Yamaha Black Max
Yamaha Black Max

2013 Yamaha TMAX Black Max review and specs

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Japanese motorcycle maker Yamaha presents its new model this year called 2013 Yamaha TMAX Black Max This is an unique limited variation of the fabulous maxi scooter which is available from 2012 and includes a 530 cc engine.

The initial TMAX produced the sports maxi scooter classification. And by mixing sports motorcycle performance with scooter ease and luxury, TMAX has ended up being a legend.

2013 Yamaha TMAX Black Max review

Yamaha enhanced its position as the leading producer of maxi scooters with the intro of the new-generation TMAX. And now, with 2013 Yamaha TMAX Black Max, Yamaha is able to offer the supreme in sports maxi scooter design.

The dynamic bodywork is treated with a brand-new duo-tone finish that mixes matt black with glossy black to produce a two-wheeled work of art. And with Nebura gold rims and gold detailing to the seat and body,2013 Yamaha TMAX Black Max takes the TMAX concept to the extreme.

Dynamic style with moody duo-tone finish

The latest-generation bodywork strengthens this dynamic maxi scooter’s supersport character. Now 2013 Yamaha TMAX Black Max takes the image to another level with its duo-tone bodywork. Including a mix of matt black and glossy black, this mean and smooth brand-new color design highlights the strong feel of quality and exclusivity.

Large-diameter Nebura gold wheels

Elegant brand-new Nebura gold-rimmed alloy wheels are fitted to 2013 Yamaha TMAX Black Max to enhance the striking black and matt-black bodywork. Moving or stalling, day or evening, the gold rims and Duo-tone bodywork emphasise TMAX BLACK MAX’s prominent image and underrated good looks.

Extravagant convenience

2013 Yamaha TMAX Black Max provides first class convenience each time. The aerodynamic bodywork provides great weather security, while the sporty seat, with gold stitching, provides a roomy and elegant riding position. Traveler grab rails and fold-out footrests make long trips a joy for 2, while underseat storage and 2 gloveboxes give lots of baggage area.

Lightweight aluminium chassis

Built around a strong, light-weight die-cast aluminium frame, the ultra-light 2013 Yamaha TMAX Black Max provides agile, low-speed manoeuvrability with remarkable stability at high speeds. The engine is rigidly mounted inside the frame – just like a motorcycle’s – to offer a low center of gravity for controlled and receptive handling.

High-torque performance

The liquid-cooled 4-stroke, 4-valve 530cc engine runs with lightweight high-efficiency parts. The result is high levels of exceptionally strong torque in the reduced to mid-speed ranges, giving you an excellent boost whenever you speed up.

2013 Yamaha TMAX Black Max effective belt drive is constructed from light-weight, long lasting aramid fiber. With next-to-no play in the belt, it allows power to be delivered in a very linear fashion, linking the throttle more closely to the engine. This brings you into closer contact with the scooter, for a more fulfilling motorcycle-style riding experience.

Responsive handling

The 2013 Yamaha TMAX Black Max suspension elevates handling and convenience to high levels, providing outstanding cornering, stability and total feel. The cushioned trip offered by the rear shock is matched by motorcycle-style telescopic front forks that keep the 15inch front wheel tracking straight and true for precision handling.

While a modern, backlit instrument panel offers all vital ride info at a look, 2 unique polygon-shaped analog counters make for striking additions. Lighting the way, Yamaha’s hallmark ‘twin eye’ projector fronts lights are more compact and more reliable, while the LED tail light is taken straight from Yamaha’s flagship supersport bikes.

2013 Yamaha TMAX Black Max specs

General info

Model: Yamaha TMAX Black Max.


Yamaha Black Max
Yamaha Black Max

Clutch: Wet, multiple-disc automatic centrifugal.

Driveline: V-belt.

Fuel usage:5.00 litres/100 km (20.0 km/l or 47.04 mpg).

Greenhouse gases:116.0 CO2 g/km. (CO2 – Carbon dioxide discharge).

Framework, suspension, wheels and brakes.

Front suspension:43 mm telescopic forks.

Rear suspension: Swingarm.

Front tyre dimensions:120 / 70-H15.

Rear tyre measurements:160 / 60-H15.

Front brakes: Single disc.

Front brakes diameter:267 mm (10.5 inches).

Rear brakes: Single disc.

Rear brakes diameter:267 mm (10.5 inches).

Physical measures and capabilities.

Yamaha Black Max
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Yamaha Black Max
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Yamaha Black Max
Yamaha Black Max
Yamaha Black Max
Yamaha Black Max
Yamaha Black Max
Yamaha Black Max

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