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Yamaha Motorcycles

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Founded: 1887
Age: 133 years
Country: Japan
Website: www.yamaha.com
Total models: 127
Active models: 58
Discontinued models: 69
Yamaha International Corporation started selling bikes in 1960. Yamaha has a wide range of products and excels in the field of Pleasure Bikes, Water Sports Vehicles, Personal Commuting vehicles, Tractors and Life Support vehicles. The mission of the company include producing vehicles that are environment friendly, user friendly and reliable. Yamaha values the opinion far more that anything. Yamaha on road bikes unites the man with the machine and is a totally exhilarating experience and makes cruising on the road a dreamlike experience. The company is always taking on new challenges in improving their products and make them more safe and adding attractive features.

Active models

Models
Produced
Variations
1984 - now
4
2006 - now
8
2013 - now
11
2004 - now
3
2006 - now
7
1984 - now
11
2001 - now
25
1984 - now
66
2004 - now
82
2004 - now
13
2004 - now
11
2004 - now
8
2005 - now
2
2005 - now
14
2012 - now
4
2015 - now
2
2002 - now
18
2008 - now
23
2003 - now
44
2005 - now
18
1999 - now
36
2017 - now
1
2016 - now
1
1976 - now
10
2018 - now
2
2009 - now
10
2010 - now
10
2016 - now
1
2008 - now
15
2018 - now
3
2014 - now
3
2005 - now
1
1975 - now
33
1999 - now
16
1999 - now
125
2016 - now
7
2002 - now
11
2016 - now
1
2004 - now
9
2002 - now
10
2000 - now
20
2004 - now
14
1993 - now
12
1980 - now
21
2016 - now
3
1976 - now
30
1981 - now
51
2000 - now
5
1994 - now
1
2004 - now
1
1999 - now
29
2005 - now
2
2016 - now
4
2002 - now
11
1997 - now
47
1993 - now
66
2005 - now
18

Discontinued models

Models
Produced
Variations
2004 - 2005
1
1982 - 2004
3
2004 - 2006
1
2001 - 2007
1
2005 - 2013
10
1971 - 1972
1
2012 - 2013
1
2013 - 2014
2
2001 - 2002
1
1968 - 2007
26
2009 - 2013
4
1970 - 1975
1
1983 - 1990
2
1984 - 1997
10
2003 - 2004
1
1984 - 1999
2
1993 - 1998
2
1976 - 1980
3
1977 - 1990
8
2012 - 2013
2
2003 - 2004
1
1991 - 1992
1
2005 - 2008
3
2004 - 2009
6
2006 - 2007
1
1990 - 1993
2
1970 - 1973
3
1973 - 1992
12
1999 - 2014
38
2005 - 2014
16
1976 - 1981
2
1970 - 1975
1
1970 - 1996
3
1980 - 1988
5
1964 - 1965
1
1986 - 1993
1
2011 - 2012
1
1993 - 1996
1
1984 - 1997
5
1997 - 1998
1
1996 - 2012
2
1991 - 2012
7
1988 - 2002
3
2007 - 2008
1
1972 - 1973
1
1996 - 1999
1
1993 - 2017
54
1972 - 1980
3
1986 - 2013
5
1984 - 2015
15
2004 - 2010
6
2012 - 2013
1
2008 - 2009
2
2002 - 2013
11
2012 - 2013
2
2012 - 2013
4
2012 - 2014
2
1970 - 1988
9
1999 - 2007
8
1999 - 2000
1
2007 - 2014
7
1982 - 1983
1
1955 - 1960
2
1957 - 1962
4
1994 - 2004
1
2004 - 2014
5
1967 - 1972
3
2002 - 2014
12

Company timeline

1955
  • Established in Japan
  • Introduction of YA-1 125cc bike
1963
  • Yamaha wins Belgium GP 250cc
1964
  • Set up subsidiary in Thailand
1965
  • New 305cc flagship bike
1968
  • Subsidiary in Netherlands
  • First four-stroke motorcycle 650cc XS-1
1969
  • Introduction of legendary CB-750
1974
  • Start of YZ-250 production
1978
  • First four-cylinder XS-1100
1979
  • XT500 wins Paris-Dakar Rally
1981
  • XV750 - first Japanese cruiser style motorcycle
1995
  • Introduction of Star Motorcycles brand
2007
  • Establishing of Philippine branch