Yamaha’s Tenere 700 Lands in Oz

Pre-production models to do the rounds ahead of official launch


Yamaha Motor Australia have announced three of the new Tenere 700 motorcycles have arrived in Australia and will embark on a travelling roadshow in July before the model goes on sale towards the end of 2019.

The all-new twin cylinder adventure bike will appear in venues across Australia and New Zealand so that riders can get up close and personal with the new lightweight ADV model.

For the full details on this new model see:
Yamaha Ténéré 700 lands in December at $15,499 +ORC (link)

Yamaha Tenere MBL STA
Yamaha Tenere 700

The three units will be presented in three different guises – one accessorised with an Australian off-road theme, one in full touring mode with hard luggage and low seat option; while the third unit will be standard. All three colour options will be represented.

Yamaha Tenere MBL STA
Yamaha Tenere 700

The travelling road show will be headlined by Yamaha legend, keen Tenere rider and four times Mister Motocross, Stephen Gall. Special guests include Yamaha’s Australian Dakar Rally – and prototype Tenere – rider Rodney Faggotter. Tenere Tragic organiser Andrew Clubb and Ride ADV head honcho Greg Yager will also be on hand to discuss all things Tenere.

Sean Goldhawk – Yamaha Motor Australia Marketing Manager

“This will be a great opportunity for customers to get up close and personal with the new Tenere 700 and learn more about it. Each event will feature a full media type presentation with contributions and insights from our special guests. Customer will also be able to register their interest in the new model and the related accessories as well as some exciting new adventure rides that we are planning for new Ténéré 700 owners.”

Yamaha's Sean Goldhawk presented new Yamaha product at Moto Expo
Yamaha’s Sean Goldhawk

To register your interest to attend visit the YMA website and get your name down quick! See: https://yma.bike/tenere700tour. Yamaha Motor Australia will contact you to confirm your registration.

Note that due to the pre-production status of these units, they are not able to be test ridden. See below for the list of dates.


  • Queensland
    • Mackay – Monday 8th July
      • Mackay Marina, Mulherin Drive Mackay Harbour QLD 4740
    • Brisbane – Wednesday 10 July
      • Novotel Brisbane Airport, 6-8 The Circuit Brisbane Airport QLD 4008
  • NSW
    • Newcastle – Friday 12 July
      • Noahs on the Beach, 29 Zaara Street Newcastle NSW 2300
    • Sydney – Monday 15 July
      • Atura Blacktown, 32 Cricketers Arms Road Prospect NSW 2148
  • Victoria
    • Melbourne – Wednesday 17 July
      • Parkroyal Melbourne Airport, Arrival Drive Melb Airport Tullamarine VIC 3045
  • Tasmania
    • Hobart – Saturday 20 July
      • Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart, 1 Davey Street Hobart TAS 7001
  • South Australia
    • Adelaide – Tuesday 23 July
      • Stamford Grand Adelaide, 2 Jetty Road Glenelg SA 5045
  • Western Australia
    • Perth – Saturday 27 July
      • Esplanade Hotel Perth, Corner Marine Terrace & Essex St Fremantle WA 6160
  • New Zealand
    • Auckland – Friday 16 August
      • TBA
    • Wellington – Sunday 18 August
      • TBA
    • Christchurch – Wednesday 21 August
      • TBA
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