Apart from the new colour option, Yamaha hasn’t made any changes on the 2019 MT-09 and it retains all the technologies from the earlier model
Yamaha officially launched 2019 MY of MT-09 at Rs. 10.55 lakh (Ex-Showroom) and the company has opened bookings across Yamaha Superbike dealerships in India. 2019 MY of MT-09 is priced at a premium of Rs. 16,000 compared to the earlier model, which was introduced in November 2017. The mechanicals of the new model is exactly similar to its predecessor.
2019 Yamaha MT-09 comes in a new Night Fluo colour option, which is a combination of white and black colour with red wheels, which gives a sporty look for the naked performance bike. The headlamp and tank shrouds are finished in white colour. The MT-09 is also available in Yamaha Blu and Tech Black.
The current design theme of MT-09 was introduced in 2017 as the front get dual LED headlamps and the design gives it an aggressive stance. The front fender design is simple while the MT-09 comes with single piece handlebar and the front forks are finished in black colour. The fuel tank gets a muscular design and the capacity is 14 litres.
The instrument cluster is fully digital with a white colour for the display and it is loaded with lots of information for the rider. The company has given LED tail lamps at the rear and the number plate holder is placed on the swingarm, which gives it a unique look. 2019 MT-09 retains the same engine from the earlier model.
The 847 cc 3-cylinder, liquid cooled, DOHC, 4-valves engine produces 115 PS of power at 10,000 rpm and 87.5 Nm of torque at 8,500 rpm. This engine is mated to a 6-speed gearbox and it comes with a new quick shift system. The MT-09 also gets A&S clutch system, which increases chassis stability while downshifting.
Yamaha also offers 3-position D-mode, which will change the characteristics of the engine. The MT-09 gets 298 mm dual disc at the front and 245 mm single disc at the rear, which comes with dual channel ABS and traction control system. The suspension duties are handled by adjustable upside down forks at the front and mono suspension at the rear.