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Yamaha VMX12 V-Max Specs

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The Yamaha VMX12 V-Max model is a Custom / cruiser bike manufactured by Yamaha . In this version sold from year 1985 , the dry weight is  and it is equipped with a V4, four-stroke motor. The engine produces a maximum peak output power of 113.50 HP (82.8 kW) @ 8500 RPM and a maximum torque of 83.10 Nm (8.5 kgf-m or 61.3 ft.lbs) @ 6000 RPM . With this drive-train, the Yamaha VMX12 V-Max is capable of reaching a maximum top speed of  . On the topic of chassis characteristics, responsible for road holding, handling behavior and ride comfort, the Yamaha VMX12 V-Max has a Double cradle steel tube frame with front suspension being  and at the rear, it is equipped with Coil spring, oil damper left and right . Stock tire sizes are 110/90-V18 on the front, and 150/90-V15 on the rear. As for stopping power, the Yamaha VMX12 V-Max braking system includes Double disc size  at the front and Single disc size  at the back. 

Yamaha VMX12 V-Max General Information

Brand Yamaha 
Model Yamaha VMX12 V-Max 
Start year 1985 
Year 1985 
Category Custom / cruiser 
Factory Warranty (Years / miles)

Yamaha VMX12 V-Max Dimensions, Aerodynamics and weight

Frame type Double cradle steel tube 
Seat details Split seat with fuel filler cover 
Wheelbase 1,590 mm (62.6 inches) 
Length 2,300 mm (90.6 inches) 
Width 795 mm (31.3 inches) 
Height 1,160 mm (45.7 inches) 
Seat Height 765 mm (30.1 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting. 
Alternate Seat Height
Ground Clearance 145 mm (5.7 inches) 
Trail size 119 mm (4.7 inches) 
Wheels details
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions 110/90-V18 
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions 150/90-V15 
Front brakes Double disc 
Rear brakes Single disc 
Front Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions
Rear Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions
Curb Weight (including fluids) 274.0 kg (604.1 pounds) 
Dry Weight
Front Percentage of Weight
Rear Percentage of Weight
Weight-Power Output Ratio :
Fuel Tank Capacity 15.00 litres (3.96 gallons) 
Reserve Fuel Capacity 3.00 litres (0.79 gallons) 
Carrying Details and Capacity 225kg / 496 lb 
Front Suspension
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) 

Yamaha VMX12 V-Max Engine and Transmission Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders V4, four-stroke 
Engine details
Fuel system Carburettor. BDS35/Mikuni 
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity 1198.00 ccm (73.10 cubic inches) 
Bore x Stroke 76.0 x 66.0 mm (3.0 x 2.6 inches) 
Compression Ratio 10.5:1 
Number of valves per cylinder
Camshaft Valvetrain Configuration DOHC 
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower 113.50 HP (82.8 kW) @ 8500 RPM 
Maximum torque 83.10 Nm (8.5 kgf-m or 61.3 ft.lbs) @ 6000 RPM 
Engine Maximum RPM 9500 
Cooling system Liquid 
Lubrication system Wet Sump 
Engine oil capacity 4.70 litres (4.97 quarts) 
Exhaust system
Gearbox 5-speed 
Transmission type, final drive ratio Shaft drive (cardan) 
Clutch type Wet, multi disc 

Yamaha VMX12 V-Max Performance

Top Speed
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph)
Acceleration 0 to 400m (1/4 mile) 11.750 seconds 
Recuperation 60 to 140 km/h in highest gear
Fuel Consumption - MPG - Economy - Efficiency 7.35 litres/100 km (13.6 km/l or 32.00 mpg) 
CO2 emissions 170.5 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission) 

Yamaha VMX12 V-Max Electrical Systems, Ignition and Equipment

Ignition Type TCI 
Electrical Details Generayor system; AC magneto 
Starter Type Electric 
Instruments Analog speedometer, odometer, tachometer 
Lights Bulb type 
How much horsepower does a Yamaha VMX12 V-Max have?
The Yamaha VMX12 V-Max has 113.50 HP (82.8 kW) @ 8500 RPM.

How tall (seat height) is a Yamaha VMX12 V-Max?
The Yamaha VMX12 V-Max seat height is 765 mm (30.1 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.

How many gears does a Yamaha VMX12 V-Max have?
The Yamaha VMX12 V-Max have 5 gears.