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2013 Yamaha TMax Black Max: The sports maxi-scooter reviewed in black and gold

MDN December 11, 2012

Yamaha presented its 2013 Black Max edition of the maxi-scooter TMax 530.

First maxi-scooter sport at its launch in 2001, the TMax has been completely redesigned in 2012 with the 530 cc model.

The Japanese automaker announced the launch of the 2013 edition of Black Max with a matt black and gloss black two-tone body and Nebura Gold wheels.

Equipped with an automotive inspired dash, the TMax 530 fits the latter with a wood finish. In harmony with the new wheels, a special gold logo adorns the TMax side panels while the twin engine now adopts an anodized black cover.

As a final touch, the sculpted dual seat is equipped with a new specially textured coating decorated with gold stitching and a chrome emblem.

Characteristics of the Yamaha TMax Black Max

Bicolour special body Power Black / Matt Black
Gold Nebura rims
Golden TMAX logo
Anodized black  engine cover
Luxury saddle with special texture decorated with golden seams and chrome emblem
Wood finish on the dashboard inspired from the automobile

Specifications Yamaha TMax 530


Engine type: In-line twin cylinder tilted forward, liquid-cooled, four-stroke, double overhead cam head, four valves
Displacement: 530.0 cc
Bore x stroke: 68.0 mm x 73.0 mm
Compression ratio: 10:9: 1
Maximum power: 34.2 kW at 6750 r / min
Maximum torque: 52.3 Nm at 5250 r / min
Lubrication: Dry sump
Power supply: Electronic injection
Ignition: Electronic ignition (TCI)
Getting Started: Electric Starter
Transmission: V-belt


Front suspension: Telescopic fork
Front wheel travel: 120 mm
Rear Suspension: Swingarm
Rear wheel travel: 116 mm
Front brake: Dual discs, Ø 267 mm
Rear brake: Single disc, Ø 282 mm
Front tire: 120/70-15
Rear tire: 160/60-15


Overall length: 2200 mm
Overall Width: 775 mm
Overall height: 1.420 to 1.475 mm (adjustable windscreen)
Seat Height: 800 mm
Wheelbase: 1580 mm
Minimum ground clearance: 125 mm
Kerb Weight: 217 kg / kg ABS221
Fuel tank capacity: 15.0 liters

 2013 Yamaha TMax Black Max Pictures

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