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2021 Yamaha Ténéré 700

2021 Yamaha Ténéré 700

We’re still waiting; Is it worth the hype?

Yamaha’s Ténéré line expands down into the mid-range with the all-new Ténéré 700 (XTZ700). The “700” brings solid dual-sport capability to the adventure-touring range with an off-road bent that definitely favors soft terrain. Yamaha’s CP2 engine delivers the goods with a transmission and chassis tuned specifically for trips off the beaten path, much more so than its bigger brothers in the Super Ténéré family. After a race to the top, this model marks a new front in the battle for market supremacy as the factory seeks to fill in under the 1,200 cc units.

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2014 Yamaha Super Ténéré ES

2014 Yamaha Super Ténéré ES

The 2014 Yamaha Super Tenere ES is built for those who are searching for a partner for adventures. It was built around an 1199 cc, liquid cooled, 4 stroke 2 cylinder, DOHC engine which transfers its power to the rear wheels by means of a six speed transmission. The unit is fueled by a 6.0 Gallons fuel tank and delivers a fuel consumption of 43 Mpg.

Other features offered by the 2014 Yamaha Super Tenere ES include electronic cruise control; adjustable windshield; YCC-T and 2 position Drive Mode; traction control; ABS brakes; adjustable seat; and electronically adjustable suspension.

The stopping power is handled by front dual 310 mm hydraulic discs and rear 282 mm single discs.

The new 2014 Yamaha Super Tenere ES will be available from May 2014 with a starting price of $16,190.

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2014 Yamaha Super Ténéré

2014 Yamaha Super Ténéré

Built to be able to deliver first class touring performances, the 2014 Yamaha Super Tenere is always ready for adventure.

It features a tough construction and a potent inline twin, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke 2-cylinder DOHC engine with a displacement of 1199 cc which comes with a slightly increased power and torque for 2014. The unit is combined with a traction control system, electronic cruise control and a six speed transmission.

The 2014 model year also comes with a recalibrated Drive Mode, a redesigned windscreen, a modified handlebar position, new meter displays and LED turn signals. For enhanced versatility, the 2014 Yamaha Super Tenere features a multi-function carrier system on back which can help you install effortless optional luggage or touring accessories.

The new 2014 Yamaha Super Tenere is priced at $15,090 and will be available in showrooms from April 2014.

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2012 Yamaha Super Tenere

2012 Yamaha Super Tenere

With a history that dates all the way back to the famous Paris to Dakar rally of yesteryear, the Yamaha Super Ténéré is the ultimate machine for experiencing all facets motorcycling has to offer.

In terms of its design, the Super Tenere is more utility than it is specialty. The design of the bike is highlighted by the raised snout and narrow windscreen. There are also slab-sided aluminum panniers, a tubular handlebar, adjustable seats, tall mirror stalks, a multi-function carrier system on the back, and a 19" front wheel that completes the picture of a bike that can ride on just about road it travels on.

Where the Super Tenere lacks in design sizzle, it more than makes up for in performance. At the heart of the bike is an ultra-compact 1,200cc DOHC parallel twin engine mated to a six-speed wide-ratio transmission that features a very unique 270 degree crank whose close firing order gives the engine its unrivaled power characteristic. The bike also incorporates YCC-T fly by wire technology which is matched to an all-new traction control system, regulating ignition timing, and fuel injection volume based on rear wheel spin.

The Super Tenere features an all-new steel frame that is designed to reduce rider fatigue during long rides. The steel main frame allows the bike to enjoy balanced strength and flexibility, while the suspension set-up on the bike gives the Super Tenere the comfortable riding characteristics a bike of its name deserves. The suspension consists of 43mm forks on the front with 7.48" of travel and adjustable preload, compression, and rebound dampening, plus an adjustable pre-load suspension on the rear that allows the rider to adjust for varying loads or a passenger with the simple turn of a knob.

Get the full specs on the Yamaha Super Tenere after the jump.

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2012 Yamaha Super Ténéré

2012 Yamaha Super Ténéré

Yamaha’s Super Ténéré sportsbike is the kind of two-wheeled bike that is built for adventure. Featuring an all-new, exceptionally compact 1199cc parallel twin engine with a unique 270° crank for excellent torque and traction, the Ténéré is the perfect example of Yamaha’s upstanding engineering.

Where the pavement ends the adventure begins for the all new 2012 Super Ténéré. With its heritage going back to the famous Paris to Dakar rally, the Super Ténéré is the perfect machine to experience all facets motorcycling has to offer. More than its impressive performance capabilities, the Super Ténéré also possesses a clever combination of sturdy handling, attention-grabbing looks, and a plethora of the company’s new technologies.

Whether riding across town or crossing a continent, Yamaha designed the Ténéré to be the kind of bike that provides rider comfort and convenience while also keeping it real as far as its performance capabilities are concerned. The end result is a sportsbike that catches the allure of both casual riders and enthusiasts alike. It almost seems as if the bike was built for one specific purpose: customer satisfaction.

Find out more about the Yamaha Super Ténéré after the jump.

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2011 Yamaha XT1200Z Super Tenere

2011 Yamaha XT1200Z Super Tenere

It’s a little strange, but true. Yamaha has announced the addition of a new color to their XT1200Z Super Tenere: Competition White. It’s not a new cycle by any means, but we guess purists will love the idea. This new snowy motorcycle will go on sale later this spring, but potential buyers can check it and other Yamaha bikes in Yamaha dealership right now. It seems the bike manufacturer has taken customers’ requests to heart and sent out a number of demonstrator XT1200Z Super Ténérés to dealerships for the customers’ review. This will enable riders to experience the versatile and exciting 1200cc parallel twin Adventure motorcycle for themselves.

Using the evocative Yamaha racing livery on the most contemporary motorcycle in the Yamaha stable, this model’s graphic treatment clearly celebrates the company’s 50 years in racing. The company’s adventure heritage was recently underpinned by Helder Rodregez, who secured a very brave 3rd position in the 2011 Dakar rally on his WR450F.

The 2011 Yamaha XT1200Z Super Tenere comes with traction control, ABS, and a linked braking system. For the 2011 model year, customers will not have to place a reservation on the internet as they have had to do in the past, making the purchase of this bike that much more pleasant.

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2010 Yamaha XT1200Z Super Ténéré

2010 Yamaha XT1200Z Super Ténéré

The much-awaited and anticipated Yamaha XT1200Z Super Ténéré finally broke loose with the goal of tipping the adventure-touring king, the BMW R1200GS, off its throne and we must say the all-new Japanese bike has all the credentials to make that possible. To begin with, there’s a great demand for big-bore adventure sports bikes in general and, with the right ergonomics, powerplant and innovative features, for the all-new Super Ténéré in particular.


Update: Yamaha has just released the accessories list and pics, which you can now find in our article and picture gallery. Remember, the parts are standard on the 2010 model year, which makes this kind of a limited edition bike as the 2011 one will have them too, but only in the accessories catalog.

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2008 Yamaha XT660Z Tenere

2008 Yamaha XT660Z Tenere

0Rebirth of the famous Yamaha Tenere0
The name Tenere has been synonymous with Yamaha’s rugged Adventure Sport dual-purpose models since the original machine was first launched in the early 1980’s. Developed from Yamaha’s highly successful Dakar race-winning factory bikes, the original Tenere models built up a huge following of loyal owners during the 1980s and 90s.
With an unrivalled reputation for durability, strong on and off road performance, high levels of long-distance comfort, and the (...)

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