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ADV NewsYamaha Announces Accessory Packs for the Tenere 700

Yamaha Announces Accessory Packs for the Tenere 700

The Tenere 700 gets an array of accessories to suit customer riding styles.

Published on 05.13.2019

Tenere 700 Accessory Packs

While the U.S. still has a year-long wait until the Yamaha Tenere 700 hits dealer floors, European markets are in better luck as they will finally see the much-anticipated machine this September. In addition, potential customers will be able to demo the bike before its arrival starting in June.


Powered by a high-torque CP2 689cc engine and equipped with a compact chassis, the rally-bred Tenere 700 is claimed by Yamaha to be one of the most versatile motorcycles in the class. To offer riders a more customized experience, Yamaha has developed a choice of Tenere 700 Accessory Packs that give customers the freedom to create their very own motorcycle to suit their riding style and personal preferences – be it through the comfort in longer travel, or the desire for a more sporty adrenaline rush.

Explorer Pack

Yamaha Tenere 700 Adventure Motorcycle

The Explorer Pack offers an enhanced long distance road riding experience together with high versatility off road. Rugged lockable aluminium side cases give 72 liters of secure carrying capacity for self-sufficiency in remote locations, while the center stand allows for stable parking and facilitates routing maintenance. The Explorer pack also includes a 33% thicker skid plate that covers a larger area than the standard item, and the tubular engine guards help to protect cases and body panels from accidental damage – and there’s also a mono seat rack that gives added carrying capacity.

Tenere 700 Accessory Packs

Tenere 700 Accessory Packs

  • Aluminium Side Cases: 37L capacity per side, combined capacity of 74L
  • Side Case Keys
  • Center Stand: allows stable parking, with strong and durable tubular construction
  • Skid Plate: 33% thicker and covers a larger area than standard skid plate
  • Mono Seat Rack: easily mounted with flat surface
  • Engine Guard: protects panels over and above the engine

Rally Pack

Yamaha Tenere 700 Adventure Motorcycle

Aimed at Tenere 700 owners looking for some serious action in the dirt. The higher and flatter, 1-piece rally seat gives riders more freedom to shift their body weight to suit the terrain and gives an authentic rally look – while the lightweight Akrapovič slip-on muffler emits a throaty-rich exhaust note that underlines the bike’s rally-bred specification. The Rally Pack’s chain guard and chain guide ensure that the transmission runs true when pushed hard off road – and a radiator protector helps to prevent wayward stones and debris causing any problems. And to keep the Tenere 700 looking sharp there’s also a licence plate holder, LED blinkers and a protective tank pad.

Yamaha Tenere 700 Adventure Motorcycle

  • Rally Seat: with narrow profile and high-grip sides
  • Akrapovic Exhaust: reduces weight and enhances sound
  • Chain Guide: protects and controls the chain from moving up and down
  • Chain Guard: laser-cut aluminium with a prominent Tenere 700 logo
  • Radiator Protector: protects your radiator from small stones and twigs
  • Number Plate Holder: for a cleaner look
  • LED Blinkers: Includes blinker speed regulating resistor. 9 LEDs per blinker
  • Tank Pad: protects the tank from your gear scratching it

Note: In addition to the Explorer and Rally Pack, Tenere 700 owners can also order accessories ‘à la carte’. Other accessories offered include heated grips, LED fog lamps, a lowering kit (18mm seat height reduction) and more.

Build the Ultimate Tenere 700

Yamaha Tenere 700 Adventure Motorcycle

Yamaha’s MyGarage APP is the best way for Tenere 700 customers to build their dream adventure bike online with Yamaha Genuine Accessories. The app allows for a quick and easy way to view all configurations of the Tenere 700 from any angle, enabling potential customers to see which combination of colors and accessories works best for them. Once the personalized bike has been created, it can be saved and shared with friends. Once a final decision is made on the ideal specification, it can be sent to the local Yamaha dealer who will turn it into reality.

Yamaha Tenere 700 European Demo Tour

Starting in June and running through into July, the Tenere 700 Demo Tour rewards Yamaha Adventure bike fans by giving them the opportunity to evaluate the new bike for themselves and take a close look at all of the colors and both Accessory Pack options, before arrival of the Tenere 700 in the market.

Yamaha’s team of expert guide riders and technicians will start their European Demo Tour, and over the following weeks will visit Germany, Italy, Spain, France, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Belgium and the UK.

Yamaha Tenere 700 Adventure Motorcycle

The Demo Tour enables potential customers to try this new adventure bike out before they place their order. Orders placed via the Online Ordering System before July 31st 2019 qualify for a special price of €9,299 (£8399) for the standard model. The Tenere 700 will be available in Yamaha dealerships from September on starting at €9,699 (£8699).

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Yamaha Tenere 700 Specs

Engine Type: 689cc liquid-cooled DOHC 4-stroke; 8 valves
Bore x Stroke: 80.0mm x 68.6mm
Compression Ratio: 11.5:1
Fuel Delivery: Fuel Injection
Power*: 72.4 HP (54 kW) @ 9000 rpm
Torque*: 50.2 ft-lbs (68 Nm) @ 6500 rpm
Transmission: 6-speed; wet multiplate clutch
Final Drive: Chain
Suspension/Front: 43mm inverted fork, fully-adjustable; 8.3-in travel
Suspension/Rear: Single shock, adjustable preload (w/remote adjuster) and rebound damping; 7.9-in travel
Brakes/Front: Dual 282mm hydraulic disc; selectable ABS
Brakes/Rear: 245mm hydraulic disc; selectable ABS
Tires/Front: 90/90R21 Pirelli® Scorpion® Rally STR
Tires/Rear: 150/70R18 Pirelli® Scorpion® Rally STR
Seat Height: 34.6 in
Wheelbase: 62.6 in
Maximum Ground Clearance: 9.5 in
Fuel Capacity: 4.2 gal
Wet Weight*: 452 lbs (205 kg)
Warranty: 1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)
Color: Ceramic Ice, Tech Black and Competition White

* European model specs

Author: ADV Pulse Staff

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May 13, 2019 10:42 pm

Will the USA get a demo tour and special pricing for early orders too? Since it won’t be long before people start riding this thing we’ll finally get some impressions from people other than test riders. Hope it’s very good after waiting soooo long.

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May 14, 2019 6:40 pm
Reply to  Patriot159

Hopefully we’ll see the same deal and get a demo tour ahead of its arrival on this side of the ocean. We’ll sure be letting our readers know if we hear anything from Yamaha!

May 15, 2019 12:21 pm

Where do the 205kg come from? I don’t see any weight in the specs on the German or UK website!

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May 20, 2019 9:14 am
Reply to  Kai-Uwe

Yamaha provided this claimed weight a few months ago.

May 17, 2019 1:37 pm

How much does the accessory pack jack up the MSRP ? Knowing how Yamaha prices accessories, once loaded out the door, this bike will eat up 20K Canadian Loonies and likely swing interested buyers back to considering KTM or AT Honda !

May 22, 2019 11:55 am
Reply to  BCTenerizer

Have you seen the KTM 790 in person? It looks way worse in person than it does in pictures. On paper the specs for the KTM look great but aesthetically its a real stinker, in my opinion of course.

February 7, 2020 8:41 am
Reply to  BCTenerizer

In looking at some UK sites, the USD equivalent to what they are charging for the Explorer Pack in GBP is around $2500.00, putting you at just under $3,400.00 CDN

May 22, 2019 12:03 pm

It pathetic list options for a bike that should been on the market long time ago and still is not.

K. Hughes
K. Hughes
May 22, 2019 12:24 pm
Reply to  Jan

I agree!! I can only guess how many people have left the Yamaha fold over this long and protracted model release.
May 23, 2019 8:01 am

This brilliant bike is gonna do really well, it’s basically a lighter Africa Twin, with the legendary reliability of these Japanese machines … perfect for world travel, commuting, the whole lot … in my opinion of course … but I’m still a very happy Africa Twin owner.

May 30, 2019 11:27 pm

While it may be lighter weight wise it is also about 20 horse lighter. Not sure how well the upper part of the crash bars will protect…look kind of springy. I noticed that the lower fairing bolt is directly behind a horizontal bar on both sides…great for maintenance. The left side of the skid plate (Explorer Pack) has a nice flair to protect the stator cover but I sure wouldn’t want any part of me between the ground and it’s edge. The lower accessory light protectors look weird but might come in handy when she naps. How about tubeless????

July 10, 2019 3:34 pm

1.Fuel tank capacity we need 24 to 30 litres
2. Rider seat hight must be can adjustable 810 to 860 mm.
3. Ground clearance must be can adjustable 220 to 270 mm.

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January 23, 2020 2:46 am

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April 30, 2020 7:41 pm

Is this engines firing sequence the same, or, similar to the XT1200Z. meaning the 270 degree firing order??

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April 30, 2020 7:46 pm
Reply to  Ron

Yes it sure is a 270-degree crank.


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