Yamaha MT-09 Motorbikes For Sale
What Is It?
The Yamaha MT-09 is a thoroughly modern naked bike at the sportier end of the spectrum and is powered by a liquid cooled 847 cc triple engine, producing 113.5 bhp at 10,000 rpm and maximum torque at 8,500 rpm.
- Aluminium frame and swingarm
- Dual 298 mm discs up front with four piston calipers
- 245 mm disc with single piston caliper
- Adjustable 41 mm upside down fork with 137 mm travel
- Adjustable rear shock with 130 mm travel
- 3 riding modes: Standard, A (Sport), B (Rain)
- 3->1 low slung exhaust system
- 6 speed gearbox with gear position indicator
It replaces the ageing FZ8 in Yamaha's lineup and focuses on being a light and compact bike with enough power and torque to keep things exciting in the real world. The 10-spoke 17" wheels take a Bridgestone Battlax S20 120/70 tyre at the front and 180/55 at the rear.
Accessories include ABS (+3kg), Akrapovic full Titanium exhaust system (£968), fly screen (£109), pillion seat cover (£136), comfort seat (£223), heated grips (£120) and LED indicators (£48).
- 2013: Grey, orange
- 2014: Orange, black, grey, purple
- 2015: White, black, grey
- 2016: Blue/silver, red, grey/yellow, black/grey, white, red
The MT-09 was the best selling bike in Europe in the first year of production.
Launch RRP: £6,800
Capacity: 847 cc (average)
Power: 113 bhp, 84 kW (high)
Red Line: 11,200 rpm (high)
Top Speed: 140 mph, 225 km/h (high)
Fuel Consumption / Gas Mileage: 45 mpg, 6.3 l/100km, 15.9 km/l (average)
Range: 140 miles, 225 km (average)
Fuel Capacity: 14.0 litres, 3.7 US gallons (average)
Seat Height: 815 mm, 32.1 inches (average)
Wet Weight: 188 kg, 415 pounds (average)
Dry Weight: 171 kg, 377 pounds
Power to Weight: 0.601 bhp/kg, 0.448 kW/kg
Road Tax (VED): £96 / Year (very high)
Model History & Updates
2016: The MT-09 series inherits the MT-09 Tracer 3-level traction control system and "Night Fluro" colour scheme (black with vibrant yellow wheels). Lava Red becomes an option.
Review In A Few
- Real world speed
- Amazing engine
- Great handling
- Superb value
- Wind buffeting at very high speeds
- Slightly snatchy throttle
- Rear suspension
- Tank range
- Hard seat
Up And Down The Range
- Yamaha NIKEN
- Yamaha MT-09 SP
- Yamaha MT-09 Street Rally
- Yamaha MT-09 Sport Tracker
- Yamaha Tracer 900
- Yamaha Tracer 9
- Yamaha XSR900
Check out this video review from CagerOnTwoWheels.
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