Yamaha Nikken


The radical NIKEN is part of your tomorrow. And it is ready to open up a whole other dimension in riding control.


Turn up the revolution

Featuring our unique Leaning Multi-Wheel (LMW) technology, this radical and versatile 3-wheel motorcycle looks, rides and feels like nothing else. Twisting roads are its natural playground. And with dual leaning front wheels giving you enhanced feelings of grip, the NIKEN can corner carve with total confidence.

With its bold and futuristic body design, the NIKEN projects a commanding presence. And its torque rich 847cc 3-cylinder engine and lightweight hybrid chassis ensure thrilling sports performance and long distance touring comfort. Turn up the Revolution.



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The key to the NIKEN’s outstanding sports and touring performance is its high-tech front end. With its dual leaning front wheels, this unique design creates a large contact patch with the road, giving many advantages.

At a glance

  • Unrivalled corner carving experience
  • All season, high specification Sport Tourer
  • Most innovative design in the Sport Touring class
  • Feelings of front end grip, confidence and braking
  • Advanced leaning multi-wheel technology
  • Deep lean angle, maximum 45 degrees
  • Ackerman steering, double upside down front forks
  • Around 50:50 weight distribution with rider
  • Fully adjustable rear suspension
  • 847cc, 3-cylinder, liquid-cooled, DOHC CP3 engine
  • TCS, QSS, A&S clutch, D-MODE, Cruise Control
  • Hybrid steel and aluminium frame

Technical Specifications



Engine type – 3-Cylinder, 4-stroke, Liquid-cooled, DOHC, 4-valves

Displacement – 847 cm³

Bore x stroke – 78.0 mm x 59.1 mm

Compression ratio – 11.5 : 1

Maximum power – 84.6kW (115.0PS) @ 10,000 rpm

Limited power version – N/A

Maximum Torque – 87.5Nm (8.9kgf+m) @ 8,500 rpm

Lubrication system – Wet sump

Clutch Type – Wet, Multiple Disc

Ignition system – TCI

Transmission system – Constant Mesh, 6-speed

Final transmission – Chain

Carburettor – Fuel Injection



Frame – Diamond

Caster Angle – 20º

Trail – 74mm

Front suspension system – Double upside down telescopic forks

Rear suspension system – (Link type suspension)

Front travel – 110 mm

Rear Travel – 125 mm

Front brake – Hydraulic double discs, Ø298mm

Rear brake – Hydraulic single disc, Ø282 mm

Front tyre – 120/70 R 15

Rear tyre – 190/55 R 17

Remark – Dual front tyres

Track – 410mm



Overall length – 2,150 mm

Overall width – 885 mm

Overall height – 1,250 mm

Seat height – 820 mm

Wheel base – 1,510 mm

Minimum ground clearance – 150 mm

Wet weight (including full oil and fuel tank) – 263 kg

Fuel tank capacity – 18L

Oil tank capacity – 3.4L


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