With over 125,000 units sold, the MT-07 has been the number one bike in the Hyper Naked class since it was launched. With its torque-rich 690cc CP2 engine, compact and agile chassis and outstanding all-round versatility, it’s impossible not to love one of Yamaha’s top-selling models.
For 2022, the next-generation MT-07 gets distinctive new bodywork with twin winglet-type air intakes and a compact new LED headlight, which projects a futuristic Y-shaped face – the signature style for the latest Hyper Naked models. Plus the refined EU5-compliant engine gives you even more linear response with a gutsier exhaust note.
New wider aluminium taper handlebars make turning easier and create a more assertive riding position, while larger 298mm dual front discs deliver stronger braking. Moreover, the inverted LCD instruments, as well as black control levers and compact LED flashers, emphasise the bike’s top specifications and best-in-class value.
Being the runaway market leader tells you a lot about the MT-07. It’s been the best-selling Hyper Naked every year since its launch in 2014. But what you may not know is how the idea behind the MT concept came about.