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X-MAX 400: The sports approach
“Our key point for the X-MAX is the dynamic and sporty riding feeling” says Product Planning Manager Norihiko Imai. “From the moment you sit on it, you can feel it is totally different from other maxi-scooters in this cc class.”Read More
FJR1300AS: Control at your fingertips
The FJR1300AS features two additional technologies compared to the standard FJR1300A that we explained in another article. Let’s see why.
Race Blu series: the Yamaha-blue sports identity
“Yamaha has at least three strong colour identities” says product planning manager Naoki. “There is the famous yellow and black combination that Kenny Roberts raced with in the seventies, there is the white and red combination that is based on our corporate colours, and there is the blue that is our official worldwide racing colour.”
Yamaha Cage-Six concept: Extreme style for the XJ6
“We’d like to show the possibilities of the trendy, underground stunt modifications based on the XJ6” says design director Shimizu. “In an urban and young spirit.”