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May 26, 2015

Yard Built Yamaha XJR1300 „Dissident” on Video

Another great custom motorcycle was revealed at last weekend’s Bike Shed in London. The one-off XJR1300 was built by Portuguese custom builders it roCkS!bikes. The special motorcycle, called the Dissident, is celebrating 20 years of the iconic street bruiser, the XJR series. The super-streamlined XJR1300 is a beautiful one-off bike that still has the heart and soul of the XJR. Click through for more details. Read the full article »

May 15, 2015

2015 Yamaha NMAX 125cc scooter promises 129 mpg – video

Yamaha have today announced the newest member of the manufacturer’s already remarkable scooter range. The 125cc NMAX is a new entry-level commuter that is powered by an A1-licence friendly, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled engine with over 100 mpg fuel economy. The stylish NMAX will hit the dealers in June and will be available with red, silver, white and black colour options. Prices will be announced shortly. Read the full article »

May 5, 2015

Akrapovič launches revolutionary exhaust for Yamaha YZF-R1

Akrapovič has introduced two new exhaust systems for the 2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 that join the recently released GP Style Slip-On Line (Titanium) and optional link pipe to give customers an even greater choice of high-quality systems for one of the best superbikes in the world. The new exhaust increases maximum performance by 3.6 HP at 13,700 rpm. Read the full article »

April 16, 2015

2015 Yamaha Super Ténéré gets Worldcrossover package

For adventure seekers on two wheels, the Yamaha Super Tenere is one of the best choices out there and the bike just got even more diserable. The manufacturer has revealed a new package that adds more protection to the mechanical parts while being highly stylish and aggresive. Yamaha even claims that the package offers an improved riding experience. The parts are available at Yamaha dealerships and can be ordered separately. Price of the complete package in Germany: €14.195. Read the full article »

March 29, 2015

Yamaha showcases its three-wheeled future

Yamaha Motor released two design concept trikes today, one for road use and the other for off-road. The design concepts are based on the twin front wheels leaning multi-wheel Tricity and are named 03GEN-f and 03GEN-x. The 03GEN-f is a sportier, more futuristic of the two, while the latter is designed with more an off-road theme. The new concepts indicate that Yamaha has further plans to develop new three wheel bikes for the market. Read the full article »

March 27, 2015

Yamaha introduced the XV950 Racer

Yamaha has just revealed the Racer version of its magnificent XV950 or Star Bolt. The machine was inspired by Markus Walz’ El Raton Asesino, a bike that was created for the Yard Built competition. Features of the special edition Bolt include forged aluminium clip-on handlebars, new switchgear, rear-set footrests, cafe racer style single seat, new suspension and a lot more. The new model, offered in blue or grey colors, will be available from May. Read the full article »

February 26, 2015

2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 World Endurance race bike revealed

We can never get enough of the brand new Yamaha YZF-R1. Good news that Yamaha is ready to supply them in good numbers. The latest iteration is the superbike that will be part of the FIM Endurance World Championship this year. We’ve got a couple of high-res photos for you after the jump. Read the full article »

February 10, 2015

Yamaha VMAX Carbon Special Edition revealed

It is hard to believe that the iconic powercruiser of Yamaha has been around for 30 years. The first VMAX had many weaknesses like the wobbly front end or the dangerously weak brakes but still: the bike introduced a completely new dimension of motorcycling. The Japanese manufacturer now celebrates the anniversary of its muscle bike with a special edition called Carbon. Read the full article »

February 5, 2015

2015 Yamaha YZ250F and FX – the KTM killer?

For 2015, Yamaha jumped into the off-road market in an even bigger way with the introduction of two all-new machines: the WR250F and the YZ250F. While the WR250F is a trail-specific off-road model, the FX is a GP variant of the hugely popular YZ250F. Lets see if the updated YZ-F and the all-new YZ-FX models […] Read the full article »

January 29, 2015

2015 Yamaha N-Max revealed

Yamaha has revealed a power-scooter dubbed as NMAX which will be a global product. Produced in Indonesia, the NMAX will be launched in Asia before brought to other markets. The scooter features a newly-developed 155cc liquid-cooled SOHC engine based on the BLUE CORE concept. The new model was developed with the concept "Global Prestige City Commuter" and inherits the DNA of the MAX series, with sporty handling and styling while combining practicality. Read the full article »