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.

Hit the jump for more information on the 2012 Yamaha RS Vector L-TX.

  • 2013 Yamaha RS Vector L-TX
  • Year:
    2013
  • Make:
  • Engine:
    4 Stroke
  • Transmission:
    YVXC, Variable Ratio, Magnesium Chaincase & Cover, Reverse
  • Energy:
    41 mm Mikuni x 3, Fuel Injection, Liquid Heated
  • Displacement:
    1049 L
  • Price:
    12099

About Yamaha RS Vector L-TX

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For many riders, this all-new model, with its industry-first EPS (Electric Power Steering) system and legendary Genesis® 4-stroke engine, will come as close to the ’perfect’ snowmobile as it’s possible to get.

Never before in the crossover sector has such luxury, balanced handling, quiet, smooth, economical power and long distance trail capability been brought together in a single machine. That’s why it’s your passport to all those satisfying and relaxing snowmobiling experiences you’ve had in mind for so long.

You can trail it, deep powder it, tour it, explore with it – the RSVector is engineered to go with you all the way. So stop imagining. Set yourself free. Ride one.

Being out on the trails or powder is one of life’s great feelings – creating emotional moments to last long in the memory. So enjoy our snowmobiles. Each one is designed and equipped to deliver supreme handling, performance, comfort, economy and reliability.

It’s a winning combination you can depend on from your Yamaha – along with our innovative engineering and electronic control technologies that bring you and your machine closer together as a unit – to create a more satisfying riding experience than ever before.

So wherever you ride – on smooth or rough trails, soft powder or up at high altitudes – choose the perfect partner. Your Yamaha.

Electric Power Steering (EPS)

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EPS makes it easier to control the machine with accuracy and precision – making you an even better, more relaxed rider. Its computer-controlled actuator provides the optimum level of steering assistance, so the machine feels lighter and more stable during turns, with reduced ski lift. EPS also helps isolate the rider from handlebar kick-back.

Genesis® 4-stroke High Output engine

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The High Output engine delivers massive bottom-end power, its lightweight crank and fuel injection delivering instant throttle response across the RPM band. For the RSVector L-TX, the engine mapping has been carefully programmed to ensure smooth, linear throttle response and fuel economy for trail riding and long distance touring.

Camoplast® Ripsaw™ track with extrovert drive

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The Camoplast® Ripsaw™ is acknowledged as the best all-round track for acceleration and cornering. The latest RSVector L-TX features extrovert drive sprockets that mesh precisely with holes in the track, acting like a gear mechanism to deliver new levels of grip and propulsion in all conditions.

Skis and 3rd generation front suspension

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To gain maximum benefit from the unique Electric Power Steering (EPS) system, the RSVector L-TX is equipped with our 3rd generation front suspension and low-keel trail skis. The comfortable, soft-riding design, with its central keel, offers precise control on trails or powder. Ski lift is reduced by a longer trail configuration.

Mono Shock II CK 136 rear suspension

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Unprecedented comfort and predictable, light handling are strengths of the new RSVector L-TX and the rear suspension set-up plays an important part. With its highly adjustable clicker shock, needle bearings, replaceable wheel bearings and adjustable limiter strap, it sets yet another benchmark for a crossover machine.

A sporting machine – with luxury accommodation

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This agile, sporting machine is dedicated to your enjoyment of exciting, exhilarating riding, but when it comes to your comfort, it excels again. The RSVector L-TX pampers you with luxury seating, concentrated hand warmers, comfortable hand grips – and a windshield which, despite its sleek, stylish shape, is highly effective.

Highest quality body finish, detailing and graphics

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Look good and you feel good. Everything about the RSVector L-TX says to the world that you own a high quality machine, beautifully engineered and finished – and built for people who appreciate the difference. From stylish colours and graphics to the elegant finishing of parts and materials – that’s the Yamaha Difference.

Specifications

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Type / Displacement 4 Stroke / 1,049cc
Cylinders 3-Cylinder
Cooling liquid-cooled
Bore x stroke 82.0 mm x 66.2 mm
Carburation 41 mm Mikuni x 3, Fuel Injection, Liquid Heated
Ignition system Digital T.C.I. w/T.P.S.
Intake design 2-valves
Exhaust 2-valves, Rear Exhaust
Clutch / transmission YVXC, Variable Ratio, Magnesium Chaincase & Cover, Reverse
Disc brake system Hydraulic, 2 Piston Aluminium Caliper, Ventilated Disc, Mechanical Parking Brake
Front suspension system Independent, Double Wishbone
Front shocks Ø 40 mm piston H.P.G., Aluminium
Front travel 216 mm
Rear suspension system Mono Shock II CK 136
Rear shocks Ø 46 mm piston H.P.G., Aluminium
Rear Travel 297 mm
Overall height 1,210 mm
Overall length 3,015 mm
Overall width 1,200 mm
Track W x L x H 15 inch x 136 inch x 1.25 inch
Track W x L x H 381 mm x 3,454 mm x 32 mm
Track Type Camoplast® Ripsaw™
Ski stance (ctr. to ctr.) 1,050 mm
Fuel tank capacity 34.6 litres
Electric start Standard
Reverse Standard
Hand & thumb warmers Standard, 9 Position, Adjustable, Separate
Headlight watts, type 60/55W Halogen x 2
DC output Standard
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