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.
Listen to that Crossplane crank howl!
Any MO readers over the age of 40 probably have fond memories of watching Wayne Rainey make his magic happen on the best-looking
Yamaha’s not messing around with its new streetfighter
Suzuki’s 2017 SV650 Takes on the Yamaha FZ-07 and KTM 690 Duke
Who would’ve thought Yamaha would have more off-road specific competition models than all three of their Japanese rivals combined?
The Yamaha MT-10 arrives in North America with a new name: FZ-10.
Yamaha revealed a new scrambler version of the Bolt with the new SCR950 joining the brand’s Sport Heritage family.
The California Air Resources Board has certified the Yamaha FZ-10 as a 2017 model.
Yamaha’s 847cc Triple hasn’t failed to impress since its 2014 introduction
The two FZs were equipped with a variety of performance upgrades available from the Graves Motorsports catalog while the R3 was one of the Graves Racing Services’ race-prepped bikes
The XSR900 retains all the elements we love about the FZ-09 while addressing the suspension issue with firmer spring rates and bringing to the table a host of modern electronics including ABS, traction control, as well as an assist-and-slipper clutch
Yamaha returns Star Motorcycles to the fold.
Yamaha announced a new sport-tourer based off of its MT-07/FZ-07 platform dubbed the Tracer 700.
For 2016, Yamaha upgraded the popular FJR1300ES and FJR1300A with a significant internal change.