Yamaha T7 Concept Preview

Although this is a so-called concept bike, we’re confident we’ll be seeing a production version of this mid-sized adventure bike by EICMA 2017. It uses a new frame wrapped around a version of the FZ-07’s satisfying and compact parallel-Twin motor, with longer-travel suspension to soak up off-road hits.

More details on the T7 can be found in the link above, including how it was co-developed with Yamaha’s official rally team. For now, take a look at what Evans Brasfield has to say about it after perusing in Milan at the EICMA show.

At EICMA 2016, Yamaha unveiled the T7 concept; a prototype for a future adventure model we believe will slot beneath the Super Ténéré. Inspired by the XT600Z Ténéré, launched 33 years ago at the Paris Show, the T7 concept looks to draw on many of the attributes that helped Yamaha sell over 61,000 units of the XT600Z between 1984 and 1994 – mainly its simplicity and race-bred pedigree.

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