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2012 Star Motorcycle

The 2012 Star Stratoliner Deluxe has everything needed for the bagger lifestyle: classic looks, ample storage and a fork-mounted fairing with integrated speakers and an iPod connection.

With these features, the Stratoliner Deluxe was built for stylish touring, but without sacrificing power or handling. The Star motorcycle features a 113-ci V-Twin that produces great power at any speed, an aluminum chassis and dual 298mm discs up front for ultimate stopping power.

The Stratoliner Deluxe arrives with some new options for 2012. These features include a motorcycle-friendly Garmin Zumo 665 GPS with a flip down design is loaded with features, including: navigation, Bluetooth, and optional with subscription Sirius/XM satellite radio ready, real-time weather and traffic, road condition warnings, and much more.

Also added to the 2012 Star Stratoliner Deluxe is a new closeable lid that helps keep iPod, iPhone, and other small items in place, a redesigned tank emblem for a modern look, and new chrome speaker trim to accentuate the styling of the Stratoliner Deluxe.

Following are the highlights, specs, color option and MSRP for the 2012 Star Stratoliner Deluxe.

2012 Star Stratoliner Deluxe Highlights:

Key Features:

  • New motorcycle-friendly Garmin Zumo 665 GPS with a flip down design is loaded with features, including: navigation, Bluetooth, Sirius/XM satellite radio† capability, real-time weather and traffic, road condition warnings, and much more!
  • The Stratoliner Deluxe comes standard with a fairing that includes integrated speakers and connectors for iPod /iPhone players, plus a convenient, handlebar-mounted audio control system.
  • A pair of large, color-matched, locking hard sidebags make the Stratoliner Deluxe excellent for long hauls and short trips.
  • Powerful and beautiful 113-cubic-inch (1854cc) air-cooled, pushrod V-twin produces great thrust at any speed.
  • Twin-bore downdraft electronic fuel injection provides optimum engine efficiency and throttle response in the widest possible range of conditions.
  • Neo-streamline design gives the Stratoliner Deluxe a completely distinctive look and the fairing offers excellent weather protection.
  • Long and low aluminum frame provides great looks and light handling unlike any other full-size cruiser.
  • A sculpted seat makes the Stratoliner Deluxe an excellent place to sit on long rides.
  • The Star Accessories Catalog is packed full of high-quality parts that invite Star owners to fully express their individuality.

Engine:

  • 113-cubic-inch (1854cc) air-cooled, pushrod 48-degree V-twin has massive looks and performance.
  • Four pushrod-activated valves and two spark plugs per cylinder provides optimum combustion efficiency.
  • Ceramic-composite plated cylinders for superior heat dissipation with forged pistons cooled by oil jets. Provides outstanding reliability and longer engine life.
  • 9.48:1 compression ratio and aggressive cam timing increase power output across the board.
  • Computer-controlled, twin-bore, fuel injection monitors multiple engine parameters to calculate perfect mixture under all conditions; wide-angle 12-hole fuel injectors provide excellent atomization.
  • Exhaust Ultimate Power valve (EXUP®) inside the two-into-one exhaust system boosts torque.
  • Special custom-machining of the cooling fin edges gives a jewel-like appearance to the engine as light hits it from different angles.
  • 3300 rpm at 75 mph gives some idea of the Stratoliner Deluxe’s power and cruisability. Maximum torque is reached at only 2500 rpm.

Chassis/Suspension:

  • Aluminum frame is light, rigid, and requires few welds for a smooth, clean look. A light, Controlled-Fill die-cast swingarm complements the bike’s streamline style and reduces unsprung weight for great handling.
  • 46mm fork tubes serve up an excellent ride and a sweet appearance.
  • A tucked-out-of-sight single shock with adjustable spring preload out back provides a smooth ride under varying loads.
  • A thick, richly chromed 1.25-inch handlebar in chrome clamps carries the Stratoliner Deluxe’s switchgear wiring on the inside.
  • Flangeless, teardrop fuel tank carries a full 4.5 gallons of fuel.
  • 12-spoke wheels evoke a thick spoke look, but carry modern tubeless radial tires; a 130/70-18 front and a fat, 190/60-17 rear for excellent grip.
  • Front brake master cylinder with integrated lever operates a pair of 298mm front discs squeezed by strong monoblock calipers for excellent power, feel, and great style.
  • Strong-and-light belt final drive routes power smoothly and efficiently to the rear wheel.
  • Floating floorboards and an adjustable heel/toe shifter help provide a comfortable, low-effort ride.

Additional Features:

  • Standard fairing with speakers. Stereo system is ready for iPod® players and includes convenient, handlebar-mounted audio controls.
  • Neo-streamline design gives the Stratoliner Deluxe a completely distinctive look and the fairing offers excellent weather protection.
  • A sculpted seat makes the Stratoliner Deluxe an excellent place to sit on long rides. Improves long range comfort.
  • Position beams within the main headlight housing provide great visibility.
  • Left-thumb operated high-beam switch, and right-thumb activated accessory driving light switch for great visibility.
  • Classic clock-style instrumentation complement Stratoliner Deluxe’s neo-retro look and contains analog speedometer, tachometer and fuel gauge, along with twin digital tripmeters and odometer.
  • Bright multireflector headlight, LED taillight and amber turn signals behind clear lenses give a custom look.
  • Color matched, locking hard sidebags make the Stratoliner Deluxe perfect for short trips or long hauls.
  • A quick-detachable backrest is available as an accessory option.
  • Stratoliner Deluxe features dealer installed equipment; fairing kit and hard bags.

2012 Star Stratoliner Deluxe Specs:

ENGINE

  • Type: 113-cubic-inch (1854cc) air-cooled 48° V-twin; pushrod OHV, 4 valves/cylinder
  • Bore x Stroke: 100mm x 118mm
  • Compression Ratio: 9.48:1
  • Fuel Delivery: Twin-Bore electronic fuel injection; throttle position sensor
  • Ignition: TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition
  • Transmission: 5-speed; multiplate wet clutch
  • Final Drive: Belt

CHASSIS

  • Frame: Aluminum
  • Suspension / Front: 46mm telescopic fork; 5.1-in travel
  • Suspension / Rear: Single shock; 4.3-in travel
  • Brakes / Front: Dual hydraulic disc, 298mm
  • Brakes / Rear: Hydraulic disc, 320mm
  • Tires / Front: 130/70-18
  • Tires / Rear: 190/60-17
  • Wheels: 12-spoke cast

DIMENSIONS

  • Length: 101.6 in
  • Width: N/A
  • Height: 59.6 in
  • Seat Height: 27.8 in
  • Wheelbase: 67.5 in
  • Ground Clearance: 6.1 in
  • Fuel Capacity: 4.5 gal
  • Fuel Economy: N/A
  • Wet Weight: 794 lbs.

OTHER

  • Warranty: 1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)

2012 Star Stratoliner Deluxe Color Option/MSRP:

  • Liquid Silver / $17,990

Available from February 2012