NEWS: Warranty Extension for Yamaha Motorcycles

Hong Leong Yamaha Motor Sdn. Bhd.( “HLYM” ) rolled out a new Extended Warranty program for customers in
Malaysia, allowing them to enjoy better product value and longer protection terms for their motorcycles.

Customers are now covered for an additional year, over and above the existing one-year manufacturer warranty that comes with the purchase of a new Yamaha motorcycle. The Extended Warranty program, allows two years
coverage or up to 20,000km, whichever is to come first.

The specified coverage is applicable only for motorcycles, registered on or after 1st July 2019, and includes all Yamaha models produced by Hong Leong Yamaha Motors Sdn. Bhd..

“With this new feature, HLYM looks forward to increase consumer confidence, as well as Yamaha’s competitiveness within the Malaysian automotive industry which would help bring a positive push to the industry as a whole,” said Dato’ Jim Khor, Managing Director of HLYM.

HLYM has also imposed a pre-delivery checklist for the benefit of customers upon receiving their new motorcycles. Verification is undertaken by authorized dealers to ensure all motorcycles are delivered in its best condition, towards further enhancement of customer satisfaction.

NEWS: Weekend Tragedy at Pikes Peak

For many who have followed Carlin Dunne’s career would know that Dunne had rode through Pikes Peak many, many times. He is also a four-time winner at Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.

On Sunday, the 36-year-old was mourned by many as he was killed in a motorcycle crash at Pikes Peak, just a quarter mile short of the finishing line. He was riding the Ducati Streetfighter V4 Prototype.

Pikes Peak officials confirmed his death in a statement on Sunday.

“We mourn the tragic death of Carlin and he will remain in our hearts forever as part of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb family,” race organizers said.

He has won Pikes Peak IHC in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2018 and he earned his legendary status there. The race is run on a 12.42-mile public toll-road and is comprised of 156 turns as competitors climb 4,720 feet, from the 9,390 feet start line to the 14,115 feet finish line at the mountain’s summit.

It was a tragic accident and a great loss to the motorcycle industry. Our heartfelt condolences to his family & loved ones.