Retro style is even cooler when it’s combined with Star engineering, including an SOHC air-cooled V-twin and shaft drive (Classic).
A medium-size adjustable windshield, large touring seat, passenger pillion pad and backrest provide great long-range, two-up comfort (Silverado).
Roomy and beautiful soft-leather saddlebags provide storage for long-range adventures (Silverado).
Long, low, stripped-down-to-the-bare beautiful essentials and powered by a modern SOHC V-twin, the V Star 1100 Custom goes as good as it looks (Custom).
With a seat only 27.2 inches from the pavement, the Custom is long and low, perfect for a plush ride (Custom).
Special Midnight 1100 Custom is decked out in shiny Raven paint with flames and blacked-out components throughout (Custom).
Efﬁcient and quiet shaft drive requires almost no maintenance.
Classic, rigid-look rear end serves up 4.5 inches of rear wheel travel damped by a hidden preload-adjustable shock.
The V Star 1100 Classic/Silverado/Custom achieves fuel economy up to an estimated 44 mpg** with a fuel tank that holds 4.5 gallons of gas.
65 cubic-inch (1063cc), air-cooled, SOHC, 75-degree V-twin is tuned for outstanding low- and mid-range torque — maximum torque is reached at only 2500 rpm — for exceptional overall cruising performance.
Forged lightweight pistons provide greater durability and reduced vibration and reciprocating mass.
Ceramic-composite, cylinder-bore plating ensures superior heat dissipation for better cooling and longer engine life.
Thick cylinder fins enhance the stylish look while increasing cooling efficiency.
Dual, heated Mikuni® 37mm carburetors with throttle position sensor feature a progressive pulley, electronic fuel pump and handy side-mounted air filter to ensure consistent fuel flow, great throttle response and optimum power throughout the rev range.
One-way cam, clutch-type starter decreases mechanical noise during starting.
Low-maintenance shaft drive delivers superior reliability and smooth cruiser ride quality.
Two-into-two exhaust system with dual shotgun-style staggered pipes play outstanding V-twin music and simplify aftermarket conversion.
Low-slung, large-diameter, rigid double-cradle frame with 33-degree rake creates strong, stylish machine with precise, predictable handling.
Low, 28-inch seat height lets nearly everybody touch the pavement and enhances maneuverability.
Extra-long, 64.8-inch wheelbase produces a long, low retro profile, with spacious ergonomics for added rider comfort and great handling (Classic and Silverado).
A flat, drag-style one-inch handlebar reinforces the custom performance theme (Custom).
Beefy, brushed steel telescopic front fork with 5.5 inches of travel smooths out the bumps.
Tucked-out-of-sight, link-type, preload-adjustable single rear shock with 4.5 inches of class-leading travel for a low profile that gives up a plush ride.
Large-diameter dual front disc brakes and a single rear disc provide strong, confidence-inspiring stopping power.
Comfortably placed, full-size rider floorboards enhance the ride by minimizing vibration and fatigue.
Stylish heel/toe shifter adds versatility and enhances overall cruising comfort (Classic and Silverado).
Fat, tubeless tires on seven-spoke aluminum wheels combine classic looks with modern ride quality, comfort and handling (Classic and Silverado).
Narrow tire on an 18-inch spoked front wheel looks the part, while a 15-inch fatty out back under a kicked-up fender completes the look (Custom).
2009 Star V Star 1100 Silverado Instruments
Industry-leading Star Family fit and finish features rich, lustrous paint and extensive chrome accents that create a timeless machine.
Large, 4.5-gallon teardrop fuel tank with class-leading fuel capacity serves up long-distance cruising range.
Deeply valanced steel fenders combine cool style with rugged durability.
Eye-catching, tank-mounted speedometer designed with a large face for easy reading of tripmeter/odometer displays and turn signal, neutral, high beam, low oil and engine diagnostic indicator lights.
Locking compartment under side cover provides secure storage for small items.