Yamaha VMAX Review
Yamaha VMAX is a powerful sports bike from Yamaha. It is available in India and priced 24.00 lakh in India, Delhi Ex-Showroom. Performance, quality, styling are the strong point of Yamaha VMAX super sport bike. The disappointing thing is only its high price, which is not affordable for everyone. The bike currently available in single model with self start, disc brakes and alloys.
Yamaha VMAX Key Specifications
- 1,679cc, Liquid cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, 4-valve, V-type 4-cylinder engine
- Maximum output – 200.1PS / 9,000 rpm
- Wheelbase – 1,700 mm
- Minimum ground clearance – 140 mm
- Suspension (Front/Rear) Telescopic fork/Swingarm
- Clutch type – Wet, multiple-disc
- Transmission system – Constant mesh, 5-speed
- Maximum torque – 166.8Nm / 6,500 rpm
Engine, gears and Performance
Yamaha VMAX is powered by Liquid cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, 4-valve, V-type 4-cylinder engine. The Engine is a Cooling Liquid cooled with Displacement 1,679cc. It can makes Bore & Stroke of 90.0 x 66.0 mm. Engine features Compression ratio 11.3:1 and churns out Maximum output 200.1PS / 9,000 rpm and Maximum torque 166.8Nm / 6,500 rpm on ride.
The powerful sports bike gets Wet sump Lubrication system, Fuel injection Fuel system, Starter method of Electric, Clutch type of Wet, multiple-disc, T.C.I Ignition system etc. Engine mated with Constant mesh, 5-speed Transmission system . There is also Shaft drive Final transmission and offers 1.509/3.082 Primary/Secondary reduction ratio.
Yamaha VMAX Gear ratios includes 1st gear=2.375, 2nd gear= 1.81, 3rd gear= 1.4, 4th gear= 1.115 and the 5th gear = 0.935. There is a big capacity Fuel tank with volume of 15 litres. It can have Engine oil volume upto 5.9 litres for usage.
Yamaha VMAX Chassis
Yamaha VMAX gets a Aluminum, Diamond-shaped chassis. The Suspension used in Front/Rear is the Telescopic fork/Swingarm. There is also Wheel travel (Front/Rear) 120/110 mm, Caster angle 31° and Trail 148 mm.
Safety ensured with good suspension and brakes. The Brake Type is a (Front/Rear) Dual Hydraulic disc Ø 320 mm/Single Hydraulic disc brake Ø 298 mm. Wide tyres assures good grip at high speed. Tyre Size measures (Front/Rear) 120/70 R18M/C (59V)/ and 200/50 R18M/C (76V).
Yamaha VMAX Dimensions
This super sports bike measures, Overall Length x Width x Height – 2,395 x 820 x 1,190 mm. It also gets Seat height 775 mm, Kerb weight 310 kg, Wheelbase 1,700 mm and Minimum ground clearance of 140 mm. Yamaha VMAX weighs (Service weight) 310 kg.
Special Features of Yamaha VMAX
- 1679cc V4 , FI engine with YCCI, YCCT and Slipper Clutch
- Aluminium cast frame
- Speed / Tach meter with shift timing indicator
- Fully adjustable 52mm inner tube F.fork with black oxidized titanium coating
- Monoblock 6pistons caliper
- 18-Inch Front tyre.& 18-Inch Rear tyre
- 320mm floating double wave disk and ABS
- 298mm wave disk and ABS.
- LED tail light and OEL Multifunction display
Other luxury sports bikes from Yamaha with great power includes Yamaha XJ6 Diversion F. It is is a super sports bike from Yamaha powered by liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC 600cc engine. Yamaha FZ-09 is a powerful upcoming bike from Yamaha powered by 847cc, Liquid Cooled engine with 847cc engine displacement. Yamaha FZ-07 packed with a 689cc, 4-valves, 4-stroke engine. This is a powerful and aggressive looking upcoming sports bike in India.