Yamaha tops UK's stolen motorcycles list

Insurance company's top 10 most stolen motorcycles is predictably full of sportsbikes

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Submitted by Ben Cope on Mon, 28/01/2013 - 08:48

YAMAHA'S Thundercat has topped the chart of most stolen motorcycles in the UK, according to insurer Swinton Bikes.

The list was compiled from data of over 200,000 insurance quotes and the top ten list heavily features sportsbikes.

While Yamaha take the least-wanted accolade of the top two spots with the Thundercat and YZF-R125, they can also lay claim to the least stolen motorcycle, the Yamaha DT125R. According to Swinton's data, 822 are on their books with none reported stolen.

UK's Top 10 most stolen motorcycles in the UK according to Swinton Bikes: 

  1. Yamaha YSF 600 R Thunder Cat 
  2. Yamaha YZF-R125
  3. Triumph Daytona 675
  4. Kawasaki ZX-6R
  5. Honda CBF 125
  6. Yamaha YZF-R1
  7. Suzuki SV 650 S
  8. Suzuki GSX-R 600
  9. Honda CBR 600 F (M-W)
  10. Suzuki GSF 600 Bandit

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