After entering the market of Indonesia in December 2019 and Thailand in April 2020, the Yamaha NMax 155 2020/2021 is now in Malaysia at a price of RM8,998. Prices for NMax 155 are recommended at retail and do not include road tax, insurance or registration.
Mechanically unchanged from the previous model, the NMax 155 carries a single-cylinder SOHC, 155 cc VVA engine. The power output is claimed to be 14.9 hp at 8,000 rpm, and 14.4 Nm of torque is available at 6,000 rpm, and power is delivered to the ground via a belt-driven CVT transmission.
According to the NMax 155 released in other markets, including Europe, the LED lighting has been submitted and the entire scooter has been redesigned. The headlights are now a six-element LED unit – four low beam and two high beam – with a DRL LED.
Similarly, the rear end of the XMax 155 has been revised, which now comes with four LED strips while the turn signals are still traditional bulbs. Inside the cockpit, the instrument panel has an LCD monochrome display, and driver benefits include smart key operation, idle start-stop and remote seat opening which reveals a 23.3-liter storage compartment while a USB charging socket is located inside the front cover.
The revised frame design on the NMax 155 increases fuel capacity from the previous 6.6 liters to 7.1 liters. Braking uses single hydraulic disc brakes at the front and rear, squeezing 230mm diameter discs of identical size with ABS omitted, although it is standardly available in Thailand and Europe, and a variant of the model in Indonesia.
The suspension on the NMax 155 is with telescopic forks at the front and double shock absorbers at the rear. There are two color options for the Malaysian market in 2021. The Yamaha Nmax 155 – anodized red and gray – and the stock is available at authorized Hong Leong Yamaha Motor dealers from this month.