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The Yamaha MT-09 is an aggressive naked designed for the rebel in you. Featuring a sharp design language, modern technologies and a sporty riding position, the Yamaha MT-09 will reward you with an unforgiveable riding experience each time you jump on its saddle.

The motorcycle is built around a 3 cylinder, liquid cooled, 4 stroke, DOHC, 4 valves engine with a displacement of 847 Cm³. The engine generates a maximum power of 84.6 KW (115PS) at 10,000 Rpm and 87.5 Nm (8.9 Kg-M) of torque at 8,500 Rpm. All this power is transferred to the ground by means of a constant mesh six speed transmission with wet, multiple disc clutch.

The bike rides on new style lightweight 10-spoke alloy wheels which are wrapped in 17-inch radial tyres that measure 120/70ZR17 at the front and 180/55ZR17 at the rear.

Hit the jump for more information on the Yamaha MT-09.

  • 2015 Yamaha MT-09
  • Year:
  • Make:
  • Engine:
    3-Cylinder, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, 4-valves
  • Transmission:
  • Horsepower @ RPM:
  • Torque @ RPM:
  • Energy:
    Fuel Injection
  • Displacement:
    847 cc
  • Top Speed:
    124 mph (Est.)


2015 Yamaha MT-09 Exterior
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Discover your darker side

Yamaha MT-09 is a whole new concept in sport bike design. With a compact new chassis and high-torque 3-cylinder engine, this new generation performance machine is designed for riders who appreciate character and soul.

The beating heart of this new kind of animal is a lightweight 850cc 3-cylinder engine that kicks out a wide band of raw, linear torque giving outstanding acceleration that gets your adrenaline flowing.
And for agile handling this dynamic new naked motard-style bike is equipped with a compact aluminium chassis and upright riding position that make light work of everything - from weekday urban riding through to Sunday morning blasts.

2015 Yamaha MT-09 Key Features:

2015 Yamaha MT-09 Exterior
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• 115hp - 87,5 Nm
• Light and compact
• Raw and linear torque output
• Slim and lightweight CF die-cast aluminium frame
• Asymmetric CF die-cast aluminium swingarm
• Monocross rear suspension with horizontal shock
• Refined ergonomics “full-control” riding position
• YCC-T and D-MODE electronic control systems
• 298mm floating front discs radial-mount calipers
• All-new lightweight 10-spoke alloy wheels

2015 Yamaha MT-09 Features and Benefits:

2015 Yamaha MT-09 Exterior
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New style lightweight 10-spoke alloy wheels with 17-inch radial tyres

Lightweight designs are used throughout, and to achieve a low unsprung weight the MT-09 is fitted with all-new 10-spoke alloy wheels. The lightweight wheels are fitted with newly-developed radial tyres - 120/70ZR17 at the front and 180/55ZR17 at the rear - giving stable and responsive handling.

Compact and lightweight 850cc 3-cylinder engine

2015 Yamaha MT-09 Exterior
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To keep the MT-09 as light, slim and compact as possible, our designers have developed an all-new CF aluminium die-cast frame. Its low weight and excellent rigidity balance contribute towards the bike’s agile handling performance, and help to keep the overall wet weight down to just 188kg.

Monocross suspension with asymmetric CF die-cast swingarm

2015 Yamaha MT-09 Exterior
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The rear end features a lightweight asymmetric CF die-cast swingarm that gives a low unsprung weight for responsive suspension action and a comfortable ride. An almost horizontal rear shock is situated beneath the seat, and the externally mounted swingarm pivots keep the chassis slim for a compact riding position.

Stress-free ergonomics and a ’slim-fit’ riding position

2015 Yamaha MT-09 Exterior
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The new MT-09 is designed to handle a variety of roles, from sport riding through to weekend trips and the daily ride to work. Wide, tapered handlebars and a long, flat seat give stress-free ergonomics - and the sculpted 14-litre fuel tank with knee recesses ensures a comfortable ’slim-fit’ riding position.

Concealed 3-into-1 exhaust

2015 Yamaha MT-09 Exterior
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Equipped with connecting pipes for a good pulse effect, the compact 3-into-1 exhaust system contributes towards mass-centralisation for agile handling. Featuring a corrosion-proof Nanofilm coating, the three stainless steel downpipes run into a short and compact EU3-compliant muffler which emits a throaty note.


Engine type 3-Cylinder, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, 4-valves
Displacement 847 cm³
Bore x stroke 78.0 mm x 59.1 mm
Compression ratio 11.5 : 1
Maximum power 84.6 kW (115PS) @ 10,000 rpm
Maximum Torque 87.5 Nm (8.9 kg-m) @ 8,500 rpm
Lubrication system Wet sump
Clutch Type Wet, Multiple Disc
Carburettor Fuel Injection
Ignition system TCI
Starter system Electric
Transmission system Constant Mesh, 6-speed
Final transmission Chain
Frame Diamond
Front suspension system Telescopic forks
Front travel 137 mm
Caster Angle 25º
Trail 103 mm
Rear suspension system Swingarm, (Link type suspension)
Rear Travel 130 mm
Front brake Hydraulic dual disc, Ø 298 mm
Rear brake Hydraulic single disc, Ø 245 mm
Front tyre 120/70ZR17M/C (58W) (Tubeless)
Rear tyre 180/55ZR17M/C (73W) (Tubeless)
Overall length 2,075 mm
Overall width 815 mm
Overall height 1,135 mm
Seat height 815 mm
Wheel base 1,440 mm
Minimum ground clearance 135 mm
Wet weight (including full oil and fuel tank) 188 kg / ABS 191 kg
Fuel tank capacity 14 L
Oil tank capacity 3.4 L
Color Options Deep Armor, Blazing Orange, Matt Grey, Race Blu


“Yamaha Company’s MY-09 is a bike that has middle weight and it can be a spectacular one. This could be the best competitor of the mighty Street Triple by Triumph. This bike will give the wonderful experience for those riders with the 115 BHP with supported engine that is 115 bhp, 850cc 3-cylinder engine. This engine gives the ability to have stunts and a well ground clearance reserves also available. For those riders who are still newbie will get the enjoyment from this bike’s flexibility, low seat and light weight. It will be a good bike for those riders who want to take a ride every day.” — Motorsia

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