Top Features:

  • Light and Nimble Chassis
    The V Star Custom is the lightest of the full-size Stars, which means great handling and performance are along for the ride, too.
  • Style Plus Value
    Dual exhausts, custom-looking clear turn signals, lots of chrome—the V Star Custom represents tremendous cruiser bang for the buck.
  • Plush Ride Quality
    Classic rigid-look rear end serves up 3.4 inches of rear wheel travel damped by a hidden preload-adjustable shock, offering up a great ride.
  • Low Seat Height
    27.4-inch seat height lets riders get both feet on the pavement.
  • Fuel Efficient Engine
    Estimated 49 mpg means over 200 miles of riding before fill-ups.


  • Stylish, Torque-Rich Motor
    Beautifully chromed and polished 40-cubic-inch (649cc) air-cooled, SOHC 70-degree V-twin cranks out torquey low and mid-range power with minimal engine rpm—maximum torque is reached at only 3000 rpm—for powerful, smooth cruising performance.
  • High-Tech Cylinders
    Forged, lightweight pistons run in a plated ceramic-composite cylinder-bore. This advanced design ensures superior heat dissipation, greater durability and reduced vibration.
  • Sealed Shaft Drive
    The V-Star’s efficient and quiet shaft drive requires almost no maintenance.
  • Advanced Fueling
    Dual heated Mikuni® 28mm carburetors with a throttle position sensor (TPS) features a progressive pulley, electronic fuel pump and handy side-mounted air filter. This system provides a consistent fuel flow, great throttle response and optimum power throughout the rev-range.
  • Broad, Flexible Gearing
    Wide-ratio five-speed transmission ensures extremely usable, cruiser-friendly power delivery to the asphalt.
  • Sleek Paired Exhausts
    Two-into-two chrome exhaust pipes create sleek styling and deliver maximum low- and mid-range engine output.


  • Robust Steel Frame
    Stout, large-diameter steel frame is designed to provide low seat height with ample rider legroom.
  • Bobbed Styling Touches
    The bobbed fender evokes a look that’s both sporty and stylish.
  • Stable and Stylish Geometry
    Extra-long, 63.4-inch wheelbase adds to rider comfort, handling, and creates a long and low retro look.
  • Low Seat Height
    Large, low-profile seat provides exceptional rider comfort while low, 27.4-inch seat height allows the rider to easily put their feet down on the pavement for extra confidence at stoplights.
  • Plush Suspension
    41mm aluminum telescopic front fork with 5.5 inches of travel and tube protectors ensures a smooth ride with stylishly sporty durability. Link-type, preload-adjustable single rear shock with 3.4 inches of travel provides excellent handling and plusher ride quality.
  • Hidden Shock Design
    Rear shock is tucked out of sight under sporty bobtail fender for that classic, hardtail look.
  • Reliable Stopping Power
    Single hydraulic front disc and rear drum brakes deliver strong, confidence-inspiring braking power and feel.
  • Custom Wheel and Tire Package
    Narrow front tire on wire-spoked wheel completes the V-Star Custom’s design and delivers quick steering for sporty handling.

Additional Features:

  • Built to Turn Heads
    Industry-leading Star family fit and finish features rich, lustrous paint and extensive chrome accents that create a stunningly timeless machine.
  • Ready to Travel
    Large, 4.2-gallon teardrop fuel tank features class-leading fuel capacity for extra-long-distance cruising range.
  • Tank-Mounted Instruments
    Beautiful, tank-mounted speedometer is designed with a large face for easy reading of tripmeter displays and turn signal, neutral, high beam, and engine diagnostic indicator lights.
  • Bright Headlight
    Chrome, bullet-style 60/55-watt halogen headlight adds a nice, stylish touch and maximizes nighttime visibility.
  • Modern Battery
    Maintenance-free 12V 10AH battery ensures reliable, no-fuss starting.
  • Standard Convenience
    Under seat helmet holder increases convenience for the rider, as does a locking compartment under side cover for secure storage for small items.