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Yamaha V Star Custom Specs

The Yamaha V Star Custom model is a Custom / cruiser bike manufactured by Yamaha . In this version sold from year 2012 , the dry weight is  and it is equiped with a V2, four-stroke motor. The engine produces a maximum peak output power of  and a maximum torque of  . With this drive-train, the Yamaha V Star Custom is capable of reaching a maximum top speed of  . Regarding the chassis characteristics, responsible for road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort, the Yamaha V Star Custom have a Steel; hidden shock frame with front suspension being 41mm telescopic fork and in the rear suspension it is equiped with Single shock . Stock tire sizes are 100/90-19 on the front, and 170/80-15 on the rear. As for stopping power, the Yamaha V Star Custom braking system includes Single disc. Hydraulic size 298 mm (11.7 inches) at the front and Expanding brake (drum brake). Hydraulic size 200 mm (7.9 inches) at the rear. 

Yamaha V Star Custom General Information

Brand Yamaha 
Model Yamaha V Star Custom 
Start year 2012 
Year 2012 
Category Custom / cruiser 
Factory Warranty (Years / miles) 1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty) 

Yamaha V Star Custom Dimensions, Aerodynamics and weight

Frame type Steel; hidden shock 
Seat details
Wheelbase 1,610 mm (63.4 inches) 
Length 2,337 mm (92.0 inches) 
Width 879 mm (34.6 inches) 
Height 1,067 mm (42.0 inches) 
Seat Height 696 mm (27.4 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting. 
Alternate Seat Height
Ground Clearance 140 mm (5.5 inches) 
Trail size 102 mm (4.0 inches) 
Wheels details Spoke 
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions 100/90-19 
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions 170/80-15 
Front brakes Single disc. Hydraulic 
Rear brakes Expanding brake (drum brake). Hydraulic 
Front Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions 298 mm (11.7 inches) 
Rear Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions 200 mm (7.9 inches) 
Curb Weight (including fluids) 232.7 kg (513.0 pounds) 
Dry Weight
Front Percentage of Weight
Rear Percentage of Weight
Weight-Power Output Ratio :
Fuel Tank Capacity 15.90 litres (4.20 gallons) 
Reserve Fuel Capacity
Carrying Details and Capacity Under seat helmet holder increases convenience for the rider. Locking compartment under side cover. Secure storage for small items. 
Front Suspension 41mm telescopic fork 
Front Suspension Travel 140 mm (5.5 inches) 
Rear Suspension Single shock 
Rear Suspension Travel 86 mm (3.4 inches) 

Yamaha V Star Custom Engine and Transmission Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders V2, four-stroke 
Engine details
Fuel system
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity 655.52 ccm (40.00 cubic inches) 
Bore x Stroke 81.0 x 63.0 mm (3.2 x 2.5 inches) 
Compression Ratio 9.0:1 
Number of valves per cylinder
Camshaft Valvetrain Configuration SOHC 
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower
Maximum torque
Engine Maximum RPM
Cooling system Air 
Lubrication system
Engine oil capacity
Exhaust system
Gearbox 5-speed 
Transmission type, final drive ratio Shaft drive (cardan) 
Clutch type Multiplate wet 

Yamaha V Star Custom Performance

Top Speed
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph)
Acceleration 0 to 400m (1/4 mile)
Recuperation 60 to 140 km/h in highest gear
Fuel Consumption - MPG - Economy - Efficiency 4.81 litres/100 km (20.8 km/l or 48.90 mpg) 
CO2 emissions 111.6 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission) 

Yamaha V Star Custom Electrical Systems, Ignition and Equipment

Ignition Type TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition 
Electrical Details Maintenance-free 12V 10AH battery 
Starter Type Electric 
Instruments Tank-mounted speedometer 
How tall (seat height) is a Yamaha V Star Custom?
The Yamaha V Star Custom seat height is 696 mm (27.4 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.