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 ÷hlins 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 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. Equipped with ÷hlins 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.

÷hlins 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 the 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 ÷hlins 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 Blu Carbon colour scheme
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.

New MT-10 SP Key Features
÷hlins 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

Silver Blu Carbon

February 2017

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