2013 Yamaha V-Star 650 Custom Specs and Price - Yamaha V-Star 650 Custom features lots of chrome, luminous paint, rear fender tail, and clean quiet convenience of the drive shaft. Do not be surprised if your friends think it is one of a kind custom machines.
We started with an authentic V-twin powerplant and a sleek, low-slung chassis, and then tricked out with lots of chrome, rich paint and rear fender tail. And thanks to the profile “chopper”, drive shaft, and a low seat height, the end result is no ordinary custom. V-Star 650 Custom is so stylish and unique, people will swear you have adjusted yourself. Do not worry – we will not tell people.
Estimated fuel economy is based on U.S. EPA exhaust emission certification data obtained by Yamaha and converted into Canadian measurements. Your actual mileage will vary depending on road conditions, how you ride, maintain your vehicle, accessories, cargo and operator / passenger weight.
Star Custom is the lightest of the full-size Stars, which means great handling and performance are along for the ride, too. Dual exhaust, custom-looking clear turn signals, lots of chrome V-Star Custom is a tremendous cruiser bang for the money. Classic rigid-look rear section presents a 3.4-inch rear wheel travel damped by a hidden shock preload adjustable, offers a great ride.
Beautifully chromed and polished 649cc (40-cubic-inch), air-cooled, SOHC, 2 valves per cylinder, 70 degree, V-twin cranks power torquey low and mid-range for smooth cruising performance. Maximum torque occurs at a low 3000 rpm. This machine has been designed to produce strong torque and horsepower in the most useful range of riding.
BDS28 Twin Mikuni carbs with throttle position sensor provide crisp throttle response. Wide-ratio, 5-speed transmission ensures extremely useful, cruiser-friendly power delivery. Tooth 5 is overdrive gear for reduced engine RPM at highway speeds for a smooth comfortable ride.
Light clutch action is perfect for novice riders. Maintenance-free, transistor-controlled ignition provides a confident start and engine performance is very good. Classic, side-mounted air cleaner not only adds special styling touch but also easy to service. Automatic cam chain tensioners reduce maintenance and mechanical engine noise. Many quality chrome engine parts highlight and value.
Provide a stable ride and predictable handling while creating a retro look long and low. of wheel travel ensures a trip smooth, comfortable ride. Chip guard helps prevent stone knicks from damaging tubes.
Spring preload-adjustable, single-shock rear suspension lowers the center of gravity for excellent handling and easy maneuverability. There are 7 steps wheel travel spring preload adjustment.
Low-profile seat provides exceptional rider comfort, while the seat height class-leading low 695mm (27.4 “) allows riders to put feet firmly on the ground for most extra confidence.
Industry-leading, Star family fit and finish features rich, lustrous paint and extensive chrome accents creating a machine as amazing as it was strong. Lock the side cover of the storage compartment adds convenience and safety.
Type 40-cubic-inch (649cc) air-cooled 70° V-twin; SOHC, 2 valves/cylinder
Bore x Stroke 81 x 63mm
Compression Ratio 9.0:1
Fuel Delivery (2) 28mm Mikuni® CV carburetors
Ignition TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition
Transmission 5-speed; multiplate wet clutch
Final Drive Shaft
Frame Steel; hidden shock
Suspension / Front 41mm telescopic fork; 5.5″ travel
Suspension / Rear Single shock; adjustable preload, 3.4-in travel
Brakes / Front Hydraulic disc, 298mm
Brakes / Rear 200mm drum
Tires / Front 100/90-19
Tires / Rear 170/80-15
Length 92.1 in
Width 34.6 in
Height 42.3 in
Seat Height 27.4 in
Wheelbase 63.4 in
Ground Clearance 5.5 in
Fuel Capacity 4.2 gal
Fuel Economy** 49 mpg
Wet Weight*** 514 lb / California model: 518 lb
Warranty 1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)
*Prices and specifications subject to change without notice. Please read your Owner’s Manual and all labels before operation.
**Fuel economy estimates are based on US EPA exhaust emission certification data obtained by Yamaha. Your actual mileage will vary depending on road
conditions, how you ride and maintain your vehicle, accessories, cargo, and operator/passenger weight.
***Wet weight includes the vehicle with all standard equipment and all fluids, including oil, coolant (as applicable) and a full tank of fuel.
2013 Yamaha V-Star 650 Custom