Yamaha Motor Canada Ltd is introducing a new lineup of Side-by-Side (SxS) vehicles, providing superior Capability, Comfort and Confidence to deliver Proven Off-Road performance in a variety of terrain.
Yamaha's 2019 lineup is highlighted by the all-new Wolverine X2. Following last year's launch of the four-seat Wolverine X4, the Wolverine X2 leads the way in tight, technical terrain in a compact, nimble chassis as the ultimate two-seat trail-exploring vehicle.
Also new for 2019 is the enhanced YXZ1000R Sport Shift (SS), redesigned to deliver added comfort and confidence for those ultimate high-performance off-road adventures anywhere in the country.
Yamaha's SxS lineup also includes the hardworking Viking and Viking VI utility vehicles with three- and six-seat cabins, 600-pound dump bed, and powerful 1,500-pound towing capacity.
"From trail-exploring recreational vehicles to hard working farm hands and the ultimate pure-sport machine, the evolution of Yamaha's off-road SxS lineup continues into 2019 with the goal of growing the community of off-road enthusiasts across the country," said Chris Poirier, National Manager of Motorsports.
All-New 2019 Wolverine X2: Ultimate Trail-Exploring Machine
The all-new Yamaha Wolverine X2 combines Proven Off-Road capability and confidence-inspiring performance with Real World comfort in a compact, nimble chassis making it the ultimate trail-exploring vehicle in tight, technical terrain. Its versatile and work-ready design features a comfortable two-person cab configuration, along with a newly designed 600-pound-rated dump bed with an automotive-style one-hand operated tailgate and impressive 2,000-pound towing capacity. No matter the adventure, both driver and passenger will enjoy the comfortable, quiet ride, which welcomes conversations at any rpm range thanks to the smooth, vibration-free power of the vehicle's new 847-cc twin cylinder engine.
2019 Wolverine X4: An Unmatched Family Adventure Vehicle
The 2019 Wolverine X4 delivers superior handling, especially on tight, technical trails, combined with legendary Yamaha durability and reliability. Smooth, ultra-quiet power comes from a 847-cc twin cylinder engine while a compact, nimble chassis cradles the most versatile cab in its class with industry-exclusive sliding stow-away full-size rear seats for expanded cargo capacity when needed and capable of carrying up to 600 pounds. Furthering its capability and versatility, the Wolverine X4 is rated for a full 2,000 pounds of towing via a two-inch receiver hitch. The Wolverine X4 also comes standard with a new Speed Management System, which limits the vehicle to a top speed of 25 MPH by simply turning a (removable) key, making it ideal for work sites and other specialized operating conditions.
New 2019 YXZ1000R: Coast-to-Coast Pure-Sport Domination
Designed for ultimate high-performance off-road adventures on a wide variety of terrain – from open deserts and dunes to muddy trails and rough, rocky terrain – the new YXZ1000R SS's aggressive, race-ready chassis delivers coast-to-coast capability, comfort and confidence.
The new YXZ1000R boasts several enhancements including new styling, a new oversized relocated radiator, lower seats, updated suspension, and increased accessory integration. Designed with either a full-manual transmission for ultimate vehicle control and connection, or with high-tech paddle shifters in the SS package, all YXZ models are equipped with Yamaha's most off-road capable Real World Tech features including dependable On-Command 4WD, and industry-leading, speed-sensitive EPS. Available in Yamaha dealers this fall.
Viking and Viking VI: Hardworking, Dependable Farm and Ranch Hand
Yamaha's Viking and Viking VI SxS vehicles are value-packed, with Proven Off-Road capability and Real World Tough durability. Combined with its comfortable and confidence-inspiring ride in its class-leading cab room for three to six people, Vikings are the toughest and hardest working utility-based SxS vehicles that are also fun to drive.
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