2013 Yamaha XV1900A Midnight Star

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Meet the 2013 Yamaha XV Midnight Star, a tasty motorcycle especially developed for those who search for a modern cruiser.

In terms of design, the 2013 Yamaha XV1900A Midnight Star features a tasty mix between the old school and modern styles. We especially like the imposing headlight which gives the motorcycle a distinctive look and the tear-drop fuel tank, pointed swingarm and the classic fenders. The dramatic look of the motorcycle is further enhanced by the numerous chromed details, the fat alloys and the pull-back handlebars.

The Yamaha XV1900A Midnight Star’s center piece is the air-cooled, 4-valve, 4-stroke, 2-cylinder V-type engine which is features twin-bore electronic fuel injection. The engine delivers a maximum power of 66.4 kW (90.3 PS) at 4,750 rpm and 155.1 Nm (15.8 kg-m) of torque at 2,500 rpm.

The Yamaha XV1900A Midnight Star is offered with a starting price of £13499.

Hit the jump for more information on the 2013 Yamaha XV1900A Midnight Star.

Overview

Yamaha XV1900A Midnight Star

Step on to a classically styled cruising machine, gloriously designed to capture the beauty of the age of the open road, yet packed with impressive torque, handling and comfort.

The XV1900A has the kind of dramatic looks to turn heads wherever you go, with a radical neo-streamliner shape, fat alloys, pull-back handlebars and a sparkling engine exterior.

But this is no casual victory for form over function. Our Art of Engineering philosophy demands beauty and top performance in equal measure and the air-cooled, 4-valve, 4-stroke, 2-cylinder Vtype engine combined with a host of other technical flourishes, means you’ll get both.

  • Twin-bore electronic fuel injection
  • Radical neo-streamliner look
  • 4-valve, 4-stroke, 2 cylinder, V-type engine
  • High torque power cruiser
  • Balancers minimise ride vibrations
  • Lightweight, long-wheelbase aluminium frame

Get out and explore the open road with Yamaha’s stunning range of cruisers. You’ll find throbbing torque, chromed-up style and the very best of 21st century bike technology - it’s the ultimate blend of cutting-edge engineering and cool cruiser lifestyle.

From the easy-riding of the XV950A to the classic styling and exhilaration of the XV1900A, the range combines high-powered engines and menacing looks with the ultimate in rider comfort and control - aided by technologies like Yamaha’s intelligent Unified Brake System.

So climb aboard and do whatever you’ve got to do, whether that’s a cross country hike or a gentle cruise, these bikes are ready.

12-spoke alloy wheels

Yamaha XV1900A Midnight Star

Cast alloy wheels, with a 12-spoke design that gives an impression of extra-thick wire spokes, underline this sophisticated cruiser’s very special blend of character, technology and style. To ensure smooth transmission of power, the rear wheel uses iron rubber dampers.

Design that sparkles

Yamaha XV1900A Midnight Star

If you see one cruising past, you’ll notice the XV1900A’s special sparkle. Our engineers have been able to create beautifully styled cylinders with extra-large cooling fins featuring very few vertical ribs. Each cylinder has 20 fins, each one specially treated to give a sparkling ’jewellery’ effect as sunlight reflects off the engine.

Fat, wide pull-back handlebars

Yamaha XV1900A Midnight Star

Mount an XV1900A and you’ll immediately notice the comfortable riding position. The fat, wide pull-back handlebars, together with the low seat height and long footboards make for a great riding position - and for added convenience the rocker-style shift pedal has front and rear sections that can be individually adjusted.

Neo-streamline cruiser bodywork

Yamaha XV1900A Midnight Star

When this rolling sculpture floats by, you see that virtually every component has been designed to appear as if it is flowing with the wind, whether it’s the flared fenders, teardrop fuel tank, swept-back handlebar holders or the pointed swingarm. It’s an expression of smooth speed and thrusting power.

4-valve, twin-spark cylinder heads

Yamaha XV1900A Midnight Star

One of the most important features of the1,854cc engine is its feeling of direct and instant power and the design of the cylinder heads and pistons play a major role. Two spark plugs per cylinder ensures instant combustion, while the 4-valve head and pent roof combustion chamber gives each cylinder high levels of gas-flow efficiency.

Left and right side balancers

Yamaha XV1900A Midnight Star

When you’re on a road trip and cruising cross-country for hours of uninterrupted riding pleasure, comfort is important. The XV1900A has been designed to cut out vibration, with balancers on both sides of the engine, while allowing the sensual pulse that lets the rider feel the engine working.

Specifications

Yamaha XV1900A Midnight Star
Engine type4-stroke
Displacement1,854cc
Bore x stroke100.0 mm x 118.0 mm
Compression ratio9.48 : 1
Maximum power66.4 kW (90.3PS) @ 4,750 rpm
Maximum torque155.1 Nm (15.8 kg-m) @ 2,500 rpm
Lubrication systemDry sump
Fuel systemc
Clutch typeWet
Ignition systemTCI
Starter systemElectric
Transmission systemConstant Mesh
Final transmissionBelt
FrameAluminium
Front suspension systemTelescopic forks, Ø 46 mm
Front travel130 mm
Caster angle30º
Trail152 mm
Rear suspension systemSwingarm
Rear travel152 mm
Front brakeHydraulic dual disc, Ø 298 mm
Rear brakeSingle Disc, Ø 320 mm
Front tyre130/70R18M/C 63H
Rear tyre190/60R17M/C 78H
Overall length2,580 mm
Overall width1,055 mm
Overall height1,105 mm
Seat height705 mm
Wheel base1,715 mm
Minimum ground clearance155 mm
Wet weight (including full oil and fuel tank)347 kg
Fuel tank capacity16 litres
Oil tank capacity5.2 litres
MSRP£ 13,499.00

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