Yamaha Motor Announces New YZF-R15 Supersport for India - Reflecting technical ideals and design language from the YZF-R1 flagship superbike -
IWATA, September 22, 2021 - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) announced today that it has redesigned the YZF-R15 supersport model, which mounts a liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, 155cm3 fuel-injected engine with Variable Valve Actuation (VVA), and will release it for the Indian market this month.
The YZF-R15 is a full-fledged supersport motorcycle that has been on sale since 2008 and offers the new
Yamaha Motor and ShinMaywa Sign Joint Research Agreement for Next-Generation Small Aircraft
Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Iwata, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan; President, CEO and Representative Director: Yoshihiro Hidaka) and ShinMaywa Industries, Ltd. (Headquarters: Takarazuka, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan; President and CEO: Tatsuyuki Isogawa) have signed an agreement for the joint research of next-generation small aircraft.
Under this agreement, Yamaha Motor will explore avenues fo
Yamaha Motor Launches αlive Concept for Automotive Products and Technologies - Sound device and more to be displayed at the Automotive Engineering Exposition 2021 ONLINE -
IWATA, May 26, 2021 - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) has launched its αlive concept for automotive products and technologies—including a newly developed sound device—will be exhibited at the Automotive Engineering Exposition 2021 ONLINE organized by the Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan, Inc. and running from May 26 to July 30.
αlive is Yamaha Motor’s concept for autom
Yamaha Motor Releases YZF-R7 Supersport for Europe and the United States -A new R-Series model in line with Yamaha’s platform strategy -
IWATA, May 19, 2021 - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) will release the new YZF-R7 supersport model, featuring a 689 cm3 engine developed based on Yamaha’s Crossplane Concept* and mounted in a lightweight frame, into Europe and the United States, with a Japan domestic launch scheduled after the winter of 2021.
The YZF-R7 was developed under the concept of “A Fun Way to Master a Sup
Yamaha Motor Begins Accepting Orders for Prototype Hyper-EV Electric Motor Development - New electric motor reaches 350 kW class in maximum output -
IWATA, April 12, 2021 - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) announced today that it has developed an electric motor reaching the industry's highest class in output density. This unit is aimed at use in hyper-EV models and other offerings in the high-output mobility segment and Yamaha will begin accepting orders for commissioned prototype development from April this year.
Since 2020, Yamaha Mot
Yamaha Motor Develops New System for Evaluating Riding Skills - Improving Rider Ability through Analysis and Feedback -
IWATA, April 9, 2021 – Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) has developed the Yamaha Riding Feedback System (YRFS) to evaluate riding skills and provide the results in visual form as feedback for riders in order to help advance their skills. The system will be introduced into the Yamaha Riding Academy (YRA) curriculum from April 10, 2021.
The YRFS uses a simple GPS-based logger device to acquir
Yamaha Motor's Performance Damper for Use in LEXUS LC - Contributing to a higher-driving comfort and steering stability -
IWATA, July 27, 2020 - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) announced that the vehicle performance vibration damper - Yamaha Performance Damper -has been adopted for use in "LEXUS LC500 Convertible" models (released from July 15), and 2021 model year of "LEXUS LC500" (released from June 18)
The Yamaha Performance Damper will be installed in LEXUS models IS350/300, RC350/300, GS350（2WD)/300
Yamaha Motor Begins Accepting Orders for High-performance Electric Motor Prototype - Customized units to be produced rapidly for cars and other vehicles -
IWATA, JAPAN, February 4, 2020 - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) announced today it has begun accepting orders for a high-performance electric motor prototype that is capable of producing the industry-leading high power density for automobiles and other types of vehicles. The compact unit generates up to 200kW in output thanks to a high-efficiency segment conductor and advanced casting and
Yamaha Motor Produces Two-Millionth Yamaha Performance Damper - Anti-Vibration Device for Automobiles Controls and Absorbs Distortions and Vibrations - - Total Damper Production Increases from One to Two Million in just Three Years -
IWATA, January 22, 2020 - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) announced that it has today produced its two-millionth “Yamaha Performance Damper*” anti-vibration damper for automobiles since manufacturing began in 2004. A ceremony to mark this milestone was held at the Numazu Factory of Yamaha Motor Hydraulic System Co., Ltd., a subsidiary manufacturing products such as shock absorbers, whose h
There for That First Ride -New documentary movie on Parent-Child Motorcycle Class
We are pleased to announce release of a new documentary movie, “There for That First Ride” on our corporate website.
Yamaha’s Parent-Child Motorcycle Class gives elementary school age children the opportunity to try riding a motorcycle together with their parents/guardians. The program first began back in the 1980s and is part of Yamaha’s efforts to promote riding safety. It aims to teach t
Yamaha Motor Launches Fascino Meeting New Indian Emission Standards - Trendy Styling with Strong Performance and Excellent Fuel Economy -
IWATA, December 23, 2019 - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo:7272) announced today that it will launch the 2020 model Fascino scooter in India in January 2020. Powered by an air-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, single-cylinder, 2-valve, 125cc BLUE CORE1 engine, the Fascino features an attractive design, lightweight body, ease of handling, and strong fuel economy. Since its launch in 2015, the Fascino has bec
Yamaha Motor Exhibits City Commuter TRICITY300 at EICMA - “To someday create motorcycles that lean, but do not fall" - 4th model with LMW technology -
IWATA, November 5, 2019 - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) announced today that its new model, the TRICITY300 LMW*1 equipped with a water-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, single-cylinder, 292cm3 “BLUE CORE” engine will be on display at the EICMA (International Motorcycle Exhibition) in Milan, Italy from November 5.
TRICITY300 is designed and positioned as a middle class LMW in line with the co
The Yamaha Motor Booth at the 46th Tokyo Motor Show 2019 “There Is Greater Joy Yet to Come”
IWATA, October 10, 2019 - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) will participate in the 46th Tokyo Motor Show 2019 (Organizer: Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, Inc.) to be held at the Tokyo Big Sight from October 24 (Thu.) to November 4 (Mon.). Located in the venue’s West Hall 2, the theme of the Yamaha Motor booth will be “There Is Greater Joy Yet to Come - ART for Human Possibilitie
"Sharing Dreams" Release of a new documentary movie
We are pleased to announce release of a new documentary movie, “Sharing Dreams.” on our corporate website.
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The scene for this movie, the 15th in the series, is Australia.
Children’s dreams know no bounds. Their genuine aspiration becomes what drives them as they grow and mature under the watchful and caring eyes of their parents.
Zane Burchell has his eyes fixed
Yamaha Motor Launches 2020 YZF-R1 and YZF-R1M in Europe - Supersport Flagship Models with Further Advanced and Enhanced Track Performance -
IWATA, July 17, 2019 - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) today announced that the updated supersport YZF-R1 and premium YZF-R1M models will be released from September 2019 for Europe. Both models are powered by liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, 4-valve, in-line 4-cylinder 998cm3 engines featuring a crossplane crankshaft.
Launch of the YZF-R1, and the YZF-R1M in Japan is planned from the fall of
Yamaha Motor Launches EC-05 Electric Scooter in Taiwan - First Vehicle under Strategy Aiming to Reduce CO₂ Emissions by 50% -
IWATA, June 27, 2019 - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo:7272) today announced that it will launch the EC-05 electric scooter in Taiwan on August 1 , 2019.
In September 2018, Yamaha Motor began a study with Gogoro Inc. (Headquarters: Taoyuan City, Taiwan, CEO: Horace Luke) working towards collaboration in the EV business in the Taiwan market. The EC-05 electric scooter has been developed a
Yamaha Motor Releases FZ-FI 2019 in India - Base Model to Increase Indian Sports Model Sales -
IWATA, January 22, 2019 - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo:7272) announced today that the new release of the FZ-FI 2019 sports model equipped with a 149 cm3 BLUE CORE*1 engine, incorporating a muscular bound design in-line with later FZ series models and new features that support comfortable riding etc. is scheduled for release later this month.
The FZ-FI has been developed under the concept
New documentary movie released! Vol. 14 Hands Like His Father: Inheriting Skills and Spirit
At the biennial Yamaha World Technician Grand Prix, there was still a youthful look to the motorcycle mechanic representing Taiwan. This story is about a father and son who strove to be the best in the world at their profession, the respect and gratitude held by the young man for his father, and of their passion and pride as motorcycle mechanics.
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Yamaha Motor Releases New NOZZA GRANDE in Vietnam — 125cc Scooter with HYBRID System —
IWATA, December 7, 2018 - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo:7272) announced today that the 2019 model NOZZA GRANDE 125cc premium scooter will be fitted with new features like the HYBRID System*1 and progressively released in Vietnam from December.
The new model NOZZA GRANDE- while inheriting the features and images of the current model - is a model that aims at greater running and comfort, refr
Unmistakable Big Single Flavor: The SR400 Yamaha Motor Newsletter (November 6, 2018 No. 67)
The SR400 4-stroke single-cylinder street bike first appeared in 1978. Its production was brought to a temporary halt in 2017 but the bike was re-released in the autumn of 2018, having been made compliant with current emissions standards and receiving greater polish to its high-quality ride and simple yet beautiful exterior. SR fans both in and outside Japan will be glad to see their faithful p