Yamaha MT-01

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Yamaha MT-01
Production 2005 - 2012
Class Naked
v2, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 97.0mm x 113.0mm
Compression ratio 8.4:1
Horsepower 88.11 HP (65.7 KW) @ 4750RPM
Torque 110.86 ft/lbs (150.3 Nm) @ 3750RPM
Ignition tci
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: wet, multiple-disc
Suspension Front: telescopic forks
Rear: swing arm (link suspension)
Brakes Front: double disc
Rear: single disc
Front Tire 120/70-zr17
Rear Tire 190/50-zr17
Wheelbase 60.04 inches (1525 mm)
Length 86.02 inches (2185 mm)
Width 31.5 inches (800 mm)
Height 43.5 inches (1105 mm)
Seat Height 32.48 inches (825 mm)
Weight 542.34 pounds (246.0 Kg) (dry), 265.0 kg (wet)
Oil Capacity 1.32 Gallon (5.00 Liters)
Oil Filter K&N KN-303[1]
Recommended Oil Yamalube 10w-40
Fuel Capacity 3.96 Gallon (15.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual

The Yamaha MT-01 was a v2, four-stroke Naked motorcycle produced by Yamaha between 2005 and 2012. Max torque was 110.86 ft/lbs (150.3 Nm) @ 3750 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 88.11 HP (65.7 KW) @ 4750 RPM.


The engine was a air cooled v2, four-stroke. A 97.0mm bore x 113.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 1670.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a overhead valves (ohv).


The bike has a 5-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the wet, multiple-disc.


It came with a 120/70-zr17 front tire and a 190/50-zr17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via double disc in the front and a single disc in the rear. The front suspension was a telescopic forks while the rear was equipped with a swing arm (link suspension). The MT-01 was fitted with a 3.96 Gallon (15.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 542.34 pounds (246.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 60.04 inches (1525 mm) long.

2005 Yamaha MT-01[edit]

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The 2004 MT-01 can be named the true brother of the amazing V-Max beast. Sharing its big-displacement engine but in a v-twin guise, the MT-01 is a bike in a class of its own, setting new standards for the power cruiser segment. With the peak torque already available at 3,750 rpm, there's no telling how mean this bike can become at the slightest twist of the throttle.

With the most advanced technologies used in the making of the MT-01, it's small wonder that the bike looks as good as it rides. Light, with a centralized mass and exceedingly nimble, this bike is the perfect fun machine for the experienced thrill-seeking rider.

2006 Yamaha MT-01[edit]

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The MT-01 is a bike in a class of its own, and if you thought the V-Max was a big-bore beast, think again: the MT-01 is powered by the engine of the Star Warrior, and packs 1670cc of air-cooled v-twin dementia. A true road-scorcher, this power cruiser delivers mind-boggling torque at 3,750, making passing others a breeze in almost any scenario.

The chassis is derived form that of the R1 and shares several technologies, especially in the suspension area. A beastly machine for highly-experienced riders, the 2005 MT-01 is definitely not a toy. And the 150Nm torque should be enough to make things clear as daylight.

2007 Yamaha MT-01[edit]

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The 2006 MT-01 is a bike which can easily strike fear in the hearts of the unaware riders only by speaking out its name. The 1670cc air-cooled lump which brings it to life the 2006 MT-01 produces a massive amount of torque at 3750 rpm, so you can imagine how much passing grunt you've got at your fingertips.

Precise fuel injection and an even more precise frame derived from Yamaha's superbikes provide the MT-01 with sharp steering and an excellent road stance. Extreme to the bone, the 2006 MT-01 is Yamaha's way to say that, when it comes to creating mind-blowing bikes, the sky is the limit. And you can tell the 2006 MT-01 by the front brake master integrated with the reservoir!

2008 Yamaha MT-01[edit]

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A sizzling hot mix of cruiser engine technology and naked, compact sport bike frame engineering, the 2008 MY Yamaha MT-01 carries on the torque sport revolution it started. With the almost silly 1670cc air-cooled v-twin delivering its peak torque at 3750 revs, it's easy to understand how much fun this bike is.

Compact and evil, the MT-01 comes with a high-tech controlled-fill cast aluminum frame and swingarm, while superbike-derived suspensions and Brembo brakes are the natural match for the O-ring chain conversion. If a truly intriguing, super-motorcycle is your fav road game, then the 2008 MY MT-01 is definitely one of the bikes of choice.

2009 Yamaha MT-01[edit]

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The MT-01 is the originator of the modern muscle bike movement, and set the "torque sports" category on fire. The 2009 MY MT-01 lives up to the huge heritage and brings refinements to a recipe which is as exhilarating as fearsome. In shorter words, this bike is the happy marriage of superbike-derived frame, suspensions and brakes with one of the most popular and potent v-twin cruiser engines in the line-up.

Basically, you get to ride a 1670cc v-twin-powered superbike with ultra-aggressive styling and stance. Exceptional torque right off idle and acceleration for effortless passing at any speed in any gear are just two of the features which will make you fall in love with this monster. Not intended for beginners or inexperienced riders.


In Media[edit]


  1. 2019 K&L Supply Co Catalog. K&L Supply Co. 2019.