2010 Yamaha V-Star 650 Silverado

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2010 Yamaha V-Star 650 Silverado
2010 Yamaha V-Star 650 Silverado

2010 Yamaha V-Star 650 Silverado
2010 Yamaha V-Star 650 Silverado

2010 Yamaha V-Star 650 Silverado
2010 Yamaha V-Star 650 Silverado

2010 Yamaha V-Star 650 Silverado
2010 Yamaha V-Star 650 Silverado

– 2010 Yamaha V-Star 650 Silverado

2010 Yamaha V-Star 650 Silverado

The dressed-out V-twin that’s easy on the eyes and wallet.

We have taken the venerable 2010 Yamaha V-Star 650 Classic and added an adjustable windshield, a backrest and leather saddlebags. Casual touring has never been more comfortable – or affordable.

Wherever you want, whenever you are ready.

Everything you need to travel is right here, with not much excess baggage to hold you back. A medium-sized adjustable windshield, low profile studded touring seat with backrest and studded leather saddlebags are everything the 2010 Yamaha V-Star Silverado needs to be a great traveling bike.

To create the V-Star 650 Silverado, we took the award-winning engineering and styling of the V-Star 650 Classic and added some of our most sought after extras: an adjustable windshield, a comfy backrest, and leather saddlebags.

This bike is perhaps best known for its awesome styling, but it’s also remarkably light and easy to ride – and affordable. Value added features like the windshield and saddlebags make the 650 Silverado the perfect entry level casual cruiser. Get an eyeful of the classic styling, legendary Yamaha reliability, and a whole lot of extras. If you don’t mind us saying so, we think you’d look pretty cool riding one.




Fuel Consumption * 21kpl/59mpg(Imp)

Windshield & saddlebags

Great for casual touring




Features andBenefits (USA):

Key Features:

” A medium-size adjustable windshield, low-profile studded touring seat with backrest and studded leather saddlebags are everything the V Star Silverado needs to be a great traveling bike.

” A SOHC 40-cubic-inch V-twin feeding power through an efficient shaft drive makes a great touring package.

” Rider floorboards provide great comfort on long rides, and the hardtail-looking rear end soaks up bumps with nearly four inches of rear wheel travel.



” 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 reudced 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.

” Low-maintenance shaft drive provides quiet, reliable performance.

” 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 profile with spacious ergonomics that add to 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 end 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.


Additional Features:

” 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 rider comfort.

” 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-valve 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 28mm Mikuni 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, chrome, side-mounted air cleaner not only adds to styling but is easy to service the paper type 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 output. 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. The large-diameter fork shrouds, upper triple clamp and handlebar holder are all chrome plated to highlight the value of this very stylish machine.

” 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 reduces 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

” Plush, low-profile, rider and passenger seats provides 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.

” Police-style windshield offers great wind and weather protection while proudly displaying the Silverado insignia. This windshield offers two positions of height adjustability, and for those riders who prefer a “convertible”, the windshield can be quickly removed.

” Passenger backrest provides that extra peace of mind for your special companion.

” Roomy, leather saddlebags look great, maintain their shape and provide ample storage for casual touring adventures.

” Wide retro-style handlebars fitted with extra wide levers provide a quality feel. Polished handlebar switches complete the package.

” 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.

” Classic fuel 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

” Beautiful 3-D fuel tank emblems reinforces the Star family’s attention to detail and value.

” Steering lock

” Locking storage compartment under side cover adds convenience and security.

” Self-cancelling turn signals with stylish clear signal lenses



2010 Yamaha V-Star 650 Silverado – USA Specifications
MSRP* $7,890 (Raven) 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

Frame Steel; hidden shock

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

Tires/Front 130/90-16

Tires/Rear 170/80-15

Wheels Spoke

Length 96.5 in

Width 36.6 in

Height 43.5 in

Seat Height 27.9 in

Wheelbase 64 in

Ground Clearance N/A

Fuel Capacity 4.2 gal

Fuel Economy** 49 mpg

Wet Weight 583 lb / Califonia model: 587 lb

Warranty 1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)


2010 Yamaha V-Star 650 Silverado – Canada Specifications
MSRP: $9,899 CDN

Engine Air-cooled,SOHC, 2-valve, 70°, V-twin
Displacement 649cc
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
Estimated Fuel Consumption* 21kpl / 59mpg (Imp.)
Ignition / Starting Digital TCI / Electric
Transmission 5-speed
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 1,450mm (57.1″)
Wheelbase 1,625mm (64″)
Seat Height 710mm (28″)
Fuel Capacity 16 litres (3.5 imp. gallons)
Wet Weight 265kg (582.4 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.

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