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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
|Bore x stroke||100.0 mm x 84.0 mm|
|Compression ratio||10.0 : 1|
|Maximum power||35.0 kW (48.0PS) @ 6,000 rpm|
|Maximum torque||58.0 Nm (5.92 kg-m) @ 5,500 rpm|
|Lubrication system||Dry sump|
|Fuel system||Fuel Injection|
|Clutch type||multiple-disc coil spring|
|Transmission system||Constant Mesh|
|Frame||Steel tube diamond shape|
|Front suspension system||Telescopic forks|
|Front travel||160 mm|
|Rear suspension system||monocross|
|Rear travel||145 mm|
|Front brake||Dual Discs, Ø 298 mm|
|Rear brake||Single Disc, Ø 245 mm|
|Front tyre||90/90-21 M/C|
|Rear tyre||130/80-17 M/C|
|Overall length||2,260 mm|
|Overall width||900 mm|
|Overall height||1,450 mm|
|Seat height||865 mm|
|Wheel base||1,505 mm|
|Minimum ground clearance||205 mm|
|Wet weight (including full oil and fuel tank)||215 kg|
|Fuel tank capacity||23.0 litres|
|Oil tank capacity||2.9 litres|