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2023 Yamaha MT-10 SP

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The 2023 MT-10 SP is ready to introduce you to the ultimate riding experience with its R1- derived engine boasting the most power in the Hyper Naked line-up. Equipped with its semi-active electronic suspension, high-tech rider aids, and list of exclusive premium features, the MT-10 SP represents the dawn of a thrilling new era in total ride-by-wire controllability. And with its compact headlight assembly and redesigned body, the MT-10 SP projects a brutal and aggressive loo


Sale Type
Liquid Metal/Raven
Engine Size
key features



Exclusive SP-specific Features 

• Dedicated R1M-inspired colours 

• Cruise control system 

• Premium KYB front suspension package (fully adjustable) 

• Gen-2 Öhlins electronic suspension

• Double-stitched seat 

• Anodized brushed aluminium swingarm 

• Anodized black levers, handlebars and black rear sprocket 

• Clear-smoked front and rear brake fluid reservoirs




With its R1 derived system featuring dual floating 320mm discs and 4-piston radial mounted calipers, the MT-10 SP is equipped with the most sophisticated braking package fitted to any production Yamaha. The new model benefits from a new Brembo radial front brake master cylinder for even more accurate feel and controllability, giving you the ultimate stopping performance.

SP Features 2023 Yamaha MT 10 SP

The MT-10 SP is the first motorcycle in the world to be fitted with Öhlins’ all-new 6-mode electronically controlled spool valve suspension. Other exclusive SP features include a lightweight 3-piece cowling, braided brake hoses, and dedicated R1M-inspired colors.

Power 2023 Yamaha MT 10 SP

Nothing can match the thrill of the MT-10 SP’s 998cc EU5 CP4 engine. Its crossplane technology design gives an uneven firing sequence that delivers sensational torque for remarkable acceleration – and the latest model features a tuned intake system with larger intake ducts and tank-mounted Acoustic Amplifier Grilles that emit a deep roar for a spine-tingling experience as you open the throttle.

features and benefits


Exclusive SP Features 

  • Gen-2 Öhlins Electronic Suspension
  • Lightweight 3-piece belly cowl for aggressive styling and directing air at the oil cooler for consistent operating temperatures.
  • Braided brake hoses
  • Dedicated R1M-inspired colours

Key MT-10 Features for 2022

  • More powerful EU5 998cc engine
  • Tuned intake sound
  • Compact and functional new exterior styling
  • Improved ergonomics
  • Brembo radial master cylinder
  • Yamaha Variable Speed Limiter (YVSL)
  • Quick Shift System (QSS)
  • A&S clutch
  • New 4.2” full-colour TFT display
  • APSG ride-by-wire throttle with four power delivery modes (PWR)
  • 6-axis IMU
  • Lean sensitive Traction Control System
  • Slide Control system (SCS)
  • Lift control system (LIF)
  • Engine Brake Management (EBM)
  • Brake Control (BC)
  • Yamaha Ride Control (YRC)
  • R1-derived aluminium Deltabox chassis
  • Long aluminium swingarm
  • Compact 1,405mm wheelbase
  • 43mm fully adjustable KYB front forks
  • Fully adjustable KYB rear shock
  • Bridgestone Battlax Hypersport S22 tires


  • Updated Ultra-lightweight, compact, 998 cc, DOHC, 16-valve (4-valves / cyl.), liquid-cooled, in-line four-cylinder engine with "crossplane" style crankshaft.
    • Fuel economy is improved, CO2 levels reduced, and this more powerful engine meets EU5regulations.

  • Tuned intake sound
  • 4-valve cylinder head design.
    • compact pent roof combustion chambers with 12:1 compression ratio
    • combustion chamber shape is optimized for low to mid-range power delivery
    • lightweight 31 mm steel intake valves & 26.5 mm steel exhaust valves
    • 4-valve design optimizes breathing efficiency & enhances "real world" ride-ability
  • Special intake port shape provides maximum filling efficiency & excellent torque.
    • revised intake port shape (Vs. R1) enhances low to mid-range torque & power
  • "Finger follower rocker arms".
    • reduces friction, allows greater valve lift & provides super accurate control of valve opening & closing at high rpms
    • sliding area of the rocker arms feature a DLC (diamond like coating) to reduce friction & wear
  • Valve adjustment intervals are every 42,000 kms.
  • Unique intake & exhaust cams.
    • intake & exhaust cam profiles & timing have been revised (Vs R1) for increased low to mid-range torque & power
  • Closed deck aluminum cylinder with "liner-less" ceramic composite plated cylinder bores.
    • ceramic coating sprayed directly on the aluminum block, eliminating the liner & reducing weight
    • excellent heat dissipation for consistent power delivery
    • coating enhances the thin film of oil between the cylinder & piston, reducing friction & increasing power
    • closed deck design allows cylinders to be spaced more closely together, reducing engine width
    • cylinder is a stand-alone design (not integrated into the upper crank case)
  • Offset cylinder design.
    • offsets cylinder block relative to the crankshaft (to the exhaust side) to reduce frictional losses between the piston & cylinder wall during the power stroke for improved power output
  • Short skirt, forged aluminum pistons.
    • lightweight design means fast throttle response
    • piston top / crown has been revised (Vs. R1) to optimize the new combustion chamber shape & revised compression ratio
    • special Defric coating on piston skirts & piston pins reduce friction
    • piston oil coolers spray oil at the underside of pistons & rods to reduce temperature
  • Crossplane crankshaft design.
    • revised crank webs (heavier ... for optimized inertial mass vs R1) for excellent "ride-ability / street-ability"
    • increased inertial mass (weight) improves starts (moving away from a stop) & low speed engine control
  • Fracture split, steel connecting rods feature a "nut less" design.
    • lower end "cap" of the rod is made from the same piece of material as the upper portion; the 2 pieces are "split" apart using a special process known as fracture splitting & then machined
    • fracture splitting ensures true big end roundness & greater precision in con rod dimensions for excellent durability despite the high horsepower loads
  • Single axis balancer shaft.
    • reduces engine vibration to a minimum for excellent rider comfort
  • Crankcases feature a "Tri-Axis" layout for the crank, main & drive axles.
    • creates a more compact & shorter engine front to back
    • shorter engine allows for optimum engine placement in the "sweet spot" of frame for desired weight distribution & great handling
  • Closed loop, Mikuni throttle body fuel injection system.
    • MT-10SP uses a single set of 4 injectors
    • 12-hole injectors with optimized spray pattern for excellent "ride-ability" & throttle control
    • "closed loop system" uses dual oxygen sensors to sniff spent exhaust gases & automatically adjusts the fuel / air ratio for reduced emissions
    • fuel injection benefits include instant throttle response, choke-free starting, steady idle during warm up & reduced emissions
  • Yamaha Chip Control Throttle (YCC-T)
    • YCC-T electronically controls throttle valves for outstanding throttle response & controllability
    • system features Throttle Position Sensor (TPS) and D.C. motor driven throttle valves
    • YCC-T system provides precise control of intake air volume for a smoother torque curve
    • ECU that controls YCC-T is capable of responding to changes at a speed of 1000th of a second
  • Compact 6-speed transmission.
    • features optimized gear ratios matched to engine output (same ratios as R1)
    • secondary (final) reduction ratio has been revised (Vs. R1)... 43/16
  • Compact, lightweight slipper (back limiter) clutch assembly with assist.
    • reduces rear wheel hop/chatter during aggressive down shifts & under hard braking
    • smoother corner entries
    • assist function reduces clutch lever effort by up to 20% (Vs. a non-assist clutch)
  • Standard Quick Shift System (QSS)
    • allows for faster upshifts by eliminating the need to close the throttle or pull in the clutch
    • works with standard shift pattern
    • reduces wear & tear on the clutch & transmission
  • Large capacity 12 litre air box
    • viscous type, high flow air filter is used
    • large capacity design helps smooth transition from on throttle to off throttle & vice versa
  • Mid ship design 4 into 2 into 1 exhaust system
    • features stainless steel header pipes & stainless steel under engine exhaust chamber
    • lightweight titanium silencer / muffler
    • design maximizes power, centralizes mass & lowers the centre of gravity for fast, light, agile handling
    • dual 3-way honeycomb catalyzers reduce harmful exhaust emissions
  • Yamaha's EXUP System (Exhaust Ultimate Power Valve).
    • part of the mid ship exhaust system
    • utilizes butterfly valve that prevents the "blow back" phenomenon caused by "valve overlap"
    • EXUP system eliminates "flat spots" in the power band & reduces emissions too
  • High-efficiency, high capacity curved radiator.
    • curved rad provides more cooling surface area than a conventional flat rad
    • dual "ring-type" fans provides increased airflow (& cooling) versus a standard cooling fan
    • external water pump (located outside of crankcases) reduces engine width & simplifies maintenance
  • Air-cooled oil cooler with protective screen
    • located below main rad
    • maintains consistent lubricant temperatures for extended engine life
  • Wet sump lubrication system with deep design aluminum oil pan.
    • easy access drain plug & spin-on type oil filter for fast, easy oil changes
  • Maintenance-free transistor controlled ignition (TCI).
    • produces a strong spark for fast starts
    • provides precise ignition timing / mapping for optimum engine performance at all rpms
  • Direct ignition coils
    • ignition coils are integrated into the plug caps, significantly reducing weight & complexity


  • 6-Axis IMU with full rider aids suite
    • Hidden inside a little black box is a 6-axis Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) that senses pitch, roll and yaw, as well as forward/backward, up/down and left/right acceleration.
    • The ECU uses this data to activate the high-tech rider aids, including traction control, Slide Control (SCS) wheelie control (LIF) engine braking (EBM) and brake control (BC) that ensure the ultimate control on every ride. 
  • Yamaha Chip Control Throttle (YCC-T)
    • YCC-T electronically controls throttle valves for outstanding throttle response & controllability
    • system features Throttle Position Sensor (TPS) and D.C. motor driven throttle valves
    • YCC-T system provides precise control of intake air volume for a smoother torque curve
    • ECU that controls YCC-T is capable of responding to changes at a speed of 1000th of a secon
  • APSG throttle with selectable PWR-modes
    • The latest ride-by-wire system that gives you the most efficient and natural feeling throttle for the highest degree of control.
    • Throttle response can be adjusted with the PWR system which gives you a selection of four power delivery modes, from a soft response for wet surfaces, through to aggressive track day riding.
  • Electronic cruise control system.
    • works in conjunction with the YCC-T system
    • "settable range" is from 50 to 160 km/hr & transmission must be in 4th gear or higher
    • cruise control can be cancelled by activating front or rear brakes, pulling in the clutch, completely closing the throttle grip or using the activation button
    • control buttons are located on the L.H.S. handlebar switch gear


  • Gen-2 Öhlins Electronic Suspension
    • The first motorcycle in the world to be equipped with the radical new Öhlins electronically controlled spool valve suspension.
    • Offering a much wider range of more precisely controlled settings, this pioneering system gives a choice of three semi-active and three manual modes that provide a higher degree of controllability for the most thrilling high performance riding experience.
  • ‘Rider triangle’ – the bar/footrest/seat relationship – has been improved. 
    • Giving a better feel when the rider grips the tank with their knees when braking or accelerating – and allows greater mobility when shifting weight for corners
  • 3-piece belly cowl
    • Gives the bike a more refined and aggressive sports look and directs air at the oil cooler for consistent operating temperatures.
  • Brembo Radial master cylinder
    • Dual floating 320mm discs and 4-piston radial mounted calipers
  • Gravity cast, aluminum R1 based Deltabox frame
    • designed to offer an optimized strength — rigidity balance (balance of strength, rigidity & tuned flex) to maximize handling & suspension performance
    • engine is stressed member with rigid mounts
    • benefits include reduced weight, excellent high-speed stability & cornering characteristics, excellent traction / drive characteristics exiting a corner and greater freedom in choosing or changing a line through a turn
  • Detachable steel rear subframe
    • steel is used for additional strength (optional sport luggage)
    • reduces costs in the event of damage & allows easier rear shock access
  • Lightweight aluminum "upward truss-type" swingarm
    • provides great torsional rigidity for excellent rear wheel traction & control
    • swingarm length is 570 mm to optimize traction, suspension performance & reduce effects of "chain tensioning"
    • swingarm features threaded holes for accessory spools for superbike style stand
  • Short 1400 mm (55.1") wheelbase for super agile handling.
  • Fully adjustable KYB 43 mm inverted fork with 120 mm (4.7") of wheel travel.
    • R1 based fork with setting revisions
    • adjustments include: spring preload, rebound & compression damping
    • incredible suspension performance with excellent "feedback"
    • inverted design reduces unsprung weight & increases the rigidity of the fork since the larger diameter tubes are gripped in the triple clamps
    • adjustable design allows the rider to tune suspension to match riding style, rider weight & road or track conditions
  • Lightweight aluminum upper & lower triple clamps.
  • Electric steering damper.
  • ABS equipped, radial mount, 4-piston, mono-block calipers squeeze fully floating 320 mm dual front discs.
    • great braking performance with excellent control & lever feedback.
    • radial mount design helps to reduce caliper distortion for improved braking performance
    • 5-position adjustable front brake lever
  • Compact, single piston, slide-type Nissin rear caliper squeezes a lightweight 220 mm disc.
  • Lightweight, 5-spoke, cast aluminum mag wheels.
    • lightweight contributes to excellent handling & suspension (reduced unsprung weight)performance
    • front rim size is MT3.50 x 17, rear rim is MT6.00 x 17
  • 17 litre steel fuel tank.
    • tank provides excellent knee grip
    • 4 litre reserve capacity (fuel trip meter activates)
    • steel design allows use of magnetic tank bags
    • in-tank electric fuel pump
  • Tapered aluminum handlebar.
    • lightweight design with excellent strength
    • offers a comfortable, upright riding position for all day riding comfort
    • traditional "handlebar" design allows easy replacement to a different "bend" if desired
  • Minimal "naked" roadster styling with extreme design highlights.
    • unique & stylish "face" highlights the lean, muscular look of the MT-10
  • Full LED lighting (headlights, brake & tail lights, turn signals, license plate light).
    • excellent illumination & visibility
    • headlights can be aimed both vertically & horizontally
    • LEDs reduce power consumption (LED bulbs use less power than conventional bulbs)
  • Single piece rider & passenger seat with rider "hip stopper".
    • seat design allows good side to side movements & helps hold the rider in place during acceleration
  • Fully digital LCD meter assembly.
    • displays include; speedo, bar style tach, odometer, dual trip meters, gear position, clock, intake air temp, coolant temp, instant & average fuel efficiency, fuel gauge, low fuel trip meter (counts kilometers since fuel switched to reserve), ECO light (illuminates when bike is being ridden in a fuel conserving manner), D-Mode display, plus a full range of warning & indicator lights including cruise control & traction control status
    • background illumination is adjustable
  • Immobilizer ignition system is designed to reduce the possibility of "ride away" theft.
    • system must recognize the "coded ignition key" in order for the unit to start
    • if the immobilizer ignition does not recognize the key, the ignition system & starter will not function, even if the ignition is forced into the on position


  • lightweight aluminum side stand, gear shifter, rear brake pedal, footpegs & footpeg mounts
  • 12-volt auxiliary DC connector
  • easy access, YDT (Yamaha Diagnostic Tool) connector
  • lean angle sensor will shut down the engine if the bike is lying on its side
  • oil level sight glass window
  • heavy duty "O" ring chain
  • low maintenance, sealed 10 amp hour battery (higher capacity battery than R1 & R1S). Battery should be charged during winter storage.
    NOTE: The MT-10 offers a significant level of power & performance. It is not intended for novice or inexperienced riders. All information is subject to change without notice.
Liquid-cooled, DOHC, 16-valves (4-valves/cyl), in-line four-cylinder
"O"-ring chain
Wet sump
45 mm Mikuni throttle body fuel injection
11.4 kg-m (82.6 ft-lb) @ 9,000 rpm
79 x 50.9 mm
YCC-T, D-Mode (3), Traction Control (3), Cruise Control
TCI / Electric
6.56L/100km / 43 mpg (Imp.)
220 mm disc / single piston caliper / ABS equipped
Dual 320 mm discs / radial mount, 4-piston calipers / ABS equipped
Fully adjustable link Monocross w/Öhlins shock / 120 mm (4.7" wheel travel)
Fully adjustable inverted 43 mm fork / 120 mm (4.7") wheel travel
critical data
800 mm (31.5")
1,165 mm (45.9")
2,100 mm (82.7")
Liquid Metal/ Raven
1,405 mm (55.3")
213 kg (470 lb.)
835 mm (32.9")
24° / 102 mm (4")
17 litres (3.7 imp. gallons)
135 mm (5.3")

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