So the next logical stage for this new model is a similar prototype due at either the Tokyo or Milan shows later this year.
Manufacturers such as Kawasaki and Yamaha see many advantages of leaning three-wheelers. They provide the feel of a motorcycle plus the safety of extra road grip.
The Piaggio MP3 also includes a lock system that keeps the scooter upright when stopped so riders don’t have to put a foot down. It attracts novices as well as ageing riders who can no longer support a big bike.
Yamaha doesn’t have that feature and we’re not sure if Kawasaki will include it in their three-wheelers.
Whatever the fine details, it seems the future of motorcycling is not only electric, but leaning multi-wheelers.
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