Timeline of weird front ends
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.