Yamaha Motor Company will launch the large sports bike of the MT-09 platform development first series, model MT-09 Tracer ABS on February 10. The price is 1,047,600 yen. The said vehicle is a crossover style model, in line with the current motorcycle trend. It made its world premiere at the Milan International Motorcycle Show (EICMA) on November of 2014.
The MT-09 Tracer is a model with an improved level of comfort, and it utilizes the MT-09 platform while equipped with a front cowl among others. The engine specs (110ps maximum output, in-line three cylinder with a maximum torque of 9.0kgm) are unchanged, but its styling was finished in a manner that gives it a different impression from the MT-09.
In addition, the MT-09 Tracer is not only in pursuit of style, but also convenience and functionality as a crossover. It also gets traction control and LED lights in addition to equipment such as a high capacity tank (18 liters), a large and multi-function meter, a separate height adjustable seat and handle, and a front screen.
(Translated by Michael Sabaldan)