2012 Yamaha V Star 950 Review —

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Big-cruiser feel of the nicely mid-displacement variety

The 60-degree engine powering the V Star 950 EFI, a 4-valve-per-cylinder, SOHC with roller rocker and ceramic-composite plated cylinders, its heat into the passing instead of a surrounding water

The Mikuni fuel injection draws air from a three-liter and fuel from a 4.5-gallon gas to feed their mixture to the two via dual side-draft throttle Once inside the 85mm x cylinders, two forged-aluminum pistons the mixture against pentroof chambers at a 9.0:1 compression Spent gases flow a 2-into-1 exhaust system a dual expansion chamber that sounds somewhat

Fuel efficiency is a claimed 47

The V Star 950 and the 950 Tourer (featuring hard saddlebags, a backrest and a for an extra $1,000) come with modest amounts of but owners can exercise the option to the amount of shiny parts a copious selection of OE chrome or darken the bike’s profile the Jeff Palhegyi Signature of “Midnight” accessories.

The Liquid Silver standard 950 V at a recent press launch was with the following Star

Quick-release short windscreen and $537.90

Hard Saddlebags by and mounts: $899.90

Windshield $89.95

Comfort Cruise seat: $299.95

Big Bar engine $179.95

Custom Midnight $426.70

Yamaha V-Star 950

Running lights kit:

Billet license plate $84.95

Chrome belt $119.95

Grand total for all goodies comes to $2,949, but focus on the first two items, the windscreen and hard saddlebags. they retail for $1,438, the price of the standard V Star 950 to than the MSRP of the Tourer However, the Tourer’s windscreen is not of the variety, and given a choice the two, we’ll take the windscreen and its ability to easily the 950 Star to various duties.

Mileage gobbling on your way to a retreat, simply snap the in place before leaving snap it off and remand it to your room while tooling the local area — very

The HardStreet saddlebags, on the other aren’t conducive to long Attractive and color-matched but short and with only 3,600 cu. in. of the bags aren’t meant for distances. A person can, choose to purchase the same found on Tourer model for bags and mounts) and increase the capacity to a combined 4,600 cu. in.

Star has available less saddlebag options, and there’s the aftermarket, but the quick-release windscreen is a convenience for which we’re to pay. The quick-release screen is in short, medium and tall but we preferred the shorter screen as it minimal wind disturbance .

Yamaha V-Star 950
Yamaha V-Star 950
Yamaha V-Star 950

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