Yamaha unveiled it's exciting new range of 2008 Power Two Wheeler's and scooter range about 10 days ago.
This year Yamaha has something for everyone, whether you are track inspired, want to take your adventures off road or are looking for smart city commuting solutions.
We have picked out three of our hero products but for the full overview visit the 2008 Motorcycles and Scooters overview page, please see the link at the bottom of this feature, where you can see at a glance what has been launched this autumn.
Catch the extreme. Using Yamaha's racing heritage and passion for being first, the new YZF-R6 is bursting with refinements and technology taken from the track.
You get track-developed electronics: YCC-T chip-controlled throttle for smooth, linear throttle response with high levels of power at higher rpm and YCC-I electronically controlled variable intake funnels for increased performance at all engine speeds. The YZF-R6 is the most advanced 600cc motorcycle Yamaha has ever built.
Yamaha brings back an old favorite in the form of the Tenere 660, built for adventure, manufactured to the same exacting build quality that has made the XT brand a legendary performer all over the world.
The Tenere 660 is a road bike with global traveling potential that keeps performing long after the tarmac runs out. The Tenere 660 is built for adventure, manufactured to the same exacting build quality that has made the XT brand a legendary performer all over the world. It's got street bike panache combined with enduro bike ruggedness. If you want to go all the way, this is where to start.
If you want to see all the new 2008 models in the flesh as mentioned above, then they will be launched at the Paris International Motorcycle Show.