Whereas the remainder of the world seethes, European journey riders have loved the Ténéré 700 Rally since 2020. The up-spec variant lives as much as its surname with off-road-oriented fine details like a sturdy skid plate, an upgraded seat, and an Akrapovic muffler. Oh, lest we neglect the Sonauto Yamaha-inspired paint scheme?
Nicely, for 2023, Staff Blue spoiled the Continent but once more with the Ténéré 700 Rally sporting Yamaha’s traditional white and pink velocity block livery. The variant might stay a European unique however Japanese clients can now construct their very own Rally with new Ténéré 700 equipment.
Supplied by Yamaha’s Japanese equipment model Y’s Gear, the brand new after-purchase set options all of the parts that set the Rally aside from the bottom mannequin Ténéré. That features the trim-specific bodywork, Akrapovic silencer, and rally seat. The strengthened bash plate, chain guard, radiator guard, and chain information present further safety on the path whereas the tank pads enhance ergonomics whereas on the pegs.
As a set, the Rally equipment retail for ¥431,200 (~$3,300 USD). Nonetheless, clients don’t need to decide to the whole package deal. As an alternative, they’ll buy every half a la carte. This method permits homeowners to customise the Ténéré to their preferences and meant use.
It’s no shock that the Akrapovic exhaust is available in as the most costly improve at ¥154,00 (~$1,200 USD). Proper behind the efficiency muffler, the Rally bodywork instructions ¥88,000 (~$675 USD) whereas the skid plate provides one other ¥72,600 (~$550 USD) to the overall. The Rally seat goes for one more ¥41,600 (~$320 USD), however the remaining components don’t exceed the ¥25,000 (~$190 USD) mark.
Yamaha might have dragged its toes with providing the Rally outdoors of Europe, however with Y’s Gear’s equipment, customers can absolutely personalize their T7. Now, the one query remaining is: when will the remainder of the world obtain the equipment as effectively?