If you love two wheels adventures then you’ll certainly like Yamaha’s XT660R model. This versatile off roader comes with Yamaha’s legendary reliability which is combined with the latest technologies in the business and a strong engine.

Talking about the engine the XT660 is equipped with a modern fuel injected 660cc single cylinder unit that rewards you with a maximum output of 35.0 kW (48PS) @ 6,000 rpm and 60.0 Nm (6.4 kg-m) of torque at 5,250 rpm.

The engine is mounted on a compact steel diamond frame especially developed to offer perfect ergonomics and to maximize the motorcycle’s agility.

You also get a set of capable suspensions especially tuned for off road riding. They consist of long-travel telescopic front forks and a monocross rear suspension.

We also need to send a shout at the rugged 90/90-21 M/C front and 130/80-17 M/C rear tyres that further enhance the motorcycle’s off road capabilities.

Hit the jump for more information on the 2013 Yamaha XT660R.

  • 2013 Yamaha XT660R
  • Year:
  • Make:
  • Model:
  • Engine:
  • Transmission:
    Constant Mesh
  • Horsepower @ RPM:
    26 @ 6000
  • Torque @ RPM:
    44 @ 5250
  • Energy:
    Electronic Fuel Injection
  • Displacement:
    660 cc
  • Price:
    € 6499


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Whatever your adventure, you can trust the XT660R. This tough all-rounder lets you embark on adventures from the concrete jungle through to dirt roads and forest tracks. And its new graphics ensure you’ll always be turning heads too.

Tall, light and slim, with a fuel-injected 660cc single-cylinder engine, the XT660R is built to explore the roughest terrain and to survive whatever the world throws at it. It’s a highly evolved member of the legendary XT family, which thrives on long or short journeys - from once-in-a-lifetime adventures to the everyday commute.

So whether your riding life is all about living in the city or crossing continents, the XT660R is up to the job.

  • True on/off-road capabilities
  • Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, 4-valve SOHC engine
  • Compact steel diamond frame
  • 298 mm front disc brake
  • 43 mm front fork
  • 21 inch front wheel

Some people say the age of adventure is over - after all, the world has already been discovered and mapped. 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, to places you never even knew existed. Motorcycles that keep going when the tarmac runs out. That is the essence of true adventure.

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.

Pure versatility

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The XT660R is built to impress - with the ability to dominate the roughest terrain on the weekends, while offering great weekday performance for the commuter. A true all-rounder, it takes the best from both dirt and road bikes.

Smooth, strong engine

The fuel-injected, liquid-cooled 660cc single-cylinder engine is light, compact and full of easy-riding torque. The engine provides an instant surge of smooth and strong power - perfect for dirt roads, forest tracks and the concrete jungle.

Built for toughness

Featuring a steel tube, diamond-shaped frame, this off-road version of Yamaha’s XT660R is built for toughness. Complete with long-travel telescopic front forks, monocross rear suspension and knobbly tyres, this all-rounder lets you pit yourself against the most inhospitable terrain.

Confident handling

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The diamond frame, sturdy 43 mm forks and large 21-inch front wheel combine to provide confidence-inspiring handling both on paved surfaces and off-road. Stop with ease wherever you are with 298 mm front and 245 mm rear brakes.

Style and strength

This is a practical motorcycle, which allows you to tackle the harshest terrain or the longest adventures in comfort, thanks to a neutral riding position. But with its rugged motocross styling and high-level, upswept exhaust mufflers, it’s got the potential to turn a few heads on the street too.

Tough yet refined

It may be built to perform in the dirt, but a host of refinements add to the pleasure of owning this machine. Incorporated are electric starting, an immobiliser and trick LCD instrumentation to keep you in the know.


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Engine type liquid-cooled
Displacement 660cc
Bore x stroke 100.0 mm x 84.0 mm
Compression ratio 10.0 : 1
Maximum power 35.0 kW (48PS) @ 6,000 rpm
Maximum torque 60.0 Nm (6.4 kg-m) @ 5,250 rpm
Lubrication system Dry sump
Fuel system Electronic Fuel Injection
Clutch type multiple-disc coil spring
Ignition system TCI
Starter system Electric
Transmission system Constant Mesh
Final transmission Chain
Frame Steel tube diamond shape
Front suspension system Telescopic forks
Front travel 225 mm
Caster angle 27º
Trail 107 mm
Rear suspension system Linked monoshock with spring preload adjustment
Rear travel 200 mm
Front brake Hydraulic single disc, Ø 298 mm
Rear brake Hydraulic single disc, Ø 245 mm
Front tyre 90/90-21 M/C
Rear tyre 130/80-17 M/C
Overall length 2,240 mm
Overall width 845 mm
Overall height 1,230 mm
Seat height 865 mm
Wheel base 1,505 mm
Minimum ground clearance 210 mm
Wet weight (including full oil and fuel tank) 181 kg
Fuel tank capacity 15 litres
Oil tank capacity 2.9 litres
MSRP £ 6,499.00
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