Is a VMAX hard to ride?

Just easy on the power, especially when banked over or on wet roads, and you’ll be totally fine. I don’t agree with this statement at all. Any bike will handle poorly if it has not been set up correctly for the rider.

How does Vboost work on VMAX?

V-Boost. V-Boost is a system that opens butterfly valves in the intake manifold between the 1st and 2nd and between the 3rd and 4th cylinders starting from 5,750 rpm. The valves are opened gradually to match the rising engine speed with a signal provided by the ignition system.

Are VMAX fast?

Below, we take a look at the Yamaha VMax’s in-gear and outright acceleration through the gears, along with its top speed….Yamaha V-Max 1700 Acceleration and top speed.

Yamaha VMax Acceleration And Top Speed
Speed Time
100-150 mph 7.61
SS/QM 10.20 @140.1 mph
SS/KM 19.00 @ 164 mph

How fast is a 2020 VMAX?

135 mph
Top Speed: 135 mph (Est.)

Do Yamaha still make the VMAX?

After a 35-year run, the Yamaha VMAX is dead after 2020.

What year is the fastest Vmax?

By quarter-mile time, 12 seconds or less

Model year Motorcycle Final speed
2010 Yamaha VMAX 137.00 mph (220.48 km/h)
2016 Yamaha YZF-R1 146.62 mph (235.96 km/h)
2002 Kawasaki ZZ-R1200 136.90 mph (220.32 km/h)
2014 EBR 1190RX 140.29 mph (225.77 km/h)

What is Vboost?

The Vboost is a tube with butterflies between the manifolds on each bank that opens at 6,000 rpm. Does the VMax engine normally use 1 carb per engine side(or 2 cylinders), then when VBoost kicks in it opens an additional carb per side.

How much is a 2020 Vmax?

From $17,9992020 Yamaha VMAX / MSRP

How much is a Yamaha V-Max worth?


Suggested List Price Average Retail
Base Price $17,999 $17,255
Options (Add)
Total Price $17,999 $17,255

How many cylinders is a VMAX?

four valves
Power Unrelenting The thunderous 1679cc, 65-degree, liquid-cooled, fuel-injected four valves-per-cylinder, DOHC engine pumps out astonishing power to reinvent the VMAX legend.