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Review of Yamaha 2017 V Star 1300 Tourer bike

When someone is going for the long ride, then tourer bike is the only option, and if the tourer bike is from Yamaha Brand, then the journey will be awesome. The Yamaha Brand has newly launched a new Yamaha 2017 V Star 1300 Tourer bike for long ride lovers that offers some features that make the trip amazing. The new Yamaha 2017 V Star 1300 Tourer bike has got the powerful engine along with the best-colored chassis. This bike has incredible suspension and braking system. The seat offers comfort for both rider and passenger. The tires provide good grip in all conditions. The review of Yamaha 2017 V Star 1300 Tourer along with the price and Specification are written below.

Yamaha 2017 V Star 1300 Tourer

Yamaha 2017 V Star 1300 Tourer – Specification and Price


The all-new Yamaha 2017 V Star 1300 Tourer comes with the best and powerful engine of 1304 cc. It is a liquid cooled SOHC 600 V-twin engine that has the four valves per cylinder. The compression ratio of this new engine is 9.5:1 and has dual counter-balancers. The engine offers ideal performance to keep the friction at the minimum level. It has the best and first small roller-type rocker arms with the needle bearing. They also contribute in mass centralization. The four valves per cylinder design deliver the better combustion efficiency. The rocker arms help in reduction of friction for better performance and it also reduces wear. It has the best ceramic-composite-plated cylinder that offers the best heat dissipation, high durability and it reduces the oil consumption as well. The engine features the high-quality aluminum with 100 mm of pistons that have the lightweight, high strength compact design for high performance and reduced vibration. The new forged connecting rods has a single crankpin for true V-twin sound and power. The twin-bore fuel injection is very impressive on this bike. Each of the cylinders is fed by its injector spraying into twin throttle bodies of 40 mm, while the computer controlled system delivers the precise amount of mixture of air and fuel for optimal performance. It will result in high, smooth and seamless performance across the full range of engine rpm. This bike has the 5-speed transmission that has the smooth shifting and best gear ratio. It has the belt drive that transfers power from the transfer to the wheel. The belt system is immaculate, quiet and maintenance free. This engine has the stylish air-cooled engine with the Sly cooling system that routes liquid through hidden hoses and internal passages for the better look of air cooled and best liquid-cooled performance.

Yamaha 2017 V Star 1300 Tourer

Chassis and Suspension

The all-new Yamaha 2017 V Star 1300 Tourer comes with the best and colorful frame. The suspension of this bike performs well. This system consists up of front fork that features the big fork tubes of 41 mm with the stainless covers that look good and has better performance. The rear suspension has the bottom-link-type motocross system with the new gas charged only shock and the adjustable spring preload. The suspension system offers the best handling and comfort over the bigger bumps in the roads. The shape of the seat is redesigned with the dish shape for the greater comfort, and it allows the rider to touch the ground easily. Both of the Fenders are real steel that gives a quality look and makes the customization easier. The fuel tank of the bike is sculpted flat and sleek for the best style and comfort. The tank has the fuel capacity of 4.9 gallons that offers the plenty of traveling range. This bike has the seven-spoke aluminum wheels that match the rear pulley mount fat; it has the 16 inches of tires that have good road grip. The braking system is fully functional and has dual front disc brake of 298 mm and single rear disc brake. The design is quiet similar to the 2017 Yamaha V Star 950 Tourer but has got more power.

Yamaha 2017 V Star 1300 Tourer

Other Features

The new Yamaha 2017 V Star 1300 Tourer bike comes with the number of functions that makes the ride enjoyable. This bike has the chrome headlight that has the chrome belt guard. This bike has the retro modern bar that has an analog speedometer with the LCD with the twin trip meter and the clock. It also provides the information about the indicator lights for high beam, turn signals, low fuel, and low oil level, coolant temperature, and engines characteristic function. The chassis of this bike has the best quality paint that offers the best look. It has the floating floorboards and the adjustable heel and toe shifter that provides the comfortable, small ride effort that makes the ride better. This bike has the bright multi-reflector headlight with the LED taillight and the amber turn signals that provide the custom look.

Unique Key Features

  • Quick Release Windshield and Backrest
  • Sporty, Modern Power
  • Legendary Yamaha Handling
  • Well Finished Detailing
  • Fuel Efficient
  • Ready to Customize

Yamaha 2017 V Star 1300 Tourer – Price

The all-new Yamaha 2017 V Star 1300 Tourer bike comes with the beautiful Galaxy Blue color. This bike will be available from October 2016 and has the price of $12,599.

Yamaha 2017 V Star 1300 Tourer

Yamaha 2017 V Star 1300 Tourer – Specs


Engine Type 80-cubic-inch (1304 cc) liquid-cooled SOHC V-twin, eight valves
Bore x Stroke 100.0 mm x 83.0 mm
Compression Ratio 9.5:1
Fuel Delivery Fuel injection
Ignition TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition
Transmission 5-speed; multi-plate wet clutch
Final Drive Belt

Yamaha 2017 V Star 1300 Tourer


Suspension / Front 41 mm telescopic fork, 5.3 inches travel
Suspension / Rear Single shock, 4.3 inches travel
Brakes / Front Dual hydraulic disc, 298 mm
Brakes / Rear Hydraulic disc, 298 mm
Tires / Front 130/90-16
Tires / Rear 170/70B-16


Lx W xH 98.0 inches x 39.4 inches x 59.8 inches
Seat Height 27.2 inches
Wheelbase 66.5 inches
Rake (Caster Angle) 32.7°
Trail 5.7 inches
Maximum Ground Clearance 5.7 inches
Fuel Capacity 4.9 gallons
Fuel Economy 42 mpg
Wet Weight 712 lb

Yamaha 2017 V Star 1300 Tourer Specs


Warranty 1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)


This article provides the complete review along with the specification and price of newly launched Yamaha 2017 V Star 1300 Tourer bike of Yamaha Brand. It is the best bike for the long ride. It has got the best and fuel efficient engine. The chassis is compact lightweight and has attractive colors. The seat offers the superb comfort for both rider and passenger. If you are looking for the tourer bike that Yamaha 2017 V Star 1300 Tourer is the best choice you have.

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