2013 Yamaha XT660Z Ténéré Touring

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The Yamaha XT660Z Tenere is considered one of the most reliable dual purpose bikes in its class and there is no wonder why as this bike is as tough as a Samurai.

Apart from the standard model, the motorcycle is also available in a touring version. The touring model comes with extra luggage capacity and increased protection elements which further enhance its practicality.

This metal beast is propelled by a liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, 4-valve, single-cylinder, SOHC engine that churns out 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’s power is kept under control by a modern constant mesh transmission.

Other features that are worthy of being mentioned include the tough steel steel tube diamond-shaped chassis, the 23 liter fuel tank and the large capacity 30L side cases.

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

Overview

Yamaha XT660Z Ténéré Touring

Yamaha build rugged and reliable adventure bikes which enable many riders to make their lifelong dreams come true. Whether riding around the world, across continents or dsicovering new places in your own country, every rider knows that they can always put their trust in Yamaha.

The high-tech XT1200Z Super Ténéré and Dakar Rally inspired XT660Z Ténéré are the machines of choice for serious longdistance adventure seekers and with added luggage capacity and increased protection from the elements, XT-Z Touring models mean you can go further to discover your next adventure.

Go anywhere you desire – from Europe’s streets and highways through to dust and rocks of deepest Africa.

  • Rugged adventure enduro bike
  • Fuel-injected 660cc 4-stroke single
  • Rally raid bodywork
  • Long-range 23 litre fuel tank
  • Impact protectors
  • Tough steel chassis
  • Mainstand for stability when parked
  • Tank pad to protect paintwork
  • Hand guards and deflectors to protect hands
  • Large capacity 30L side cases
  • Understated style with Yamaha quality
  • Strong, powerful engine

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

Yamaha XT660Z Ténéré Touring

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

30L side cases

Yamaha XT660Z Ténéré Touring

Long trips mean lots of kit and with each of its two side cases offering 30L of capacity, you’ll be able to pack everything you need for your journey. Carry handles also mean you can remove your side cases quickly and easily for added security at you destination.

Hand guards and deflectors

Yamaha XT660Z Ténéré Touring

Travelling long distance can mean dramatic changes in the weather. Should the elements take a turn for the worse, you can take comfort in knowing your hands will be sheltered from the weather by the Ténéré’s hand guards and deflectors.

Main stand

Yamaha XT660Z Ténéré Touring

Your adventure could take you anywhere in the world, so when you stop to take in the surroundings, you want piece of mind that your motorcycle will stay upright on uneven terrain. That’s why the XT660Z Ténéré Touring is fitted with a main stand.

Built tough so you can ride hard

Yamaha XT660Z Ténéré Touring

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.

Specifications

Yamaha XT660Z Ténéré Touring
Engine typeliquid-cooled
Displacement660cc
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 systemFuel Injection
Clutch typemultiple-disc coil spring
Ignition systemTCI
Starter systemElectric
Transmission systemConstant Mesh
Final transmissionChain
FrameSteel tube diamond shape
Front suspension systemTelescopic forks
Front travel160 mm
Caster angle28º
Trail113 mm
Rear suspension systemmonocross
Rear travel145 mm
Front brakeDual Discs, Ø 298 mm
Rear brakeSingle Disc, Ø 245 mm
Front tyre90/90-21 M/C
Rear tyre130/80-17 M/C
Overall length2,260 mm
Overall width900 mm
Overall height1,450 mm
Seat height865 mm
Wheel base1,505 mm
Minimum ground clearance205 mm
Wet weight (including full oil and fuel tank)215 kg
Fuel tank capacity23.0 litres
Oil tank capacity2.9 litres
MSRP7.699 €

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