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.
The Yamaha R15 isn’t coming to North America but its assist and slipper clutch and inverted fork may be coming to the 2018 Yamaha R3.
Since its initial release, the Yamaha FZ-09 has garnered
The 2017 Yamaha FZ-09 has become the motorcycle it should have always been.
Honda CRF450R vs. Husqvarna FC450 vs. Kawasaki KX450F vs. KTM 450 SX-F vs. Suzuki RM-Z450 vs. Yamaha YZ450F
Six 450cc dirtbikes battle it out for motocross supremacy. See who is delivering the goods in our 2017 450cc MX class shootout.
As Yamaha wound down its Star brand of cruisers, the company found a replacement in its Sport Heritage line. But what does “Sport Heritage” mean?
While Americans are still waiting for Yamaha to grace our shores with its MT-03/FZ-03,
Yamaha officially presented its 2017 factory MotoGP team, introducing riders Maverick Vinales, Valentino Rossi and the updated livery for the YZR-M1.
Twenty years ago this month Yamaha dropped its game-changing four-stroke MXer bombshell, the YZM400F
Each new naked demands of us another shootout. The catalyst this time around is Yamaha’s R1-powered FZ-10. Introduced in July as a 2017 model, the new FZ-10 stands as the only liter-size Japanese streetfighter offering enough performance and attitude to bring the fight to the currently dominant nakeds
Bob Starr’s quest for a vintage XS750 was an engagement that spans the country and four decades, and it ends up being discovered where it all began.
The mannequins are where the action is.
Although this is a so-called concept bike, we’re confident we’ll be seeing a production version of this mid-sized adventure bike by EICMA 2017
Yamaha’s TMAX scooter hit Europe in 2001, and the OG “maxi-scooter”
A baby Ténéré to come in 2018