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YXZ1000R

bLU cRU Racers Starting Strong in 2019

Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, supported ATV and Side-by-Side (SxS) racers are taking an early lead in 2019, kicking off a number of series with notable bLU cRU wins already this year. “There’s no secret to success other than the power, performance, and durability Yamaha provides, combined with the highest level of talent, determination, and grit these racers bring to the track each and every round,” said Donnie Luce, Yamaha's MX / ATV / Off-Road Coordinator. “This will be another exciting season for Yamaha Racing, the bLU cRU…

2019 Yamaha YXZ1000R- Pure Sport Updates!

Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, is introducing the new 2019 YXZ1000R™ Side-by-Side (SxS) vehicle today. This is the first major update and upgrade to the YXZ since the introduction of the Sport Shift model. Designed for high performance off-road adventures, both the manual shift model and the Sport Shift model get a variety of modifications that most YXZ owners and racers make or would like to make. The new YXZ1000R and YXZ1000R Sport Shift (SS) are powered by Yamaha’s 998cc triple-cylinder engine, and an enhanced five-speed…

GEAR GRINDER: DYNOJET POWER COMMANDER V & AUTOTUNE

-- Fueling our race-ready YXZ’s thirst, By the staff of Dirt Wheels -- Our YXZ1000R SS creates decent power at around 112 horsepower from the crank, but it’s not enough to holeshot the competition at a WORCS race. You may recall that we installed a full Akrapovic titanium exhaust on this machine, and when you install an exhaust for closed-course racing, you need to add the correct fuel mapping or you could damage the engine. Since all the new performance UTVs and ATVs are fuel-injected, simply changing out a jet…

10 THINGS THE DEALER WON’’T TELL YOU ABOUT YAMAHA’S YXZ1000R

10 The stock gearing will allow the YXZ1000 to be driven at 100 MPH. You will just have to manipulate the electronics to help get you there from the stock top speed of 80. 9 The front and rear wheels are the same offset. So when you get aftermarket wheels the track with should stay the same from front to back. That’s not the case with the Maverick or RZR. Their stock wheels are wider in the back than the front. 8 The lug pattern for the wheels is 4/110 just like the Rhino and…

IT’S FINALLY HERE! Yamaha YXZ 1000R Sport UTV Released

Keep up with us here at dirtwheelsmag.com and Dirt Wheels Magazine for a full test and more info on Yamaha's first true sport UTV. Starting at $19,799 the Yamaha YXZ1000R has a 3 cylinder engine and 5‑speed sequential shift transmission. Unmatched SxS Performance The all-new YXZ1000R doesn’t just reset the bar for sport side-by-sides, it is proof that Yamaha is the leader in powersports performance. Featuring a new 998cc inline triple engine mated to a 5-speed sequential shift gearbox with On-Command® 4WD,…