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Yamaha MT-09 Street Rally arrives

If you think the MT-09 – the flagship of the Yamaha “Masters of Torque” range – was aggressive, how about the limited edition Street Rally?Yamaha MT-09

This variant of the tricked-up triple sports bike is fitted with motard-style body components. The additional parts include a headlight cover, front mudguard, a small beak, air filter covers, fuel tank shrouds, side number plates, wind deflector, knuckle guards, a flat and raised saddle and off-road-style footpegs.

The new seat and foot pegs are designed to improve rider grip for a more motard feel, while the wind deflector and headlight cover will improve highway riding.

Yamaha MT-09 1It also comes with red pinstripe wheels and gold anodised forks.

The limited edition model is only available at selected dealers and will cost $12,999 (+ORC) which is $2000 more than the standard model.

The “Masters of Torque” range has been a huge hit in Europe and is starting to make inroads in Australia with the demise of more conventional faired sportsbikes.