998cc, 3 cylinder, 12 valve, DHOC, Liquid cooled, fuel injected motor
2.5″ piggy back Fox shocks, fully adjustable (separate compression and rebound) 17″ of travel
Electric Power Steering
Manual 5 speed sequential transmission
On command switchable 2wd/4wd with diff lock
Bead lock rims
Custom Maxxis Big Horn tyres (27″)
Adjustable drivers seat
Sequential 5-speed manual transmission with reverse permits rapid and smooth shifting and is ideally matched to the potent three-cylinder engine. Hydraulic-actuated, foot-operate clutch system is operated by foot pedal for light, consistent feel. Centre mount optimizes weight balance and keeps it low for exceptional handling.
Yamaha’s engines are legendary for providing the best performance with unparalleled reliability. 998 cc, inline-three cylinder, DOHC, twelve-valve head. Aggressive 11.3:1 compression ratio and high-tech dry-sump lubrication. Lightweight 80mm forged aluminum pistons and connecting rods with counterbalancer.
Developed exclusively for Yamaha, the YXZ1000R mounts 27-inch Maxxis® Bighorn 2.0 radial tires that offer extreme performance, with increased ground clearance, optimum traction, durability, comfort and steering precision. These tires are mounted to strong yet lightweight 14-inch alloy wheels.
The YXZ1000R’s FOX 2.5″ Podium RC2 Shocks® with huge piggyback reservoirs are fully adjustable with spring preload, rebound and both high and low-speed compression damping. Front travel is 16″ while rear travel is 17″ for the ultimate in ride quality, tunability and handling.