2022 Yamaha Tmax 500 Review
Almost 19 years after it was first introduced in 2000, Yamaha seems to want to continue to dominate the automatic motorbike market with large capacity engines. For information, the Yamaha TMax 500 cc is a Yamaha automatic motorbike designed specifically for the Japanese and European markets at first.
The first model of the TMax variant was released in Italy and Japan, with a 500 cc engine capacity, at that time it was the only scooter with an engine with a large capacity.
Over time, the manufacturer with the fork logo has made various changes in each edition of TMax, and until this article was written, it was noted that this motorbike had undergone six updates in terms of design, frame, legs and engine. So what about the latest Yamaha TMax specifications?
Talking about the design of this motorbike, Yamaha seems to know what European automotive enthusiasts need for a vehicle. Because they don’t just talk about the appearance, the manufacturers with the tuning fork logo also ensure that the vehicles they produce are the answer to the characteristics of their users. For that, let’s examine the design side of this motorbike straightforwardly.
Yamaha TMax 500 cc has dimensions with an overall length of 2,200 mm and a width of 765 mm, a motor height of 1555 mm and a distance between the driver’s seat to the ground reaching 800 mm. In addition, the distance between the wheelbases is 1575 mm. Judging from the dimensions, this motorbike is ideal for those who have a height of 160 cm and above.
Yamaha TMax carries a four-stroke engine with a capacity of 530 cc, DOHC 4 valve with two cylinders and liquid cooled to keep the engine temperature stable and the fuel injection system. The Yamaha TMax engine can produce 33.8 kW of power at 6750 rpm and a maximum torque of 53 Nm at 5250 rpm.
The technology embedded by Yamaha on this motorbike is a dedication from this Japanese manufacturer to a premium quality. Let’s start the review of this motorbike technology from the high-quality TFT panel, through this panel you get information about the vehicle speed on the left side and the tachometer on the right side. In the middle you can see information such as the odometer, air temperature and also various light indicators to the Traction Control System (TCS) setting which ensures the motorbike remains stable when driving on wet, slippery or sandy road surfaces. Read More !
Engine capacity 530 CC
Bore x Stroke 68.0 mm x 73.0 mm
Compression Ratio 10.09.01
Maximum power 33.8 kW @ 6750 rpm
Maximum torque 53.0 Nm @ 5250 rpm
Fuel Injection Fuel System
Length 2200 mm
765 mm wide
Height 1420 – 1555 mm (Adjustable Windscreen)
Seat height 800 mm
Distance Between Wheel Axis 1575 mm
Lowest distance to the land 125 mm
Weight 216 kg
Fuel Capacity 15 L
FRAME & FEET
Telescopic Forks Front Suspension
Travel Front 120 mm
Swingarm Rear Suspension
Rear Travel 117 mm
Front hydraulic dual disc brakes, Ø 267 mm
Dual disc Hydraulic rear brake, Ø 282 mm
Front tire 120 / 70-15
Rear tire 160 / 60-15
TCI Electrical System
Electric Starter System
Automatic V-Belt Transmission System