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2017

Motorcycle

XSR900
best of the best
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.

2016

Motorcycle

YZF-R1
YZF-R1

The market-leading YZF-R1 1,000cc supersport model has been completely redesigned with a new focus primarily on riding on a racetrack. It features a new high-performance engine, electronic control systems employing a six-axis attitude sensor unit and a chassis using magnesium and aluminum parts throughout, all combining to achieve an incredible level of performance. The exterior design has improved aerodynamics and also adds new individuality to the model's appearance.


Sport Boat

242 Limited S
Honourable Mention
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

Motorcycle

MT-07
best of the best
MT-07

The MT-07 is a motorcycle that blends fun riding and fashionable styling that turns heads on urban streets, while also providing value for money. Featuring an engine that is both powerful yet easy to handle for daily use, as well as being lightweight, slim, compact, and stylish, the MT-07 offers excellent handling as well as premium feel.


Electric Power Assist Unit for Wheelchair

JWX-2
best of the best
JWX-2

The JWX-2 applies the power assist system technology from Yamaha's PAS electrically power assisted bicycles to wheelchairs, to create a power assist unit that adjusts the level of assistance based on the wheelchair hand rim input load. It can be installed on a variety of wheelchair shapes, and features the dedicated 'JW Smart Tune' software, which allows detailed setting of assist force, response, linear advancement capability, left-right balance, etc. to suit the user's condition.


Automatic Commuter

TRICITY
TRICITY

The TRICITY is a 125cc city commuter which features a double front wheel configuration. Employing Yamaha Motor's unique LMW mechanism, in which the front two wheels tilt in sync with the vehicle body while turning, each wheel has independent suspension and link mechanisms, which together with the optimized front-rear weight balance provide a comfortable ride and a new dimension in riding enjoyment.

2014

Motorcycle

MT-09
MT-09

A synchronized-performance motorbike, equipped with a three-cylinder engine and developed in accordance with the cross-plane concept.

2013

Motorcycle

WR450F
WR450F

A model for enduro events that boasts outstanding turning performance and staying power, and that is very easy to set up.


Motorcycle

FJR1300A
Honourable Mention
FJR1300A

A model that combines sportiness with long-distance touring capability under the concept of "dynamic touring."


Commuter Vehicle

Xenter 125
Honourable Mention
Xenter 125

A large-wheel-diameter scooter (16 inches, front and back) designed to offer convenience, comfort, and reliability for use around town-principally aimed at the European market.

2012

Motorcycle

XP500 TMAX
XP500 TMAX

A sports scooter designed to offer the convenience of a sporty commuter bike as well as to create a unique impression.

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