Yamaha VMAX Cruiser vs Triumph Thunderbird LT Comparison

Updated: 26, Nov, 2019 11:57 AM

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 26,94,577
* Delhi. May vary.
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₹ 16,81,000
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DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT

Kerb Weight
310 kg380 kg
Ground Clearance
140 mm140 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity
15 litres22 litres
Wheelbase
1700 mm1665 mm
Overall Length
2395 mm2546 mm
Overall Width
820 mm956 mm
Overall Height
1190 mm1225 mm
Engine Oil Capacity
5.9 litres4.2 litres
Seat Height
775 mm700 mm

PERFORMANCE FIGURES

0-100 kmph
2.7 secsNA
0-150 kmph
4.9 secsNA
0-200 kmph
8.3 secsNA

COMFORT FEATURES

Electric Start
Pillion Footrest
Step-up Seat/Split Seat

MILEAGE AND TOP SPEED

Mileage
8-12 kmpl (Approx.)NA

ENGINE AND GEARBOX

Engine cc (Displacement)
1679 cc1699 cc
Bore
90 mm107.1 mm
Stroke
66 mm94.3 mm
Number of Cylinders
42
Compression Ratio
11.3:1NA
Secondary Reduction Ratio
3.082NA
Engine Details
Liquid cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, 4-valve, V-type 4-cylinderLiquid-cooled, DOHC, Parallel-twin, 270º firing interval
Maximum Power
197.3 Bhp @ 9000 rpm92.7 Bhp @ 5408 rpm
Maximum Torque
166.8 Nm @ 6500 rpm151 Nm @ 3550 rpm
Number of Gears
56
Clutch
Wet, multiple-discWet, multi-plate
Cooling
Liquid CoolingLiquid Cooling
Lubrication
Wet sumpNA
Fuel System
Fuel injectionMultipoint sequential electronic fuel injection, progressive linkage on throttle
Ignition
T.C.INA
Final transmission
Shaft driveNA
Primary Reduction Ratio
1.509NA
Gear Ratios
1st gear=2.375, 2nd gear= 1.81, 3rd gear= 1.4, 4th gear= 1.115, 5th gear = 0.935NA

INSTRUMENT CONSOLE FEATURES

Fuel Gauge
DigitalDigital
Tachometer
AnalogueAnalog
Trip Meter
Digital-2Digital
Speedometer
DigitalAnalog

BATTERY AND LIGHTING

Pass Light
Battery Type
Maintenance FreeMaintenance Free

MAXABOUT RATING AND OVERVIEW

Vehicle Overview
Yamaha VMAX is a powerful cruiser styled sport bike from the Japanese manufacturer. It is powered by a 1679 cc, 4-cylinder petrol motor that produces 197.3 BHP at 9000 rpm and 166.8 Nm at 6500 rpm. It comes mated to a 5-speed gearbox and weighs quite high at 310 kg. The high power values makes this bike good for 0-100 kmph timing of just 2.7 seconds. Due to its high weight, the top speed is claimed at 221 kmph. The heavy presence of the bike places it against Ducati Diavel and Harley Davidson Night Rod Special.Thunderbird LT is an elite cruiser with 1699cc, twin cylinder engine producing 92.7 BHP at 5408 rpm and 151 Nm at 3550 rpm. The engine comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox and weighs 380 kg in running order. Triumph claims a top speed of 193 kmph while offers 22 liters of fuel holding capacity to the motorcycle. Thunderbird LT offers 150/80-VR16 and 180/70-VR16 Whitewall tyres for both front and rear end respectively. The list of premium equipment includes 310mm dual front disc brakes, 47 mm Show front forks and rear 310 mm Brembo disc brake. It rivals none other than Harley Davidson Fat Bob and Indian Scout in its segment.

BRAKES AND TYRES

Tubeless Tyres
Front Brake
Dual Hydraulic disc Ø 320 mmTwin 310mm floating discs. Nissin 4-piston fixed calipers
Alloy Wheels
Rear Brake
Single Hydraulic disc brake Ø 298 mmSingle 310mm fixed disc. Brembo 2-piston floating caliper
Wheel Type
AlloysNA
Front Tyre
120/70 R18M/C (59V)150/80 VR16 Whitewall
Rear Tyre
200/50 R18M/C (76V)180/70 VR16 Whitewall
ABS

SUSPENSION AND CHASSIS

Front Suspension
Telescopic Forks, 52mmShowa 47mm forks
Rear Suspension
Swing Arm - Link Type SuspensionShowa twin shocks with 5 position adjustable preload
Frame (Chassis)
Aluminium Diamond ShapedTubular Steel, twin spine

Miscellaneous Information

Caster
31°NA
Trail
148133 mm

Colour Options and Price in India

2-Wheeler Type
CruiserTouring
Official Tagline
Born with MusclesNA
Bike Variant
Yamaha VMAX CruiserTriumph Thunderbird LT
Availability Status in India
DiscontinuedDiscontinued
Latest Price in India
Yamaha VMAX Cruiser price was Rs 26.95 lakh before being discontinued.Triumph Thunderbird LT was priced at INR 16.81 lakh in India (ex-showroom).
Colour Options
BlackCaspian Blue Crystal White, Lava Red Phantom Black, Jet Black
Fuel Type
PetrolPetrol

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