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2012 Yamaha Zuma 50F Photo Gallery
If there's a better way to get around a dense urban environment than a 50cc scooter, we haven't found it yet.
We take a spin on the Yamaha Zuma 50F, where our contributing Scooter Editor asks, “Two Strokes Good, Four Strokes...Better?” Read more about the scooter in our
2012 Yamaha Zuma 50F First Ride
Not too fast! Yamaha's three-valve Single provides adequate, but not very exciting power.
Stop! Slick red-painted caliper and 180mm wave rotor work as good as they look.
A full-face helmet can go under the seat, six pounds can go on the luggage rack, your groceries can hang from a retracting hook and a cold beverage fits snuggly in the cup holder. Tell us again why you need your car?
Instrumentation is minimal but adequate. Old-school analog odometer is ready for 99,000 miles of cheap thrills, but makes recording fuel economy challenging.
The Zuma even includes a cup holder for your cappuccino.
2012 Yamaha Zuma 50F
Bug-eyed lamps carry on the Zuma styling theme we've seen since the '80s. Focus groups rejected other styling options.
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