2012 Yamaha V-Star 950 Review

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Yamaha V-Star 950

2012 Yamaha V-Star 950

Yamaha V-Star 950

2012 V-Star 950

— 2012 V-Star 950

2012 Yamaha 950 Review

Mid-size V-twin with all the goods that break the bank.

Low ride, standards.

A double-downtube steel gives the 2012 Yamaha 950 the longest wheelbase in it’s while a fuel-injected, forward engine packs major under your low 26.5 seat.

The 2012 V-Star 950 middleweight performance in user confidence inspiring package will appeal to entry riders right through to veterans. The V-Star 950 offers an combination of excellent engine and character with plenty of for longer highway adventures.

for a new generation cruiser that is fun to and easy to operate?

A cruiser features a full size high quality fit and finish a super low seat height. The 950 offers class leading and plenty of cruiser character so you can your free spirit in and style.

The 2012 V Star 950 is the in the entry cruiser class, to seasoned riders as well as looking for a friendly entry-level

The air-cooled V-twin delivers of distinctive, big-cruiser character and torque feel. Seat is an extra-low 26.6 inches. The chassis has a long, low look and spacious comfort.

Handling is and responsive, great for curvy roads and commuting around as well as open-highway cruising.

No V-Twin® Magazine named V 950 the 2009 -Metric of the Year-!

The 60 V-twin engine is both and sophisticated. Sure, there-s air cooling for traditional looks. But you-ll find the reason for the spirited performance: four-valve heads, ceramic-composite-lined cylinders, aluminum pistons and fuel

The meticulously tuned 2-into-1 system has a throaty exhaust and also 3-way catalyst to reduce air pollution.

The carefully chassis contributes to an exceptionally feeling riders are sure to The double-cradle steel main offers an ideal rigidity in the longitudinal, lateral and tensional using the engine as a stressed With the engine mounting slightly forward for optimum weight distribution and its large, front wheel, the V Star 950 has handling performance.

The fenders are steel, front and rear. adds to the quality look and and makes customization easier.

The V 950 Tourer rolls out with a leather-wrapped hard sidebags and a backrest, all standard, ready for the road or the commute to school or

The V Star 950 and V Star 950 Tourer fuel economy up to an estimated 47 with a fuel tank holds 4.5 gallons of gas.

Yamaha V-Star 950 Features and


Fuel Consumption *

Air-cooled, 942cc, SOHC, V-Twin power plant

low, agile chassis user friendly 675mm seat height

Looking for a new cruiser that is fun to ride and to operate?

V Star 950 is the benchmark in the cruiser class, appealing to riders as well as those for a friendly entry-level cruiser. The V-twin delivers plenty of big-cruiser character and pulsing feel. Seat height is an 26.6 inches.

The full-sized has a long, low look and provides comfort. Handling is sporty and great for curvy back and commuting around town as as open-highway cruising. No wonder Magazine named V Star 950 the -Metric of the Year-!

The 942cc 60 engine is both simple and Sure, there-s no-fuss air for traditional looks. But inside find the reason for the surprisingly performance: four-valve cylinder ceramic-composite-lined cylinders, forged pistons, and fuel injection.

The meticulously tuned 2-into-1 system has a throaty exhaust and also 3-way catalyst to reduce air pollution.

The carefully chassis contributes to an exceptionally feeling riders are sure to The double-cradle steel main offers an ideal rigidity in the longitudinal, lateral, and torsional using the engine as a stressed With the engine mounting slightly forward for optimum weight distribution and its large, front wheel, V Star 950 has handling performance.

The V Star 950 fuel economy up to an estimated 47 with a fuel tank holds 4.5 gallons of gas.

are real steel, front and That adds to the quality and feel, and makes customization


942cc, air-cooled, 4-valves per cylinder, 60 V-twin outstanding low- and mid-range — maximum torque is at only 3,500 rpm — for cruising performance.

One-piece heads feature 4-valves per to provide optimum volumetric or efficiency for maximum power More fuel / air mixture the combustion chamber means power output. Two smaller valves allow more air than a single large

Two smaller valves (lighter) allow for higher rpms valve float.

Pent type combustion with squish area forces the / air mixture toward the centre of the chamber (and the centrally long reach spark for faster, more complete and hence improved power and emissions.

Cylinder heads buff polished fins for a appearance, while the cylinder covers are chromed.

The SOHC train features 31.5mm and 28mm exhaust valves single valve springs reduce friction and power Specially designed Y shaped arms activate the valves. The rocker system utilizes bearings that roll on the cam lobes allowing the lift of 2 at the same time without excessive camshaft wear and

Auto adjusting cam chain are used to reduce mechanical noise and maintenance

Lightweight aluminium cylinders feature composite plating for superior dissipation for excellent cooling, friction, reduced weight and engine life.

Single pin crankshaft is used to enhance character and exhaust note.

top, lightweight forged pistons provide excellent while reducing reciprocating for fast throttle response.

Wet oil delivery system features an access spin-on type oil A traditional dipstick is used to oil level.

Classic side large capacity, 3 litre air box an easy access, high-flow paper-type filter. Its design and compliments the V-twin engine The outer cover is chromed.

bore, 35mm throttle fuel injection system TPS (Throttle Position Sensor) and ISC Speed Control). This is a loop system that a heated oxygen sensor. The sensor feeds back to the ECU which in turn adjusts the mixture for maximum power minimum emissions.

The oxygen is located before the mufflers, so the use of slip-on mufflers will not this system.

4-hole, spray, Denso fuel are used for excellent fuel and more complete combustion filling. There is one injector per

Fuel injection benefits improved fuel economy; starting, reduced emissions, and drivability. The XVS950 has been to provide a very linear response for easy riding.

32 bit ECU controls the ignition and fuel process

Stylish 2 into 1 system features a 3-way catalyser at the entry point to the The catalyser reduces harmful emissions, while the dual type muffler produces a throaty V-Twin exhaust

Multi-plate outer pull wet clutch is used. Lever is light and easy.

5-speed features optimized gear for excellent city and highway Transmission gears use straight cut for smooth, positive shifting. 5th delivers outstanding cruising and reduced rpms at highway

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

Transistorized ignition (T.C.I.) provides a hot for sure starts and is maintenance-free.

quiet belt drive is extremely low maintenance and simplifies The belt features Aramid for excellent strength and reduced

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

Yamaha V-Star 950

chromed engine parts this motorcycle’s quality


Double steel frame offers ergonomics, great handling and a low height. This frame a 4-point rigid engine system to optimize the overall balance for superior handling. The is a stressed member of the frame.

is 32 degrees. The engine is mounted low in the to provide a low center of gravity for a easy handling feel.

Box steel swingarm compliments the

The V-Star 950 features one of the lowest heights in its class (675mm / making it very easy for riders to place both flat on the ground, an important for novice or shorter riders.

The (1685mm / 66) wheelbase provides stable and precise handling at all Both of these benefits help instil confidence in riders.

New Style Classic design concept is based on a streamline running along the body surface. This design highlights a new low, and lighter image than old style cruisers. The long, low means spacious ergonomics lots of leg room, which both rider and passenger

Beefy 41mm front features stylish large-diameter fork covers. Wheel is 135mm (5.3) for a smooth, ride.

Monocross style, bottom link rear centralizes mass for light, handling. The linkage system a rising rate or progressive that provides excellent on small bumps then in firmness for large bumps.

preload adjustable rear is vertically mounted behind the and is tucked out of sight for that classic hardtail look. wheel travel is 110mm The 9 positions of spring preload allows the rider to tailor preload to suit rider load and road conditions.

large 320mm front brake features a pin slide-type with twin pistons for confidence-inspiring stopping power.

298 mm disc brake is squeezed by piston caliper mounted to the of the swingarm. This design not helps to hide the caliper but lowers the center of gravity for handling.

1 inch diameter, back handlebars are easy to and enhance the riding position for rider comfort. Chromed bar end reduce vibration for excellent comfort.

17 litre teardrop fuel tank compliments the low New Style Classic body The reserve portion of the tank is 3.7

Separate rider and passenger offers excellent comfort and for all day riding fun. Rider height is only 675mm or inches off the ground. The front of the rider seat is narrow to it even easier to touch the

The passenger portion of the seat can be removed if desired.

Front and fenders are made of steel for customization and demonstrate the quality of

Full-size, floating-type rider are roomy and comfortably positioned also helping reduce There is a replaceable scraper on the lower edge of the board.

Lightweight 8-spoke cast wheels are fitted wide tires. These stylish feature a split spoke Front wheel is 3.50 wide fitted with a 18 bias tire, while the is 4.5 inches wide fitted a 170/70x 16 bias tire.

fuel tank mounted features an analog speedometer, odometer, dual tripmeters, low tripmeter, clock and low fuel light. The instrument illumination can to suit the rider’s preference via the RHS gear.

Handlebar switch allows the operator to change meter functions via buttons on the RHS switch, thereby eliminating the to take your hands off the to tab through the main instrument

60/55 watt high halogen headlight emphasizes the New Classic body styling. The is adjustable up and down plus and right.

New Style Classic design.


Industry-leading family fit and finish features lustrous paint and extensive accents creating a machine as as it is powerful.

Extra wide aluminium front brake and levers provide a quality

High output 460 watt

Electric fuel pump

lightweight, compact, sealed ensures fuss-free, dependable

Upper lower belt help prevent debris entering the belt and pulley

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