Articles Posted in the " VMAX " Category


  • 2009 Yamaha XJ6 & XJ6 Diversion | Euro Review

    2009 Yamaha XJ6 & XJ6 Diversion | Euro Review

    XJ6 & XJ6 Diversion Test

    The Yamaha Diversion XJ6 is like the VMAX, a Ghost from the ’80s brought back to life by Yamaha in 2009. After years of the FZ6 acting as Yamaha’s entry level model into multi-cylinder motorcycles, the Yamaha XJ6 is back in Europe! Its aims are to be easier-to-ride-slow, less power, but with more torque in lower revs and, above all, to be even more affordable.


  • 2010 Star VMAX | Motorcycle Preview

    2010 Star VMAX | Motorcycle Preview

    Fly By Wire

    Star Motorcycles has announced that the 2010 VMAX will go on sale at Yamaha dealerships beginning today via an exclusive priority delivery customer order program and continue through November 30.

    Making its triumphant return to the Star line last season, the all new VMAX has been a hit with the enthusiast motorcycle press and with owners alike. The 2010 Star VMAX features a striking, new Candy Red paint scheme.


  • Jesse James rides the Star VMAX

    Jesse James rides the Star VMAX

    Noted custom motorcycle builder Jesse James takes the Star VMAX for a spin in his new hit TV show "Jesse James is a Dead Man" this Sunday August 9th on Spike TV.

    Shot on location at El Mirage Dry Lake in Southern California during the final show of the season, Jesse pilots the VMAX on several high speed runs in the show. Sharing the spotlight with his Hydrogen powered streamliner car on the dry lake bed, the VMAX impressed Jesse who has ridden just about everything with big horsepower and wheels.


  • 2009 Star VMAX | Motorcycle Test

    2009 Star VMAX | Motorcycle Test

    Hot Rod Motorcycle Reborn!

    We are reminded that the 1985 Yamaha V-Max motorcycle burst onto the scene as a fire-breathing, liquid-cooled V-4 power cruiser that had no motorcycling peer. It was, in the words of Mr. Araki, the Japanese project leader for the original V-Max motorcycle, an "American Hot Rod."


  • 2009 Star VMAX | Power Cruiser

    2009 Star VMAX | Power Cruiser

    IMS Motorcycle Choice Award

    Seen it all before?  Well with that in mind, we setout to bring you only the very best or should we say the “Ultimate” from the 28th annual International Motorcycle Show. 


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