Yamaha Super Tenere XT1200Z (2010 - present)

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Yamaha Super Tenere XT1200Z (2010 - present)
More weight, more money, less vivacious and without the options list. You’ve really got to not want the BMW.

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Reviewed: 22 June 2010 by Visordown
The temptation was obvious: sales of BMW’s GS and Adventure combined make it the best-selling motorcycle in Britain, and we don’t even like trail bikes. Ducati wanted some of that big sales action so they created a bike that overlapped the GS, then added the most advanced electronics in motorcycling ...  Continue reading


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Having tried two up touring on everything from a Gixer 1000 upwards we decided that setting the satnav to "Footpaths & Farm Tracks" was not actually the best way for old folk to tour Europe on a fully ladened Z Continue reading...
Rest of the big 2013yr Adv bikes have more gimmicks but in real world day to day use the Yam does it all without need for the fashion farkles. Continue reading...
Enough power, low vibrations, comfy seats, stable at all speeds, good looking, very well-priced (the reviewers with another opinion refers to the original entry-price). Continue reading...


This is probable the best adventure bike you Could ever have.

Took her to South Australia riding on the dunes. No problem.

People think she needs more power, no way. The thing is that you can not hear the engine reving, and it feels is soft, but the truth is i am sick of doing monos because of the power this engine has.



Posted: 17/11/2012 at 12:01

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Good fuel range, long distance comfort, very stable and secure handling.
Too expensive, lacks the GS’s long options list, engine lacks sparkle.
  • Price: £13620.00
  • Year: from 2010
  • Top speed: 140mph
  • Price new: 13620
  • Engine capacity: 1199cc
  • Power: 109bhp
  • Torque: 84lb ft
  • Weight: 261kg
  • 0-60: 4.1 seconds

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