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Yamaha XVS950A Midnight Star Specs

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The Yamaha XVS950A Midnight Star model is a Custom / cruiser bike manufactured by Yamaha . In this version sold from year 2011 , the dry weight is and it is equipped with a V2, four-stroke motor. The engine produces a maximum peak output power of 52.84 HP (38.6 kW) @ 6000 RPM and a maximum torque of 76.80 Nm (7.8 kgf-m or 56.6 ft.lbs) @ 3000 RPM . With this drive-train, the Yamaha XVS950A Midnight Star is capable of reaching a maximum top speed of . On the topic of chassis characteristics, responsible for road holding, handling behavior and ride comfort, the Yamaha XVS950A Midnight Star has a Steel Double Cradle frame with front suspension being Telescopic forks, 41 mm and at the rear, it is equipped with Swingarm . Stock tire sizes are 130/70-M18 on the front, and 170/70-B16 on the rear. As for stopping power, the Yamaha XVS950A Midnight Star braking system includes Double disc size 320 mm (12.6 inches) at the front and Single disc size 298 mm (11.7 inches) at the back.

Yamaha XVS950A Midnight Star General Information

Brand Yamaha 
Model Yamaha XVS950A Midnight Star 
Start year 2011 
Year 2011 
Category Custom / cruiser 
Factory Warranty (Years / miles)

Yamaha XVS950A Midnight Star Dimensions, Aerodynamics and weight

Frame type Steel Double Cradle 
Seat details
Wheelbase 1,685 mm (66.3 inches) 
Length 2,435 mm (95.9 inches) 
Width 1,000 mm (39.4 inches) 
Height 1,080 mm (42.5 inches) 
Seat Height 675 mm (26.6 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting. 
Alternate Seat Height
Ground Clearance 145 mm (5.7 inches) 
Trail size 145 mm (5.7 inches) 
Wheels details
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions 130/70-M18 
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions 170/70-B16 
Front brakes Double disc 
Rear brakes Single disc 
Front Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions 320 mm (12.6 inches) 
Rear Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions 298 mm (11.7 inches) 
Curb Weight (including fluids) 278.0 kg (612.9 pounds) 
Dry Weight
Front Percentage of Weight
Rear Percentage of Weight
Weight-Power Output Ratio :
Fuel Tank Capacity 17.00 litres (4.49 gallons) 
Reserve Fuel Capacity
Carrying Details and Capacity
Front Suspension Telescopic forks, 41 mm 
Front Suspension Travel
Rear Suspension Swingarm 
Rear Suspension Travel

Yamaha XVS950A Midnight Star Engine and Transmission Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders V2, four-stroke 
Engine details
Fuel system Injection 
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity 942.00 ccm (57.48 cubic inches) 
Bore x Stroke 85.0 x 83.0 mm (3.3 x 3.3 inches) 
Compression Ratio 9.0:1 
Number of valves per cylinder
Camshaft Valvetrain Configuration SOHC 
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower 52.84 HP (38.6 kW) @ 6000 RPM 
Maximum torque 76.80 Nm (7.8 kgf-m or 56.6 ft.lbs) @ 3000 RPM 
Engine Maximum RPM
Cooling system Air 
Lubrication system Wet sump 
Engine oil capacity 4.00 litres (4.23 quarts) 
Exhaust system
Gearbox 5-speed 
Transmission type, final drive ratio Belt 
Clutch type Wet, Multiple Disc 

Yamaha XVS950A Midnight Star 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
CO2 emissions

Yamaha XVS950A Midnight Star Electrical Systems, Ignition and Equipment

Ignition Type TCI 
Electrical Details
Starter Type Electric 
How much horsepower does a Yamaha XVS950A Midnight Star have?
The Yamaha XVS950A Midnight Star has 52.84 HP (38.6 kW) @ 6000 RPM.

How tall (seat height) is a Yamaha XVS950A Midnight Star?
The Yamaha XVS950A Midnight Star seat height is 675 mm (26.6 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.

How many gears does a Yamaha XVS950A Midnight Star have?
The Yamaha XVS950A Midnight Star have 5 gears.