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Yamaha Launches 2012 National Hunting and Fishing Day Sweepstakes

Rhino 700 FI with Genuine Yamaha Accessories will be Given Away to Support NHF Day
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CYPRESS, Calif. — July 11, 2012 — Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., the leading maker of ATV and Side-by-Side (SxS) vehicles for outdoorsmen and women, is supporting the National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHFD) again in 2012, and this year is giving away a Rhino 700 FI SxS with a full suite of Genuine Yamaha hunting accessories through its annual online sweepstakes.

Yamaha Introduces New Tactical Black Special Edition Grizzly 700 and Rhino 700 Vehicles

All of Yamaha’s 4x4 ATV and Side-by-Side Vehicles are Assembled in USA
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CYPRESS, Calif. – June 6, 2012 – Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., is producing new Tactical Black Grizzly 700 4x4 and Rhino 700 4x4 Special Edition (SE) models at its U.S. manufacturing facility, Yamaha Motor Manufacturing Corp. of America (YMMC), in Newnan, Georgia.Yamaha’s new SE Grizzly 700 4x4 ATV with Electric Power Steering (EPS) (MSRP $10,999) and Rhino 700 4x4 Side-by-Side vehicle (SxS) (MSRP $12,999) are both assembled at Yamaha’s U.S. factory and feature an all-new matte black body and cast aluminum wheels for tactical design and durability.

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

2013 Model Year Raptors Get New Design and Performance Features
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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 Newnan, Georgia. The new “Assembled in U.S.A.” Raptor has aggressive new styling and performance features that reinforce its position as the highest performance big bore sport ATV.  It is the first of Yamaha’s sport ATVs to be transferred to its state-of-the-art factory in Georgia from overseas facilities and is rolling out to Yamaha dealers across the country immediately.

Yamaha’s “Assembled in USA” Grizzly Giveaway Benefits Charities

More than $11,000 Raised for Honored American Veterans Afield and Feed The Children
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CYPRESS, Calif. – June 1, 2012 – Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., raised more than $11,000 through its recent “Assembled in U.S.A.” Grizzly Giveaway.  The funds will be split evenly and donated to the Honored American Veterans Afield (HAVA) and Feed the Children (FTC) charities.Through the fundraiser, which was launched last fall and ran until April 23, Yamaha donated a one-of-a-kind 2012 Grizzly 700 FI EPS ATV (MSRP $9,749) to help raise awareness and money for HAVA and FTC.  Yamaha collected $5 donations from individuals entering to win the new Grizzly.  William Rice from Newbury Park, Calif., was the randomly selected winner of the new Grizzly ATV.

Yamaha Sponsors Total Outdoorsman Challenge

Events in May-June Search for Nation’s Most All-Around Skilled Outdoorsman
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CYPRESS, Calif. – April 18, 2012 – Yamaha Outdoors, the motorsports leader in supporting outdoors conservation and responsible use of our public lands, is helping to identify the “nation’s most all-around skilled outdoorsman” as a sponsor of the “Field & Stream Total Outdoorsman Challenge.”The Total Outdoorsman Challenge 2012 games will highlight the dramatic journey of outdoor enthusiasts from across the country battling for recognition as the nation’s most all-around skilled outdoorsman.  In the ultimate outdoor test of skill, nerve, might and agility, contestants will go head-to-head in multiple outdoor skill challenges: flyfishing, bass fishing, rifle, shotgun, endurance, archery and ATV handling, among others.

Day at the Beach, Spring Break - Yamaha Style

We hit the Glamis Dunes on Yamaha's Sport ATVs
Written By: 
John Arens
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It all started as a way to escape the daily grind by playing around at the biggest sand box in the country.  Way back in 2002, the event was known as “Goons in the Dunes” and was more of an informal gathering of friends and riding buddies than an organized factory outing.  But like so many activities that take on a life of their own, the die for a tradition had been cast.

Yamaha Grows Participation at AMA ATV Motocross Series

Thomas Brown and Chad Wienen Discuss Preparations for Season Opener
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CYPRESS, Calif. – March 22, 2012 – Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., is growing its support of the AMA ATV Motocross series with an expanded trackside support program and additional team rider for 2012.Yamaha has grown its AMA trackside support program to include the ATV Motocross series events this year. Pro Motorsports from Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, will lead this effort providing all Yamaha mounted racers with onsite technical assistance and Yamaha Genuine Parts & Accessories at discounted prices.Thomas Brown, who finished a strong fourth in the national MX series last year, is back and motivated to climb the podium in 2012. Chad Wienen, a veteran AMA ATV pro and multi event winner, has joined Team Yamaha this year and is excited about his new ride and the opportunity to put another YFZ450R on the podium.

Yamaha Selects National Hunting and Fishing Day ATV Winner

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CYPRESS, Calif. – February 28, 2012 – Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., the leading maker of ATV and Side-by-Side (SxS) vehicles for outdoor enthusiasts, has selected its 2011 National Hunting and Fishing (NHF) Day sweepstakes winner.As part of Yamaha’s ongoing support of NHF Day, the company will give a new Grizzly 450 Automatic 4x4 ATV to Adam Penton of Greeley, Colorado. Mr. Penton was one of more than 26,000 people who entered in the 2011 ATV sweepstakes. As an ongoing sponsor of NHF Day, Yamaha has aggressively supported the grassroots effort by donating one of its best-selling ATV models each year as a giveaway.The Grizzly 450 ATV, valued at $6,899, is assembled right here in the U.S.A. Yamaha is currently implementing a production transfer through the end of 2013 which will result in the majority of its worldwide ATV production being based in the United States. Currently, all Yamaha 4x4 ATVs are rolling off the production line in the company’s state-of-the-art facility, Yamaha Motor Manufacturing Corporation, in Newnan, Georgia.

Déjà Blue - New Model Test

Yamaha Gets back to Basics with their new YFZ450
Written By: 
John Arens
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Twenty five years ago at Oregon’s Winchester Dunes, journalists got their first ride on Honda’s legend in the making, the TRX 250R. In production only 4 years, the 250R quickly became the standard for handling and performance that all sport ATVs thereafter would be judged by. By today’s standards, the TRX was narrow, had limited suspension, and put out only meager power, but as a package it worked.

Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., Launches Promotion with GoPro

Yamaha ATV Buyers Receive Free HD HERO2 Camera through May 2012
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CYPRESS, Calif. – January 12, 2012 – Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., has launched a first-of-its-kind promotion with GoPro, the world’s most versatile camera, to give away free HD HERO2 Motorsports Edition cameras to Yamaha ATV customers in the first half of 2012.Through the unique promotion, anyone who buys a 400cc and above Yamaha ATV* by the end of May will receive a free GoPro HD HERO2 (a $299 value) from Yamaha. Full details are on Yamaha’s website: http://tinyurl.com/Yamaha-GoPro

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