ConceptCar :: Motorcycle Design Awards 2003

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Yamaha MT-03 Concept
Yamaha MT-03 Concept

Motorcycle Design Awards

|Two years ago, the Design Association was established in to recognise this extremely profession, and to celebrate its achievements. One of the major functions is the presentation of awards for the best designs in categories:

Motorcycle — Motorcycle — Open Scooters and Commuters Concept

The first ever presentation of the Design Awards was made at the du Deux Roues in September The event returned to Paris for where the four top designs in individual categories were plus one overall winner, received the coveted Motorcycle Trophy.

It is the designers themselves that for these awards — the of the Motorcycle Design Association, represents in-house and freelance working in four continents. and co-founder Glynn Kerr

Good design is no longer a selling point within the industry — it is a necessity. Yet it a highly specialised business, few individuals who are sufficiently qualified and to offer a truly professional The MDA was established to recognise those in the trade, and to promote motorcycle in general, by acting as the central point between designers and clients, and as a public database.

The focus of the MDA’s activities is the which features data and work samples for all its plus links to major consultancies and supporting manufacturers, as Ducati, Buell, MV Agusta, Yamaha and Kawasaki. There is a section of images showing bikes over the years, an area for design education. includes links to colleges, offer courses in transport and a Students’ Forum which the most interesting college

Another function of the MDA is to recognise individual contributions to motorcycle by awarding an annual Honorary This year, the award to Mitsuyoshi Kohama, head of design centre in Japan. follows Massimo Tamburini of Bimota and MV-Agusta fame, and G. Davidson, pioneer of the current and cruiser markets as recipients of the and 2002 awards respectively.

To the event, Kohama-san was presented an engraved plaque during the Night on the evening of press Thursday 25 September, at the Mondial du Roues.

During the Designers’ Night, also gave a presentation of his with Honda RD, including and prototypes of many landmark such as the oval-pistoned NR750 and the The original prototypes of both machines were shipped especially from Japan, and are on through the show on the mezzanine of the Honda stand.

The Winners


1st — Yamaha YZF R1 2nd — Aprilia RSV Mille 3rd Kawasaki ZX-10

Motorcycle — Open

Yamaha MT-03 Concept
Yamaha MT-03 Concept

Scooters Commuters Category

1st Gilera Nexus 2nd — Ludix 3rd — Aprilia DITECH

Concept Bike

1st — Yamaha MT-03 2nd Dodge Tomahawk 3rd — Black Magic / Melly Rag

Overall winner of the 2003 Design Trophy

Yamaha YZF R1

Commenting on the winning design, MDA Glynn Kerr says:

Winner for the second time in years, the R1 well deserves to be the 2003 Motorcycle Design

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Yamaha MT-03 Concept
Yamaha MT-03 Concept
Yamaha MT-03 Concept

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