Yamaha XT660Z Ténéré
|Manufacturer||Yamaha Motor Company|
|Engine||660 cc liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, single-cylinder, 4-valve, fuel injected,|
|Bore / stroke||100.0 mm × 84.0 mm (3.94 in × 3.31 in)|
|Power||35 kW (47 hp) @ 6,000 rpm|
|Torque||58 N·m (43 lbf·ft) @ 5,500 rpm|
|Transmission||5-speed chain drive|
|Suspension||Front: Telescopic forks
|Brakes||Front: 298 mm twin discs
Rear: 245 mm single disc
Spoked tubed wheels
|Rake, trail||28° / 113 mm (4.4 in)|
|Wheelbase||1,500 mm (59 in)|
|Dimensions||L: 2,260 mm (89 in)
W: 895 mm (35.2 in)
H: 1,500 mm (59 in)
|Seat height||895 mm (35.2 in)|
|Weight||206 kg (454 lb) (wet)|
|Fuel capacity||23 L (5.1 imp gal; 6.1 US gal)|
|Oil capacity||2.9 L (3.1 US qt)|
|Related||XT1200Z Super Ténéré, XT660R|
The Yamaha XT660Z Ténéré is a dual-sport motorcycle manufactured since 2008 by Yamaha. It features a 660 cc (40 cu in) single-cylinder engine, which is also used in the XT660R, XT660X, MT-03 ( 2006–2014) and Aprilia Pegaso 650 (post 2007) models. Though not sold in North America and some 40 kilos heavier than the original air-cooled Ténéré from the early 1980s, many fans saw the 660Z as a return to form for Yamaha, following the demise of the air-cooled Teneres and the less popular 5-valve iteration which replaced them. The low-rpm electronic fuel injection glitches present in previously listed machines using the same, 660 engine were ironed out and the 660Z could reliably average 25kpl (72mpg Imperial, 60mpg US) which equated to 600 km or nearly 400 miles on a single tank. Particularly with its strong subframe, large tank and effective fairing.
At the EICMA 2016 the concept bike T7 was unveiled – palpably a downright dirt-oriented enduro, and an official press release indicates additionally the coming of a more street oriented supermoto.
- "Motorcycle Reviews - Yamaha XT660Z Tenere (2008-current)". Motorcycle News. Retrieved 6 July 2010.
- Newland, Richard (November 7, 2016), "Milan show: Yamaha T7 concept is world's maddest MT-07", MCN, retrieved November 24, 2016
- "T7 Concept", Yamaha United Kingdom, retrieved November 24, 2016,
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