Japanese Big Four

The Japanese Big Four are the large motorcycle manufacturing companies of Japan:[1][2][3]

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  1. ^ Zuehlke 2007, p. 14.
  2. ^ Pashley 2008, p. 11.
  3. ^ Cycle World 1984, p. 24.
  4. ^ Alexander, Jeffrey W. (2008), Japan's Motorcycle Wars: An Industry History, UBC Press, pp. 112–116, 197–211, ISBN 978-0-8248-3328-2
  5. ^ Sakiya, Tetsuo (1982), Porter, Timothy (ed.), Honda Motor: the men, the management, the machines, Kodansha, ISBN 978-0-87011-522-6
  6. ^ Frank, Aaron (2003). Honda Motorcycles. MotorBooks International. ISBN 978-0-7603-1077-9. Retrieved 28 January 2012.
  7. ^ "Twist the Throttle: Suzuki". Discovery Channel. Discovery Communications, LLC. Archived from the original (Video) on 2 January 2013. Retrieved 23 August 2013.
  8. ^ Kawasaki Museum, Kawasaki as "Kawasaki Motorcycle Co. LTD." Archived 2010-10-10 at the Wayback Machine
  9. ^ "Yamaha 125YA-1". 240 Landmarks of Japanese Automotive Technology. Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan, Inc. Archived from the original on 6 February 2012. Retrieved 12 August 2013. This model was Yamaha's first motorcycle and the starting point for Yamaha Motor Co. Ltd.

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