New MT-09 inspired Yamaha Niken unveiled

Today Yamaha has unveiled its large-displacement Leaning Multi-Wheeler (LMW), the Niken.

It’s powered by a liquid-cooled, in-line, 3-cylinder engine, and is equipped with LMW technology to deliver stability when cornering. The body design makes full use of the unprecedented front-end suspension mechanism, pairing 15-inch front wheels with dual-tube upside-down forks that help accentuate the machine’s sporty styling.



Length x Width x Height: 2,150 mm x 885 mm x 1,250 mm

Engine type: Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, 4-valve


Cylinder arrangement: In-line, 3-cylinder

Fuel supply system: Fuel injection


The full unveil of the Yamaha Niken will take place 6th November during the EICMA show. To view the EICMA Press Premiere live, visit the Yamaha Motor Facebook page on –


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