Yamaha Majesty Scooter Review

One of the perennial problems that a crowded city is experiencing and most probably every urban country is facing is the traffic. Anywhere you go, you will surely be caught in between piles of cars like you can only see those few in front of you but you won’t be able to see the entire scene from end to end. In situations like this, various innovations were introduced to the public: there is the metro rail train in the Philippines , cable cars in Singapore , and a lot more. But since these types of public transportation are limited to a fixed route and destination only, you might as well want to try another option – the motorcycle.

Indeed, the trains and cable cars can lead you to your destination in a short time; the inability to go to other places not in the route has to be considered whether you are heading short or long distances. The motorcycle or popularly known as scoots or scooters give you the best option if you would like to travel fast and keep you away from the city traffic, guaranteed. You don’t have to tag along with huge 4-wheeled vehicle anymore as you can by pass every car as long as there is sufficient space on the road for you to cross during traffic.

There are several manufacturers that continuously develop high-end motorcycles for those scoots enthusiasts even for those who just need it for everyday use. One of the leaders in the industry – Yamaha, has showcased evidently large number of high-end motorcycles from the past years. Recent addition to their feat is the 2010 Yamaha Majesty. This High-tech transportation unit defies the boundaries between comfort and style with its four-stroke engine and fully automatic transmission which means hit the start button and go. It is even powerful to run at highway speeds having enough space for two and has plenty of storage space for tools and personal belongings. Drool over its big, 14-inch front and 13-inch rear tires with its stylish cast wheels that look great and gives you excellent handling and traction along with superb bump absorption. Safety is the word for its 267mm hydraulic front and rear disc brakes that provide powerful, controllable stops with a convenient left handlebar-mounted parking brake lever. With its 3.7-gallon fuel capacity tank, you can reach about 85 mile-range (50 mpg*). Below is a detailed matrix of specification to help you decide in owning one.

Type-                           395cc liquid-cooled 4-stroke single; DOHC, 4 valves
Bore x Stroke-             83.0mm x 73.0mm
Compression Ratio-      10.6:1
Fuel Delivery-               Electronic fuel injection
Ignition-                        Digital TCI; Transistor Controlled Ignition
Transmission-               Centrifugal clutch; double-cog V-belt auto
Final Drive-                  V-belt

Suspension / Front-      Telescopic fork; 4.7-in travel
Suspension / Rear-       Twin shock; 4.0-in travel
Brakes / Front-             267mm disc
Brakes / Rear-              267mm disc
Tires / Front-                120/80-14
Tires / Rear-                 150/70-13

Length-                                    87.8 in
Width-                                     30.7 in
Height-                         54.3 in
Seat Height-                 30.0 in
Wheelbase-                  61.6 in
Ground Clearance        4.7 in
Fuel Capacity-              3.7 gal
Fuel Economy**-                     50 mpg
Wet Weight***-                      467 lb

Lastly, the unit comes with a 1 year Warranty (Limited Factory Warranty)