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Nowadays, it seems like every manufacturer is in a rush to bundle on as much technology on a motorcycle as possible. Where did this come from? Surely us, the buying bikers, didn't actually ask for it.
It seems that motorbike makers are now headlning a bike's technology as the big selling points and no longer that it might be actually be a joy to ride. No manufacturer seems to be avoiding this flight to technology. That many companies cannot be wrong so one would have to assume that they have been looking at their sales reports and feedback and it is, in fact, these technologicaly advanced bikes that sell the most.
Of course, we can accept that new technology is essential to lower weight, increase normal performance and fall in line with emssions, etc, so we are really talking about technology that influences the riding of the bike fundamentally, as in,...
OMG! This new Yamaha MT-10, also known as the FZ-10 in the United States, absolute rocks!! Well, it does in this new livery idea in the dark grey and lime green. Wow.
Amazingly, it is less than 10 grand.. Umm, that will put a lot of noses out of joint.
I can imagine a lot of MT-07 / FZ-07 and MT-09 / FZ-09 riders moving up to this new litre bike.
It will obviously be a detuned R1 engined bike as opposed to a over-tunes 900cc form the 09 series.
The current specs are:
MT-10 at a glance
Max Power 158.2bhp @ 11,500rpmMax Torque 81.86ftlb @ 9000rpmSeat Height 825mmWeight 210kgCost £9999When can I get it? May 2016
Form an orderly queue now..
I wonder the competition is thinking?...