2018 - 2019 Yamaha MT-09
A lot of words come to mind when someone mentions the Yamaha MT-09: powerful, sporty, agile, and aggressive are a few of them. Packed with the 847 cc CP3® engine, the MT-09 combines aggressive styling and impressive performance with a host of electronics – including traction control, ABS and improved throttle curves – to make it a contender in the naked sportbike field.
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2018 - 2019 Yamaha MT-10
Yamaha’s Hyper-Naked literbike features a 998 cc plant that delivers 160 ponies for a brutally powerful ride. The factory tweaked its D-Mode engine mapping feature to help the rider manage said power and (hopefully) keep the power delivery synched with the rider’s skill level. Also new from 2018 is the Quick Shift System that helps you run through the gears even faster so you can get the most out of whichever mode you prefer. TC, RbW and ABS all make an appearance in the electronics suite, and the suspension comes with an array of adjustments to make this an all-around, top-shelf bike.
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2018 - 2019 Yamaha MT-07
Yamaha finally saw fit to drop its FZ family designator last year in favor of the MT brand seen by most other markets. The changes aren’t limited the moniker; the MT-07 came with a handful of tweaks to include better suspension and updated looks to reflect its aggressive nature. Fans of the”Fuzz” will rejoice to know that it retains its 689 cc, crossplane concept powerplant with its 50 pounds o’ grunt and steering geometry that makes the family so nimble.
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Fitted with the latest technologies developed by the Japanese manufacturer, the Yamaha MT-09 Rally is a capable motorcycle that can reward you with a thrilling riding experience each time you jump on its back.
The 2014 MT-09 Street Rally comes with a new bodywork, fresh chassis components, and new fuel tank shrouds, side number plates and fork covers. Moreover, the motorcycle also comes with a flatter seat and new graphics.
Power comes from an 847cc, 3-cylinder, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, 4-valves engine which generates 84.6 kw (115ps) at 10,000 rpm and 87.5 Nm (8.9 kg-m) of torque at 8,500 rpm. The engine is mated to a constant mesh six speed transmission and can be optionally linked to an Akrapovič exhaust system.
As far as wheels are concerned, the Yamaha MT-09 Street Rally rides on 17 inch rims shod in 120/70ZR17M/C (58W) front and 180/55ZR17M/C (73W) rear tubeless tires.
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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.
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With its impressive design language and the mighty roar, the Ymaha MT-03 is eager to attack the roads with poise. The Yamaha MT-03’s character is so unique that it had to be created a special niche for itself. The new “roadster motard” puts versatility on top of the list and it can be easily considered the perfect partner for any type of road.
The motorcycle is powered by the same engine as the Yamaha XT660 namely a smooth, fuel injected liquid-cooled, 660cc unit that puts out 35.0 kW (48PS) at 6,250 rpm and 56.2 Nm (5.73 kg-m) of torque at 5,500 rpm. These numbers are far from being impressive, but the motorcycle recovers this lost terrain in terms of handling.
Therefore, Yamaha’s engineers have spent a lot of time on making the MT-03 as agile as possible. They did it by moving the motorcycle’s weight as far forward as possible. Due to the smart emplacement of the engine, battery, swingarm and other elements, Yamaha obtained a weight distribution of 52/48% front/rear, giving the motorcycle a great front end feel.
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We’re not going to beat around the bush here, the Yamaha MT-01 is the pure definition of an exhilarating ride.
It’s not just the MT-01 for that matter; the entire MT series demonstrates the spirit that has made Yamaha one of the world’s leading motorcycle manufacturers. As one of the most important developments in motorcycling in the recent years, the MT series displays how the modern and impressive bike should be built. It comes with great features, offering riders the chance to experience the riding thrills of the MT series.
At the heart of this bike, you’ll find a massive high-tech, air-cooled 1,670cc V-twin engine encased in a minimalist aluminum sports frame. Talk about a no-frills, all-performance, ride-at-the-seat-of-your-pants machine. That’s the Yamaha MT-01.
The bike also comes with impressive torque numbers that come courtesy of the massive engine in a nimble frame, and with an exhaust note to revitalize the spirit and a formed style to stop the traffic, the MT-01 is really one for the road.
Complemented with cutting-edge suspension and brakes, you will get a powerful, confident, and exhilarating riding experience.
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Yamaha wants us to believe that the MT-03 is an ideal choice for you to enjoy some of the best riding experiences in its bike segment. Really, who are we to disagree with these guys?
The MT-03 is more than just a light and compact bike with a short wheelbase; its also a powerful and versatile machine that boasts of remarkable control, excellent traction, and unrivaled power.
Speaking of its power, the MT-03 comes with a high-torque, 660cc single-cylinder engine that was based closely on the highly-acclaimed XT660 powerplant. With high levels of low to mid-range torque, the liquid-cooled engine powering the Mt-03 is ideally suited for the bike’s overall design and performance characteristics.
It’s no wonder why Yamaha has been singing the praises for this bike for as long as anyone of us can remember. When you’re looking for a comfortable, safe, and powerful bike that will definitely turn some heads, you need not look further than the MT-03.
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