IAB Exclusive - Yamaha unveils V-Max, special edition Fazer, FZ on 16th

14/09/2009 - 14:43 | ,  ,  ,   | Shrawan Raja

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Our sources in the two-wheeler industry tell us Yamaha will launch the V-Max along with special editions of the FZ and Fazer day after tomorrow in Delhi.

The launch will happen in the presence of John Abraham. Yes, the stubbled star, you guessed it, is getting reinstated as the Japanese company's brand ambassador in India.

Our source also adds lucky John will be gifted a new V-Max during the event to welcome him back into the Yamaha camp. And to gain some publicity.

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Yamaha V-Max technical specifications -

Engine - 1,679 cc liquid-cooled DOHC V-4 engine
Power - 197.4 hp @ 9000rpm
Torque - 170 Nm @ 6500rpm
Top speed - Governed top speed of 220km/h
Suspension - adjustable front and rear
Brakes - Front: radial mount 6-piston calipers, dual wave-type 12.6" (320 mm) discs, brembo master cylinder
Rear - single piston caliper, wave-type 11.7" (298mm) disc, Brembo master cylinder
Wheelbase - 66.9 in (1699.3 mm)
Dimensions - L 94.3 in (2395.2 mm) W 32.3 in (820.4 mm)
Seat height - 30.5 in (774.7 mm)
Weight - (dry), 683 lb (309.8 kg) (wet)
Fuel capacity - 4.0 US gallon (15.1 litres, 3.3 Imperial gallons)

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