2018 Yamaha Star Venture, 2018 Yamaha Star Venture JOURNEY FURTHER All-New "top-of-the-line" transcontinental tourer combines emotional V-Twin performance with cutting-edge comfort and technology. Features may include: High Torque Engine with Cutting-Edge Rider Aids Featuring a torque-rich 1854cc air-cooled V-twin, Star Venture® produces smooth, effortless passing power even when fully loaded. And with ride-by-wire throttle control, traction control and selectable riding modes, Star Venture brings class-leading technology to the luxury touring class. New Yamaha Sure-Park System With Star Venture s Sure-Park System, parking maneuvers are a breeze, even fully loaded. Controlled from the handlebar, an electric motor provides forward and reverse drive to assist during tricky parking situations, especially on rough or poor traction surfaces. Integrated Infotainment System With a high-output audio system and a large, high-mounted touch and voice controlled infotainment system, the Star Venture puts the rider in command. Music, navigation, communications and vehicle systems are integrated cleanly into a single system that sets new standards for two-wheeled technology. Adjustable Ergonomics and Aerodynamics Star Venture adapts to rider and passenger needs straight from the dealership floor, with adjustable ergonomics, wind protection and controls. Grip warmers and heated seats for both rider and passenger come standard, with a low seat height for confidence at every stop. Advanced Chassis Designed around a rigid chassis and advanced suspension systems, the Star Venture is built to offer Yamaha s renowned handling ability when the road turns twisty, without losing the comfort or straight-line confidence expected from a luxury tourer. Transcontinental Option Package Riders that step up to the Star Venture Transcontinental Option Package benefit from a range of options, with enhanced infotainment features including GPS navigation, SiriusXM®, additional speakers and Yamaha s exclusive Dual Zone audio control. Standard LED fog lights, additional onboard storage and an alarmed security system round out the package.