Retro style is even cooler when its combined with modern engineering, including an SOHC air-cooled V-twin and shaft drive.
Rider floorboards, steel fenders, custom-looking clear turn signals, lots of chrome, etc. the V Star Classic represents tremendous cruiser bang for the buck.
Rigid-look frame provides a great ride via a hidden rear shock with 3.9 inches of travel.
The V Star Classic achieves fuel economy up to an estimated 49 mpg with a fuel tank that holds 4.2 gallons of gas.
ENGINEBeautifully chromed and polished 40-cubic-inch (649cc) air-cooled, SOHC 70-degree V-twin cranks out torquey low- and mid-range power with minimal engine rpmmaximum torque is reached at only 3000 rpmfor powerful, smooth cruising performance.
Wide-ratio five-speed transmission ensures extremely usable, cruiser-friendly power delivery to the asphalt.
Low-maintenance shaft drive provides quiet, reliable performance.
Two-into-two chrome exhaust pipes create sleek styling and deliver maximum low- and mid-range engine output.
CHASSIS/SUSPENSIONStout, large-diameter steel frame designed to provide low seat height with ample legroom.
Long, low 64-inch wheelbase adds to rider and passenger comfort and predictable handling.
Stylish heel/toe shifter adds versatility and enhances overall cruising comfort.
Comfortably placed full-size rider floorboards enhance ride by minimizing engine vibration and fatigue.
Beefy, telescopic front fork with stainless steel covers and 5.5 inches of travel ensures a smooth ride with stylish durability.
Hardtail-look frame conceals a link-type, preload-adjustable single rear shock with 3.9 inches of travel for excellent handling and a plush ride.
Single front disc and rear drum brakes deliver strong, confidence-inspiring stopping power.
Wide, retro-style handlebars evoke a classic design with roomy ergonomics for enhanced rider comfort.
Fat front tire on wire-spoked wheel combines retro styling with solid handling and traction.
ADDITIONAL FEATURESIndustry-leading Star Family fit and finish features rich, lustrous paint and extensive chrome accents that create a stunningly timeless machine.
Deeply valanced steel front and rear fenders both durable and unmistakably classic.
Large 4.2-gallon teardrop fuel tank features class-leading fuel capacity for extra long-distance cruising range.
Beautiful, tank-mounted speedometer designed with a large face for easy reading of tripmeter/odometer displays and turn signal, neutral, high beam and engine diagnostic indicator lights.
Chrome 60/55-watt halogen headlight adds a nice stylish touch and maximizes nighttime visibility.
Maintenance-free 12V 10AH battery ensures reliable, no-fuss starting.
SPECSEngine Type: 40-cubic-inch (649cc) air-cooled 70 V-twin; SOHC, 2 valves/cylinder
Bore x Stroke: 81mm x 63mm
Compression Ratio: 9.0:1
Carburetion: (2) 28mm Mikuni; CV carburetors
Transmission: 5-speed; multiplate wet clutch
Final Drive: Shaft
Fuel Capacity: Steel; hidden shock
Suspension/Front: Telescopic fork; 5.5-in travel
Suspension/Rear: Single shock; adjustable preload, 3.9-in travel
Brakes/Front: Hydraulic disc, 298mm
Brakes/Rear: 200mm drum
Width: 36.6 in.
Height: 43.5 in
Seat Height: 27.9 in
Wheelbase: 64 in
Ground Clearance: 5.7 in
Fuel Capacity: 4.2 gal
Fuel Economy: 49 mpg
Wet Weight: 544 lb / C: 548 lb
Warranty: 1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)