With the growing demand for sports bikes, bike manufacturers around the globe have started launching their performance oriented motorcycles in the country. Recently, DSK-Benelli has introduced five new bikes in the country. Moreover, Ducati re-enters into the country with its range of bikes. Interestingly, Yamaha has imported MT-07 for R&D testing and evaluation purpose in India. This will only bring more excitement for the Indian motorcycle enthusiasts.
The company currently sells the V-MAX, the FZ-1 and the R1 as the performance offerings in the country. The MT-07 could be introduced to rival against the middle-weight players in the segment. The Yamaha MT-07 is powered by a 689cc in-line twin engine that churns out a maximum power output of 74bhp at 9000rpm and a peak torque of 68Nm at 6500rpm. This engine is coupled to a six-speed constant mesh gearbox.
Based on a tubular backbone frame, the MT-07 weighs just 179 kilos. The suspension system comprises of telescopic forks up-front and a link-type mono shock at the rear. This naked bike can hit a top speed of 190kmph.