Articles about Yamaha

It’s been a pretty good year for two-wheelers
What's the quickest way to skip Metro Manila's slow-moving traffic? No, it's not public transportation-it's motorcycles. As traffic continues to get worse, more people are beginning to turn to the convenience of two-wheelers. And as
Thousands joined the funeral when the young champ was laid to rest
How many tears would you shed if you lost an amazing son?Mitchell Torres, father of fallen underbone-racing sensation Amber Garcia Torres, thought he had already given it all. Not only did he witness his son grow up for 16 years
The 16-year-old wild-card entry from PH had big dreams
Many remember Amber Garcia Torres for his pre-race ritual. On social media, there are photos of him praying with his eyes closed and his hands tightly clasped before a race. It was something he would do without fail before mounting his
This lifestyle scooter is also targeting the young at heart
If you've been paying attention to our posts lately, you'll notice that we've already released an article on Yamaha's newest addition to the Mio lineup of AT scooters, complete with spy shots courtesy of our ever-sharp motorcycle
This affordable but capable dual-purpose bike is perfect for PH roads
Have you been to a motorcycle apparel shop lately? Check out one of those joints and you'll be surprised to see the proliferation of off-road riding gear. We believe it's an offshoot of the boom in moto-tourism, of
Yamaha Indonesia has taken the wraps off this hot-selling commuter
Who needs sales figures to know which is the best-selling scooter in the market? Just look around and we bet you will see a Yamaha NMax anywhere, anytime.The NMax is showing no signs of giving up the throne, but its
Ahead of its official product launch in the market
Our traffic problem is real, and because people are understandably paranoid about getting stuck in and stranded because of gridlock, motorists have been in a mad rush to find alternative rides that will allow them to evade the situation.Yamaha Motor Philippines (
4) It won’t cook your crotch in traffic
If you've read my review of the Yamaha XSR700, you've probably noticed just how far I've fallen in love with this timelessly styled sport naked bike. Yamaha must've noticed as well, as the company recently invited me on
The maxi-scooter gets some styling tweaks, too
Yamaha has just given the Tmax an upgrade for 2020, equipping its maxi-scooter offering with a more powerful engine as well as a few slight styling tweaks.Let's cut to the chase: The Yamaha Tmax now packs a 562cc engine
When will we have this sport tourer in our market?
Calling all the fans of sport-tourers out there! At the opening of the 2019 EICMA show in Milan, Yamaha has unleashed the 2020 Tracer 700 with lots impressive enhancements.The update for 2020 includes not only improvements to the bike's
This sporty underbone packs a punch
If you're interested in local motorcycle racing, no doubt you've heard of McKinley Kyle Paz and Masato Fernando, racers for Yamaha Philippines and rising stars of the Asia Road Racing Championship. You've probably heard of their race-winning ride,
In case you want to go a bit upmarket in the scooter segment
Yamaha's scooter game is on point, as demonstrated by its ever-popular Mio Aerox automatic scooter. Both variants-standard and S-sold out in record time, with the ABS-equipped S selling out its initial allocation within hours of its release.
An affordable sporty bike fit for daily use
Small-displacement motorcycles are all the rage in our market these days. They're reliable, fuel-efficient, easy to squeeze through gridlock, and, best of all, affordable. That said, their appeal can sometimes be overshadowed by the sheer cool factor of big
The brand continues to take steps toward the future of urban mobility
If you follow our Moto Sapiens sectopm regularly, then you've probably read our previous story on Yamaha's newest models to be unveiled at this year's Tokyo Motor Show. You would then know that the Japanese motorcycle maker has revealed
Would you want to try these out?
The Tokyo Motor Show 2019 is almost upon us, and cars aren't the only models we're excited about once the event officially begins tomorrow-we're anticipating motorcycle makers to make headlines, too.One such brand we're waiting for
To celebrate the fifth anniversary of the brand’s Blue Core Technology
It's trivia time! Do you know when the legendary Yamaha Sniper was first introduced in the Philippines?Then known as the T135, the Sniper was unveiled locally in 2006 following a grand 15,000km tour participated in by riders from six
When do we see junior MT in the metal here in PH?
Yamaha Motor Company Limited has unveiled the 2020 MT-03, which will likely stir up the middleweight motorcycle segment globally. Now armed with significant upgrades, this junior MT is the fourth in Yamaha's 'Master of Torque' lineup that includes the MT-
“The trail tests your riding skills beyond paved and unknown surfaces”
Just over a week ago, I completed an exciting ride with members of the motorcycle media hosted by Yamaha Motor Philippines in a secluded yet picturesque trail called 'laharlandia' in Porac, Pampanga. After surviving the grueling route, we all gave each other
A bike that perfectly embodies Yamaha’s ‘Faster Sons’ philosophy
If you've been riding motorcycles for a while, chances are you've inherited the passion for two-wheeled machines from an older relative. Maybe your dad taught you to ride and work on motorcycles since you were old enough to hold
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