Yamaha has launched the MT-09 bike in India. The newly launched bike sits in between MT-10 and MT-07. Before MT-09, the company has already launched the Yamaha MT-15 in Nepal. There is a mild cosmetic update in the bike and rest of the features remains the same. The front end of the bike is inspired from its elder sibling MT-10. The 2019 model MT-09 has a unique design language and aggressive fuel tank to complement the sporty look of the bike.
Yamaha MT-09 Overview
The new model bike comes with a LED headlamp unit and an upgraded seat to offer an upright riding position. MT means “Masters of Torque”, MT-09 has a massive torque, which is the main reason people buy it. The all-new MT-09 has a price tag of Rs 10.5 lakhs in India. The Yamaha bike is not yet launched in Nepal, but still, we can guess that the price of MT-09 in Nepal could go well over RS 20 lakhs. This is just an estimation based on the price of the bike in India. For the exact price in Nepal, we will have to wait until the bike is officially launched in Nepal.
Engine and Performance
The Yamaha MT-09 is equipped with a Torque-rich, compliant CP3 Engine, 3-cylinder crossplane, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 4 Valve, 847cc engine that churns out a maximum power of 113BHP @10,000 rpm and a massive torque of 87.5 Nm@ 8500RPM. The liquid-cooled engine is mated to a six-speed transmission box and has a Quick Shift System. The bike is one of its kind to have an A&S clutch, quick shift and 3 riding modes.
Design and features
Talking about the design and features of the bike, the Yamaha Mt-09 is shaped in a diamond frame and comes with a twin-eye headlight assembly. The hyper naked bike has a digital instrument cluster which includes a speedometer and an odometer.
The ideal positioning of the foot reset and the seat helps to create an excellent sense of connection between the rider and the bike. Seats are comfortable for long journeys and are wider. ABS and fully adjustable suspension provide maximum safety to the rider and the passenger.
The additional features include a slipper clutch, quick shifter, and a fully digital instrument cluster. The bike also has a touring mode, which increases the distance covered with a single refill. The bike also has a Swingarm mounted license plate and ground clearance of 135mm is also an excellent feature.
Talking about the dimension of the all-new MT-09, it has an overall dimension of 2,075 mm* 815 mm * 1,120 mm. It has a seat height of 820 mm and has a wheelbase of 1,440 mm. The bike has a kerb weight of 193 KG including full oil and fuel tank.
Braking and Safety
As far as safety measures are concerned, the Yamaha Company has not left any stones unturned to ensure the safety of its buyers. The Yamaha MT-09 is equipped with a 298mm disc brakes at the front and a 245 mm disc brakes at the rear end.
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The dual-channel ABS braking system ensures the maximum safety of the rider and the passenger. Suspension duties of the bike are handled by a fully adjustable fork at the front and an adjustable monoshock at the rear.
The Yamaha MT-09 has a fuel tank capacity of 14liters and delivers a decent mileage 26kmpl on the highways, which is good for its kind. However, the fuel efficiency of the bike depends upon the road surfaces. In traffic condition, the bike delivers a mileage of 23kmpl.
- Torque-rich, compliant CP3 Engine
- Quick Shift System / A&S clutch
- Electronic control technology
- Swingarm mounted license plate holder
- Aggressive LED double headlights
- Fully adjustable forks
- Dynamic styling
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Specifications of Yamaha MT-09:
Engine type: 3-cylinder, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 4-valves
Displacement: 847 cc
Bore & Stroke: 78.0 mm x 59.1 mm
Compression ratio: 11.5: 1
Maximum power: 84.6 kW (115PS) @ 10,000 rpm
Maximum torque: 87.5 Nm (8.9 kg-m) @ 8,500 rpm
Lubrication system: Wet sump
Clutch Type: Wet, Multiple Disc
Ignition system: TCI
Starter system: Electric
Transmission system: Constant Mesh, 6-speed
Final transmission: Chain
Fuel consumption: 5.5l/100km
Minimum ground clearance: 135 mm
Wet weight (including full oil and fuel tank): 193 kg
Fuel tank capacity: 14 L
Front suspension system: Telescopic forks
Rear suspension system: Swingarm, (Link type suspension)
Front brake: Hydraulic dual disc, Ø298 mm
Rear brake: Hydraulic single disc, Ø245 mm
Yamaha MT-09 Price in Nepal & Availability
Aggressive design, excellent features, and a nice ground clearance makes it a dream bike for every bike lover. MT-09 will bang its head against the likes of Kawasaki Z900, Suzuki GSX-750, Triumph Street Triple and Ducati Monster 821 in the Nepali market. The 2019 Yamaha MT-09 will come in three beautiful color options — Yamaha Blu, Night Flou and Tech Black.