Yamaha MT-03

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Yamaha MT-03
MT-03.jpg
Manufacturer Yamaha Motor Company
Parent company Yamaha Corporation
Production 2006–2014
2016–present
Class Standard

The Yamaha MT-03 is a single-cylinder, later twin-cylinder motorcycle produced by Yamaha Motor Company since 2006–2014, and 2016–present. It is available in Australia, Europe, India, Japan, North America and Thailand.

2006–2014[edit]

2006–2014
Yamaha MT-03.JPG
Engine 660 cc (40.3 cu in) liquid-cooled 4-stroke SOHC single-cylinder
Bore / stroke 100.0 mm × 84.0 mm (3.9 in × 3.3 in)
Compression ratio 10.0:1
Top speed 160 km/h (99 mph)
Power 34 kW (45 hp) @ 6,000 rpm.[1]
Torque 56 N·m (41 lb·ft) @ 5,250 rpm[1]
Transmission 5-speed, wet clutch, multiple-disc
Suspension Front: Telescopic fork
Rear: Swingarm (link type)
Brakes Front: Dual 298 mm hydraulic discs
Rear: Single 245 mm hydraulic disc
Tires Front: 120/70-17
Rear: 160/60-17
Rake, trail 26°, 97 mm (3.8 in)
Wheelbase 1,420 mm (56 in)
Dimensions L: 2,070 mm (81 in)
W: 860 mm (34 in)
H: 1,115 mm (43.9 in)
Seat height 805 mm (31.7 in)
Weight 175 kg (386 lb) (dry)
Fuel capacity 15 L (3.3 imp gal; 4.0 US gal)
Oil capacity 5 L (5.3 US qt)
Turning radius 2,225 mm (87.6 in)
Related Yamaha MT-01

The first version of the MT-03 was produced from 2006-2014. Its engine which provides high-torque and unmistakable sound has been taken from the XT660R.[2]

2016–present[edit]

2016–present
YAMAHA MT-03 at the Tokyo Motor Show 2015.jpg
Engine 321 cc (19.6 cu in) liquid-cooled 4-stroke 8-valve DOHC inline-twin
Bore / stroke 68.0 mm × 44.1 mm (2.7 in × 1.7 in)
Compression ratio 11.2:1
Power 30.9 kW (41.4 hp) @ 10,750 rpm
Torque 29.6 N·m (21.8 lb·ft) @ 9,000 rpm
Transmission 6-speed constant mesh
Frame type Steel diamond
Suspension Front: 41 mm Telescopic fork
Rear: Swingarm
Brakes Front: Single 298 mm hydraulic disc
Rear: Single 220 mm hydraulic disc
Tires Front: 110/70-17
Rear: 140/70-17
Rake, trail 25°, 95 mm (3.7 in)
Wheelbase 1,380 mm (54 in)
Dimensions L: 2,090 mm (82 in)
W: 745 mm (29.3 in)
H: 1,035 mm (40.7 in)
Seat height 780 mm (31 in)
Weight 168 kg (370 lb) (wet)
Fuel capacity 14 L (3.1 imp gal; 3.7 US gal)
Oil capacity 2.4 L (2.5 US qt)
Related Yamaha YZF-R3
Yamaha MT-25

In 2016, Yamaha reintroduced the MT-03, which is now based on the YZF-R3 sport bike.[3]

Options[edit]

Accessories[edit]

2006–2007[edit]

  • Akrapovic exhaust system
  • Engine protector
  • Fly screen
  • Hand deflectors
  • Hand guards
  • Luggage rack
  • Mono seat cover
  • Radiator shields
  • Roller protectors
  • Skid plate

Color schemes[edit]

  • 2006: U-tech (blue/green), Midnight Black
  • 2007: Vivid Red Cocktail 1 (VRC1), white, Midnight Black
  • 2008: Racing Red, Midnight black, white
  • 2009: Racing Red, Extreme Yellow, Midnight Black
  • 2010: Sports Pearl White & Black, Kando limited edition
  • 2016: Race Blu, Racing Red, Midnight Black

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ash, Kevin (December 5, 2005). "Correcting our Yamahowlers". The Telegraph. Retrieved August 16, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Yamaha MT-03 review". Retrieved 10 May 2014. 
  3. ^ Farrell, Steve (February 26, 2016). "First ride: Yamaha MT-03 review". Visor Down. Retrieved August 15, 2017. 

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