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Yamaha Bolt Specs, Manuals, & Info

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If you’ve got a Bolt, or XV950, that you’re working on, you’ve come to the right place.

Whether you’re doing a full rebuild or restoration motorcycle project or you just need to complete some routine maintenance, we’ve got all the information and links to what you need to do the job right.

On this page you’ll find:

  • Links to the motorcycle service manual for your Bolt.
  • Where you can find used Bolts for sale to start a new motorcycle project or get a parts bike.
  • Specs, details, and information about the history of the Bolt. may earn an affiliate commission when you make a purchase through the links on this page.

Bolt Specs & Details

The Yamaha Bolt was introduced by Yamaha in 2013 (2014 model year) as a cruiser, cafe racer, and scrambler styled motorcycle.

It offers a highly customizable design that works well with a variety of different styles and customizations with a large selection of aftermarket components.

Specs for the Yamaha Bolt include:

  • Top Speed: 100 mph.
  • Engine Displacement: 924cc
  • Cylinders/Engine Type: 2 cylinders V-twin
  • Compression Ratio: 9.0:1
  • Transmission: 5 speed.
  • Wet Weight: 542-547 lbs.

Bolt Years & Variations

Model years for the Yamaha Bolt (XV950) go from 2014 to present.

Model variations include:

  • Yamaha Bolt XV950
  • Yamaha Bolt R-Spec XV950R
  • Yamaha Bolt Scrambler SCR950
  • Yamaha Bolt Racer C-Spec

Find a Used Yamaha Bolt for Sale Near You

If you’re looking for a Bolt of your own or need a donor parts bike for your current motorcycle project, you can use the used bike search tool to find what you’re looking for.

Click your state below to find used Bolts near you.

These motorcycle search engines search Craigslist listing for the entire state so you don’t have to individually search each specific region.

Once you’ve got the bike up and running, be sure to check back to our motorcycle registration and title guides if you need help getting plates (Especially if you’ve bought the Bolt without a title).

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