2014 - 2016 Yamaha V-Star 650 Custom

2014 - 2016 Yamaha V-Star 650 Custom
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A Mid-Displacement Classic Cruiser

Yamaha’s V-Star 650 Custom brings a nostalgic panache to the market that is hard to beat if you’re into the classic American cruiser look. A 40 cubic-inch V-twin powers the V-Star with 37.6 pounds o’ grunt on tap and a configuration that accentuates the vibe that the designers were going for. The factory goes for broke with laced wheels and a faux-rigid frame to go with a truly antiquated rear drum brake. There are plenty of these rides out there with the hardtail-look, so let’s take a gander at Yamaha’s little mid-size cruiser.

Continue reading for my review of the Yamaha V-Star 650 Custom.

 

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