Targeting the on/off road adventure market, and stiff competition from the Ducati Multistrada and segment godfather the R1200GS from BMW, the 2013 Yamaha Super Tenere is a bike that brings Japanese pragmatism (for better or worse) engineering (mainly for better) and economy (surprisingly, only by a little) to the table.
2013 Yamaha Super Tenere Specifications & Features
Engine Type: Four-stroke, two cylinder, DOHC
Engine Displacement: 1199cc
Bore Stroke: 98.0 mm x 79.5 mm
Compression Ratio: 11.0:1
Fuel System: Fuel Injection with YCC-T
Ignition: TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition
Starting System: Electric
Transmission: Constant-mesh Six-speed
Final Drive: Shaft
Rake Trail: 28° / NA
Seat Height: 33.3 in. or 34.3 in.
Wheelbase: 60.6 in.
Front Suspension: Telescopic fork, 43 mm tube, adjustable preload, compression and rebound damping
Rear Suspension: Monoshock, adjustable preload and rebound damping, 7.5-in. of travel
Front Brake: Dual 310 mm hydraulic disc, ABS/Unified Brake System
Rear Brake: 282 mm single disc
Front Tire: 110/80-19
Rear Tire: 150/70-17
Fuel Capacity: 6.0 gal.
Dry Weight: 578 lbs.
Based on analysis and information from private sources and dealers across the internet, the average retail price of a 2013 Yamaha Super Tenere is
Last updated August 9, 2016
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