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Key Features

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    CP4' 4-cylinder crossplane engine

    The 998cc liquid-cooled 4-cylinder engine features intake, exhaust and fuelling systems that contribute towards its strong low to mid range performance. With an uneven 270° - 180° - 90° - 180° firing sequence, this exhilarating crossplane engine delivers linear torque with instant response and precise control.

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    Electronic control technology

    For the highest degree of rider control, the MT-10 is equipped with a Yamaha Chip Controlled Throttle (YCC-T) as well as an easily adjustable Cruise Control system that operates above 50km/h. To suit different conditions the Yamaha D-MODE system offers three engine running modes - and a 12V DC outlet can accommodate various accessories.

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    Traction Control System (TCS), QSS, A&S clutch

    The MT-10's switchable Traction Control System (TCS) features three intervention levels to ensure smooth roadholding in varying conditions. The Quick Shifter System (QSS) enables full throttle clutchless upshifts - and a compact Assist and Slipper (A&S) clutch gives you precise control during acceleration and deceleration.

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    Upright riding position and mass forward silhouette

    The handlebar/seat/footrest relationship gives a slightly forward leaning riding position that enables you to make full use of the linear torque. And to emphasis its dynamic 'mass forward' looks, the MT flagship features compact side cowls with duct shaped covers as well as a shouldered fuel tank cover.

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    Short 1400mm wheelbase for ultimate agility

    The MT-10 has a compact and lightweight chassis. For outstanding agility together with light and neutral handling this class leader features fine-tuned geometry settings and an ultra-short wheelbase of just 1400mm - making it one of the most compact in the 1,000cc class.

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    Lightweight aluminium Deltabox main frame and swingarm

    The top of the range MT is equipped with a lightweight aluminium Deltabox main frame and extra-long upward truss type aluminium swingarm that features an optimized strength/rigidity balance. This design delivers class-leading handling with good straight line stability and lightweight agility.

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    Fully adjustable front and rear suspension

    The fully adjustable 43mm cartridge-type front forks and link-type Monocross rear suspension systems are some of the most advanced designs in the naked one-litre category. Featuring model-specific settings, this race-bred suspension gives excellent handling precision and riding comfort.

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    Radial brake calipers with ABS equipped as standard

    The MT-10 is designed to excel in every category, including braking performance. Dual 320mm floating front discs are equipped with radial 4-pot opposed piston calipers that generate immense stopping power with precise fingertip control - while a 220mm rear disc provides plenty of feel. ABS is featured as standard.

Technical Specifications

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  • Engine
    Engine type
    Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, 4-valves, DOHC, 4-Cylinder
    Bore x stroke
    79.0 mm x 50.9 mm
    Compression ratio
    12 : 1
    Maximum power
    118.0kW (160.4PS) @ 11500 rpm
    Maximum Torque
    111.0Nm (11.3kg-m) @ 9000 rpm
    Lubrication system
    Wet sump
    Clutch Type
    Wet, Multiple Disc
    Ignition system
    Starter system
    Transmission system
    Constant Mesh, 6-speed
    Final transmission
    Fuel consumption
    CO2 emission
  • Chassis
    Aluminium Deltabox
    Caster Angle
    Front suspension system
    Telescopic forks, Ø43 mm
    Rear suspension system
    Swingarm, link suspension
    Front travel
    120 mm
    Rear Travel
    120 mm
    Front brake
    Hydraulic dual disc, Ø320 mm
    Rear brake
    Hydraulic single disc, Ø220 mm
    Front tyre
    120/70 ZR17 M/C (58W)
    Rear tyre
    120/70 ZR17 M/C (58W)
  • Dimensions
    Overall length
    2095 mm
    Overall width
    800 mm
    Overall height
    1110 mm
    Seat height
    825 mm
    Wheel base
    1400 mm
    Minimum ground clearance
    130 mm
    Wet weight (including full oil and fuel tank)
    210 kg
    Fuel tank capacity
    Oil tank capacity