Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Foreign motorcycles in Japan lure younger riders with appealing features

Photo: Tokyo sign





"Recently, foreign motorcycle manufacturers have also unveiled models designed for optimum speed, acceleration, braking and maneuverability. These bikes also have trendy appearances that appeal particularly to younger riders. These efforts have helped expand the local customer base for foreign-made motorcycles."




Source: Foreign Motorbikes Rev Up Japan Sales Despite Shrinking Market
Nikkei Net Interactive, http://www.nni.nikkei.co.jp/FR/TNKS/Nni20090219D19HH243.htm
Thursday, February 19, 2009, - Translated from an article written by Nikkei staff writer Kyo Kitazume, (The Nikkei Business Daily Feb. 18 edition)




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