2012 YAMAHA Super Ténéré (Tenere)

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The all-new ultimate adventure touring platform with a host of technological features and accessories.

Yamaha has a long history of success at the famous Paris to Dakar Rally. In fact, Yamaha won the first ever event in 1978 and has since followed up with 8 other victories at this gruelling rally. The new and versatile 2012 Yamaha Super Ténéré is designed to be the most exciting next-generation adventure tourer, combining Yamaha's Dakar-bred toughness and reliability with light, easy handling and advanced rider assist technology.

Intercontinental adventure awaits.

All it takes is one look at the rally-inspired 2012 Yamaha Super Tenere and the wonder lust sets in. And there's no stopping it with a super compact parallel twin engine with a unique 270 degree firing order, a wide ratio 6-speed transmission, YCC-T (Yamaha Chip Controlled Throttle) - optimum throttle control and acceleration, Traction Control, Anti-lock Breaking System (ABS), adjustable seat height and the list goes on. Dream big because the 2012 Yamaha Super Ténéré will take you there.

Adventure traveling takes skill, determination and endurance - as well as unwavering confidence in your machine.

The lessons Yamaha learned during the Dakar Rallies, has been utilized in the development of the Super Ténéré. Lightweight, compact, and easy to handle, the Super Ténéré offers a host of rider assist technologies that make it the ideal adventure touring mount. But there is more, a lot more. The Super Ténéré is an ultra versatile performer that will turn any ride into an enjoyable adventure, including the commute to work. From pavement to gravel to dirt, the Super Ténéré is ready to provide an incredibly fun riding experience.


MSRP* $13,900 (Impact Blue) Priority Delivery Program - Delivery begins May 2011
$13,900 (Raven) Priority Delivery Program - Delivery begins May 2011

= Type 1199cc, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke 2-cylinder DOHC
= Bore x Stroke 98.0 x 79.5mm
= Compression Ratio 11.0:1
= Fuel Delivery Fuel Injection with YCC-T
= Ignition TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition
= Transmission Constant mesh, 6-speed
= Final Drive Shaft

= Suspension / Front Telescopic fork, 43mm tube, adjustable preload, compression and rebound damping, 7.48-in travel
= Suspension / Rear Monoshock, adjustable preload and rebound damping, 7.48-in of travel
= Brakes / Front Dual 310mm hydraulic disc, ABS/Unified Brake System
= Brakes / Rear 282mm single disc
= Tires / Front 110/80R 19M/C
= Tires / Rear 150/70R 17M/C

= Length 88.6 in
= Width 38.6 in
= Height 55.5 in
= Seat Height 33.26 or 34.25 in
= Wheelbase 60.6 in
= Rake (Caster Angle) 28.0°
= Fuel Capacity 6.0 gal
= Fuel Economy** N/A
= Wet Weight*** 575 lb

= Warranty 1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)