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2018 Yamaha VF150 VMAX SHO X-Shaft 25 in Shaft Outboard Motor

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2018 Yamaha VF150 VMAX SHO X-Shaft 25 in Shaft Outboard Motor


The Yamaha V MAX SHO. Quicker, stronger, smarter and lighter - outperforming two strokes on hole shot, displacement, fuel economy and weight. The addition of a five-inch longer shaft means multi-species boaters can now enjoy the benefits that have made the V MAX SHO famous. These models are also perfect for a variety of other applications that require a 25-inch shaft length. 

Unbeatable Reliability: The V MAX SHO® VF 150’s Cowling Drain System and Air Intake Labyrinth System trap and drain water that enters the cowling during normal operation. 

Quiet Power and Performance: The four-stroke, four-valve-per-cylinder V MAX SHO® 150 is able to maximize combustion efficiency in a way that no two stroke can, delivering clean, quite power and performance. 

Tournament Toughness: The four-stroke V MAX SHO® VF 150 has a gearcase featuring specially hardened pinion, forward and reverse gears for increased reliability.


Great Hole Shot, Acceleration and Top Speed: The new V MAX SHO® 150 uses Yamaha's Variable Camshaft Timing System (VCT) for hole shot and acceleration that is noticeably quicker than that of the F150 and equal to that of the two-stroke VZ 150 HPDI.

Smooth: The 2.8-liter, four-cylinder powerhead employs double-overhead cams, four valves per cylinder and counterbalance shafts for extra smooth performance.

Fuel Efficient: The four-stroke V MAX SHO® 150 offers fuel consumption that is 30 to 40 percent better than that of traditional carbureted two strokes.

Extra Space: Because it's a four-stroke, there's no need for an external oil tank with the V MAX SHO® 150. That's a savings of approximately 23 pounds - that means less weight and more storage room in the boat for tackle and other items.

Easy Rigging: The new four-stroke V MAX SHO® 150 has mechanical control for easy, convenient rigging with most bass, bay and flats boats; with a choice of analog, 6Y5 digital or Command Link® gauges.

Propping flexibility: Uses Yamaha's new V MAX SHO® Series of propellers, which now offer single-inch pitches for more "dialed in" performance. new 22-inch and 23-inch pitches available soon.

Better charging: A powerful 50-amp alternator offers 11 percent more power than that of the VZ150 HPDI.

Powerful Good Looks: The V MAX SHO® looks every bit the part of V MAX,® with a special paint scheme and exhaust that sets it apart from lesser outboards.

Reliability: Based on proven Yamaha four-stroke, marine-specific architecture and years of solid performance.

Weight: At 480 pounds, the four-stroke V MAX SHO®150 weighs just 12 pounds more than Yamaha's two-stroke VZ150. That, alone, is amazing. Once you consider the weight of the oil tank, the V MAX SHO®150 weighs about the same on the boat as the VZ150. What's more, not having an oil tank frees up space in the boat.

Yamaha's Variable Camshaft Timing: System advances and retards the angle of the intake camshaft to dramatically increase power and throttle response in the low- and mid-rpm ranges. This feature helps the four-stroke V MAX SHO® 150 generate the kind of performance that you expect from traditional two-stroke outboards.


Engine Type: In-Line Four-Cylinder

Displacement: 2785cc (163.0 ci)

Bore & Stroke: 96 x 96.2 mm (3.78 x 3.79 in.)

RPM Range: 5,000-6,000

Compression Ratio: 10.3:1

Induction System: EFI (DOHC) with variable camshaft timing (VCT)

Alternator Output: 50 Amps

Fuel Delivery: Multi-point electronic fuel injection

Starting: Electric w/PTT

Ignition: TCI Microcomputer

Lubrication: Wet sump

Degree of Trim/Tilt: -4 deg. through +16 deg.

Exhaust: Through Propeller

Cooling: Thermostatic Control

Gear Shift: F/N/R

Gear Ratio: 28/14 (2.0:1)

Fuel & Lubrication

Recommended Fuel: Midgrade Unleaded (Minimum Pump Octane 89)

Recommended Oil: Yamalube 4-M

Oil Capacity: 4.5L/4.3L w/without filter


Shaft Length: 25 in.

Dry Weight: 222 kg (489 lb.)



Engine Type

In-Line Four-Cylinder

Bore x Stroke

96 x 96.2mm (3.78 x 3.79 in.)


2785 cc (163.0 ci)


Electric w/PTT


Shaft Length

25 in.


222 kg (489 lb.)


Full Throttle Operating Range

5,000 - 6,000 rpm

Gear Ratio / Shift

28/14 (2.0:1) / F/N/R

Fuel Induction

EFI (DOHC) with variable camshaft timing (VCT)


50 Amps


Thermostatic Control


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