2008 Yamaha V Star 1100 Classic

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2008 Yamaha VStar 1100 Classic

Model Overview:

2008 VStar 1100 Classic

Bodystyle Cruiser
Warranty 12 months
Manufacturer Country Japan
Introduction Year N/A
Displacement (cc) 1063
Engine Type V Twin
Nextstep Bg

2008 Yamaha V Star 1100 Classic


The 2008 Yamaha V Star 1100 cruisers are available in the Classic, Custom, and Silverado trims. The engines for the Yamaha V Star 1100 series are all air-cooled and have two valves per cylinder. These cruisers are around 8.08 feet long, 37.2 inches wide and about 43.3 inches tall. The 2008 V Star 100 cruisers have a turning radius of about 10.8 feet and around 5.5 inches of ground clearance available.

All of the 2008 V Star 1100 cruisers come equipped with a two-piece leather seat that is designed to hold up to two riders. The passenger seat on these V Star 1100 cruisers is detachable. A grab rail, floor board for the driver and foot pegs for the passenger are all standard features on the 2008 V Star 1100 cruisers. The motorbikes also come equipped with standard fork guards and exhaust guards as well.

The dashboards of these motorbikes feature digital instrumentation, a trip odometer, and a speedometer. The frames of these motorbikes are made of steel, and the wheels are made of aluminum. These cruisers provide additional storage under the seat and lockable storage as well. Many riders like these cruisers because they are comfortable to ride, and prove to be reliable over the long-term.

New For 2008
  • The three different Yamaha V Star 1100 cruisers were carryover for 2008. Surveyed riders gave a higher overall rating for the 2007 V Star 1100 Classic cruisers when compared to the 2008 version due to superior engine performance, reliability, fun, design, racing track and touring capabilities and safety as well.

2008 Yamaha V Star 1100 Specs

  • 2008 Yamaha V Star 1100 Classic, V Star 1100 Custom, V Star 1100 Silverado
  • Engine Type: 1063 cc four-stroke two-cylinder V-Twin
  • Bore and Stroke: 3.74 x 2.95 inches
  • Compression ratio: 8:3:1
  • Valve Train: SOHC
  • Induction: Carburetor
  • Ignition: Electric
  • Transmission: five-speed manual
  • Final Drive: Shaft
  • Fuel Capacity: 4.5 gallons and 1.19 gallon reserve
  • Estimated Fuel Economy: N/A
  • Brakes (Front): Dual Hydraulic Disc
  • Brakes (Rear): Hydraulic Disc
  • Suspension (Front): Telescopic Fork
  • Suspension (Rear): Twin Sided Swing Arm
  • Wheelbase: 64.8 inches
  • Rake: N/A
  • Trail: N/A
  • Seat Height: 27.9 inches
  • Curb Weight: 600 pounds
  • Tires (Front): Dunlop 130/90 SR16
  • Tires (Rear): Dunlop 170/80 SR15


  • The 2008 Yamaha V Star 1100 lineup is available in Raven With Flames and Galaxy Blue
  • Ball Milled Billet Air Cleaner Insert and Oil Filter Access Cover
  • Billet Fork Cap Covers, Front Brake Caliper Accents, Handlebar Risers, Handlebar Risers With Star Logo, Left and Right Mirror Various Styles and Passenger Floorboards as well
  • Boulevard Comfort Cruise Solo Seat and Windshield
  • Chrome Frame Inserts, Grips, Instrument Visor, Lower Deflector, Master Cylinder Cover, Passenger Footpegs With Rubber Inserts, Rider Floorboards and Upper Handlebar Clamps
  • Comfort Cruise Studded Long or Tour Passenger Pillion Pad
  • Cruiselite Classic Throw Over Saddlebags
  • Custom Studded Passenger Backrest Pad
  • Custom Tri-Bar Passing Lamps
  • Mini Tank Cover and Narrow Leather Tank Panel
  • Passing Lamp Mounts and Light Visors
  • Plain Passenger Backrest Pad and Saddlebags
  • Rear Fender Rack and Rear Luggage Rack
  • Sealed Lamp Passing Lamps
  • Smooth Fork Stem Nut Cap
  • Solid Billet Right and Left Mirror Various Styles
  • Solo Comfort Cruise Seat Studded
  • Speedstar Air Cleaner Assembly
  • Stiletto Comfort Cruise Seat
  • Studded Passenger Backrest Pad
  • V Star Windshield Mounting Hardware
  • Wide Leather Tank Panel With Pocket

Key Competitors For The 2008 Yamaha V Star 1100

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Available V Star 1100 Sub Models

2008 Yamaha V Star 1100 Custom Buyer's Guide 2008 Yamaha V Star 1100 Custom
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2008 Yamaha V Star 1100 Silverado Buyer's Guide 2008 Yamaha V Star 1100 Silverado
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