Yamaha Raptor

Yamaha’s 2017 Youth ATVs Available for the Holidays

KENNESAW, Ga. – December 1, 2016 – Yamaha Motor Corp., USA’s 2017 youth ATVs are at dealerships now for the holiday season. These models include the all-new YFZ50 for budding ATV enthusiasts ages 6-years-old and up, ... Read more

Yamaha Announces 2016 Raptor 90 Youth ATV

KENNESAW, Ga. – June 4, 2015 – Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, announces an all-new Raptor 90 youth ATV for riders ages 10-years-old and up. The entry-level Raptor serves up styling and a sporty ride reminiscent ... Read more

New Model Preview – Return of the Raptor

As much as we enjoy climbing up a rocky trail or slogging through a muddy pond on a utility ATV, we’ll always be sport riders at heart. The challenge of shifting up through the gears, ... Read more

Special Edition Models – 2014 Yamaha YFZ450R SE and Raptor 700R SE

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that Side-by-Sides are taking over the off road vehicle industry. Everywhere you look on the trails, the dunes, and even on the road, you see big, ... Read more

Build Project – Triumph Motorsport’s Yamaha Raptor 250

The Yamaha Raptor 250 is, hands down, one of the greatest ATVs available.  It’s light, it’s reliable, it handles great, and whether it’s a teenager honing their skills or a highly experienced rider just out ... Read more

Dune Tested – Sand Blaster

Every rider that loves the dunes needs a trip to the Mecca of dune riding at least once.  Southern California’s Imperial Sand Dunes, a.k.a. Glamis, is to dune riders what Fenway Park is to baseball ... Read more

Best 300cc Class Sport ATV of 2012

There has never been a better model for budding sport riders than Yamaha’s beloved Raptor 250.  It’s sporty, it handles excellent, it’s as reliable as your favorite dog, and it looks great.  Even today, despite ... Read more

Best Big Bore Sport ATV of 2012

When it comes time to hit the dunes or trails, we’re looking for power in a great handling package and that means the Yamaha Raptor 700R. It’s been the perfect power and play machine since ... Read more

Model Upgrade – The 2013 Yamaha Raptor 700

A 686cc, liquid-cooled, SOHC 4-stroke engine fed by Electronic Fuel Injection drives the Raptor 700 and it’s been our experience it is extremely reliable.  While the engine carries a little extra weight and could probably ... Read more

Yamaha’s New Raptor 700 and Raptor 700R are Assembled in U.S.A.

CYPRESS, Calif. – June 6, 2012 – Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., is producing a new Raptor 700 and Raptor 700R for 2013 at its U.S. manufacturing facility, Yamaha Motor Manufacturing Corp. of America (YMMC), in ... Read more

Day at the Beach, Spring Break – Yamaha Style

No beach adventure would be complete without recording the memories on as many cameras as possible, as many spring break sorority sisters will attest to.  For that Yamaha invited another company with one of the ... Read more
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