Archive for the ‘Drag Race 2009’ Category

VMAX blows the Hayabusa, R6, Old VMAX and all others in the weeds

 
The new 2009 Yamaha V-Max made a whopping 184bhp at the rear tyre, and 116ft lb of torque. In numbers it has more torque than a Yamaha R6 has got in horsepower, and makes it more powerful than our previous best the Suzuki Hayabusa with 2bhp less.

We put the bike through its paces at the [...]