2019 Yamaha MT-09 Launched In India

Modified On Feb 20, 2019 04:51 PM By Team Bikedekho for Yamaha MT 09 (2016-2020)

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The naked street fighter gets mild updates and is Rs 16,000 more expensive than the previous model

2019 MT-09 launched in India at Rs 10.55 lakh

  • The 2019 model gets a new paint scheme.
  • Has a price tag of Rs 10.55 lakh (ex-showroom).
  • It remains mechanically untouched.  

Yamaha has launched the updated MT-09 at Rs 10.55 lakh (ex-showroom). The 2019 model is Rs 16,000 more expensive than its predecessor, which had a sticker price of  Rs 10.39 lakh. This is just an update, mind you, so don't expect any major mechanical changes. There’s a new white paint option available along with the existing blue and black paint schemes.

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2018 Yamaha MT-09

Mechanically, the MT-09 remains the same as the previous model. It is powered by a three-cylinder, four-stroke motor producing 115PS power and 87.5Nm of torque at 8,500rpm. The 847cc engine is mated to a six-speed transmission. The MT-09 is equipped with upside down forks at the front with 41mm of travel and a swingarm monoshock setup at the rear. Stopping power comes from twin 298mm discs up front and a 245mm disc at the rear. In terms of features, the MT-09 is one of the most loaded mid-capacity streetfighters out there. It gets a slipper clutch, ride-by-wire, quick shifter, LED headlamps and a fully digital instrument cluster.

2018 Yamaha MT-09

The MT-09 goes head to head with the Triumph Street Triple S, the Kawasaki Z900 and the Suzuki GSX-S750. While the Street Triple S retails at Rs 9.19 lakh, the Kawasaki Z900 and the Suzuki GSX-S750 costs Rs 7.68 lakh and Rs 7.45 lakh, respectively. 

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