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1982 Venture Royale (XVZ12TD)

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(1982 / Production Model)

Venture Royale (XVZ12TD)

The Venture Royale was a long-distance tourer and had the largest displacement and power output of any Yamaha motorcycle at the time. Developed mainly for the North American market, it had a liquid-cooled DOHC 16-valve V4 engine, shaft drive, full-body fairing, AM/FM radio with cassette player, computer-controlled front/rear suspension and more, making this model great for comfortable long-distance cruising. This model’s engine became the base for the VMAX launched three years later. On display is a 1983 model.

  • Overall length × width × height: 2,470mm × 9420mm × 1,490mm
  • Weight: 341kg
  • Engine type: Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, 4-valve, V4, 1,198cm³
  • Maximum power output: 66.2kW (90.0PS) / 7,000r/min
  • Maximum torque: 102.0N・m (10.4kgf・m) / 5,000r/min

*Overseas market model

*All figures, etc. in a model's description or specifications are from when the model was originally released.


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