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Yamaha VMAX Specs, Manuals, & Info


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If you’ve got a VMAX that you’re working on, you’ve come to the right place.

Whether you’re doing a full rebuild or restoration motorcycle project or you just need to complete some routine maintenance, we’ve got all the information and links to what you need to do the job right.

On this page you’ll find:

  • Links to the motorcycle service manual for your VMAX.
  • Where you can find used VMAXs for sale to start a new motorcycle project or get a parts bike.
  • Specs, details, and information about the history of the VMAX. may earn an affiliate commission when you make a purchase through the links on this page.

VMAX Specs & Details

The VMAX (V-Max or VMX1200) is a cruiser motorcycle produced by Yamaha since 1985.

It’s been a popular model since its release, but downsides include poor cornering and suspension.

Specs for the Yamaha VMAX include:

  • Top Speed: 150 mph.
  • Engine Displacement: 1,197cc.
  • Cylinders/Engine Type: DOHC V-4, liquid cooled.
  • Transmission: 5-speed.
  • Wet Weight: 631 lbs.

Find a VMAX for Sale Near You

If you’re looking for a VMAX of your own or need a donor parts bike for your current motorcycle project, you can use the used bike search tool to find what you’re looking for.

Click your state below to find used VMAXs near you.

These motorcycle search engines search Craigslist listing for the entire state so you don’t have to individually search each specific region.

Once you’ve got the bike up and running, be sure to check back to our motorcycle registration and title guides if you need help getting plates (Especially if you’ve bought the VMAX without a title).

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