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Make ModelYamaha XT 660Z Teneré Travel kit
Engine: Liquid cooled, four stroke, single cylinder, 4 valves per cylinder.
Bore x Stroke: 100 x 84 mm
Compression Ratio: 10: 1
Induction: Fuel injection, 44 mm throttle body
Ignition / Starting: TCI / electric
Max Power: 33.8 kW 48 hp @ 6000 rpm
Max Torque: 58.4 Nm 5.7 kg-m @ 5250 rpm
Transmission / Drive: 5 Speed / chain
Frame: Steel tubular diamond Frame: with dual tank rails
Front Suspension: 43 mm Telescopic forks, 210mm wheel travel
Rear Suspension: Oscillating arm standard Monocross. 200mm wheel travel
Front Brakes: 2x 298mm disc 2 piston caliper
Rear Brakes: Single 245mm disc
Front Tire: : 90/90- 21
Rear Tire: : 130/80–17
Seat Height895 mm
Dry-Weight: 183 kg
Fuel Capacity: 22 Litres
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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 ability to handle hostile off road terrain, the machine was one of Yamaha’s best-selling models throughout Europe.
Such was its ‘go-anywhere, do-anything’ reputation, that it became the machine of choice for numerous round-the-world travellers, and to this day the original Tenere and its successors have probably clocked up more ‘orbits’ of the earth than any other single-cylinder motorcycle. And at the same time as being the number one choice with adventure-seekers, the original Tenere also became a favourite with riders looking for a tough, reliable and stylish all-rounder that could perform well in almost any environment.
For 2008 Yamaha introduce the all-new XT660Z Tenere that is designed offer a new generation of adventure-seeking riders the opportunity to explore a new world of possibilities. True to the original ‘go-anywhere’ design philosophy.
Yamaha has more experience in the design of rugged and reliable large-Capacity: 4-stroke single-cylinder Engine: s than any other leading manufacturer. The famous Dakar Rally was inspired by the original XT500 model way back in the 1970s, and since then Yamaha has been at the very forefront of big-single design.
High-torque 660cc liquid-cooled Engine:
Powering the new XT660Z Tenere is a 660cc liquid-cooled 4-stroke single cylinder SOHC Engine: which has been tuned to deliver strong low to mid-range power. This gutsy powerplant makes the Tenere 660 a strong performer in a wide range of riding situations, from urban commuting through to highway touring and off road exploring.
4-valve head and fuel injection
Equipped with a highly efficient 4-valve cylinder head with a 10:1 Compression Ratio: , and featuring Bore x Stroke: dimensions of 100mm x 84mm, the new fuel-injected Tenere Engine: delivers excellent throttle response for lively off-the-line and roll-on acceleration.
The smooth-shifting 5-speed transmission is equipped with carefully chosen gear ratios that are designed to optimise the bike’s strong low to mid-range torque output, and the 2.9 litre transmission oil Capacity: ensures efficient Engine: operation even under severe conditions.