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 ($CONCEPT). It features artificial intelligence and takes a crack at developing a new motorcycle form that seamlessly embodies the rider with the machine. Motoroid is capable of recognizing its owner, driving on its own and interacting with the driver like a living being. Here’s hoping we get to see some of this tech in new offerings by Yamaha in the future.
If you’re into stripped down cafe racers, then you’ve undoubtedly heard the name Auto Fabrica. They create some of the most beautiful minimalist machines around. Their latest is the Yamaha SR500 By Auto Fabrica ($CALL). It features a fully customized 15-liter tank, made from a 2mm sheet of aluminum, Marzocchi shocks, a leather seat, and […]