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2015 Yamaha Off-Road Line First Look

Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Yamaha brings back its line of off-road motorcycles for 2015, with models for the youngest and newest riders as well as mounts for those with more aged and experience.

2015 Yamaha YZ85 | YZ125 | YZ250 First Look

Thursday, June 5, 2014
Yamaha gives its entire two-stroke dirt bike line, including the YZ85, YZ125, and YZ250 a makeover for 2015.

2014 Yamaha YZ450F First Look

Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Yamaha has given it's big YZ450F thumper a major re-do for 2014, including engine modifications and chassis upgrades.

2014 Yamaha YZ250F First Look

Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Yamaha replaces it's long running carbureted 250 motocrosser with an updated, fuel-injected YZ250F for 2014.

Tokyo Motor Show: Yamaha RYOKU

Thursday, December 1, 2011
Every bike show features quirky concept models. This is one of our favorites from the Tokyo Motor Show – the Yamaha XTW250 RYOKU.

2012 Yamaha WR450F/WR250F First Look

Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Yamaha broke wraps on its 2012 off-road motorcycles highlighted by the 2012 WR450F which is now fuel injected, runs on a bilateral beam frame like the YZ250F and has slimmer bodywork.

2012 Yamaha Beginner Dirt Bike First Looks

Friday, June 10, 2011
After a small hiatus the Yamaha TT-R50E and PW50 return in 2012 along with the XT250 and TW200 dual sport models.

2012 Yamaha YZ450F & YZ250F First Looks

Friday, June 10, 2011
Yamaha is keeping competitive at the track with updates to its newest motocrossers, the 2012 YZ450F and YZ250F.

2012 Yamaha Super Tenere First Look

Wednesday, September 1, 2010
Motorcycle-USA readers asked for it, and now after making its European debut this year, Yamaha has wisely chosen to import its flagship adventure touring motorcycle to the U.S. as the 2012 Yamaha Super Tenere.

2010 Yamaha XT1200Z Super Tenere First Look

Friday, February 26, 2010
The 2010 Yamaha XT1200Z Super Tenere looks to have the potential to knock off some Adventure Touring heavyweights, but not in America.

2010 Yamaha YZ450F First Look

Tuesday, September 8, 2009
Yamaha mixes things up with its latest 450 motocrosser, the 2010 Yamaha YZ450F sporting a totally new engine and chassis. Read about the details in the 2010 YZ450F first look report.

2010 Yamaha YZ250F First Look

Tuesday, July 21, 2009
Yamaha has made huge changes to the YZ250F for 2010, but not in the sense that you might have thought. Take a look at the redesigned Yamaha YZ250F motocross bike and wait for a full review.