Yamaha MotoGP riders Jorge Lorenzo and Ben Spies tested new engine specifications for their YZR-M1 prototypes on the first day of testing at Malaysia’s Sepang circuit. Wet conditions limited track time in the afternoon but Yamaha was able to get some data on the engine in the morning. Yamaha also worked on finding a solution […]
EICMA 2013: 2014 Yamaha MT-07 First Impressions – Video
Fun, affordable, and exciting transportation are what many motorcyclists care about. Sportbikes are great and all, but if we’re honest, they’re a bit impractical. So when Yamaha introduced the MT-07 at EICMA this year, we took notice.
The baby brother of the three-cylinder FZ-09 (called the MT-09 abroad), the MT-07 shares many of the design cues of the 09, but utilizes an all-new, 689cc parallel-Twin, claimed to make about 75 hp. Aimed to an as-yet-undisclosed, but affordable price point, suspension and braking components are relatively bland. That said, the fun (and practical!) quotient of the MT-07 still promises to be quite high.
Check out what Editor in Chief Kevin Duke thinks about the new Yamaha MT-07 in the video below.
Get the Flash Player to see this player.