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Yamaha T-Max 500 2011

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General Information
Category Maxi-scooter 
Model Year 2011  
Manufacturer Yamaha  vs 9.8% Scooters have Yamaha
Model # T-max 500 
Number of riders 2 persons 
Engine and transmission
Engine Type 2 Cylinders, 4-stroke, Inline  vs 3.1% Scooters have 2 cylinders 4-stroke Inline
Gear box Manual, Variator Clutch  vs 1.5% Scooters have Manual Variator clutch
499 cc (30.49 cubic inches)
155.74 cc

343.26 cc higher than average. Engine displacement is the volume inside the cylinders of an engine. The larger the engine displacement is, the more powerful the scooter usually is.
43.51 HP (32 kW)
13.76 HP

29.75 HP higher than average. The power of the scooter is measured in HP or KW.  The more power the scooter has the faster it can travel.
46.4 Nm (34.22 lb-ft)
16.22 Nm

30.18 Nm higher than average. Torque is a measure of the turning power of the engine.  A higher torque means faster acceleration.
Power-to-weight ratio
0.14 KW/lbs (7.03 lbs/HP)
0.07 KW/lbs

0.07 KW/lbs higher than average. A calculation of horsepower divided by weight.  The higher the ratio the more power there is per lb, which means a faster scooter.
Throttle Cable Operated 
Engine mounting Transverse  vs 90.6% Scooters have Transverse
Most scooter engines are transverse mounted.
Sparks per cylinder 1  
Clutch Wet, Centrifugal Clutch, Cable Operated  vs 23.8% Scooters have Wet centrifugal clutch cable operated
Starter Electric 
Electric starters have a push button, or use a key turn to get the engine started.
Cooling system Water Cooled  vs 45.9% Scooters have Water cooled
Bore × stroke 3 inch × 2.87 inch (undersquare - longstroke) 
Fuel supply system Fuel Injection  vs 38.8% Scooters have Fuel injection
Lubrication system Wet Sump  vs 87% Scooters have Wet sump
Final drive Belt  vs 76% Scooters have Belt
Ignition Type Digital Cdi 
Valves per cylinder

0.24 higher than average.
Valve train Dohc, Non-variable  vs 3.4% Scooters have DOHC non-variable
Compression 11:1   vs 13% Scooters have 11:1
Fuel capacity
3.96 gals
2.40 gals

1.56 gals higher than average.
Suspension, Chassis and Brakes
Brake Disk, ø10.51 Inch  vs 2.2% Scooters have Disk Ø10.51 inch
Suspension Mono Shock, Mono Arm  vs 30.5% Scooters have mono shock Mono arm
Tire 160 / 60 R15  
ABS available Yes  vs 3.9% Scooters have ABS available
ABS (anti-lock braking system), prevents the brakes from locking when applied under constant pressure, by pulsating.  ABS allows for more control while braking.
86.4 inch
75.02 inch

11.38 inch higher than average.
Wheel Base
62.2 inch
52.97 inch

9.23 inch higher than average.
30.5 inch
28.69 inch

1.81 inch higher than average.
Seat Height
31.5 inch
30.39 inch

1.11 inch higher than average.
56.9 inch
46.60 inch

10.3 inch higher than average.
Curb weight
496 lbs
313.02 lbs

182.98 lbs higher than average.
Ground Clearance
4.88 inch
6.52 inch

1.64 inch lower than average.

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