Yamaha Announces A New YZF-R6 For 2017

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The 2017 Yamaha YZF-R6 isn’t a middle of the road middleweight, it’s a hard hitting, chiseled machine ready rule the streets, strips, and raceways. On the track or the street, the YZF-R6 was already one of the most advanced and successful supersport machines ever built. For 2017, radical new styling wraps up an even more […]

2017 Yamaha YXZ1000R Arriving at Dealers; New Kodiak 700 SE Announced

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Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, today announces additional models and accessories for their 2017 model year lineup. The 2017 Yamaha YXZ1000R pure sport Side-by-Side (SxS), along with an all-new Genuine Yamaha Technology Racing (GYTR) torque assist gear kit for the YXZ1000R, will be available in dealerships this month. A new Special Edition (SE) Tactical Black Kodiak […]

Off The Line: 2017 Yamaha FZ-10

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  It’s a pattern that’s been going on in the automotive and motorcycle industry for years and it frustrates la lot of enthusiasts. I’m talking about the act of releasing a new vehicle model to only certain regions or markets. This can be done for several reasons such as country or government restrictions/regulations, taxes/fees, market […]

Head to Head: Entry-Level Sport Bikes

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  Ninja 300 Manufacturer: Kawasaki MSRP: $4,999 Engine: 296cc, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 4-stroke, parallel twin Bore x Stroke:  62mm x 49mm Transmission: 6-speed Fuel Delivery: DFI® with dual 32mm throttle bodies Power:  34.9 hp @ 10,870 rpm, 17.6 lb.-ft. @ 9960 rpm* Curb Weight: 383.7 lbs Seat Height: 30.9” Fuel Capacity: 4.5 gal MPG: 70 (according […]

Yamaha Announces FZ-10 for US Market

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It’s a pattern that’s been going on in the automotive and motorcycle industry for years and it frustrates a lot of enthusiasts. I’m talking about the act of releasing a new vehicle model to only certain regions or markets. This can be done for several reasons such as country or government restrictions/regulations, taxes/fees, market demand, […]

Yamaha Announces 2017 Motocross Models

Cypress, CA – June 8, 2016 – Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., is pleased to introduce its championship-winning and bLU cRU-inspired 2017 Motocross model lineup, which includes the YZ250F and YZ450F four-stroke machines, along with the iconic YZ250, YZ125, and YZ85 two-stroke models. For 2017, the YZ250F incorporates many changes including revised intake geometry for additional […]

Yamaha Announces All-New 2017 ATV and Side-by-Side Models

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KENNESAW, GA –(Marketwired – June 08, 2016) – Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, announces its 2017 line of ATVs and Side-by-Side (SxS) vehicles, adding all-new models, features, options and special editions to its expanding line of industry leading motorsports products. Leading the 2017 announcement are Yamaha’s new YXZ1000R SS (Sport Shift) and an all-new YFZ50 youth […]

Yamaha Announces All-New YFZ50 Youth ATV

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KENNESAW, GA–(Marketwired – June 08, 2016) – Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, announces the all-new YFZ50 youth ATV, introducing riders ages 6-years-old and up to the fun and exciting world of sport ATVs. With new styling based on the popular championship-winning YFZ450R, the all-new entry-level YFZ50 brings Yamaha sport ATV performance and quality to more families […]

Yamaha Introduces New YXZ1000R SS With Sport Shift Technology

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KENNESAW, GA–(Marketwired – June 08, 2016) – Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, introduces the new 2017 YXZ1000R SS (Sport Shift), the first and only Side-by-Side (SxS) vehicle to combine pure-sport performance with an exciting and high-tech paddle shifting driving experience. Boasting the same industry-first 3-cylinder 998cc engine and unparalleled direct-connection feeling as the original YXZ, the […]

Yamaha Teases Another UTV Announcement

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Last year Yamaha thrilled UTV fans when it released its brand new YXZ1000R, the first UTV to offer a pure sport driving experience with its manual, five-speed, sequential shift transmission and 998cc inline three cylinder engine. Leading up to the reveal Yamaha hyped the announcement with a host of cryptic videos to let UTV fans […]