This midsize Star® brings modern classic styling
along for a lighter, sportier, hot-rod-inspired ride.
80-cubic-inch (1304cc) liquid-cooled, fuel-injected
V-twin produces excellent power across the board
along with a highly stimulating exhaust note.
Modern-classic design, including a two-into-one
exhaust, gives the V Star 1300 that distinctive Star
Steel chassis gets 48 percent of the bike’s
weight on the front tire, for quick, light handling
Authentic cruiser features such as belt drive
and steel fenders open up the customization
possibilities even further.
Estimated 42 mpg* means over 200 miles of riding
The Star Accessories Catalog is packed full of
high-quality parts that invite Star owners to fully
express their individuality.
80-cubic-inch (1304cc) liquid-cooled, single overhead cam
60-degree V-twin with dual counterbalancers offers plenty of
Computer-controlled twin-barrel fuel injection provides optimal
mixture whatever the temperature or altitude.
Four valves per cylinder (36mm intake, 32mm exhaust) provide
optimum combustion efficiency; roller rocker arms reduce
friction for better performance and reduced wear.
Ceramic composite cylinder sleeves contain 100mm forged
pistons for excellent durability and longevity.
9.5:1 compression ratio and aggressive cam timing produce
plenty of power across the board and a distinctive exhaust note.
Forged connecting rods ride a single crankpin for true V-twin
sound and power.
Smooth-shifting transmission feeds power to an efficient, low-maintenance belt drive.
Sly cooling system routes liquid through hidden hoses and
internal engine passages for air-cooled looks and liquid-cooled
performance. Oil filter is easy to get to but also tucked nearly
out of sight for clean looks.
Hydraulic cam chain tensioner reduces noise and maintenance.
Steel cradle frame has four solid engine mounts—including
one atop the front cylinder head—for maximum rigidity and
Stylish, braced steel swingarm and rear wheel are controlled
by a single linkage-mounted shock absorber, adjustable for
41mm fork tubes with stainless covers look great and serve up a
smooth, controlled ride.
The shape of the seat has been designed with a “dish” shape for
great comfort, and it allows riders to touch the ground easily.
Fuel tank carries 4.9 gallons of fuel. Mounting the fuel pump in a
separate, tucked-away sub-tank allows the thin tank design.
Seven-spoke cast wheels and matching rear pulley mount
fat, 16-inch tires for a cool period look albeit with big contact
patches on the road.
A pair of 298mm front brake discs provide excellent power
Strong, light and low maintenance belt final drive routes power
smoothly and efficiently to the rear wheel.
Star quality paint, chrome and detailing vie for attention
wherever you look; fenders are steel not plastic.
A 3D tank emblem design adorns the V Star 1300 and evokes a
The V Star 1300 gets lot of chrome with a chrome headlight
housing and chrome belt guard. Plus, there’s a gloss black finish
on the frame that adds a high-quality look.
Retro-modern bar-mounted instrumentation contains analog
speedometer along with LCD display; indicator lights for high
beam, turn signal, low oil level, low fuel, coolant
temperature, neutral—and engine diagnostic function.
Rider floorboards for comfort and room; heel/toe shifter makes
moving through the five-speed gearbox a snap.
Bright multireflector headlight, LED taillight and amber turn
signals behind clear lenses give a custom look.