What do you think of this all new Yamaha 3 cyclinders bike?
Yamaha has previously created the MT-01(V-Twin), MT-03(Single Cyclinder). This is the first for a 3 cyclinders motor.
When we set out to develop the MT-09 our goal was to create a new kind of sport bike with three key elements that would set it apart from other models.
First of all we wanted a new kind of engine developing strong and exciting torque. The chassis had to be compact and slim. And this next generation sport bike would need a unique character that would make every ride special.
With its 850cc 3-cylinder engine, the new MT-09 produces remarkable levels of linear torque that redefine sport riding. The lightweight aluminium chassis is agile and easy to handle. And the naked bodywork with wide handlebars and flat seat gives confidence and control.
(Credits from Yamaha Motor EU)
Engine type 3-Cylinder, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, 4-valves
Displacement 847 cm³
Bore x 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
Carburettor Fuel Injection
Clutch Type Wet, Multiple Disc
Ignition system TCI
Starter system Electric
Transmission system Constant Mesh, 6-speed
Final transmission Chain
Front suspension system Telescopic forks
Front travel 137 mm
Caster Angle 25º
Trail 103 mm
Rear suspension system Swingarm, (Link type suspension)
Rear Travel 130 mm
Front brake Hydraulic dual disc, Ø 298 mm
Rear brake Hydraulic single disc, Ø 245 mm
Front tyre 120/70ZR17M/C (58W) (Tubeless)
Rear tyre 180/55ZR17M/C (73W) (Tubeless)
Overall length 2,075 mm
Overall width 815 mm
Overall height 1,135 mm
Seat height 815 mm
Wheel base 1,440 mm
Minimum ground clearance 135 mm
Wet weight (including full oil and
188 kg / ABS 191 kg
Fuel tank capacity 14 L
Oil tank capacity 3.4 L