Yamaha XVS1300 Midnight Star For Sale

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Yamaha XVS1300 Midnight Star
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Current Prices: £8,300–£4,200
Insurance Costs: 7 of 10

What Is It?

The Yamaha XVS1300A Midnight Star is a premium cruiser style bike and is powered by a liquid cooled 1,304 cc 60° V-Twin four stroke engine, producing 71.7 bhp at 5,500 rpm and maximum torque at 4,000 rpm.

Features include:

  • Steel tubular frame
  • Dual 298 mm discs up front with two piston calipers
  • 298 mm disc at the rear with single piston caliper
  • 41 mm fork with 135 mm travel
  • Rear shock with 110 mm travel
  • 2->1 Chrome exhaust system
  • 5 speed gearbox

The huge V-Twin features dual balancer shafts for less vibrations plus the usual cruiser style belt final drive and footboards. The 8-spoke 16" wheels take a 130/90 tyre at the front and 170/70 at the rear.

Accessories include hard leather covered panniers, quick release screen (£374), sissy bar (£82), Boulevard small screen (£171), billet custom wheels (£1,245), comfort solo seat (£286), custom indicators (£274), billet pedal covers and billet pillion floorboards.

Colours: Black, silver, red

XVS1300CU Custom

For 2014 Yamaha switched it up with a £9,000 custom re-design, already available as the Stryker in the USA:

  • "80 cubic inches" (1,300 cc)
  • Lower 670 mm seat
  • Single piece seat
  • Longer front suspension / increased rake to 40° chopper style
  • Blacked out 2->2 exhaust system and airbox
  • 5-spoke wheels with a single 320 mm disc up front and 310 mm rear
  • 21" front wheel with 120/70 tyre, rear up to 18" with 210/40
  • Around 10 kg lighter, but fuel capacity is down 4 litres

Colours: Black, red

Did You Know?

It's also called the V-Star 1300.

Review In A Few

What's Good?

  • The weight is low down
  • Nice low seat
  • Great sound
  • Fuel gauge

Any Downsides?

  • Ground clearance
  • No rev counter
  • Really heavy

Specs

Launch RRP: £8,000

Capacity: 1,304 cc (very high)

Power: 72 bhp / 54 kW (average)

Top Speed: 120 mph / 193 km/h (high)

Economy: 45 mpg / 6.3 L/100km (average)

Range: 190 miles / 306 km (high)

Fuel Capacity: 19.0 litres / 4.2 gallons (high)

Seat Height: 690 mm / 27.2 inches (low)

Wet Weight: 304 kg / 670 pounds (very heavy)

Power to Weight: 0.237 bhp/kg / 0.177 kW/kg

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Price Guide

Year
Dealer
Private
Part Ex
Mileage
2007
£5,450
£4,350
£3,800
20,500
2008
£5,250
£4,200
£3,700
19,400
2009
£5,250
£4,200
£3,700
18,200
2010
£5,400
£4,300
£3,750
16,800
2011
£5,550
£4,450
£3,900
15,400
2012
£5,850
£4,650
£4,100
13,800
2013
£6,150
£4,950
£4,350
12,200
2014
£6,600
£5,300
£4,600
10,400
2015
£7,100
£5,700
£4,950
8,500
2016
£7,650
£6,150
£5,350
6,400
2017
£8,300
£6,650
£5,850
4,300
We work out the price guide in-house.

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Popularity & How Many Left

Year
On Road
Off Road
Total
For Sale
2007
109
37
146
80 / month
2008
82
25
107
Rarely
2009
115
40
155
140 / month
2010
43
10
53
1 / month
2011
60
18
78
72 / month
2012
30
10
40
25 / month
2013
64
10
74
4 / month
2014
52
18
70
Rarely
2015
37
6
43
11 / month
2016
73
5
78
12 / month
2017
7
-
7
Rarely

Source: DVLA