2013 Yamaha Royal Star Venture


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Royal Star Venture



Venture From Coast to Coast

A super-smooth 1298cc V-four liquid-cooled powerplant wrapped in a high-tensile steel frame built to carry two people and plenty of gear in ultimate two-wheel comfort. When it comes to seeing North America in detail, there's no better way to do it than by Venture.

Key Features:

• This fully loaded luxury touring machine comes with everything serious riders need, including a four-speaker sound system with a Star-branded iPod touch®, a CB radio, intercom system, and AM/FM radio combined with a powerful and smooth V-four engine and front end chrome accents.

• There’s plenty of lockable storage in the form of a 15-gallon trunk and a pair of color-matched 9.3-gallon sidebags; that’s 33.6 gallons total.

• Ergonomically designed bucket-type seats with plush, wraparound passenger backrest for unbeatable long-range comfort.

• Industry’s premier rider support package includes a five-year, unlimited mileage warranty and 24-hour roadside assistance program.

• The Royal Star Venture S gets chrome accents to the front end.


• 79 cubic-inch liquid-cooled, V-four tuned to put out class-leading power — 97hp @ 6000 rpm and maximum torque at 89 ft.-lb. @ 4750 rpm — for incomparable touring performance.

• Four heated 32mm Mikuni carburetors with TPS deliver seamless throttle response and greater power across the entire rev range.

• Compact design, dual-intake system enhances performance without sacrificing fuel tank capacity.

• Large-capacity radiator ensures superior engine cooling for maximum efficiency.

• Single-axis internal counterbalancer reduces engine vibration.

• Wide-ratio, five-speed transmission with 5th-gear overdrive geared for both highway passing power and lower-rev cruising speeds.

• Low-maintenance hydraulic clutch actuation and strong, low-maintenance shaft drive for touring convenience.

• Four-into-two exhaust system puts out a throaty exhaust note and creates a long, low profile that’s easily customizable.


• High-integrity, single-backbone frame with solid engine mounting and 29-degree caster angle delivers quick, responsive steering and excellent handling.

• Class-leading long wheelbase (67.1-inches) provides exceptional roomy ergonomics for great rider control and comfort.

• Air-adjustable telescopic front fork designed with 29-degree caster angle and 5.5 inches of travel smoothes out the bumps and adjusts for varying load capacities.

• Air-adjustable link-type rear suspension features a vertically mounted single shock with 4.1 inches of travel for outstanding long-distance ride quality.

• Large-diameter front and rear disc brakes with sintered pads provide strong, linear stopping power.

• Wide, fork-mounted fairing, windshield, wind deflectors and frame-mounted lower cowlings offer outstanding weather protection.

• Full-sized floating-type rider and passenger floorboards reduce vibration and are positioned for optimal long-distance comfort.

Additional Features:

• Incomparable fit and finish includes flawless paint with extensive chrome and brushed stainless steel accents as well as deep, valanced steel fenders.

• 6.1-gallon fuel tank with low-fuel warning light ensures outstanding long-distance touring range.

• Large, powerful 12V 60/55-watt remote-adjustable halogen headlight maximizes nighttime visibility and cuts a stylish profile.

• Cigarette type DC accessory connector in fairing plus 2-pin DC accessory connector under the seat.

• Ignition switch with integrated steering lock mounted to front of fuel tank for extra convenience.

• Vintage-style console and instrument panel features: digital speedometer, odometer, dual tripmeters, fuel tripmeter, clock, fuel gauge, cruise control, TPS self-diagnosis, speed sensor, and neutral, high beam, turn signals and low oil-level indicator lights.

• Electronic cruise control switch located on right handlebar controls for ease of use.

• Handlebar-mounted 40-channel CB radio with dual antenna for CB and AM/FM radio.

• Single-point audio control system for AM/FM radio, cassette, and intercom is MP3-compatible and headset-ready. The system also includes a Star-branded iPod touch (8GB) with an iSimple SolutionsTM audio interface by AAMP of America.

• Four-speaker (14 watts per channel) system with automatic, speed-regulated volume control to help hear over wind noise.

• Two-way rider/passenger intercom system.

• Huge, 15-gallon rear trunk with easy, one-touch opener can hold two full-faced helmets and includes a lined interior storage pouch.

• Color-matched hard-shell saddlebags each feature handy, one-touch openers and spacious 9.3-gallon storage with interior pouch.

• 12V 18AH maintenance-free battery ensures easy, reliable starting.

  • Type: 79-cu.in. (1294cc) liquid-cooled 70 deg. V-four; DOHC, 4 valves/cylinder
  • Bore x Stroke: 79mm x 66mm
  • Compression Ratio: 10.0:1
  • Fuel Delivery: 4) 32mm Mikuni® CV carburetors
  • Ignition: TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition
  • Transmission: 5-speed, wide-ratio w/5th-gear overdrive; hydraulic clutch
  • Final Drive: Shaft
  • Suspension / Front: Telescopic fork; air-assist, 5.5-in travel
  • Suspension / Rear: Single shock; air-assist, 4.1-in travel
  • Brakes / Front: Dual hydraulic disc, 298mm
  • Brakes / Rear: Hydraulic disc, 320mm
  • Tires / Front: 150/80-16 71H
  • Tires / Rear: 150/90B15M/C 74H
  • Wheels: 7-spoke cast
  • Length: 104.5 in.
  • Width: 35.4 in.
  • Height: 61.6 in.
  • Seat Height: 29.5 in.
  • Wheelbase: 67.1 in.
  • Fuel Capacity: 6.1 gal.
  • Fuel Economy: 39 mpg
  • Wet Weight: 869 lb.
  • Warranty: 5 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)
Fuel economy estimates are based on US EPA exhaust emission certification data obtained by Yamaha. Your actual mileage will vary depending on road conditions, how you ride and maintain your vehicle, accessories, cargo and operator/passenger weight. Wet weight includes the vehicle with all standard equipment and all fluids, including oil, coolant (as applicable) and a full tank of fuel. It does not include the weight of options or accessories. Wet weight is useful in making real-world comparisons with other models.



Engine Type
70 deg. V-four; DOHC, 4 valves/cylinder
79-cu.in. (1294 cc)
Bore and Stroke
79mm x 66mm
Compression Ratio
Fuel System
(4) 32mm Mikuni® CV carburetors
TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition


Front Suspension
Telescopic fork; air-assist, 5.5-in travel
Rear Suspension
Single shock; air-assist, 4.1-in travel
Front Brakes
Dual hydraulic disc, 298mm
Rear Brakes
Hydraulic disc, 320mm
Front Tire
150/80-16 71H
Rear Tire
150/90B15M/C 74H


67.1 in.
Seat Height
29.5 in.
Fuel Capacity
6.1 gal.
39 mpg
Dry Weight
Curb Weight: 869 lb.


5-speed, wide-ratio w/5th-gear overdrive; hydraulic clutch
Final Drive


Standard: Digital
Standard: Digital
Charcoal Silver/Raven
5 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)