Time­line of weird front ends

Motorcycle Monthly - - Launch Report -

Yamaha’s in­no­va­tive his­tory

His­tor­i­cally, Yamaha has al­ways tried to push the bound­aries of what’s pos­si­ble in motorcycling and the Niken is no dif­fer­ent. Two of the Ja­panese brand’s big­gest in­no­va­tions are the GTS1000 and the TMAX.

1993 – Yamaha GTS1000

The GTS1000 was hugely in­no­va­tive, with its fork­less front sus­pen­sion and hub cen­tre steer­ing.

2001 – Yamaha TMAX

The TMAX was the first scooter with mo­tor­cy­cle lev­els of rid­ing per­for­mance.

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