Sled Tests

2000 Yamaha Vmax 500

For the rider who wants more than a Phazer
By AmSnow staff
Published: February 18, 2000
Yamaha lifts a page right out of the Polaris guide to snowmobile manufacturer's success.

Yamaha intends for its Vmax 500 to be what the Indy 500 is to Polaris: a popular selling sled with good value, low price and stone-cold reliability. It is to be a liquid-cooled Phazer for the snowmobiler who'll pay the extra 800 bucks for the enhanced performance of the liquid-cooled Yamaha twin.
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