Yamaha XV950 For Sale

The 2014 Yamaha XV950 is an A2 licence friendly cruiser style bike and is powered by a 942cc V-Twin engine which puts out 51bhp. It's also available as a higher spec XV950R version and as a cafe racer variant.

Yamaha XV950


  • Easy to customise, low down torque, looks great
  • Budget suspension (hence the XV950R), no ABS as standard, no gear indicator or rev counter

What Is It?

It's powered by an air-cooled 942cc 60° V-Twin engine, producing 51bhp at 5,500rpm and maximum torque at just 3,000rpm. The engine, from the XVS950 Midnight Star, is a stressed member of the frame and the air intake is on the right side of the engine adding to the retro looks.

Features include:

  • Steel tubular frame
  • 21mm belt final drive
  • 298mm wavy disc up front with 2 piston caliper
  • 298mm disc at the rear with 2 piston caliper
  • 41mm KYB fork
  • Dual rear KYB shocks with 110mm travel
  • Fuel injection
  • 2->1 exhaust system
  • LCD and LED tail light
  • Self cancelling indicators
  • 5 speed gearbox
  • Side stand

The 12-spoke 19" cast Aluminium front wheel takes a 100/90 tyre and the rear 16" a 150/80.

Some of the many customisation accessories include ABS, Akrapovic slip-on mufflers (£580), mini fairing (£289), stiletto seat (£253), reduced reach seat (£162), springer bobber seat (£451), steel braided brake lines (£63), cool vintage style performance air cleaner, spoked wheels, leather panniers (£388), LED indicators (£52) and fork cover (£36).

Colours: Black, white

The £300 more and 4kg heavier XV950R is the same bike but features improved piggyback shocks, ABS as standard, buckskin seat and tank graphics.

The 2015 XV950 Racer is the same bike as the XV950R but gets you the flyscreen, fork covers, lower front indicators, lower clip-on bars, Aluminum side panels, a 75mm higher seat and pillion seat hump/cover.

The 2017 SCR950 is a scrambler style XV950R, with a flat seat, wire spoked wheels (17" at the back), fork covers, taller braced handlebars and higher rear mudguard.

Did You Know?

It's called the Star Bolt in the US

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Price Guide

Year Dealer Private Part Ex Mileage
2014 £5,200 £4,150 £3,650 9,000
2015 £5,450 £4,350 £3,800 7,200
2016 £5,650 £4,550 £3,950 5,100

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