2020 Yamaha Tmax 560 and Tmax Tech

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  1. cabanza

    cabanza Smooth is Fast

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    47.5 HP

    Tmax 560
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    Max Tech has electric windshield, cruise control, heated grips
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  2. cabanza

    cabanza Smooth is Fast

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  3. cabanza

    cabanza Smooth is Fast

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  4. Rnosse

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    Looks great!
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  5. cabanza

    cabanza Smooth is Fast

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  7. cabanza

    cabanza Smooth is Fast

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  8. Dezzie

    Dezzie Been here awhile

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  9. S/W

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    I would buy one in a second. Oh well, another bike I can't get!!
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  10. Grafspee

    Grafspee one bike is never enough

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    Had a BMW C650GT - Loved it but never trusted it so traded it off.
    This Yamaha could get me back on a new Maxi-scooter.
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  11. eakins

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    Man I bet that rips.
    I've been wondering if Yamaha will enter into the DCT mark like Honda?
    Likewise will Honda make smaller DCT machines?

    We shall see in a few days.
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  12. ScooterJon

    ScooterJon Been here awhile

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    I sure hope Honda gets smart enough to offer the DCT on smaller bikes. I’d love to see one on a 500cc bike.
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  13. DRO4

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    the T-MAX is lovely. However the pricing is from another league. The base version is ~13,300USD, the Tech Max I believe is roughly 15,000 USD.
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  14. JerryH

    JerryH To Each Their Own Supporter

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    That thing is ALMOST a motorcycle. You would have to get on and off it the same as a motorcycle, by throwing your leg over the seat. For those who can that's fine. But I got into scooters because I was having trouble getting on and off regular motorcycles. All of my scooters have/had flat floorboards. I think there are a lot of other people here that got into scooters for the same reason. Where do you draw the line between a scooter and a motorcycle?
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  15. DRO4

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    in Europe we have a greater variety of scooter to choose from. However, Yamaha sold 270,000 T-MAX units since its launch in 2001.

    There are a ton of other amazing scooters on the market, say Kymco AK550 which has a price of 8,000 EUR. It's an honest alternative to T-MAX imho
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  16. kpinvt

    kpinvt OLDnSLO

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    My total guess on my part is the DCT is limited to bikes with sufficient electrical output. My DCT NC700XD puts out 420 watts to power the shift motor.
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  17. Trevster

    Trevster Been here awhile

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    I think it looks great!
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  18. ClearwaterBMW

    ClearwaterBMW The Examiner

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    They won't sell a single one for over $12,000
    there's a reason why they haven't had any in this country
    even the Kymco AK550 is $11,000 and they still don't bring any of them to this country because they won't sell
    $15,000 is complete crap.... No one would pay that kind of money for that scooter
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  19. DRO4

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    @ClearwaterBMW they sell a ton of them in Europe. Literally I saw hundreds of them in France, Italy and Spain. KYMCO is exactly $10,000 (MSRP) in EU. Still lot of cash.

    However, I will put a reminder and post the Italian stats anyway once they are published monthly or quarterly.

    Apparently EU folks have lots of cash to spare.
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  20. klaviator

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    There are a lot of people who look at a 20K motorcycle and say "That's ridiculous, you could buy a car for that!" Other people look at a 400K Ferrari and say That's ridiculous, you could buy a house for that!"

    The fact is that some people prefer a scooter over a motorcycle and are willing to pay 10K+ for a top of the line scooter. I wouldn't pay 15K for a Tmax when I can buy an Xmax for under 6K but I would buy an Xmax when I could buy a bigger motorcycle for less. The reason I haven't bought an Xmax is because I already have two scooters.

    However, here in the USA there would be few buyers willing to pay 15K for a scooter. Even 10K seems to be too much as there are very few Maxi Scooters still being sold. I think the Burgman 400 at around 8K is the most expensive one left.
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