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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The Yamaha Raptor 700R comes with boatloads of power, but its true appeal lies in the details, specifically all the elements that make this ATV quite a catch in its segment.
Aesthetically, the Raptor 700R is dressed to impress - and a whole lot more - with a new styling that pays true homage to the ATV’s menacing looks. Proudly assembled in the US, the Raptor 700R also has a hybrid steel aluminum frame and Controlled-Fill aluminum sub-frame and cast aluminum swing arm, all of which combine to produce a super strong structure to make the raptor 700R the lightest ATV in its class. Another bonus is a thick and comfortable seat provides great comfort to the rider, as does the adjustable suspension and the sport-tuned piggyback shocks that provide excellent ride-ability. Dual counterbalancers, electric starting, and reverse keep things nice and in order for the rider.
At the heart of the Raptor 700R is an engine that’s absolutely no joke, a 686cc engine that’s both light and strong, efficient and hard-hitting, quick-revving and performance enhancing. The engine can rev all the way to 9,000 rpm and, when combined with Yamaha’s very own YFI fuel injection system, is a powertrain that offers excellent engine performance in a wide range of conditions, elevations, and temperatures.
Then there’s the matter of handling, which the Raptor 700R draws from its YFZ inspired set-up. Thanks in large part to the ATV’s 9.1" of front travel and 10.1" out back, the state-of-the-art steel front section chassis with an aluminum rear section and detachable subframe, and the new twin piston rear brake caliper along with the twin aluminum-piston front disc brakes, combine to make sure the Raptor 700R is primed and ready for all kinds of action.
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The Yamaha Raptor 90 is one of the Japanese bike maker’s offerings in the entry-level ATV market. But even if it doesn’t have the power of its higher-profile brethren, the Raptor 90 still doesn’t hold anything back when it comes to pure, unbridled performance.
The Raptor 90 comes in a number of appealing color options, including an exclusive White version that also gets a number of graphics choices that young riders will be pretty fond of. The color options play an important role in giving the Raptor 90 a sporty and aggressive profile that only adds to the aesthetic fascination a lot of riders with the ATV.
Backstopping these aesthetic credentials is a palatable 88cc SOHC 2-valve engine that produces low-to-mid rpm range performance. The engine is then mated to a fully automatic CVT transmission while a dual A-arm front suspension, a rear disc brake, low-profile tires, and other great features, complete the make-up of the Raptor 90 and espouses all the characteristics that has turned this ATV into one unforgettable vehicle.
Speaking of the dual A-arm front suspension, the set-up carries 4.4" of travel, providing more sporty riding comfort for the ATV. Then there’s the hydraulic disc brake with a drilled rotor in the back and dual sealed drums in the front. These tools are all the more important especially for an ATV that carries the performance credentials of the Raptor 90.
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Sometimes, you don’t need to be a rocket scientist to be able to judge an ATV’s capabilities. The 2012 Yamaha Raptor 700R SE is one of those vehicles that just fits the mold. All you need to do is know that this one packs a wallop for an engine and you’re all set.
It’s hard to argue against a 686cc Yamaha fuel-injected engine, especially if it’s considered as the most powerful powertrain fitted into a Yamaha ATV. Dual counter-balancers and a 44mm throttle body get fuel into the thumping engine, making for a far smoother ride than most ATVs. On top of that, the Raptor 700R also has a Yamaha Fuel Injection (YFI) system that provides excellent engine performance in a wide range of conditions, as well as a competition-spec dry-sump lubrication system that boosts usable horsepower and keeps overall engine size more compact.
More than just its superb performance traits, the Raptor 700R SE also paints a pretty stellar picture. It’s not pretty, but it catches your attention. The low-slung, aggressive styling is a definite head-turner, as is the number of design features that make this ATV a useful off-road companion. It has a long, YZ-style seat that allows maximum rider comfort, a thumb throttle lever, a large-capacity, 2.9-gallon fuel tank, multireflector 30-watt Krypton headlights, an LED taillight, and a digital meter with all the information a rider needs for his adventures. Since this model is characterized as a special edition, the bike was outfitted with some nifty add-ons, including Pro Armor Nerf Bars, a Pro Armor Bumper and Radiator Cover, and special graphics and colors.
As an off-road conqueror, the Raptor 700R also comes with upstanding handling capabilities, highlighted by a state-of-the-art chassis featuring a steel front section with an aluminum rear section and detachable subframe to create a super-strong structure and the ideal wheelbase for light, quick, super-accurate steering.
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The 2012 Yamaha Raptor ATV isn’t so much a hardcore off-road ride as it is the perfect bike to get kids 12 years and older to get acclimated to how the machine works. After all, the Raptor 90 was built and designed specifically for that purpose.
The four-wheeler doesn’t have a powerful engine, but given the circumstances, it’s 88cc air-cooled four stroke engine with an adjustable RPM limiter and a fully automatic CVT transmission is just the right set-up for its market. It’s easy to use; it’s got an adjustable rev limiter that allows you to learn the rigors of ATV riding at your pace; and it looks pretty darn good, too. An easy, push-button electric start allows for a convenient way to begin your rides without the complications of sophisticated engineering.
As far as handling is concerned, you won’t need to worry about anything with regards to the Raptor 90. It’s got 4.4" of suspension travel in the front with pre-load adjustable shocks while the rear set-up features a lightweight rear swingarm suspension that also carries its own pre-load adjustable shock. What this does is help the Raptor 90 stay flat in corners while maintaining predictable handling, an important element for a bike that kids will be riding.
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In a market starved for machines that perfectly suit our needs, it was important for Yamaha to create an ATV that bridged the gap between the introductory Raptor 90 model and the more full-sized Raptor 250 model.
Thus, the Raptor 125 was born. Unlike its contemporaries, the Raptor 125 was designed for consumers of all sizes - either those without prior motorsports experience who are looking for a high-quality, entry-level sport quad that’s simple to ride or those looking for something a little more sophisticated than a beginner’s model.
Carrying a light and powerful 124-cc, SOHC, four-stroke single engine that produces a broad powerband, the Raptor 125 comes with enough power to make for great rides in the off-road trail. The ATV also comes with a class-exclusive five-speed manual transmission that carries power on all gears while an electric start button allows for easier starting. In terms of design, the Raptor 125 was built with utilitarian ergonomics in mind, especially with the handlebar, the seat, and the foot pegs, all of which were designed specifically for smaller riders and those aged 16 years and older.
As far as handling is concerned, the Raptor 125 bares no bones about its built structure. For starters, the seat and handlebar positions were designed to offer an ideal riding position and maximum rider comfort. The ATV also has an independent double-wishbone front suspension with five-way preload adjustable shocks that provide 7.5" of wheel travel while a rigid and light swingarm is controlled by 7.9" of wheel travel, providing sufficient wheel control and rider comfort that few ATVs in its class can match.
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The Yamaha Raptor 350 is the embodiment of a cool and bad-ass all-terrain vehicle. Unlike other ATVs on the market, Yamaha paid careful attention to make the Raptor 350 into a definite head-turner. The low lying seat allows riders to enjoy the experience of driving a powerful ATV that’s all kinds of comfortable while also offering a healthy sport riding ergonomics. Extra wide, 45mm footpegs were taken straight out of the awesome YFZ450 to provide healthy grip and rider comfort while an easy to use, toggle link category handlebar mounted parking brake may be set with one hand.
The Yamaha Raptor 350 comes with a light and high-powered 348cc air cooled SOHC single engine that produces outstanding torque for a bike of its stature. The engine also comes with a big, 36mm BSR Mikuni carburetor that provides light throttle pull and healthy throttle reaction across the entire RPM range. Add that to the fact that the Raptor 350 also features a high, snorkel category intake that assures airflow to the engine while riding in mud or water and you have an ATV that won’t take a back seat to any one.
The Raptor 350 comes with a light and solid chassis with a lowly halfway of gravity that creates a quick, ultra responsive high performance package. An independent double wishbone serves as the front suspension system with preload adjusting shocks and 7. 9" of travel. The bike also has large diameter ventilated hydraulic front and rear disc brakes that deliver healthy stopping ability on all possible road conditions.
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