourer – Canada Specifications
MSRP: $14,199 CDN

Engine Liquid-cooled, SOHC , 8-valve, 60°, V-twin
Displacement 1,304cc (80 cubic inch)
Bore and Stroke 100 x 83 mm
Compression Ratio 9.5:1
Maximum Torque 11.3 kg-m (81.8 ft-lb) @ 4,000 rpm
Fuel Delivery Mikuni dual bore 40mm F.I.
Estimated Fuel Consumption* 18kpl / 50mpg (Imp.)
Ignition / Starting Digital TCI / Electric
Transmission 5-speed
Final Drive Belt

Suspension (Front) 41 mm fork
Suspension (Rear) Adjustable link Monocross
Brakes (Front) Dual 298 mm discs
Brakes (Rear) 298 mm disc
Tires (Front) 130/90-16 (bias ply tire)
Tires (Rear) 170/70-16 (bias ply tire)

Length 2,490 mm (98″)
Width 1000 mm (39.3″)
Height 1520 mm (59.8″)
Wheelbase 1,690 mm (66.5″)
Seat Height 690 mm (27,2 “)
Fuel Capacity 18.5 litres (4.1 imp. gallons)
Wet Weight 323kg (710.6 lb)

Metallic Black
Vivid Purplish Blue

* 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.

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