Cruiser

XV 950: urban performance in a cool package

XV 950: urban performance in a cool package

"We see cool custom and retro bikes booming today" says our Product Planning manager for Europe, Oliver Grill. "The XV950 is fitting this trend completely. It has both a Japanese and American inspiration. The passion for compact and bobber-style custom bikes was the starting point. And with our Yamaha roots we focused on performance and on making the bike useable, even in crowded cities."

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New VMAX: Power and Adrenalin

New VMAX: Power and Adrenalin

“Power, power, power!” That’s what you always hear when our riders step off the VMAX, usually with a grin on their faces. “That punch is so impressive, you know. To have power like that is just not known before. Wheelspin everywhere. But the bike handles so easy!”

Midnight Star 1300: A US cruiser with a piece of European flavour

Midnight Star 1300: A US cruiser with a piece of European flavour

American Authenticity combined with European riding character

Radical performance cruiser with accessory line up introduced in Europe

Radical performance cruiser with accessory line up introduced in Europe

The response to our web survey on Yamaha Designcafe web page was a clear verdict: 92 % of the several thousand respondents found XV 1700 PC Warrior an interesting concept. Riders from many countries in Europe asked to introduce this unusual machine. We have listened to you and are launching the bike in limited quantity of around 1000 units.

Road Star Warrior

Road Star Warrior

Hot Rod introduced in US: XV 1700 PC Road Star Warrior stands for a new generation of Power Cruisers with the soul of a sport bike.

V-max: Category of its own

V-max: Category of its own

V-max is a category of its own. The mighty V4 has made it to motorcycles cult heaven. The men behind this monument on two wheels recall the making of V-max.

V-max: Main changes from 1985 to 2001

20 years: Milestones of Yamaha Custom

20 years: Milestones of Yamaha Custom

The roots of custom bikes, or lets say choppers, go back to the end of the sixties, when American rockers chopped their machines to pieces and put them back together in a different form.

1990's: When custom became fashion

1990's: When custom became fashion

Peter Fonda was the hero of the baby boomer generation in the early seventies. In his cult movie 'Easy Rider' he as 'Captain America' on his Harley Chopper was the rebel symbol against a bourgeois and narrow minded society.

Survey:

Your Bike

Your Bike

Tell us about your experience with your bike or scooter. What are strong or weak points and how satisfied are you?

Bike riding since the '70s?

Bike riding since the '70s?

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