2014 Star Motorcycle Stratoliner Deluxe

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Big, imposing and strong, the 2014 Star Motorcycle Stratoliner Deluxe is a comfortable cruiser designed for those who like to travel with style.

As far as comfort is concerned the Stratoliner Deluxe is loaded with a long list of features that will make your ride as enjoyable as it can be. Among them you’ll find a Garmin Zumo 665 GPS, a modern fairing with integrated speakers and connectors for iPod/iPhone players, a handlebar-mounted audio control system, hard saddlebags and a sculpted seat.

The motorcycle is propelled by a 113-cubic-inch (1854cc), air-cooled, 48-degree V-twin with four pushrod-activated valves and two spark plugs per cylinder. For optimum performances, the engine features computer-controlled, twin-bore, fuel injection.

The engine is mounted on a lightweight aluminum frame which is paired with a Controlled-Fill die-cast swingarm.

The 2014 model year brinbgs brings a revised clutch that has lighter feel tha the previous unit.

The 2014 Star Motorcycle Stratoliner Deluxe can be yours for no less than $17,240.

Hit the jump for more information on the 2014 Star Motorcycle Stratoliner Deluxe.

Overview

Star Motorcycle Stratoliner Deluxe

Not all baggers are created equal.

The Stratoliner Deluxe is one of the most powerful and stylish baggers in its class. It’s packed with great features including: a Garmin® Zumo® 665 GPS with a flip down design loaded with features. It’s easy to see why the STratoliner Deluxe is in a class all its down.

2014 Star Motorcycle Stratoliner Deluxe Key Features:

Star Motorcycle Stratoliner Deluxe
  • Motorcycle-friendly Garmin® Zumo® 665 GPS with a flip down design is loaded with features, including: navigation, Bluetooth®, Sirius®/XM® satellite radio† capability, real-time weather and traffic, road condition warnings, and much more!
  • Stratoliner Deluxe comes standard with a fairing that includes integrated speakers and connectors for iPod® /iPhone® players, plus a convenient, handlebar-mounted audio control system.
  • A pair of large, color-matched, locking hard sidebags make the Stratoliner Deluxe excellent for long hauls and short trips.
  • Powerful and beautiful 113-cubic-inch (1854cc) air-cooled, pushrod V-twin produces great thrust at any speed.
  • Twin-bore downdraft electronic fuel injection provides optimum engine efficiency and throttle response in the widest possible range of conditions.
  • Neo-streamline design gives the Stratoliner Deluxe a completely distinctive look and the fairing offers excellent weather protection.
  • and low aluminum frame provides great looks and light handling unlike any other full-size cruiser.
  • A sculpted seat makes the Stratoliner Deluxe an excellent place to sit on long rides.
  • The Star Accessories Catalog is packed full of high-quality parts that invite Star owners to fully express their individuality.

New for 2014:

Star Motorcycle Stratoliner Deluxe
  • Clutch has a light, easy-pull operation - 20% less effort at the lever than before.

Engine:

Star Motorcycle Stratoliner Deluxe
  • 113-cubic-inch (1854cc) air-cooled, pushrod 48-degree V-twin has massive looks and performance.
  • pushrod-activated valves and two spark plugs per cylinder provides optimum combustion efficiency.
  • Ceramic-composite plated cylinders for superior heat dissipation with forged pistons cooled by oil jets. Provides outstanding reliability and longer engine life.
  • 9.48:1 compression ratio and aggressive cam timing increase power output across the board.
  • Computer-controlled, twin-bore, fuel injection monitors multiple engine parameters to calculate perfect mixture under all conditions; wide-angle 12-hole fuel injectors provide excellent atomization.
  • Exhaust Ultimate Power valve (EXUP®) inside the two-into-one exhaust system boosts torque.
  • Special custom-machining of the cooling fin edges gives a jewel-like appearance to the engine as light hits it from different angles.
  • 3300 rpm at 75 mph gives some idea of the Stratoliner Deluxe’s power and cruisability. Maximum torque is reached at only 2500 rpm.

Chassis/Suspension:

Star Motorcycle Stratoliner Deluxe
  • Aluminum frame is light, rigid, and requires few welds for a smooth, clean look. A light, Controlled-Fill die-cast swingarm complements the bike’s streamline style and reduces unsprung weight for great handling.
  • fork tubes serve up an excellent ride and a sweet appearance.
  • A tucked-out-of-sight single shock with adjustable spring preload out back provides a smooth ride under varying loads.
  • A thick, richly chromed 1.25-inch handlebar in chrome clamps carries the Stratoliner Deluxe’s switchgear wiring on the inside.
  • Flangeless, teardrop fuel tank carries a full 4.5 gallons of fuel.
  • 12-spoke wheels evoke a thick spoke look, but carry modern tubeless radial tires; a 130/70-18 front and a fat, 190/60-17 rear for excellent grip.
  • Front brake master cylinder with integrated lever operates a pair of 298mm front discs squeezed by strong monoblock calipers for excellent power, feel, and great style.
  • -light belt final drive routes power smoothly and efficiently to the rear wheel.
  • Floating floorboards and an adjustable heel/toe shifter help provide a comfortable, low-effort ride.

Additional Features:

Star Motorcycle Stratoliner Deluxe
  • Standard fairing with speakers. Stereo system is ready for iPod /iPhone players and includes convenient, handlebar-mounted audio controls.
  • Neo-streamline design gives the Stratoliner Deluxe a completely distinctive look and the fairing offers excellent weather protection.
  • A sculpted seat makes the Stratoliner Deluxe an excellent place to sit on long rides. Improves long range comfort.
  • Position beams within the main headlight housing provide great visibility.
  • -thumb operated high-beam switch, and right-thumb activated accessory driving light switch for great visibility.
  • clock-style instrumentation complement Stratoliner Deluxe’s neo-retro look and contains analog speedometer, tachometer and fuel gauge, along with twin digital tripmeters and odometer.
  • Bright multireflector headlight, LED taillight and amber turn signals behind clear lenses give a custom look.
  • Color matched, locking hard sidebags make the Stratoliner Deluxe perfect for short trips or long hauls.
  • A quick-detachable backrest is available as an accessory option.

Specifications

Star Motorcycle Stratoliner Deluxe
Engine TypeAir-cooled 48° V-twin; pushrod OHV, 4 valves/cylinder
Displacement1854cc
Bore x Stroke100mm x 118mm
Compression Ratio9.5:1
Fuel DeliveryTwin-Bore electronic fuel injection; throttle position sensor
IgnitionTCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition
Transmission5-speed; multiplate wet clutch
Final DriveBelt
FrameAluminum
Suspension / Front46mm telescopic fork; 5.1-in travel
Suspension / RearSingle shock; 4.3-in travel
Brakes / FrontDual hydraulic disc, 298mm
Brakes / RearHydraulic disc, 320mm
Tires / Front130/70-18
Tires / Rear190/60-17
Wheels12-spoke cast
Length101.6 in
Width41.5 in
Height59.6 in
Seat Height27.8 in
Wheelbase67.5 in
Ground Clearance6.1 in
Fuel Capacity4.5 gal
Fuel Economy**N/A
Wet Weight***813 lb
Warranty1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)
Price*$17,240

* Price 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, vechile, accessories, cargo and operator/passenger weight.

*** Wet weight includes the vechile with all standart equipment and all fluids, including oil, coolant (as applicable) and a full tank of fuel. It does not include the weight of options or accessories. Wet weight is useful in making real-world comparisions with other models.


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