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The V Star 1300 Value
• More advanced 4-valve engine technology delivers superior torque and horsepower
• Belt final drive looks great and allows for easy personalization of the pulley
• No plastic fenders on the V Star 1300, real steel fenders front and rear
• Longer travel front suspension delivers smoother, more comfortable ride quality
• Dual front disc brakes vs. single set-­-up on Stateline® offer excellent braking performance
• Larger fuel capacity translates into a longer cruising range

FEATURE 2012 V Star® 1300 2012 Honda® VTX® 1300 Stateline®
Price $10,990 MSRP
Fully-featured with tons of advantages and a much lower price point*
$12,150 MSRP
Nearly $1,200 more than the V Star 1300*
Engine 1304cc, 80 cubic-­-inch V-­-twin Strong V-­-twin engine performance, higher 9.5:1 compression ratio for superior torque and horsepower, 4-­-valves per cylinder for optimum combustion efficiency 80 cubic-inch V-­-twin Only 3 valves per cylinder and lower 9.2:1 compression ratio
Final Drive Always popular belt final drive
Allows for personalization and offers great cruiser look
Shaft drive
Offers no opportunity for personalization
Fenders Steel fenders
Real steel fenders as preferred by cruiser customers
Plastic fenders
Front Suspension 5.3-inch wheel travel
Significantly longer travel soaks up the bumps for superior ride quality
Only 4-inches of wheel travel
Front Brake Dual, hydraulic 298mm, disc brakes
Deliver excellent stopping power and style
Only a single front disc brake
Fuel Capacity 4.9-gallons
Allows for longer cruising range
Only 4.4 gallons
Value* Best value
Loaded with competitive advantages and costs much less*