2011 Star Motorcycle
A relatively new addition to the Star family, the Star V Star 950 handles the smaller end of the mid-size equation.
With a four-valve, overhead cam design for each slightly oversquare cylinder in the 60-degree V-twin configuration, the 57 cubic inch motor pushes out plenty of air-cooled power.
Ground clearance is good for canyon cruising and the 170mm rear tire is not reluctant to turn. Floorboards make for solid footing, and a large 300mm single front disc with a four-piston caliper is well suited to the bike’s mid-size performance capabilities.
2011 Star V Star 950 Quick Stats
- ENGINE TYPE: SOHC V-twin
- BORE x STROKE: 85mm x 83mm
- TRANSMISSION: 5-speed
- WHEELBASE: 66.3 inches
- RAKE: 32 degrees
- SEAT HEIGHT: 26.5 inches
- WET WEIGHT: 613 pounds
- PRICE: $8,290
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