The Japanese company was well known for its musical instruments, but in 1955 it began producing motorcycles. It began with simple and inexpensive machines but has grown to its position as a powersports powerhouse, offering some of the best sportbikes, cruisers and off-road bikes on the market. It ranks second only to Honda as the leader among Japanese manufacturers.
Yamaha continues to tinker with the Star Bolt, offering a café-styled variant called the C-Spec.
Kevin Duke walks us through the Yamaha YZF-R3 from AIMExpo in Orlando, Fla.
Yamaha revealed two new off-road race bikes in the WR250F enduro and YZ250FX GNCC racer.
Yamaha SMAX is a challenger to the Honda PCX150
Yamaha revealed its new 320cc YZF-R3, to the gather media at AIMExpo in Orlando, Fla.
It’s easy for us to get carried away in the spirit of the MOment, no matter what we’re testing.
Yamaha revealed a new three-wheeled dual-sport motorcycle concept model called the 01GEN.
When Indian unveiled the Scout at Sturgis last month, it sent ripples through the motorcycle world.
We had a chance to ride Yamaha’s 2015 YZ125 and YZ250 two-stroke motorcycles around Glen Helen Raceway.
We compare the Honda CB300F, Royal Enfield Continental GT, Suzuki GW250 and TU250X, and Yamaha SR400.
The changes Yamaha made help the YZ450F live up to its true potential.
Indian Motorcycles made a big splash in Sturgis this year with the introduction of its new Scout.
Your giant corporations can be a little slow to respond to trends, but sometimes they surprise you.
Yamaha came about as close as a manufacturer can to setting the motocross world on fire with the YZ250F in 2014.