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2009 Yamaha V Star 950 Tourer

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2009 Yamaha V Star 950 Tourer

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Identification
Model Type  Cruiser
BASE MSRP(US)  $8,990.00
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)  7
Length (ft/in)  11.9
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)  658 / 298.5
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  4.4 / 16.7
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  1.43
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
Backrest Logo Plate  No
Backrest Type  Detachable
Backrest Location  Passenger
Lumbar Adjustment  No
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
Parent Company  Yamaha
Display Name  V Star 950 Tourer
Mounts:  
Side Case Mount  Standard
Windshield Mounts  Standard
Paint & Finish:  
Metallic  No
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard
Windshield Lowers  No
Height Adjustable  No
Tinted  No
Height  Mid
Storage:  
Side Case Material  Leather
Number Of Side Cases  2
Location  Left and Right Side
Side Storage Mount  Standard
Underseat Storage  Standard
Lockable Storage  Standard
Leather Storage  Standard
Lights:  
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard

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V Star 950 Tourer
By Jeff(Owner), Apr. 1, 2009
Just bought the 950 Tourer and have been loving it ever since. I haven't ridden for 30 years, so this would be an intro bike for me. It rides well and is easy to handle. It has the power and feel of a bigger bike, but is still small enough for a beginner to handle with no problems. It doesn't ma... Read Full Review

 

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Great First Bike
By Dewey Rykard(Owner), May. 11, 2009
Just bought my V*950 tourer in Dark Cherry last month. The 950 is my first bike. I've always wanted a yamaha 1100 and then I saw the 950! I'm 6'1" and 230 lbs. My wife suggested I get this one instead of the 1100. Its cheaper, fuel injected and has cast aluminum wheels (no tuning spokes). ... Read Full Review

 

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Best Bike for the buck
By Phil(Owner), Feb. 15, 2010
I have been riding bikes for the past 40 years and have had my fair share of them from a honda 125 to a Vulcan 1500 with a couple of scooters and a much hated HD. The 950, for an older rider such as myself is just about the perfect bike. Its still big enough to play on the highway and ride for days... Read Full Review

 

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Yamaha V Star 950 Tourer
By Michael(Owner), Jan. 29, 2009
I wasent sure untill i sat on it and took off. This bike has the body and power of an 1100 V Star. It handles nicely, and you can beat the price! If you are looking for a good bike to ride or a good starter bike this is the one! Read Full Review

 

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Yamaha V-Star 950 Tourer
By Robert Striegel(Owner), Apr. 9, 2009
My 5'3" wife has been searching for a tourer for years. The V-Star 950 Tourer is it! Great power, saddle bags, windshield, foot boards. Everything she was looking for all in a factory package. She loves it!!!! Yamaha made this tourer, supposedly for the height challanged and it does that. ... Read Full Review

 

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