Yamaha - Scooters - TMAX SX


2018 Scooters

MAX adrenaline

Live is for living to the MAX. Every day there’s a new road just waiting to be experienced. And to make every ride even more exciting, Yamaha has created the dynamic TMAX SX sport maxi scooter.

Its sporty and agile aluminium chassis and link-type suspension give this powerful scooter the ability to get across the city or into the countryside quicker than almost any other form of transport – and the aerodynamic bodywork and outstanding performance make you feel good in every situation.

Wherever you go, the electronic D-MODE and TCS give you full control in changing conditions. So immerse yourself in the dynamic SX experience. And live to the MAX every day.


•  Powerful 530cc, inline, twin cylinder engine
•  Sporty scooter for fast and controlled riding
•  Lightweight aluminium chassis for sporty agility
•  2-level D-MODE gives full control
•  Traction Control System (TCS)
•  Link-type rear suspension
•  Low weight and high levels of torque
•  Outstanding feeling of acceleration
•  Smart Key keyless ignition system
•  Centre stand locking system
•  Sophisticated TFT instruments
•  My TMAX Connect

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Fast and controlled riding

If thrilling sports performance is at the top of your wish list, you need the TMAX SX. From its aluminium chassis through to the potent engine, everything about the TMAX SX is designed to give you maximum performance that makes you feel more alive than ever. And its state of the art suspension and electronic rider aids give you more control.

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Lightweight aluminium chassis for agile handling

The specifically designed die-cast aluminium chassis is 9kg lighter than the previous generation model, and utilizes an advanced motorcycle-type layout with optimum engine mounting points that ensure agile handling and dynamic performance – making the SX one of the most exciting and capable sport scooters on the street.

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Take control with the 2-level D-MODE

To benefit fully from the 530cc engine's class-leading acceleration and torque-rich performance, you need be able to take full control. The 2-level D-MODE enables you to easily select 'T' mode for smooth power delivery around town – and you can switch to 'S' mode for more powerful and sporty performance on the open road.

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Special colour options

Featuring dual LED headlights and dynamic bodywork that's been inspired by Yamaha's sports motorcycles, the TMAX SX projects a forceful and iconic look. Offered in a special Matt Silver or Liquid Darkness finish, this high specification sport scooter possesses pure TMAX DNA that never goes out of style.

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Anti-theft centre stand locking system

The TMAX SX is one of the most desirable sport scooters on the street today – and so you'll want to make sure that it has maximum protection from theft. To prevent unauthorized use, this high-tech maxi scooter is fitted with a unique industry-leading centre stand locking system that helps to keep it safe and secure.

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Sporty and dynamic motorcycle-style design

The TMAX has dominated the maxi scooter category for two decades. Featuring lightweight bodywork with a twin-eyed face, the TMAX SX's dynamic looks and sporty motorcycle-style design are unmatched. And with an upswept muffler and bold boomerang side motifs, no other scooter comes close.

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High torque with lightweight agility

What makes this dynamic scooter such a fast and thrilling performer is the combination of a high torque engine that's mounted motorcycle-style within the lightweight aluminium die-cast chassis. Delivering outstanding acceleration combined with agile handling, this sport scooter offers the best overall performance in its class.

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Outstanding acceleration

If you've never experienced TMAX SX performance, prepare yourself for a big surprise. Because its 530cc 2-cylinder engine produces high levels of torque that accelerates you from a standstill like nothing else. Equipped with seamless automatic belt-drive transmission that gives an ultra-smooth and relaxing ride, the TMAX SX never fails to thrill.

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Traction Control System (TCS)

To ensure that you get optimum performance and maximum pleasure from every ride in different conditions, the TMAX SX is equipped with a Traction Control System. This advanced electronic system contributes towards your riding confidence by helping to ensure smooth starts and confident roadholding on wet, slippery and loose surfaces.

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Smart Key keyless ignition system

Whether you need to start the engine, unlock the seat, and lock or release the centre stand, the keyless ignition makes everything so much easier. As long as you're carrying the Smart Key you'll be able to operate the TMAX SX, saving you time and making your day a little bit easier!

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Sophisticated TFT instruments

The multi function instrumentation features a high quality monochrome TFT display that includes a speedometer on the left and tachometer on the right – while the central display includes an odometer, two tripmeters, current and average fuel consumption and outside temperature, as well as indicators for various functions – including the TCS.

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Link-type suspension

Motorcycle technology has been used extensively in the construction of the frame and suspension systems. The smooth link-type rear suspension gives excellent damping properties for a sporty and stable ride – and with 120mm of suspension travel, the upside down front forks are the most sophisticated design ever featured on a maxi scooter.

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Plenty of storage space

The beauty of the TMAX SX is that you get advanced motorcycle technology with thrilling sports performance, combined with practical features including plenty of storage space. Just open the seat and you'll be able to access a large storage compartment that can handle 2 demi-jet type helmets – making every trip more convenient.

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My TMAX Connect

Yamaha's industry leading My TMAX Connect gives you complete connectivity, enabling you to enter a whole new virtual world where you can remotely manage your TMAX SX and help to keep it secure. Features include an engine lock, bike finder, usage data, geofence and theft management functions, giving peace of mind and allowing you to stay in control.

Technical specifications


Engine type
Forward-inclined parallel 2-cylinder, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 4-valves
Bore x stroke
68.0 mm x 73.0 mm
Compression ratio
10:9 : 1
Maximum power
33.8 kW @ 6,750 rpm
Maximum Torque
53.0 Nm @ 5,250 rpm
Lubrication system
Dry sump
Fuel system
Fuel Injection
Ignition system
Starter system
Transmission system
V-Belt Automatic
Fuel consumption
5.3 l/100km
CO2 emission
122 g/km


Front suspension system
Telescopic fork
Front travel
120 mm
Rear suspension system
Rear Travel
117 mm
Front brake
Hydraulic dual disc, Ø 267 mm
Rear brake
Hydraulic single disc, Ø 282 mm
Front tyre
Rear tyre


Overall length
2,200 mm
Overall width
765 mm
Overall height
1,420-1,475 mm (adjustable windscreen)
Seat height
800 mm
Wheel base
1,575 mm
Minimum ground clearance
125 mm
Wet Weight
213 kg
Fuel tank capacity
15 litres