- Low down power
- Looks great
- Non-adjustable front suspension
- Heavy and only 5 gears
It's powered by a Euro 4 compliant air cooled 942cc two cylinder/ V Twin four stroke engine, producing 51.4bhp at 5,500rpm and maximum torque at just 3,000rpm. RRP is £8,500.
- Steel tubular frame
- 298mm wavy disc up front with 2 piston caliper
- 298mm wavy disc at the rear with single piston caliper
- 41mm fork with 135mm travel
- Dual rear shocks with pre-load adjustment and 110mm travel
- 2->1 exhaust system
- Fuel injection
- LED tail light
- 5 speed gearbox
The XV950 based street scrambler features spoked wheels, belt drive, wide braced handlebar, storage under the seat and shocks with piggyback reservoirs. The 19" front wheel takes a 100/90 tyre and the rear 17" a 140/80. Tyres are heavy duty block pattern Bridgestone.
Accessories include premium Ohlins rear shocks (£812), lowering kit (£478), belt drive pulley cover (£188), billet fork brace (£162), engine guards (£162), billet levers (£140 each), billet rider/pillion footpegs (£115 each) and adventure rider pegs (£68).
- 2017-2018: Red, black
The 2015 XV950 Racer is essentially the same bike but gets you a mini fairing, cast Aluminium wheels, lower front indicators, lower clip-on bars and pillion seat hump/cover.
Likewise the XV950R is basically the same but with higher bars than the racer, a bobber seat, no side panels and 12-spoke cast wheels.
Let's be honest, you probably know more about this bike than we do. If we've missed something vital or got something laughably wrong please let us know.
Prices Updated: 20th October 2017
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Insurance Group: 5 of 10
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