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2017 Yamaha Super Tenere on www.Totalmotorcycle.com
TRANSCONTINENTAL ADVENTURE AT ITS BEST...
Powerful inline twin, cruiser control, D Mode, traction control, ABS and adjustable seat.
The Super Ténéré comes with a prestigious lineage of success at the famous Paris to Dakar Rally. In fact, Yamaha won the first ever event in 1978 and followed that up with 8 other victories at the world's most gruelling rally.
The Super Ténéré comes standard with anodized, aluminum side cases. With a capacity of 32L, these water resistant cases are capable of carrying and protecting just about anything you throw at them. The one-key fits all operating systems also means you won't have to worry about extra keys.
The Super Ténéré is built for adventure, with an exceptionally narrow and compact 1199cc parallel twin using a unique 270° crank for excellent torque and traction. Engine mass is kept low for surprisingly light, agile handling. Its wide-ratio 6-speed transmission has the right gear, whether on the open highway or off-road. Your adventure begins here.
Whether touring across North America, carving up a twisty road or exploring a deserted fire road, the Super Ténéré is guaranteed to provide the highest levels of comfort, convenience and performance that riders have come to expect from Yamaha.
2017 Yamaha Super Tenere www.Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features
Compact and Powerful Engine
The Super Ténéré® is built for adventure, with an exceptionally compact 1199cc parallel twin using a unique 270° crank for excellent torque and traction. Engine mass is kept low for great handling. Narrow 2-cylinder inline engine is slim and compact for carving tight lines in twisty mountain roads.
Wide-ratio 6-speed transmission has the right gear, whether on the open highway or off-road. The durable enclosed shaft drive is protected from the elements while providing a direct, responsive connection to the rear wheel.
Advanced Fuel Injection
Twin downdraft throttle body fuel injection with YCC-T® (Yamaha Chip Controlled Throttle) delivers optimum throttle control and acceleration. Two-position D-Mode (Drive Mode) throttle response allows the rider to adjust mapping for conditions or preferences.
Traction control lets the rider get on the gas with confidence. This very advanced system regulates ignition timing, fuel injection and throttle valve opening based on wheel spin, providing a smooth response that is not abrupt like the competitors. Three modes available to match rider preference, including off.
Super Ténéré has both an Antilock Braking System (ABS) and Unified Braking System (UBS). With UBS, squeezing the front brake lever also provides some rear-wheel braking; pressing the rear brake first overrides UBS for traditional separate front and rear braking action.
Convenience and Comfort
Whether riding across town or crossing a continent, rider comfort and convenience are important. Super Ténéré delivers, with cruise control, an adjustable seat height and windshield, tuneable front and rear suspension, low-maintenance shaft drive, centerstand and more.
2017 Yamaha Super Tenere www.Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits
1199cc, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 4-valve, inline twin produces serious torque and horsepower.
26 degree engine slant.
allows use of downdraft intake system
reduces centre of gravity for lighter, agile handling
DOHC 4-valve cylinder head design.
37mm intake & 31mm exhaust valves with Isonite coating on valve tips for durability
valve angles are 12.5 degrees intake & 14 degrees exhaust
cylinder head design provides a compact combustion chamber
2- spark plugs per cylinder.
shortens the flame diffusion time for more complete combustion
speeds combustion for excellent torque character
42,000 km valve adjustment interval.
Short skirt, forged aluminum pistons.
fast throttle response
reduced reciprocating mass means less mechanical vibration
270 degree crankshaft with uneven firing order (270 & 450 degrees).
superior throttle control & excellent rear wheel traction
Carburized connecting rods (carburizing is a heat treating process that increases the carbon content on the outer surface of the rod).
excellent strength & durability
Direct ceramic composite plated cylinder uses "liner less" bores
ceramic coating sprayed directly on the aluminum block, eliminating the liner & reducing weight
excellent heat dissipation for consistent power delivery
coating enhances the thin film of oil between the cylinder & piston, reducing friction & increasing power
Dual, gear driven balancer shafts.
reduced engine vibration for excellent rider & passenger comfort
Single, side mounted radiator (LHS) with ring-type cooling fan.
maintains consistent engine temperatures for optimum performance
side mounted location lessens unit's overall length of the bike for agile handling
eliminates the possibility of the rad being damaged by debris kicked up by front wheel
Dry sump lubrication system (oil tank is integrated into engine cases).
eliminates deep design oil pan for increased ground clearance
Easy access spin-on type oil filter & easy access oil drain plug.
fast & easy oil changes
"Closed loop" 46 mm dual bore Mikuni throttle body fuel injection system.
system uses throttle position sensor (TPS) & acceleration position sensor (APS)
injectors feature 12 holes & 20 degree spray pattern for excellent fuel atomization
"closed loop system" uses an oxygen sensor to "sniff" spent exhaust & automatically adjust the fuel / air ratio for reduced emissions
fuel injection benefits include; choke-free starting, steady idling during warm up, excellent fuel economy & reduced emissions
Yamaha Chip Control Throttle (YCC-T)
YCC-T electronically controls throttle valves for outstanding throttle response & controllability
YCC-T system provides precise control of intake air volume for a smoother torque curve
ECU that controls YCC-T is capable of responding to changes at a speed of 1000th of a second
Yamaha traction control system.
works in conjunction with the YCC-T system, utilizing front & rear wheel sensors
when rear wheel begins to loose traction, the ECU modifies the YCC-T function, ignition timing & fuel injection to reduce power & eliminate wheel spin
actuation button is on the multifunction instrument panel
traction control helps maintain traction when accelerating on slippery surfaces. System automatically engages when the ignition is turned on but can be turned off if desired
2 operating modes: TCS1 completely eliminates wheel spin & TCS2 allow limited wheel spin
Yamaha D-Mode variable throttle control... 2 modes available
enables the rider to adjust the performance characteristics of the engine based on riding preferences or riding conditions
"S mode" provides normal / instant throttle response
"T mode" provides slower response for more "relaxed" engine power delivery
D-Mode switch is located on the R.H.S. handlebar switch gear.
Electronic cruise control system (part of the YCC-T functions).
"settable range" is from 50 to 160 km/hr ? transmission must be in 3rd gear or higher
system cancelled by activating either brake, clutch, using activation switch or closing throttle
Wide ratio 6-speed transmission.
optimized gear ratios for a wide variety of riding conditions
top gear is an overdrive gear ? reduced rpms at highway speeds ? excellent rider comfort
Low maintenance hydraulic clutch.
light, linear, consistent clutch feel
Low maintenance, compact shaft drive system.
utilizes a hypoid type final gear (allows the use of a smaller ring gear)
reduced unsprung weight for enhanced handling
Maintenance-free transistor controlled ignition (TCI).
produces a strong spark for fast starts
provides precise ignition timing / mapping for optimum engine performance at all rpms
Direct ignition coils (ignition coil is built into the spark plug cap) with iridium spark plugs.
Automatic decompression device.
fast, easy starting
lighter weight, more compact starter motor
2 into 1 exhaust system.
features a honeycomb style catalyzer to reduce emissions
compact "elliptical" shaped, short design muffler reduces machine width
heat shield protects rider and passenger
Compact 600 watt (@ 5,000rpms) AC magneto.
lots of electrical power for accessories
High tensile steel, backbone-style frame. Engine is a stressed member. Steel pipe is used for its excellent strength - rigidity balance and more inherent softness than aluminum (comfort). The engine is mounted low in the frame and allows for a fuel tank design which lowers the centre of gravity for a lighter riding feel.
Detachable aluminum rear sub frame.
sub frame designed to withstand the rigors & loads associated with adventure riding
Long design, low pressure cast aluminum swingarm.
Casting method offers superior strength (material is more dense)
long design contributes to excellent stability & rear wheel traction
left side of swingarm "houses" drive shaft
Fully adjustable 43mm KYB inverted fork.
Front wheel travel is 190mm (7.5")
adjustments include 7-way (15mm) spring preload, 10-way rebound & 13-way compression damping
adjustable design allows the rider to tailor suspension settings to match rider weight, load & terrain conditions.
Adjustable link-type Monocross rear suspension.
rear wheel travel is 190mm (7.5")
easy access "knob type" spring preload adjuster (no tools required to adjust rear preload)
rear shock adjustments include: 6-way spring preload and 18-way rebound damping
Tapered aluminum handlebar reduces weight and offers excellent strength. Handlebar position & bend is designed to be both versatile & comfortable whether sitting or standing.
ABS equipped dual 310mm front disc brakes.
"wave style" floating front discs / rotors
ultra-rigid 4-piston monoblock calipers
master cylinder uses a 16mm piston
excellent braking performance & "feedback"
ABS equipped "wave-style" 282 mm rear disc brake.
single piston, slide-type rear caliper
rear master cylinder uses a 14mm piston
The ABS or Anti-Lock Braking System features Yamaha's latest generation independent linear controlled system with step-less, infinitely variable hydraulic pressure adjustment. The ABS unit, the ECU and the hydraulic unit are combined into a single compact unit that allows for mass centralization. This system uses the same wheel sensors as the traction control system to reduce weight. When the system senses impending wheel lock-up, it regulates the hydraulic pressure to the point just before the wheel or wheels lock-up. The benefit of ABS is excellent control under hard braking or when braking on wet, slippery or loose surfaces. The ABS system is designed to help prevent wheel lock up.
Unified Brake System is combined with ABS system. When the front brake is activated, an electronic control applies some rear wheel braking force as well. The amount of rear braking force is dependent upon how hard the front brake has been applied, unit speed and the amount of load on the unit. If the rear brake is applied prior to the front brake, it cancels the unified braking system temporarily (there may be times on difficult terrain when a rider does not want the unified system to activate).
Large capacity, steel 23 litre fuel tank.
lower portion of the tank is located down inside the frame rails, behind the air box & cylinders to reduce centre of gravity & centralize mass
reserve portion is 3.9 litres (when low fuel light begins to flash)
steel design allows the use of magnetic tank bags
Tubeless, spoked wheels.
"double T" type front rim features 2-raised "rails" that spokes attach to
design allows use of tubeless, radial tires
optimum spoke angle for excellent strength and durability
rear rim uses a single raised rail design
raised rails add additional strength to the rims
tubeless design allows for temporary emergency road side repairs
Dual, cat-eye, projector type H7, 55 / 55 watt headlights.
excellent illumination for extra confidence when riding after dark
solenoid moves the shade that controls the projector headlight function
Adjustable long distance designed rider seat.
rider portion offers two different height settings; low position is 845mm (33.3"), tall position is 870mm (34.3")
takes only seconds to make adjustment... no tools are required
passenger seat is removable
Multi-function plastic resin rear rack.
in standard form it is a conventional rack / carrier
also functions as a mount for the accessory 30 litre top box
additional carrier built in under the passenger seat... with passenger seat & spacer removed, becomes a long, flat platform, providing maximum cargo space
Combination rubber / steel rider footrests.
when sitting, the rider's foot is resting on the vibration damping rubber inserts
when standing, rubber inserts compresses & exposes serrated edges of the steel pegs for additional grip when riding in difficult terrain
Multi-function, LCD meter assembly. Left side features digital tach and speedo, plus fuel gauge, clock and status indicators for traction control, D-modes, and Eco System. The right side utilizes a DOT Matrix LCD display, which includes odometer, dual trip meters, outside air temp, coolant temp, instant fuel consumption, average fuel consumption, estimated travel range (based on remaining fuel), trip timer and low fuel trip meter. Other functions include grip heater status and gear indicator. Full range of warning and indicator lights as well, including cruise control and ABS status. The ECO indicator is a light that indicates the bike is being ridden in a manner that conserves fuel. Background illumination is adjustable.
Sculptured 2- piece half fairing.
offers an unobstructed view
excellent air management
good wind & weather protection
Convenient, 12 volt DC outlet (fairing dash) for GPS, cell phone or other uses.
4-position, no tools required, adjustable windscreen.
excellent wind protection
adjustment range is 60 mm (2.3")
both height & "attack" angle change as the windshield moves
cross bar can be used as GPS holder
Optional heated grips
OEM accessory heated grips offer 10 heat levels
plug & play installation
heat settings & status shown in the LCD meter assembly
Frame mounted composite tip over protectors.
located on the left & right sides of the lower edge of the fairing
offer protection for fairing, side mounted rad & battery
Quick release fasteners on lower & mid fairings.
quick access to the rad & selected electrical components including fuses
Immobilizer ignition system.
reduces possibility of "ride away" theft
system must recognize the "coded ignition key" in order to start
if the key is not recognized, electrical system will not activate, even if ignition is turned or forced into the on position
Lightweight, magnesium cylinder head and clutch covers
Centre and side stands
5-position adjustable front brake lever
4-position adjustable clutch lever
Low maintenance 11 amp hour, sealed battery
Brilliant LED taillight
Compact LED turn signals
Rugged plastic handlebar mounted brush guards
Dash board mounted 12 volt DC outlet
2017 Yamaha Super Tenere - www.Totalmotorcycle.com
USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $15099 USD
Engine Type 1199cc liquid-cooled inline 2-cylinder; DOHC; 8 valves
Bore x Stroke 98.0mm x 79.5mm
Compression Ratio 11.0:1
Fuel Delivery Fuel Injection with YCC-T
Ignition TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition
Transmission 6-speed; multi-plate wet clutch
Final Drive Shaft
Suspension / Front 43mm inverted fork; adjustable preload,
compression and rebound damping; 7.5-in travel
Suspension / Rear Monoshock; adjustable preload and rebound
damping; 7.5-in of travel
Brakes / Front Dual 310mm hydraulic disc, Unified Brake
System and ABS
Brakes / Rear 282mm single disc, Unified Brake System and
Tires / Front 110/80R19
Tires / Rear 150/70R17
L x W x H 88.8 in x 38.6 in x 55.5 in
Seat Height 33.3 or 34.3 in
Wheelbase 60.6 in
Rake (Caster Angle) 28.0°
Fuel Capacity 6.1 gal
Fuel Economy** 43 mpg
Wet Weight*** 575 lb
Warranty 1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)
Color Cobalt Blue; Desert Sandstone
** Fuel economy estimates are based on US EPA exhaust emission certification
data obtained by Yamaha.
Your actual mileage will vary depending on road conditions, how you ride and maintain your vehicle,
accessories, cargo and operator/passenger weight.
*** Wet weight includes the vehicle with all standard equipment and all fluids,
including oil, coolant (as
applicable) and a full tank of fuel. It does not include the weight of options or accessories. Wet weight is
useful in making real-world comparisons with other models.
2017 Yamaha Super Tenere - www.Totalmotorcycle.com
Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $16999 CDN
Liquid-cooled, DOHC, 8-valves (4-valves / cyl), inline twin
Bore and Stroke
98 x 79.5mm
11.9 kg-m (86 ft-lbs.) @ 6,000 rpm
YCC-T, D-Mode, Traction Control & Cruise Control
Mikuni 46mm throttle body F.I
Estimated Fuel Consumption±
18.2kpl / 51.4mpg (Imp.)
Ignition / Starting
TCI / Electric
Fully adj. inverted 43mm fork / 190mm (7.5") wheel travel
Adjustable link Monocross / 190mm (7.5") wheel travel
Dual 310mm discs / 4-piston calipers / ABS equipped & unified
282mm disc / single-piston caliper / ABS equipped & unified
1,410mm (55.5") to 1470mm (57.9")
Rake / Trail
28 degrees / 126mm
845mm (33.3") or 870mm (34.3")
23 litres (5.1 Imp. gal.)
261kg (574.2 lbs)
Dark Purplish Metallic Blue
2017 Yamaha Super Tenere - www.Totalmotorcycle.com
European Specifications/Technical Details
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £ GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)
Model not available
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