2013 Star V Star 1300 Deluxe | First Ride

Here’s the Midsize Custom Bagger You’ve Been Waiting For

By Marc Cook, Photography by Brian J. Nelson

tech SPEC 
Price$13,690
Engine typel-c 60-deg. V-twin
Valve trainSOHC, 8v
Displacement1304cc
Transmission5-speed
Claimed horsepowerna
Claimed torquena
FrameSteel-tube double-cradle
Front suspensionYHS 41mm fork
Rear suspensionYHS shock adjustable for spring preload
Front brakeDual Tokico two-piston calipers, 298mm discs
Rear brakeTokico two-piston caliper, 298mm disc
Front tire130/90-16
Rear tire170/70-16
Seat height27.2 in.
Wheelbase66.5 in.
Fuel capacity4.9 gal.
Claimed curb weightna
Contact Namewww.starmotorcycles.com

Verdict 4 out of 5 stars
A thoroughly pleasant, literally entertaining, and budget-conscious midsize bagger for those eschewing excess.

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