Top 10 Bike Companies in World 2017

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2. Yamaha

Yamaha was founded in the year 1955 and it is based in Iwata, Shizuoka, Japan.

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Yamaha is the company which produces the bikes ranging from street bikes, dirt bikes and urban motorcycles. It started as a piano company in the world war2, and after the war it started manufacturing the bikes.


Yamaha currently hold one of top places in the motorcycle manufacturing. It is renowned for its design in its sports bikes. Yamaha also manufactures tyres, engines, boats. The company has a range of dirt bikes which hold a racing competition in the USA. The company attends many racing events globally and it is famous for endorsing the racing spirit through their bikes.

Yamaha first motorcycle was two wheeled 125cc single cylinder, the YA1 was a huge success in racing winning many events like Ascent race. Yamaha has been a star performer in events throughout the history. Yamaha always focussed on the engine and the pace. The first motorcycle to feature four stroke is YZF R1 was one of the popular also. Yamaha also focuses on design and through that it has become one of the best and most admired company in the globe now.

Revenue: $13.2B

Bikes sold in a year (in thousands): 5600

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