News 2012 Yamaha Super Tenere | Quick Look

2012 Yamaha Super Tenere | Quick Look

2012 Yamaha Motorcycle

Not content with releasing 2011 models this year,Yamaha is giving us an early look at the 2012 Super Ténéré.

A successful model in Europe that has spawned an American cult demanding its release, the Super Teenere gets moving thanks to a DOHC 1200cc parallel twin powerplant with a dirt- friendly 270-degree crank.

The throttle is fly-by-wire and traction control is built into the system, plus the brakes have ABS. To keep the motor on the same page as the rider, there are two power settings – T-Mode for touring and S-mode for sport.

A six-speed transmission means there will be a gear for everything from a trail in the woods to the Interstate.

2012 Yamaha Super Tenere Quick Stats

  • ENGINE TYPE: DOHC inline-twin
  • BORE x STROKE: 98.0mm x 79.5mm
  • TRANSMISSION: 6-speed
  • WHEEL TRAVEL F&R: 7.5 inches
  • SEAT HEIGHT: 34.25 inches
  • WET WEIGHT: 575 pounds
  • PRICE: $13,900

For a review of the 2012 Yamaha Super Tenere, click here. For a look into the entire 2011 motorcycle lineup, check out the Ultimate MotorCycling Digital Buyer’s Guide.

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Don Williams
Don Williams
With 50 years of riding experience, Don Williams is a fan of all kinds of motorcycles. He enjoys sport bikes, cruisers, dirt bikes, touring bikes, adventure bikes, dual sport bikes, and rideable customs. Ask Don what his favorite bike is and he will tell you, "Whatever bike I'm on."

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