Yamaha MotoGP Umum Viñales dan Quartararo Mulai 2021, Lorenzo Kembali Sebagai Penunggang Uji

Pasukan Yamaha MotoGP mengumumkan beberapa berita yang pasti menggamit perhatian peminat sukan bermotor sejak beberapa hari yang lalu. Pertama, gandingan Maverick Viñales dan Fabio Quartararo mulai musim 2021 dan kedua, kembalinya Jorge Lorenzo sebagai penunggang uji rasmi.

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Franco Morbidelli Sertai Hafizh Syahrin dan Michael van der Mark Untuk 8 Jam Sepang

Sepang Racing Team mengumumkan penyertaan pelumba pasukan PETRONAS Yamaha Sepang Racing Team MotoGP, Franco Morbidelli dalam acara endurance 8 Jam Sepang yang akan julung-julung kali diadakan pada 13 hingga 15 Disember ini.

Morbidelli akan berkongsi jentera Yamaha YZF-R1 dengan pelumba Pata Yamaha WorldSBK dan pemenang 8 Jam Suzuka sebanyak 4 kali, Michael van der Mark serta pelumba MotoGP Malaysia yang pertama, Hafizh Syahrin. Jentera YZF-R1 tersebut pula akan menerima sokongan daripada YART Yamaha EWC, bekas juara FIM Endurance World Championship (EWC).

Perlumbaan tersebut akan dianjurkan di bawah sinaran lampu limpah yang baru dipasang di litar Sepang International Circuit, sebagai gabungan perlumbaan bermotor dua dan empat roda di bawah tema Races of Malaysia. Selain perlumbaan FIM EWC itu, acara tersebut juga melibatkan perlumbaan FIA World Touring Car Cup (WTCR) yang turut disertai oleh Hafizh Syahrin.

LAUNCHED: Yamaha Doxou Edition (UPDATED)

At Hong Leong Yamaha Motor’s annual customer appreciation day today at MAEPS Serdang, the Yamaha Gen Blu Carnival, the motorcycle manufacturer has introduced their new sports fashion motorcycle, named “Doxou”.

The introduction of the trademark expands Yamaha’s reach into the premium and sporty lifestyle segment. Showcased is also a limited edition Y15ZR and NVX155 complete with the Doxou graphics, complete with an array of fashionable apparel and merchandise dressed by sporty models. A bonus addition for the said motorcycle models, they now come with exclusive premium limited edition gift set which includes Doxou headphones, keychains, and certificates inscribed with the engine and chassis details of the motorcycles.

At the event, the manufacturer also aimed to break their Malaysia Book of Records (MBOR) – they have done so with a record breaking figure of 11,836 motorcycles participating at the event.

The Gen Blu Carnival is packed with exciting new contents to uplift custom experience and satisfaction to the next level, featuring attractions as such:

  1. GRAND PRIZE: Yamaha’s iconic 900cc Street Fighter, the famous MT-09 and a mystery bike, Doxou Y15ZR, that was unveiled at the carnival
  2. Participating Yamaha riders were invited to be part of the MBOR as the largest gathering of Yamaha Motorcycles in one venue
  3. A stunt show by international duet performers on the YZF-R6 and YZF-R25
  4. Free MotoGP tickets for winners in bike simulator contest
  5. Malaysian singer and song writer, Faizal Tahir, to perform his hit songs and followed by a meet and greet session.
  6. Various carnival games and challenges with lots of prizes to be given out
  7. An array of food trucks catering to the massive turnout

The Doxou Y15ZR has been priced at RM 8,868 (basic sales price, excludes insurance, roadtax, or any other fees), while the price for Doxou NVX155, and availability of both models have not been announced at the event.

UPDATE: The price for the NVX Doxou edition has been announced. The recommended basic sales price is RM10,688.00, this excludes roadtax, insurance, and other charges.

Both models are also available at dealers nationwide with immediate effect.

NEWS: Exciting New Colours For Yamaha 135 LC

Hong Leong Yamaha Motor Sdn. Bhd. (“HLYM”) has announced 3 new colours for the longest running and best selling kapchai, 135 LC, also widely known as “LC”.

While retaining its reliable 135cc auto-clutch, liquid cooled, SOHC engine, they now coming with an additional horn cover, additional air scoop on the left and right, an under-cowl panel, as well as a new speedometer design.

The 135 LC now comes in Fiery Red, Storm Blue and Comet Grey.

Additionally, buyers also now receive a stainless steel Yamaha disc lock for every purchase of this model.

Recommended basic selling price of the motorcycle is RM 6,868.00, excluding insurance, roadtax, and any other fees and is now available at all authorised dealers nationwide.

Akibat Tuil Brek Hadapan Patah, Yamaha YZF-R3 Dipanggil Semula (DIKEMASKINI)

DIKEMASKINI: Model Yamaha YZF-R25 dan XMAX 250 di Malaysia turut terlibat dalam program penggantian tuil brek hadapan ini. Kami sertakan kenyataan dari pihak Hong Leong Yamaha Malaysia (HLYM) di bawah.

Hampir 200 unit Yamaha YZF-R3 yang dijual di Amerika Syarikat dipanggil semula akibat tuil brek hadapan motosikal tersebut yang mungkin patah disebabkan keporosan logam.

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Rossi Rides to Stunning Second in Close COTA Contest

A perfectly sunny race day at the Circuit of The Americas (COTA) delivered nothing short of a sensational Grand Prix of The Americas. Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi put his heart and soul into today‘s race and only just missed out on the victory, taking 2nd position. Maverick Viñales had an equally competitive race pace, but a ride through penalty after a jump start cost him valuable time and places. Still the Spaniard kept going, cutting through the rider pack all the way back up to 11th place.

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