Buyers Guide 2016 Yamaha Super Tenere

2016 Yamaha Super Tenere

2016 Yamaha Super Tenere | Buyer’s Guide

2016 Yamaha Super Tenere 60th Anniversary Yellow
2016 Yamaha Super Tenere

With long-travel suspension (7.5 inches at each end) that is fully adjustable up front, as well as damping adjustable in the rear, the 2016 Yamaha Super Ténéré is a credible off-road open-class adventure bike that is also very much at home on the open highway.

To make riders more comfortable, the seat height can be seat at 33.3 or 34.3 inches above the ground. ABS is standard, as is linked braking. An integrated carrier system in the rear allows various configurations of bags and touring accessories, while the 6.1-gallon tank lets you go for long rides between gas stops.

For 2016, the Super Ténéré is available in Yamaha 60th Anniversary Yellow livery for a $500 premium.

Yamaha Super Tenere Review

2016 Yamaha Super Ténéré Specs:

  • Engine: 1199cc liquid-cooled inline twin; DOHC; 8 valves
  • 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: 6-speed; multi-plate wet clutch
  • Final drive: Shaft
  • Front suspension: 43mm inverted forks; adjustable preload, compression and rebound damping; 7.5 inches of travel
  • Rear suspension: Monoshock; adjustable preload and rebound damping; 7.5 inches of travel
  • Front brakes: Dual 310mm hydraulic discs, Unified Brake System and ABS
  • Rear brakes: 282mm single disc, Unified Brake System and ABS
  • Front tires: 110/80R19
  • Rear tires: 150/70R17
  • L x W x H: 88.8 x 38.6 x 55.5 inches
  • Seat height: 33.3 or 34.3 inches
  • Wheelbase 60.6 inches
  • Rake: 28.0°
  • Fuel capacity: 6.1 gallons
  • EPA estimated fuel economy: 43 mpg
  • Wet weight: 575 pounds
  • Warranty: 1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)

2016 Yamaha Super Tenere Colors:

  • 60th Anniversary Yellow
  • Raven

2016 Yamaha Super Tenere MSRP:

  •  $15,090 (Raven)
  • $15,590 (60th Anniversary Yellow)

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Don Williams
Don Williams
With 45 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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