Three of the best from Yamaha!
Once again Yamaha has scooped up awards in three classes in the prestigious annual MCN awards announced today. The MT-10, new this May, has been massively popular and was announced the winner of the MCN Naked Unlimited class for 2016. The MT-07, a middleweight all-round naked machine that has proved popular and versatile this year, has also won the title for MCN Naked Middleweight. Having been voted MCN Bike of the Year in 2014 following its launch, we wonder what 2017 has in store for this bike. Finally, the All-Rounder title has been scooped by the Tracer 900 for the second year running.
MCN said about the award winning machines:
MT-10: “Yamaha have created something very special with the MT-10, and it’s a worthy winner.”
MT-07: “Fun, funky and fabulous value, the MT-07 is a naked hero.”
Tracer 900: “Yamaha has created a comfortable, fun and characterful bike for almost every situation.”
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Yamaha have joined other manufacturers today in updating their model range at Intermot, as well as releasing a new model to the UK market.
New MT-10 SP
Yamaha’s MT-10 has received an upgrade at Intermot, incorporating features from the YZF-R1M to create the new SP. Featuring Öhlins Electronic Racing Suspension (ERS), Thin Film Transistor (TFT) instrumentation and a paintjob unique to the SP, a striking silver/blue/carbon, it’s a strong contender for the most-wanted super-naked of 2017.
The MT-09 was introduced in 2013 and was a massive hit – 2017’s update is more than just cosmetic. While the headlights mirror those of the popular MT-10, the updated rear end also sets the newer model apart. The floating rear hugger adds a distinctive look, in addition to new running lights in the sharp new headlight unit.
Yamaha’s Assist & Slip (A&S) clutch and Quick Shift System (QSS) are also fitted on the new MT-09 as standard.
Based heavily on the XV950, the SCR950 was released across the pond earlier this year, and Intermot sees it coming to the UK market too. Scrambler-inspired, with wide handlebars, spoked aluminium rims and a colour scheme reminiscent of the sports trackers of the 1980s, it’s a gorgeous new addition to the Yamaha stable. This V-twin also features a belt-drive, borrowed from the larger cruiser-style XV. Available in red and black, keep an eye out for it at Fowlers in 2017!