Yamaha's profilation of this bike The Yamaha VMXN, VMXNC, V-Max, VMAX, is a cruiser motorcycle made by Yamaha since 1985, known for its powerful V4 engine, shaft drive, and distinctive styling.
General information Model: Yamaha VMX12 V-Max Year: 1985 Category: Custom / cruiser Rating: 62.3 out of 100. Show full rating and compare with other bikes Engine and transmission Displacement: 1198.00 ccm (73.10 cubic inches) Engine type: V4, four-stroke Power: 113.50 HP (82.8 kW)) @ 8500 RPM Torque: 83.10 Nm (8.5 kgf-m or 61.3 ft.lbs) @ 6000 RPM 1/4 mile (0.4 km): 11.750 seconds Max RPM: 9500 Compression: 10.5:1 Bore x stroke: 76.0 x 66.0 mm (3.0 x 2.6 inches) Valves per cylinder: 4 Fuel system: Carburettor. BDS35/Mikuni Fuel control: DOHC Ignition: TCI Lubrication system: Wet Sump Cooling system: Liquid Gearbox: 5-speed Transmission type, final drive: Shaft drive (cardan) Clutch: Wet, multi disc Fuel consumption: 7.35 litres/100 km (13.6 km/l or 32.00 mpg) Greenhouse gases: 170.5 CO 2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission) Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels Frame type: Double cradle steel tube Rake (fork angle): 29.0° Trail: 119 mm (4.7 inches) Front suspension travel: 140 mm (5.5 inches) Rear suspension: Coil spring, oil damper left and right Rear suspension travel: 100 mm (3.9 inches) Front tyre dimensions: 110/90-V18 Rear tyre dimensions: 150/90-V15 Front brakes: Double disc Rear brakes: Single disc Physical measures and capacities Weight incl. oil, gas, etc: 274.0 kg (604.1 pounds) Seat height: 765 mm (30.1 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting. Overall height: 1,160 mm (45.7 inches) Overall length: 2,300 mm (90.6 inches) Overall width: 795 mm (31.3 inches) Ground clearance: 145 mm (5.7 inches) Wheelbase: 1,590 mm (62.6 inches) Fuel capacity: 15.00 litres (3.96 gallons) Reserve fuel capacity: 3.00 litres (0.79 gallons) Oil capacity: 4.70 litres (0.31 quarts) Other specifications Starter: Electric Instruments: Analog speedometer, odometer, tachometer Light: Bulb type Electrical: Generayor system; AC magneto Seat: Split seat with fuel filler cover Carrying capacity: 225kg / 496 lb Comments: 1985 is the first year of the V Max line Further information
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