The Yamaha Super Tenere XT1200Z Big Thread

Discussion in 'Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan' started by mr moto, Feb 9, 2008.

  1. Night Falcon

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    It will probably be out in time to compete with the new KTM 1190 adventure...hope Yamamotors make a better offering than the current one! (don't worry USA you aint missin anything by not havin the 660 Tenere...buy a Transalp)
  2. Roughidle

    Roughidle Super Star Destroyer....

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    SHoot, sign me up!

    Ill bet $10 that it wont come to this side of the pond though.

    I would love it if the 9X0's were made by yamaha.

    Dont get me wrong, I know that a japanese co. would probably engineer some of the excitement out of it. but man its fun to think about: the 9X0's with the same riding characteristics, but with japanese quality control.
  3. XRV

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  4. XRV

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  5. TTRider

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    The new Super Tenere will arrive in 2010. Thats for sure.

    But it will never in now way be comparable to the KTM.

    The new ST will try to compete with BMW. This will be a hard job. There is obviously no intention in hunting in the same area the KTM does.

    KTM is ready to race ! You see with any small piece of an 950 SE that this motorcycle is made for pure hardcore offroading. Even with any 950/990 Adv its easy to go offroad and the bikes are made for offroading (and i am not talking about the superb R models).

    The ST is a nice bike and will be somewhere between an Varadero and a TDM. But nowhere close to any KTM.

    Nowadays there are several really good DS-bikes out there: KTM and BMW but also the new Transalp and some nice exotics like the MOTO MORINI and the STELVIO from MOTO GUZZI.
  6. eakins

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    do you have some kind of disconnect from reality?
    why are you asking for something different from from yami has allready presented. guaranteed a finished bike allready exists and this is just a visual teaser to create excitement. this teaser gives just enough away to excite but not give up any new technical advances.

    it's gonna be a gs competitor & have
    -injection. you think any new bike in the world won't???
    -abs. yes that is the safety standard that all bikes will have in the future
    -19 " & 17 " tires. those are the standard tubless tire size beast's use. get over it.

    as for the other things. usd, yes. long travel, only so much as it's contrallable, it's not a dirtbike. big tank, i'm sure of that. weight, it is a beast, s we'll see.


  7. SenorPeligro

    SenorPeligro Proper Naughty

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    Traction Control... :dunno
  8. bikyto

    bikyto Dans le doute...gaz!

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    so 2010-2011!!!
    Under 200kgs

    probably won't make it on this side of the pond before 2013...
    That was my dream bike when I started riding in the 80's
  9. GSMark

    GSMark Just Love Bikes

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    Looks like the ST will have a tubeless front tire. Check out the front rim.

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  10. eakins

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    not bloated like a gs though. people want long distance travel ammenities and that comes at a weight price. you can't have it both ways. i do see things many people have expressed desire for such as usd forks (w/ the assumption the rear suspension will be just as competent), spoked rims w/ tubless wheels (tires can be plugged), selectable abs. yami seems to be listening.

    for many shaft drive is ideal for this kind of bike. like i said it's not a dirtbike, not even a big ds thumper. it's a beast with world travel over all types of terrain written all over it. it what many 1000 strom owners (the japanese beast group) wished suzuki would build and instead yami did.
  11. 123element

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  12. GSMark

    GSMark Just Love Bikes

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    Looks like the front tire is tubeless. Check out the rim. Much like a trials bike (Montesa) tubeless rear wheel.

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  13. codys

    codys Lost in the Vizcaino

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    I'm all for more options in the big adv bike market but what is with all the chromed parts. That pic above makes me think of a chopper with a knob put on it. Man I hate chrome... :puke1
  14. diskow

    diskow Been here awhile

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    Seems you dont use so much imagination... :)
    What I listed is not so far from reality... if you want to invent something.. dare to do it... and be the best and most original...

    you are far away...

    and no.. i was not talking about dirt bike
  15. protondecay123

    protondecay123 Been here awhile

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    Can't wait to see the finished product. :thumb
  16. SenorPeligro

    SenorPeligro Proper Naughty

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    OK so now the bad news. The teaser material for this bike is on Yamaha Europe and NOT Yamaha USA. :becca

    Draw your own conclusions...
  17. Iwantabikesobad

    Iwantabikesobad Long timer

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    I heard Yamaha yas looking into buying Buell.
    May'be they are going to use that to jump into the market
  18. Varitech

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    Hello greetings from México !

    :norton Surfing the net I found this news, my dream of a great dual purpose is becoming a reality, see the following pictures:

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    Some features:

    - 1200 cc-engine, two cylinders in line.
    - Cardan.
    - Rims 21 and 19 inches, tubeless Wire Wheels.
    - ABS-System series.
    - UBS-System (Unified Braking System).
    - Traction control.

    I'm very happy, I suppose the price will be somewhat higher and more here in Mexico and that if they decide to sell it, but I'm sure that will open many fortunate to enjoy it and await your comments and photos.


    Anyone have more information and pictures?

    More information: http://www.yamaha-motor-europe.com/super-tenere/
  19. edgy

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    Old news already!:huh
  20. AvonTier

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    I don't think the pics are anything to go by. They probably just want to convey the concept, and not divulge any details.