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Red Dot Award

Introducing products that have won Red Dot Award.

2024

Motorcycle

MT-09STD/MT-09SP
Winner
MT-09STD/MT-09SP

The 2024 MT-09 represents the fourth generation of the model since it was first launched in 2013 and was designed to communicate its positioning as a free-handling motorcycle by treating everything from the front face and fuel tank through to the tail as a single, densely compacted mass, while the seat area was carved away to facilitate the rider's movements while on the bike. The Acoustic Amplifier Grilles directing the engine's induction sound to the rider and the full-color TFT display are just some of the finer points on the bike melding design and tech to connect with the rider's senses.

Scooter

XMAX300 TECH MAX
Winner
XMAX300 TECH MAX

First launched in 2006, the XMAX carved out a strong following as a city commuter model in Europe and is now available in markets around the world. The 2023 model emphasizes the relationship between rider and machine while further enhancing the XMAX's signature trait of providing a dynamic, convenient, and comfortable ride. Functional elements like the sportbike-esque front fork and the flow of the engine's power delivery are packaged into a compact silhouette that expresses the XMAX's exciting ride.

2023

Electric trials motorcycle

TY-E 2.0
Winner
TY-E 2.0

To develop an electric vehicle that delivers a level of fun surpassing vehicles with conventional internal combustion engines, Yamaha Motor chose trials as the field of competition for its approach as it is a motorsport that requires incredibly high and wide-ranging performance characteristics, and this R&D prototype motorcycle was created to achieve these goals. The TY-E 2.0 is equipped with sophisticated electronic control algorithms unique to its electric powertrain and a large-capacity lightweight battery. It will compete in a round of the Trial World Championship alongside motorcycles using internal combustion engines.

Electric scooter

NEO’S
Winner
NEO’S

The NEO’S was developed under the concept of a “New Standard of Mobility for the Next Generation.” It features a removable 50.4V battery and a brushless motor packaged into a stylish body design, providing the smooth and agile performance feel electric vehicles (EVs) are known for. The range from a fully charged battery is about 37 km (tested in WMTC Class 1 in STD mode using a single onboard battery) and a second battery (sold separately) can also be mounted. The NEO’S is an alternative solution for urban areas beset with chronic traffic congestion, a shortage of parking spaces, traffic restrictions and the like.

2022

Motorcycle

MT-09
Winner
MT-09

Based on the concept of "torquey and agile," the new MT-09 was developed with an emphasis on "feel," weight reduction, and power increase, and as a model that can be used for a wide range of activities from commuting to school to weekend riding. The styling is stripped down to the bare essentials, and the functional beauty of the parts themselves is the key to its success. It is packed with new features and innovative technology, including a newly designed 889cc "CP3" 3-cylinder engine, lightweight chassis, SpinForged aluminum wheels, and YZF-R1-like onboard electronics.

Motorcycle

YZF-R7
Winner
YZF-R7

The latest model in the "R" series that leads the Supersport (SS) category. It offers the excitement of the SS and the joy of owning the coveted "R" to a larger and wider range of motorcycle enthusiasts around the world. Utilizing existing components that excel in basic performance, the new model delivers the fun of riding and a one-rank higher sense of ownership at an affordable price.

Personal Watercraft

Super Jet
Winner
Super Jet

The SuperJet is the first fully remodeled one-seat stand-up model watercraft in 30 years. It features a 4-stroke, 3-cylinder engine that complies with current emission regulations, a radical race-inspired design, and a wide-front hull shape. It is equipped with a handlebar adjustment function to suit body size and preference, an extended foot tray, and an engine suppression mode.

2021

Commuter vehicle

TRICITY300
Winner
TRICITY300

This three-wheeled 300cc commuter model for global markets employs Yamaha’s proprietary LMW design and was developed to be the “Smartest Way to Commute” under a design concept of “Your Right-Hand” (for supporting your work/business), featuring front-end confidence, reliability, maneuverability and a high-quality ride to make trips between the suburbs and downtown more convenient and comfortable.

Robotics

LCMR200
Winner
LCMR200

The LCMR200 employs a linear motor for fast, precise movement and a space-saving modular construction for conducting transfer operations at factories. As product lifecycles shorten, the need for multi-product and variable-volume production is growing and the LCMR200 brings greater flexibility for line layout, quicker response to production changes, and easy storage and reusability.
Also, instead of flashy colours, the anodized aluminium body beautifully blends in with and complements peripheral factory equipment.

2020

Motorcycle

Ténéré 700
Winner
Ténéré 700

The Ténéré 700 is an adventure tourer in the best traditions of the Ténéré brand, drawing on its brilliant history of success in one of the world's toughest rallies - the Dakar - in the 1980s-90s. The Ténéré 700 features a 689cm³ water-cooled in-line 2-cylinder 270° crank engine mounted on a lightweight body. With a high degree of freedom in riding posture, high durability and ease of maintenance, along with high adaptability under load, this new model balances off-road, adventure, and touring performance to a high level. With the design concept of “Exciting Adventure Ténéré,” this model has a high-positioned face that incorporates a three-piece shield on a distinctive headlight and tank, creating a design which expresses a spirit of adventure.

Industrial Drone

YMR-08
Winner
YMR-08

The YMR-08 is a remote-operated industrial-use drone developed primarily for airborne agricultural pest control. To answer the needs of small or suburban farms, it features a lightweight carbon fiber fuselage and eight rotors powered by an electric motor for quieter operation than a conventional engine. The exterior and individual parts were designed in an ardent pursuit of functional beauty that would please the eye of farmers and spray operators.

2019

Motorcycle

NIKEN
best of the best
NIKEN

The NIKEN is a large-displacement Leaning Multi-Wheeler (LMW) powered by a liquid-cooled in-line 3-cylinder engine. Its LMW technology reduces the effects of changing ride environments and inspires front-end confidence when cornering. Taking advantage of the unprecedented front suspension that pairs the 15-inch front wheels with dual-tube inverted forks mounted to the outside of the wheels, the body design visually accentuates the machine’s sporty performance.

Low-speed mobility vehicle (Concept model)

YNF-01
YNF-01

The YNF(Yamaha Next Field)-01 is a low-speed mobility vehicle featuring outdoor-influenced styling, such as large-diameter tires and 4-wheel independent suspension, which enable travel across a variety of road surfaces. The compact form belying its sturdy undercarriage and the frame design elegantly enveloping the rider provide a sense of both being securely held and freedom. The design inspires users to impulsively head outdoors through high-quality packaging and styling which evokes a feeling of adventure.

2018

Motorcycle (Concept model)

MOTOROiD
Luminary Award
MOTOROiD

The MOTOROiD concept model aims to demonstrate personal mobility in which the rider resonates harmoniously with the machine. Equipped with high-precision balance control via artificial intelligence and autonomous technology, the MOTOROiD can sense its own state and adjust its center of gravity accordingly to stand up off its kickstand and remain upright unassisted. It can also recognize its owner and move forward to meet him/her, as well as react based on its rider's actions thanks to its human-machine interface (HMI). These, among several other functions, allow MOTOROiD to behave like a true partner of its owner. MOTOROiD inspires a vision of future mobility that takes vehicles beyond simple “tools for movement.”

Sport Commuter

TMAX530 DX
TMAX530 DX

The TMAX530 DX brings the ultimate fusion and balance of two sometimes-conflicting styles in one package, with its sports performance enabling "dynamic acceleration, deceleration, and handling as the rider intends" that is equivalent to that found in traditional sports bikes, as well as a comfortable ride - a commuter motorcycle’s key feature - realized through its range of equipment and functions.

Scooter

XMAX300
XMAX300

The XMAX 300 is the successor to the XMAX 250 which has enjoyed great reviews and popularity in Europe for many years thanks to its fun ride and sporty styling, along with its combination of comfort and practical functionality for city travel and commuting. The model offers further improvements in comfort and practical functionality, while delivering high-quality styling and agile - yet comfortable - performance that work to satisfy the pride of ownership demands of today.

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.

Electrically Power Assisted Wheelchair (Concept model)

&Y01
&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

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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