Yamaha TMAX For Sale
The 2008 Yamaha TMAX is an A2 licence friendly premium maxi scooter with sporty bike credentials and is powered by a 500cc parallel twin engine which puts out 43bhp. It was first launched in 2001 and updated in 2012, 2015 and 2017.
What Is It?
It's powered by a liquid cooled two cylinder 499cc four stroke engine, producing maximum power of 42.9bhp at 7,500rpm and maximum torque at 6,500rpm. It's also a stressed member of the frame for added rigidity and properly low down to aid the centre gravity.
- New 5kg lighter Aluminium die-cast frame
- Automatic CVT gearbox with enclosed chain drive
- Dual 267mm front disc brakes with two piston monobloc calipers
- 267mm rear disc brake with single piston caliper
- 43mm telescopic fork with 120mm travel
- Rear shock with 116mm travel
- Fuel injection and electric starter
- Centre stand and parking brake
- Adjustable brake lever
- Fold out pillion pegs
Improvements over the original 2001 model include a longer wheelbase, front wheel increased to 15", new Aluminium frame, new bodywork, larger front wheel, improved suspension with a larger fork, new muffler and slight increase in fuel capacity. Yamaha's aim was to make it feel even more like a motorbike in terms of handling and moving the riding position forward slightly helped - check the diagram above. The console also sees a re-design alongside the inside of the steering column.
In terms of storage underseat can take one full face helmet and there are also a couple of small non-lockable glove boxes. The three split spoke 15" wheels are rocking a radial 120/70 tyre up front and 160/60 at the rear. Optional ABS adds 4kg to the weight.
Accessories include a colour coded 39 litre (£130) or 50 litre (£170) top case. There is also a tall screen, small sport screen and pillion back rest.
- 2008: Grey, silver, blue, black
- 2009: Silver, yellow, grey, black
- 2010-2011: White, blue, silver, black
Did You Know?
It's also sometimes called the XP500
Something wrong? Let us know.
Bikes for Sale (0)
Unfortunately we haven't seen any for sale today. Please check back later or have a look at similar models.
Sell Your Bike
Sell your bike with WeWantYourMotorbike today. Just pop in your reg number, get a same day valuation and they'll buy your bike within 24 hours - easy peasy.
We work out the price guide ourselves, independent from any other organisation, so you can easily get a rough valuation or an idea of what it's worth.