Yamaha XVS1100A DragStar Classic review

Something of a tart's handbag, the Drag Stars are enduringly popular, if shall we say, a little like Milletts: camp.

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By Visordown on Thu, 1 Jan 2004 - 12:01

Details
Manufacturer:
Yamaha
Category:
Custom
Price:
£ 7199
Overall
3
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Reliable engine and OTT cruiser styling
Hardly quick off the mark and be careful of the statement it may make about your sexual orientation...

Another mobile jeweller's shop, but here with 1100cc between your legs. The engine will last forever, but most journeys will feel as if they do too.Another mobile jeweller's shop, but here with 1100cc between your legs. The engine will last forever, but most journeys will feel as if they do too.
Length (mm) 2460
Width (mm) 945
Height (mm) 1095
Dryweight (kg) 272
Seats 0
Seat Height (mm) 710
Suspension Front Telescopic forks
Suspension Rear Swingarm link suspension
Tyres Front 130/90-16 M/C 67S
Tyres Rear 170/80-15 M/C 77S
Brakes Front Dual 298mm discs
Brakes Rear Single 282mm disc
Wheelbase (mm) 1645
Ground Clearance (mm) 145
Cubic Capacity (cc) 1063
Valves 4
Max Power (bhp) 65
Max Power Peak (rpm) 5500
Torque (ft/lb) 65
Torque Peak (rpm) 4500
Bore (mm) 95
Stroke (mm) 75
Valve Gear SOHC
Compression Ratio 8.3
Valves Per Cylinder 2
Cooling Air cooled
Stroke Type Four Stroke
Drive Chain

Score Breakdown
Overall
3
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