Yamaha MT 07 Price, Specs, Features, Launch In India
Yamaha MT 07 is a middleweight naked bike from the Yamaha MT series. For those who don’t know, MT means Master of torque. Currently, MT 07 is only available in selected countries for sale.
Key Features Of Yamaha MT 07
- Parallel Twin-Cylinder Motor
- Good Power Output
- Sleek Design
- Competitive Price Tag
- Standard ABS
Pros And Cons
- Powerful Engine
- Rear Adjustable Suspension
- Sleek Design
- Outdated design
- No LED Headlamps Like The MT 09 and MT 10
- Not Launched In India
Yamaha MT 07 Specification
|Model Name||Yamaha MT 07|
Expected Price in India Rs 6.8 Lakhs INR
|Colors||ICE Fluo |
Matte Raven Black
|Launch in India||2020 Expected|
No official confirmation
Engine and Components
|Engine||689cc Twin Cylinder, Liquid Cooled, Fuel Injected, DOHC Engine|
|Bore* Stroke||80.0mm x 68.6mm|
|Valve Train||DOHC 8 valves|
|Fuel Delivery||Fuel Injection System|
|Cooling||Liquid Cooling System|
|Transmission||6 Speed Transmission|
|Clutch||Wet plate multidisc clutch|
Performance And Top Speed
|Maximum Power||73.8 BHP at 9,000 RPM|
|Peak Torque||68 NM at 6,500 RPM|
|Mileage||23 KMPL* Approx|
|Top Speed||225 KMPH Approx*|
Chassis And Suspension
|Chassis||Diamond Frame Chassis|
|Front Suspension||41mm Telescopic Front Forks|
|Rear Suspension||Mono-Shock Adjustable Rebound and Damping|
|Front-wheel Travel||5.1 Inches|
|Rear Wheel Travel||5.1 Inches|
Brakes And Wheels
|Front Brakes||282 mm hydraulic dual-disc front brakes|
|Rear Brakes||245 mm hydraulic single disc rear brake|
|Front Wheel Size||17|
|Rear Wheel Size||17|
|Front Tyre Size||120/70 ZR 17M/C(58W)|
|Rear Tyre Size||180/55 ZR 17M/C(73W)|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||14 Liters|
|Kerb Weight||179 KG|
|Seat Height||805 mm|
|Ground Clearance||140 mm|
|Overall Length||2085 mm|
|Overall Width||745 mm|
|Overall height||1090 mm|
|Oil Tank Capacity||3 Liters|
|Tail Lamps||LED Taillights|
|Turn Indicators||Bulb Type|
Good Things About MT 07
The handling of the bike is good, its light and agile.
The engine has great low-end torque and has a punchy performance.
Reliable and Long-lasting engine
Downsides Of MT 07
The Yamaha MT 07 doesn’t get the all-LED stylish Headlamps like its sibling MT 09 and MT 10. The bike is available in selected countries only.
According to some owners, the suspension setup is on the stiffer side and also the seat is not that comfortable.
The fuel tank capacity is on the lower side which could be a niggle if you are planning to tour on this.
The MT 07 can claim a top speed of more than 220 KMPH.
The Yamaha MT 07 could be launched In 2020 in India.
The Expected price of Yamaha MT 07 in India is 6.8 Lakhs INR.
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Quick Overview Of Yamaha MT 07
Yamaha MT 07 is a twin-cylinder Naked motorcycle from the Japanese manufacturers. MT 07 is currently available in selected countries and has not been launched in India.
The bike is powered by a 689cc Parallel-twin, fuel-injected, DOHC Engine. The engine is liquid-cooled and uses a fuel injection system for fuel delivery. The motor is capable of churning out 73.8 BHP of maximum power and 68 Nm of peak torque at 6,500 RPM
The torque is available early in the powerband, which means you will not have to play frequently with the gearbox in traffic conditions. Coming to the performance the MT 07 can claim a top speed of more than 225 KMPH.
The braking duties are taken care of by a 282mm dual hydraulic disc setup at the front and a 240 mm single hydraulic disc brakes at the rear. Now the MT 07 comes with dual-channel ABS as standard.
The suspension duties are taken care of by a 41mm telescopic front forks and a mono-shock at the rear. The real suspension allows adjustable preload and rebounds damping. The front, as well as the rear suspension, allow the wheel travel of 5.2 inches.
The MT 07 has a seat height of 805 MM and weighs 179 kg in road-ready condition. It has a 14 Liters fuel tank. The ground clearance of the bike is 140 mm and the wheelbase is 1400mm.
Yamaha MT 07 Competitors.
- Kawasaki Z650
- Benelli TNT 600 i
There are not many options available in the middleweight naked twin-cylinder segment. so. the main competitors of MT 07 are Kawasaki Z650 and Benelli 600.
Kawasaki Z650 is available in India right now for sale. Z650 is powered by a 648cc parallel-twin engine but, the power output is much lesser than the MT 07. Also, the price of Kawasaki Z 605 is much lesser than the MT 07. It is priced at Rs 5.7 Lakhs in India.
Next, we have the Benelli TNT 600, it is powered by an inline four-cylinder engine. TNT 600 I produce a little more power than the MT 07. It is also the cheapest inline four-cylinder motorcycle in India.
Yamaha MT 07 is a great daily use middleweight motorcycle. The bike has an ample amount of power to cruise through the city traffic. It is lightweight and easy to handle. The suspension setup could have been a little softer. The response of the chassis is good and is nimble.
The USP of this bike is its price tag which makes it a more favorable option than the Kawasaki Z650. The MT 07 is powerful and handles well the low-end torque and the punchy performance makes it an engaging ride.
However, as reported by some owner the problem of corrosion set up on the frame and swingarm is a downside. Also, the fit and finish of the bike are not as good as the other Yamaha bikes.
Finally, MT 07 is a great no-nonsense bike that offers good performance and has a long-lasting reliable engine.
Let’s see how much time it takes Yamaha to launch this bike in India.
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