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2008 Yamaha C3 Base

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2008 Yamaha C3 Base Specifications

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Model Type  Scooter
BASE MSRP(US)  $1,999.00
Warranty  12
Engine Type  Single-Cylinder
Cylinders  1
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Cooling  Liquid
Valves  3
Valves Per Cylinder  3
Valve Configuration  SOHC
Bore (mm/in)  38 / 1.5
Stroke (mm/in)  43.5 / 1.71
Displacement (cc/ci)  49 / 3
Compression Ratio  12.0:1
Starter  Electric / Kick
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Carburetion Brand  Mikuni
Fuel Injector  Yes
Fuel Injector Size (mm)  19
Carburetor  No
Carburetion Type  Fuel Injected
Transmission Type  Continuously Variable (CVT)
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Belt
Primary Drive (Engine / Transmission)  Belt
Reverse  No
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Tube / Tubeless  Tubeless
Chromed  No
Front Tire Width  120
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  90
Front Wheel Diameter  10
Rear Tire Width  120
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  90
Rear Wheel Diameter  10
Front Tire (Full Spec)  120/90 R10
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  120/90 R10
Front Brake Type  Drum
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  4.3 / 110
Rear Brake Type  Drum
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)  4.3 / 110
Front Suspension Type  Telescopic Fork
Front Travel (in/mm)  2.3 / 58.4
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load  No
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Steering Damper  No
Rear Suspension Type  Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Travel (in/mm)  2.2 / 55.9
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  No
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  1
Air Adjustable  No
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  6.08
Width (in/mm)  27 / 685.8
Height (in/mm)  41.1 / 1043.9
Wheelbase (in/mm)  50.4 / 1280.2
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  4.5 / 114.3
Length (ft/ft)  6
Length (ft/in)  1
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  187 / 84.8
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  1.2 / 4.5
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  0.26
Seat Type  One-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  28.9 / 734.1
Number Of Seats  1
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Frame  Steel
Body Material  Plastic
Floor Board Location  Driver
Hand Grips  Standard
Chain Guard  No
Chassis Protectors  No
Drive Shaft Guard  No
Fork Guards  No
Saddle Bag Guard  No
Tank Guard  No
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Exhaust Guard  Yes
Light Guard  No
Exterior Covers  Standard
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Stand Type  Center / Kick
Handlebars  Standard
Upper Fairing  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Temperature Warning Type  Light
Fuel Level Warning Type  Gauge
Warranty (Months/Condition)  12 / Limited
Generic Type (Primary)  Scooter
Manufacturer Country  Japan
Introduction Year  2007
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age  16
NADATrimID  30596
Parent Company  Yamaha
Display Name  C3
Audio & Communication:  
Satellite  No
Paint & Finish:  
Metallic  No
Rearview Mirrors  Standard
Underseat Storage  Standard
Lockable Storage  Standard
Helmet Storage  Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
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