The Yamaha Apex SE is a comfortable and luxury snowmobile built to deal effortless with snowy tracks.
In its freezing adventures , the 2013 Yamaha Apex SE is helped by a strong Genesis 4 stroke Top Performance engine which features fuel injection and Yamaha’s unique EXUP (Exhaust Ultimate Power Valve) technology that improves the torque characteristics in the low and mid RPM ranges.
Apart from its strong engine, the 2013 Yamaha Apex SE is also fitted with a full air suspension and EPS (Electric Power Steering) which help it deal effortless with any type of track and snow.
The 2013 Yamaha Apex SE is built on a lightweight frame constructed from varying types of aluminum. The bulkhead is made using Yamaha’s unique CF aluminum die-casting technology, while the steering gate section is pressure die-cast as a single unit.
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Yamaha Apex SE
This is it – the trail snowmobile that leads the luxury class. Full air suspension, EPS (Electric Power Steering) and smooth, quiet power from our exclusive 4-cylinder Genesis engine.
The Genesis® 4-stroke Top Performance unit, with EXUP and fuel injection, delivers peak power across low and mid-speed ranges, so when you open the throttle, it delivers. The track and front suspension – with Fox® FLOAT™ 2 air shocks – are teamed with a Fox® Mega FLOAT™ rear air shock to offer exceptional levels of stability and ride comfort.
This is performance, luxury, comfort and handling you’ve never experienced before – so choose the Apex SE and your every snowmobiling wish is granted.
Being out on the trails or powder is one of life’s great feelings – creating emotional moments to last long in the memory. So enjoy our snowmobiles. Each one is designed and equipped to deliver supreme handling, performance, comfort, economy and reliability.
It’s a winning combination you can depend on from your Yamaha – along with our innovative engineering and electronic control technologies that bring you and your machine closer together as a unit – to create a more satisfying riding experience than ever before.
So wherever you ride – on smooth or rough trails, soft powder or up at high altitudes – choose the perfect partner. Your Yamaha.
Electric Power Steering (EPS)
EPS makes it easier to control the machine with accuracy and precision – making you an even better, more relaxed rider. Its computer-controlled actuator provides the optimum level of steering assistance, so the machine feels lighter and more stable during turns, with reduced ski lift. EPS also helps isolate the rider from handlebar kick-back.
Genesis® 4-stroke Top Performance engine with EXUP
Yamaha’s unique EXUP (Exhaust Ultimate Power Valve) technology works at its very best with this legendary 4-stroke, 5-valve engine. Torque characteristics are improved in the low and mid-RPM ranges by controlling pressure waves when intake and exhaust valves are open together. The result? Even more powerful acceleration.
Fox® FLOAT™ 2 air front shocks
With Fox® FLOAT™ 2 shocks, an air spring forces the piston to rebound, saving significant weight by eliminating the need for traditional steel coil springs. Individual set-up preferences can be adjusted and fine-tuned to suit the rider, even when conditions change out on a trip, using the pocket-sized air pump supplied.
Fox® Mega FLOAT™ air rear shock
The mono shock rear suspension features a Fox® Mega FLOAT™ air shock. Because it uses more than twice the volume of compressed air than the front shocks, the result is an extremely comfortable ride, even on rougher surfaces. Compressed air also brings the benefits of softer cushioning for smaller bumps and strong cushioning for larger loads.
Lightweight aluminium frame
The lightweight frame is constructed from varying types of aluminium, to achieve an excellent balance of rigidity – the bulkhead is made using Yamaha’s unique CF aluminium die-casting technology, while the steering gate section is pressure die-cast as a single unit. The rear frame accommodates a shortened muffler and helps to centralise mass.
Camoplast® Ripsaw™ track
The skid is wrapped in a 128"/3251mm Camoplast® Ripsaw™ track with a re-shaped profile. This large-size track transfers power from the engine to the snow surface with great efficiency and grip. The result is outstanding acceleration in any speed range.
Optimum ski design and trail setting
To gain maximum benefit from the unique Electric Power Steering (EPS) system, the Apex SE is equipped with specially designed skis that reduce resistance and make the steering lighter. Runners are also built into the keels, for sharper cornering performance – and the ski pivot point has been moved forward by 15mm to reduce ski lift.
Extrovert drive sprockets
The modified drive wheel is combined with a longer track to deliver exceptional traction. To take advantage of the improved torque characteristics of the Genesis® engine, the extrovert drive has lugs on the sprocket wheel which act like a gear mechanism, meshing precisely with holes in the track, for positive grip and propulsion in all conditions.
|Type / Displacement||4 Stroke / 998cc|
|Bore x stroke||74.0 mm x 58.0 mm|
|Carburation||39 mm Mikuni x 4, Fuel Injection, Liquid Heated|
|Ignition system||Digital T.C.I. w/T.P.S.|
|Exhaust||2-valves, Rear Exhaust (Ti) with EXUP|
|Clutch / transmission||YVXC, Variable Ratio, Magnesium Chaincase & Cover, Reverse|
|Disc brake system||Hydraulic, 4 Piston Aluminium Caliper, Light Weight Ventilated Disc, Mechanical Parking Brake, Adjust Lever|
|Front suspension system||Independent, Double Wishbone|
|Front shocks||Fox® Float™ 2|
|Front travel||219 mm|
|Rear suspension system||Mono Shock® II Air 128|
|Rear shocks||Fox® Mega Float™|
|Rear Travel||295 mm|
|Overall height||1,210 mm|
|Overall length||2,820 mm|
|Overall width||1,200 mm|
|Track W x L x H||15 inch x 128 inch x 1.25 inch|
|Track W x L x H||381 mm x 3,251 mm x 32 mm|
|Track Type||Camoplast® Ripsaw™|
|Ski stance (ctr. to ctr.)||1,086 mm|
|Fuel tank capacity||34.6 litres|
|Hand & thumb warmers||Standard, 9 Position, Adjustable, Independent Control|
|Headlight watts, type||60/55W Halogen x 2|
Snowmobile ---- "We’d say that Yamaha Apex snowmobiles were misunderstood except that they aren’t. They simply appeal to a more discerning crowd, one that places a premium on the experience of snowmobiling and the quality of the ride."