2007 Yamaha V Star 1100

Motorcyclist Online helps you research the used 2007 Yamaha V Star 1100 before buying this Cruiser bike. The 2007 VStar 1100 is made in Japan. With front Dual Disc brakes that will securely stop this motorcycle on demand. It comes standard with ...     read more
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2007 Yamaha VStar 1100

2007 Yamaha V Star 1100 Custom


Yamaha, the Japanese company, began producing motorcycles in 1955, starting with small-displacement bikes and then a developing a strong line of powerful competition bikes. In 1994 Yamaha established the Star brand, a line of cruisers, specifically for the U.S. market. The V Star 1100 cruisers, like other Star bikes, are designed in the United States. In 2007 Yamaha produced the V Star 1100 Custom, Classic and Silverado models, all design carryovers.

Powered by air-cooled, 1063cc, 75-degree V-twin engines with a single overhead cam, four valves per cylinder, the V Star 1100 models have two Mikuni downdraft-style carburetors. Ignition is electric. The five-speed manual transmission, with overdrive, works with a sturdy shaft final drive. A heel-toe shifter is standard. A telescopic fork with 5.5 inches of travel provides the front suspension for all three models; the rear suspension is a twin-sided swing arm and an adjustable spring preload shock. The front brake is an 11.7-inch disc; the rear brake is a 7.9-inch drum.

Of the three V Star 1100 models, the Custom is the lightest at 571 pounds dry; the Classic weighs in at 593 pounds, and the Silverado at 639 pounds. The Silverado is also the longest of the three models, just over eight feet. The two-piece seat on the Classic and the Silverado is a low 28 inches; the Custom’s seat is an even lower 27 inches. All three have the upright rider position typical of cruisers. The barebones instrumentation is also typical of cruisers: you get a speedometer and an odometer. Yamaha doesn’t provide an estimate of gas mileage; the tank holds 4.5 gallons.

It comes with lockable underseat storage, but a wide variety of saddlebags and tank bags are available, along with a huge selection of accessories to customize the bike and add bling. You can install an optional windshield, which will make highway riding more comfortable; and you can replace the standard two-piece seat with a solo seat if you prefer. Because the Silverado is designed as a touring bike, it has a standard adjustable passenger backrest, which can be detached. The passenger portion of the Classic’s two-piece seat is also detachable.

Yamahas are well known for being reliable, durable machines, and the V Star 1100 offers retro cruiser style and a smooth ride as well.

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2007 Yamaha V Star 1100 Specs

  • Model: V Star 1100 Custom; V Star 1100 Classic; V Star 1100 Silverado
  • Engine Type: air-cooled, 1063cc, four-stroke V-twin
  • Bore and Stroke: 3.74 inches x 2.95 inches
  • Compression ratio: 9:0:1
  • Valve Train: SOHC
  • Induction: Mikuni carburetors
  • Ignition: Electric
  • Transmission: Five-speed manual
  • Final Drive: Shaft
  • Fuel Capacity: 4.5 gallons
  • Estimated Fuel Economy: N/A
  • Brakes (Front): 11.7-inch disc
  • Brakes (Rear): 7.9-inch drum
  • Suspension (Front): Telescopic fork
  • Suspension (Rear): Twin-sided swing arm with adjustable spring preload shock
  • Wheelbase: 64.6 inches (Custom); 64 inches (Classic); 64.8 inches (Silverado)
  • Rake: N/A
  • Trail: N/A
  • Seat Height: 27.2 inches (Custom); 28 inches (Classic and Silverado)
  • Curb Weight: 571 pounds (Custom); 593 pounds (Classic); 639 pounds (Silverado)
  • Tires (Front): 130/90 SR19
  • Tires (Rear): 170/80 SR15


  • Billet passenger floorboards
  • Ball milled Billet swing arm covers
  • Chrome grips
  • Engine guards
  • Flat bar
  • Studded slant saddlebags
  • Fringed classic deluxe saddlebags
  • Halogen passing lamps
  • Boulevard windshield

Key Competitors For The 2007 Yamaha V Star 1100

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Available V Star 1100 Sub Models

2007 Yamaha V Star 1100 Custom Buyer's Guide 2007 Yamaha V Star 1100 Custom
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2007 Yamaha V Star 1100 Silverado Buyer's Guide 2007 Yamaha V Star 1100 Silverado
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2007 Yamaha V Star 1100 Classic Buyer's Guide 2007 Yamaha V Star 1100 Classic
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