Yamaha XVZ 1300 (Royal Star, Venture)
The Yamaha XVZ 1300 begins its history in 1983 with the release of the Yamaha XVZ 1200 Royal Star Venture touring model.
In 1986, the motorcycle was updated to the Yamaha Venture Royale (it gets a 1294 cc engine) and was produced unchanged until 1993. In 1996, the classic Yamaha XVZ 1300 Royal Star and its touring package, the Yamaha XVZ 1300 Royal Star Tour, were offered. In 1999, instead of the classic Royal Star (sold until 2001), the second generation Yamaha XVZ 1300 Royal Star Venture appeared, produced until 2013 - the motorcycle did not become a continuation of the "golden" Yamaha Venture Royale, but offered a more "iron" concept.
The XVZ1300 series was based on a V-shaped 4-cylinder liquid-cooled engine with a volume of 1294 cc. (since 1986), delivering 75-97 hp. power and 112-115 Nm of torque. The engine from the XVZ1200 model (1983-1985) was also installed on the Yamaha V-max 1200 model.
The main features of the Yamaha XVZ 1300 series include a steel frame, a V4 engine, a 5-speed gearbox, a hydraulic clutch, a cardan drive and a number of special technologies in touring versions - air suspension, FM radio, radio, radio, electronic cruise control , built-in side trunks, etc.
The main modifications of the Yamaha XVZ 1300:
- Yamaha XVZ1300 Royal Star - classic version. Available from 1996 to 2001.
- Yamaha XVZ1300 Royal Star Tour Classic - classic version + leather bags and windshield.
- Yamaha XVZ1300 Royal Star Venture - touring version with fairing and touring options. Available from 1986 to 1993. (1st generation) and from 1999 to 2013 (2nd generation).
- Yamaha XVZ1300 Royal Star Tour Deluxe - stripped down "Venture" - without fairing, radio and built-in plastic saddlebags. Has a different seat and a 20 l tank. Manufactured for the American market since 2004.
The main competitors of the Yamaha XVZ 1300 in the class:
- Honda CTX 1300 / Honda GL1500 Valkyrie / Honda GL1200 Gold Wing
- Kawasaki VN1500 Vulcan / Kawasaki ZG1200 Voyager / Kawasaki ZN1300 Voyager
- Suzuki GV1400 Cavalcade
Specifications Yamaha XVZ 1300:
|Model||Yamaha Venture Royale||' Yamaha XVZ1300 Royal Star Venture '||' Yamaha XVZ1300 Royal Star '|
|Type of motorcycle||cruiser|
|Year of release||1986-1993||1999-2013||1996-2001|
|Engine type||4-cylinder, 4-stroke, V-shaped (70 °)|
|Working volume||1294 cc cm.|
|Compression ratio||10.5: 1||10.0: 1|
|' Ignition '||TCI|
|Bore / Stroke||79 mm x 66 mm|
|Number of valves per cylinder||DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder|
|Fuel supply system||carburetor, 4x Mikuni BDS34||carburetor, 4x Mikuni BDS32||carburetor, 4x Mikuni BDS28|
|Maximum power||97 hp at 7000 rpm||75 hp at 4750 rpm|
|Maximum torque||115 Nm||111.8 Nm @ 3500 rpm|
|Front suspension ''||pneumatic telescopic fork 40 mm||telescopic fork, stroke - 140 mm|
|Rear suspension ''||pneumatic, monoshock||pendulum with monoshock, stroke - 100 mm|
|Size of the front tire||120 / 90-18 65H||150 / 80-16 71H|
|Rear tire size '||140 / 90-16 71H||150 / 90-15 74H|
|Front brakes||2 discs, 282mm, 2-piston calipers||2 discs, 298 mm, 4-piston calipers|
|Rear brakes||1 disc, 282 mm, 2-piston caliper||1 disc, 320 mm, 1-piston caliper|
|Maximum speed||195 km / h|
|Seat height||785 mm||750 mm||715-725 mm|
|Overall dimensions (LxWxH) ''||2540x940x1535 mm||2705x900x1565 mm||2480x910x1475 mm|
|Wheelbase||1610 mm||1705 mm||1695 mm|
|Gas tank capacity||20 l||22.5 L (20 L - Tour Deluxe)||18 l|
|Weight of the motorcycle (equipped)||355 kg||394 kg||354 kg|