2022 Yamaha MT-10 Photo Gallery

Yamaha gives its top-tier hyper naked, the MT-10, a roster of upgrades for 2022, with engine and chassis refinements complemented by a range of revisions affecting everything from the bodywork to the electronics package. This streetbike hits U.S. dealerships in late Summer, 2022.

We saddle up on Yamaha’s new and improved 2022 MT-10 naked bike in this review.

We saddle up on Yamaha’s new and improved 2022 MT-10 naked bike in this review. (Joseph Agustin/)

We’re big fans of the MT-10’s improved styling. Although it still looks Transformer-ish, the body lines are more elegant.

We’re big fans of the MT-10’s improved styling. Although it still looks Transformer-ish, the body lines are more elegant. (Joseph Agustin/)

Cut-outs on either side of the 4.5-gallon fuel tank emit a pleasant sounding induction roar from the reshaped airbox.

Cut-outs on either side of the 4.5-gallon fuel tank emit a pleasant sounding induction roar from the reshaped airbox. (Joseph Agustin/)

The MT-10 is an easy handling street bike that affords added road holding compared to its smaller MT siblings.

The MT-10 is an easy handling street bike that affords added road holding compared to its smaller MT siblings. (Joseph Agustin/)

The 2022 MT-10 is powered by the Tuning Fork brand’s tried-and-true 2015-spec YZF-R1 engine that offers a hybrid powerband that feels like a cross between a V-twin sportbike and a high-revving inline four.

The 2022 MT-10 is powered by the Tuning Fork brand’s tried-and-true 2015-spec YZF-R1 engine that offers a hybrid powerband that feels like a cross between a V-twin sportbike and a high-revving inline four. (Joseph Agustin/)

Real ram air scoops feed the 998cc inline four. We love the intake roar of the MT-10 while riding.

Real ram air scoops feed the 998cc inline four. We love the intake roar of the MT-10 while riding. (Joseph Agustin/)

The MT-10’s ergonomics package is the sportiest in the four-bike MT line-up. It’s purposeful without being too demanding for everyday rides.

The MT-10’s ergonomics package is the sportiest in the four-bike MT line-up. It’s purposeful without being too demanding for everyday rides. (Joseph Agustin/)

The ‘22 MT-10 has a cleaner appearance than the original model. LED lighting helps the MT-10 rider stand out after dark.

The ‘22 MT-10 has a cleaner appearance than the original model. LED lighting helps the MT-10 rider stand out after dark. (Joseph Agustin/)

The MT-10 employs a wheel-style control switch that allows for menu navigation. It could benefit from improved tactile response.

The MT-10 employs a wheel-style control switch that allows for menu navigation. It could benefit from improved tactile response. (Joseph Agustin/)

Yamaha’s MT-10 is easily the sportiest MT motorcycle in its lineup. It’s a hoot to ride on your favorite backroad.

Yamaha’s MT-10 is easily the sportiest MT motorcycle in its lineup. It’s a hoot to ride on your favorite backroad. (Joseph Agustin/)

The MT-10 benefits from superbike-derived suspension that offers a good balance between sport and comfort on the street.

The MT-10 benefits from superbike-derived suspension that offers a good balance between sport and comfort on the street. (Joseph Agustin/)

The MT-10’s saddle is nice and cozy and well suited to long days behind the handlebar.

The MT-10’s saddle is nice and cozy and well suited to long days behind the handlebar. (Joseph Agustin/)

Superbike riders that are seeking a more comfortable upright street bike that won’t break the bank will appreciate Yamaha’s 2022 MT-10.

Superbike riders that are seeking a more comfortable upright street bike that won’t break the bank will appreciate Yamaha’s 2022 MT-10. (Joseph Agustin/)
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