Yamaha Motor Co exhibited the 3CT at the EICMA (Milan Motorcycle Show) in Milan. Powered by a
300cm3 liquid-cooled engine, the 3CT is a new LMW1 commuter prototype model.
Yamaha Motor is promoting “the growing world of personal
mobility” as one of the growth strategies outlined in the Medium-Term
Management Plan, and LMW technology is one of the central pillars of this
strategy. Beginning with the TRICITY125 (launched in 2014), and continuing with
the TRICITY155 (on sale from 2017) capable of riding on freeways2 and the NIKEN
(launched in 2018), which with its 845cm3 engine is the first large sports
model LMW, Yamaha has expanded its LMW product lineup.
The 3CT is a sports commuter prototype model with the
distinctive LMW two front wheel mechanism. By combining LMW features such as a
superb sense of stability while turning with a 300cm3 engine, the 3CT delivers
both sporty and comfortable weekday commuting as well as enjoyable weekend
New Yamaha Niken GT: After having impress the whole world with the
striking Niken concept, Yamaha made a step ahead with the “GT” version, a
three-wheeled vehicle conceived to face even long-distance rides. Raised
windshield, stuffed seat, heated grips, additional 12v socket along with center
stand are as-standard features. The mechanical solutions are still maintained
and include 847 cc 3-cylinder engine capable of 115 hp at 10.000 rpm along with
steel-aluminum trellis frame. The new Yamaha Niken GT has been equipped with
double upside-down front fork with tilting system, which provides for a deep
lean angle (maximum 45 degrees).
With over 370,000 units sold since 2005, and equipped with a
range of exclusive features, the special XMAX
125 Iron Max is Yamaha’s premium 125cc sport scooter. This scooter was
shown at the 76th edition of
the International Motorcycle and Accessories Exhibition (EICMA) in Milan, Italy
from November 6 to November 11, 2018. It features a special dual seat, with
an integrated backrest for the passenger. Pilot aluminum footrests, chromed
profile of the speedo ring and smoked LED tail light, as well as leather
interior pads. New logos enhance the original Sword Gray color of the bodywork.
It comes with a large, illuminated storage for 2 full-face helmets, keyless
ignition and Traction Control System (TCS).
The new Ténéré 700
is ready to appeal lot of off road passionates. The double-cradle steel frame
supports a 689 cm3 parallel twin-cylinder engine. The engine is derived from
MT-07 and is powered by 74,8 hp at 9.000 rpm. The 21” front wheel represents
the best choice to face off-road situations as a pro rider. 43 mm adjustable
upside-down fork (210 mm travel), braking system with deactivate ABS system
equipped with 282 mm double daisy disk and Brembo calipers are also included.
Other features on the Yamaha Ténéré 700 are the 860 mm high seat and the
16-litre fuel tank.
Yamaha engineers have greatly upgraded the YZF-R125, which now aims to compete at
the top of the 125 cc supersport list, thanks to an all-new liquid-cooled
4-valve engine as well as a completely redesigned frame. The YZF-R125 engine,
conceived with VVA (Variable Valve Actuation) system, is expected to deliver
more torque and broader, smoother power from low to mid rpm. Some novelties
also come from the frame, the lightweight aluminium swingarm along with a unique
design of the fairing inspired by the Yamaha’s YZR- M1 MotoGP race bike.
Since the arrival of the first MT-09, 5 years ago, the Hyper Naked range has grown rapidly to
include a total of seven models, from the flagship MT-10 SP through to the
MT-125. For 2019 Yamaha takes the MT’s aggressive and streetwise image to the
next level with an evolution of the Fluo concept adding… a new Ice Fluo colour.
It consists of an ice-grey body colour contrasted by fluorescent red wheels and
a black engine, frame, forks and headlamp, with tuning fork logos on the tank
or air ducts. The new Ice Fluo colour option will be offered on each MT Hyper Naked model (except SP
versions that feature exclusive colours), while the Yamaha Blue and Tech Black
variants will continue.
Yamaha technicians carefully redesign its silhouette, which is now more
aerodynamic and sleek. A reliable 321cc liquid-cooled, four-stroke, in-line
twin-cylinder engine at the heart of the YZF-R3 is still maintained as well as
a lightweight steel tubular frame. To help achieve the perfect combination of
comfort and sport riding performance the 2019 YZF-R3 features all-new KYB 37 mm
inverted front forks along with 32 degrees handlebar steering range.
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