The new Viking Special Edition is packed with a long list of features that give it a pretty unique character. Among them you’ll find cast aluminum wheels, overfenders and a standard center-mounted, heavy-duty 2-inch receiver-style hitch can tow up to 1500 pounds.
At the heart of the Yamaha Viking FI 4x4 EPS SE sits a liquid-cooled w/fan, 4-stroke; sohc, 4 valves engine with a displacement of 686cc. The unit is fueled by a 9.7 gallons fuel tank and is mated to Yamaha’s Ultramatic V-Belt transmission with all-wheel engine braking. For practical reasons, the engine is located under the cargo bed and can be easily accessed when the bed is lifted.
Jump on board and you’ll be welcomed by a set of three seats with padded head rests. You’ll also find a digital instrument panel that features a multifunction LCD display with speedometer, odometer, dual tripmeter, hour meter, 4WD status, transmission position, clock and fuel gauge.
Hit the jump for more information on the Yamaha Viking FI 4x4 EPS SE.
Viking EPS SE Hits the Mark
The new Viking Special Edition is sure to turn heads with its tactical black color and graphics - add new cast aluminum wheels, overfenders and more to its arsenal and the class-leading three-person SxS vechile is locked and loaded for whatever comes it’s way.
2014 Yamaha Viking FI 4x4 EPS SE Key Features:
• 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 newengine 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.
• The Viking EPS Special Edition boasts a rugged and eye-catching tactical black color and graphic scheme. In addition, dealer-installed accessories help to elevate the comfort, convenience and overall appeal of the vehicle, including hard sun top, black cast aluminum wheels, overfenders, and mud flaps.
2014 Yamaha Viking FI 4x4 EPS SE Features and Benefits:
• 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.
• Yamaha’s proven electric power steering system is available on the Viking for excellent handling over all kinds of terrain.
• 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.
• 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 appropriatedly 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.
|Engine Type||Liquid-cooled w/fan, 4-stroke; SOHC, 4 valves|
|Bore x Stroke||102.0 x 84.0mm|
|Fuel Delivery||Yamaha Fuel Injection (YFI)|
|Ignition||TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition|
|Transmission||Yamaha Ultramatic V-belt with all-wheel engine braking; L, H, N, R|
|Drive Train||Yamaha On-Command; 3-way locking differential; 2WD, 4WD, locked 4WD; shaft drive|
|Suspension / Front||Independent double wishbone; 8.1-in travel|
|Suspension / Rear||Independent double wishbone; 8.1-in travel|
|Brakes / Front||Dual hydraulic disc|
|Brakes / Rear||Dual hydraulic disc|
|Tires / Front||AT25 x 8-12|
|Tires / Rear||AT25 x 10-12|
|L x W x H||122.0 x N/A x 74.1 in|
|Turning Radius||177.56 in|
|Ground Clearance||11.8 in|
|Fuel Capacity||9.7 gal|
|Bed Capacity; L x W x H||600 lb; 36.6 x 54.7 x 12.2 in|
|Towing Capacity||1500 lb|
|Instrumentation||Digital instrument panel boasts multifunction LCD display with speedometer, odometer, dual tripmeter, hour meter, 4WD status, transmission position, clock and fuel gauge|
|Warranty||6 Month (Limited Factory Warranty)|
|Color||Tactical Black w/Suntop|