Yamaha XT 660R Yamaha

XT 660R, 2005 Yamaha XT 660R Remember the days when manly men rode XT's? Almost three long decades ago Yamaha launched the XT500 and the model would grow to become the inspiration source for countless variations on the rough-and-macho dual-purpose theme. You could almost say that the whole cult of adventure sports started with this model. People rode XTs -- -500s, -550s and -600s -- across deserts and trails, raced them (mainly in their TT guise) or simply set about crossing Australia or Patagonia on one, tent and sleeping bag strapped to a sturdy rack. With the raise in importance of the Paris-Dakar race, parking a "Ténéré" (the so-called 'race replica' version with its 7.5 gallon gas tank) in front of a bar or coffee shop in Paris was a proven method to get the chicks, especially if you wore a color-matched off-road jacket lightly spotted with mud stains. Just how big an impact the XT series had at the time can be judged from the fact that for quite a few years, the XT600 used to top European… Read more

Vitals

  • Make Model
    Yamaha XT660R
  • Year
    2005
  • Engine
    Liquid cooled, four stroke, single cylinder, 4 valves per cylinder.
  • Capacity
    659
  • Bore x Stroke
    100 x 84 mm
  • Compression Ratio
    10: 1
  • Induction
    Fuel injection, 44 mm throttle body
  • Ignition / Starting
    TCI / electric
  • Max Power
    33.8 kW 48 hp @ 6000 rpm
  • Max Torque
    58.4 Nm 5.7 kg-m @ 5250 rpm
  • Transmission / Drive
    5 Speed / chain
  • Frame
    Steel tubular diamond frame with dual tank rails
  • Front Suspension
    43 mm Telescopic forks, 225mm wheel travel
  • Rear Suspension
    Oscillating arm standard Monocross. 200mm wheel travel
  • Front Brakes
    Single 225mm disc 2 piston caliper
  • Rear Brakes
    Single 200mm disc
  • Front Tyre
    90/90- 21
  • Rear Tyre
    130/80–17
  • Dry-Weight
    165 kg
  • Fuel Capacity
    15 Litres
  • Consumption average
    23 km/lit
  • Standing ¼ Mile
    14.2 sec
  • Top Speed
    164.7 km/h
  • Tips & Tricks
    Tips & Tricks

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