February 10, 2015
The NMAX, Yamaha’s first Ultimate Sports Matic, was launched in Indonesia at the Sentul International Circuit on February 10. Many members of the Indonesian media attended the press conference, test ride with Yamaha Indonesia riders Imanuel Pratna & Rey Ratukore, and product information seminar.
The NMAX was nicknamed the ‘Ultimate Sports Matic’ because its combination of motor sport pedigree and automatic excellence delivers respectively excellent performance, and agility and control. Also featuring the most power (11.1 kW / 8000 rpm) and torque (14.4 Nm / 6000 rpm) in its class and the lightest weight in its class, this all-round combination makes NMAX the Ultimate Sports Matic.
The NMAX can also be named the “Baby TMAX” as its design was inspired by that of the TMAX. The 155 cc NMAX motorcycle has Blue Core technology, features VVA (Variable Valve Actuation) technology in a world-first motorcycle application, is the first motorcycle in the ASEAN market equipped with ABS (Anti-lock Brake System) which was adopted on a large motor sport. It is also Yamaha Indonesia’s first motorcycle that features a rear disc brake, 4 valves per cylinder, a digital speedometer, and average fuel consumption readout.
The Jakarta price is Rp 27.400.000 on the road. The NMAX is available in four colors to suit its target market of active city commuters and their consumer characteristics: Red Metallic (for urban active consumers), Matte Yellowish Gray Metallic (cool masculine look), White Metallic (modern and simple), and Black Metallic (active business).
From Hyacintha Bonafacia, Yamaha Indonesia Motor Manufacturing (YIMM)