Yamaha XVS950 Midnight Star Motorbikes For Sale

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Yamaha XVS950 Midnight Star
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Current Prices: £6,000–£3,850
Insurance Costs: 5 of 10

What Is It?

The XVS950 Midnight Star is premium cruiser style bike and is powered by an air-cooled 942 cc 60° V-Twin engine producing 51 bhp at 6,000 rpm and maximum torque at just 3,000 rpm. It's a stressed member of the frame and the final drive is via belt.

Features include:

  • Steel tubular frame
  • 320 mm disc at the front with two piston caliper
  • 298 mm disc at the rear with single piston caliper
  • 41 mm KYB fork with 135 mm travel
  • Rear shock with adjustable pre-load and 110 mm travel
  • 2->1 exhaust system
  • 5 speed gearbox

Accessories include a tall screen, pillion backrest / sissy bar, rider's backrest, 2->2 Vance & Hines exhaust system and 25 litre leather panniers. The Tourer edition gets you the screen, panniers and backrest but adds 20 kg to the weight.

The 8-spoke 18" front wheel takes a 130/70 tyre and the rear a 170/70.

Colours: Black, white, red, dark red/cherry, blue

Did You Know?

It's also known as the DragStar 950 and V-Star 950.

Specs

Launch RRP: £7,000

Capacity: 942 cc (average)

Power: 51 bhp, 38 kW (average)

Red Line: 6,000 rpm (average)

Top Speed: 100 mph, 161 km/h (average)

Fuel Consumption / Gas Mileage: 45 mpg, 6.3 l/100km, 15.9 km/l (average)

Range: 170 miles, 274 km (high)

Fuel Capacity: 17.0 litres, 4.5 US gallons (high)

Seat Height: 675 mm, 26.6 inches (low)

Wet Weight: 278 kg, 613 pounds (very heavy)

Power to Weight: 0.183 bhp/kg, 0.137 kW/kg

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

Road tax and VED guide

Review In A Few

What's Good?

  • Low down torque
  • Very low seat

Any Downsides?

  • On the heavy and large side
  • No rev counter

Successor

More Info

Check out this video review from David Hammond.

More info and specs

For Sale (16)

  • 2013 13 YAMAHA XVS950 A MIDNIGHT STAR - BUY ONLINE 24 HOURS A DAY
    £5,387 🤍
    • £60 Under Guide Price
    • 2013
    • Donington Park(Map)
    • ebay
    • 13 YAMAHA XVS950 A MIDNIGHT STAR - BUY ONLINE 24 HOURS A DAY
  • 2014/14 YAMAHA XVS950 MIDNIGHT STAR EXTRAS 5,600 MILES
    £6,350 🤍
    • £650 Over Guide Price
    • 2014 (5,600 miles)
    • Darlington(Map)
    • ebay
    • 14 YAMAHA XVS950 MIDNIGHT STAR EXTRAS 5,600 MILES
  • 2014/14 YAMAHA XVS 950 MIDNIGHT STAR LOTS OF EXTRAS 6,000 MILES
    £6,350 🤍
    • £650 Over Guide Price
    • 2014 (6,000 miles)
    • Darlington(Map)
    • ebay
    • 14 YAMAHA XVS 950 MIDNIGHT STAR LOTS OF EXTRAS 6,000 MILES
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Price Guide

Year
Dealer
Private
Part Ex
Mileage
2015
£6,000
£4,800
£4,200
8,600
2014
£5,700
£4,600
£4,000
10,200
2013
£5,450
£4,350
£3,800
11,800
2012
£5,250
£4,200
£3,650
13,300
2011
£5,050
£4,050
£3,550
14,700
2010
£4,900
£3,950
£3,450
16,100
2009
£4,800
£3,850
£3,350
17,400

Year shows signs of appreciation

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Popularity & How Many Left

Year
On Road
Off Road
Total
For Sale
2015
14
2
16
Rarely
2014
66
16
82
160 / month
2013
110
28
138
82 / month
2012
80
36
116
33 / month
2011
46
23
69
Rarely
2010
75
24
99
110 / month
2009
87
29
116
30 / month

Source: DVLA

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