VF150 Vmax SHO
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VF150 Vmax SHO

Vmax SHO

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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.


Introducing the all-new 2013 2.8L four-stroke VF150 VMAX SHO. Weighing in at just 480 pounds this compact high-performance powerhouse boasts an amazing hole shot while maintaining incredible fuel efficiency.


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.

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.


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

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.


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


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.

  • Specifications

    Fuel & Lubrication

    Recommended Fuel
    Midgrade Unleaded (Minimum Pump Octane 89)
    Recommended Oil
    Yamalube 4-M
    Oil Capacity
    4.5L/4.3L w/without filter


    Engine Type
    In-Line Four-Cylinder
    2785cc (170 ci)
    Bore & Stroke
    96 x 96.2mm (3.78 x 3.79 in)
    RPM Range
    Compression Ratio
    Induction System
    EFI (DOHC) with variable camshaft timing (VCT)
    Alternator Output
    50 Amps
    Fuel Delivery
    Multi-point electronic fuel injection
    Electric w/PTT
    TCI Microcomputer
    Wet sump
    Degree of Trim/Tilt
    -4° through +16°
    Through Propeller
    Thermostatic Control
    Gear Shift
    Gear Ratio
    28/14 (2.0:1)


    Shaft Length
    20" (L) / 25" (X)
    Dry Weight
    218kg (480lbs)

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