Yamaha XV950R For Sale
What Is It?
The Yamaha XV950R is an A2 licence friendly cruiser style bike and is powered by an air-cooled 942 cc 60° V-Twin engine, producing 51 bhp at 5,500 rpm and maximum torque at just 3,000 rpm. 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
- 298 mm wavy disc up front with two piston caliper
- 298 mm disc at the rear with single piston caliper
- ABS system
- 41 mm KYB fork with 135 mm travel
- Dual rear KYB shocks with 110 mm 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 75 mm 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.
Review In A Few
- Low down torque, looks great
- No gear indicator, no rev counter
Capacity: 942 cc (average)
Power: 51 bhp / 38 kW (average)
Red Line: 6,000 rpm (average)
Top Speed: 100 mph / 161 km/h (average)
Economy: 50 mpg / 5.6 L/100km (average)
Range: 130 miles / 209 km (average)
Fuel Capacity: 12.2 litres / 2.7 gallons (average)
Seat Height: 690 mm / 27.2 inches (low)
Wet Weight: 251 kg / 553 pounds (very heavy)
Power to Weight Ratio: 0.203 bhp/kg / 0.152 kW/kg
Launch RRP: £7,500
Check out this video review from bikemetv.
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Popularity & How Many Left
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|2015||93||16||109||51 / month|
|2016||80||9||89||18 / month|
|2017||47||4||51||13 / month|
|2018||46||-||46||32 / month|
|2019||Data coming soon...||41 / month|