Yamaha XT 600 Teneré (1983-84)

The Yamaha XT 600 Ténéré motorcycle was produced in 1983-84, with a four stroke, single cylinder, SOHC, 4 valve engine with a capacity of 595cc. It had air/oil cooling and a compression ratio of 8.5:1. The bike had a kick start and produced a maximum power of 46hp at 6000 rpm and a maximum torque of 4.5 kgf-m / 51 Nm at 5750 rpm. The transmission was a 5-speed with chain final drive. It had a telescopic air-assisted front suspension and a monoshock swingarm rear suspension, with front and rear wheel travel of 255mm/236mm, respectively. The front brake was a single 260mm disc and the rear brake was a 150mm drum. The dimensions of the bike were 2210mm in length, 890mm in width, and 1450mm in wheelbase, with a seat height of 890mm. The wet weight of the bike was 163kg, with a fuel capacity of 28 litres/7.3 US gallons and an average consumption of 59mpg. The standing 1/4 mile was 14.4 seconds and its top speed was 100mph.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Yamaha XT 600Z T~A(c)n~A(c)r~A(c)

Year: 1983 – 84

Engine: Four stroke, single cylinder, SOHC, 4 valve
Capacity: 595 cc / 36.3 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 95 x 84 mm
Cooling System: Air/oil cooled,
Compression Ratio: 8.5:1
Oil Capacity: 2.5 Litres
Induction: 27mm Dual stage Teikei Y 27 PV carburetor
Ignition: CDI
Battery: I2V/12Ah
Starting: Kick
Max Power: 46 hp / 34 kW @ 6000 rpm
Max Power Rear Tyre: 38.0 hp @ 6000 rpm
Max Torque: 4.5 kgf-m / 51 Nm @ 5750 rpm
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Chain

Front Suspension: Telescopic air assisted
Front Wheel Travel: 255 mm / 10.0 in
Rear Suspension: Monoshock swing arm
Rear Wheel Travel: 236 mm / 9.2 in
Front Brakes: Single 260mm disc
Rear Brakes: 150mm Drum
Front Tyre: 3.00-21
Rear Tyre: 4.60-18
Dimensions: Length 2210 mm / 87.0 in Width 890 mm / 35.0 in
Wheelbase: 1450 mm / 57.0 in
Seat Height: 890 mm / 35.0 in
Wet Weight: 163 kg / 359.3 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 28 Litres / 7.3 US gal
Consumption Average: 59 mpg
Standing 1/4 Mile: 14.4 sec
Top Speed: 100 mph

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