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.
Optional electronic suspension and a modest power increase highlight Yamaha’s Super Tenere Adventure-Tourer.
In this look back in the motorcycle.com vaults, we revisit the 2002 Scooter Smackdown.
We nearly crap our britches at the wonderful diversity of three-cylinder motorcycle models available today.
After spending two days trashing the Yamaha YZ250F around, we can confirm that it is a special motorcycle.
Yamaha has entered the three-cylinder engine fray with its 2014 FZ-09.
The 2014 Yamaha street lineup is highlighted by the FJR1300ES, a $1000 upgrade featuring electronic suspension.
The WR450F combines YZ motocross-style power in a lightweight, 250F-derived chassis with awesome handling.
With an all-new motor and chassis layout the 2014 YZ250F represents the pinnacle of Yamaha
Yamaha’s radical, reverse cylinder head YZ450F set the world on its ear when it debuted