Monthly Archives: May 2017

Yamaha Outrageous – Why not MAXAM for Indian Markets ?


The Gladiator concept officials claim previews the next Yamaha, a Yamaha that finally breaks into the premium end of the biking segment. Powered by a new generation engine that will meet 2008 emission norms, it will most likely displace 160cc and betuned for performance to go with the global Yamaha image. Two Gladiators were on display, one in silver and the other in black incorporating different styling themes to gauge customer reactions and zero in on the definite look of the road Star of the Yamaha booth was undoubtedly Valentino Rossi’s MotoGP championship winning YZR M1.

Yamaha also had its top superbikes on display to woo crowds the 1000cc YZF R1, the 600cc YZF-R6, the 1.6 litre MT-01, the 600cc FZ6 Fazer and the 1.8 litre Roadliner. The outrageous 250cc Maxam scooter, the 113cc Nouvo step thru, 250cc Fazer and not to mention the entire Indian Libero, Fazer and Crux range.