Yamaha Cross Hub concept is a motorbike-carrying SUV

Yamaha Cross Hub concept is a motorbike-carrying SUV
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25 Oct, 2017 11:00am Lawrence Allan Yamaha follow up 2015 sports car concept with unusual pickup-style SUV at the Tokyo Motor Show Yamaha has once again branched out from motorcycles to showcase a new concept car at the Tokyo Motor Show. The latest vehicle, called the Cross Hub, is a combination of a pick-up and an SUV, and follows on from the 2013 Motiv and 2015 Sports Ride concepts. Very little detail was given about the Cross Hub concept at Yamaha’s show conference, but we do know that it’s targeted…

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Yamaha ‘Tracer GT’ Coming to soon!

Yamaha ‘Tracer GT’ Coming to soon!
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YAMAHA has filed a trademarked application for the name ‘Tracer GT’, raising the prospect of a touring edition of the MT-10. The firm already produces the Tracer 700 and Tracer 900, touring spec versions of the MT-07 and MT-09, but has yet to give the MT-10 the same treatment. As the MT-10 uses the frame and engine from the current YZF-R1, a Tracer version would mean a tourer based on the same superbike platform. Yamaha currently offers a touring edition of the MT-10 (pictured above) using parts from the accessories range including…

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Yamaha YZF-R15 V 3.0 launch still months away

Yamaha YZF-R15 V 3.0 launch still months away
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The Indonesian arm of Yamaha recently unveiled the YZF-R15 V3.0 and that got a lot of us excited. But it looks like this motorcycle won’t be launched in South Africa immediately. Car and bike spoke with a few Yamaha SA officials at the launch of the FZ25 regarding the YZF-R15 V2.0. The officials said that they were happy with the sales performance of the YZF-R15 V2.0, especially of the YZF-R15 S version. There’s enough demand for this entry-level fully-faired motorcycle from across the country. Due to this, the company isn’t really focusing on getting the YZF-R15 V3.0…

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