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When you think of the Hyper Naked lineup from Yamaha the first model that should come to mind is the good-looking three-cylinder MT-09.
When you think of the Hyper Naked lineup from Yamaha the first model that should come to mind is the good-looking three-cylinder MT-09. (Yamaha Motor Corp./)The 2020 Yamaha MT-09 is powered by a sweet 847cc, DOHC, liquid-cooled, inline three-cylinder engine that is tuned for the type of low-end power that makes a hooligan bike so much fun to ride.
The 2020 Yamaha MT-09 is powered by a sweet 847cc, DOHC, liquid-cooled, inline three-cylinder engine that is tuned for the type of low-end power that makes a hooligan bike so much fun to ride. (Yamaha Motor Corp./)The MT-09 engine utilizes Yamaha’s Crossplane Crankshaft Concept which produces a linear torque delivery that is the trademark of the Hyper Naked lineup.
The MT-09 engine utilizes Yamaha’s Crossplane Crankshaft Concept which produces a linear torque delivery that is the trademark of the Hyper Naked lineup. (Yamaha Motor Corp./)With its tapered aluminum handlebar, low seat height, relaxed footpeg placement, and narrow frame to fuel tank interface, the bike is comfortable to ride and the reach to the ground is easy for riders of all skill levels.
With its tapered aluminum handlebar, low seat height, relaxed footpeg placement, and narrow frame to fuel tank interface, the bike is comfortable to ride and the reach to the ground is easy for riders of all skill levels. (Yamaha Motor Corp./)With its 3.7-gallon fuel capacity and claimed 44 mpg fuel economy the 2020 Yamaha MT-09 should offer up to 160 miles of fuel range when you hit the road.
With its 3.7-gallon fuel capacity and claimed 44 mpg fuel economy the 2020 Yamaha MT-09 should offer up to 160 miles of fuel range when you hit the road. (Yamaha Motor Corp./)A small, compact LCD dash provides all the necessary info you will need on your daily commute or your weekend getaway. It offers a speedometer, gear position indicator, TCS display, fuel gauge, and multiple trip computer functions such as average and current fuel economy and D-Mode settings.
A small, compact LCD dash provides all the necessary info you will need on your daily commute or your weekend getaway. It offers a speedometer, gear position indicator, TCS display, fuel gauge, and multiple trip computer functions such as average and current fuel economy and D-Mode settings. (Yamaha Motor Corp./)All the controls and hardware used on the MT-09 are tough and durable components. The footpegs are positioned in such a way that the rider’s legs rest in a comfortable position for longer rides.
All the controls and hardware used on the MT-09 are tough and durable components. The footpegs are positioned in such a way that the rider’s legs rest in a comfortable position for longer rides. (Yamaha Motor Corp./)Although the MT-09 looks awesome and is comfortable to ride, the fact remains that the soul of this motorcycle is the three-cylinder engine. It helps the bike have a compact feel while offering plenty of big-bike performance.
Although the MT-09 looks awesome and is comfortable to ride, the fact remains that the soul of this motorcycle is the three-cylinder engine. It helps the bike have a compact feel while offering plenty of big-bike performance. (Yamaha Motor Corp./)The MT-09 features LED headlights that provide awesome illumination of the road ahead. The quad headlight housing also gives that identifiable look that Yamaha loves right now.
The MT-09 features LED headlights that provide awesome illumination of the road ahead. The quad headlight housing also gives that identifiable look that Yamaha loves right now. (Yamaha Motor Corp./)The combination of slim radiator shrouds and distinctive air scoops give the MT-09 a “mass-forward” appearance, which is further accentuated by the short tail section and swingarm-mounted fender.
The combination of slim radiator shrouds and distinctive air scoops give the MT-09 a “mass-forward” appearance, which is further accentuated by the short tail section and swingarm-mounted fender. (Yamaha Motor Corp./)The MT-09 is designed with an aggressive style that is combined with quality components including the large front brakes, adjustable suspension, and trick cast aluminum frame.
The MT-09 is designed with an aggressive style that is combined with quality components including the large front brakes, adjustable suspension, and trick cast aluminum frame. (Yamaha Motor Corp./)A fully adjustable 41mm inverted fork separates compression and rebound damping into different fork legs. It makes it simple to fine-tune for the perfect setup across all 5.4 inches of fork travel.
A fully adjustable 41mm inverted fork separates compression and rebound damping into different fork legs. It makes it simple to fine-tune for the perfect setup across all 5.4 inches of fork travel. (Yamaha Motor Corp./)Dual floating 298mm discs with radial-mount, four-piston calipers are equipped with standard antilock braking system.
Dual floating 298mm discs with radial-mount, four-piston calipers are equipped with standard antilock braking system. (Yamaha Motor Corp./)

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