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2009 Yamaha V Star 950 Base

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2009 Yamaha V Star 950 Base

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Identification
Model Type  Cruiser
BASE MSRP(US)  $7,890.00
Dealers Yamaha Dealers
Warranty  12
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Finance
Engine:  
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Cooling  Air
Valves  4
Valves Per Cylinder  2
Valve Configuration  SOHC
Bore (mm/in)  85 / 3.35
Stroke (mm/in)  83 / 3.27
Displacement (cc/ci)  942 / 57.5
Compression Ratio  9.0:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
US Miles Per Gallon (Combined)  47
Fuel Type  Gas
Fuel Injector  Yes
Carburetor  No
Carburetion Type  Fuel Injected
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  5
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Belt
Reverse  No
Heel Toe Shifter  Standard
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Tube / Tubeless  Tubed
Front Tire Width  130
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  70
Front Tire Speed Rating  H
Front Wheel Diameter  16
Rear Tire Width  170
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  70
Rear Tire Speed Rating  H
Rear Wheel Diameter  16
Front Tire (Full Spec)  130/70 R16
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  170/70 R16
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  12.6 / 320
Rear Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)  11.7 / 298
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  Telescopic Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)  1.6 / 41
Front Travel (in/mm)  5.3 / 134.6
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load  No
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Steering Damper  No
Rear Suspension Type  Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Travel (in/mm)  4.3 / 109.2
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  No
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  1
Air Adjustable  No
Steering:  
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  7.99
Width (in/mm)  39.4 / 1000.8
Height (in/mm)  42.5 / 1079.5
Wheelbase (in/mm)  66.3 / 1684
Length (ft/ft)  8
Length (ft/in)  0
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)  612 / 277.6
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  4.4 / 16.7
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  1.54
Seats:  
Seat Type  Two-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  26.5 / 673.1
Number Of Seats  2
Detachable Passenger Seat  Standard
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Exterior:  
Frame  Steel
Floor Board Location  Driver
Hand Grips  Standard
Foot Peg Location  Passenger
Chain Guard  No
Drive Shaft Guard  No
Fork Guards  Yes
Saddle Bag Guard  No
Tank Guard  No
Belt Guard  Yes
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Exhaust Guard  Yes
Light Guard  No
Radiator Cover  No
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Stand Type  Kick
Handlebars  Standard
Instrumentation:  
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Clock  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Fuel Level Warning Type  Light
Pricing:  
Warranty (Months/Condition)  12 / Limited
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Cruiser
Manufacturer Country  Japan
Introduction Year  2009
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age  16
NADATrimID  33709
Display Name  V Star 950
Paint & Finish:  
Metallic  No
Storage:  
Underseat Storage  Standard
Lockable Storage  Standard
Lights:  
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard

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I Love IT!
By Chris Copeland(Owner), Mar. 7, 2010
Ive had severly diffrent bikes threw the years. All are great, fun to ride. I never had a brand new one. Once had a V Star with only 50 mile, but it was 3 years old when I bought the bike. I wonted a bike that did not throttle out at 60mph that I was comfortiable with.I am 5'6'' 150lbs and once I r... Read Full Review

 

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Great BIke !!
By jim(Owner), Nov. 7, 2009
Have owned this bike for three months now. Previously had a 500cc Honda. This bike, for the money, can't be beat. It is a fantastic handleing bike, plenty of torque, nimble in the turns and overall puts a smile on your face when ever you take it out. Looked at them all, settled for this one and glad... Read Full Review

 

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Great Bike!
By Rusty Baker(Owner), Jul. 13, 2010
I bought the bike in Oct. of last year. Looked and compared with the Kaw. Vulcan 900, Sportster 1200, but settled for the 950 and I made the right choice. The lines on this bike are great. Handling and performance are second to none and the looks aren't bad either. I've already amassed over 4100 mi.... Read Full Review

 

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my fifth and last
By anthony javier(Owner), Dec. 14, 2009
i was waiting for this bike since last year and finally i got my v star 950, i already got four bike, but this bike really stand out with all four, im 5'5'' tall, this bike got everything i want in a bike,low ride,smooth shifting,nice design and the power is great.the first time i ride it ,i got in... Read Full Review

 

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Back to riding after 10 years....Second bike ever!
By C Miller(Owner), Nov. 1, 2010
If you are new to riding you will love this bike. The power and weight distribution are just right for a beginner yet more than adequate for most seasoned riders. I purchased mine new in July and have 1000 miles on it. The more I ride it, the more I want to ride it. Was torn between it and the v... Read Full Review

 

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