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Key Features

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    Fuel-injected V-twin engine

    The air-cooled 60-degree V-twin engine produces 80Nm of torque at 3,000rpm, making it ideal for urban use as well as spirited performance outside of the city’s limits. With a capacity of 58-cubic-inches (942cc) the motor’s cylinders have a composite plating while the piston is built from forged aluminium for reliability as well as performance.

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    Revised intake system

    Designed for outstanding efficiency and to contribute to the pure look of the bike, the new compact air cleaner is located on the right side of the motor. Flow analysis and road test evaluations have demonstrated this new style of air cleaner gives the XV950R motor excellent torque characteristics at low revs.

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    Re-modeled exhaust system and 3D ECU maps

    New 3D maps for the ignition timing and fuel injection increase the V-twin engine’s already excellent acceleration in the mid and low-speed ranges, optimizing its urban performance. To match this new fuel mapping, and further boost low to mid-range acceleration, the XV950R also features a newly designed 2-into-1 exhaust pipe layout.

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    New double cradle steel frame

    The V-twin engine has a rigid mount system to transfer the motor’s pulse through to the rider. A short wheelbase provides a light and agile ride for maximum maneuverability as well as a neutral and stable feeling when cruising. 41mm conventional style forks compliment the traditional look of the adjustable twin piggy back shock absorbers.

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    New 12-spoke wheels with wave discs

    To keep the bobber look, the XV950R utilizes newly designed 12-spoke cast wheels in 100/90-19 size front and 150/80-16 size rear. Together with the sporty suspension and floating rotor 298mm wave discs, these wheel and tyre sizes offer the optimum balance of performance, grip and feeling from the road’s surface. ABS is standard fitment.

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    Slim and stripped down look

    Yamaha’s unique flat line style and use of exposed metal components accentuates the bike’s pure simplicity while the V-twin motor gives a compact heart to the motorcycle. The XV950R has a raw metallic image while remaining simple in its design and sporty in its performance.

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    Headlight, teardrop fuel tank and buckskin-look seat cover

    The single round headlight, jewelry-look round LED rear light, use of stainless steel highlights and cut-down steel fenders all accentuate the XV950R’s bobber look. A 12 litre teardrop fuel tank with a central stripe of paint and a buckskin-look seat cover differentiates the sporier XV950R from the XV950 model.

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    Rubber damped clutch to reduce rider fatigue

    To aid urban use a rubber damper is incorporated within the clutch mechanism, helping to reduce rider fatigue during frequent use.

Technical Specifications

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  • Engine
    Engine type
    air-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valves, V-type 2-cylinder
    Displacement
    942cc
    Bore x stroke
    85.0 mm x 83.0 mm
    Compression ratio
    9.0 : 1
    Maximum power
    40kW (54.3PS) @ 5,500 rpm
    Maximum Torque
    79.5Nm (8.1kg-m) @ 3,000 rpm
    Lubrication system
    Wet sump
    Clutch Type
    Wet, Multiple Disc
    Ignition system
    TCI
    Starter system
    Electric
    Transmission system
    Constant Mesh, 5-speed
    Final transmission
    Belt
    Fuel consumption
    5l/100km
    CO2 emission
    115g/km
    Carburettor
    Fuel Injection
  • Chassis
    Frame
    Double cradle
    Front travel
    135 mm
    Caster Angle
    29º
    Trail
    130mm
    Front suspension system
    Telescopic forks, Ø41 mm
    Rear suspension system
    Swingarm
    Rear Travel
    110 mm
    Front brake
    Hydraulic single disc, Ø298 mm
    Rear brake
    Hydraulic single disc, Ø298 mm
    Front tyre
    100/90-19M/C 57H (Tubeless)
    Rear tyre
    150/80B16M/C 71H (Tubeless)
  • Dimensions
    Overall length
    2,290 mm
    Overall width
    830 mm
    Overall height
    1,120 mm
    Seat height
    690 mm
    Wheel base
    1,570 mm
    Minimum ground clearance
    130 mm
    Wet weight (including full oil and fuel tank)
    252 kg
    Fuel tank capacity
    13litres
    Oil tank capacity
    4.3litres
    Remark
    EU4 compliant
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