Yamaha VMAX

Yamaha V-Max
Yamaha V-Max .jpg
ManufacturerYamaha Motor Company
Production1985–
SuccessorVMAX
ClassPower cruiser
Engine1,197 cc (73.0 cu in) liquid-cooled DOHC 70° V-4
Bore / stroke76 mm × 66 mm (3.0 in × 2.6 in)
Top speed240 km/h (150 mph)[1]
Power108 kW (145 hp) (rear wheel)[2]
Torque112.7 N⋅m (83.1 lbf⋅ft) (rear wheel)[2]
Transmission5-speed
Rake, trail29°, 4.7 in (119 mm)
Wheelbase1,590 mm (63 in)
DimensionsL: 2,300 mm (91 in)
W: 795 mm (31.3 in)
H: 1,160 mm (46 in)
Seat height765 mm (30.1 in)
Weight271 kg (597 lb)[1] (dry)
286 kg (631 lb)[2] (wet)
Fuel capacity15 L (3.3 imp gal; 4.0 US gal)
Fuel consumption34.2 mpg‑US (6.9 L/100 km; 41.1 mpg‑imp)[2]
RelatedYamaha Venture
Yamaha Royal Star

The Yamaha V-Max, (called VMAX after 2009), is a cruiser motorcycle made by Yamaha since 1985, known for its powerful 70° V4 engine, shaft drive, and distinctive styling.

  1. ^ a b MacMahan, Chris (September–October 2007). "Yamaha V-Max". Motorcycle Classics. Retrieved February 8, 2018.
  2. ^ a b c d "Performance Index '10" (PDF), Motorcycle Consumer News, Bowtie Magazines, 2010, archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-02-15, retrieved 2011-02-14