2017 Yamaha SCR950 First Ride Review

The SCR950 is the second Yamaha press intro this year offering a re-stylized version of an existing model – the first one being the XSR900 launched a few months ago andreviewed here. With the XSR Yamaha took the laudable FZ–09, dressed it in vintage ’70s attire, and upgraded the bike’s performance with better suspension and some (ironically) modern electronics. For the SCR, Yamaha took the popular Bolt model, stirred in some select features from the C-Spec, reimagined it as a Scrambler, and, voila, another très chic neo-retro from circa 1977.

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