Official details of the bike are yet to be revealed nor has Yamaha confirmed that the bike would go to production. Despite that, the optimism from the bike enthusiasts seem to suggest that the it will be soon. Speculations state that Yamaha would be making an official announcement in the Intermot or EICMA 2018.
The Ténéré 700 does not exactly see itself in the touring bike category and is more focused on the dirt. Despite that, it is still capable of being used for long rides. The bike’s style and design are heavily inspired from Yamaha’s rally-raid endurance racing bikes.