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Yamaha V Star 1300
Manufacturer
Also called V-Star 1300 Deluxe SE, V Star 1300 Deluxe, V Star 1300 Tourer
Production 2007 - 2018
Class Cruiser
Engine
v2, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 100.0mm x 83.0mm
Compression ratio 9.5:1
Horsepower 70.54 HP (52.6 KW) @ 5500RPM
Torque 81.8 ft/lbs (110.9 Nm) @ 4000RPM
Ignition transistor controlled ignition
Spark Plug NGK LMAR7A-9 `08-16[1]
Battery YUASA YTX20L-BS
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed

Final Drive: belt

Clutch: multiplate wet clutch
Final Drive Shaft `08-16[1]
Suspension Front: 41mm telescopic fork
Rear: bottom-link-type monocross system with a gas charged single shock and adjustable spring preload
Brakes Front: double disc. hydraulic.
Rear: single disc. hydraulic.
Front Tire 130/90-m16
Rear Tire 170/70-b16
Wheelbase 66.5 inches (1689 mm)
Length 97.99 inches (2489 mm)
Width 39.41 inches (1001 mm)
Height 59.8 inches (1519 mm)
Seat Height 27.2 inches (691 mm)
Weight 668.0 pounds (303.0 Kg) (dry), 323.0 kg (wet)
Oil Capacity 0.98 Gallon (3.70 Liters)
Recommended Oil Yamalube 10w-40
Fuel Capacity 4.9 Gallon (18.55 Liters)
Fuel Consumption 5.60 liters/100 km (17.9 km/l or 42.00 mpg)
Manuals 2007 Yamaha XVS1300A W Owners Manual

2008 Yamaha XVS1300A X Owners Manual
2009 Yamaha XVS1300A Y Owners Manual
2010 Yamaha XVS1300A Z Owners Manual

2011 Yamaha XVS1300A A Owners Manual
More Manuals


The Yamaha V Star 1300 Tourer was a v2, four-stroke Cruiser motorcycle produced by Yamaha between 2007 and 2018. Max torque was 81.8 ft/lbs (110.9 Nm) @ 4000 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a liquid cooled v2, four-stroke. A 100.0mm bore x 83.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 1311.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a single overhead cams (sohc).

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 5-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the multiplate wet clutch.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 130/90-m16 front tire and a 170/70-b16 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via double disc. hydraulic. in the front and a single disc. hydraulic. in the rear. The front suspension was a 41mm telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a bottom-link-type monocross system with a gas charged single shock and adjustable spring preload. The V Star 1300 Tourer was fitted with a 4.9 Gallon (18.55 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 668.0 pounds (303.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 66.5 inches (1689 mm) long.


2007 Yamaha V-Star 1300[edit]

Slotting in the middle of the displacement charts in Star's line-up, the 2006 V-Star 1300 is a great choice for those in search of a cruiser with plenty of character and real estate for two, but with a more moderate approach to power and displacement. Far from being a slacker, this bike is only a more tamed version of the biggest-displacement beasts, and is fully-capable to keep up the pace with any other bikes in its class.

Slow, slender and properly cool, the bike looks as sharp as any other classic cruiser. The 1304cc v-twin gets liquid cooling for better performance in very hot weather, while the short stroke ensures a great tone for the chunky exhaust. Add ins cast wheels, beefy tires, a retro-looks modern-tech speedo and a vintage headlight with revised, modern cues and chrome in all the right places.


2008 Yamaha V-Star 1300[edit]

An 1.3-liter v-twin is considered a middleweight machine in the cruiser world. However, the 2008 MY V-Star 1300 does not come with mediocre performance and is one of the really popular bikes among those in search for a motorcycle which feels just right. Packing plenty of power for both fast city rides and for two-up vacations, the V-Star 1300 is still non-intimidating: its low seat offers a reassuring foothold, while the ample bars make steering effortless.

Classic by looks, modern by performance and feel, the 2008 MY V-Star 1300 also has plenty of chrome to show off.


2009 Yamaha V-Star 1300[edit]

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The 2009 MY V-Star 1300 brings forth a nifty solution for all the basic needs a cruiser enthusiast may have: plenty of power and torque for dependable road use in any conditions, classic styling which blends in heritage and modern cues, a precise throttle feel thanks to the EFI system and a reassuring feeling of being a bike just the right size.

Massive and streamlined, the 2009 MY V-Star 1300 also sports chrome accents in all the right places, without being excessively flamboyant, but gloriously avoiding being dull or "just another cruiser out there".


2010 Yamaha V-Star 1300[edit]

Midsize Star brings modern classic styling along for a lighter, sportier, hot-rod-inspired ride. 80-cubic-inch (1304cc) liquid-cooled, fuel-injected V-twin produces excellent power across the board along with a highly stimulating exhaust note. Modern-classic design, including a flangeless gas tank and two-into-one exhaust, gives the V Star 1300 that distinctive Star look. Steel chassis gets 48 percent of the bike’s weight on the front tire, for quick, light handling and maneuverability. Authentic cruiser features such as belt drive and steel fenders open up the customization possibilities even further. The V Star 1300 achieves fuel economy up to an estimated 42 mpg with a fuel tank that holds 4.9 gallons of gas.


2011 Yamaha V-Star 1300[edit]

Slotted in the upper-middleweight displacement class, the 2011 MY V-Star 1300 arrives with top-notch cruiser technology and thrilling looks. This bike is designed alongside the lines of the classic motorcycles of the 50's, but with a modern approach to this theme, mostly because we're dealing with a much bigger displacement than what the bikes of yore sported.

The V-Star 1300 is loaded with a liquid-cooled, injected 1304cc v-twin, mated to a 5-speed transmission and sports a belt final drive. The impeccable Star craftsmanship is backed by luxurious chrome accents, jumbo brake and clutch levers, self-canceling clear-lens turn signals and plenty of real estate for both rider and passenger for a comfy ride in the city or across the state line.


2012 Yamaha V-Star 1300[edit]

The 2012 MY V-Star 1300 is the basic middleweight cruiser for people in search of a no-frills, all-thrills bike suitable for both commuting or daily urban/sub-urban rides and for longer trips. This cruiser sports a streamlined design, with a low, classic tank, beefy headlight and compact attire, yet it provides plenty of leg room and a comfortable riding position thanks to the full floorboards.

The pull-back handlebars reach to the sculpted seat and are a natural elongation of the racked-out fork. Black and chrome accents are a nifty complement to the deep red lacquered paint, making this bike stand form the middleweight crowd.


2012 Yamaha V Star 1300[edit]

The 2011 Yamaha V Star 1300 is the perfect choice for those looking for a mid-size bike with hot-rod looks and sporting impeccable craftsmanship and modern technology, while retaining all the classic, inspiring looks of the old-school machines.

An 1304cc V-twin injected engine delivers usable torque right from idle, while granting pleasant highway fun, too, solo or two-up. Hidden cooling lines and a tidy design make this bike look sly and lean, while the bar-mounted LCD instrumentation evokes the retro styling incorporating the modern-era technology.

A dish, sculpted seat offers great comfort even after long hours spent on the bike, while the adjustable rear suspension and massive rotors ensure a smooth, safe ride. Further customization options are available thanks to Yamaha's dedicated line of accessories.


2012 Yamaha V Star 1300 Tourer[edit]

The 2011 V Star 1300 Tourer is a better-equipped version of the base model, created especially for those who like longer trips on their bike. Sporting all the nice features which have made the V Star 1300 such a coveted machine, the Tourer version brings even more convenience, storage and roadworthy enhancements made to offer a pleasant ride.

Touring-oriented accessories, such as a generous windscreen, leather-wrapped side cases and sissybar, are offered as standard, while the catalog provides countless other ways to customize your bike.

Also packing lots of chromed parts, the 2011 V Star 1300 Tourer brings together the classic looks and modern tech: the top-notch injected 1304cc V-twin couples with the 5-speed gearbox and the maintenance-free belt transmission and offer precise, lag-free acceleration, making the 2011 Tourer a beast fit for city, mountain roads and highways, alike.


2013 Yamaha XVS1300A Midnight Star[edit]

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If the 1854cc Midnight Star is a bit overkill for you, or if you're on a tighter budget, but would still throw a leg over some awesome Yamaha cruiser machinery, maybe you should be looking into the 2013 XVS1300A Midnight Star. Boasting the same might looks and commanding neo-streamline cruiser design, the smaller Midnight Star packs in a smaller v-twin power plant in a more maneuverable and less intimidating motorcycle.

Drawing its cues from the 30s' cruisers and proudly displaying a long and low chassis, the 2012 XVS1300A Midnight Star offers a laid back riding stance with a modern approach to power and torque deployment. For relaxed riding up mountain roads or fierce acceleration on the highway, the 2012 Yamaha XVS1300A Midnight Star has all it needs.

2013 Yamaha V Star 1300 Deluxe[edit]

The 2012 Yamaha V Star 1300 Deluxe is the flagship of the big V line, and offer top-drawer equipment for the discerning rider. Full with nifty and functional features, the Deluxe version will make long-distance touring more pleasant, allowing rider and passenger to enjoy their trip even more.

A generous bat-wing-style fairing protects the rider and houses the audio system's speakers, while the handlebar-mounted command buttons let you control music and radio with ease. Leather-wrapped side cases and passenger backrest, a Garmin GPS navigation system with Bluetooth connectivity will help you get to your destination and integrate your smartphone.

The 2012 V Star 1300 Deluxe mixes the classic bagger looks and modern technology. A top-notch injected 1304cc V-twin drivers the 5-speed gearbox and the maintenance-free belt transmission and offer precise, lag-free acceleration, for great rider in the city , on highways or countryside roads, too.


2013 Yamaha V Star 1300[edit]

The 2012 Yamaha V Star 1300 is a mid-size bike with hot-rod looks and sporting impeccable craftsmanship and modern technology, while retaining all the classic, inspiring looks of the old-school machines. All in all, a bobber with exceptional cross-town abilities thanks to its brawny nature.

With a powerful 1304cc V-twin injected engine and lots of torque right off idle, the 2012 V Star 1300 is a pleasant highway machine that's ready to take on the urban maze, too. Hidden cooling lines and a tidy design make this bike look sly and lean, while the bar-mounted LCD instrumentation evokes the retro styling incorporating the modern-era technology.

The revised ergonomics of the seat offers great comfort even after long hours spent on the bike, while the adjustable rear suspension and massive rotors ensure a smooth, safe ride. Further customization options are available thanks to Yamaha's dedicated line of accessories, so there's even more to the 2012 Yamaha V Star 1300.


2013 Yamaha V Star 1300 Tourer[edit]

The 2012 Yamaha V Star 1300 Tourer is a variation of the basic 1300 model, created especially for those who like longer trips on their bike. Sporting all the nice features which have made the V Star 1300 such a coveted machine, the Tourer version brings even more convenience, storage, and roadworthy enhancements made to offer a pleasant ride, with the same style.

Touring-oriented accessories, such as a generous windscreen, leather-wrapped side cases and passenger backrest are offered as standard, while the catalog provides countless other ways to customize your bike in terms of both functionality and aesthetics.

Also packing lots of chromed parts, the 2012 V Star 1300 Tourer brings together the classic looks and modern tech: the top-notch injected 1304cc V-twin couples with the 5-speed gearbox and the maintenance-free belt transmission and offer precise, lag-free acceleration, making this machine a vehicle fit for city, highways, and countryside roads, too.


2014 Yamaha V Star 1300 Tourer[edit]

In case overnight trips and longer journeys beyond the state line are common preoccupations, a cruiser such as the 2013 V Star 1300 Tourer might be one of the good moves for a bike who likes classic looks. Building on the proven heritage of the V Star 1300, the Tourer retains all the nifty tech feats which make riding a pleasurable, rewarding experience, and adds function-focused accessories to bring more comfort and peace of mind.

The Tourer brings in leather-covered hardcase saddlebags and a full-sized windshield for better protection against wind and rain during longer journeys. Together with the rest of the available accessories, riders can add a personal custom note to this bike and enjoy riding it on even longer trips.


2014 Yamaha V Star 1300[edit]

The 2013 V Star 1300 is a nifty cruiser designed for those who believe that a liter-class engine is a bit too small, but are not into throwing a leg over a big-bore chopper either. With an 1,304cc v-twin powering this machine, riders can rest assured they have plenty of torque and power on tap for both fast acceleration, slow, winding uphill mountain roads and long hauls at a comfortable highway speed.

The classic shape and chromed parts are beautifully complemented by the modern technology: the engine is fuel-injected and liquid-cooled and sports an aggressive cam timing, the hardtail looks come with a linkage-type rear shock for a comfy and predictable feel, while chunky brake discs provide dependable stopping force. Floorboards included as standard equipment.


2014 Yamaha V Star 1300 Deluxe[edit]

The 2013 V Star 1300 Deluxe takes off where the 1300 Tourer left off and adds the ultimate touring-worthy trim to this liquid-cooled machine, in terms of both comfort and style. Since choosing a Deluxe tourer means you're going to spend a lot of time aboard the machine and that's where features such as the fork-mounted full fairing, Garmin GPS and stereo system with iPod, iPhone and MP3 connectivity come into place.

Offering increased protection, the front fairing also comes with a tall windshield for even more shielding against the elements and houses the stereo speakers. With chrome accents, the classic cruiser style is retained, despite the modern liquid cooling system with smartly hidden coolant routes from sight.


2015 Yamaha V Star 1300 Deluxe[edit]

For 2014 Yamaha decided to take the V Star 1300 Tourer to the next level, in the shape of the 2015 MY Yamaha V Star 1300 Deluxe. It can rival the modern day full-size tourers, thanks to the addition of a fork mounted fairing, which houses a fully integrated dash and audio system with iPod, iPhone and mp3 compatibility, plus a waterproof Garmin GPS. Other features such as the hard, lockable saddlebags and the rider floorboards only add to the desirability of this two-wheeler.

In the tech/egnine side, it sports the latest technologies straight from the Land of the Rising Sun, to ensure a comfortable and powerful ride, no matter the road conditions, plus a 1304cc, liquid-cooled V-twin powerplant, which develops power and thrust comparable with the big-bore cruiser engines.


2015 Yamaha V Star 1300[edit]

For riders who want plenty of grunt out of their cruiser, but don't want the hassle of a big-bore engine, the Japanese from Star present the 2015 MY Yamaha V Star 1300, a midsize cruiser, that has plenty of kick and punch, but still keeps a tempered composure, making it suitable for less experienced riders, also. It sports a modern, four-stroke, liquid-cooled, 1304cc V-twin powerplant, that can easily provide enough thrust for motorway passes, and enough power for winding, uphill mountain roads.

Visual features such as the Star quality paint, a 3D tank emblem, plus lots of chrome embellishments offer the trademark Star series custom looks. Rider floorboards come as standard.


2015 Yamaha V Star 1300 Tourer[edit]

If you are the kind of rider that enjoys long rides, across-country or even continents, yet you are a fan of the custom cruiser look, than the 2015 MY Yamaha V Star 1300 Tourer might be the one for you. Sporting a number of features that significantly increase its touring capabilities, such as the leather-wrapped hard saddlebags, a passenger backrest and a windshield, the 1300 Tourer is suitably-equipped for weeks in a row on motorways, mountain roads and countryside hills.

Its liquid-cooled, 1304cc powerplant is packed full of all the latest technologies the House of Iwata have developed in years of race-experience, as a 21st century motorcycle should be. On the visual side, it follows to the letter the Star recipe of custom-like looks and proper cruiser stance, sure to turn heads wherever one decides to ride it.


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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2019 Western Power Sports Catalog. Western Power Sports. 2019.