2015 Yamaha MT-07 unveiled in Shell Advance Malaysian MotoGP – RM42k basic CBU

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Hong Leong Yamaha Malaysia introduces the awaited Yamaha MT-07 at Shell Advance Malaysian MotoGP with the special appearance of Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi. The Yamaha MT-07 will be priced for RM42k (basic) for the CBU version. CKD version will soon follow on mid 2015 and the price is expected to be cheaper.

Yamaha MT-07 is tagged as the ‘Rise Up Your Darkness’ to show that this bike is different than the rest of the competitor. It is one of the ‘Dark’ family that include the MT-09 and MT-125. The Yamaha MT-07 is equipped with parallel twin 689cc engine , producing 74.8PS, 68Nm@6,500 RPM. It weighs at 179kg wet weight (Dry weight 164kg).  

A good bike with a good price for the 700cc category. Competitors in the category are Kawasaki ER6 at RM36k and the CB650F at RM39,999.

Engine

Engine type 2-cylinder, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, 4-valves
Displacement 689 cm³
Bore x stroke 80.0 mm x 68.6 mm
Compression ratio 11.5 : 1
Maximum power 55.0 kW (74.8PS) @ 9,000 rpm
Limited power version 35.0 kW
Maximum torque 68.0 Nm (6.9 kg-m) @ 6,500 rpm
Lubrication system Wet sump
Clutch type Wet, Multiple Disc
Fuel system Fuel Injection
Ignition system TCI
Starter system Electric
Transmission system Constant Mesh, 6-speed
Final transmission Chain

Chassis

Frame Diamond
Front suspension system Telescopic forks
Front travel 130 mm
Caster angle 24º 50
Trail 90 mm
Rear suspension system Swingarm, (Link type suspension)
Rear travel 130 mm
Front brake Hydraulic dual disc, Ø 282 mm
Rear brake Hydraulic single disc, Ø 245 mm
Front tyre 120/70 ZR 17M/C(58W) (Tubeless)
Rear tyre 180/55 ZR 17M/C(73W) (Tubeless)

Dimensions

Overall length 2,085 mm
Overall width 745 mm
Overall height 1,090 mm
Seat height 805 mm
Wheel base 1,400 mm
Minimum ground clearance 140 mm
Wet weight (including full oil and fuel tank) 179 kg / ABS 182 kg
Fuel tank capacity 14 L
Oil tank capacity 3.0 L

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