Editorial Note: Buried at the bottom of this press release is the following:
“With deep consideration of evolving global market trends and regulations that limit production volumes on certain models, the following Yamaha models will be discontinued after model year 2020: YZF-R6, VMAX, WR250R and SMAX.
“Yamaha understands the iconic history of these models. Regarding the future, Yamaha is continuously looking at new ideas and concepts to support and expand the market, as well as enhance our customers’ experiences.”
Yamaha Announces Remaining Line of 2021 Street Motorcycles
Performance, Technology and Style Come Standard
MARIETTA, Ga. – November 17, 2020 – Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA, today announced several 2021 Sport Heritage, Adventure Touring, Sport Touring, Transcontinental Touring and scooter models to join the recently released full line of Hyper Naked MT motorcycles.
From riding around town to long-distance touring, the Super Ténéré ES, FJR1300ES, Star Venture and XMAX scooter will continue their reign of Yamaha’s legendary performance. Returning to the 2021 motorcycle lineup, the Sport Heritage bikes including the Bolt R-Spec, V Star 250, XSR700 and XSR900 return with a mix of old-school classic looks and modern technological features.
2021 V Star 250
The light and nimble 2021 V Star 250 is the only V-Twin in its class. Coupled with a seat that is just 27 inches from the pavement, the V Star 250 is the perfect choice for riders who want fun in a small package.
The 2021 V Star 250 will be available in Raven for an MSRP of $4,499 and will be available at authorized Yamaha dealers beginning in December.