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Yamaha is a 130 year old brand that started as a musical instrument manufacturer and diversified further into various parts of manufacturing industry. Yamaha Motor Company was founded on July 1, 1955 and still operates under the group the owns more than 10% stake in YMC.
The first product from Yamaha was YA-1 that helped them win third Mount Fuji Ascent Race. Yamaha Motor Corporation includes their ATV, Motorboat, Snowmobile, generators and two wheeler business in one. India has witnessed the presence of Yamaha through automobile section only.
Few years after their first bike, Yamaha brought YA-2 and YD-1 for riders who wished for more responsive frame and bigger engine. Yamaha YDS-1 was first Japanese bike to bring a five speed gearbox.
They registered the first victory at Belgium GP in the 250cc section and launched first four stroke engine in 1968 under the name XS-1. As other brands were moving completely into bigger displacement four stroke machines, Yamaha kept the two stroke magic alive with their four stroke options. Yamaha India became a popular name with the introduction of two-stroke lightweight RX series that includes RX100 and RX135.
Things took another sharp turn when they introduced RD350, the most powerful bike of its time in India. It was even a watered down version of actual RD350 of Japan. Yamaha India is popular for their products like FZ and R15 in India, both of which have survived more than a decade of competition.
Not just that, Yamaha R15 Version 3.0’s launch has brought world’s most powerful 150cc bike to India. They retail R series globally with members like R125, R15, R3, R6 and R1. The availability of each one of them depends upon engine based classifications of different countries. They rival products from Honda, Suzuki and Kawasaki in India.
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Questions and Answers
Is Yamaha YZF-R25 good for long distance?
Definitely yes, Yamaha YZF-R25 has a more neutral position compared to a Ninja or a 600cc sportsbike, so comfort won't be an issue for extended rides covering long distances. The bike itself has no problems in performance- the engine is a gem. Although it may lack in top speed.
Why is Yamaha R6 so fast?
Yamaha R6 has 599cc liquid-cooled engine produced a peak of 120 horsepower and a top speed of 161.5 MPH, which was not only a significant increase over their '97 Thundercat's 97.21 horsepower/153.3 MPH top speed, but also demonstrated an improvement against other 600 class competitors.
Can I still get insurance for the Yamaha MT-15 V1?
Yes, you can usually still get insurance for your Yamaha MT-15 V1 even though it's a discontinued model. Many insurance companies offer coverage for older and discontinued motorcycles. Insurance company consider factors like the bike's age, condition, and riding experience when determining the insurance premium.
Can I still find spare parts for the Yamaha MT-15 V1?
Yes, you can usually still find spare parts for the Yamaha MT-15 V1. Even though this bike is no longer in production, Yamaha and authorized spare parts sellers often continue to provide replacement parts. This ensures that riders who still have this model can maintain and repair their bikes as needed.
Is the Yamaha MT-15 V1 still available for purchase?
Sorry, you can't buy the Yamaha MT-15 V1 anymore because Yamaha has stopped making and selling this particular model. It's been replaced by newer versions of the MT-15. Yamaha discontinues bikes like the MT-15 V1 for various reasons. One common reason is they introduce newer models with updated features and designs. It could also be because the market demand has changed. In this case, Yamaha replaced the V1 with a newer version, the MT-15 V2, which offered improvements over the older model. So, if you're looking for a Yamaha MT-15, you'd need to consider the newer versions available.
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