Buyers Guide 2016 Star V Star 950 Tourer | Buyer's Guide

2016 Star V Star 950 Tourer | Buyer’s Guide

2016 Star V Star 950 Tourer

2016 Star V Star 950 Tourer | Buyer's Guide
2016 Star V Star 950 Tourer

With a claimed range of over 200 miles, the 2016 Star V Star 950 Tourer is a serious pavement pounder. Lighter, smaller, and less powerful than most cruising tourers, the air-cooled 57.5-cubic-inch machine is welcoming to newer riders looking to get on the open road.

The seat height of 26.6 inches is not intimidating, and disc brakes at both ends add to rider confidence. Forged pistons, four valves per cylinder, and ceramic-coated cylinders makes the most of the modest displacement.

This year, there is no standard V Star 950, so the Tourer’s backrest and windshield is quickly detached. They are locked into place when needed, but only require the ignition key to be set free.

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2016 Star V Star 950 Tourer Specs:

  • Engine: 58-cubic-inch (942cc) air-cooled SOHC
  • V-twin; 8 valves
  • Bore x stroke: 85 x 83mm
  • Compression ratio: 9.0:1
  • Fuel delivery: Electronic fuel injection
  • Ignition: Transistor dontrolled
  • Transmission: 5-speed; multiplate wet clutch
  • Final drive: Belt
  • Front suspension: Telescopic forks; 5.3 inches of travel
  • Rear suspension: Single shock; 4.3 inches of travel
  • Front brake: 320mm hydraulic disc
  • Rear brake: 298mm hydraulic disc
  • Front tire: 130/70-18
  • Rear tire: 170/70-16
  • L x W x H: 95.9 x 39.4 x 52.8 inches
  • Seat height: 26.6 inches
  • Wheelbase: 66.3 inches
  • Fuel capacity: 4.5 gallons
  • EPA estimated fuel economy: 47 mpg
  • Wet Weight: 657 lb
  • Warranty: 1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)

2016 Star V Star 950 Tourer Color:

  • Raven

2016 Star V Star 950 Tourer Price:

  • MSRP $9790

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With 50 years of riding experience, Don Williams is a fan of all kinds of motorcycles. He enjoys sport bikes, cruisers, dirt bikes, touring bikes, adventure bikes, dual sport bikes, and rideable customs. Ask Don what his favorite bike is and he will tell you, "Whatever bike I'm on."

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