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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.

All-new 689cc inline 2-cylinder engine
What gives the new MT-07 such a special character is its all-new 689cc inline 2-cylinder engine which has been developed using Yamaha's 'crossplane philosophy'. With an uneven firing interval, the 270-degree crank gives a strong feeling of acceleration and great traction, and the deep linear torque ensures outstanding performance.

Light and slim tubular backbone frame
For easy manoeuvrability and remarkable agility, the new MT-07 runs with a light and slim steel backbone-type frame that utilizes the new engine as a stressed member. Combined with its compact wheelbase and plush suspension systems, this strong and light chassis gives a responsive and engaging ride.

Engineered for optimum riding enjoyment
This exciting new addition to the MT range has been designed to deliver high levels of riding enjoyment together with a feeling of instant controllability. Chassis dimensions and weight distribution have been carefully set to maximize the enjoyment felt during acceleration and give the rider a connected feel with the motorcycle.

Responsive performance with affordability and economy
With its all-new liquid-cooled engine, lightweight backbone frame and cuttingedge style, the MT-07 is a remarkably versatile naked bike that succeeds in combining responsive performance with an affordable price and outstanding fuel economy - making it an ideal motorcycle for both newer and returning riders.

Mass-forward design and sculpted body
The new MT-07 is characterized by its mass-forward design that emphasizes its athletic build and creates an immediate feeling of power. The slim fuel tank accentuates the bike's compact looks and offers excellent knee grip - while the lightweight air scoops and aluminium side covers give the MT a sporty and purposeful image.

Characteristic MT-styling features
With its angular mirrors, LED tail light and mass-forward body design, there's no mistaking the MT-07's resemblance to the bigger 850cc 3-cylinder MT-09. Other family features include the lightweight cast aluminium10-spoke wheels as well as the Z-shape formed by the air intake-style scoops and the exhaust down pipes.

Engine
Engine type: liquid-cooled
Displacement: 689 cm³
Bore x stroke: 80.0 mm x 68.6 mm
Compression ratio: 11.5 : 1
Maximum power: 55.0 kW (74.8PS) @ 9,000 rpm
Maximum Torque: 68.0 Nm (6.9 kg-m) @ 6,500 rpm
Lubrication system: Wet sump
Carburettor: Fuel Injection
Clutch Type: Wet
Ignition system: TCI
Starter system: Electric
Transmission system: Constant Mesh
Final transmission: Chain

Chassis
Frame: Diamond
Front suspension system: Telescopic forks
Front travel: 130 mm
Caster Angle: 24º
Trail: 90 mm
Rear suspension system: Swingarm
Rear Travel: 130 mm
Front brake: Hydraulic dual disc, Ø 282 mm
Rear brake: Hydraulic single disc, Ø 245 mm
Front tyre: 120/70 ZR 17M/C(58W) (Tubeless)
Rear tyre: 180/55 ZR 17M/C(73W) (Tubeless)

Dimensions
Overall length: 2,085 mm
Overall width: 745 mm
Overall height: 1,090 mm
Seat height: 805 mm
Wheel base: 1,400 mm
Minimum ground clearance: 140 mm
Wet weight (including full oil and
fuel tank): 179 kg / ABS 182 kg
Fuel tank capacity: 14 L
Oil tank capacity: 3.0 L
 

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That should make a nice little weekend touring machine with all the right mod. I eyeball 60-70 MPG all day long with that bike. That might be perfect for the wife... trading in the FZ6R after she learn a bit on it.

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It appears they were advertising to me. Oh wait a tick. I live in the United States. Yamaha doesn't give a crap what I think. lol
 

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I work with two guys that I showed this to yesterday and they are looking at what they can do to put money away for a deposit and down payments. It would be a blast to go riding with them on my 09. Hell I'll get them to swap bikes for some miles, I wanna ride the 07.
 

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It will be interesting to see the pricing on this, it had better not be too close to the FZ-09 or most people will spring for the more powerful bike. I think Honda experienced this when the 599 wasn't a whole lot less money than the 919.
 

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It will be interesting to see the pricing on this, it had better not be too close to the FZ-09 or most people will spring for the more powerful bike. I think Honda experienced this when the 599 wasn't a whole lot less money than the 919.
Yeah, they will have to have at least a $800 to $1,000 difference. If it comes out $1,500 cheaper than the 09 it will sell like hotcakes.
 

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Abs! It has abs!
 

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I didn't see any mention of ABS on the MT-07, but I'm still intrigued. Yamaha UK has added a lot of new photos to their web site. The bike looks awesome to me.

MT-07 2014 Features & techspecs - Motorcycles - Yamaha Motor UK

I stand corrected sir. In reading through the technical specs, I noted they give two weights. They say the bike weighs 3 kilograms more with ABS. I guess that implies it will be option on the MT-07. Even cooler. Now I really want one.

http://www.yamaha-motor.eu/designca...cycles/mt/mt-07.aspx&fromsite=Yamaha Motor UK
 

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I didn't see any mention of ABS on the MT-07, but I'm still intrigued. Yamaha UK has added a lot of new photos to their web site. The bike looks awesome to me.

MT-07 2014 Features & techspecs - Motorcycles - Yamaha Motor UK

I stand corrected sir. In reading through the technical specs, I noted they give two weights. They say the bike weighs 3 kilograms more with ABS. I guess that implies it will be option on the MT-07. Even cooler. Now I really want one.

Yamaha Design Café: MT-07: the next generation twin - made to have fun - Page 1

Thats where i noticed it too, Talk about a great commuter and fun bike ABS small size great gas mileage good looks...can't go wrong.
 
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