Yamaha’s Humanoid Motorcycle-riding Robot

At the Tokyo Motor Show in Japan, Yamaha unveiled something unusual. Instead of the motorcycle being the star of the curtain lift, it was the rider. A humanoid robot called Motobot who rides one of the most muscular motorcycles on the road, the Yamaha R1M.


Aaron Turpen
An automotive enthusiast for most of his adult life, Aaron has worked in and around the industry in many ways. He is an accredited member of the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press (RMAP), the Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA), the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA), and freelances as a writer and journalist around the Web and in print. You can find his portfolio at AaronOnAutos.com.