Smooth 950cc V Twin. Hard locking leather saddlebags, floorboards, passenger backrest, detachable windshield... this bike has it all. 2017 Yamaha V-Star 950 Tourer CONQUER ROAD Power, handling, comfort and style. The V-Star 950 Tourer offers serious middleweight performance in user friendly, confidence inspiring package. Lightweight, easy handling and a low seat height will appeal to new riders, while seasoned veterans will appreciate the comfort of the Tourer's quick release, locking windshield, and passenger backrest; not to mention the hard shell leather wrapped saddlebags. Discover your free spirit. POWER 942cc, air-cooled, SOHC, 4-valves per cylinder, 60° V-twin produces outstanding low- and mid-range torque - maximum torque is reached at only 3,500 rpm - for exceptional cruising performance and comfort. COMFORT The V-Star 950 Tourer is ready for those weekend getaways thanks to the lockable, quick release windshield and leather covered hard saddlebags. Your passenger will appreciate the peace of mind the quick detach, lockable passenger backrest offers too. Not riding that far? Remove the windshield and backrest and you have a cool looking bagger. The V-Star 950 Tourer... two bikes in one! Features may include: ENGINE 942cc, air-cooled, SOHC, 4-valve per cylinder, fuel injected, 60° V-twin power plant pumps out impressive power & torque. Maximum torque is reached at 3,500 rpms, for relaxed cruising performance. SOHC, pent-roof, 4-valve cylinder heads. Specially designed roller rockers activate the valves. No fuss, traditional air-cooled engine design. Automatic cam chain tensioners reduce mechanical noise & simplify maintenance. Liner-less, ceramic composite-plated cylinder bores. Flat top, lightweight forged aluminum pistons. Single pin style crankshaft. Wet sump lubrication system with easy access, spin on oil filter & drain plug for easy oil changes. Classic side mounted 3 litre air box houses an easy access, a high-flow viscous paper-type filter. "Closed loop", dual bore, 35 mm throttle body fuel injection system with linear throttle response for easy riding. Smooth-shifting, 5-speed transmission. Belt drive final drive. Maintenance-free transistor controlled ignition (TCI). 2 into 1 exhaust system. CHASSIS/SUSPENSION Tube type, double cradle steel frame. Steel swingarm compliments the frame and the overall chassis rigidity balance. 41mm KYB front fork offers 135 mm (5.3") of wheel travel. Adjustable Monocross style single-shock, link rear suspension with 110 mm (4.3") of wheel travel. Rear shock is vertically mounted behind the engine.