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Yamaha builds a pickup trucklet carrying case for its motorcycles

Japan's two-wheel juggernaut shows a novel little truck at the Tokyo Motor Show.

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The Cross Hub Concept is about the length of a Honda Civic Hatch.

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The Cross Hub Concept's funky nose looks like it's inspired by F1 cars.

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You can fit a pair of motorcycles in the bed (albeit small ones) thanks to the unusual cab configuration.

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Nobody offers a pickup truck of this size in the North American market, and sadly, more than likely, nobody will.

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There's a lot going on in a little amount of space, but this fun and funky trucklet looks surprisingly cohesive inside and out.

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A U-shaped steering wheel makes it easier to see the gauges.

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The driver's seat stands out, and not just because it's a different color.

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Yamaha designed the vehicle with a city-friendly footprint, yet real utility for weekend warriors. 

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Yamaha has thus far declined to share what powers the Cross Hub Concept.

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Keep clicking or swiping through for more images of Yamaha's tidy little Cross Hub Concept pickup.

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These concept sketches show how the Cross Hub Concept came to fruition.

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