JvB-moto delivers first Yard Built XSR700 ‘Super 7’

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Yamaha’s Yard Built program has gone from strength to strength over the recent years, bringing a world of custom possibilities to a new audience through clever collaborations with top custom builders to create stunning concepts from the Sport Heritage range.

Following the stunning concept ‘Faster Son’ created by Chabbott Engineering’s Shinya Kimura this summer to launch the XSR700, Germany’s JvB-moto is now the first custom builder to step up and deliver their take on the latest offering from the Sport Heritage range. The result, the ‘Super 7’ makes a bold statement, making it clear that the possibilities for customization and personalisation with the XSR700 are huge.  Continue reading “JvB-moto delivers first Yard Built XSR700 ‘Super 7’”

2016 Yamaha XSR700 – this is the Japanese modern retro you are looking for

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Made from the base model of the MT-07, Yamaha engineers proves that they can still have the idea of interesting retro styled bike. Yamaha introduces the XSR700 fitted with the 270-degree crankshaft crossplane philosophy. It burns 698cc of fuel in the configuration of 2-inline 4-stroke liquid-cooled engine. The power is rated at 55.0 kW (74.8PS) @ 9,000 rpm and 68.0 Nm (6.9 kg-m) @ 6,500 rpm.  Why retro? For me, the design is timeless. It will always looks good in any era. Continue reading “2016 Yamaha XSR700 – this is the Japanese modern retro you are looking for”