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2001 YAMAHA TMAX 500
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The Yamaha TMAX is an A2 licence friendly premium maxi scooter with sporty bike credentials and is powered by a liquid cooled 499 cc parallel twin four stroke engine, producing 40 bhp at 6,750 rpm and maximum power at 5,500 rpm. It’s a stressed member of the frame for increased rigidity.
Steel tubular frame
Automatic CVT gearbox with enclosed chain final drive
267 mm disc up front with single piston caliper
267 mm disc at the rear with single piston caliper
38 mm telescopic fork with 120 mm travel
Rear shock with 120 mm travel
Folding rear pegs
There is a handy glove box on the right and the lit underseat storage takes a full face helmet. The 3-spoke 14″ wheels take a 120/70 tyre at the front and 150/70 at the rear.
2001: Yellow, blue, silver
2002: Red, plum, yellow, silver
2003: Blue, red, plum, silver
2004: Silver, dark blue, light blue, black
2005: Blue, red, silver, black
2006: White/blue, blue/grey, black
2007: Silver, blue, black
Did You Know?
The Tmax was one of the first big engined scooters and sold around 100,000 units in Europe.
2004: Increased compression ratio, fuel injection, power jump from 40 to 45bhp, fork up to 41mm, 3 to 5 spoke wheels, front brakes upgraded to two piston calipers and rear wheel up to 15″. The front brakes are now dual discs, the rear has a parking brake and the console sees a major update with a rev counter.
2005: Optional ABS adds 5 kg to the weight.
2006: Special edition TMAX Black (Black Max) features a black colour scheme with red detailing on the seat and calipers. The rims are also polished.
2007: Night Max special edition, a bit like the Black Max but with blue instead of red.
Capacity: 499 cc (average)
Power: 40 bhp / 30 kW (average)
Red Line: 7,000 rpm (average)
Top Speed: 90 mph / 145 km/h (average)
Economy: 40 mpg / 7.1 L/100km (average)
Range: 120 miles / 193 km (average)
Fuel Capacity: 14.0 litres / 3.1 gallons (average)
Seat Height: 800 mm / 31.5 inches (average)
Wet Weight: 218 kg / 481 pounds (heavy)
Dry Weight: 197 kg / 434 pounds
Power to Weight: 0.183 bhp/kg / 0.137 kW/kg
MAXI SCOOTER PARALLEL TWIN A2
Model: Yamaha T-Max 500
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Engine and transmission
Displacement: 499.0 ccm (30.45 cubic inches)
Engine type: Twin, four-stroke
Power: 40.0 HP (29.2 kW)) @ 7000 RPM
Torque: 45.8 Nm (4.7 kgf-m or 33.8 ft.lbs) @ 5500 RPM
Top speed: 160.0 km/h (99.4 mph)
0-100 km/h (0-62 mph): 7.80 seconds
Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels
Physical measures and capacities
Dry weight: 197.0 kg (434.3 pounds)
Power/weight ratio: 0.2030 HP/kg
Seat height: 795 mm (31.3 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.