Yamaha XT660Z Ténéré

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Yamaha XT660Z Ténéré
Yamaha XT660Z Tenere 2007TMS.jpg
Manufacturer Yamaha Motor Company
Production Since 2008
Class Dual-sport
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)
Compression ratio 10.0:1
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
Rear: Monoshock
Brakes Front: 298 mm twin discs
Rear: 245 mm single disc
Tyres Front: 90/90R21
Rear: 130/80R17
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.[1] 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,[2] and an official press release indicates additionally the coming of a more street oriented supermoto.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Motorcycle Reviews - Yamaha XT660Z Tenere (2008-current)". Motorcycle News. Retrieved 6 July 2010. 
  2. ^ Newland, Richard (November 7, 2016), "Milan show: Yamaha T7 concept is world's maddest MT-07", MCN, retrieved November 24, 2016 
  3. ^ "T7 Concept", Yamaha United Kingdom, retrieved November 24, 2016, A new chapter from the book of legends will be on the street – and on the dirt – from 2018. 

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