Yamaha XV950R For Sale
Insurance Costs: 5 of 10
Current Prices: £8,350–£4,200
Launch RRP: £7,500
Power: 51 bhp
Engine: 942 cc, 6,000 rpm red line, 100 mph top speed
Economy: 50 mpg
Range: 130 miles from the 12.2 litre tank
Seat Height: 690 mm
Weight: 251 kg (wet)
What Is It?
The Yamaha XV950R 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. 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.
- 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
- ABS system
- 41mm KYB fork with 135mm travel
- Dual rear KYB shocks with 110mm travel
- 2->1 exhaust system
- LED tail light, LCD dash
- Self cancelling indicators
- 5 speed gearbox
Compared to the standard XV950 you get better piggyback rear shocks, a buckskin covered seat, tank graphics and ABS as standard. The 12-spoke 19" front wheel takes a 100/90 tyre and the rear 16" a 150/80.
Accessories include the Akrapovic slip-on mufflers (£580), mini fairing (£289), stiletto seat (£253), bobber seat (£451), steel braided brake lines (£63), cool vintage style performance air cleaner, spoked wheels, leather panniers (£388) and LED indicators (£52).
- 2014-2015: Grey, green
- 2016-2017: Blue, grey
- 2018-2020: Black/grey
2015: XV950 Racer is the same bike but gets you the flyscreen, fork covers, lower front indicators, lower clip-on bars, a 75mm higher seat, Aluminium side panels 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 R in the US.
Check out this video review from bikemetv.
Something wrong? Let us know.
Bikes for Sale (12)
- 1 of 4
Sell Your Bike
Pop in your reg number, get a same day valuation from WeWantYourMotorbike and they'll buy your bike within 24 hours:
Popularity / How Many Left
|Year||On The Road||Off The Road||Total||For Sale|
|2014||-||-||-||20 / month|
|2015||93||16||109||64 / month|
|2016||80||9||89||79 / month|
|2017||47||4||51||11 / month|
|2018||46||-||46||40 / month|
|2019||Data not yet available||170 / month|
Stats include those licenced for use on the road and those off the road with a SORN, by year of production. Source: DVLA
If you know the registration number / VRM you can check the current tax state using Gov.uk