For 2017 Yamaha are transferring the most advanced YZF-R1M supersport technology across to the Hyper Naked segment.

For our 2016 Yamaha MT-10 test see: 2016 Yamaha MT-10 Review

2017 Yamaha MT-10 SP, Silver Blu Carbon

2017 Yamaha MT-10 SP, Silver Blu Carbon

2017 Yamaha MT-10 SP

Featuring Öhlins Electronic Racing Suspension (ERS), Thin Film Transistor (TFT) instrumentation and dedicated colouring, the new MT-10 SP represents the ultimate expression of power, control and aggression.

Following hot on the heels of the widely acclaimed MT-10 that has recently arrived in dealers’ showrooms, Yamaha can announce the imminent arrival of the new MT-10 SP, the most sophisticated model in the 2017 Hyper Naked range.

2017 Yamaha MT-10 SP, Silver Blu Carbon, Öhlins Electronic Racing Suspension (ERS)

2017 Yamaha MT-10 SP, Silver Blu Carbon, Öhlins Electronic Racing Suspension (ERS)

Equipped with Öhlins Electronic Racing Suspension (ERS), the new MT-10 SP brings YZF-R1M technology to this category, enabling Hyper Naked riders to experience the ultimate in chassis performance.

The MT-10 SP’s electronic suspension is controlled by a Suspension Control Unit (SCU), which analyses data from a series of sensors that monitor the riding conditions.

2017 Yamaha MT-10 SP, Silver Blu Carbon, Öhlins Electronic Racing Suspension (ERS)

2017 Yamaha MT-10 SP, Silver Blu Carbon, inspired by the YZF-R1M

The SCU calculates the optimal compression and rebound damping settings for the prevailing conditions, and the system’s stepping motors instantly make adjustments to achieve the optimal suspension set up.

By constantly monitoring conditions and adjusting the settings while the bike is moving, the exclusive Öhlins Electronic Racing Suspension (ERS) gives the MT-10 SP rider access to the most technologically advanced electronic suspension to be featured on a Hyper Naked.

2017 Yamaha MT-10 SP, Silver Blu Carbon

2017 Yamaha MT-10 SP, Silver Blu Carbon

This new flagship of the Hyper Naked segment is equipped with high tech Thin Film Transistor (TFT) instrumentation that enables the rider to view and digest a wide of range information.

This YZF-R1M type multi-function LCD meter gives a superior high definition display in full colour – and the rider can select dark or light backgrounds to suit daytime or nighttime riding.

2017 Yamaha MT-10 SP, Silver Blu Carbon

2017 Yamaha MT-10 SP, Silver Blu Carbon

To underline its exclusivity, the MT-10 SP is finished in a Silver Blu Carbon colour scheme that has been inspired by the limited edition YZF-R1M supersport.

Featuring blue wheels, a black front fender, gold coloured forks and silver bodywork, the MT-10 SP leaves no doubt that this is the ultimate Yamaha Hyper Naked.

2017 Yamaha MT-10 SP, Silver Blu Carbon

2017 Yamaha MT-10 SP, Silver Blu Carbon

New 2017 MT-10 SP features:

  • Öhlins Electronic Racing Suspension (ERS)
  • Full colour Thin Film Transistor (TFT) meter panel
  • Exclusive YZF-R1M inspired colour scheme
  • Quick Shift System (QSS)
  • Crossplane technology inline 4-cylinder engine
  • Electronic control technology including TCS and D-Mode
  • Assist & Slipper (A&S) clutch
  • Lightweight short-wheelbase aluminium Deltabox chassis
2017 Yamaha MT-10 SP, Silver Blu Carbon

2017 Yamaha MT-10 SP, Silver Blu Carbon

Colour: Silver Blu Carbon

Availability: February 2017

2017 Yamaha MT-10, Night Fluo

2017 Yamaha MT-10, Night Fluo. The standard MT-10 will also benefit from a quickshifter in 2017.

2017 Yamaha MT-10

With its high levels of power, torque and agility, the MT-10 immediately established itself as the definitive one-litre naked performance bike.

As well as offering extreme performance combined with an uncompromising attitude, its dynamic design has also reinforced the image of Yamaha’s successful Hyper Naked line.

2017 Yamaha MT-10, Night Fluo

2017 Yamaha MT-10, Night Fluo

For 2017 this radical YZF-R1-derived model sees a number of upgrades to its already high specification, making it an even more impressive multi role motorcycle.

For faster clutchless upshifting when accelerating hard, the MT-10 is equipped with a new Quick Shift System (QSS).

2017 Yamaha MT-10, QSS

2017 Yamaha MT-10, QSS

By momentarily cancelling drive torque when an upshift is detected, the QSS gives even more thrilling acceleration through the gearbox.

The 2017 model also features revised engine mapping that gives smoother throttle characteristics from low to high rpm for more balanced performance.

2017 Yamaha MT-10, Night Fluo

2017 Yamaha MT-10, Night Fluo

2017 MT-10 features

  • New Quick Shift System (QSS)
  • Revised engine mapping for enhanced throttle characteristics
  • Crossplane technology inline 4-cylinder engine
  • Electronic control technology including TCS and D-Mode
  • Assist & Slipper (A&S) clutch
  • Lightweight short-wheelbase aluminium Deltabox chassis
  • Fully adjustable front and rear suspension

2017-Yamaha-MT-10-static-Bike-Review-8Colours: Night Fluo, Race Blu, Tech Black

Availability: February 2017

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