2005 Yamaha V Max 20th Anniv. Limited Edition

2005 Yamaha V Max 20th Anniv. Limited Edition pictures, prices, information, and specifications.
MSRP
$11,099
Type
Standard
Insurance
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Model Type
Standard
MSRP
$11,099
Dealers
Warranty
12
Insurance
Finance
Generic Type (Primary)
Standard
Manufacturer Country
Japan
Introduction Year
1985
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age
16
Parent Company
Yamaha
Display Name
V Max 20th Anniv. Limited Edition
Year
2005
Make
Yamaha
Engine Type
V4
Cylinders
4
Engine Stroke
4-Stroke
Cooling
Liquid
Valves
16
Valves Per Cylinder
4
Valve Configuration
DOHC
Bore (mm/in)
76 / 2.99
Stroke (mm/in)
66 / 2.6
Displacement (cc/ci)
1198 / 73
Compression Ratio
10.5:1
Starter
Electric
Fuel Requirements
Regular
Fuel Type
Gas
Carburetion Brand
Mikuni
Fuel Injector
No
Carburetor
Yes
Number Of Carburetors
4
Carburetor Size (mm)
35
Carburetion Type
Carburetor
Transmission Type
Manual
Number Of Speeds
5
Overdrive
Yes
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)
Shaft
Gear Ratio (1/2/3/4/5)
2.52 / 1.77 / 1.35 / 1.08 / 0.93
Reverse
No
Wheels Composition
Aluminum
Tube / Tubeless
Tubeless
Front Wheel Width (in)
2.2
Rear Wheel Width (in)
3.5
Front Tire Width
110
Front Tire Aspect Ratio
90
Front Tire Speed Rating
V
Front Wheel Diameter
18
Rear Tire Width
150
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio
90
Rear Tire Speed Rating
V
Rear Wheel Diameter
15
Front Tire (Full Spec)
110/90 VR18
Rear Tire (Full Spec)
150/90 VR15
Front Brake Type
Dual Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)
11.7 / 298
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)
11.1 / 282
Front Suspension Type
Telescopic Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)
1.7 / 43
Front Travel (in/mm)
5.5 / 140
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)
3.9 / 100
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load
Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping
Yes
Number Rear Shock Absorbers
2
Air Adjustable
No
Steering Control
Handlebar
Length (ft)
7.55
Width (in/mm)
31.3 / 795
Height (in/mm)
45.7 / 1161
Wheelbase (in/mm)
62.6 / 1590
Turning Radius (ft)
9.5
Ground Clearance (in/mm)
5.7 / 145
Length (ft/ft)
7
Length (ft/in)
6.6
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)
580 / 263
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)
624 / 283
Payload Capacity (lbs/kgs)
476 / 216
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)
4 / 15
Fuel Capacity Reserve (gal/l)
0.8 / 3
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)
2.07
Seat Type
One-Piece
Adjustable
No
Seat Material
Vinyl
Seat Location
Driver and Passenger
Folding
No
Seat Height (in/mm)
30.1 / 765
Number Of Seats
2
Grab Rail or Strap
Standard
Frame
Steel
Body Material
Plastic
Hand Grips
Standard
Foot Peg Location
Driver and Passenger
Chain Guard
No
Fork Guards
No
Belt Guard
No
Brush Guard
No
Light Guard
No
Exterior Covers
Standard
Front Fender
Standard
Rear Fender
Standard
Stand Type
Center / Kick
Handlebars
Standard
License Plate
Standard
Tachometer
Standard
Trip Odometer
Standard
Speedometer
Standard
Fuel Level Warning Type
Light
Warranty (Months/Condition)
12 / Limited
Battery Warranty (Months)
0
Metallic
No
Handlebar Lock
Standard
Rearview Mirrors
Standard
Underseat Storage
Standard
Lockable Storage
Standard
Headlight Mounts
Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)
Standard
Headlight (s)
Standard
Light Type
Halogen
User Reviews
2 reviews
  • Vmax is a sweet ride
    By  (I am an Owner) on Mar 11, 2021

    My 2005 Vmax has about 18k mi of riding in the Pacific Northwest since it was purchased in the fall of 2004. the 'max'

    has been reliable and easily maintained.

    The front fork seals were recently replaced and a steering stabilizer added, which has improved steering and handling tremendously- ...

    At 6' I'm a little tall for the bike but I love the responsiveness and it reminds me of the Japanese bikes I learned on as a kid. I much prefer it to the XLCH "iron head" AMF Harley I had in '74...

    All in all I consider the Max to be a great bike, and wouldn't sell mine.

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  • Where It All Began.
    By  (I am an Enthusiast) on Nov 16, 2010

    My Name is Mike ,I owned one of the first V-Max Yamaha Motorcycle,back in 1985. I bought it off the dealer floor . had the bike for only a short time. I had an injury at work and I had to have surgery on my back. I eventually sold my bike and regret having done so all the time.My Next bike will ...

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