2008 Yamaha C3 Scooter Review — Motorcycle USA

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2008 Yamaha C3 Scooter

It’s easy to have an on Yamaha’s C3, but take a moment to about the C3’s purpose. does the C3 fit into the world of scooters?

The utilitarian styling and of the C3 has made it an increasingly common in cityscapes.

Well, I believe the C3 is an experiment in efficiency. When you add up the you can really see how Yamaha has successfully the most out of the smallest package this baby. First, Yamaha a tiny 50cc, 4-… and added a tuned fuel system to achieve a reported 115

Then on its tiny frame built a huge, side-hinged bin with a nine-gallon capacity.

The package weighs less 200 lbs and that’s with oil and a full of gas. Even with all efficiency the C3 manages to hit the 40 mph mark on her

You might expect that an experiment so successful might some hideous shortcomings in the department, but I tell you what; I the C3 is a real eye catcher.

I look at a lot of and I can’t think of another scooter that looks like a C3. She’s got this Cushman charm about Boxy and slim but sturdy and very maneuverable, the C3 puts much-needed fun in functionality.

Watch the C3 Scooter in action in the Motorcycle USA C3 Scooter video .

So, what’s up with name, ‘C3’? Yamaha’s number is XF50. People refer to her as the C-Three, but the name is ‘C-Cubed’, making reference to her large under seat storage capacity.

I said gallons, but to put that in perspective I mine around with a camera, still camera, and more.

In another experiment I was able to a dozen 12oz beverages there, though you should that anything cold in the chest won’t stay way for long due to the close proximity to the

If you need even more space you can add an optional rear Don’t get too carried away the C3’s carrying capacity as the owner’s manual states the maximum capacity is 187 lbs.

One to note about the storage is that it’s a bit shallow. not going to fit a full face or a ¾ helmet under the seat. To up for it, the C3 has a helmet hook at the front of the that allows you to effectively your helmet using the seat closure.

The only problem with the area is that it’s shallow. Definitely not enough to store a full face or 3/4 helmet.  At least it has a helmet hook at the of the seat to secure your

She may not be fast, but she’s still The lightweight, short wheelbase and but chunky 10” tires make her maneuverable. You could even the C3 up a curb with her 4.5 inches of clearance. Like nearly all scooters, the C3 has a constantly variable transmission (CVT).

Just and go.

The seat is pretty wide and low at under 29 inches from the It’s relatively comfortable for jaunts but one owner, who has put 900 miles on says the seat “starts to like an old oak church pew after 25

Let’s talk about the engine. Yamaha’s fuel-injected liquid-cooled, SOHC, 4-…, engine is built and tuned to be The speedometer stops at 40 mph and it makes it in just less than 36

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If the top speed of 40 mph doesn’t cut it for you, I that she can be derestricted to hit 48 mph if you don’t blowing your 115 mpg and potentially your scooter.

Very gauges.  Speedometer (tops out at fuel, high beams, engine and check temperature.

The is very simple; one gauge for the and odometer, one for the fuel gauge and lights to indicate high engine maintenance and temperature

Besides the optional rear the C3 also has an optional windscreen to you from wind and debris you race down the road at 40

The C3 features an electric starter a backup kick start handy) and also has a standard, handlebar to give you some options (did I hear ape and a single headlight mounted above the front fender for a clean and simple style. of style, the C3 takes a unique to the traditional scooter leg shield. of a fixed shield the C3 has a narrow that turns along the front forks.

I’m not sure if that makes it any functional as a leg shield, but it looks

The C3 has a pretty narrow which means more in tight spaces, but there is in the way of leg protection, so watch those

The C3 is available in Red, White Blue for the 2008 model Red or Silver for 2009 and they all a one-year manufacturer’s warranty. be able to pick up this feat of Japanese engineering for $1,999 MSRP ($2099 for

If you’re looking for scooter to get you campus, you’re not going to a better-suited ride. The C3 has room for you and books. She’s clean, and efficient with a look is somehow rugged and cute at the time.

As long as you’re not or touring, the C3 will make an road companion.

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