2016 Yamaha Dual Sports and Scooters | FIRST LOOK

Yamaha’s fun bikes for the final days of summer.

2016 TW200©Motorcyclist

With the last few weeks of summer remaining, Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. introduced several more of their 2016 motorcycles yesterday, including three dual-sport models and their 2016 scooter lineup. The balance of the 2016 Yamaha motorcycle line-up will be introduced later this fall.

2016 Yamaha Dual-Sports

The TW200 is known for its unique terrain-conquering tires, low seat height, electric starting, and on-/off-road capabilities. For 2016, the TW200 remains one of the most distinctive-looking dual-purpose motorcycles in the market. The 2016 TW200 will be available in Mineral Blue/White.

2016 TW200©Motorcyclist

Also offered in Mineral Blue for 2016 is the fuel-injected XT250, with its long-travel suspension and powerful front and rear disc brakes for superb stopping power on both paved and unpaved surfaces.

2016 XT250©Motorcyclist

Descended from Yamaha’s YZ-F motocross bikesand off-road WR models, the dual-sport WR250R puts a little more emphasis on “sport.” The WR250R is the pefect choice for enthusiasts who want to continue riding when the road ends.

2016 WR250R©Motorcyclist

The 2016 TW200 will retail for $4,590 and arrive in dealerships beginning in October; the XT250 will retail for $5,190 and the WR250R will retail for $6,690, and both will arrive in dealerships beginning in September.

2016 Yamaha Scooters

2016 Vino Classic©Motorcyclist

For fun and frugality, nothing beats Yamaha’s lineup of four-stroke scooters. For 2016, the Vino Classic returns with its 49cc, fuel-injected engine and a new Rosewood Brown color.

The Zuma 50F also returns for 2016, with its dirtbike-influenced styling, aggressive tires, and the triple-digit fuel economy of its thrifty 49cc four-stroke engine. The Zuma 50FX, which kicks things up a notch with its supersport-inspired colors and graphics, is also back for 2016. The Zuma 50F is available in either Raven or Vanilla White, while the Zuma 50FX is offered in Stardust Silver or Radical White.

2016 Smax©Motorcyclist

The 155cc, liquid-cooled, fuel-injected 2016 Smax returns with its combination of fuel efficiency, excellent acceleration, and sporty power for commuting or riding on the highway, even with two riders on board. It will be available in Candy Red and Gun Metal Gray color schemes.

The 2016 Vino Classic will retail for $2,290, the Zuma 50F and the Zuma 50FX for $2,590, and the Smax for $3,690. All four scooters will be available in dealerships beginning in January.