It is the second largest producer of motorcycles only after Honda. It was on 1st July 1955 that the CEO Mr. Genichi Kawakami entered into the field of motorized vehicles. Prior to this, the company was into piano making and was the largest in the world. Today, Yamaha is a world-renowned two-wheeler Japanese manufacturer. The company entered Indian market in 1985 in a joint venture with Escorts group. Yamaha Motor India, in 2005 it became a separate entity and renamed the brand as Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd.
Yamaha in India is one of the most popular and oldest bike manufacturers. Yamaha has won various award and recognition for their contribution in the two-wheeler industry and for producing high quality bikes. The first bike that was launched in India was the two stroke 100 cc, Yamaha RX-100, which was also popular as the first lightweight fuel economic Japanese motorbike models in India. Models like Yamaha Crux, Yamaha Alba, Yamaha G5 and Yamaha Gladiator are amongst the best value for money bikes in India.
Following are some of the best Yamaha Bikes in India:
Crux is one of the strong and basic model that comes in a range of Rs.35,000 – 40,000. It is called “machine built-to last” because of its exceptional durability that a frequent user like you would appreciate. The motorcycle has Air-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 2-valve and 106 cc engine with a maximum power of 7.6PS (5.59kW) / 7,500rpm.
The design of Yamaha Fazer is inspired from the global Fazer series known for its sports touring and awesome looks. Excellent ergonomics, beautifully contoured color and triple macho design concept makes it a bike to die for. Fazer has an Air-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC engine with a maximum power of 14PS @ 7500 rpm. The fuel tank has a capacity of 12 litres and the gear ratios are like 1st=2.714, 2nd=1.789, 3rd=1.318, 4th=1.045, 5th=0.875.
Yamaha FZ1 is all about high performance, excellent masculine design and gr8 value for money features. This bike is meant for the ones who don’t ride on road instead fly on road. The bike built using die-cast aluminum cuts its way through the curves like a supersport bike, to ensure that you’re always in charge. It comes with Liquid cooled, 4 stroke, DOHC, 5-Valve 998 cc engine.
Yamaha FZ-16 appears as a sportsbike with cult technology and masculine design. A masterpiece that overflows with dynamism and originality, FZ16 has ignited a revolution in the biking history of India. All eyes will be on you just like people gaze a king walking on the road.
FZ-S scores high in looks not only in its segment but beyond and is designed to satiate the need for style and fashion by riders. FZ-S highlights the style quotient and has more flesh to flaunt with purely European international design like new colours & graphics, aerodynamic chiseled windshield, stylish & sporty carbon pattern meter consol, and more aggressive looking headlight.
It’s a genius idea – unite a hi-tech 1,670cc V-twin with an aluminium sports frame and cutting-edge suspension and brakes – and you’ve got a sports riding revolution. There is nothing like the MT-01: a massive engine that produces huge torque for hammer-blow acceleration, a sports chassis that knifes through the turns, a pulsating exhaust note that’s total aural ecstasy and monumental styling that’ll stop the traffic.
Yamaha R1 represents a paradigm shift in technology, performance and controllability among litre class sport bikes. Inspired by Yamaha’s M1 MotoGP race bike, this latest generation 998cc R1 features a crossplane crankshaft design with an uneven firing order to provide outstanding yet easy to control torque and an exceptionally linear throttle feel never experienced before. But there is far more to R1 than just a revolutionary engine.
Humachine Technologies & Sensual Racing Form – The YZF-R1 and YZF-R6 are equipped with under cowls that are based on the image of a diffuser, to give them the best form for aero-management. These are not cowls for simply enclosing the engine, but forms composed of blade surfaces that actively control airflow. This spirit has been directly inherited by the YZF-R15.
Powering the new SZ is an all-new 4-Stroke air-cooled, SOHC single cylinder with 153cc engine that has been tuned for optimum performance i.e. Extra Power in the low to mid-speed range thereby ensuring a stress-free ride on Indian roads. The bikes are equipped with AI System and a large-capacity muffler with catalyzer for cleaner exhaust.
The new YBR 125, on the other hand, has chiseled looks and enthralls the commuter with a comfortable riding experience. The bike is targeted towards executive segment customers who want a commuter bike that has a universally accepted design, gives a feeling of solidity & robustness and satisfactory mileage at an affordable price. The bike is equipped with 123cc engine and 4-Speed gear box. YBR 125 will be available in three colors – Red, Black and Black-Red colors. Booking of the bikes will start immediately.