Yamaha Stratoliner: review, history, specs
|Front Tire||130/70-18 '06-07|
|Rear Tire||170/80-15 '06-07|
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|Also called||Stratoliner Midnight, Stratoliner Deluxe, Stratoliner S|
|Production||2006 - 2014|
|Engine||air-cooled 48° V-twin; pushrod OHV, 4 valves/cylinder|
|Bore / Stroke||99.1mm x 99.1mm|
|Horse Power||6.03 HP (4.5 KW) @ 4250RPM|
|Torque||123.92 ft/lbs (168.0 Nm) @ 2500RPM|
|Ignition type||tci: transistor controlled ignition|
|Transmission||Gear box: 5-speed, return |
Final Drive: Belt
|Suspension||Front: 46mm telescopic fork; 5.1-in travel |
Rear: Single shock; 4.3-in travel
|Brakes||Front: Dual hydraulic disc, 298mm |
Rear: Hydraulic disc, 320mm
|Wheelbase||67.52 inches (1715 mm)|
|Dimensions||L 101.61 inches (2581 mm)|
W 41.5 inches (1054 mm)
H 59.61 inches (1514 mm)
|Seat height||27.8 inches (706 mm)|
|Weight||757.95 pounds (343.8 Kg) (dry), 369.0 kg (wet)|
|Fuel capacity||4.5 Gallon (17.03 Liters)|
|Fuel consumption||5.60 liters/100 km (17.9 km/l or 42.00 mpg)|
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The Yamaha Stratoliner Deluxe was a air-cooled 48° V-twin; pushrod OHV, 4 valves/cylinder Cruiser motorcycle produced by Yamaha between 2006 and 2014. Max torque was 123.92 ft/lbs (168.0 Nm) @ 2500 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 6.03 HP (4.5 KW) @ 4250 RPM.
- 1 Engine
- 2 Drive
- 3 Chassis
- 4 2006 Yamaha Stratoliner S
- 5 2006 Yamaha Stratoliner Midnight
- 6 2006 Yamaha Stratoliner
- 7 2007 Yamaha Stratoliner S
- 8 2007 Yamaha Stratoliner
- 9 2007 Yamaha Stratoliner Midnight
- 10 2008 Yamaha Stratoliner S
- 11 2008 Yamaha Stratoliner Midnight
- 12 2009 Yamaha Stratoliner
- 13 2009 Yamaha Stratoliner S
- 14 2009 Yamaha Stratoliner Midnight
- 15 2010 Yamaha Stratoliner S
- 16 2010 Yamaha Stratoliner Deluxe
- 17 2011 Yamaha Stratoliner Deluxe
- 18 2012 Yamaha Stratoliner S
- 19 2012 Yamaha Stratoliner Deluxe
- 20 2013 Yamaha Stratoliner S
- 21 2014 Yamaha Stratoliner S
- 22 2014 Yamaha Stratoliner Deluxe
The engine was a air cooled air-cooled 48° V-twin; pushrod OHV, 4 valves/cylinder. A 99.1mm bore x 99.1mm stroke result in a displacement of just 1854.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a overhead valves (ohv).
The bike has a 5-speed, return transmission. Power was moderated via the Wet, multiplate.
It came with a 130/70-18 front tire and a 190/60-17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via Dual hydraulic disc, 298mm in the front and a Hydraulic disc, 320mm in the rear. The front suspension was a 46mm telescopic fork; 5.1-in travel while the rear was equipped with a Single shock; 4.3-in travel. The Stratoliner Deluxe was fitted with a 4.5 Gallon (17.03 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 757.95 pounds (343.8 Kg). The wheelbase was 67.52 inches (1715 mm) long.
2006 Yamaha Stratoliner S
The S version of the 2005 Stratoliner gets chromed switchgear, front brake and clutch master cylinders, a detachable windscreen and passenger backrest, allowing riders to change the attire of the machine in only minutes, for short rides and longer hauls, as well. The saddlebags of the 2005 Stratoliner S are covered in leather and are lockable, too.
Despie being a rather big cruiser, the Star 2005 Stratoliner S uses a lightweight aluminum frame for exceptional road stance. The bike shares all the high-tech feats of the base Stratoliner model, with the same brawny 1853cc airhead v-twin and 5-spoeed transmission.
2006 Yamaha Stratoliner Midnight
If you liked the 2005 Stratoliner, then you'll love its Midnight version. It retains all the cool technological solutions making it a cruiser to die for, while adding in the sober, elegant glossy black livery with contrasting chrome accents to make a bold styling statement.
With a heap of new engine parts for this model year, the Stratoliner family is better than ever, packing punch to live up to the most demanding of expectations from connoisseur riders. For weekend rides and longer hauls alike, the 2005 Stratoliner Midnight is one of the consummate machines.
2006 Yamaha Stratoliner
Classic by looks and utterly futuristic "under the hood", the 2005 Stratoliner is Yamaha's premium Star cruiser. Big, powerful and ariding like a dream, this bike is the expression of retro styling reinterpreted into shapes with a modern touch. The 1853cc air-cooled v-twin got an EFI system fro crisp and precise acceleration with improved mileage, while the cylinders received Yamaha's top-drawer ceramic coating.
The 2005 Stratoliner also gets self-canceling turn signals with clear lenses, LED tail lights, a low fuel light, a sealed battery, a fork lock ignition, extra wide brake and clutch levers, a detachable windshield. With a heap of all-new and redesigned parts, the 2005 Stratoliner is ready to turn heads.
2007 Yamaha Stratoliner S
With the S in its model name standing for "shiny", the 2006 Stratoliner S is a surprising presence wherever it may show up. Yamaha made liberal use of chrome for this bike, and there are only a few places which haven't been covered in a luxurious coat of shiny metal. On the tech side, this bike is all-Statoliner down to every last nut and bolt, so you know that performance will be stellar. If killer chrome looks are your thing, then the 2006 Stratoliner S should be the name of your next toy.
2007 Yamaha Stratoliner
There is something stellar about the Stratoliner, as it boasts power and low-end torque on tap, while sporting a massive head-turning factor. Classic to the bone, with plenty of chromed-out accents and equipped to ride past the state line right out of the box, the 2006 Stratoliner comes with a generous, detachable windscreen, rider floorboards, a passenger backrest and leather-clad hard saddlebags with lockable latches for increased safety.
The 2006 Stratoliner rolls with an air/ oil-cooled 1854cc v-twin, with the peak torque already available from 2500 rpm. Massive forks and a modern adjustable link-type rear shock smooth out the road unevenness and allow you to enjoy the ride, no matter how long it can get.
2007 Yamaha Stratoliner Midnight
Just like all the cool Yamaha cruisers, the 2006 Stratoliner has received a Midnight version. All-black, sober and almost menacing, the 2006 Stratoliner Midnight retains all the features of the base model, but brings forth a glossy black livery, with a black paint job for the engine, polished fins and other matching shiny accents to go with those.
The 1854cc v-twin is the same good old beast, with so much torque it's almost silly. Passing and uphill power is a slight twist of the throttle away, and you'll be thrilled to feel the grunt of this bike as it quickly builds up speed even though you're riding with a passenger and fully-loaded.
2008 Yamaha Stratoliner S
The 2008 MY Stratoliner S epitomizes the awesome character of Yamaha's big-bore cruisers. A bike with a massive 1854cc air-cooled v-twin engine and plenty of real estate for two, this machine brings classic and modern cues together into a surprising mix. Leather clad hard cases, a tall windscreen, a generous passenger backrest, rider floorboards and plenty of chrome in all the right places are complemented by impeccable two-tone paint, lightweight cast wheels, LED lights and a top-notch EFI system.
Ready for touring straight from the box, the Stratoliner S will also turn heads on every road.
2008 Yamaha Stratoliner Midnight
It was simply inconceivable that a premium cruiser such as the Stratoliner was left without a Midnight version, so here's the 2008 MY machine, all dressed in a sober black livery, with both glossy and matte accents beautifully contrasting with the rich chromed out parts. As if a big,and finished to perfection down to minute details bike was not enough, Yamaha ups the ante with the 2008 MY of the Stratoliner Midnight is one of the cruiser elite.
Leather clad hard cases, a generous windscreen, black covers, and tall passenger backrest are great complements for the beefy 1854cc v-twin. However, the cast wheels could have also been blackened out for an even more impressive stance.
2009 Yamaha Stratoliner
A pair of streamlined leather-covered, locking, hard sidebags, an adjustable, quick-detachable windshield and a quick-detachable passenger backrest make the Stratoliner excellent for long hauls and short trips. Powerful and beautiful 113-cubic-inch (1854cc) air-cooled, pushrod V-twin produces great thrust at any speed.Twin-bore downdraft electronic fuel injection ensures optimum engine efficiency and throttle response in the widest possible range of conditions.Neo-streamline design, gives the Stratoliner a completely distinctive look.Long and low aluminum frame provides great looks and light handling unlike any other full-size cruiser, thanks to a low center of gravity feel and a near 50/50 weight distribution on the front and rear wheels.The Star® Accessories Catalog is packed full of high-quality parts that invite Star owners to fully express their individuality.
2009 Yamaha Stratoliner S
With easily-detachable windscreen and passenger backrest, the 2009 MY Stratoliner S can change hides in seconds. A big touring machine might be less handy in the busy city, but shedding off the non-essential accessories makes it more nimble and suitable for daily rides. Plan a longer trip with a passenger? Load these add-ons in instants and ready your luggage.
The Stratoliner S has 1854cc of air-cooled, fuel-injected might, with more power and torque than it's safe to even talk about for casual roads, premium comfort and styling that's hard to match. So you'd better make you reservations now...
2009 Yamaha Stratoliner Midnight
The 2009 MY Stratoliner Midnight carries on all the acclaimed features and character the base versions of the model boast, such as the massive torque and usable power of the 1854cc v-twin and premium cruising comfort backed by impeccable craftsmanship. The extra allure comes from the details of the Midnight trim, with matte black paint adorning most of the metal parts.
Sober, elegant and menacing even, the 2009 MY Stratoliner Midnight also comes with clear-lens self-canceling turn signals, ignition-integrated fork lock and a new low fuel warning light.
2010 Yamaha Stratoliner S
The Stratoliner S gets chrome switchgear, front brake and clutch master cylinders and levers, belt guard, fork and fork covers, handlebar clamps, shifter, front pulley cover, various engine covers, rear fender stay and polished wheels. A pair of streamlined leather-covered, locking, hard sidebags, an adjustable, quick-detachable windshield and a quick-detachable passenger backrest make the Stratoliner excellent for long hauls and short trips.
Powerful and beautiful, the 113-cubic-inch (1854cc) air-cooled, pushrod V-twin produces great thrust at any speed.Twin-bore downdraft electronic fuel injection ensures optimum engine efficiency and throttle response in the widest possible range of conditions.Neo-streamline design, gives the Stratoliner a completely distinctive look.Long and low aluminum frame provides great looks and light handling unlike any other full-size cruiser, thanks to a low center of gravity feel and a near 50/50 weight distribution on the front and rear wheels.The Star® Accessories Catalog is packed full of high-quality parts that invite Star owners to fully express their individuality.
2010 Yamaha Stratoliner Deluxe
The 2010 Stratoliner Deluxe carries on the premium features and comfort of the base model, but introduces even more luxury and convenience for an even better riding experience both across the town or across the state. This model year receives an all-new front fairing with a shorty windscreen and premium speakers, and new color-matching, locking and easily removable hard saddlebags, all matching the unmistakable style of this premium big-bore cruiser.
With 1854cc of air-cooled v-twin displacement, the Stratoliner Deluxe packs more than enough brawn for any scenario, regardless of whether we're talking about uphill roads or the open highways in the desert.
2011 Yamaha Stratoliner Deluxe
Feel like touring a large comfortable bike loaded with all the convenient features you'd normally expect to find in a car? Well, as crazy as it sounds, the 2010 Yamaha Stratoliner Deluxe is that kind of motorcycle: powered by a no-nonsense 1854cc V-twin beastly engine, and packed with nifty gadgets and advanced technology, this machine is great for that long-distance touring vacation you always dreamed of.
A huge fairing shields you and your passenger from the wind and rain, whether traveling at a low or a high speed, while the sculpted seat remains comfortable after long hours spent on the bike. An integrated audio system with MP3 and iPod connectors and handlebar controls makes sure you can also enjoy your fav tracks as you ride through the countryside, while the spacious watertight side cases can accommodate your personal belongings.
With an impeccable, premium craftsmanship and paint job, the 2011 MY Yamaha Stratoliner Deluxe is the bike you could be riding around the continent and still want to ride it some more.
2012 Yamaha Stratoliner S
The 2012 MY Yamaha Stratoliner S is a chromed-out cruiser which has been created for those riders who want to roll on with a classic-looking bike, while enjoying all the nifty technology of modern days. This 1854cc V-twin touring monster comes with leather-covered hardcases for storing personal belongings during trips and a quick-detachable windscreen. Want to ride in the city and don't need it? It goes away in minutes. Planning a longer vacation at highway speed? Load it back in and there you go.
A top-notch fuel injection system with throttle position sensor guarantees precise acceleration and easy cold starts, while offering good fuel economy, too. The sculpted seat provides a comfortable feel even after long hours spent on the bike, while the adjustable heel-toe shifter and floorboards contribute to an effortless ride. The 2012 MY Yamaha Stratoliner S also comes with a hassle-free belt final drive, allowing the rider to enjoy the bike even more.
2012 Yamaha Stratoliner Deluxe
The 2012 MY Yamaha Stratoliner Deluxe comes with even more handy features right from the factory, and the Garmin Zumo 665 GPS is one of them. The unit comes with navigation, Bluetooth, Sirius/XM satellite radio capability, real-time weather and traffic, road condition warnings and many more, to make trips safer and more pleasant.
This 1854cc V-twin touring monster comes with a huge bat-style fairing which protects you and your passenger from the wind and rain, whether traveling at a low or a high speed, while the sculpted seat remains comfortable after long hours spent on the bike.
An integrated audio system with MP3 and iPod connectors and handlebar controls makes sure you can also enjoy your fav tracks as you ride through the countryside, while the spacious watertight side cases can accommodate your personal belongings. With an impeccable, premium craftsmanship and paint job, the 2012 MY Yamaha Stratoliner Deluxe is the bike you could be riding around the continent and still want to ride it some more.
2013 Yamaha Stratoliner S
If a chromed-out cruiser is what you're looking for, look no further than the 2012 Yamaha Stratoliner S. This bike has been created for those riders who want to roll on with a classic-looking machine, while enjoying all the nifty technology of modern days.
With an 1854cc V-twin power plant, the 2012 Yamaha Stratoliner S comes with leather-covered hardcases for storing personal belongings during trips and a quick-detachable windscreen. Want to ride in the city and don't need it? It goes away in minutes. Planning a longer vacation at highway speed? Load it back in and there you go.
The fuel injection system with throttle position sensor guarantees precise acceleration and easy cold starts, while offering good fuel economy, too. The sculpted seat provides a comfortable feel even after long hours spent on the bike, while the adjustable heel-toe shifter and floorboards contribute to an effortless ride. The 2012 Yamaha Stratoliner S also comes with a maintenance-free belt final drive.
2014 Yamaha Stratoliner S
The 2013 Stratoliner S is Yamaha's treat for those in search of a dependable touring machine boasting all the classic looks and chrome trim, but built with a new approach to the tech side. Benefiting from the latest technological innovations, this massive 113cui (1,854cc) air-cooled v-twin delivers both the earth-shaking torque for strong accelerations and the high speed needed for highway hauls.
Complete with leather-covered hard cases for obvious touring purposes, the 2013 Stratoliner S can also receive multiple upgrades for both aesthetics and functionality, including matching sissy bars, highway pegs, windshield and more. With an aluminum frame engineered to provide both a light build and the strength needed for predictable handling and a great road stance. If American cruisers are not your thing, this big-bore Japanese machine could be a great alternative.
2014 Yamaha Stratoliner Deluxe
The 2013 Yamaha Stratoliner Deluxe is one of the niftiest big-bore baggers the Japanese manufacturer has to offer for the year-model, loaded with a heap of features and ready to hit the wide open road. With a fork-mounted fairing which offers improved protection against the elements and can accommodate a lot of gadgets, motorcycle touring is sure to change. It's this fairing where the Garmin GPS unit, stereo speakers and multimedia connectors, adding both style and functionality for the road trips.
Powered by the same mighty 113cui v-twin engine, the 2-013 Stratoliner Deluxe offers smooth, reliable operation thanks to the precise fuel injection, making starting easy regardless of weather conditions. The aluminum frame rolls on robust suspensions and cast wheels, while the liberal use of chrome makes a nice contrast with glossy paint and black accents.