Yamaha Super Tenere XT 1200 ZE Review

Yamaha Super Tenere XT 1200 ZE
Photo Credit To yamaha-motor.eu

Brake Magazine Bike Tester Jonathon Pearson took the 2014 Yamaha Super Tenere for a trip around the UK.

Everything about this hugely capable long distance adventure bike has been designed to take you further than you ever imagined was possible.

Equipped with a hugely powerful 1,199cc engine and a rugged chassis featuring electronically adjustable suspension, the Super Ténéré is ready to thrill on the highway and excel on the dirt.

Details

  • 1,199cc liquid-cooled inline 2-cylinder engine
  • 270 degree crank for strong torque
  • Shaft drive with clutch dampers and shaft dampers
  • Electronically adjustable suspension
  • Intelligent unified braking system and ABS
  • Traction control, cruise control and Yamaha D-mode
  • Tough spoked aluminium wheels with tubeless tyres
  • Tapered aluminium handlebars and adjustable screen
  • LCD instruments with gear position indicator
  • 190mm travel, adjustable front and rear suspension
  • Adjustable seat height from 845mm-870mm
  • 23 litre fuel tank and stitchless dual seat

Engine

Engine type Forward-inclined parallel 2-cylinder, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 4-valves
Displacement 1,199cc
Bore x stroke 98 mm x 79.5 mm
Compression ratio 11.0 : 1
Maximum power 82.4 kW (112PS) @ 7,250 rpm
Maximum Torque 117.0 Nm (11.9 kg-m) @ 6,000 rpm
Lubrication system Dry sump
Clutch Type Wet, Multiple Disc
Carburettor Electronic Fuel Injection
Ignition system TCI
Starter system Electric
Transmission system Constant Mesh, 6-speed
Final transmission Shaft

Chassis

Frame Steel tube backbone
Front suspension system Upside-down telescopic fork, Ø 43 mm
Front travel 190 mm
Caster Angle 28º
Trail 126 mm
Rear suspension system Swingarm, Adjustable preload and rebound damping,

(link suspension), Monoshock

Rear Travel 190 mm
Front brake Hydraulic dual disc, Ø 310 mm wave discs
Rear brake Hydraulic single disc, Ø 282 mm wave disc
Front tyre 110/80R19M/C 59V
Rear tyre 150/70R17M/C 69V

Dimensions

Overall length 2,255 mm
Overall width 980 mm
Overall height 1,410 mm
Seat height 845/870 mm
Wheel base 1,540 mm
Minimum ground clearance 190 mm
Wet weight (including full oil and fuel tank) 265 kg
Fuel tank capacity 23 litres
Oil tank capacity 4.2 litres

Post source : yamaha-motor.eu

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