2010 Yamaha Super Tenere - full technical details

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Full technical details of the new Yamaha Super Tenere 1200 are available now.

Highlights include a 1199cc parallel twin with 108bhp and 84ft lb of torque, shaft drive, dual mode throttle response and three-mode ABS.

In terms of weight it’s 261kg which is roughly the same as a BMW R1200GS Adventure with power to match.        

You can read an exclusive and full report in next week’s paper out on March 3 all about the new Yamaha Super Tenere launch at the Turkish Motorcycle show where Yamaha is showing the bike for the first time.

Yamaha XT1200Z Super Ténéré Specifications

Type:   Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, inline 2-cylinder, 4-valve, fuel injected, twin spark engine
Displacement:   1199cc
Bore x stroke:  98 x 79.5 mm
Compression ratio: 11.0:1
Firing intervals:  270- and 450-degree points
Max. Power:  80.9kW (110PS) @7,250rpm
Max. Torque:  114.1 Nm (11.6kgf・m) @6,000 rpm
Lubrication system: Dry sump
Fuel supply system: Fuel Injection
Clutch type:  Wet, multiple-disc diaphragm spring
Ignition system:  Twin spark
Starter system:  Electric
Transmission system: Constant mesh, 6-speed
Final transmission: Shaft
Throttle system:  Yamaha Chip-Controlled Throttle (YCC-T)
Yamaha D-MODE: 2 modes, Sport (S) and Touring (T)
Traction control:  3 modes, TCS1, TCS2 and OFF
Exhaust System:  2-into-1

Frame:   Steel tube backbone
Front suspension: Upside-down telescopic fork, 43 mm inner tube, adjustable preload, compression and rebound damping
Front wheel travel: 190 mm
Rear suspension:  Monoshock, adjustable preload and rebound damping
Rear wheel travel: 190 mm
Front brake:  Hydraulic Twin 310 mm wave discs, ABS/Unified Brake System
Rear brake:  Hydraulic Single 282 mm wave disc
Front tyre:  110/80/19
Rear tyre:  150/70/17

Overall length:  2,250 mm
Overall width:  980 mm
Overall height:  1,410 mm
Seat height:  Adjustable 845-870 mm
Wheelbase:  1,540 mm
Min. ground clearance: 205 mm
Wet weight:  261 kg (includes full oil and fuel tank):
Fuel capacity:  23 litres
Oil capacity:  4.2 litres

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Andy Downes

By Andy Downes

Former MCN Senior Reporter