Taking the maxi-scooter segment to a new height is the 2018 Yamaha TMax, which now comes in SX Sport Edition, SX and DX versions for the European market. Both the TMax SX and DX are designed with an eye to rider comfort, the SX being rather more sporty, while the DX emphasises cruising.

Both the TMax SX and DX carry the same engine, a 530 cc, inline twin-cylinder, liquid cooled power plant that produces 45.3 hp at 6,750 rpm and 53 Nm of torque at 5,250 rpm. Fuelling is by EFI, and power is delivered through an automatic gearbox and V-belt.

Rolling on 15-inch wheels, the TMax SX and DX use telescopic forks in front and a monoshock mounted on the swingarm at the back. Braking with dual hydraulic 267 mm diameter discs in front and a single 282 mm diameter disc in the rear.

The SX and DX have a high level of standard equipment which includes keyless start, ABS, traction control and unique centre-stand locking system to prevent theft. The SX Sport Edition and DX come with two-level Yamaha D-Mode with adapts power delivery to riding conditions.

Inside the cockpit is found a monochrome TFT-LCD instrument panel, and the DX takes comfort up a notch with electrically adjustable screen and heated grips. Additionally, the TMax SX Sport Edition comes with an Akrapovic exhaust.