Star SCL Raider | First Ride

By Joe Gresh, Photography by Brian J. Nelson

Tech Spec

Evolution
The Star Raider, blinged-out with special parts, paint and acres of glistening chrome.
Rivals
Any of Harley-Davidson’s CVOs, Victory’s Ness Customs and perhaps Suzuki’s Boulevard M109R.
Tech
Engine Type a-c 48-deg. V-twin
Valve train OHV, 8v
Displacement 1854cc
Bore x stroke 100.0 x 118.0mm
Compression 9.5:1
Fuel system EFI
Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Transmission 5-speed
Claimed horsepower na
Claimed torque na
Frame Aluminum double-cradle
Front suspension YHSJ 46mm fork
Rear suspension YHSJ shock
Front brake Dual four-piston calipers, 298mm discs
Rear brake Single-piston caliper, 310mm disc
Front tire 120/70-21 Metzeler Marathon ME880
Rear tire 210/40-18 Metzeler Marathon ME880
Rake/trail 39.0°/4.0 in.
Seat height 27.4 in.
Wheelbase 70.9 in.
Fuel capacity 4.2 gal.
Claimed curb weight 730 lbs.
Colors Blazing Orange
Available Now
Warranty 12 mo., unlimited mi.
Contact Yamaha Motor Corp. USA
6555 Katella Ave.
Cypress, CA 90630
714.761.7300
www.starmotorcycles.com
Verdict 4.5 out of 5 stars
A lot of bling for your buck.

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