Yamaha Niken Is a Leaning Trike and It Looks Awesome

By: | November 2nd, 2017

Yamaha Niken

Photo courtesy of Yamaha

At the Tokyo Motor Show, Yamaha unveiled a new vehicle some folks aren’t even quite sure how to describe.

The Niken is a three-wheeled leaning trike/motorcycle hybrid and it looks pretty dang sweet.

Yamaha describes the concept as a “Leaning Multi-Wheeler.” The trike utilizes a liquid-cooled three-cylinder engine and 15-in. wheels, but that’s about all we know beyond the teaser videos, which feature the driver “skiing” down a winding road on the motorcycle.

Look for more details to be revealed in regards to the Yamaha Niken in November at the Milan Motorcycle Show.

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