yamaha have just released the first pic of their new for 2008 xt660 tenere :clap it also comes with a 22 litre underseat fuel tank .
:eek1 :eek1 :eek1 :eek1 :eek1 :eek1
That bike is a CREAM DREAM!
Yamaha’s iconic660 Tenere Paris-Daker replica motorcycle is making a return for 2008 with an all-new design.
The 2008 Yamaha XT660Z Tenere uses the 660cc liquid-cooled single from the Yamaha XT660X in a brand new steel cradle frame, which is equipped with long-travel right-way up front forks and a sculpted aluminium rear swingarm and monoshock. Twin 298mm discs and Brembo brakes stop the motorcycle, and on/off road tyres hint that the motorcycle isn’t just off-road style – it should be capable of handling trail riding and anything an around the world trip will throw at it.
The motorcycle is equipped with a huge 22-litre fuel tank, which is placed under the seat to make the riding position more comfortable with less between the rider’s legs. The tall fairing, large dual seat, luggage rack and spacious riding position are all there to attract commuters and around the world adventurers alike.
A full range of accessories will also be available – luggage, bash plates and practical parts such as centre stands are all aimed at long-distance and on/off road use.
The motorcycle will initially available in white with red Yamaha ‘speed blocks’, khaki or black/grey. Prices are yet to be announced.
So it's Yamaha, of all companies,that wants my RTW Adv. Touring Thumper business. That's a surprise. But I like it.
Would someone please PhotoShop a high front fender on that thing? Yikes.
Engine type Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, 4-valve, single cylinder, SOHC
Displacement 660 cc
Bore x stroke 100.0 x 84.0 mm
Compression ratio 10.0:1
Maximum power -
Maximum torque -
Lubrication system Wet sump
Fuel System Fuel injection
Clutch type Wet, multiple-disc coil spring
Ignition system TCI
Starter system Electric
Transmission system Constant mesh, 5 speed
Final transmission Chain
Fuel tank capacity 22 L
Oil tank capacity 2.9 L
Chassis: Steel tube diamond shaped
Front suspension system Telescopic forks
Front travel 210 mm
Rear suspension system Swingarm (monocross)
Rear travel 200 mm
Front brake Double disc, Ø 298 mm
Rear brake Single disc, Ø 245 mm
Front tyre 90/90-21 M/C
Rear tyre 130/80-17 M/C
Length 2,246 mm
Width 865 mm
Height 1,477 mm
Seat height 895 mm
Wheel base 1,505 mm
Minimum ground clearance 245 mm
Dry weight 183 kg
I wonder if we'll see that racing Dakar this year.
Love the red white speedblock version!!! Yet again Yamaha come up with the goods. Now how about a 1200cc version?:D
startrek pipes must go!!........think i want one but need a bit more seat height though
My Transalp just got Penis envy.
And from a Yamaha.. who would have thunk?
If this doesn't come stateside, I'm moving overseas!
YAMAHA... PLEEEEEASE don't keep it from us..
+1 for wanting this Stateside.
If they bring it Stateside, there may be some further changes in my stable. Looks awesome.:clap
some pics from the yamaha europe site, :D
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