With his tireless single cylinder 660 cc single overhead distribution with 4 valves, liquid cooling and power electronic injection, the beautiful off-road bikes of the House of Iwata face a new season commercial unchanged even under the aspect cycle, with telescopic forks, rear shock absorber and spoked wheels with a diameter of 21 “front and 17″ rear .
It ‘the same basic technique of sister motard XT660X, also equipped with steel frame and disc brakes, but on XT660R are 298 mm by 245 mm front is always behind. The two single-cylinder Yamaha boast the same maximum power, equal to 48 hp at 6,000 rpm and peak torque of 60 Nm at 5250 rpm.
A change of course is the nature of the two bikes. If the motorcyclist is designed for use strictly road and urban XT660R Instead, the wider horizons, also by virtue of the inheritance left her by the progenitor of the XT series, the first legendary 500 and subsequent 550 and 600 protagonists in the eighties and nineties of many beautiful pages of enduro and vocational education.