Yamaha NIKEN Leaning Three Wheel Motorcycle

It’s been no secret that Yamaha has been working on a large-capacity three wheeler that, unlike other three-wheelers , actually leans. Yamaha calls this technology ‚ÄúLeaning Multi-Wheeler (LMW), and during the 45th Tokyo Motor Show, Yamaha unveiled the machine that will debut LMW: the Yamaha Niken. From the released photos it should be powered by the FZ-09 power plant, and arrive with dual 15-inch wheels up front with dual forks on each side. “This large-displacement Leaning Multi-Wheeler (LMW) is powered by a liquid-cooled, in-line, 3-cylinder engine. This model is equipped with LMW technology to reduce the effects of changing ride environments and to deliver a high feeling of stability when cornering. It achieves excellent performance for spirited and sporty riding on various road surfaces and the capability to freely carve through the continuous corners on winding roads. The body design makes full use of the unprecedented front-end suspension mechanism, pairing 15-inch front wheels with dual-tube upsidedown forks that visually accentuate the machine’s sporty performance and create a high-quality look and feel at the same time.” Great bike but don’t forget to check our list of the fastest bikes in the wolrd.

Futuristic Motorcycle – Yamaha’s AI-Powered Motoroid

The 2017 Tokyo Motor Show gets underway in October and promises a look at the future of transportation. Yamaha will be there with a slew of electric and self-driving concepts, including the Motodroid self-riding motorcycle. The anime-inspired, bleeding-edge design features AI that controls the bike and interacts with the ride as well. No details have been offered, so exactly what this concept bike is capable of will have to wait until it debuts in Tokyo.

Yamaha’s Breathtaking Insect-like 04GEN Concept Scooter

Yamaha’s 04GEN scooter concept looks to flowing materials found on fashion runways as a design theme to showcase the interior structure. Through moveable exterior panels with semi-transparent trapezodial details and long, low silhouette, the lines of the scooter were shaped to match a swan. it also contrasts between old and new using authentic real leather and inventive new resins. This is Yamaha’s fourth concept model based on “refined dynamism” design philosophy. The series allows the motorcycle company to realize products in an experimental style based on future materials.

Yamaha Scorpio by Thrive Motorcycles

After working their magic on the stunning Yamaha XS650, Thrive Motorcycles are back again with an impressive and creative build, based on a 1984 Yamaha Scorpio. The unusual body is the result of a rough sketch drawn at the briefing with the client, it is made from aluminum to achieve the grey industrial look but to also save precious weight. The eccentric ride was also fitted with Kenda trial tyres, a custom clutch and brake lever, a custom dashboard with indicators and a GPS/phone mount, and some custom switch gear. They also covered the custom-made stainless steel exhaust with a grey exhaust wrap to match the overall look. Great bike but it hardly can get into the list of the fastest bikes of the world.

Unique Bike from Yamaha and Hermés

Well-known motorcycle manufacturer Yamaha and French luxury fashion house Hermés have joined forces to produce very unique concept bike named VMax. The bike features rich leather detailing added to the seat, headlight cover, exhaust silencers, grips and mirrors against a chrome frame. Yamaha and Hermes have combined “mechanics and leather, to fulfil the dreams of motorcycles.” The idea was, according to Yamaha and Hermés, to “Reinforce the sculptural lines of this unique object and underline its emotional power.” VMax is just a concept and exist in a single copy.