Yamaha History

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Yamaha’s history goes over a hundred years to when Torakusu Yamaha the company, which began reed organs. The Yamaha in Japan (then Nippon Co. Ltd.) has grown to become the largest manufacturer of a full of musical instruments, and a leading of audio/visual products, semiconductors and computer related products, goods, home appliances and specialty metals, machine and industrial robots.

The Yamaha Corporation, Ltd. begun on 1, 1955, is a major part of the Yamaha group, but is a separately business entity from the Corporation. The Yamaha Motor is the second largest manufacturer of in the world. Yamaha Motor owns its wholly-owned subsidiary in the called Yamaha Motor USA, that is handling not motorcycles, but also snow golf carts, outboard and water vehicles, under the name of Yamaha as well.

In 1954 production of the first began, a simple 125cc two-…. It was a copy of the German DKW which the British BSA Company had copied in the post-war era and manufactured as the

The first Yamaha, the YAI, to Japanese enthusiasts as Akatombo, the Red established a reputation as a well-built and machine. Racing successes boost its popularity and a second the 175cc YCI was soon in production.

The Yamaha-designed motorcycle was the twin-cylinder YDI in 1957. The racing version, 20bhp, won the Mount Asama that year. Production was modest at 15,811 motorcycle, far than Honda or Suzuki.

The grew rapidly over the three years and in 1959 the first sports model to be by a Japanese factory, the twin-cylinder with five-speed gearbox. who wanted to compete in road or motocross could buy kits to the machine for both road and racing.

By 1960 production had increased to 138,000 motorcycles. In Japan a of recession followed during Yamaha, and the other major manufacturers, increased their so that they would not be so on the home market.

To help export sales, Yamaha a team to the European Grand in 1961, but it was not until the 1963 that results were

After the Korean War the American was booming and Japanese exports increasing. In 1962 Yamaha 12,000 motorcycles. The next it was 36,000 and in 1964 production to 87,000.

In 1963 Yamaha had a small batch of 250CC racing motorcycles for sale, the twin-cylinder TDI. Ever then Yamaha has built and motorcycles that could be successfully straight out of the crate, and as a Yamaha machines have won road races than any make, exposing Yamaha to a deal of publicity.

By 1965 production was 244,000 split about 50/50 home and export sales. One of the drawbacks to the sales of two-strokes was the rider had to mix oil with their Yamaha technicians accomplished a technical feat by the development and of a new Autolube system.

Basically an oil that fed lubricant to a pump metered oil to the big ends, main and cylinder barrels. It proved reliable and did away with oil and gas at every fill up.

The first factory was opened in Siam in to supply Southeast Asia. In Yamaha production surpassed of Suzuki by 4,000 at 406,000 Yamaha established a lead the introduction of the first true bike the 250cc single-cylinder

The company also developed a six-cylinder, double overhead-camshaft car unit for Toyota Motor. proved helpful when produced their own high-performance motorcycles.

In 1969 Yamaha a full size road circuit near their factory at Iwata.

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By 1970 the of models had expanded to 20 ranging 50cc to 350cc, with up to 574,000 machines, 60% of which for export. That year broke their two-… by launching their first motorcycle, the 650cc XSI vertical modeled on the famous Triumph

Yamaha realized the long-term of the two-… engine and continued to two-… bikes, concentrating on 400cc and under.

In 1973 topped one million (1,000,000) per year for the first time, Suzuki way behind at 642,000 and up on Honda’s 1,836,000. During the Yamaha technicians concentrated on of four-… models that designed to pass the ever-increasing emission laws and to be more than the two-strokes that had Yamaha’s fortune.

Over the years Yamaha some less successful

The TX750 twin of 1972. The double overhead-camshaft, four-valve per twin of 1973. The XS750 double overhead-camshaft, three of 1976. And the XS Eleven, four-cylinder of was at the time the biggest bike by a Japanese manufacturer. Other were more successful,

The XT500 single-cylinder trail of 1976. And the XS350 single twin.

In the 70’s the RD twin sports models were a big as well as the RD250LC and RD350LC versions that replaced in the eighties which were on the famous TZ race bikes.

Production in 1980 was 2,214,000, export sales of 1,383,000. In the the company introduced the compact XJ cylinder models, ranging 550cc to 1100cc. Not wanting to anything the company also the 750cc and 1000cc air-cooled models followed by the XZ550 mid-weight sports bike.

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