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85 Yamaha VMX12 V-Max specificationsYamaha VMX12 V-Max 1985


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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
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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 CO2 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
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