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International Design Excellence Awards

Introducing products that have won International Design Excellence Awards.

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2017

Motorcycle

XSR900
finalist
XSR900

For developed markets that have an established culture of enjoying motorcycles as a hobby, the XSR900 was designed targeting riders who prefer a bike with a more traditional look and style. With its attractive new combination of a simple, "retro" exterior design and modern performance through state-of-the-art technology, this model offers both pride of ownership and a genuinely fun motorcycling experience.

Motorcycle

NMAX
finalist
NMAX

Scooters play an important role in the urban lifestyles of people in developed markets like Europe and Japan, as well as in the ASEAN region and other emerging markets. Based on the “sport scooter” concept pioneered by Yamaha, the NMAX is a lower-displacement class model that features sporty performance and styling, conveniences like plenty of storage space, eco-friendliness and excellent fuel economy.

e-Bike Systems

PW-X
finalist
PW-X

The PW-X is part of Yamaha’s PW Series of system kits for electrically power-assisted bicycles, and was specifically designed for electric mountain bikes (eMTB). The PW-X package consists of the lightweight, compact drive unit and battery, a simple and easy-to-operate multifunction LCD display and the switch unit. The PW-X brings a new style and new forms of enjoyment to the off-road cycling world.

Electrically Power Assisted Wheelchair (Concept model)

&Y01
finalist
&Y01

&Y01 (Andy 01) is a working concept model co-created by Yamaha Corp. and Yamaha Motor designers with an image of a white yacht sailing through the waves. A JW Swing electric wheelchair mounts a TLF (Thin, Light, Flexible) Speaker shaped like a boat’s sail or a musical note’s flag on the back, and slim percussion instruments on the wheels to create the new experience of "riding a musical instrument."

2016

Sport Boat

242 Limited S
finalist
242 Limited S

This boat is Yamaha’s top-of-the-line jet-propulsion Sport Boat model. With a newly designed hull and an articulating keel, the boat has improved straight-line stability and handling. Features like a new digital display system add greater convenience and enjoyment. The result is a boat that offers the fullest enjoyment of the North American style of marine leisure, including everything from cruising and towing for watersports to spending time relaxing onboard at the dock.

2015

Unmanned Helicopter for Industrial Use

FAZER
finalist
FAZER

This industrial unmanned helicopter "FAZER" is mainly utilized for agriculture.

2013

Boat

212X
finalist
212X

A sports boat equipped with a jet propulsion engine that enhances the thrill of the ride in a wide range of water sports.


Personal Watercraft

FX Cruiser SHO
finalist
FX Cruiser SHO

A versatile performer that lends itself to a variety of marine pursuits, ranging from water sports to leisurely cruising.

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