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Yamaha abandons development of cars
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25th Oct 2019
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Yamaha abandons development of cars

Yamaha is putting aside its dreams of becoming a carmaker, and will instead concentrate on motorcycles, outboard motors and carts. The company had been developing cars in association with Gordon Murray Design. The 2013 Motiv.e (below), 2015 Sports Ride (top) and 2017 Cross Hub concepts were all based on the Murray's iStream manufacturing process.
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Derek Fung
Yamaha Sports Ride coupe revealed in Tokyo: Two-door, carbonfibre coupe previews brand's four-wheeled future
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28th Oct 2015
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Yamaha Sports Ride coupe revealed in Tokyo: Two-door, carbonfibre coupe previews brand's four-wheeled future

Yamaha Motor, the company known better for its motorcycles, revealed an exciting two-seat concept coupe at today’s Tokyo motor show called the Sports Ride Concept. Billed as a design exercise for now, the Sports Ride Concept is said to take the “involved and active feeling of riding a motorcycle… into a vehicle with quintessential sports car proportions”.
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