Likely to be launched in Q3, 2017, the new Yamaha Nmax scooter will be powered by a 155cc, liquid-cooled, single-cylinder engine with VVA technology.
Yamaha, the Japanese two-wheeler maker had showcased the new Yamaha Nmax 155cc scooter at the 2016 Delhi Auto Expo. If media reports are to be believed, the new scooter could be launched in the Indian two-wheeler market towards the end of this year. The new stylish maxi-scooter is currently on sale in select European nations and Indonesia. It will be the most powerful Yamaha scooter in India and will rival against the Vespa 150 and the Aprilia SR 150.
It is powered by a single-cylinder four-stroke 155cc engine that produces 15.5PS of power and 14.4Nm of torque. If media reports are to be believed, the company might also launch this scooter with a new 125cc engine. As a reminder, Yamaha is also working on the new generation YZF R15 V3.0, which is likely to be powered by a more powerful 155cc engine with variable valve actuation.
It was speculated to be launched in the country towards the end of 2016, that didn’t happen. Media reports suggest that the stylish-looking maxi scooter will be launched in the Indian market in third Quarter of 2017. We will update you as soon as Yamaha reveals anything on its launch details. Read More – Upcoming Yamaha Bikes In India
|Minimum (Expected)||Rs 80,000|
|Maximum (Expected)||Rs 90,000|
The new scooter will be introduced as a premium lifestyle scooter, indicating towards a high price. It is likely to be priced in the range of Rs 80,000 to Rs 90,000.
|Engine||155cc, liquid-cooled with VVA|
This scooter from the Japanese automaker is propelled by a 155cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine that features Variable Valve Actuation (VVA). Coupled to a CVT gearbox, this engine is capable of producing 15.5PS (15bhp) of maximum power and 14.4Nm of peak torque. The large scooter weighs 127kgs and rides on 13-inch wheels shod with 110/70 and 130/70 tubeless tyres at front and rear, respectively.
The new scooter measures 1,955mm in length, 740mm in width and 1115mm in height, and has a wheelbase of 1350mm. It comes with a seat height of 765mm, which is pretty decent for average Indian height. The scooter has a ground clearance of 135mm, good enough to tackle Indian road conditions.
Featuring European looks, the NMax maxi-scooter is compact in size. Its small size and high rigidity frame work enhances the overall riding quality. The suspension mechanism of the scooter comprises of telescopic at front and unit swing at the rear. The vehicle gets front and rear disc brakes along with ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System). The scooter rides on 13-in alloy wheels covered with 110/70 front and 130/70 rear tyres. Feature list include external fuel cap, digital instrument console, smoked headlamps, LED taillamps, etc.