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Yamaha reveals MT-07 with a new engine & cosmetic changes

Written by Nizam Shaikh

Yamaha has unveiled the 2021 MT-07 ABS sports naked motorcycle in the Japanese market. The bike comes with a price tag of JPY 814,000 MSRP and scheduled to go on sale from 28th July 2021 in the Japanese market. The Yamaha MT-07 features the Master of Torque twin-cylinder engine, aggressive bodywork, new colour options and advanced electronic features.

Yamaha MT-07 ABS – Engine Specifications

Powering the Yamaha MT-07 is a CP2-series, parallel twin-cylinder engine with Yamaha’s Crossplane Concept. The 688cc engine features a 270-degree crank angle and liquid cooling. This helps the electronically fuel-injected motor produce 73 PS of power and 67 Nm of torque. The engine comes with a 6-speed gearbox which comes with different cut angles for the dog gears. The brand claims that this improves the gearshift feel and enables the rider to slot in the gears smoothly.

Yamaha MT-07 ABS – Mechanical Specification 

The Yamaha MT-07 ABS comes with a diamond frame chassis that rides on a 41mm diameter conventional telescopic suspension on the front and a monoshock on the swingarm on the rear. Stopping power comes from 298mm diameter twin front discs and a single 245mm diameter disc on the rear, equipped with ABS technology for safety. 

Yamaha MT-07 ABS – Design Highlights

The motorcycle features a sinister look from the front, thanks to the new three-part headlight setup. The bike gets a chiselled fuel tank, wide handlebar and step-up taillamp. The Yamaha MT-07 ABS also gets aeroducts incorporated with the tank shrouds and improves the motorcycle’s aerodynamic efficiency. The MT-07 also comes with 17-inch 10-spoke lightweight aluminium alloy wheels shod in new radial tyres. The bike comes in three colour options – Pastel dark grey, Deep Purplish Blue Metallic and Matte Dark Gray Metallic. 

Yamaha MT-07 ABS – Top Features

The Yamaha MT-07 ABS comes with features such as all-LED lighting and an aluminium taper handlebar. The motorcycle also gets a new instruments cluster with a negative display that displays a plethora of information. 

Currently, Yamaha does not plan to introduce the MT-07 ABS in the Indian market. 

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