What Do You Want To Know? 2022 Yamaha MT-10

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I’m currently in North Carolina for the launch of the updated 2022 Yamaha MT-10. What would you like to know about it?

Yamaha says that this comes from “The Dark Side of Japan“, blending “aggressive DNA” with reliability, technology, and accessibility.

Listening to Aaron Bast, Yamaha’s Senior Product Planner

It gets several features from the supersport R1 but provides them in a more comfortable package: fully-adjustable KYB suspension, six-axis IMU with full electronics suite, and the R1’s CP4 engine which has been tuned for torque between 4k-8k rpm.

The big changes from last year’s MT-10:
– MPG is up from 30 to 36
– new Brembo radial front master and Brembo rear master cylinder
– the air ducts are now functional and not just a styling element
– 90-degree valve stems
– electronic throttle (no cables)
– 6-axis IMU with a full electronics suite: traction control, slide control, lift control, cornering ABS, engine brake management, bi-directional quickshifter, 4.2″ TFT color display
– you can set a speed limiter. I asked why and it turns out this was requested by the European market because they suffer through tons of speed cameras.

A huge upgrade from last year’s small black and white display.

There will also be a MT-10SP, which comes with Ohlins electronic suspension, steel braided front brake lines, a 3-piece sub-cowl, and a special paint job.

Photo from Yamaha

MSRP on the MT-10 is $13,999, they’re available now at your local Yamaha dealership. The SP will be available soon at $16,899.

This year, the sidecover is functional.

As the SP’s aren’t available yet I’ll only have the chance to ride the regular MT-10 tomorrow. So, what would you like to know? Check out what Yamaha has to say about their newest bike on their site, then hit me with your questions in the comments and I’ll do my best to answer them in my upcoming review, which is embargoed until the 15th.

My cell phone photos aren’t great, but I don’t think this is a good looking bike anyway. Check out the Yamaha site for better images so you can make up your own mind!