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MT-10 Tourer Edition: Journey through the Darkness

2017 Yamaha MT-10 Tourer

The Dark Side of Japan

The Dark Side of Japan has inspired one of the most exciting new movements to be seen in the motorcycle world for many years. By giving today's riders a unique riding sensation that captures the fundamental spirit of motorcycling, Yamaha's innovative Hyper Naked models are reinvigorating the two-wheeled market. Born in 2013 with the first MT-09, the Dark Side of Japan is evolving year by year with a complete line up from the MT-125 to the pack leader MT-10, the distinctive dark, metropolitan style with aggressive look appeals to riders of all ages wherever they ride.  Now meet the new Yamaha MT-10 Tourer.

MT-10 Tourer Edition: Journey through the Darkness

Delivering a truly emotional riding sensation - together with characteristic torque and a dominant street presence - the flagship MT-10 has established Yamaha as one of the leading manufacturers in the large capacity naked class.

With its natural and relaxed ergonomics offering a variety of different riding positions, the MT-10 is a versatile roadster that is built to excel in a diverse range of conditions. Combined with its strong and linear torque output, agile handling and sophisticated electronic control technology, this 1000cc Hyper Naked is an ideal platform that has now evolved thanks to a dedicated package of accessories in the new MT-10 Tourer Edition.

Equipped with a special range of items that give enhanced comfort, increased functionality and improved practicality, the MT-10 Tourer Edition opens the Dark Side of Japan to an even wider audience. And a new journey through the darkness is about to begin.

Thrilling performance with all round versatility

The genuine touring-oriented equipment transforms the most exciting Hyper Naked into an even more versatile and functional motorcycle, capable of covering longer distances at high speeds.

With its ability to excel at everything from commuting through to sport riding, and weekend trips through to longer distance adventures, the MT-10 Tourer Edition combines thrilling performance and all-round versatility.

2017 Yamaha MT-10 Tourer

MT-10 Tourer Edition highlights

*           Special edition of the class-leading MT-10

*           Enhanced comfort and increased functionality

*           Thrilling Hyper Naked performance

*           The most versatile and exciting 1000cc naked bike  

*           Soft ABS side cases

*           High sport screen

*           Knuckle guards

*           Comfort design seat

*           GPS support

*           Optional TomTom Rider 410 satnav at special partnership price

2017 Yamaha MT-10 Tourer
2017 Yamaha MT-10 Tourer

MT-10 Tourer Edition - Added comfort and functionality

For 2017 the unstoppable influence of the Dark Side of Japan continues to grow with the arrival of the new MT-10 Tourer Edition. Its high screen and knuckle guards enable you to run longer and harder on every ride - while the design of the comfort seat delivers added exclusivity to this Hyper Naked class leader.

Soft ABS side cases bring increased functionality to this remarkable all rounder, and a GPS support is designed to accommodate various devices including the TomTom rider satnav that is available as an optional extra in the Tourer Edition package.

While all of the special parts and accessories featured on this new model are available to existing MT-10 owners, the fully equipped MT-10 Tourer Edition represents a significant saving when compared to buying the items separately. Furthermore, Yamaha and TomTom have come together to offer the TomTom Rider 410 for £169.99 only to MT-10 Tourer Edition customers, giving a saving of over £170 on the standard price.

With its range of touring accessories, this MT-10 Tourer Edition is designed for those riders who want a versatile and exhilarating 1000cc naked bike that delivers adrenaline-charged performance - together with added comfort, increased functionality and enhanced practicality for longer trips.

2017 Yamaha MT-10 Tourer
2017 Yamaha MT-10 Tourer

MT-10 Model Information

The MT-10 Tourer Edition shares all of its technical features with the MT-10, as detailed in the following sections.

MT-10 Engine

YZF-R1-based engine tuned for strong and linear torque

The MT-10 engine has been developed directly from the latest YZF-R1's 998cc in line 4-cylinder 'CP4' crossplane engine that is widely regarded as one of most advanced and exciting designs in its class.

To best suit the requirements of the Hyper Naked class, the engine features a number of significant technical changes that are designed to deliver stronger low to mid speed torque, including specially designed intake, exhaust and fuelling systems, as well as an optimized crank balance. A number of model-specific settings have also been adopted in order to enhance the direct and connected feeling between the throttle and the rear wheel that is associated with the crossplane design.

Yamaha D-MODE, YCC-T Yamaha Chip Controlled Throttle

Yamaha D-MODE offers the rider a choice of three engine running modes that are designed to suit different riding situations and conditions. The key to its operation is the sophisticated electronic package in the YCC-T that can instantaneously alter the engine character by adjusting throttle opening, ignition timing and fuel injection volume.

Traction Control System (TCS) & Quick Shifter System (QSS)

The Traction Control System enables the MT-10 rider to maintain traction on varying surfaces, making the Tourer Edition ideally suited to longer trips.

The TCS works by monitoring any slippage in the rear tyre, and when this is detected the YCC-T automatically controls throttle opening, ignition timing and fuel injection volume to restore rear wheel traction for increased control.

The MT-10 also benefits from a Quick Shifter System (QSS) that enables the rider to perform full throttle clutchless upshifts, giving remarkable standing start and roll-on acceleration.

Assist and Slipper (A&S) clutch

The MT-10's advanced A&S clutch is similar to that used on the new generation YZF-R1, and its compact and sophisticated design offers a number of advantages to the rider when accelerating and decelerating. Together with the enhanced comfort and functionality provided by the Tourer Edition package, the smooth and light A&S clutch makes this Hyper Naked model the perfect choice for those riders who experience heavy traffic on their daily commute to work.

Cruise control

The MT-10 Tourer Edition has been developed for riders who are looking for a high performance Hyper Naked that is equipped for longer trips. Cruise control is fitted as standard on the MT-10 and can be activated in 4th, 5th and 6th gears between 30mph and 110mph.

MT-10 Colours

Tech Black
Race Blu
Night Fluo

Availability:  March 2017

2017 Yamaha MT-10 Tourer
2017 Yamaha MT-10 Tourer
2017 Yamaha MT-10 Tourer
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