2013 Yamaha XT660Z Ténéré

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Jump on the saddle, put on your helmet, fire up the engine and start riding in your wildest adventures next to the Yamaha XT660. Every bit of this motorcycle screams adrenaline while its rugged design language inspires confidence and power.

This tasty dual purpose bike was especially created for those who search a versatile motorcycle that is able to deal effortless with both the highways and the dirty tracks.

The secret behind the Yamaha XT66Z Tenere’s abilities is a powerful liquidcooled, 4-valve, 4-stroke SOHC single-cylinder engine that produces a maximum power of 35.0 kW (48.0PS) at 6,000 rpm and 58.0 Nm (5.92 kg-m) of torque at 5,500 rpm. The engine is fed by a pretty generous 23-litre fuel tank which offers a decent range, so you won’t need to stop for refueling more than usual.

The 2-stroke unit is brought to life by an electric starter and its power is sent to the ground through a constant mesh transmission.

Hit the jump for more information on the 2013 Yamaha XT660Z Ténéré.


Yamaha XT660Z Ténéré

Prepare for adventure with the XT660Z Ténéré – a rugged, functional and stylish dual-purpose bike. It will take you anywhere you desire – from Europe’s streets and highways through to the dust and rocks of deepest Africa.

At the heart of this tough cross-country explorer is a liquidcooled, 4-valve, 4-stroke SOHC single-cylinder engine that produces plenty of power across a wide rpm range, allowing you to master just about any riding situation.

While its 23-litre fuel tank delivers a good range, the comfortable dual seat, wind-beating rally-raid style nose cowl and high screen take the strain on longer journeys.

  • Rugged adventure enduro bike
  • Fuel-injected 660cc 4-stroke single
  • Rally raid bodywork
  • Long-range 23 litre fuel tank
  • Impact protectors
  • Tough steel chassis

Some people say the age of adventure is over - after all, the world has already been mapped and discovered. But have you discovered it? That’s the idea behind Yamaha’s range of adventure bikes; motorcycles that take you on rides you’ll never forget. Motorcycles that take you to places you never even knew existed. Motorcycles that keep going when the tarmac runs out.

Our legendary adventure bikes were built for the biggest adventures; just you, your bike and a shimmering horizon.

Yamaha adventure bikes: from tough all-rounders, to radical enduro bikes. Get out there and discover the world. For yourself.

Strong, powerful engine

Yamaha XT660Z Ténéré

At the heart of this tough intercontinental explorer is a liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, 4-valve, single-cylinder, SOHC engine that produces plenty of power across a wide rpm range. You can seek out the big adventures as this engine allows you to master almost every riding situation.

Tackles the toughest challenges

This adventure machine earned its legendary status in some of the toughest races on the planet - most famously, the gruelling Paris-Dakar rally. The bike possesses all the power and the poise needed to blaze trails all day long, and the reliability demanded by true two-wheeled adventurers.

The ultimate all-rounder

It’s a totally dual-purpose motorcycle with rider-friendly torque, long-travel suspension, aluminium swingarm (for reduced unsprung weight and better handling) and low 206 kg weight for an all-round better ride, whether you’re tarmac cruising or off-road exploring.

Escape to faraway places

Yamaha XT660Z Ténéré

Equipped with a 23 litre fuel tank, this machine delivers an excellent range. With ultra-comfortable dual seat and wind beating rally-raid style nose cowl and high screen, the bike will take the strain on your long journeys.

Built tough so you can ride hard

Engineered to be tough and resilient, the XT660Z Ténéré is built to conquer all challenges. Equipped withimpact protectors, you can confidently challenge the unknown. The steel tube diamond-shaped chassis protects the engine so you can dominate the roughest terrain without fear.

Adapt to suit

With an exceptionally wide range of high-quality accessories available especially for this model, it’s easy to adapt the bike to suit your individual needs. Further enhance the specifications in preparation for your big adventure, whether it’s extra luggage capacity or additional protection for you.


Yamaha XT660Z Ténéré
Engine typeliquid-cooled
Bore x stroke100.0 mm x 84.0 mm
Compression ratio10.0 : 1
Maximum power35.0 kW (48.0PS) @ 6,000 rpm
Maximum torque58.0 Nm (5.92 kg-m) @ 5,500 rpm
Lubrication systemDry sump
Fuel systemElectronic Fuel Injection
Clutch typemultiple-disc coil spring
Ignition systemTCI
Starter systemElectric
Transmission systemConstant Mesh
Final transmissionChain
FrameSteel tube diamond shape
Front suspension systemTelescopic forks
Front travel210 mm
Caster angle28º
Trail113 mm
Rear suspension systemLinked monoshock with spring preload adjustment
Rear travel200 mm
Front brakeHydraulic dual disc, Ø 298 mm
Rear brakeHydraulic single disc, Ø 245 mm
Front tyre90/90-21 M/C
Rear tyre130/80-17 M/C
Overall length2,246 mm
Overall width896 mm
Overall height1,477 mm
Seat height896 mm
Wheel base1,500 mm
Minimum ground clearance260 mm
Wet weight (including full oil and fuel tank)208.5 kg
Fuel tank capacity23 litres
Oil tank capacity2.9 litres

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