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12 Yamaha VMAX specificationsYamaha VMAX 2012


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The current incarnation puts a bigger engine in a more compact chassis to give awesome acceleration and precise handling. It comes with a 1,679cc liquid-cooled 4-stroke V4 engine that delivers huge torque and gives the rider previously unimaginable levels of power.

General information
Model:Yamaha VMAX
Year:2012
Category:Naked bike
Rating:69.3 out of 100. Show full rating and compare with other bikes
Price as new (MSRP):US$ 19890. Prices depend on country, taxes, accessories, etc.
Engine and transmission
Displacement:1679.00 ccm (102.45 cubic inches)
Engine type:V4, four-stroke
Engine details:Forged aluminum pistons and NGK® Iridium spark plugs with R1-type direct ignition coils
Power:200.00 HP (146.0 kW)) @ 9000 RPM
Torque:166.80 Nm (17.0 kgf-m or 123.0 ft.lbs) @ 6500 RPM
Compression:11.3:1
Bore x stroke:90.0 x 66.0 mm (3.5 x 2.6 inches)
Valves per cylinder:4
Fuel system:Injection. Fuel Injection with YCC-T and YCC-I
Fuel control:DOHC
Ignition:TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition
Lubrication system:Wet sump
Cooling system:Liquid
Gearbox:5-speed
Transmission type,
final drive:
Shaft drive (cardan)
Clutch:Wet, Multiple-disc diaphragm spring
Driveline:Constant Mesh
Fuel consumption:8.71 litres/100 km (11.5 km/l or 27.01 mpg)
Greenhouse gases:202.1 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission)
Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels
Frame type:Lightweight aluminum
Rake (fork angle):31.0°
Trail:147 mm (5.8 inches)
Front suspension:52mm telescopic cartridge fork w/oxidized titanium coating. Fully adjustable preload, compression and rebound
Front suspension travel:120 mm (4.7 inches)
Rear suspension:Single shock w/remote reservoir and remote adjustable for preload, compression and rebound
Rear suspension travel:110 mm (4.3 inches)
Front tyre dimensions:120/70-R18
Rear tyre dimensions:200/50-R18
Front brakes:Double disc
Front brakes diameter:320 mm (12.6 inches)
Rear brakes:Single disc
Rear brakes diameter:298 mm (11.7 inches)
Physical measures and capacities
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc:310.0 kg (683.4 pounds)
Seat height:775 mm (30.5 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Overall height:1,189 mm (46.8 inches)
Overall length:2,395 mm (94.3 inches)
Overall width:820 mm (32.3 inches)
Ground clearance:140 mm (5.5 inches)
Wheelbase:1,700 mm (66.9 inches)
Fuel capacity:15.14 litres (4.00 gallons)
Oil capacity:5.90 litres (0.39 quarts)
Other specifications
Starter:Electric
Factory warranty:1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)
Color options:Granite Gray
Further information
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