Authorities in British Columbia, Canada, have impounded a 2006 Yamaha R1 believed to have starred in a YouTube video reaching speeds of 299 kph (185 mph) on a freeway. The onboard video, embedded after the jump, captures the Yamaha weaving through traffic, and often lane-splitting between other vehicles, covering a 4.67 mile stretch of the […]
Yamaha EC-Miu Electric Trike Scooter Concept to Debut in Tokyo
The Yamaha EC-Miu is an electric trike, with two wheels at the rear, a design choice Yamaha says makes for a “stable, easy ride that women will especially enjoy”. The styling is designed to evoke the flow of wind, and that is reflected in the floating windscreen, swirling spokes and the way the inwardly-pointing handlebars flow downwards and becoming the front “fork”.
Like the other two concept models, technical details are scarce but Yamaha does say the EC-Miu is designed for the 50cc scooter license class in Japan.