MoreBikes is out in Austria for the launch of Yamaha’s hotly anticipated leaning multi-wheeler, the Niken and we’ll be bringing you the lowdown on the funky front-ender once we’ve got off its sweet seat after the world’s first ride.

Espoused as a corner carving king, we’re going to be putting it through its paces on some tight and twisty mountain roads, to see just how well the revolutionary bit of kit handles. Stay tuned for our first impressions.

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Technical Specifications

Yamaha NIKEN   

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Engine: 847cc 3-Cylinder, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 4-valves

Maximum power: 84.6 kW @ 10,000 rpm

Maximum Torque: 87.5 Nm @ 8,500 rpm

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