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Fri, 14 Oct 2016

New MT-10 SP: Speed of Darkness

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

Ultimate Hyper Naked technology

Following hot on the heels of the widely acclaimed MT-10 that 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. 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.

Öhlins Electronic Racing Suspension (ERS)

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 riding conditions. 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.

Thin Film Transistor (TFT) instrumentation

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.

Silver Blue Carbon colour scheme

To underline its exclusivity, the MT-10 SP is finished in a Silver Blue 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.

New MT-10 SP Key Features

  • Öhlins Electronic Racing Suspension (ERS)

  • Full colour Thin Film Transistor (TFT) meter panel

  • Exclusive YZF-R1M inspired colour scheme

  • Quick Shift System (QSS)

  • CP4 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 

Click here to view the all new Yamaha MT-10SP