Yamaha unveils prototype R25 superbike at 43rd Tokyo Motor Show 2013
The theme of the Yamaha Motor booth for the 43rd Tokyo Motor Show 2013 is Revs your Heart and it offers a chance for visitors to experience the growing world of personal mobility unique to Yamaha, a specialist in small vehicles for personal mobility. A superbike you can ride every day” is the development concept behind the Yamaha R25, a 250cc sport bike mounting a newly developed in-line 2-cylinder engine on a lightweight, slim and compact chassis that shares its look with the YZR-M1 MotoGP machine. Yamaha R25 boasts a powerful and sporty ride in the high rpm range while being easy to handle.
The R25 is positioned and offered as an entry-model in the sport bike category for developed markets like Japan and Europe, and as a top performance sport bike for emerging markets, primarily throughout Asia.The booth has a total of 19 models on display including motorcycles, scooters, an electrically power assisted bicycle, a Recreational Off-Highway Vehicle and an automobile currently under research and development. On display is the R25 reference/prototype superbike.