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The Yamaha FXNytro 153 was especially developed to deal with any type of trails feeling comfortable on rough tracks but also on light powder or deep snow.

Fortunately, comfort was not forgotten, and the handlebar and seat heights are perfectly matched for aggressive riding and extreme maneuvering. Moreover, for consistent control, the hooks and main bar section are made of the same grip material.

The track is made of a lightweight but solid material and has a 3-inch pitch with notched lugs for improved traction. The ride quality is assured by the ProMountain Air rear suspension which uses a Fox FLOAT 2 XV shock on its rear arm and Fox FLOAT 2 air front shocks.

Power comes from a 4 Stroke, 1,049cc, 3-Cylinder, liquid-cooled engine which offers an instant throttle response across the RPM band. The FX Nytro 153 also features an oil pressure sensing system, side heat exchanger cooling and Yamaha’s Engine Braking Reduction System (E.B.R.S.).

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The 2012 Yamaha RS Vector L-TX features a series of key features which make it one of the most reliable snowmobiles in its class. Among them there are the industry-first EPS (Electric Power Steering) system and the strong Genesis 4-stroke engine. The EPS system helps you steer effortless with maximum precision and features a computer-controlled actuator which provides the optimum level of steering assistance. On the other hand, the fuel injected engine’s mapping was especially programmed to maximize performance and to offer a linear throttle response.

It’s also worthy of being mentioned that the RS Vector L-TX is equipped with Yamaha’s 3rd generation front suspension, low-keel trail skis and mono Shock II CK 136 rear suspension.

The snowmobile is offered with many comfort features which include, a luxury seating, concentrated hand warmers, comfortable hand grips and an aerodynamic windshield.

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The Yamaha Apex X-TX is a luxury snowmobile designed to deal effortless even with the toughest trails. The snowmobile is equipped with an EPS (Electric Power Steering) system and is powered by a fuel injected 4 cylinder engine.

The engine is mounted on a lightweight frame constructed from various types of aluminium. The bulkhead is made using Yamaha’s CF aluminium die-casting technology, while the steering gate section is pressure die-cast as a single unit. Moreover the rear frame accommodates a shortened muffler and helps to centralize mass. The ride quality is assured by lightweight HPG (High Pressure Gas) front shocks paired with rear dual shocks.

The Yamaha Apex X-TX is protected from wind and snow by an aerodynamic windshield. Moreover, the snowmobile is also offered with heated grips designed to keep your hands warm while riding. The skid is wrapped in a 144"/3658mm Camoplast Ripsaw track with a re-shaped profile assuring a proper grip on any type of snow.

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The Yamaha Raptor 125 is an ideal choice for novice riders and casual riders alike. At the heart of the Raptor 125 lies a light and powerful 124cc, SOHC, four-stroke single engine combined with a single-axis counterbalancer. The counterbalancer is responsible for diminishing the vibration at the handlebars, seat, and footrests, giving the rider a more comfortable ride. The engine is mated on a five-speed gearbox with manual clutch which helps you deal effortless with any track or trail.

The ATV was designed to be used without problems by smaller riders aged 16 years and older. Thus, the handlebar, seat and foot pegs were especially developed to fit their heft and size.

The ride quality is assured by independent double-wishbone front suspension with five-way per load adjustable shocks which gives 7.5" of wheel travel and a rear swing arm handled by a 7.9" of wheel travel.

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The Yamaha Raptor 250 was designed to fill the gap between the Raptor 350 and 125 models. The ATV is powered by a light and powerful 249cc, air-cooled, SOHC, four-stroke single cylinder engine mated on a five-speed gearbox.

To keep you safe from bumps and potholes, the Yamaha Raptor 250 features a rigid and light swingarm rear end organized by a shock with adaptable preload and 7.9 inches of wheel travel. Furthermore, the front axle is kept in check by an independent double-wishbone suspension with five-way preload-adjustable shocks. The Yamaha Raptor 250’s braking system is handled by triple hydraulic disc brakes which deliver a proper stopping power even in wet conditions.

Like its other two siblings, the 2013 Yamaha Raptor 250 is fitted with dual 30-watt multireflector Krypton headlights, a 2.4-gallon fuel tank, 45mm footpegs and standard electric starting.

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Yamaha’s Raptor family was built with sportiness in mind and the 350 model makes no exception, featuring a dynamic design language a powerful engine and a series of modern technologies.

At the heart of the Yamaha Raptor 350, lies a light and powerful 348cc, air-cooled, SOHC, four-stroke single engine paired with a six speed transmission.

The Yamaha Raptor 350 is also fitted with the DC-CDI ignition system which offers a steady spark at all rpm levels for fast throttle response and a smooth, broad powerband. The suspension is handled by front a Independent double wishbone with 5-way preload-adjustable shocks and a rear Swingarm with preload adjustability.

On the other hand, the braking system is handled by the arge-diameter ventilated hydraulic front and rear disc brakes designed to provide a strong stopping power even in wet conditions. Other features include 45 mm footpegs, 30 watt multireflector Krypton headlights and a 2.4-gallon fuel tank.

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The Yamaha Raptor 700R SE received a redesigned style and a set of technical upgrades for 2013.

One of the most important features offered for 2013 are the new piggyback shock which play a major role in keeping the ride comfortable.

The bike also features a modern steel and aluminum chassis with a detachable subframe which gives a better torsional rigidity.

The Yamaha Raptor 700R SE is propelled by a lightweight 686cc four stroke SOHC engine which is combined with a five speed transmission. The bike also features Yamaha ‘s Fuel Injection system which keeps the engine performance high in a wide range of conditions, elevations and temperatures.

The stopping power is assured by new twin piston rear brake calipers and the twin aluminum-piston front disc brakes.

As far styling goes, the 2013 Yamaha Raptor 700R SE comes with black and red graphics package, along with dealer-installed GYTR front grab bar and heel guards.

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Since it made its 2003 debut, the Yamaha FJR300A was continuously improved and the latest upgrades were made for the year 2013.

The body was slightly tweaked and the bike features new upper and lower crawls. Moreover, the under crow’s adjustable panel can now be adjusted without tools.

The upper cowl is redesigned while the under-cowl has a new shape for increased wind protection. The under-cowl’s adjustable panel has a new design for rider convenience and can be adjusted without tools. Other modifications were made to the throttle, the shape of the funnel and the exhaust pipe.

On the list of 2013 updates you’ll also find a new cruise control, fresh handlebar switches, a new instrument cluster and a tweaked fork.

The bike continues to be powered by the same, lightweight 1298cc, DOHC, 16-valve, liquid-cooled inline four-cylinder engine.

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The new Yamaha FZ8 replaces the old and affordable FZS600 workhorse, but it keeps the same rugged character as its old sibling. However, the new FZ8 features increased performances a cast alloy frame and… a higher price tag.

The bike was designed with European riders in mind and it needs to face a strong opponent, namely the Kawasaki Z750 which for the moment is the segment leader.

Unfortunately the Yamaha FZ8 doesn’t have what it needs to beat its strong compatriot, but this doesn’t mean that is a bad motorcycle. For the starters, is less aggressive than the Kawasaki, but that’s not always a bad thing, as it can be used without problems by nearly anybody who wants to have some fun. The second disadvantage is the £7.920 price tag which is slightly bigger than what you usually find in this segment including the Kawasaki Z750.

At least, Yamaha added a few upgrades for 2013 to make its bike more appealing to buyers. The modifications include new muffler shape, rebound damping adjustability, rebound and compression damping adjustability added to forks and dual-textured seat material.

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The Yamaha YZF450R is a relativelly compact ATV powered by a fuel injected 449cc, 4-Stroke Single, liquid cooled 5-Valve DOHC engine mated on a five speed transmission.

The Yamaha YFZ450R features a sporty and modern design language, an ergonomic handlebar and a well padded seat. To increase comfort, the ATV’s body panels that the rider contacts during operation are of a softer plastic material.

The wheels come with the inner lip rolled, a feature that improves rigidity and saves weight. Talking about the wheels they are 50 inches wide, are wrapped in rugged Dunlop tires and measure 21 inches in the front and 20 inches in the rear offering a pretty high ground clearance.

To keep the weight down without affecting the overall rigidity, the ATV features a bolted, lightweight aluminum frame with a tensioned steel frame member.

The Yamaha YZF450 R sits on front 44mm KYB shocks which offer 9.8 inches of wheel travel and a rear, fully adjustable 46mm KYB® piggyback shock absorber which offers a wheel travel of 11.0 inches.

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