Yamaha's MT-10 The Next Evolution

POSTED: 10/11/2021

The MT story

When Yamaha launched the MT-01 in 2007 no one could have predicted how this unique machine was about to change the face of the motorcycle market in Europe. With its naked body, high-torque engine and distinctive look, it stood out from the crowd. It was the beginning of a new era in the motorcycle world that really took off with the launch of the phenomenally successful MT-09 in 2013.

European riders loved what they saw – a naked sports motorcycle with a very special character that gave them the torque, agility and feel that they were looking for.

With the cross-plane concept engine technology, an aggressive stance and stripped-down bodywork, the MT Hyper Naked range grew to become Yamaha’s most successful range of motorcycles.

With over 290,000 sold in Europe, the MT lineup has brought new excitement to the street, and the smaller capacity models have been successful in attracting a whole new generation of people into the world of two wheels.

From the new MT-10 through to the MT-125, Yamaha’s Hyper Naked range is designed to give every rider the opportunity to be a part of the most exciting and accessible movement in European motorcycling.

MT-10 Key Features

  • More powerful EU5 998cc engine
  • Tuned intake sound
  • Titanium exhaust
  • Compact and functional new exterior styling
  • Improved ergonomics
  • Brembo radial master cylinder
  • Yamaha Variable Speed Limiter (YVSL)
  • Quick Shift System (QSS)
  • A&S clutch
  • New 4.2” full-colour TFT display
  • APSG ride-by-wire throttle with four power delivery modes (PWR)
  • 6-axis IMU
  • Lean sensitive Traction Control System
  • Slide Control system (SCS)
  • Lift control system (LIF)
  • Engine Brake Management (EBM)
  • Brake Control (BC)
  • Yamaha Ride Control (YRC)
  • R1-derived aluminium Deltabox chassis
  • Long aluminium swingarm
  • Compact 1,405mm wheelbase
  • 43mm fully adjustable KYB front forks
  • Fully adjustable KYB rear shock
  • Bridgestone Battlax Hypersport S22 tyres

MT-10 colours

Yamaha will offer the new MT-10 in three colour options. Cyan Storm evolves the DSOJ story inan exciting new direction offering a fresh take on the technical and trend-focused colourway. Icon Blue is a dynamic new colour inspired by the factory’s race bikes and features blue body panels and blue wheel rims. Tech Black projects an understated and moody look and features an all-black body with black wheel rims.

If you wish to Pre-Order the MT-10 then please click here. If you wish to find out more information about the Yamaha MT-10 then please click here.

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