Yanaha V-Star 1300
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2009 Yamaha V-Star 1300
Powered by a 1304cc, fuel injected, liquid-cooled, V-Twin powerplant; the V-Star 1300 boasts class leading performance, h andling and comfort. Next generation "wild streamline styling" is sure to turm more than a few heads.
Solid performance. Great looks
Yamaha has taken the traditional cruiser into a bold new territory with the eye catching V-Star 1300. Traditional yet modern, classic yet avant-garde. From the throaty exhaust note to the pulse feel of the fuel injected V-twin engine, the V-Star 1300 offers something we call "sensual performance". The perfect blend of soul stirring power, handling and comfort highlights the Man-Machine relationship which is so important to owner satisfaction.
- 1304cc, liquid-cooled, V-twin
- Throttle body fuel injection
1304cc (80 cubic inch), liquid-cooled, short stroke, SOHC, 4-valve, 60° V-twin powerplant pumps out incredible amounts of class leading power and torque for unparalleled acceleration and cruising performance.
Electric starting system features a mechanical centrifugal decompression device in the exhaust camshafts for easy, no-hassle starting.
Liquid-cooling not only allows for higher state of tune because it maintains more stable operating temperatures, but also reduces mechanical noise for a quieter engine.
In an effort to maintain the classic air-cooled appearance of the engine, cooling fins have been added as a styling touch.
The short stroke engine design reduces the "height" of the engine, while the 60 degree "V" makes the engine more compact thereby centralizing mass and lowering the center of gravity for lighter more responsive handling.
Classic V-twin "pulse feeling" and engine character highlight this new powerplant while annoying vibration has been eliminated.
One-piece cylinder heads feature 4-valves per cylinder to provide optimum breathing efficiency for maximum power output. Each head is fitted with a single long reach spark plug.
Stylish chromed cylinder head covers.
The SOHC valve train features 36mm intake and 32mm exhaust valves with single springs for great power and torque. Valves angles are set at 20 degrees from centre. Specially designed roller rockers activate the valves. The rocker system allows a greater amount of valve lift without producing excessive camshaft wear and friction. The slipper portion of the rocker arm features a needle bearing to further reduce wear and slide resistance. The camshafts have been specially designed for use with roller rockers.
Optimized squish area forces the fuel / air mixture toward the centre of the combustion chamber for more complete combustion and hence improved power and cleaner emissions.
The water pump is integrated with the oil pump and is located inside the engine cases to keep a cleaner, more traditional air-cooled look to the powerplant. The engine is a wet sump design.
The radiator is mounted between the front frame down tubes to minimize its appearance especially when viewing the machine from the side. Even the rad hoses have been discreetely placed for a cleaner appearance. An electric fan aids in cooling in stop and go traffic. Special cooling louvers direct air to the rad.
Automatic hydraulic cam chain tensioners reduces mechanical noise and extend engine life.
Ceramic composite-plated cylinders reduce weight, increase cylinder life and provide uniform heat dissipation. The cylinders have a tapered "V" appearance to highlight the V-twin design. Cylinder bore is 100mm.
Forged pistons offer great durability and reduced weight for faster engine response.
Crankshaft features a single crank pin design. The crankshaft turns counter clockwise. This specially designed crank helps to enhance the pulse feeling and engine character.
Forged connecting rods ride on a single crank pin for that true V-twin sound and feel.
Single axis, left and right dual engine counter balancers reduce vibration to a minimum while maximizing rider comfort.
Crankcase design features internal oil and coolant lines for a clean, air-cooled engine appearance. There are special piston coolers that spray oil at the under side of the pistons.
Easy access, spin on type oil filter is located under the engine. There is no need to remove any parts to access the oil filter.
Classic side mounted 3.7 liter airbox houses a high-flow viscous paper-type filter and adds that special styling touch too.
Mikuni Dual bore, 40mm returnless-type throttle body fuel injection system with TPS (Throttle Position Sensor) and ISC (Idle Speed Control) . This is a "closed loop" system that utilizes an oxygen sensor. The oxygen sensor feeds back info to the ECU which in turn adjusts the fuel/air mixture for maximum power with minimum emissions. The oxygen sensor is located before the mufflers, so the use of slip-ons will not affect this system. Each injector features 12 holes and a dual spray pattern for better fuel atomization and more complete combustion chamber filling. There is one injector per cylinder. Fuel injection benefits include improved fuel economy, chokeless operation, reduced emissions, and smoother running.
High pressure fuel pump is located in a separate sub tank below the seat.
2 into 1 exhaust system features a 3-way honeycomb catalyzier at the entry point to the muffler. The catalyzier reduces harmful exhaust emissions, while the muffler produces a throaty V-Twin growl. The rear portion of the muffler features a "slash cut" end
Smooth-shifting, 5-speed transmission with 5th gear overdrive delivers outstanding cruising performance and reduced rpms at highway speeds. The engine is spinning at 3,400 rpm at 110 km/hr.
Clean, quiet belt drive system is extremely low maintenance and simplifies customization. The belt is unique to the XVS1300 and features a carbon core for strength.
The 7-spoke rear pulley has been styled to match the cast wheels.
Air Induction System (A.I.S.) reduces harmful exhaust emissions (CO + HC).
One piece classic heel-and-toe shifter adds versatility and enhances the overall cruising experience.