The most active Japanese manufacturer of the past two years confirms our suspicions and fills our expectations with this new MT-10, neither more nor less than the variation of the roadster R1 2015. The Yamaha MT-10 is completely new and closely derived from the YZF-R1 2015, the most advanced and efficient Superbike at present.

MT-10 has a 998 cc crossplane engine derived from the Yamaha R1. The engine has an aggressive look with Deltabox frame and a very short wheel base of 1400mm. The engine is equipped with three different modes of driving has traction control, cruise control and an assist and slipper clutch. LED lighting is used in the the front and back of the MT-10. The headlights are also derived from the R1. The large 320mm double disc brakes at the front and a 220mm break has been fitted in the rear, each have a four-piston caliper. And and LED display provides various information. The fuel tank has the capacity of 17 liters. The MT-10 has a 12v socket as standard. The optional accessories are available such as a quick shifter and heated grips. The 2016 Yamaha MT-10 is available in these colors: Night Fluorescent, Tech Black and Blu Race. The price is not known at this time, the MT-10 will be available in May 2016.

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