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Dominant Performers Yamaha’s 2021 UTV’s Models Are Ready For Off-Road With More Power And Performance As UTV performance continues to improve in race applications, it translates to refinements in some of the latest models for enthusiasts. Yamaha’s 2021 model line-up already has many featured derived from competition, such as a 998cc triple-cylinder engine and a choice of a manual five-speed transmission or an auto-clutch with paddle shifters, the paddle shifters, the 2021 YXZ1000R and YXZ1000R SS offer high adrenaline performance. All 2021 YXZ models feature a high-flow air intake and exhaust with an oversized rear-mounted radiator. Yamaha is also adding fully-adjustable Fox 2.5 Podium RC2 shcoks and 29-inch Maxxis Bighorn radial tires. A Special Edition YXZ1000R SS for 2021 adds color-matched contrast stitched seats, a suntop, center-mount mirror, true beadlock wheels, and enhanced underbody protection. The YXZ1000R SS XT-R package includes painted bodywork, Yamaha-exclusive Maxxis Carnage eight-ply rated radial tires for exceptional traction and durability, centerline pod lights for enhanced illumination, and a custom front grab bar with a heavy-duty WARN VRX 4500 winch and integrated in-cab switch. The 2021 YXZ1000R and YXZ1000R SS will be available in Team Yamaha Blue ($18,999 MSRP), with the YXZ1000R SS SE in either Yamaha Black or White ($20,699 MSRP). The YXZ1000R SS XT-R Edition will be available in Covert Green painted bodywork ($21,799 MSRP). 2021 YXZ models will be available this fall. Wolverine RMAX2 1000 and RMAX4 1000 For 2021 the Wolverine RMAX2 1000 and RMAX4 1000 models have a new and stronger chassis that holds a 999cc engine with multiple drive modes and Yamaha’s Proven Off-Road Ultramatic and On-Command systems. The 999cc engine is a DOHC, eight-valve, parallel twin-cylinder that can rev to 8,500 rpms and uses Yamaha’s reliable Ultramatic (CVT) transmission from which Yamaha offers a 10-year belt warranty. The Wolverine RMAX2 1000 and RMAX4 1000 also feature On-Command and a new Yamaha D-Mode, which offers three optimized power delivery settings: “Trail Mode” for a fun, relaxed ride, “Sport Mode” for a livelier experience, and “Crawl Mode” for technical driving situations. Equipped with 30-inch tires on the Wolverine RMAX2 1000, the Wolverine RMAX4 1000 models feature 29-inch tires in a staggered setup (narrower front), all on 14-inch aluminum wheels. What hasn’t changed is what Woverine owners like most about these durable recreation and work vehicles, is the 600-pound-rated bed capacity, automotive-style single-hand-operation tailgate, and 2,000-pound towing capacity through the standard 2-inch hitch receiver. The Wolverine RMAX2 1000 is also equipped with a hydraulic piston-assist dump bed, while the RMAX4 1000 offers full-size rear seats that easily stow away, allowing for expanded cargo or passenger capacity. Both vehicles have an upgraded suspension utilizing new FOX 2.0 QS3 shocks that are mounted to wide-arc a-arms, to improve high-speed agility and ground clearance to 13.8-inches on the RMAX2 1000 (13.4 on the RMAX4 1000). The RMAX4 1000 additionally offers an impressive 14.2-inches of front suspension travel with 13.3-inches in the rear, and the RMAX2 1000 features 14.2-inches up front and a 16.9-inches in the rear. LE models feature FOX iQS shock technology allowing drivers to choose three preferred levels manually by toggling a rocker switch on the dashboard. The Wolverine RMAX 1000 cabin offers padded knee areas and a soft center-console lid. XT-R and LE variations are also equipped with all-new blue LED interior floor and center-console lighting, and all-new blue LED-backlit On-Command, Headlight, Winch, D-Mode, and iQS switches. The popular Yamaha Adventure Pro powered by Magellan is now installed from the factory in RMAX 1000 XT-R and LE models with full in-dash integration, and has a lockable housing. New front LED headlights and marker lights, along rear integrated LED taillights, brake lights, and reverse lights retain trail visibility and enhance lighting while backing up. The 2021 Wolverine RMAX2 1000 has an MSRP starting at $19,799 MSRP in Alpine White and Armor Gray, while the Wolverine RMAX4 1000 is available in Armor Gray beginning at a $21,299 MSRP. Starting at a $21,999 MSRP, XT-R Editions are available in a new Covert Green and LE models are available in a new Cobalt Metallic with all XT-R upgrades, plus Fox iQS shocks, and a factory-installed stereo system starting at a $23,299 MSRP. SJ

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