The MT-09 is perhaps the most significant new road bike to be launched by Yamaha in recent years. With its strong focus on heightened riding emotion, multi-faceted character, naked mass-forward style and outstanding all-round agility, the MT-09 represents the beginning of a new direction of sport bike evolution.
Created by the same team of engineers that changed the face of the supersport world with the original R1, the all-new MT-09 is ready to challenge the status quo and bring a new kind of performance, together with increased riding emotion and provocative new-wave design to the street.
The new Yamaha MT-09 represents the next step in sport bike development. Light, powerful and delivering thrilling performance in everyday conditions, the MT-09 is ready to bring an exciting and addictive new dimension to sport riding.
By combining the best characteristics of both the 4-cylinder engine and the parallel twin, the new lightweight Yamaha 3-cylinder unit offers a new and exciting riding experience to those customers who may be either moving up from the 600cc class, or down from the one-litre class.
Producing class leading torque and high levels of horsepower, together with a throaty exhaust note, this easy-handling mid-class motorcycle takes the sport category into new territory.
An upright riding position makes MT-09 ideal for everyday use together with weekend sport and leisure riding, and its power and handling character makes the bike easy to handle in a variety of situations.
$14,599 + ORC
New 3-cylinder sport bike
115 hp - 85 Nm
Wet weight 188kg with all fluids and 14 litres of fuel
Immediate and linear torque delivery
Lightest and best power to weight ratio in class
Slim and lightweight aluminium chassis
Naked Motard 'mass-forward' style
Compact body design
Upright riding position for maximum control
Refined ergonomics for a stress free ride
A new level of excitement
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