Yamaha Scooter Index Motor Scooter Guide

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This contains a year by year of the Yamaha’s scooter lineup. For information on a specific Yamaha use the menu to the right.

While history with scooters the 1960 SC-1 (175cc available only in Japan), the (think pedal-less mopeds) and the Passol (Japan only this section deals only the Yamaha scooters made it to North America.

The Salient (CA50) pictured and 80cc Beluga (CV80) at right in white) became the modern scooters to be sold in American when they hit the in Canada for 1982, one year Honda arrived in North with their

Aero 50 and 80 scooters. These scooters designed to be the next generation of with their dent plastic body panels, CVT and oil injection. These features these scooters easy to for a wider appeal.

MODELS. (Canada only), Beluga only)

A year after on sale in Canada, Yamaha the CA50 and CV80 scooters in the USA as the Riva 50 and Riva 80 respectively.

also introduced the larger 180 (XC180) scooter in both for ’83. This scooter was of impressive top speeds around The Riva 180 is a good scooter but it is for starting difficulties.

Yamaha overly complex auto systems for many of their scooters, which often work if you are pulling one out of a garage sitting for a decade.

Canadians got an version of the CV80 Beluga with a host of improvements in a significantly higher top speed instead of 38mph). These include a larger carburetor, new and redesigned exhaust. Americans have to wait another for these upgrades.

These may have been a response to Aero 80 scooter, which was peppier.

For 1985, Yamaha the improved CV80 scooter to the market. In addition to radically performance, Yamaha added a kickstand.

The major Yamaha news for 1985 was the introduction of the all new 125 (XC125). Overseas this was often

called the Beluga 125 but in Canada and in the USA it the Riva 125 name plate. could now choose from members of the Riva family Canadians were offered the scooters with a more assortment of names. Both the 50 and Riva 125 were actually under the Beluga 50 and Beluga 125 in Europe, so it’s baffling why couldn’t decide on a consistent name for the Canadian market.

also added another scooter to their lineup for the small and quirky Jog (CE50). The Jog of scooters would end going on to one of the most popular lines of all and it’s 50cc Minerelli can still be found in a huge of 2-… 50cc scooters. In areas, Yamaha would to the Jog as a member of the Riva family.

In a few Yamaha publications it is called the Jog’.

After a three run the Riva 180 was dropped for 1986, but it return for 1987 in an updated

Yamaha also added a ‘Z’ version of the Riva 125 upscale paint, rims and

The Salient / Riva 50 was replaced for by the new Razz (SH50). Like the Yamaha considered the Razz a of the Riva family and often it the ‘Riva Razz’ in their The Razz was the entry level in Yamaha’s lineup so unlike the the Razz had only one mirror and a speed transmission.

The single transmission meant a top speed of 30mph and this could not be raised.

After a years the largest Riva returned in an from. Yamaha bumped Riva to 200cc and fittingly the name to the Riva 200 (XC200). the extra 20cc, this was now a better competitor to Honda’s Elite.

In addition to the increase in this scooter got different forks and a few other visual and tweaks. Yamaha also a deluxe version available with upgraded paint, and seat.

For 1988, the Jog was redesigned with a new and body — thus the code was changed to CG50. a new appearance, the CG50 continued to use the vertical motor as the departed Jog. The CG50 Jog shared parts with its Razz like the front headlight forks, rims and rear

The sleeker profile of the CG50 Jog was a at things to come for the next

The 80cc Beluga/Riva 80 scooter was for 1988. Perhaps it was licensing that made 50cc’s appealing or maybe customers preferred Yamaha’s newer Whatever the case, Yamaha has not an 80cc scooter in North since.

The CW50 was released to the America market for the 1989 year under the now legendary badge. During these years, Yamaha used the name in both the USA and Canada. were no lineup changes for

Finally after six years the CW50 returned to USA for the 1997 year. In the USA, Yamaha the Zuma name they had used in the late 80’s for model. Up in Canada, Yamaha had been selling the CW50 for a years under the BWs name, so opted to continue using name.

After the 1997 Yamaha’s lineup would unchanged three more

For 2001, Yamaha began their aging scooter The four scooters they had selling over the past were all showing their with three out of four dating back to the late

Yamaha started their by introducing an all new vintage styled Vino (YJ50) (below to compete with the new Vespa’s had returned to the market in 1999 and gaining in popularity.

For 2002, completed their lineup by dropping most of their old (Jog, Razz and Riva and replacing their most one, the BWs / Zuma, with an all new eyed’ generation (code shown above left. introduction gave Yamaha a but fresh lineup of scooters.

For a straight year Yamaha a new scooter model, this in the form of the 250cc Morphous shown below right. by some to be the ‘spiritual successor’ to the Helix, this maxi-scoot is popular in Japan where it is the Maxam.

In response to increasingly stringent regulations Yamaha did not release a version of their BWs/Zuma but they did continue selling the for some time into the model year. Rather cut the 2-… Vino, Yamaha this scooter with a new 4-…, fuel injected engine. This new engine is powerful than Honda’s 50cc engine’s and a step technologically.

Interestingly, Yamaha a 2006 model of the presumed to be Riva 125 which hadn’t sold since 2001.

attempted to fill the void by the BWs with the unique looking C3 (XF50). Boasting the same 4-… engine as the Vino and storage space, the C3 is a super choice for scootering around If you’re fine with how it looks, the C3 is a great choice.

The 125 was not carried over for 2007.

introduced a new maxi-scooter, the sharp 495cc TMAX, to their American lineup for 2009. Yamaha is continuing to sell the Majesty scooter along the newer TMAX. We’ll see how the Majesty continues to hang

Surprisingly, Yamaha’s cut the Morphous just three models I think it would have more sense to cut the Majesty it’s so close in engine to the TMAX but I’m sure has done the bean counting. still sad to see the Morphous go, as it was a very scooter with its low and low design and features like an actual

The other big news for 2009 was the all new Zuma/BWS 125. This is the Zuma/BWS enthusiasts have requesting for years. This may also steal some from Honda, as many enthusiasts are looking for something but with a bit more power.

a 6 year run, the end of the road has for the Vino 125 in the USA. The rest of scooter lineup is unchanged for except for some new colors. In the Vino 125 is available as a 2010 but the TMAX has been dropped.

Yamaha USA’s only lineup change for 2011 was the aging 395cc Majesty. The introduction of the newer and flashier TMAX seemed to spell the of the end for the Majesty and indeed for 2011 is only offering the TMAX in the scooter segment. In Canada, the will remain on sale for at another year which sense since they do not the TMAX in Canada.

Yamaha did not offer 2011 models for the C3, 125 and 50cc BWs scooters, but the latter return in future years.

2012 scooter line up to take shape early, both Canadian and American announcing some 2012 in June 2011. The big news for the USA and is the introduction of an all new BWs/Zuma 50 scooter. new 50cc scooter features styling that resembles its 125cc sibling and a 4-…

Yes that’s correct, a 4-… is now propelling Yamaha’s sportiest 50. is touting the improved fuel of this engine, but undoubtably would have preferred to this sporty model 2-… power were it not for the tightening emissions rules have forced nearly 2-… off the market. This new of Zuma / BWs uses the same 3 fuel injected 4-… as Yamaha’s C3 and Vino 50 scooters, with a few tweaks.

This is a great engine with power and fuel economy as good as possible for a 4-… 50.

The June news for 2012 is the of the Majesty (not the updated one fall 2011) to the USA for 2012. taking 2011 off, the will be back in USA showrooms charcoal paint. The Majesty is continuing to be sold in Canada it never left.

In August, USA added the Zuma 125 to their of 2012 models. The only for 2012 to this model is a increase in the MSRP to $3350 and the of

white (‘Alpine White’). only color offering aka ‘Raven’) returns so now you have two No word yet on this model Yamaha Canada.

Normally new are announced early and then models get announced sometime in — October, so with announcement of the return of the Zuma fans of the Vino, C3 and TMAX grounds to be a little worried the future of those models.

Canada did not announced the BW’s 125 Zuma 125) for 2012, to take a year off instead to inventory to wane.

Following its introduction at the EICMA show, Canada has announced the new version of for the Canadian market. No word yet for the The new TMAX takes things up a with more aggressive end styling, a bunch of nice and an engine re-design boosting to 530cc.

Yamaha USA started early with their announcement of the Vino 50, Zuma 50F and 125 as 2013 models. The Zuma’s are unchanged aside from nice color options, as Dynamic Blue for the larger and Heat Red for the smaller Z.

After a off, the Vino 50 arrived in both Canada and the USA and boasting injection for the first time. The engine is the same as before 4-…, 50cc). The 2013 50’s hit dealerships in June while the Zuma 50 followed in and the 2013 Zuma 125 entered in August.

Yamaha Canada announced the return of the BWs 125 for 2013, its one year hiatus.

During the fall release season, USA confirmed Majesty is back for year, while up in Canada the Majesty and second generation get 2013 releases.

Yamaha started the model year in June 2013 with the of several models. Yamaha USA the return of the Zuma 50, Zuma 125 and 50 at this time, while Canada announced a full including the BWs 50, BWs 125, Vino 50, and a new model called the Zuma X. USA also introduced the Zuma X but in the USA calling it the Zuma FX.

The Zuma FX / Zuma X ($2590 $2899 Canada) is the same scooter as the BWs/Zuma 50 ($2590 $2699 Canada), but it uses a headlamp much like the market version of the Zuma Additionally it adds white and white accents to give it a look that will to those who find the plastic bug eye a bit cheeky. This model is available in Blue in Canada, Americans can choose from or Yellow.

The MSRP for the USA Zuma 50 is at $2590, while in Canada it $380 to $2699. Colors also been juggled for the with red (Vivid Metallic Red) and black (Matte now available to Canadians, while also receive Matte

but forgo red for a new orange color Orange Metallic).

The Vino 50 to the USA and Canada for 2014 with no other than color. is unchanged ($2290 USA, Canada), so the lone point of is the new (and only) color which layers red and blue on a tan body for a Captain America

The Zuma/BWs 125 retains the same stickers as well ($3390 $3899 Canada). Colors are the in Canada (Metallic Black or Red), while Americans are orange (Burnt Orange alongside the black option Titan) from years

Lastly, the Majesty is back for year. For 2014 there’s a single pigment option, but a beautiful new shade of red (Deep Red).

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