|09-10-2007, 08:12 AM||#1|
Joined: Mar 2005
Location: Praha Czech Republic
yamaha have just released the first pic of their new for 2008 xt660 tenere it also comes with a 22 litre underseat fuel tank .
mr moto screwed with this post 09-10-2007 at 08:19 AM
|09-10-2007, 08:25 AM||#4|
Joined: Aug 2007
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.
|09-10-2007, 08:32 AM||#6|
Joined: Jun 2006
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.
|09-10-2007, 08:32 AM||#7|
Forero Maniaco Compulsivo
Joined: Jan 2007
Location: Murcia, Spain
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
|09-10-2007, 08:41 AM||#8|
Joined: Nov 2004
Location: Crestwood, Kentucky
I wonder if we'll see that racing Dakar this year.
1998 RMX 250 singletrack bike
1999 DR350SEX Dual Sport bike
1996 XR600R adventure bike
KY state Vet A offroad champion
TAT, KAT and TWVT survivor
|09-10-2007, 08:41 AM||#9|
Joined: Mar 2004
Location: Wolverhampton. England.
Love the red white speedblock version!!! Yet again Yamaha come up with the goods. Now how about a 1200cc version?
|09-10-2007, 08:46 AM||#10|
Joined: Jan 2004
Location: Los Angeles
|09-10-2007, 09:00 AM||#12|
Needs to get back to work
Joined: Dec 2005
Location: Shreveport, Louisiana
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..
Experience is the worst teacher; it gives the test before presenting the lesson. - Vernon Law
|09-10-2007, 09:06 AM||#14|
Prophet of Doom
Joined: Feb 2004
Location: New Hampshire, USA
If they bring it Stateside, there may be some further changes in my stable. Looks awesome.
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