Test and previews Fri 17 November 2017

XT1200ZE Super Ténéré Raid Edition m.y. 2018.

For 2018 Yamaha introduce the XT1200ZE Super Ténéré Raid Edition, the latest model in the Adventure segment, and regarded as one of the most durable and capable large capacity models in this competitive category. The high specification of this latest model is inspired by the development of the Ténéré 700 World Raid, and it comes fully prepared for serious long distance exploration.

Equipped with an outstandingly rugged and reliable 1199cc, 2-cylinder engine featuring a 270-degree cranklayout that delivers strong torque for effortless riding, the Super Ténéré is the bike that professional long distance adventurers like Nick Sanders choose to ride.
Its specification tells the serious adventure rider everything they need to know: shaft drive; electronicallyadjustable suspension; 23-litre fuel tank; adjustable seat and screen; unified braking - and advancedelectronic control technology including TCS, Cruise Control and D-MODE.

Exclusive specification
For 2018 Yamaha is able to offer the most complete package with the XT1200ZE Super Ténéré Raid Edition -Yamaha's ultimate large capacity adventure model.
Aimed at those long distance riders who want the highest specification motorcycle that's built to load up and go, the Super Ténéré Raid Edition is equipped with new 37-litre aluminium side cases, giving a total luggagecapacity of 74 litres.
These sturdy yet lightweight new side cases are designed to accommodate additional luggage that can be strapped on top, increasing the carrying capacity. For extreme durability, this high quality aluminium luggagehas all corner points reinforced in techno polymer.
For high levels of wind and weather protection the exclusive Super Ténéré Raid Edition is equipped with a high screen and wind deflectors - plus fog lamps fitted as standard meaning the XT1200ZE Super TénéréRaid Edition has the same 4-lamp face design as theTénéré 700 World Raid.
To give added peace of mind when riding off road, the Raid Edition is fitted with a rugged skid plate featuringside extensions that help prevent damage to engine cases over rough or rocky terrain. The Super TénéréRaid Edition is also equipped with exclusive carbon side panels, while the newly designed graphics reinforceits rugged go-getting spirit, and underline its position as the ultimate large capacity Yamaha Adventure model.

XT1200ZE Super Ténéré Raid Edition - Technical Highlights
Newly designed dual 37-litre aluminium side cases for 74 litres total carrying capacity
High screen and wind deflectors
Skid plate with side extensions
Fog lamps
Carbon side panels
Exclusive new Raid Edition graphics
1199cc, liquid-cooled, inline, 2-cylinder engine
270-degree crank for strong torque
Shaft drive with clutch dampers and shaft dampers
Electronically adjustable suspension
Intelligent unified braking system and ABS
Traction control, cruise control and Yamaha D-mode
Tough spoked aluminium wheels with tubeless tyres
Tapered aluminium handlebars and adjustable screen
LCD instruments with gear position indicator
190mm travel, adjustable front and rear suspension
Adjustable seat height from 845mm-870mm
23 litre fuel tank and stitch less dual seat

National Distributor Information

Yamaha Blue with Raid Edition Graphics
Tech Black with Raid Edition Graphics

The 2018 XT1200ZE Super Ténéré Raid Edition will be available at Yamaha dealers starting in March 2018.