Yamaha Star Venture / Star Eluder
The Yamaha Star Venture was introduced in 2018 as the flagship touring model in Yamaha's line of motorcycles targeted at the North American market. In parallel, a bagger version was also offered - ' Yamaha Star Eluder . Factory designation of models - XV19FJ (Star Venture), XV19BJ (Star Eluder).
In addition to two modifications, two configurations were also offered:
- Yamaha Star Venture TC (Transcontinental) - Identical to regular Star Venture + GPS navigation, SiriusXM, additional speakers, Dual Zone audio controller, LED fog lights, additional passenger glove boxes with USB port and built-in security system.
- Yamaha Star Eluder GT - Identical to the regular version of Star Eluder + GPS navigation, SiriusXM, CB radio and burglar alarm.
The Yamaha Star Venture was based on a V-shaped 2-cylinder air-cooled engine with a lower camshaft, a volume of 1854 cc, producing 173 Nm of torque. It is noteworthy that Yamaha does not declare the maximum engine power in any of the official sources, however, American motorcycle publications measured the real power at the wheel, showing the best result of 77 hp. This engine in a modified form migrated from the cruiser - Yamaha XV1900.
Key features of the Yamaha Star Venture include a steel tubular frame (with aluminum subframe), electronic throttle control, traction control, engine traction control (with selectable modes), a new 6-speed gearbox, slipper clutch with an assistant and a huge number of touring options - heating, adjustable ergonomics, ABS with combined braking system, cruise control, electric wardrobe locks, multimedia, keyless entry, etc.
The model is currently available in the North American market starting at $ 22,500 (Star Eluder).
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Specifications Yamaha Star Venture:
|Model||Yamaha Star Venture|
|Motorcycle type||luxury tourer|
|Frame||steel tubular (aluminum subframe)|
|Engine type||2-cylinder, 4-stroke, V-shaped|
|Working volume||1854 cm³|
|Bore / stroke||100.0 x 118.0 mm|
|Compression ratio||9.5: 1|
|Number of valves per cylinder||OHV, 4 valves per cylinder|
|Fuel supply system||injector, 46 mm|
YCC-T and D-Mode
traction control and traction control system
|Ignition type||digital TCI|
|Maximum torque||173.0 Nm (17.4 kgf * m) @ 2500 rpm|
|Gearbox||6-speed (slip clutch + assistant)|
|Front tire size||130 / 70-18M / C (63H)|
|Rear tire size||200/55-R16M / C (77H)|
|Front brakes||2 discs, 298mm, 4-piston calipers (UBS + ABS combo)|
|Rear brakes||1 disc, 320 mm, 2-piston caliper (UBS + ABS combo)|
|Front suspension||46mm telescopic fork, 130mm travel|
|Rear suspension||pendulum with monoshock (adjustable preload), stroke - 110 mm|
|Motorcycle length||2700mm - Yamaha Star Venture|
2490mm - Yamaha Star Eluder
|Motorcycle width||1015mm - Yamaha Star Venture|
975mm - Yamaha Star Eluder
|Motorcycle height||1410/1500 mm - Yamaha Star Venture|
1275mm - Yamaha Star Eluder
|Saddle height||695mm - Yamaha Star Venture|
700mm - Yamaha Star Eluder
|Acceleration to 100 km / h|
|Fuel tank capacity||25.0 l (including reserve - 3.6 l)|
|Motorcycle weight (curb)||434 kg - Star Venture|
437 kg - Star Venture TC
397 kg - Star Eluder
398 kg - Star Eluder GT