Yamaha XVS650 DragStar Motorbikes For Sale

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Yamaha XVS650 DragStar
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Current Prices: £5,100–£2,450
Insurance Costs: 4 of 10

What Is It?

The Yamaha XVS650 DragStar is an A2 compliant mid-range cruiser and is powered by an air-cooled 649 cc V-Twin four stroke engine which puts out 40 bhp at 6,500 rpm and maximum torque at just 3,000 rpm.

Features include:

  • Shaft final drive
  • Steel tubular frame and swingarm
  • Dual 298 mm discs up front with two piston calipers
  • 200 mm drum brake at the rear
  • Standard fork with 140 mm travel
  • Adjustable rear monoshock with 86 mm travel
  • Single analogue dash
  • Mikuni 28 mm carbs
  • 2->2 exhaust system
  • 5 speed gearbox

The wire-spoked 19" front wheel takes a 130/90 tyre and the rear 15" a 170/80.

Accessories include the screen, leather panniers, footboards, crash bars and pillion backrest.

Colours: Black, white, silver, orange, purple, red

The classic version has swept back handlebars, longer bodywork, dual rear shocks, extra lights, footboards, a wider seat and a higher 708 mm seat height but it's around 15 kg heavier.

Did You Know?

It uses a larger capacity version of the VX535 Virago engine and it's also known as the V-Star 650.

Specs

Launch RRP: £4,500

Capacity: 649 cc (average)

Power: 40 bhp, 30 kW (average)

Red Line: 7,000 rpm (average)

Top Speed: 95 mph, 153 km/h (average)

Fuel Consumption / Gas Mileage: 55 mpg, 5.1 l/100km, 19.5 km/l (average)

Range: 190 miles, 306 km (high)

Fuel Capacity: 16.0 litres, 4.2 US gallons (high)

Seat Height: 695 mm, 27.4 inches (low)

Dry Weight: 229 kg, 505 pounds

Road Tax (VED): £96 / Year (very high)

Road tax and VED guide

Review In A Few

What's Good?

  • Low maintenance shaft drive
  • Loads of low down torque
  • Cool cruiser styling
  • Friendly low seat
  • Comfort

Any Downsides?

  • Super heavy
  • Suspension
  • Brakes

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Check out this video review from Richard Hammond and this video review from Premises187.

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For Sale (7)

  • 2003 YAMAHA XVS650 Drag Star *Many Extras*
    £3,650 🤍
    • £100 Over Guide Price
    • 2003
    • Ipswich(Map)
    • ebay
    • Genuinely Immaculate Condition-Vance Hines
  • 2007 Yamaha XVS650 Custom Dragstar - New to the UK - *SUPERB CONDITION*
    £4,295 🤍
    • £100 Over Guide Price
    • 2007
    • Salisbury(Map)
    • ebay
    • Yamaha XVS650 Custom Dragstar - New to the UK - *SUPERB CONDITION*
  • UNIQUE 2004 YAMAHA XVS 650 DRAGSTAR 1 OFF PAINT JOB PEARL HARBOUR ONLY 4800 MILE
    £4,495 🤍
    • £800 Over Guide Price
    • 2004 (4,800 miles)
    • Hinckley(Map)
    • ebay
    • UNIQUE YAMAHA XVS 650 DRAGSTAR 1 OFF PAINT JOB PEARL HARBOUR ONLY 4800 MILE
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Price Guide

Year
Dealer
Private
Part Ex
Mileage
2011
£5,100
£4,100
£3,550
14,700
2010
£4,850
£3,900
£3,400
16,100
2009
£4,600
£3,700
£3,250
17,400
2008
£4,400
£3,500
£3,050
18,600
2007
£4,200
£3,350
£2,950
19,800
2006
£4,000
£3,200
£2,800
21,000
2005
£3,850
£3,050
£2,700
22,000
2004
£3,700
£2,950
£2,600
23,000
2003
£3,550
£2,850
£2,500
23,900
2002
£3,450
£2,750
£2,450
24,800
2001
£3,350
£2,700
£2,350
25,600
2000
£3,300
£2,650
£2,300
26,400
1999
£3,250
£2,600
£2,300
27,100
1998
£3,200
£2,600
£2,250
27,700
1997
£3,050
£2,450
£2,150
28,300

Year shows signs of appreciation

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Popularity & How Many Left

Year
On Road
Off Road
Total
For Sale
2011
4
-
4
Rarely
2010
4
1
5
4 / month
2009
14
2
16
Rarely
2008
28
15
43
24 / month
2007
80
53
133
17 / month
2006
91
58
149
27 / month
2005
96
90
186
47 / month
2004
88
80
168
15 / month
2003
91
90
181
14 / month
2002
118
107
225
Rarely
2001
124
146
270
27 / month
2000
106
129
235
Rarely
1999
270
304
574
56 / month
1998
244
327
571
Rarely
1997
154
174
328
Rarely

Source: DVLA

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