The new V-Max ... click the pic to see the galleryYAMAHA unveiled their all-new V-Max today in Madrid, at Santo Tome, an old airfield converted into a drag strip. The launch was witnessed by Europe's top motorcycle journalists. And I was there too
FOOTAGE FROM the 2009 Yamaha V-Max launch shows the new 200bhp V-four musclebike anhialating a 2500bhp drag racer.We reckon the car driver's not quite trying as hard as he could...
, capable of producing up to 210bhp from its 4 x 450cc pistons. A monstrous cast aluminium chassis, coupled with decent quality suspension front and rear, should mean the new V-Max will handle far better than its boat-like predecessor.The bike is due to make
single-cylinder, 4-stroke, 4v, 125cc engine. It is equipped with electronic injection and makes 15bhp at 9,250rpm – the maximum legal limit for a learner.The SR Max 300 is equipped with a single cylinder, 4v, liquid cooled, electronically-injected 278cc
Last week I took my 2011 ZX-10R to PDQ to get it run up on the dyno. You can see the video here.The horsepower result on its own looks good; 173.14bhp @ 12,5000rpm. However, the torque figure isn't quite what I expected. At 74ftlb, it's strong
There's very, very few bikes that'll have me getting into my leathers at 7am on a Sunday morning, but here I am at the girlfriend's place, shunning the snug delights of a breakfast shag followed by breakfast in bed, choosing instead to go for a ride on a motorcycle. At my age? Wh...
YAMAHA have revamped their flagship T-Max scooter for 2012, unveiling the updates at the Milan show.The popular maxi scooter has been given a larger engine, up from 500cc to 530cc. The power remains the same at 46bhp but the low-to-mid range torque
YAMAHA has announced a new 400cc version of its X-MAX scooter for 2013.With 31.5 bhp and 25 lb-ft of torque from the liquid-cooled 395cc single, the new bike is capable of 90-plus mph, and should be pleasingly quick off the lights, as the 20 bhp/15
2010 MOTOGP CHAMPION Jorge Lorenzo has passed his practical exam for his A2 driving licence, meaning he can now ride bikes up to 47bhp.Lorenzo admitted to 20minutos.es that he was nervous ahead of the exam as he wasn't used to being tested. He also
Click the pic to see the galleryMORE pictures of the new V-Max from Yamaha – showing the 70 degree V-twin motor that will power the muscle cruiser. The 1800cc motor is expected to produce around 210bhp (compared with the original bike’s 145
Become a fan of Visordown
Follow us on twitter
Other Immediate Media Sites
Our eCommerce Platform
© Immediate Media Company Ltd 2012. This website is owned and published by Immediate Media Company Limited. www.immediatemedia.co.uk