We are expecting Yamaha MT07 India launch soon to be sooner
Yamaha Motors India has been doing really great in the Indian market in the 150cc segment and their bikes have been selling like hot cake. But that is about it. Call it the competition posed by other motorcycle manufacturers or Yahama’s careless attitude towards the superbike market, its share over the Superbike market has fallen drastically. But all that might change now as one of our active blog followers have spotted the Yamaha MT07 inside the Yamaha India Plant.
Yamaha MT07 or FZ 07 as it is known in the North American markets uses a 689cc DOCH, Liquid cooled, twin cylinder motor which has been developed using the ‘Crossplane Philosophy’ which has also been incorporated in the Yamaha R1. With an uneven firing interval, the 270-degree crank provides brilliant acceleration and torque. The MT07/FZ 07 is a little nimble little bike which produces 74.8PS @ 9000rpm and 68Nm of torque @ 6500rpm and at 179 kg wet this gives the bike a class leading power to weight ratio.
The bike will mainly compete against the likes of Kawasaki Ninja 650 and Benelli TNT 600 and Honda’s upcoming CBR 600F and from what we have heard this nifty bike is one hell of a mad machine which follows the track of the legendary Yamaha RD series bikes.
If Yamaha India could price this bike somewhere around the price range of the Ninja 650 they would have a winner in their kitty for sure. Our sources tell that Yamaha MT07 will be launch very soon and we are expecting this soon to be sooner. Keeping our fingers crossed we are waiting eagerly for Yamaha to get this little monster to the Indian shores soon.
Below are the specs of the MT 07
Overall LWH(in mm)- 2,085 x 745 x 1090
Seat height – 805 mm
Wheel base – 1,400 mm
Ground clearance – 140 mm
Wet weight – 179 kg / ABS 182 kg
Fuel tank capacity – 14 L