2014 Yamaha Viking FI 4x4

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Tough and versatile, the new Yamaha Viking FI 4x4 is a comfortable side-x-side that can transport up to three persons.

The vehicle is built around a 686 cc, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke; SOHC, 4 valves engine which is mated to a Ultramatic V-Belt transmission with all-wheel engine braking. The engine is fueled by a 9.7 gallons fuel tank and can tow up to 1500 Lb.

The ride is kept in check by front and rear independent double wishbone suspensions which deliver 8.1-Inches of wheel travel. The long travel suspensions are paired with a high 11.8-inch ground clearance so you won’t have any problems when you have to deal with tough terrains.

You also get a cargo bed that can be unlatched and tilted from either side when needed for ease of unloading cargo.

The Yamaha Viking FI 4x4 is offered with a base price of $11,599.

Hit the jump for more information on the Yamaha Viking FI 4x4.

Overview

Yamaha Viking FI 4x4

Viking: Capable, Comfortable, Class-Leader!

The all-new Viking redefines the SxS category with true three-person seating and its ability to out-work and out-perform the competition in the widest variety of conditions.

2014 Yamaha Viking FI 4x4 Key Features:

Yamaha Viking FI 4x4

• The all-new Viking is ready to conquer whatever comes its way with our most powerful 686cc, liquid-cooled, fuel injected, SOHC power plant. This new engine delivers strong low-end acceleration and pulls hard through the rpm range to deliver excellent power delivery for getting the job done or when hitting the trails.

• The Viking features a large-capacity air intake system that improves overall engine performance. The air cleaner box is accessible from inside the cabin for improved serviceability.

• 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.

• Industry-exclusive three-position On-Command® 4WD system lets you dial between 2WD, limited-slip 4WD and fully locked differential 4WD.

• This true 3-passenger machine achieves driver and passenger comfort with a handhold, padded head rests, and 3-point seat belts for all riders. The superior seating position, adjustable driver’s seat, and the middle seat set back 5 degrees, provide unmatched comfort that all riders will appreciate. Yamaha’s proven electric power steering technology further reduces fatigue and strain on the driver.

• The chassis design includes a convenient pass-through floor for greater ease of on-board movement, making it possible to enter and exit the vehicle from either side. The rear cargo bed is made of steel and is designed for maximum load capacity.

2014 Yamaha Viking FI 4x4 Features and Benefits:

Yamaha Viking FI 4x4

Engine:

• The Viking is equipped with Yamaha’s most powerful 686cc engine with a broad, usable powerband. Four-valve head with 10.0:1 compression delivers optimum torque for virtually any workload, and up to a 30% gain in fuel efficiency.

• Electronic fuel injection ensures peak performance in nearly all conditions and elevations, along with instantaneous cold starts.

• Engine braking performance is provided across the entire speed range.

• Large-capacity air intake system contributes to the engine’s overall power development.

• New air injection system burns the un-combusted elements in the exhaust, resulting in even further reduced emissions.

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

• Convenient dash-mounted gated shift lever (L/H/N/R) provides simple Ultramatic transmission operation.

Chassis/Suspension:

Yamaha Viking FI 4x4

• 11.8-inch ground clearance delivers maximum underbelly protection while enhancing terrainability.

• Large diameter front and rear wheel disc brakes provide unsurpassed stopping power, and the dash-mounted parking brake is simple and convenient to use.

• Standard center-mounted, heavy-duty 2-inch receiver-style hitch can tow up to 1500 pounds.

• Tough, rotomolded doors help keep mud, water and dirt on the trail where they belong.

• Stamped steel dump bed is rated to haul 600 pounds of gear, with two simple, yet proven latching levers on the left and right for maximum durability. In the bed are four standard tie-down hooks to help make sure cargo is strapped down securely.

• Cargo bed can be unlatched and tilted from either side when needed for ease of unloading cargo.

Additional Features:

Yamaha Viking FI 4x4

• The engine is located under the cargo bed and can be easily accessed when the bed is lifted.

• The seat layout is comfortable and versatile for three people. Padded head rests are included and the middle seat is set back for both driver and passenger comfort. The pass-through floor provides on-board ease of movement for getting in and out of the vehicle from either side.

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

• Steel skid plate under the frame provides protection from rocks and ruts and helps prevent the Viking from getting stuck.

• Center hood access for battery and other electrical components ease maintenance.

• Latching glove box is included to store smaller items such as cell phones, wallets, etc.

• Dash-mounted parking brake for driver convenience.

• The Viking width is sized to help minimize row crop damage.

• The driver’s seat and passenger handhold are adjustable to maximize comfort and to accommodate the widest range of appropriately sized operators and passengers.

• Equipped with four in-dash cup holders for passenger comfort.

• Large, 9.7-gallon fuel tank allows for long rides.

• Under-seat, tool-free air filter is a snap to service.

• Proudly built Real World Tough and assembled in Newnan, GA, U.S.A.

Specifications

Engine TypeLiquid-cooled w/fan, 4-stroke; SOHC, 4 valves
Displacement686cc
Bore x Stroke102.0 x 84.0mm
Compression Ratio10.0:1
Fuel DeliveryYamaha Fuel Injection (YFI)
IgnitionTCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition
Starting SystemElectric
TransmissionYamaha Ultramatic V-belt with all-wheel engine braking; L, H, N, R
Drive TrainYamaha On-Command; 3-way locking differential; 2WD, 4WD, locked 4WD; shaft drive
Suspension / FrontIndependent double wishbone; 8.1-in travel
Suspension / RearIndependent double wishbone; 8.1-in travel
Brakes / FrontDual hydraulic disc
Brakes / RearDual hydraulic disc
Tires / FrontAT25 x 8-12
Tires / RearAT25 x 10-12
L x W x H122.0 x 61.8 x 74.1 in
Wheelbase84.1 in
Turning Radius177.56 in
Ground Clearance11.8 in
Fuel Capacity9.7 gal
Wet Weight1342 lb
Bed Capacity; L x W x H600 lb; 36.6 x 54.7 x 12.2 in
Towing Capacity1500 lb
InstrumentationDigital instrument panel boasts multifunction LCD display with speedometer, odometer, dual tripmeter hour meter, 4WD status, transmission position, clock and fuel gauge
LightingN/A
Warranty6 Month (Limited Factory Warranty)
ColorsSteel Blue, Hunter Green w/Suntop, Red w/Suntop, Realtree® AP™ HD
Base Price$11,599

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