Yamaha motorcycles

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When it comes to sport ATVs, the Yamaha Raptor 700R is one of the most wanted models in its class. It comes with an agile handling, a sporty style and a very aggressive character.

At its heart “beats” a 686cc, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke; SOHC, 4 valves engine with a displacement of 686cc. The unit is combined with Yamaha’s Fuel Injection (YFI) and features a competition-spec dry-sump lubrication system. The ATV is also equipped with a 5-Speed transmission with wet multiplate clutch.

For flawless off road capability, the ATV is equipped with front and rear piggyback shocks which offer full adjustability and can deal great with any bump.

The ATV’s speed is kept in leash by front brake master cylinders and twin piston rear brake calipers.

The Yamaha Raptor 700R is offered with a base price of $8,199.

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Compact, light and easy to handle, the 2014 Yamaha PW50 is a great motorcycle for beginner riders. Needles to say, that the bike was designed with the rider’s comfort in mind and comes with a seat height of only 19.1 inches, an ergonomically designed handlebar and large, folding footpegs with rubber grips.

In terms of style, the 2014 PW50 comes with Team Yamaha-inspired colors, graphics and front and side number plates.

The motorcycle weighs 86 lb (wet) and is propelled by a 49cc, air-cooled, 2-stroke; reed-valve inducted engine. It is also worthy of being mentioned that the 2014 Yamaha PW50 is equipped with an adjustable throttle stop screw which helps you gradually increase speed as the rider’s skills improve.

As far as wheels are concerned, the bike is equipped with 10-inch front and rear tires.

The bike can be yours for no less than $1,440.

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If you are looking for a reliable beginner’s bike, then the Yamaha TT-R50E might be a god choice for your kid.

The motorcycle was especially created to be a great platform for learning the secrets of off road riding. It comes with a 21.9 inch seat height, a large chain cover and a curved steel backbone frame.

At the heart of the 2014 Yamaha TT-R50E you’ll find a 49 cc, air-cooled, SOHC, 4-stroke, 2 valves engine which breaths through a Mikuni VM11 Carburetor. The engine is brought to life by means of a push button electric starter and is mated to a constant-mesh 3-speed transmission with automatic clutch.

To be able to tackle the tough terrains without backing down, the Yamaha TT-R50E is fitted with a inverted fork that offers 3.8 inches of front wheel travel and a monocross-style rear suspension which is paired with a single coil-over shock (2.8 inches of rear wheel travel).

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Yamaha has taken the wraps off it new green concept at this year’s Tokyo Motor Show. The new concept represents a small step into the future of motorcycles and features a compact design which makes it perfectly suited for riding through the city.

The new sport motorcycle is built on a monocoque frame and is packed with an electric brushless DC smart Power Module motor powered by a set of removable Lithium-ion batteries. The electric motor is paired with an automatic transmission which can be also used as a manual gearbox.

The motorcycle was built with lightness in mind and it weighs less than 100 kg.

Talking about its new concept Yamaha said: “The PES1 electric motorcycle offers both environmental friendliness and sporty performance that conveys Yamaha’s passion for riding. It off ers great drivability and maneuverability sure to please any motorcycle fan thanks to its lightweight design and motor torque control. Slip out on weekend mornings, without waking the family, for a private hour of communion with your electric ride. Eminently quiet motor is guaranteed to deliver you from the din of your everyday life. Future of electric sports bikes is fast approaching.”

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Among the motorcycles displayed by Yamaha at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show you’ll find a unique version the Bolt. This version won’t be launched into production as its only purpose is to show how customizable is Yamaha’s iconic cruiser.

Most of the modifications aimed the style department so you get a blue fuel tank, lower handlebars and a brown seat. The front fork has been also been modified, as well as the rear fender which is now replaced by a sporty tail.

The custom looking Yamaha Bolt is powered by the same air-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valve, fuel injected, V-twin engine with a displacement of 942 cm3. The engine is fed by a 12 liters fuel tank and is mated to a constant mesh, five speed transmission.

Talking about its project Yamaha said: “With the "BOLT’s" slim and compact chassis and 950cc air-cooled V-twin engine as a base, the "BOLT Café" is a prototype showing an example of how owners can customize the bike to their own tastes. The BOLT’s simplicity and high degree of freedom for many different styles of customization expands the boundaries of enjoyment to be found in garage modification.”

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Everybody was eager to see Yamaha’s new 250 cc motorcycle, so the Japanese manufacturer has finally decided to reveal its new model at the upcoming Tokyo Motor Show.

The new sport motorcycle is based on the M1 MotoGP and features a sharp design language mixed with the latest technologies developed by the company.

For the moment we don’t have many details about the new motorcycle but we know that is will be propelled by a liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, in-line, 2-cylinder, fuel injected engine with a displacement of 249cm3. The unit transfers its power to the rear wheel through a constant mesh 6-speed transmission.

The new motorcycle will compete against the new Honda CBR 300R and Kawasaki Ninja 300 which are both equipped with larger displacement engines (300cc).
Together with the first pictures of its new R25, Yamaha has also released a video footage with the motorcycle in action ridden by Valentino Rossi.

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Fast, agile and sleek, the 2014 Yamaha Raptor 700 is a capable sport ATV designed for those who love to mix four wheels with rugged terrains.

To maximize the performances of the Raptor 700, Yamaha’s technicians have equipped it with a lightweight hybrid steel aluminum frame, a Controlled-Fill aluminum sub-frame and a cast aluminum swingarm.

The frame houses a 686 cc, liquid cooled, 4 stroke; SOHC, 4 valves engine which sends its power to the ground by means of a five speed transmission.

The stopping power is handled by twin aluminum-piston front disc brakes and a twin piston rear brake caliper.

The ATV rides on a set of high-performance 21x7-10 front and 20x10-9 rear Maxxis tires which are perfectly capable to deal with any type of terrains without backing down.

The ATV is offered with a base price of $7,699.

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At this year’s EICMA motorcycle show, Yamaha revealed the 2014 XT1200ZE - a new endure tourer aimed at the modern riders.

The 2014 XT1200ZE Super Ténéré comes with standard electronically-adjustable suspensions, sport and town mappings, cruise control and a 3-stage traction control system.

The motorcycle weighs 265 kg (wet) and is propelled by an 1199cc, forward-inclined parallel 2 cylinder, liquid cooled, 4 stroke, DOHC, 4 valves engine. The unit puts out a maximum power of 82.4 kW (112PS) at 7,250 rpm and 117.0 Nm of torque at 6,000 rpm. All this power is kept in leash by a six speed transmission with wet multidisc clutch.

Other features that are worthy of being mentioned include a 4-position windscreen, 1 23 litres fuel tank, a height-adjustable seat, new body, heated grips, a top case, center stand and hand protectors.

For the moment Yamaha didn’t released any prices for the new XT1200ZE Super Ténéré.

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The all new Yamaha MT-07 made its official debut at the EICMA motorcycle show. The new motorcycle is the smaller version of the MT-09 so it shares a many features with its sibling.

In terms of style the Yamaha MT-07 comes with a muscular look a sporty tail, a sculpted fuel tank and seventeen inch wheels.

At the heart of the motorcycle lies a 689 cc, parallel twin, liquid cooled, inline, 2 cylinder, 4 stroke engine which delivers a maximum torque of 68.0 Nm (6.9 kg-m) at 6,500 rpm and 55.0 kW (74.8PS) at 9,000 rpm. The engine is mated to a constant mesh six speed transmission with wet, multiple disc clutch.

The stopping power is assured by front hydraulic dual discs and rear hydraulic single discs.

For the moment, Yamaha didn’t release any prices, but we can expect it to be priced slightly lower than the MT-09 ($7,990) so it will be pretty affordable.

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The 2014 Yamaha TT-R230 is a pretty impressive machinery that was carefully forged to be able to deal with any type of terrain with poise.

As far as power is concerned, the motorcycle is propelled by a 223 cc, air cooled, SOHC, 4 stroke, 2 valves engine which is kept under control by a constant mesh 6 speed transmission with multiplate wet clutch.

To be able to tackle any terrain without problems the 2014 Yamaha TT-R230 received a steel frame, a linkage-mounted adjustable rear shock and 36mm front forks.

The bike’s speed is kept in check by a front 220mm disc and a 130mm rear drum brake. You also get full-size 21 inch front and 18 inch rear aluminum wheels wrapped in 80/100-21 NHS and 100/100-18 NHS tires, respectively.

The 2014 Yamaha TT-R230 is offered with a base price of $3,990.

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