Yamaha DragStar Classic review

Yamaha's take on a 649cc cruiser should be a hit with the ladies. As in they are the only ones not too embarrassed to ride a trinket like this

Ben Cope's picture
By Visordown on Thu, 1 Jan 2004 - 12:01

Details
Manufacturer:
Yamaha
Category:
Custom
Price:
£ 5699
Overall
2
Lovely cruiser looks that owners will be happy to spend hours polishing
It's arguably more rewarding to polish than it is to ride

It's a Drag Star - geddit? Sounds like a Dragster, but in fact it has about as much to do with speed as a tranquilised slug. Good for looking at an polishing...It's a Drag Star - geddit? Sounds like a Dragster, but in fact it has about as much to do with speed as a tranquilised slug. Good for looking at an polishing...
Length (mm) 2450
Width (mm) 930
Height (mm) 1105
Dryweight (kg) 229
Seats 0
Seat Height (mm) 710
Suspension Front Telescopic fork
Suspension Rear Swingarm monocross
Tyres Front 130/90-16 M/C 67S
Tyres Rear 170/80-15 M/C 77S
Brakes Front Single 298mm disc
Brakes Rear 200mm drum
Wheelbase (mm) 1625
Ground Clearance (mm) 145
Cubic Capacity (cc) 649
Max Power (bhp) 40
Max Power Peak (rpm) 6500
Bore (mm) 81
Stroke (mm) 63
Valve Gear SOHC
Compression Ratio 9
Cooling Air cooled
Stroke Type Four Stroke
Drive Chain

Score Breakdown
Overall
2

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