Earlier this month at the 45th Tokyo Motor Show Yamaha displayed some pretty cool new tech. The lineup included power-assisted bicycles, scooters, motorcycles, and Leaning Multi-Wheelers. The coolest motorcycle released had to be the Yamaha MOTOROiD ($CONCEPT). It features artificial intelligence and takes a crack at developing a new motorcycle form that seamlessly embodies the rider with the machine. Motoroid is capable of recognizing its owner, driving on its own and interacting with the driver like a living being. Here’s hoping we get to see some of this tech in new offerings by Yamaha in the future.
German motorcycle manufacturer Horex is reviving its brand by releasing its second model the 2014 Horex VR6 Classic ($33,000). The Classic features a six-cylinder that provides 124.7 horses at 8500 rpm and 88 ft-lbs of torque at 7000 rpm. The suspension utilizes a fully adjustable Sachs rear shock and adjustable WP forks in the front. ...[Read More]