Test Yamaha XT 660 R Motors TV

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Yamaha XT 660 R

Yamaha XT 660 R test


With the new European standards- this famous XT possibly fall by the wayside. But motorbike carries with it a long history and is way too emblematic for it to and here is in fact an XT all spruced up- to keep rolling on for generations to It does have some points nevertheless — a look- the capability to do just everything you ask from it and its enormous

The XT also comes in a Supermoto a model that we will be in the near future.

Esthetique: MORE MODERN

The changes made to the XT were Without being demonic- newest style offers a modern look. New front a two-part mud flap- more fairing flanks and a raised exhaust — The Yamaha bike has nearly been by these changes- and we notice from the first glimpse.

One that you will see is that the pipes pass below the exposed to potential unwelcome on the dirt. The dashboard has also given a makeover. Gone are the analogue displays and gauges for the current digital display- improving the readability and amount of available.

The controls themselves do not posses revolutionary.


The motor too has made strides. Measuring in at 659cc- 48 brake horsepower and a torque of foot-pounds. At the same time- its allows it to be more compact. The was fitted with an electronic a new cylinder head and a gain in even though at the lower of the revs. these modifications go

In this case- employing the is a definite must.


If we essentially dirt tracks to this test- it was not because the XT of enduro like qualities- but to verify its legendary easy We hit the dirt roads with the that this machine robust on tricky terrain- and on the tarmac as well. And we can honestly say the XT is more than up to the task.

It was one of the of the designers — allow for an and smooth transition from on riding to more challenging riding. The new steel tubular represents serious progress in of rigidity. The 43mm Paioli and the monocross type rear are nothing extraordinary- but they do the job in a way makes you forget they are

Very discreet. Standing up on the foot pegs- there is left to do but have some As for the brakes- the XT uses a simple disc at the front with a disc at the rear. The performance is quite correct for a single but you will have to pay extra when you are two on the XT.

However- a positive point is in the progressiveness- still appreciable on surfaces where grip is not So with that the XT is ready to set off on an The controls are smooth and the handlebars are

But beware of the weight in respect to the the 165 kilograms of the bike will you quickly that care be taken into account. You have to adapt your style to the particularities of the XT. When off the bike reminds you that p is the order of the day.

With the considerable weight- a unresponsive gearbox- and a set off mixed obviously- it has its limitations on the dirt- but you will be pleasantly surprised you return to the tarmac.


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