Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, the industry leading manufacturer of ATV and Side-by-Side (SxS) vehicles for ranchers and farmers, announces the Ultimate Ranch Hand Sweepstakes. The winner will receive a new 2016 Viking VI Ranch Edition SxS with Electric Power Steering (EPS). Entries are now being accepted atwww.yamahaoutdoors.com/ranchhand.
Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, the industry leading manufacturer of ATV and Side-by-Side (SxS) vehicles for outdoorsmen and women, is supporting the National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHF Day) again in 2016, this year giving away the all-new Yamaha Kodiak 700 ATV with Electric Power Steering (EPS) through an online sweepstakes at
Let’s face it, Yamaha has had a huge, huge year in 2015, and has now Yamaha announced it started production on the Racing Blue/White and Blaze Orange/Black versions of the all-new YXZ1000R this month. Delivery of the 60th anniversary Special Edition Yamaha Yellow/Black YXZ1000R and the Racing Blue/White and Blaze Orange/Black are starting to arrive at dealers now that they are in production.
Yamaha announced the Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative (OAI) has contributed more than $40,000 in cash to support two projects reflecting the program’s expanded mission to promote safe, responsible use and open, sustainable access for outdoor recreation. Riding groups, land managers and others with a project that is in line with OAI’s mission and in need of support should visit the program’s newly
Yamaha’s new 2016 Raptor 90 is an exciting youth ATV for riders starting at 10-years-old and is available now for the holiday season. The entry-level Raptor’s styling and sporty ride is reminiscent of the Raptor 700, but at a size and performance level appropriate for younger riders and budding ATV enthusiasts. The Raptor 90 is a great gift for first-time riders joining the family out on the trails this holiday season.
Yamaha Customer Support Group, a division of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., and Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company announced today a two-year, multi-faceted marketing and ecommerce partnership that will integrate Panasonic Adventure’s line of action cameras with Yamaha’s line of powersports products.
The relationship, which was announced during Yamaha’s launch of its all-new YXZ1000R makes Panasonic the “Exclusive Imaging Partner and Action Camera of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A.’s Customer Support Group, Watercraft Group, and Outdoors Group.” In turn, Yamaha is the “Exclusive Powersports Partner to Panasonic Consumer Electronics Corporation in the U.S.”
Yamaha has heard the howls of their customers sounding like a pack of wolves begging, waiting, pleading for a Pure Sport Side-By Side, and has delivered in a huge way! Yamaha has released its first pure sport side-by-side and it goes by the name the YXZ 1000R. Did we mention that Yamaha is claiming that this is a pure sport ride unlike anything in the industry? In fact, Yamaha says it is a whole new driving experience, and, based on the specifics, they may be entirely right. The YXZ is purposely built for the most extreme and fast terrain on the planet.
After a 9 year reign in the Yamaha Grizzly history book, the flagship Grizzly 700 has gone “under the knife”, and come out a new updated and improved ATV. The list of upgrades is long and distinguished including a new, slightly larger engine, chassis, body panels, brakes, suspension, handlebar headlight, and creature comforts such as a padded seat, LED display, and lots of storage. In other words, the number one selling big bore Grizzly is new and improved for 2016. The new Grizzly of course is Yamaha’s “premium” ATV offering, but it appears
So many have been yelling and screaming as to when Yamaha would FINALLY come out with a pure sport side-by-side. Based upon this cryptic video above, it sure looks like that time is coming in September. It sure looks like a RZR eating the dust
Check out a a photo gallery of the brand "spanking" new 2016 Yamaha Grizzly. We can't wait to get our hands on one of these!
Yamaha is spewing new models like a volcano this year, and from what we are hearing these models are not the end of it. The flagship Grizzly 700 has been around for several years now, and the time for change is nye. More power, new bodywork, new riding position, and new halogen light in the handlebars, are just a few of the "new" things
Yamaha recently donated a new Special Edition Matte Silver Viking VI Side-by-Side (SxS) vehicle to the SEAL-Naval Special Warfare Family Foundation. The Assembled in USA Viking VI was auctioned at a Foundation fundraiser near San Diego, raising $22,000 for the organization’s mission of supporting SEAL members’ families.
Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, the leading maker of ATV and Side-by-Side (SxS) vehicles for outdoorsmen and women, is supporting the National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHF Day) again in 2015, and this year is giving away the all-new Yamaha Wolverine R-Spec in Hunter Green through an online sweepstakes at: www.yamahaoutdoors.com/nhfday.
The new year has brought out a new side-by-side by Yamaha that has unexpectedly turned our heads. The new 2016 Yamaha Wolverine R-Spec is the sportiest thing to come out of the Yamaha SxS camp maybe ever. This side-by-side is more on the sport/recreation side of the side-by-side market, and it looks like it is well…fun to drive. Being a new vehicle, it sports a NEW ENGINE,
CYPRESS, Calif. – October 16, 2014 – Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., today introduced the new 2015 Raptor 700R and Raptor 700 boasting increased power and suspension performance. The “king of sport ATVs” continues its reign as the best-selling big bore sport ATVs*.
Cypress, CA – The Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., 2015 Viking Side-by-Side (SxS) is rolling off the U.S. assembly line in Newnan, Georgia, just in time for fall hunting and harvest. With class-leading cab room and comfort, and superior handling and off-road capabilities, the Viking is a tough and hardworking utility-based vehicle that is also fun to drive.
CYPRESS, Calif. – July 15 – Yamaha Outdoors has partnered with Powderhook and the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) to giveaway a new Grizzly 700 EPS 4x4 ATV and a Kansas whitetail hunt atwww.powderhook.com/atv.
The winner of the online sweepstakes will receive Yamaha’s best-selling Grizzly 700 4x4 ATV with electric power steering and a 6-day archery rut hunt organized by Powderhook and NWTF and provided by Horseshoe Hill Outfitters. The semi-guided hunt will take place in Southeast Kansas during the 2015 hunting season.
Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., announces the expanded platform for its GRANT (Guaranteeing Responsible Access to our Nation’s Trails) program, along with a new name: Outdoor Access Initiative. Designed to extend support to off-highway vehicle (OHV) users in a wider variety of outdoor activities, the Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative remains the industry leader in supporting safe, responsible use and open sustainable access to trails and riding areas.
With the introduction of the 2015 Viking VI, Yamaha adds to its side-by-side family, while at the same time jumps into the multi-row UTV segment. The Viking line of side-by-sides now has a model which will carry 6 people out onto the trail, farm, ranch, or job site in historic Yamaha style. The Viking VI comes with all of the innovations the Viking introduced a year ago with its introduction, but those innovations include a back seat. Things like a foot deck with space for all three passengers on the row
CYPRESS, Calif. – April 10, 2014 – Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., and the Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) racing series are looking for a top Amateur or Pro-Am racer representing great All-American ATV Racing values in a new “Yamaha All-American ATV Racer” contest: http://bit.ly/OlbdsT
Clearly after making a huge splash with the Yamaha Rhino, resulting in the crossover side-by-side market, Yamaha had to step up its game for its next side-by-side. So with the new model year comes a new side-by-side into the market from Yamaha called the Viking, and this signals the retiring of the Rhino. The Viking is Yamaha’s nod towards the UTV side of the side-by-side market, with the Viking being more utilitarian than pure sport, but that is not to say the Viking is a slacker in the power department. Yamaha has updated its flagship 700 class engine for 2014 to produce more power than ever alongside improving fuel economy by up to 30%.
CYPRESS, Calif. – March 6, 2014 – Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., announces a new Black and Crimson 2014 Special Edition (SE) YFZ450R to round out its roster of sport ATVs that now includes four SE models this year. The new SE YFZ450R joins Yamaha’s existing 2014 SE sport models including a Midnight Blue Raptor 700R, Metallic Grey/White Raptor 700R and a Crimson Red and Black YFZ450R.
CYPRESS, Calif. – February 24, 2014 – Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., has donated a new Special Edition Tactical Black Viking EPS SxS vehicle to the SEAL-Naval Special Warfare Family Foundation. The Assembled in U.S.A. Viking will be auctioned at an upcoming Foundation fundraiser near San Diego with proceeds going to the organization’s mission of supporting SEAL members’ families.
CYPRESS, Calif. – February 13, 2014 – Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., awarded more than $290,000 in 2013 through its Access Initiative providing critical funding to OHV communities, riding groups and land managers across the U.S. Yamaha is the industry’s leader in Guaranteeing Responsible Access to our Nation’s Trails (GRANTs), supporting the program’s mission of safe, responsible riding and open, sustainable OHV access to trails and riding areas nationwide since 2008.
If you like anything black and tactical, you will love the new Tactical Black Viking! Let's face it, Yamaha making ATVs and UTVs in their Tactical Black is fantastic. See their press release below along with photos.
CYPRESS, Calif. – January 14, 2014 – Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., today introduced the latest version of the new Viking EPS Side-by-Side (SxS) vehicle, the Special Edition (SE) Tactical Black Viking. Assembled in the U.S.A. and announced at the annual SHOT Show in Las Vegas, the new SE Viking combines an aggressive flat black painted appearance and popular accessories with classic Yamaha durability and off-road capabilities.
The guys over at DirtTrax TV take a look at the new 2014 Viking from Yamaha. Luke talks about taking the time to loose the preconceived ideas about this new machine, and all the negative talk that Yamaha didn't start with a new sport SxS instead of a dual-purpose UTV. He also discusses the fact
CYPRESS, Calif. – October 17, 2013 – Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., announces it is the recipient of a 2013 Outstanding Contribution Award from the National Off Highway Vehicle Conservation Council (NOHVCC) in recognition of the Yamaha OHV Access Initiative’s significant, sustained service to increasing and protecting access to OHV trails and riding areas across the country.
The NOHVCC honored Yamaha’s Access Initiative at the 32nd annual NOHVCC conference in Orlando, Fla., this week.
CYPRESS, Calif. – August 1, 2013 – Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., the industry leader in Guaranteeing Responsible Access to our Nation’s Trails (GRANTs), today announces the recipients of the second quarter GRANT awards from its OHV Access Initiative. This funding cycle contributed more than $62,000 to projects supporting safe, responsible riding and open, sustainable OHV access to trails and riding areas.
CYPRESS, Calif. – June 12, 2013 – Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., has announced the all-new Viking EPS Side-by-Side (SxS) vehicle setting a new standard in the three-person multi-purpose SxS segment. Every Yamaha Viking is being manufactured exclusively in the U.S.A. at Yamaha’s factory in Newnan, Georgia, for worldwide distribution.
The new Viking was designed and engineered as a robust and high-capacity utility vehicle. It combines Yamaha’s most powerful four-wheel drive engine to date with a comfortable and confidence-inspiring three-person cab, precision steering and class-leading handling.
CYPRESS, CA– Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., has received the 2013 National Trails Corporate Award from American Trails in recognition of its significant, sustained service to trails planning, implementation and recreation across the country. American Trails is the only national, nonprofit organization working on behalf of trail interests and supporting cooperation and communication between all types of trail users today.