Yamaha Canada has wrapped off the cover of updated Super Tenere in Canada. The motorcycle is yet to be launched in the USA. The all new improved heavyweight adventure tourer comes with few alterations and added features.
Increased no. of competitors in the same class forced the company to go for a total update. The 2015 edition has got even engine alterations. Now the engine is more powerful with decreased friction. The bike is powered by a 1199cc, Forward-inclined parallel 2-cylinder, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, 4-valves engine delivering a peak power of 82.4 kW (112PS) @ 7,250 rpm and a peak torque of 117.0 Nm (11.9 kg-m) @ 6,000 rpm. The engine is mated with a Constant Mesh, 6-speed transmission.
The all new updated stuff gets loaded with new features such as new LED signals, a new cruise control, heated grips, tapered alloy bars and risers, new muffler cover, redesigned multi-function LCD gauge, and a four-way adjustable windscreen.
Apart from the standard variant, there is a new model, the Super Tenere ES. It features KYB electronic suspension system featuring push-button adjustable preload and damping settings. The Tenere ES is priced $17,499,which is $1000 more than that of the Standard model.
The Super Terene is likely to be launched in the USA by March and the technical specifications will be slightly different from the Canadian edition. Stay tuned with us for updates.