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2014 Yamaha MT-07

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The all new Yamaha MT-07 made its official debut at the EICMA motorcycle show. The new motorcycle is the smaller version of the MT-09 so it shares a many features with its sibling.

In terms of style the Yamaha MT-07 comes with a muscular look a sporty tail, a sculpted fuel tank and seventeen inch wheels.

At the heart of the motorcycle lies a 689 cc, parallel twin, liquid cooled, inline, 2 cylinder, 4 stroke engine which delivers a maximum torque of 68.0 Nm (6.9 kg-m) at 6,500 rpm and 55.0 kW (74.8PS) at 9,000 rpm. The engine is mated to a constant mesh six speed transmission with wet, multiple disc clutch.

The stopping power is assured by front hydraulic dual discs and rear hydraulic single discs.

For the moment, Yamaha didn’t release any prices, but we can expect it to be priced slightly lower than the MT-09 ($7,990) so it will be pretty affordable.

Hit the jump for more information on the 2014 Yamaha The MT-07.

Overview

Yamaha MT-07

The MT-07 is a new kind of motorcycle that is designed to bring fun, affordability and enjoyment back to the street. And just about everything about this versatile new naked bike - from its deep torque through to the agile chassis and outstanding economy - make it hard to resist for both newer and experienced riders.

The all-new 689cc inline 2-cylinder engine benefits from our special ’crossplane philosophy’ which enables it to develop linear torque for outstanding acceleration. And the MT-07 is also equipped with a compact and lightweight chassis for remarkable agility and easy handling.

New MT-07 from Yamaha. There’s never been a better reason to rise up and ride.

The affordable new MT-07 is going to introduce newly qualified riders to everything that is best about real motorcycling - and it’s also ready to remind those more experienced riders what they’ve been missing for all these years.

Our designers have focused on the things that really matter to riders. So they developed an economical 689cc inline 2-cylinder engine that produces more riding excitement per cc thanks to its deep and linear torque at low to mid speeds.

And for instant controllability and easy handling we’ve equipped this accessible new naked bike with one of the lightest, slimmest and most agile chassis designs in the class.

Specifications

Yamaha MT-07
Engine type2-Cylinder, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, 4-valves
Displacement689 cm³
Bore x stroke80.0 mm x 68.6 mm
Compression ratio11.5 : 1
Maximum power55.0 kW (74.8PS) @ 9,000 rpm
Maximum Torque68.0 Nm (6.9 kg-m) @ 6,500 rpm
Lubrication systemWet sump
CarburettorFuel Injection
Clutch TypeWet, Multiple Disc
Ignition systemTCI
Starter systemElectric
Transmission systemConstant Mesh, 6-speed
Final transmissionChain
FrameDiamond
Front suspension systemTelescopic forks
Front travel130 mm
Caster Angle24º
Trail90 mm
Rear suspension systemSwingarm, (Link type suspension)
Rear Travel130 mm
Front brakeHydraulic dual disc, Ø 282 mm
Rear brakeHydraulic single disc, Ø 245 mm
Front tyre120/70 ZR 17M/C(58W) (Tubeless)
Rear tyre180/55 ZR 17M/C(73W) (Tubeless)
Overall length2,085 mm
Overall width745 mm
Overall height1,090 mm
Seat height805 mm
Wheel base1,400 mm
Minimum ground clearance140 mm
Wet weight (including full oil and fuel tank)179 kg / ABS 182 kg
Fuel tank capacity14 L
Oil tank capacity3.0 L


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