2006 Yamaha V Star Custom Base Key features: Dual exhausts, steel fenders, custom-looking clear turn signals, lots of chrome, etc. — the V Star Custom represents tremendous cruiser bang for the buck. Rigid-look frame in fact offers a great ride via a hidden rear shock with 3.4 inches of travel. 27.4-inch seat height lets even short riders get both feet on the pavement. . Special V Star Midnight Custom blacked-out version gets deep Raven paint and distinctive trim throughout. Features and Benefits: Engine: Beautiful 40 cubic-inch (649cc), air-cooled, 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 Wide-ratio 5-speed transmission ensures extremely usable, cruiser- friendly power delivery to the asphalt Low-maintenance shaft drive provides quiet, reliable performance. 2-into-2 chrome exhaust pipes create sleek styling and deliver maximum low- and mid-range engine output. Chassis/Suspension Stout, large-diameter steel frame designed to provide low seat height with ample rider legroom. Flat, drag style handlebars and bobbed fender evoke a look that’s both sporty and stylish. Long, 63.4-inch wheelbase adds to rider comfort and stable, predictable handling and creates a long and low retro look. Large, plushly padded, low-profile seat provides exceptional rider comfort while low, 27.4-inch seat height allows rider to put feet down for extra confidence at stoplights. 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 Rear shock tucked out of sight under sporty bobtail fender for that classic, hardtail look. Single front disc and rear drum brakes deliver strong, confidence- inspiring stopping power Narrow front tire on wire-spoked wheel completes the Custom design and delivers quick steering for sporty handling. Additional features: Industry-leading Star Family fit and finish features rich, lustrous paint and extensive chrome accents that create a stunningly timeless machine Large, 4.2-gallon teardrop fuel tank features class-leading fuel capacity for an extra long-distance cruising range. Beautiful, tank-mounted speedometer designed with a large face for easy reading of tripmeter/odometer displays and turn signal, neutral, high beam, and engine diagnostic indicator lights. Chrome, bullet-style 60/55-watt halogen headlight adds a nice stylish touch and maximizes nighttime visibility. Maintenance-free 12V 10AH battery ensures reliable, no-fuss starting. Locking helmet holder and storage compartment add convenience and security.