2010 Yamaha Tenere

Discussion in 'Australia' started by Belhamel, Aug 29, 2009.

  1. Belhamel

    Belhamel Adventurer

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    Hey Guys, got the official memo today - $13999 GST incl plus ORC. Second week of September.

    Oh, I work in a Yamaha shop...
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  2. Aussie Trev

    Aussie Trev aka DRTrev

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    That could be very tempting...DRTrev might have a name change coming......:evil
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  3. RomperStromper

    RomperStromper Been here awhile

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    That's gotta go down as the most expensive jap single ever released in Oz. Pity the specs and os reviews don't seem to warrent the price. But I'll keep an open mind
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  4. WestOzKLX

    WestOzKLX Elsie with Allspeeds

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    Cheaper than the XTR?? That beast is $4000 overpriced IMHO anyway.
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  5. rhino_343

    rhino_343 Southern Explorer

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    I don't mean to be rude or offend you, but in my experience people who work in Yamaha dealers are usually the LAST to know anything about what Yamaha is doing with it's bikes!!!:deal
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  6. Hodgo

    Hodgo TWIN Cylinder ADV

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    Im happy to wait for the Honda XLV1200. Tks anyway for the heads up.

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  7. XTJohn

    XTJohn DIGITI EXTRACTUUS

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    WOW, it costs more than the price of TWO DRs!
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  8. mickd

    mickd crash test dummie

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    hi all
    ive been waiting for a few years now and if your sales man says it will be here in 2wks:rofl :rofl they have been saying that for the past year now!!! and who is going to pay that amount for a 660???not me...anyway ive been out and got a new dr650 09 for just over $7000 ride away so thats 2 dr's for the price of one yam:huh

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  9. Craypot

    Craypot Lounge lizard

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    Its made in Italy so with the premium every other euro manufacturer thinks they can stick on the price of their bikes its probably in the ball park.
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  10. Dukehunt

    Dukehunt Long timer

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    But it still says YAMAHA on the tag, and we are used to paying a low price for Japanese machinery so wonder how that will effect resale value.

    2yrs old half of new price maybe ?


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  11. K1W1

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    Am I correct in saying that we now have a Japanese manufacturer trying to flog their overpriced single for the same or nearly the same as the Bavarians ask for their overpriced single?

    Can't wait for the $2000 Yamaha riding suit so I look good on the thing. :D
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  12. Tee Dee Mmm

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    Think i would rather buy a new TDM900 for below $12,990 + on roads.
    [​IMG] Blue looks good but since when is 210/200 mm travel Long travel suspension???????
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  13. JohnG.

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    Pics?
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  14. K1W1

    K1W1 Long timer

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    Has anybody bothered to check the Yamaha Australia web site?

    Link here.

    I thought not. :D
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  15. bigdag

    bigdag vicarious rider, surfer..

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    Jeez Bel, you stirred up some criticism there.

    You fit right in.

    :lol3
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  16. Mr Smith

    Mr Smith Been here awhile

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    Thanks for the info Belhamel.
    Maybe a victim of the crazy Yamaha pricing.

    Just like the new VMax that was going walk off the floor, order only etc. A few sitting on dealer floors and will probably stay that way for a while.

    Tenere may be the same.
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  17. The Trail Cutter

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    WOOOOOHOOOOOOoooooooo nice one, can't wait to get my deposit down!!
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  18. funguschops

    funguschops Been here awhile

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    ???? you can ride away on and new XTR for 10 grand or less ????
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  19. funguschops

    funguschops Been here awhile

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    +1 - the cost of the KTM690, X Challenge etc etc is changing peoples perception of what a dual sport thumper is worth, soon the "anomolly" with be the DR650 - have those things reached $9.95 yet :lol3
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  20. Grizzlybear

    Grizzlybear Been here awhile

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    Purchased a new Yamaha XTZ600 Tenere in about 1986. One of the blue ones with the boulbous but still nice looking 23 litre tanks. This bike is one of those bikes that I often look back on with great fondness because it offered 51hp (topped out about 175/180kph) had great long travel suspension, a genuine 400+km range and only weighed about 160kg. This was a bike that went just as well up the bush as the standard big bore traillie of the day, the TT600, yet could tour the continent in comfort and was no bad thing in the twisties mixing it with the sports bikes of the day.

    Everything that I have read in the overseas m/c press says that Yamaha's new bike is reluctant to pull past an asthmatic 150kays and weighs close to 190kg. NO THANKS MR YAMAHA, I dont see the point! For $13999 one would be better off buying a new G650GS for $13,300 and spending the extra lacing up a 21" front wheel plus a Staintine.
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