Owning and running any motorcycle sets you apart from the ordinary, the run of the mill. And it’s this desire to be distinctive, different from the next person, that Yamaha is tapping into with the Yamaha Yard Built initiative.
The line up
So far, this had led to the creation of thirteen specials from eight builders in four countries based on three models from the current Yamaha line-up:
|SR400, XJR1300||Deus Ex Machina||Italy|
|XV950 (pictured above)||Marcus Walz||Germany|
On completion, in addition to the high-profile publicity that their involvement with Yamaha brings, the builders have the chance to develop aftermarket packages for sale to Yamaha owners to enable them to recreate the look of the Yamaha Yard Built specials.
Whilst the opportunity to create a replica of a Yamaha Yard Built special will appeal to some, others may decide that they’re a good starting point but might just feel that, if just a couple of things were changed, they’d be absolutely perfect…