Wednesday, August 4, 2010
XVS950A Yamaha Midnight Star 2010
The gearbox is 5-speed transmission and final belt drive, reliable and quiet in order to maximize the pleasure of driving a custom shiny and manageable but still able to ‘carry around’ pilot and passenger with a driving flexibility and regularity of supply as a reference.
The double-cradle steel frame and the odds of cycling are well in line with the style el’indole custom. The wheelbase is in fact of 1685 mm and tilt of the steering column is equal to 32 ° 10 ‘to well un’avancorsa of 145 mm. However, driving is not difficult even in tight spaces because XVS950A Midnight Star has a seat post only 675 mm from the ground and wide handlebars that ensures a perfect lever arm to handle 278 kg curb its mass.
The Cycling is reliable and contributes to the aesthetic: the fork 41 mm is in fact “faired” and the rear monoshock is hidden in plain sight, leaving the generously sized fork. Very nice also the design of the wheels, 8-spoke light alloy, which are fitted with tires of a large section 130/70 on 18 inch wheels front and 170/70 on 16-inch wheels at the rear.
The level of finish is very high, as tradition Yamaha especially in recent years, looking to the discharge on the right side with single silencer in bringing together the two manifolds together by an impeccable chrome.
XVS950A For 2010, the Midnight Star will be offered in two colors: ‘Midnight Black’, already range in color 2009, and ‘Blue Viper’, brighter than all ” Ocean Depth ‘of last year. Goes out of range but the ‘Dark Red’. The list price of this beautiful custom Yamaha and Euro 9690 fc .