Honda, Yamaha Reveal Tokyo Show Product
October 11, 2005
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Honda Motor Co., Ltd. plans to show 52 powersports vehicles and Yamaha Motor Co. Ltd. plans to show 21 models at the 39th Tokyo Motor Show, held October 22 – November 6 at Makuhari Messe in Chiba, Japan.
The theme of Honda’s motorcycle exhibition is “Dream Wings”. Honda’s says the exhibit is designed to express the company’s desire to create new value and provide enhanced riding pleasure. The exhibit will feature four stages.
The main stage will hold the E4-01 concept vehicle alongside production bikes such as the CBR1000RR and CBR600RR, and special import concept vehicles like the CBF1000ABS and Deauville ABS.
A second stage will feature Honda’s planned production and concept scooters, including the NP6-S and NP6-D – created by the N Project, a team of imaginative young engineers at Honda R&D’s Asaka R&D Center.
A third stage will include the CBR1000RRW, winner of the 2005 Suzuka 8-Hour Endurance Race, and the RC211V, Honda’s super-performance MotoGP machine.
Finally, Honda’s Safety and Environment Stage will present Honda’s advanced safety and environment technologies. A Riding Simulator and newly released Riding Trainer will also be on display, as will the company’s unique Fuel Cell Stack.
The Yamaha display, operating with the theme of “The Art of Engineering”, will feature nine world premiere models, including the prototypes Gen-Ryu, DEINONYCHUS, HV-01, FC-me, MAXAM 3000, XT250X, VOX, an unnamed concept model, and the planned-for-production Passol-L.
Production bikes on display include the YZF-R1 SP, YZF-R6, FZ1, FZ1 Fazer, FJR1300AS, Roadliner S, MT-03, MT-01 and EC-02. Commemorative models include the YZR-M1 #46, Valentino Rossi’s machine; YZ450FM #72, Stefan Everts’ machine; and 125YA-1, Yamaha Motor’s first motorcycle.