Yamaha has finally launched its three-wheeled motorcycle, the Niken in United Kingdom. Priced at £13,499 (Rs 12.27 lakhs), the Niken is £5100 (Rs 4.67 lakhs) more expensive than the MT-07, the bike that Niken is based on.
Yamaha has filed patents for a three-wheeled V-Max. Although it will steer by leaning in to the corner with the two wheels at the front just like the Niken, the mechanism on the V-Max is completely different.
Rajini Krishnan is off to a good start in the 2018 Pirelli Malaysian Superbike Championship at the Sepang International Circuit. His fellow Team RACR riders, Vishwadev Muralidharan, Abhijith Prasad and Ritesh Sapre also put up a commendable show in the two races held over the last weekend.
The prototype of one of the highly anticipated adventure bikes has been spotted testing in Europe. First unveiled as the T7 concept, which later went on to become the Tenere 700 World Raid prototype, this Yamaha adventure bike is expected to be ready for the world in the next few months.
The 2019 Yamaha YZF-R25, which is sold in India in the guise of the YZF-R3, has been rendered by a Japanese media house. The rendering shows the quarter-litre sportbike featuring sharper styling and LED headlamps.
Having sold out the first lot, Ducati has now reintroduced its halo superbike, the Panigale V4 in India. However, in the cut-throat litre-class superbike segment, the Panigale V4 has to face heat from two formidable rivals, one from Germany and the other from Japan. We take a look at how the Panigale V4 stacks up against the BMW S 1000 RR and the Yamaha YZF-R1 on paper -