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Yamaha XT 660Z

We test: Yamaha XT660Z – a journey around the world?

by admin on Dec 28, 2012 in Tests

Tenere motorcycle is designed to the endless wilderness. This is not an for every rider. Why?


In 2008, Yamaha the current model of the off-roadowego Previously, the whole nine on from this Japanese after a gap existed already design – model Yamaha Super Tenere.

Time of in the segment of real off-road have used competitors, who the favorable conditions on the market. them were BMW GS series . And surely both brands successfully been successful in the off-road races, including the Paris-Dakar event.

Yamaha XT Tenere – single, with a of 660 cc

The steel frame construction is produced Tenere creator the four-valve jednocylindrowa and Four-Stroke power unit.

Yamaha XT 660Z Tenere – see from the test

This generates 48 HP already at 6 000 r / min . and maximum (equal to 58 Nm) when the unit a clue tachometer will 5 500 revolutions.

Looking at the technical it can be concluded that the designers as it was the best performance in the low and middle of this single work. In the it surely is not the cutter, and travel so the decomposition Nm and horsepower to fit the conditions in the motorcycle is to move.

You have to that during the test run on an uneven surface, Yamaha XT Tenere well he could Also traveling in the asphalt can not be lack of adequate (of course, as type of construction and capacity)

But when I tried to ride a passenger, it turned out, the single is no longer so quick to In the end, about 160 pounds politeness not write the driver how he weighed and how many passenger), a large mass, such as the engine with a capacity 1,000 cc thick.

Tenere – storm

The name Tenere from the African desert lying on the border between and Chad. For ease I might add this is part of the Sahara. name – like so Yamaha give you advice in a strictly

As we mentioned already above, the fully corresponds off-road set by rider . The same flexibility and power delivery is not enough to over the wilderness.

J u first the front wheel leaves no as to the use of the machine . The front wheel is with a diameter of 21 inches, and for it is narrow and has a high profile.

On the back you can see the tire size Unquestionably means that bike has a lot of off-road capabilities. the tire tread does not athletic slicks.

While on the gravel sections of forest which wind round the small town, the wide deserve praise jumps fork and rear swing arm (21 and 20

Couch XT660Z Tenere is at an altitude of 895 millimeter . On one hand, to a high driving position to spot approaching the obstacle.

On the hand, non-adjustable seat makes the bike at less you discourage people. I think it is already old-timers and such couches for them nothing

On the plus side you also the relatively small mass – 206 pounds wet (ie gasoline and diesel).

In the event of a fall, what is not in the field, before the destruction of the which help protect the of the plastic components and the guard the engine.

Yamaha XT 660Z

In sina dal …

Motorcyclist is 23-liter fuel tank . when burned oscillating 4-5 liters gives theoretical of over 460 kilometers.

For faster the job well also meets the fairing.

Information such as of becomes the fuel that is run and to two daily, served are quite on the digital display. Tachometer is on the left side – there placed immobilizer light.

The XT660Z Tenere serve two wheels with a diameter of 298 mm. so many working single with a diameter of 245 mm. Brake itself is not a problem, a point of is quite palpable.

But if someone wanted to Yamaha with ABS, it will such an opportunity – based on from one of the dealers in Warsaw – July this year. with this system cost about £ 3 000 more a motorcycle without this

Yamaha XT660Z Tenere is a equipment, which overcome products, whether true is pure pleasure. However, due to the of the couch uncontrolled and too weak under heavy load is not an for everyone. Especially lower and a rider, who likes to travel a passenger and luggage.

Price Tenere basic version is £ 29

Competition for XT660Z Tenere BMW G 650 GS, which – like Yamaha – has a engine with a capacity of 48 hp price £ 29 850). The second is a Honda Transalp XL700V £ 32 200), which drives unit with an output of 60

Yamaha XT 660Z Tenere – see from the test

— and economical engine,

— chassis with high-clearance and a jump lice,

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Yamaha XT 660Z
Yamaha XT 660Z
Yamaha XT 660Z
Yamaha XT 660Z
Yamaha XT 660Z
Yamaha XT 660Z
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