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2014 Yamaha Grizzly 550 FI

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Tough and reliable to the core, the 2014 Yamaha Grizzly 550 FI has all it needs to tackle even the toughest terrains without baking down.

The 2014 Yamaha Grizzly 550 FI is built around a 558 cc, 4 stroke, SOHC, 4 valve liquid-cooled engine which is derived directly from the Grizzly 700 unit. The engine is kept cool by a high-capacity radiator with fan and is fueled by a 5.3 Gallons fuel tank.

You also get a stainless steel exhaust system that features aluminum heat shields and a screen-type spark arrestor.

As far as suspensions are concerned, the Yamaha Grizzly 550 FI comes with fully independent long-travel four-wheel suspension with WideArc A-arms up front and five-way preload-adjustable shocks, and gas charged rear shocks.

The Yamaha Grizzly 550 FI is offered with a base price of $7,999.

Hit the jump for more information on the 2014 Yamaha Grizzly 550 FI.

Overview

Yamaha Grizzly 550 FI

The Bear Essentials

This hard-working, ultimate trail machine tackles the toughest chores and roughest terrain with On Command 2WD/4WD, Ultramatic automatic transmission and more.

2014 Yamaha Grizzly 550 FI Auto. 4x4 Key Features:

Yamaha Grizzly 550 FI

• The 550cc class has a leader, with a fully featured package based on its best-selling bigger brother, the Grizzly 700 FI, with a largest-in-class 558cc powerplant and excellent value.

• Yamaha Fuel Injection means instantaneous cold starts and optimal performance in nearly any condition, from sea level to 15,000 feet.

• Ultramatic® transmission with dual-range (Hi/Lo) drive and reverse is the most advanced drive system available. An automatic centrifugal clutch maintains constant belt tension for reduced belt wear and uses a sprag clutch for all-wheel downhill engine braking in 4WD mode and reverse.

• Three-position On-Command® 4WD sytem lets you switch between 2WD, limited-slip 4WD and a fully locked differential 4WD—all with the simple push of a button. Override button allows engine to make maximum rpm in full Diff. Lock mode.

• Fully independent long-travel four-wheel suspension with WideArc™ A-arms up front and five-way preload-adjustable shocks provides maximum ground clearance for unparalleled comfort over rough terrain.

• Advanced digital instrument panel boasts a multifunction LCD display with speedometer, odometer, dual tripmeter, hour meter, 4WD status, transmission position, clock and fuel gauge.

• The Grizzly 550 boasts the lightest weight in its class at only 648 pounds wet weight.

2014 Yamaha Grizzly 550 FI Auto. 4x4 Features and Benefits:

Yamaha Grizzly 550 FI

Engine:

• This 558cc 4-stroke SOHC 4-valve liquid-cooled engine is derived directly from the industry-leading Grizzly 700 powerplant.

• Ceramic-composite cylinder liner provides outstanding durability and heat dissipation; 92mm forged piston is light and strong and rides on a carburized chrome-moly connecting rod.

• Two-lobe overhead cam and a pair of needle-roller rocker arms reduce friction by 50 percent for increased fuel efficiency and torque.

• Gear-driven crankshaft balancer shaft and 4-position rubber engine mounts reduce vibration.

• Yamaha Fuel Injection uses a Mikuni® 40mm throttle body and idle speed control valve to provide easy cold starts and flawless fuel delivery in nearly any condition, from below sea level to 15,000 feet.

• Pushbutton electric start with seven-disc torque-limiting damper assembly to protect the starter motor.

• Stainless steel exhaust system features aluminum heat shields and a screen-type spark arrestor for great power with minimum noise output.

• High-capacity radiator with fan motor delivers maximum cooling efficiency and is positioned high in the frame for optimal protection.

• Five-position shift lever with H, L, N, R and P gates has a light shifting feel with easy engagement, providing positive Ultramatic transmission control.

• Specially designed drive system air intake helps prevent overheating and assists in keeping water and debris from entering the drive case.

• Oil access cover allows easy access to check oil level.

Chassis/Suspension:

Yamaha Grizzly 550 FI

• Full-size chassis provides the same high level of comfort enjoyed by Grizzly 700 riders.

• Front and rear lower A-arm guards offer excellent protection — and Grizzly 550 features WideArc™ front A-arms for outstanding ground clearance that’s 5 inches wider than that provided by ordinary designs.

• Fully independent long-travel four-wheel suspension with WideArc™ A-arms up front and five-way preload-adjustable shocks provides maximum ground clearance for unparalleled comfort over rough terrain.

• Gas charged rear shocks offer a quality damping feel and excellent performance over a long period of time.

• CV boots are made of tough polyethylene for more durability than typical rubber boots.

• Four-wheel hydraulic disc brakes serve up powerful and consistent braking performance.

• 5.3-gallon fuel tank is located under the seat for excellent mass centralization and handling; there’s a 4.8-liter water-resistant storage compartment under there, too.

• 10.8 inches of ground clearance and full-length composite skidplate deliver maximum underbelly protection while enhancing terrainability.

• 25x8-12 front and 25x10-12 rear Maxxis® tires provide responsive steering and handling and excellent comfort.

• Direct driveshaft design efficiently transfers power while providing outstanding durability with less vibration.

Additional Features:

Yamaha Grizzly 550 FI

• Advanced digital instrument panel boasts a multifunction LCD display with speedometer, odometer, dual tripmeter, hour meter, 4WD status, transmission position, clock and fuel gauge.

• Rugged steel cargo racks with special, extra-durable wrinkle paint finish can pack a total of 286 pounds combined (99 front, 187 rear).

• Fenders have a textured finish that resist scratching and scuffing.

• Center-mounted, heavy-duty trailer hitch comes standard and can tow more than 1300 pounds.

• Dual 35-watt multireflector halogen bulb headlights with high/low beams provide bright illumination for nighttime work or play.

• Assembled in Newnan, GA, U.S.A.

Specifications

Yamaha Grizzly 550 FI
Engine type4-stroke, liquid-cooled single; SOHC, 4 valves
Displacement558cc
Bore x Stroke92.0 x 84.0mm
Compression Ratio9.3:1
Fuel DeliveryYamaha Fuel Injection (YFI); 40mm
IgnitionTCI, 32-bit ECU
Starting SystemElectric
TransmissionYamaha Ultramatic® V-belt with all-wheel engine braking/H, L, N, R, P
Drive TrainYamaha On-Command® pushbutton; 3-way locking differential; 2WD, 4WD, locked 4WD; shaft drive
Suspension / FrontIndependent double wishbone; 5-way preload adjustment, 7.1-in travel
Suspension / RearIndependent double wishbone; 5-way preload adjustment, 9.5-in travel
Brakes / FrontDual hydraulic disc
Brakes / RearDual hydraulic disc
Tires / FrontAT25 x 8-12
Tires / RearAT25 x 10-12
L x W x H81.3 x 46.5 x 48.8 in
Seat Height35.6 in
Wheelbase49.2 in
Turning Radius126 in
Ground Clearance10.8 in
Fuel Capacity5.3 gal
Wet Weight648 lb
Rack Capacity99 lb Fr./187 lb Rr.
Towing Capacity1322 lb
InstrumentationDigital LCD multifunction display; speedometer, odometer, dual tripmeter, hour meter, clock, fuel gauge and gear position
LightingDual 35W Halogen multireflector headlights & 21W/5W brakelight
Warranty6 Month (Limited Factory Warranty)
Price$7,999 (Steel Blue, Hunter Green)
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