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Old 6th November 2018, 01:33   #1
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Default EICMA 2018: Yamaha unveils all new Ténéré 700

Yamaha has taken the covers off the all new Ténéré 700 at an exclusive pre-EICMA event held at Milan. Tenere 700 is Yamaha's adventure tourer in the middleweight segment and is claimed to be a "lightweight, go-anywhere, adventure touring motorcycle".

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Yamaha claims that all the testing performed on their Ténéré 700 World Raid concept has culminated in this final production version -

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Ténéré 700 World Raid: Tested to the extreme

The first sign that Yamaha was developing a new Adventure Touring motorcycle came with the launch of the T7 concept in 2016. Displayed at motorcycle shows all over the world, it created immense interest and gave riders a taste of what was to come. In 2017 Yamaha introduced the Ténéré 700 World Raid prototype that was one step closer to the final production specification.

Since then, the Ténéré 700 World Raid prototype has undergone an intensive world tour in various key locations all over the globe. During this development phase, the bike was subjected to the most extreme testing in hostile terrain and severe climatic conditions.

Piloted by a team of professional riders including multi Dakar winner Stéphane Peterhansel and Official Yamalube Yamaha Rally Team riders Adrien van Beveren and Rodney Faggoter, the World Raid prototype was pushed to its limits across the globe, from Australia's unforgiving outback to the brutal South American deserts.

While accounting for thousands of hours of testing on the development bikes, the Ténéré 700 World Raid program also showcased the design of the motorcycle to many hundreds of local riders who were invited to give Yamaha their valuable input and help shape the final production model.
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Ténéré 700 features a rally-bred T7-inspired Adventure Touring design.

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Built on an all-new lightweight double cradle tubular steel frame that makes it ideally suited to a variety of riding conditions. Featuring a compact 1,590mm wheelbase and a slim body, and with 240mm of ground clearance, the Ténéré 700 is designed to help its rider conquer the roughest terrain.

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The bike measures 2,365mm in length, 915mm in width, 1,590mm in wheelbase and has a seat height of 880mm. Fuel tank capacity is 16 litres.

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The new Ténéré 700 comes equipped with a distinctive looking 4-LED headlight assembly that is a direct spin-off from Yamaha's latest factory rally bikes and the T7 concept machine.

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Powered by a 689cc parallel twin engine that produces a peak power output of 73bhp@9000rpm and 68Nm@6500rpm of torque.

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Front end features 43mm USD forks with 210mm of suspension travel, while the rear end features a link-type suspension with 200mm of suspension travel and a remote preload adjuster. Gets a 90/90 R21 front end, with a 150/70 R18 rear - both with spoked wheels and Pirelli Scorpion Rally STR tyres.

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The multi-function LCD display features two trip meters and comprehensive information including gear position, fuel level, estimated fuel range, average and instant fuel consumption. The braking system consists of dual 282mm wave-style front discs and a 245mm wave-style rear disc, and ABS is switchable for off-road conditions -

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When it goes on sale in the second half of 2019, the Ténéré 700 goes up against the much anticipated KTM 790 Adventure. USA will be getting the bike only in the second half of 2020, and there are no indications of an India launch yet.

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Featuring a compact 1,590mm wheelbase and a slim body, and with 240mm of ground clearance, the Ténéré 700 is designed to help its rider conquer the roughest terrain...
...or normal indian roads


The bike looks absolutely fantastic! Offcourse Yamaha will never launch it here or it may come with some insane pricing.
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Or normal indian roads
That 880mm seat height will surely raise a lot of questions in the Indian market. That will require a lot of skill for the average Indian height.
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Is this bike even an option for 5'7 to 6' people. It looks like its made for 6ft+ . Does anyone know of any 'short' people who ride a tenere?
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Is it me or the bike looks a lot similar like RE Himalayan modified by Wrench Kings?
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Is it me or the bike looks a lot similar like RE Himalayan modified by Wrench Kings?
Wrench kings have amply used the tenere as inspiration.

Not the other way around.
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Is this bike even an option for 5'7 to 6' people. It looks like its made for 6ft+ . Does anyone know of any 'short' people who ride a tenere?
Gaston Rahier , height - 5'3" ...the shortest Dakar rally winner ever.

Imo people from 5'10 onwards can easily tip toe on both feet while the shorter ones can on one foot atleast. But, reaching the ground is one thing and being able to ride off-road is whole different ballgame.
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Is it me or the bike looks a lot similar like RE Himalayan modified by Wrench Kings?
What is this thing?. Looks like it rammed onto a minion and the minion got stuck onto the top of the bike.
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