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– 2010 Yamaha V-Star 650 Classic
2010 Yamaha V-Star 650 Classic
The value Classic packed with all Star quality and performance.
The 2010 Yamaha V-Star 650 Classic features an authentic 40 cubic-inch, air-cooled V-Twin. With long, low styling and lots of chrome, a great entry level ride, the 2010 V-Star 650 features clean, quiet shaft drive and an easy to ride demeanor. This Yamaha 2010 V-Star is ready to impress.
Nothing is more classic than a great deal.
For years, 40 cubic inches was a lot of motor. Guess what, it still is, especially when a sweet, overhead-cam 40 cubic inch V-Twin powers a bike that doesn’t weigh so much. The 2010 V-Star Classic is light, maneuverable and ready for you to make it your own.
Only the price tag will tell you this machine is a mid-size model.
Everything else – the long, low styling, the authentic 40 cubic-inch V-twin, the painstaking attention to detail — will just plain knock you out. Take one for a nice long ride, and you’ll see why. Big on value and good looks, the V-Star 650 Classic punches way above its weight. It’s a champion by unanimous decision.
Fuel Consumption * 21kpl/59mpg(Imp)
Features and Benefits (USA):
” Retro style is even cooler when it’s combined with modern engineering, including an SOHC air-cooled V-twin and shaft drive.
” Rider floorboards, steel fenders, custom-looking clear turn signals, lots of chrome, etc. – the V Star Classic represents tremendous cruiser bang for the buck.
” Rigid-look frame provides a great ride via a hidden rear shock with 3.9 inches of travel.
” The V Star Classic achieves fuel economy up to an estimated 49 mpg** with a fuel tank that holds 4.2 gallons of gas.
” Beautifully chromed and polished 40-cubic-inch (649cc) air-cooled, SOHC 70-degree V-twin cranks out torquey low and mid-range power with minimal engine rpm-maximum torque is reached at only 3000 rpm-for powerful, smooth cruising performance.
” Forged, lightweight pistons. Greater durability and reduced vibration and reciprocating mass.
” Efficient and quiet shaft drive. Requires almost no maintenance.
” Ceramic-composite, cylinder-bore plating ensures superior heat dissipation. Offers better cooling and longer engine life.
” Thick, cylnder cooling fins. Enhances the stylish look while increasing efficiency.
” Dual, heated Mikuni® 28mm carburetors with a throttle position sensor (TPS) features a progressive pulley, electronic fuel pump and handy side-mounted air filter. Provides a consistent fuel flow, great throttle response and optimum power throughout the rev-range.
” Wide-ratio five-speed transmission ensures extremely usable, cruiser-friendly power delivery to the asphalt.
” Efficient and quiet shaft drive requires almost no maintenance.
” Two-into-two chrome exhaust pipes create sleek styling and deliver maximum low- and mid-range engine output.
” Stout, large-diameter steel frame is designed to provide low seat height with ample legroom.
” Extra long 64-inch wheelbase produces a long, low, retro profle with spacious ergonomics for added rider and passenger comfort and predictable handling.
” Stylish heel/toe shifter adds versatility and enhances overall cruising comfort.
” Comfortably placed full-size rider floorboards enhance ride by minimizing vibration and fatigue.
” Telescopic 43mm front fork with chromed covers and 5.5 inches of travel ensures a smooth ride with stylish durability.
” Classic, rigid-look, link-type rear suspension serves up 3.9 inches of rear wheel travel damped by a hidden preload-adjustable shock.
” Single front disc and rear drum brakes deliver strong, confidence-inspiring stopping power.
” Wide, retro-style handlebars evoke classic design, with roomy ergonomics for enhanced rider comfort.
” Fat front tire on wire-spoked wheel combines retro styling with solid handling and traction.
” Industry-leading Star family fit and finish features rich, lustrous paint and extensive chrome accents that create a stunningly timeless machine.
” Deeply valanced steel front and rear fenders are both durable and unmistakably classic.
” Large, 4.2-gallon teardrop fuel tank looks good and goes a long way.
” Beautiful, tank-mounted speedometer is designed with a large face for easy reading of tripmeter/odometer displays and turn signal, neutral, high beam and engine diagnostic indicator lights.
” Chrome 60/55-watt halogen headlight adds a nice, stylish touch and maximizes nighttime visibility.
” Maintenance-free 12V 10AH battery ensures reliable, no-fuss starting.
” Under seat helmet holder increases convenience for the rider.
” Locking compartment under side cover. Secure storage for small items.
Features and Benefits (Canada)
” Beautifully chromed and polished 649cc (40-cubic-inch), air-cooled, SOHC, 2 valves per cylinder, 70 degree, V-twin cranks out torquey low- and mid-range power for smooth cruising performance. Maximum torque occurs at a low 3,000 rpm.
” This engine has been designed to produce strong torque and horsepower in the most usable riding range (50 to 120 km/hr).
” Twin Mikuni BDS28 carbs with throttle position sensors (TPS) provide crisp throttle response.
” Wide-ratio, 5-speed transmission ensures extremely usable, cruiser-friendly power delivery. 5th gear is an overdrive gear for reduced engine rpms at highway speeds for a smooth comfortable ride.
” Light clutch action is perfect for novice riders.
” Transistorized coil ignition means sure starts and excellent engine performance. It is a no-maintenance design.
” Classic, side-mounted air cleaner not only adds to styling but also is easy to service the air filter.
” Automatic cam chain tensioners reduce maintenance and mechanical engine noise.
” Low-maintenance shaft drive provides quiet, clean, reliable performance with no chain adjustments or splatter.
” 2-into-2 chrome exhaust pipes create sleek styling while delivering strong low- and mid-range engine power. The conversion to aftermarket mufflers is fast and simple.
” Heel-toe shifter reinforces that classic image.
” Air Induction System (A.I.S.) reduces harmful CO and HC exhaust emissions.
” Lots of chrome engine parts highlight quality and value.
” Stout, large-diameter, double-cradle steel frame is designed to provide a low seat height with ample rider legroom.
” Long 1,625mm (64″) wheelbase provides a stable ride and predictable handling while creating that long and low retro look.
” Beefy, 41mm front fork with Road Star-inspired shrouds offers 140mm (5.5″) of wheel travel to ensure a smooth, comfortable ride.
” Chromed fork shrouds, top triple clamp, and one-piece handlebar holder show attention to detail.
” 7-step, spring preload-adjustable, single-shock rear suspension allows the rider to tailor spring settings to match load or road conditions. Rear wheel travel is 98mm (3.9″).
” Rear shock is mounted under the engine for that classic, hardtail look. By positioning the shock low in the chassis, it lowers the centre of gravity for a light, easy-to-maneuver feel.
” Single 298mm front disc brake with twin piston caliper delivers strong, confidence-inspiring stopping power.
” Easy-to-adjust rear drum brake with wear indicator
” Plushly padded, low-profile rider and passenger seats provide exceptional rider comfort. The low 710mm (27.9″) seat height allows most riders to put feet firmly on the ground for extra confidence.
” Full-size rider floorboards with floating rubber inserts reduce vibration while providing ample legroom for maximum rider comfort.
” Wide retro-style handlebars evoke a classic design. Extra wide levers provide a quality look and feel.
” Wide front and rear tires fitted to spoked, chrome wheels combine retro styling with solid handling and traction.
” Deeply valanced steel front and rear fenders are both durable and unmistakably classic. Their steel design means they are easy to customize and paint.
” Large, 16-litre fuel tank features class-leading fuel capacity for an extra long cruising range.
” Beautiful, tank-mounted speedometer features an odometer and tripmeter displays.
” Industry-leading, Star Family fit and finish features rich, lustrous paint and extensive chrome accents creating a machine as stunning as it is powerful.
” Chrome, 60/55-watt, halogen headlight
” Low-maintenance, sealed battery ensures reliable, no-hassle starting.
” Beautiful, 3D, fuel tank emblem reinforces the Star family’s quality image.
” Locking helmet holder
” Locking storage compartment adds convenience and security.
” Steering lock
” Self-cancelling turn signals with stylish, clear signal lenses
” Bungee cord tie-down points near passenger footpegs prevent unwanted scratches
2010 Yamaha V-Star 650 Classic – USA Specifications
MSRP* $6,590 (Deep Blue) Available from September 2009
$6,590 (Candy Red) Available from September 2009
Type 40-cubic-inch (649cc) air-cooled 70° V-twin; SOHC, 2 valves/cylinder
Bore x Stroke 81mm x 63mm
Compression Ratio 9.0:1
Fuel Delivery (2) 28mm Mikuni® CV carburetors
Ignition TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition
Transmission 5-speed; multiplate wet clutch
Final Drive Shaft
Suspension/Front Telescopic fork; 5.5-in travel
Suspension/Rear Single shock; adjustable preload, 3.9-in travel
Brakes/Front Hydraulic disc, 298mm
Brakes/Rear 200mm drum
Width 36.6 in.
Height 43.5 in
Seat Height 27.9 in
Wheelbase 64 in
Ground Clearance 5.7 in
Fuel Capacity 4.2 gal
Fuel Economy** 49 mpg
Wet Weight 544 lb / C: 548 lb
Warranty 1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)
2010 Yamaha V-Star 650 Classic – Canada Specifications
MSRP: $8,499 CDN
Engine Air-cooled,SOHC, 4-valve, 70°, V-twin
Bore and Stroke 81 x 63mm
Compression Ratio 9:1
Maximum Torque 5.2kg-m (37.5 ft-lb)@ 3,000 rpm
Fuel Delivery Mikuni BDS28 x 2
Estimated Fuel Consumption* 21kpl / 59mpg (Imp.)
Ignition / Starting Digital TCI / Electric
Final Drive Shaft
Suspension (Front) 41mm fork
Suspension (Rear) Adjustable link Monocross
Brakes (Front) Single 298mm disc
Brakes (Rear) Drum
Tires (Front) 130/90-16
Tires (Rear) 170/80-15
Length 2,450mm (96.5″)
Width 930mm (36.6″)
Height 1,110mm (43.7″)
Wheelbase 1,625mm (64″)
Seat Height 710mm (28″)
Fuel Capacity 16 litres (3.5 imp. gallons)
Wet Weight 247kg (543.4 lb)
Deep Metallic Red
Purplish Metallic 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.