Yamaha - Scooters - TMAX


2018 Scooters

Original MAX

Engineered with motorcycle DNA, the TMAX is the ultimate sport scooter that has the power to make every ride memorable. And with over 250,000 satisfied owners, this high performance maxi scooter is one of the most iconic models ever produced by Yamaha.

Driven by a high torque 530cc engine and equipped with a lightweight motorcycle-type chassis, this dominant sport scooter is built to stay ahead of traffic on the highway and in the city.

Featuring dual slanted LED headlights and dynamic bodywork, the TMAX’s charismatic face is clearly influenced by Yamaha’s sports bikes – while its range of sophisticated electronic features give you full control in different conditions.


•  Sporty and dynamic motorcycle-style design
•  Agile and sporty lightweight aluminium chassis
•  Traction Control System (TCS) gives stability
•  Large storage space for two jet helmets
•  Low weight and high levels of torque
•  Outstanding feeling of acceleration
•  ‘Smart Key’ keyless ignition system
•  Sophisticated TFT instruments
•  Link-type rear suspension
•  Centre stand locking system
•  Battery charging socket
•  Wide selection of Genuine Accessories


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Sporty and dynamic motorcycle-style design

What makes the iconic TMAX so special is its motorcycle-style body design. The latest 6th generation model is equipped with dual slanted LED headlights and curved position lights that give this innovative maxi scooter its distinctive and forceful look – and the upswept muffler accentuates the sportsbike influenced looks.

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Lightweight aluminium chassis for agile handling

The specifically designed die-cast aluminium chassis is 9kg lighter than the previous generation model, and utilizes an advanced motorcycle-type layout with optimum engine mounting points that ensure agile handling and dynamic performance – making the TMAX one of the most exciting, capable and dynamic sport scooters on the street.

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Traction Control System (TCS)

To ensure that you get optimum performance and maximum pleasure from every ride in different conditions, the TMAX is equipped with a Traction Control System. This advanced electronic system contributes towards your riding confidence by helping to ensure smooth starts and confident roadholding on wet, slippery and loose surfaces.

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Storage space for two jet helmets

Generation after generation, the TMAX is being continuously developed, and over the years the storage capacity and body shape have been refined and improved. The 6th generation model is built for weekday commuting as well as weekend rides, and offers a large underseat storage – with plenty of space that can accommodate two jet helmets.

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High torque with lightweight agility

What makes this dynamic scooter such a fast and thrilling performer is the combination of a high torque engine that's mounted motorcycle-style within the lightweight aluminium chassis. Delivering outstanding acceleration combined with agile handling, this sport scooter offers the best overall performance in its class.

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Motorcycle-type suspension

Motorcycle technology has been used extensively in the construction of the frame and suspension systems. The link-type rear suspension gives excellent damping properties for a sporty and stable ride – and with 120mm of suspension travel, the upside down front forks are the most sophisticated design ever featured on a maxi scooter.

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Outstanding acceleration

If you've never experienced TMAX performance, prepare yourself for a big surprise, because its 530cc 2-cylinder engine produces high levels of torque that accelerates this scooter from a standstill like nothing else. Equipped with seamless automatic belt-drive transmission that gives an ultra-smooth and relaxing ride, the TMAX never fails to impress.

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Smart Key keyless ignition system

Whether you need to start the engine, unlock the seat, and lock or release the centre stand, the keyless ignition makes everything so much easier. As long as you're carrying the Smart Key close-by you'll be able to operate the TMAX, saving you time and making your day a little bit easier!

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Sophisticated TFT instruments

The multi function instrumentation features a high quality monochrome TFT display that includes a speedometer on the left and tachometer on the right – while the central LED display includes an odometer, two tripmeters, current and average fuel consumption and outside temperature, as well as indicators for various functions – including the TCS.

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Anti-theft centre stand locking system

The TMAX is one of the most desirable and successful sport scooters on the street today – and so you'll want to make sure that it has maximum protection from theft. To prevent unauthorized use, this high-tech maxi scooter is fitted with a unique industry-leading centre stand locking system that helps to keep it safe and secure.

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Wide selection of Genuine Accessories

Yamaha has developed a wide range of Genuine Accessories for the TMAX, enabling you to create your own unique 'custom-made' sport scooter. Using the MyGarage app you can construct your dream TMAX live online in 3D, and can save and share the results. It's the quick and efficient way to see what works best for you.

Technical specifications


Engine type
Forward-inclined parallel 2-cylinder, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 4-valves
Bore x stroke
68.0 mm x 73.0 mm
Compression ratio
10:9 : 1
Maximum power
33.8 kW @ 6,750 rpm
Maximum Torque
53.0 Nm @ 5,250 rpm
Lubrication system
Dry sump
Fuel system
Fuel Injection
Ignition system
Starter system
Transmission system
V-Belt Automatic
Fuel consumption
5.3 l/100km
CO2 emission
122 g/km


Front suspension system
Telescopic fork
Front travel
120 mm
Rear suspension system
Rear Travel
117 mm
Front brake
Hydraulic dual disc, Ø 267 mm
Rear brake
Hydraulic single disc, Ø 282 mm
Front tyre
Rear tyre


Overall length
2,200 mm
Overall width
765 mm
Overall height
1,420-1,475 mm (adjustable windscreen)
Seat height
800 mm
Wheel base
1,575 mm
Minimum ground clearance
125 mm
Wet Weight
213 kg
Fuel tank capacity
15 litres


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