Yamaha Scooter Showroom — TMAX 500

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Yamaha T-Max 500

2001 European Model TMAX

A 500cc Sports with an entirely new kind of

On July 6, Yamaha Motor Co. and Yamaha Motor Europe NV at a press launch in Naples, the entirely new 2001 European model Yamaha TMAX, a commuter powered by a newly liquid-cooled 4-… 499cc engine.

The new TMAX mounts a developed liquid-cooled 4-… engine with horizontally-opposed balancer on a diamond-type frame and (1) outstanding high-speed performance in riding, (2) handling comparable to a and (3) excellent convenience and comfort, it a model that breaks out of the mold to offer an entirely new of riding experience.

Main of the Yamaha TMAX

Development aim

strong growth since the annual demand of 430,000 the European motorcycle market 126cc) reached 800,000 in 1999. One of the driving forces this growth has been the scooter Yamaha Majesty 250 in 1996 and now established as a popular in Italy and other markets Europe. Since the Majesty’s the other manufacturers have out with look-alike models have also contributed to growth in this sector.

What has made the Majesty 250 so is its comfortable ride and sporty At the same time, however, from the market have hopes for a next-generation commuter expanded potential for long-distance touring and even more and comfortable tandem riding.

In to the above market needs, the new was developed around the concept of a sports commuter with the and functions to enable comfortable and tandem touring over a 100 to 300 range from European on the weekends, all in a completely new scooter

In practical terms, the development were for a machine that offer the full enjoyment of fun riding while at the same offering comfort as a commuter.

In terms of its technical features, the mounts a newly developed 4-… twin-cylinder engine horizontally-opposed reciprocating balancer on a frame to achieve (1) comfortable and riding performance at high speeds even in tandem (2) Handling stability equivalent to of a motorcycle and (3) outstanding convenience and All this makes the TMAX a that throws out all the preconceptions of a scooter can be.

Technical features

DOHC twin with reciprocating balancer

The newly lightweight, compact-design liquid-cooled DOHC parallel twin 499cc engine adopted on model has a 360-degree crank and plated cylinders. It has a bore x of 66mm x 73mm, a 10.1:1 ratio, has a max. power of 29.4 kW (40PS) and develops a torque of 45.8N-m (4.67kgf-m).

This engine is characterized by its design resulting in a slim width and features a horizontally-opposed balancer with aluminum positioned opposite the crank to greatly reduce vibration. innovative new-design Yamaha balancer concentrates its moving as low as possible in the unit to make use of space, while at the same effectively using primary force to cancel out the secondary force, thus reducing to contribute to a more comfortable

What’s more, the adoption of air induction system reduces emissions.

Compact new-design belt CVT transmission for outstanding

To accomodate the increased displacement of the a new-design rubber-belt Continuously Transmission (CVT) has been In combination with the wet type automatic centrifugal clutch, it very smooth running This CVT unit features a practical design that the drive shaft on the right-hand (opposite from a conventional

This makes it possible a slight amount of torque before deceleration in the ratio to increase reliability while making more efficient use of space.

Diamond-type frame

A diamond-type tubular frame is and the engine mounted with rigid mounts to make it a member in the frame to achieve overall chassis rigidity. the chassis adopts the same of telescopic front fork on sports motorcycles, large front and rear tires, rear wheel shaft and a rigidity rear arm. In front-rear weight distribution has optimized.

The combined effect of features is outstanding running at high expressway speeds.

more, handling stability has increased by use of Yamaha’s exclusive analysis technologies.

Pivot drive shaft and 2-stage chain

Yamaha T-Max 500

A Yamaha-exclusive rear arm (aluminum rear arm) places the drive shaft and shaft on the same axis is Positioning the rear arm’s shaft supporting point and the shaft on the same axis for a more compact design, and a silent chain system is that transfers drive to the silent chain by means of a mechanism. The chain has also made maintenance-free by running it in an oil fully enclosed in the rear

Excellent convenience as a commuter

The of abundant storage space you for in a commuter has been provided. The storage space under the is capable of holding a full-face and a B4 size briefcase.


1) Outstanding starting is assured the adoption of two auto-starter fitted

2) Curved-type radiator for excellent capacity

3) Oil cooler to reduce oil to a minimum

4) Front and rear disc

5) Same pull-type horizontal shock absorber under the as on the Yamaha Royal Star

6) banking angle equivalent to of a motorcycle

7) Large-capacity 14-liter tank

8) Front 120/70-14 and 150//70-14 tires

9) Multi-reflector headlights reminiscent of the YZF-R1

Yamaha T-Max 500
Yamaha T-Max 500
Yamaha T-Max 500
Yamaha T-Max 500
Yamaha T-Max 500
Yamaha T-Max 500


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