The Latest Yamaha XMax 2023 Finally Appears, Has Y-Connect Feature

 The Latest Yamaha XMax 2023 Finally Appears, Has Y-Connect Feature

Yamaha just showed a refresh on the Xmax scooter for the European market, Thursday (27/10/2022). This 2023 model still comes with Yamaha's signature design for the scooter market.

The first time this model was presented in 2006, Xmax and its brother TMax have become one of Yamaha's popular scooter products. Its worldwide sales reached 720,000 units over 16 years which made Yamaha pay great attention to these two models.

The update to the Xmax 2023 includes connectivity technology that provides ride comfort to the rider. In addition, the driving comfort side is also a concern.

Regarding the design, Yamaha emphasizes on the shape of the "X" both in front and rear of the vehicle. The front looks sharp in the headlight area and the "X" shape is present on the stoplamp behind which is the hallmark of this model. In addition, the latest Xmax design in some parts looks more angular. This is one of them aims to provide ease of maneuver.

The latest Xmax is offered in two trim variants namely Standard and Tech. Tech variants come with mobile phone connectivity features and the presence of a 4.2-inch TFT screen on the steering handlebars. This display is already compatible with Garmin navigation devices. Furthermore, the connection of garmin devices for navigation can also be adjusted through the presence of buttons on the steering handlebars. Some of the information presented includes real time traffic, speed limit, air temperature, driving distance and possible time to arrive. In the Standard variant, the TFT screen changed to a 4.3-inch LCD screen that still offers connectivity with mobile phones.

Rider comfort comes from the leather-wrapped seat. There is still a touch of aluminum on the footstep and easy access to the vehicle through the keyles feature and safe driving with traction control features. In some parts of the Xmax 300 uses semi metallic gloss coloring that enhances the premium side of the vehicle. In addition, the scooter provides oversized luggage space that fits two full-face helmets.

Regarding body color, the Tech variant is offered in two choices, namely dark petrol and black. The standard variant is offered with icon blue and sonic grey color options.

Some other interesting features are the steering handlebars that can be adjusted high low. Plus for easy driving there is a 12V charging socket, 15-inch front tires, 14-inch rear tires and discs on both wheels.

There is no specific information related to the machine. However, this latest Xmax engine already meets Euro5 emission standards with Yamaha's Blue Core technology. The Xmax comes with a choice of 125 cc engine and 300 cc engine. This last machine was offered for the first time for the European market.

Regarding the 125 cc variant, the design also follows changes to the 300 cc variant. A 4.2-inch TFT screen with mobile phone connection capabilities is also present that is able to display navigation. The Intelligent Start & Stop feature paired with the Blue Core Euro5 technology engine provides more optimal fuel efficiency.

After Europe, Yamaha plans to present the latest Xmax globally in 2023. This model is expected to be present in the Southeast Asian market, the largest market for scooters and hopefully Indonesia in the near future.



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