Yamaha India seems to love red, first the blazing red R15 and now the Gladiator. Either Yamaha has excess of red colour lying in their inventory or maybe they want to get push sales of the 4-stroke, 125cc, 11PS, 5-speed bike. The Yamaha Gladiator costs Rs. 46,000 (ex-showroom).
Yamaha is a Japanese two-wheeler maker that is mostly known for producing performance oriented motorcycles. Yamaha was found in 1955, when the Japanese manufacturer introduced their first bike 1 YA-1 that had a single-cylinder, two-stroke, 125cc engine. At present, Yamaha has a wide range of products that includes scooters, cruiser bikes, sport touring bikes, dual-sport bikes and sports bikes. The Yamaha bikes range from 50cc to 2000cc. Yamaha entered the Indian market initially in 1985. Later in 2001, Yamaha acquired complete stake and got the Indian operations under its complete control.
Yamaha plans to make the country an export hub for engines and bikes, including shipments to the US and Japan, besides bolstering its dealer and after-sales service network here. The company, which will be investing around Rs 240 crore in 2010-11 on developing more than two new India specific models, is aiming to have a … Read More
The launch of the Yamaha R15 and Yamaha FZ16 has really put Yamaha India on the right track. Yamaha has seen a three-fold jump in its domestic sales during December 2008 at 16,000, compared with 5,524 units in the same month in 2007.