This was around the same time Yamaha had to pull the off the market for a couple years while they worked on lowering its 2-stroke emissions. The general shape and headlight array were left intact, but once you dig a little deeper there are lot of small changes to be found. Yamaha also sold a larger version of this scooter which is discussed separately. The 2006 update to the Vino ended up being a pretty major overhaul despite the visually subtle changes to the styling. Elsewhere, Yamaha redesigned the Vino logo, reshaped the seat, simplified the floorboard and mildly reshaped the back end.
The downside to this powerful engine is the lower milage 65-70mpg , shorter engine life and higher emissions that are part of the trade off with 2-stroke engines. This first generation of Vino was the more speedy one, due to the powerful 2-stroke Minarelli engine. This new look in combination with the quieter and smell free 4-stroke engine gives this scooter a more polished persona. Yamaha also offered the new generation of Vino in a nicer palette of colors than the earlier Vino…. For 2006 Yamaha freshened up the Vino with a fuel sipping 4-stroke engine and a bunch of smaller style tweaks. This motor was simple ie. The new Vino continued to use a carb until fuel injection was finally announced for 2013.
The top speed with this new engine remained around 40-43mph but it does take a bit longer to get there than the 2-stroke. In a lot of ways the Vino is like the many other retro scooters in its class. This first generation of Vino used a peppy 2-stroke motor and was sold from 2002 - 2005. Have a look at all these scooters and decide based on looks, price and whether you want a. In the engine bay, Yamaha replaced the trusty but dated 2-stroke power plant with a modern 3-valve, liquid cooled, 4-stroke engine.
Design and Amenities The Vino offers a nice amount of storage volume under the saddle to hold our full face helmet or a couple bags of groceries. For a complete year by year list of colors see the list at the bottom of the page. The Vino does not have a glovebox however, so small items like your paperwork will need to be carried on your person. Yamaha introduced this scooter for 2002 and it was sold through 2005. The service manuals for both generations can be downloaded and they offer a slew of info and photos for anyone working on their Vino. The result of this overhaul was a refined look above , a longer name Vino Classic and a modern fuel sipping 4-stroke engine.
On the front half of the scooter, new telescopic forks replaced the older leading link design and five spoke rims replaced the older 3 spoke design which were actually lifted from the. This new engine would also be used in the 2007-2011. Both of these scooters offer vintage styling at a lower price. . For more discussion on 2-stroke vs.
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