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Yamaha Tops Most Stolen Motorcycles Chart

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Yamaha Thundercat

According to a research held by the insurance company Swinton Bikes, Yamaha’s YSF 600 R Thunder Cat holds the top position for the most stolen motorcycle in the UK followed by the Yamaha YZF-R125 holding the second position. The list of the top 10 most stolen motorcycles in the UK was confirmed from a data of over 2,00,000 insurance quotes. Thieves love sports motorcycles as the top 10 list features only sports oriented motorcycles ranging from the basic Yamaha YZF-R125 to the high-end Triumph Daytona 675.

While Yamaha leads the chart holding the top two positions with the Thunder Cat and the YZF R125, the company can also claim a badge for the Yamaha DT125R, being the least stolen motorcycle. According to Swinton Bikes’ data, there are 822 Yamaha DT125Rs in their books and none of them have been reported stolen.

Top 10 most stolen motorcycles in the UK in 2012 –

  1. Yamaha YSF 600 R Thunder Cat
  2. Yamaha YZF-R125
  3. Triumph Daytona 675
  4. Kawasaki ZX-6R
  5. Honda CBF 125
  6. Yamaha YZF-R1
  7. Suzuki SV 650 S
  8. Suzuki GSX-R 600
  9. Honda CBR 600 F (M-W)
  10. Suzuki GSF 600 Bandit


Source – VisorDown

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  • Crazy4

    The list is of UK…

    In the World the most Stolen bikes are from KAWASAKI…

    • Crazy4, which particular one? Ninja 250R?

    • Mohit Soni

      its the ZX-10R which is best both worlds is the famous among thieves its just not sold after stealing but used for crimes as well! i have seen many police chase videos from america and russia confirming the fact!

  • No One

    News that matters to us, the Indians are, here in country, most stolen bike was 100cc segment, and yes, as Hero dominated, so it was Hero. Demand was for the engine which used to be used for pump set in rural segment.

    But in recent years, as the economy grew, so did the presence of real pump sets :P, thus now days the most stolen bike is the pulsar segment :P

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