Review of 2017 Yamaha VMAX Sport Heritage Bike

2017 Yamaha VMAX Sport Heritage Bike

This year Yamaha has made history by launching the new 2017 Yamaha VMAX Sport Heritage Bike. It is amazing sport heritage bike plus is known as the Best Cruiser Bike as well. This bike features an iconic V4 engine of 1679cc, offering massive acceleration and torque. It has got a unique and distinctive style and design that demand to have a second look. The seat provides an aggressive seating position to have a full control over the bike. The braking and suspension systems are fully operational. The headlight, indicator and tail light is giving a charming look. The review of all-new 2017 Yamaha VMAX Sport Heritage Bike is written below.

2017 Yamaha VMAX Sport Heritage Bike

2017 Yamaha VMAX Sport Heritage Bike – Features

Engine Features

The new 2017 Yamaha VMAX Sport Heritage Bike comes with the powerful 1679cc 65-degree engine. It is the liquid-cooled engine with fuel-injected four-valves-per-cylinder. This DOHC engine delivers the massive amount of power and acceleration. The new Yamaha Chip Controlled Intake (YCC-I) switches having the intake funnels of 150 mm and 54 mm for ideal performance at any RPM. The new Yamaha Chip Controlled Throttle (YCC-T) is the fly-by-wire system delivers finest acceleration in all conditions. This engine uses the four-valve technology with the high compression ratio of 11.3:1. The forged aluminum piston and the new NGK Iridium spark plugs with the R1-type direct the ignition coils to extract the max horsepower from the fuel charge. The new cams of this bike are driven by the combined chain and gear system for precise control valves while keeping the cylinder heads remarkably compact for this large displacement engine. The new hydraulically activated clutch includes the racetrack-proven ramp-type slipper clutch system, which makes the braking from speed while downshifting smoother. It features the new five-speed transmission with the best gear ratio that makes the engine to send the full power of the engine in straight-line acceleration. This bike uses the special shaft design. This design contains the two cross joints to accommodate the fat 200/50R18 rear tire. The new high-performance engine is cooled by using two radiators for greater efficiency and clean look. Its lubrication is done via a reliable and simple wet sump system. The new four-into-one-into-two-into-four exhaust system with an EXUP delivers the seamless powerband with amazing VMAX look and authentic sound. These iconic VMAX aluminum intake covers use the hand buffed by craftsmen for excellent quality and individuality.

2017 Yamaha VMAX Sport Heritage Bike

Chassis/ Suspension

The new 2017 Yamaha VMAX Sport Heritage Bike uses the light and compact frame with a cast aluminum main frame. It features the controlled-fill die-cast and extruded aluminum rear frame and a new cast aluminum swingarm. The new cartridge-damper-type front forks contain the 52 mm of inner tubes with an oxidized titanium coating. These forks features both compression and a rebound damping adjustability plus spring preload. The new link-type motocross rear suspension has a remote reservoir. It features the compression and rebound clickers plus the remote preload adjustment. The new 2017 Yamaha VMAX Sport Heritage Bike features the class-leading brakes that use the BREMBO master cylinders and the front with the radial-pump master cylinder. Its braking system composed up of large 320 mm of wave-style dual front discs. They are matched to radial-mount monobloc 6-piston calipers. The rear wheel has a wave design disc of 298 mm and a single-piston caliper. This new high-tech braking system also incorporates the advanced ABS. The new tapered handlebar gives a muscular 1-1/8 inch of diameter look at the triple clamp while using the conventionally sized controls. The tires offer excellent grip because they are for the bike which is manufactured by the Most Bike Selling Brand. It features the new 18 inches of radial tires, with the front of 120/70R18 and rear of 200/50R18. These tires are mounted on the cast aluminum five-spoke wheels. This bike features the 4-gallons of a fuel tank, which is positioned in a way to achieve the max center of gravity. The seat of this Yamaha Bike is perfectly designed for maximum comfort and excellent control.

2017 Yamaha VMAX Sport Heritage Bike

Additional Features

This new 2017 Yamaha VMAX Sport Heritage Bike comes with the number of features like the other sport heritage Yamaha bike, 2017 Yamaha SCR950, and 2017 Yamaha XSR900. This new Sport Heritage Motorcycle has new Electronic Control Unit (ECU) that uses the three new microprocessors to control its fuel injection, ignition, and other electrical components. It features the cluster of instrument panel including the analog, step-motor driven tachometer and other supportive instruments. This bike features the new Organic Electroluminescence Multifunctional display (OLED), which provides the precise display as compared to LCD. This display includes the clock, fuel meter, transmission gear position, stopwatch and much more. The new bright H4 60/55W headlight offers an excellent visibility and a new distinctive look. The stylish LED taillight offers the bright light and is highly efficient.

Top Features

  • Power Unrelenting.
  • Advanced Ride-by-Wire Throttle.
  • High-Tech Aluminum Chassis.
  • Performance Technology.
  • Unmatched Fit and Finish.

2017 Yamaha VMAX Sport Heritage Bike

2017 Yamaha VMAX Sport Heritage Bike – Price

The new 2017 Yamaha VMAX Sport Heritage Bike features an attractive Rapid Red color. It is available from December 2016 with the price of $17,999 only.

2017 Yamaha VMAX Sport Heritage Bike – Specs with Pics


Engine Type 102-cubic-inch (1679 cc) liquid-cooled 65° V-four, DOHC; 16 valves
Bore x Stroke 90 mm x 66 mm
Compression Ratio 11.3:1
Fuel Delivery Fuel Injection with YCC-T and YCC-I
Ignition TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition
Transmission 5-speed, multi plate slipper clutch
Final Drive Shaft

2017 Yamaha VMAX Sport Heritage Bike Specs


Suspension / Front 52 mm telescopic cartridge fork w/oxidized titanium coating. Fully adjustable preload, compression, and rebound; 4.7 inches travel
Suspension / Rear Single shock w/remote reservoir and remote adjustable for preload, compression, and rebound; 4.3 inches travel
Brakes / Front Dual 320 mm wave-type discs; radial mount 6-piston calipers, Brembo® radial pump master cylinder
Brakes / Rear 298 mm wave-type disc, single-piston caliper and Brembo® master cylinder
Tires / Front 120/70R18
Tires / Rear 200/50R18

2017 Yamaha VMAX Sport Heritage Bike Specs


L x W x H 94.3 inches x 32.3 inches x 46.9 inches
Seat Height 30.5 inches
Wheelbase 66.9 inches
Rake (Caster Angle) n/a
Trail n/a
Maximum Ground Clearance n/a
Fuel Capacity 4.0 gallons
Fuel Economy 27 mpg
Wet Weight 683 lb / CA model 686 lb

2017 Yamaha VMAX Sport Heritage Bike Specs


Warranty 1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)

2017 Yamaha VMAX Sport Heritage Bike


This article is all about the review of 2017 Yamaha VMAX Sport Heritage Bike. It comes with the stylish and aggressive design. The color combination makes it amazing. The bike features the powerful engine deliver the best performance on highway and city traffic. The tires offer incredible grip and braking system is fully functional.