Yamaha XVZ12 Venture: history, specs, pictures
|Also called||XVZ12T, XVZ 12 T, Venture Royale|
|Production||1984 - 1988|
|Bore / Stroke||76.0mm x 66.0mm|
|Top Speed||119 mph (192 km/h)|
|Horsepower||94.94 HP (70.8 KW) @ 7000RPM|
|Spark Plug||NGK DPR8EA-9 '83-85|
|Battery||YUASA SY50-N18L-AT '83-85|
|Transmission||Gear box: 5-speed
Final Drive: shaft drive (cardan)
|Final Drive||Shaft `83-85|
|Brakes||Front: dual disc
Rear: single disc
|Weight||325.0 kg (wet)|
|Oil Filter||K&N KN-146|
|Recommended Oil||Yamalube 10w-40|
|Fuel Capacity||5.28 Gallon (20.00 Liters)|
The Yamaha XVZ12 is a touring motorcycle produced by Yamaha between 1984 and 1988 and more commonly known as the Venture Royale. It could reach a top speed of 119 mph (192 km/h). Claimed horsepower was 94.94 HP (70.8 KW) @ 7000 RPM.
When Yamaha created the Venture Touring Bike, it went all the way. It was also the first liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, V-4 Yamaha and featured adjustable air suspension, luggage and stereo radio as standard equipment.
Engine[edit | edit source]
Drive[edit | edit source]
The bike has a 5-speed transmission.
Chassis[edit | edit source]
It came with a 120/80-18 front tire and a 140190-16 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via dual disc in the front and a single disc in the rear. The XVZ12T was fitted with a 5.28 Gallon (20.00 Liters) fuel tank.
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1984[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- 2019 Western Power Sports Catalog. Western Power Sports. 2019.