2008 Yamaha Zuma

You are here: HomeNew 2008 Models — 2008 Yamaha Motorcycle Models

2008 Yamaha Zuma
Back to 2008 Yamaha Motorcycle Index Page

Click photos to enlarge for detail.
They make great desktop images.

2008 Yamaha Zuma
2008 Yamaha Zuma

2008 Yamaha Zuma
2008 Yamaha Zuma

2008 Yamaha Zuma
2008 Yamaha Zuma

2008 Yamaha Zuma
2008 Yamaha Zuma

2008 Yamaha Zuma
2008 Yamaha Zuma

2008 Yamaha Zuma
2008 Yamaha Zuma

2008 Yamaha Zuma
2008 Yamaha Zuma

– 2008 Yamaha Zuma

2008 Yamaha Zuma

Good things come in small packages

Back by popular demand, the sporty Zuma is a fantastic combination of fun and practicality. Think of it as a very trick scooter or a very small sport utility vehicle, the Zuma’s up for anything.


Key Features:
Back by popular demand, the sporty Zuma is a fantastic combination of fun and practicality.
New carburetor settings and exhaust catalyzers for clean exhaust emissions.
49cc of reed-valve-inducted, Autolube-injected, two-stroke performance keeps the Zuma at the head of the 50cc pack.
Fully automatic transmission and pushbutton electric starting make the Zuma super-convenient for all riders.
There’s room for two atop the Zuma’s seat and lots of locking storage beneath it.

Feisty 49cc, air-cooled two-stroke engine features a high 7.0:1 compression ratio for strong, usable power—perfect for around-town performance.
Reed-valve induction provides excellent throttle response and power delivery.
14mm Teikei carburetor ensures seamless fuel delivery and crisp throttle response.
Fan-assisted cooling system keeps engine temperatures reliably under control, even while idling at stoplights—for maximum efficiency and longer engine life.
Exclusive Autolube Oil Injection System ensures no mess or hassle of premixing fuel and oil.
Easy-to-read indicator light located on instrument panel alerts rider when oil level gets low.
Easy, dependable electric starting with backup kickstarter.
Fully automatic, V-belt transmission ensures easy, twist-the-throttle-and-go operation.
DC-CDI system provides precise, high-voltage spark for seamless engine performance and excellent reliability.
Automatic choke makes cold starting a cinch.

Step-through frame design allows easy mounting.
Long wheelbase (50.2 inches) and large dimensions (74.4”L x 27.8”W x 43.7”H) enhance rider comfort with roomier ergonomics.
Five-spoke cast wheels wear fat, low-profile 120/90-10 front and 130/90-10 rear tires that deliver tons of grip and attitude.
Telescopic fork features beefy outer tubes for strength, while slider shrouds help protect inner tubes from debris.
Telescopic front fork with 2.6 inches of travel smoothly soaks up what the road throws the rider’s way.
Single rear shock with 2.4 inches of travel ensures plush ride quality in either solo or two-up mode.
155mm hydraulic front disc and rear drum brakes combine for serious stopping power.

Additional Features:
Super-sporty styling and bodywork create a racy package with an aggressive profile and riding position.
Wide front apron and floorboards enhance Zuma’s sporty profile while providing exceptional wind/weather protection and all-day comfort.
Headlight system features dual bulbs with housings mounted atop (vs. recessed) the fairing for great visibility and a sporty finish.
Huge underseat storage compartment, perfect for hauling schoolbooks or groceries.
Plush dual seat is long and wide for improved rider and passenger comfort.
Sturdy rear cargo rack boasts stainless finish and features extensions that double as passenger grabrails.
Electronic fuel gauge lets rider easily keep track of gas level.
Easy-to-read instrument panel features turn signal, high-beam and low-oil indicator lights.
Push-to-cancel-type turn signals enhance ease of use.
Front and rear side reflectors help maximize conspicuity in city traffic.

SPECIFICATIONS USA – 2008 Yamaha Zuma:
MSRP* $2,099 (Team Yamaha Blue/White) Available from August 2007
$2,099 (Raven) Available from August 2007

Type 49cc air-cooled 2-stroke single reed-valve inducted

Bore x Stroke 40.0mm x 39.2mm

Compression Ratio 7.0:1

Carburetion 14mm Teikei

Ignition DC CDI

Transmission V-belt automatic

Suspension/Front Telescopic fork

Suspension/Rear Single shock

Brakes/Front 115mm disc

Brakes/Rear Drum

Tires/Front 120/90-10

Tires/Rear 130/90-10

Length 74.4 in

Width 27.8 in

Height 43.7 in

Seat Height 30.1 in

Wheelbase 50.2 in

Dry Weight N/A

Fuel Capacity 1.5 gal

Warranty 1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)

SPECIFICATIONS Canada – 2008 Yamaha Zuma:
Suggested Retail $Not available in Canada


Specifications and features are subject to change

About Michael Le Pard 10080 Articles
"Mr. Totalmotorcycle". Owner and Founder of Total Motorcycle, the World’s Largest Motorcycle Site with over 425 million readers since 1999. Total Motorcycle is my pride and joy and being able to reach 425 million people has been incredible and I could not have done it without the support of my visitors, readers and members...thank you so much! We are all making a difference to millions of riders worldwide.

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply