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    Yamaha MT-10 (2016 onwards)

    Yamaha MT-10
    Notable Features
  • Built-in cruise control
  • The Yamaha MT-10 (called FZ-10 in North America until 2017) is an MT series naked bike manufactured by Yamaha Motor Company since 2016.

    It was introduced at the 2015 EICMA in Milan, Italy. It is the flagship member of the MT range from Yamaha.

    The cross-plane engine is based on the 2015 YZF-R1 but re-tuned to focus on low to mid-range torque. It features a number of significant technical changes including newly designed intake, exhaust and fuelling systems.

    It produces a claimed 118 kW (158.2 hp; 160.4 PS) @ 11,500 rpm and 111 N⋅m (82 lbf⋅ft) @ 9,000 rpm.

    The bike with non-functional V-Max-like air scoops replaces the fourteen-year-old FZ1 as the flagship bike in Yamaha’s sport naked range. In October 2016, Yamaha released the MT-10 SP, which includes some upgrades such as Öhlins electronic racing suspension derived from the YZF-R1M, full-colour TFT LCD instrument panel, and an exclusive colour scheme.

    For 2018, the bike is now designated MT-10 in all markets.

    Model Information

    Production Year

    2016–present
    Class
    Naked
    Year discontinued
    New Price
    £9,999
    Used Price
    £7,300 to £8,300
    Colour Schemes
  • Night Fluo
  • Tech Black
  • Race Blu
  • Ice Fluo
  • Manufacturer​ Information

    Manufacturer

    Yamaha
    User Manual
    Service Manual

    Motorcycle Specification

    Engine size

    998cc
    Engine type
    Liquid-cooled, 16v, inline four-cylinder
    Fuel capacity
    17 litres
    Seat height
    825mm
    Bike weight
    210kg
    Front suspension
    43mm, fully-adjustable KYB forks
    Rear suspension
    Single rear KYB, fully-adjustable
    Front brake
    2 x 320mm discs with four-piston radial calipers.
    Rear brake
    220mm single disc with single-piston caliper.
    Front tyre size
    120/70 x 17
    Rear tyre size
    180/55 x 17

    Motorcycle Performance

    Max power

    158 bhp
    Max torque
    82 ft-lb
    Top speed
    160 mph
    1/4-mile acceleration
    Average fuel consumption
    42 mpg
    Tank Range
    160 miles

    Additional Costs

    Service Costs
    £150
    Road Tax
    £91

    Manufacturer​ Information

    Manufacturer

    Yamaha

    Motorcycle History

    Model History

    2016: Model introduced

    Variations

    None

    Pros and Cons of the Motorcycle

  • Fun and Nimble
  • Powerful and flexible motor
  • Superb handling and braking
  • Engaging crossplane-crank character
  • Styling divides opinion
  • Some rivals are less expensive
  • Strong neck muscles required
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