Yamaha XV950 For Sale

Yamaha XV950
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Insurance Costs: 5 of 10

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Current Prices: £5,650–£4,050

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Launch RRP: £7,200

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Power: 51 bhp

Engine: 942 cc, 6,000 rpm red line, 100 mph top speed

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Economy: 50 mpg

Range: 130 miles from the 12.2 litre tank

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Seat Height: 690 mm

Weight: 247 kg (wet)

What Is It?

The Yamaha XV950 is an A2 licence friendly cruiser style bike and is powered by an air-cooled 942cc 60° V-Twin engine, producing 51bhp at 5,500rpm and maximum torque at just 3,000rpm.

Features include:

  • Steel tubular frame with 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
  • 2->1 exhaust system
  • LED tail light, self cancelling indicators
  • 5 speed gearbox

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

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), vintage style performance air cleaner, spoked wheels, leather panniers (£388), LED indicators (£52) and fork covers (£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.

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

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.

Related Model

Predecessor

More Info

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Bikes for Sale (2)

  • 2016 YAMAHA XV950 CUSTOM - MINT CONDITION - ONLY 1798 MILES WITH BACKREST & RACK
    £5,595 eBay
    • £60 Under Guide Price
    • 2016 (1,798 miles)
    • Poole(Map)
    • YAMAHA XV950 CUSTOM - MINT CONDITION - ONLY 1798 MILES WITH BACKREST & RACK
  • 2016 Yamaha XVS 950 CU - XV 950
    £5,495 eBay
    • £160 Under Guide Price
    • 2016
    • York(Map)
    • From Jax Motorcycles on 01904 425150

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Price Guide

Year Dealer Private Part Ex Mileage
2014 £5,100 £4,050 £3,550 8,600
2015 £5,350 £4,300 £3,750 7,000
2016 £5,650 £4,550 £3,950 5,100

Popularity

Year On The Road Off The Road Total For Sale
2014 - - - Rarely
2015 78 15 93 33 / month
2016 64 11 75 48 / month

Stats include those licenced for use on the road and those off the road with a SORN, by year of production. Source: DVLA

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