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1955 Yamaha YA 1 The Red Dragonfly

Yamaha Motor's first motorcycle. At the time the design of the motorcycle was dominated by the styling of All Black, 1 's simple form and the color ring of the chestnut Red came to be known immediately as "Red Dragonfly". By winning the 3rd Fuji climbing race in March, we demonstrated high performance and then swept the top three in the ultra-light class of the 1st Asama Kogen race in 1955 7.

1955 Yamaha YA 1 The Red Dragonfly

In an era when the average salary of a college graduate was around 10,000 yen, the price of 1 's 138000 yen was placed out of reach of most users, but after three years, 11,000 YA 1s were sold.

Length × width × Height: 1, 980mm × 660mm × 980mm
Weight: 94kg
Engine type: Air-cooled, 2-stroke, single-cylinder, 123cm ³
Maximum output power: 4.1 kW/000r/min
Maximum torque: 9.4 N./min./3, 300R
Price: ¥138000

* The figures described in the model and specifications are from the original release.

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