News: VMax Is Back

Yamaha officially launched their new VMAX to the world on the 4th June at Santa Tome, near Madrid, amidst a haze of drag cars, jet fighter display teams, and plenty of macho talk from silky-smooth Alan Partridge impersonator, Toby Moody.

The new VMAX motor sees a hike from 1,198cc to a massive 1,679cc, while maintaining almost identical external dimensions. Advances in engine technology, reductions in valve angles, and the clever use of a mix of chain and gear actuation for the valves all keep size, and weight, to a minimum. While it

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