New specification Michelin PR5 tyres – 180/55-17 at the rear and 120/70-17 at the front – provide excellent levels of traction, sporty handling performance and excellent wet weather handling qualities, making the MT-07 the ideal choice for new and experienced riders.
The latest 'Learner approved' 655cc 2-cylinder CP2 engine features a revised air intake duct design and optimised fuel injector settings, as well as a new 2-into-1 exhaust and new ECU. These changes gives the MT-07 a more linear engine response.
New winglets on the sides of the newly-designed 14-litre fuel tank give the bike a more dynamic stance. The new fuel tank covers are manufactured from injection-moulded plastic resin to reduce weight, and a 3D moulded texture is featured around the rider’s knee grip area to give improved controllability for a sportier character.
Modern, compact and lightweight, the new bifunctional LED headlight features a centrally-located high/low projector lamp. This compact projector headlight produces a powerful beam with well-defined edges that provide excellent visibility. New left and right side dual-layer LED position lights give the MT-07 a signature Y-shape face that reaffirms its close family ties with the MT-09.
Along with the new LED headlight the 2021 MT-07 is also equipped with new high intensity indicators at the front and rear. Lighter and more compact, they complement the next generation style of the bike and reinforce the premium specification of this best-selling Hyper Naked.
The model now features higher specification LCD instruments with spot colour. This new inverted dashboard is similar to the unit fitted to the Tracer 700, and its compact and lightweight multifunction display with larger displays for the clock, gear, tripmeters and tachometer provides clear information.
MT-07’s front dual disc size is increased from 282mm on the previous model to 298mm on the new bike, giving more stopping power and greater controllability with no gain in weight. Together with the 245mm rear disc, the new system offers increased performance – and with the fitment of the new tyres, the increased stopping power is especially apparent in wet conditions.