Yamaha VMX1200 V-Max (1993 - 2005)

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Yamaha VMX1200 V-Max (1993 - 2005)

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Reviewed: by Visordown
Wheeling the bike out of the showroom and into the sunlight I got my first chance to really poke around a Vmax. It’s still a good-looking bike, mean and aggressive with the huge engine dominating its style. The monstrous, yet somehow only 1198cc, V4 is styled for show with the ...  Continue reading

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Despite the down sides, I've owned 2 , massive grin factor, but in the end the handling and brakes eventually make you look elsewhere for riding fun, I spent a lot on upgrades but its still shaft drive and far Continue reading...
You have to remember this bike was built for one purpose only - straight line power! She is still a lovely looking bike that will turn more heads than your modern plastic - has more character too! With a few af Continue reading...
The max i had previous to the one i have now,was stage 7 tuned,with nitros,giving 175bhp AT THE BACK WHEEL,without the nos on ,and 225 bhp AT THE BACK WHEEL,with it on.It was lowered,and DID go round bends.Ther Continue reading...
Would recommend just for the acceleration and fun to see if it will go round the corner. Continue reading...
Although the parts are not impressive, the sum is. I have little problem keeping ahead of the pack on fast A roads and if I've loaded up on the Immodium it can hammer down country lanes. Its weakness is a bac Continue reading...

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Cult bike with a legendary reputation.
 
Handling is iffy to say the very least. More power than the chassis can cope with.
  • Price: £6799.00
  • Year: 1993 - 2005
  • Top speed: 155mph
  • Engine capacity: 1198cc
  • Power: 140bhp
  • Torque: 118lb ft
  • Weight: 262kg

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