yamaha’s 04GEN experiments with semi-transparent paneling shaped like swan wings
all images courtesy of yamaha

 

 

 

yamaha’s ‘04GEN’ scooter concept looks to flowing materials found on fashion runways as a design theme to showcase the interior structure. through moveable exterior panels with semi-transparent trapezodial details and long, low silhouette, the lines of the scooter were shaped to match a swan. it also contrasts between old and new using authentic real leather and inventive new resins. this is yamaha’s fourth concept model based on ‘refined dynamism’ design philosophy. the series allows the motorcycle company to realize products in an experimental style based on future materials. 

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the yamaha ‘o4GEN’ 

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the scooter has a long, low silhouette  

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the body panels include a mix of metal and plastic resin finishes 

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the front headlamp

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’04GEN’s’ handlebar includes a smartphone attachment  

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the scooter uses real natural leather for the seat cover