1996 DragStar (XVS400)
(1996 / Production Model)
This 400cc cruiser model was the successor to the Virago 400. It had an air-cooled V-twin with chrome plating and a chassis design inspired by the fun and lively drag racing image with a low seat height and long wheelbase. It also featured gear ratios selected for optimum performance in the mid-speed range that best suited city riding, a shaft drive system with a stylish look and smooth drive feeling and other features for a light and enjoyable ride. This became Yamaha’s representative cruiser model.
- Overall length × width × height: 2,340mm × 845mm × 1,045mm
- Weight: 204kg
- Engine type: Air-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 2-valve, V-twin, 399cm³
- Maximum power output: 24.3kW (33.0PS) / 7,500r/min
- Maximum torque: 32.4N･m (3.3kgf･m) / 6,000r/min
- Price: ¥629,000
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