2014 Yamaha V-Max

2014 Yamaha V-Max
MSRP $17,990

The Yamaha VMAX enlists its power through the powerful 1679cc V4 engine and four bore fuel injection. It has a slipper clutch, ABS and adjustable front and rear suspension. It encompasses the Yamaha Chip Controlled Throttled (YCC-T) fly-by-wire-system enabling the VMAX to accelerate with ease. The Yamaha VMAX utilizes a wide 200 millimeter rear tire, and a Monocross rear suspension with a piggyback reservoir.

Engine Type65° V-4, DOHC, four valves per cylinder
Engine Displacement1679cc
Bore Stroke90.0 mm x 66.0 mm
Compression Ratio11.3:1
Fuel SystemFuel Injection with YCC-T and YCC-I
IgnitionTCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition
Starting SystemElectric
TransmissionFive-speed multiplate slipper clutch
Final DriveShaft
Rake Trail31° / 5.8 in.
Seat Height30.5 in.
Wheelbase66.9 in.
Front Suspension52 mm telescopic cartridge fork w/oxidized titanium coating. Fully adjustable preload
Rear SuspensionSingle shock w/remote reservoir and remote adjustable for preload
Front BrakeDual 320 mm wave-type discs; radial mount 6-piston calipers, Brembo radial pump
Rear Brake298 mm wave-type disc, single-piston caliper and Brembo master cylinder
Front Tire120/70-18
Rear Tire200/50-18
Fuel Capacity4.0 gal.
Dry Weight683 lbs. (Wet) / 686 lbs. (Wet) California model

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