1979 Yamaha RD400F Daytona Special

Intended to commemorate Yamaha’s racing success, the Yamaha RD400F Daytona Special ended up as a monument to the 2-stroke motorcycles that defined an era.

Daytona Special
By 1979, U.S. emissions standards had grown increasingly more stringent, but the Daytona Special met them.
Photo By Nick Cedar