The 2013 MotoGP Championship has taken a dramatic turn after defending champion Jorge Lorenzo broke his collarbone in a high-speed crash during practice for this weekend’s TT Assen in the Netherlands. The Yamaha factory rider was the overall leader after a dry morning practice session. The afternoon was rainy however, creating slippery conditions. Running through […]
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.