New Delhi, Oct. 17 (ANI): Yamaha Motor Co. will participate in the 44th Tokyo Motor Show 2015, which will be organised by Japan automobile manufacturers association. The motor show is scheduled to start at the Tokyo big sight from October 29 to November 8, 2015.
The theme of the Yamaha Motor booth will be the “Yamaha Motor Product Orchestra”. A total of 20 models of which six are world premiere models and one are a Japan premiere model will be on display. These include electrically power-assisted bicycles, scooters, motorcycles, leaning multi wheelers (LMW), a recreational off-road vehicle (ROV) and an automobile.
The show will also unveil and display an autonomous motorcycle-riding humanoid robot that combines motorcycle and robotics technologies. The booth will offer an experience of “the growing world of personal mobility” unique to Yamaha, a specialist in small vehicles for personal mobility.
The show will display experimental model, the Resonator125 vehicle. This vehicle is based on i-concept model that proposes a lifestyle with an authentic sport bike for young people who have not yet discovered the joys of motorcycling.
With a lightweight, slim and compact chassis and an instrument panel assembly using an innovative device, this model melds elements of the near future with the nostalgic for a new fusion of motorcycle eras. It also sports wood panels on the fuel tank and seat cowl with authentic wood grain material used in guitars and engravings on the muffler, fuel tank cap and more done with same intricate techniques used for brass wind instruments. The result is a motorcycle that seeks to inspire young people with concepts and qualities that only the Yamaha brand can deliver.
Another vehicle on the display will be PES2 Reference vehicle. In addition to the characteristics unique to an electric motor, these two EV (electric vehicle) motorcycle concept models have an operational feel that will seem natural even to today’s motorcycle enthusiasts and they achieve a new kind of riding experience that will inspire the passion in riders. The Street sport “PES2” and dirt sport “PED2” share a new power unit (Yamaha smart power module) with a monocoque structure that also functions as the frame.
YPJ-MTB concept model is an electrically power-assisted mountain bike mounts an electric motor on a high-performance bicycle and is designed for adults who want to enjoy the freedom of being able to ride on virtually any terrain. It lets you feel the presence of the power unit where it is most appreciated, like in starts, acceleration and hill-climbing, but with a design that minimizes the visual presence of that same power unit.
Yamaha Motor conducts global development, production and marketing operations through 140 subsidiaries and equity-method affiliates in 30 countries. (ANI)
By: Neelapu Shanti