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Yamaha 2008 ATV : Raptor 700R Features

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Yamaha 2008 ATV : Raptor 700R Specifications:

  • MSRP*:$7,399 (Team Yamaha Blue/White) Available from June 2007, $7,399 (Gray/Red) Available from June 2007

  • Engine:
    Type:686cc liquid-cooled w/fan, 4-stroke; SOHC, 4 valves
    Bore x Stroke:102.0mm x 84.0mm
    Compression Ratio:9.2:1
    Carburetion:Yamaha Fuel Injection (YFI) , 44mm
    Ignition:16-Bit ECU
    Starting System:Electric
    Transmission:5-speed w/reverse; wet multiplate clutch
    Drive Train:2WD; sealed O-ring chain, eccentric adjustment

  • Chassis:
    Suspension/Front:Independent double wishbone w/piggy back High-/Lo-speed compression, rebound and threaded preload adjustment, 9.1-in travel
    Suspension/Rear:Cast aluminum swing arm w/rebound, High-/Lo-speed compression and threaded preload adjustment, 10.1-in travel
    Brakes/Front:Dual ventilated hydraulic disc, twin piston
    Brakes/Rear:Ventilated hydraulic disc, self adjusting park brake function
    Tires/Front:AT21 x 7-10 radial
    Tires/Rear:AT20 x 10-9 radial

  • Dimensions:
    L x W x H:72.6 x 46.1 x 44.5 in
    Seat Height:32.0 in
    Wheelbase:50.4 in
    Ground Clearance:4.4 in
    Fuel Capacity:2.9 gal
    Dry Weight:396 lb
  • Other:
    Lighting:Dual 30W Krypton multi-reflector headlights & 3.9/0.5W LED brakelight

  • Key Features:
    New piggyback front shocks with high- and low-speed compression adjustment, just like the mighty YFZ450, for greater tunability.
    Raptor 700R is designed to dominate in the widest range of riding environments, from tight woods to desert to dunes.
    A 686cc Yamaha fuel-injected engine makes this the most powerful Yamaha sport ATV ever, with big torque right off idle transitioning into a fat midrange and monstrous top end. Yamaha fuel injection means consistently excellent engine performance in a wide range of conditions, elevations and temperatures.
    Hybrid steel and aluminum frame with a Controlled Fill aluminum subframe and cast swingarm pivot combine to produce a super-strong structure and the lightest ATV in its class.
    Aggressive styling reflects Raptor 700R’s intent, and YFZ-inspired handling means it walks the walk, too.
    Long-travel suspension—9.1 inches front, 10.1 rear—a cush seat and excellent ergonomics make the Raptor 700R comfortable to ride hard all day long.

  • Engine:
    Forged lightweight piston, connecting rod and crankshaft in the 686cc engine are light and strong, for a hard-hitting, quick-revving powerplant that revs all the way to 9000 rpm. Dual counterbalancers keep it smooth.
    Yamaha fuel injection means consistently excellent engine performance in a wide range of conditions, elevations and temperatures.
    Competition-spec dry sump lubrication system boosts usable horsepower and keeps overall engine size more compact.
    Digital TCI w/16-bit electronic control unit controls fuel injection and ignition systems for consistent performance and fantastic throttle response.
    Reliable, pushbutton electric start in any gear adds extra convenience.
    Race-bred five-speed transmission with reverse, along with Raptor 700R’s monstrous powerband, mean there’s a choice of gears in just about all situations.
    YZ-spec ratchet shifter ensures smooth, resistance-free shifting under power. Heavy-duty clutch features extra-sturdy basket and plates designed to harness the Raptor 700R’s power.
    Easy-to-reach oil filter and tool-free air filter.

  • Chassis/Suspension:
    State-of-the-art chassis combines a steel front section with an aluminum rear section and detachable subframe to create a super-strong structure as well as the lightest ATV in its class.
    Compact, CAD-designed chassis creates the ideal wheelbase for light, quick, super-accurate steering.
    Independent aluminum upper A-arm front suspension features new piggyback shocks with high- and low-speed compression adjustability, rebound and preload adjustability, and 9.1-inch travel for outstanding ride quality.
    YZ-style piggyback rear shock gives 10.1-inch wheel travel with high- and low-speed compression adjustability, for maximum sport versatility, along with preload and rebound adjustment.
    Front brake master cylinder features an adjustable lever for increased comfort and feel.

  • Drilled rear brake disc reduces unsprung weight for improved suspension action and excellent braking feel.
    Cast aluminum swingarm carries a eccentric chain quick-adjust mechanism that takes most of the work out of that task.
    Handlebar-mounted flip-type parking brake lever and rear brake caliper adjust automatically.
    High-performance 21×7-10 front and 20×10-9 rear Dunlop radials with a specially designed tread pattern deliver superb, class-leading traction for razor-sharp handling in a variety of terrain and conditions.
    Lightweight aluminum wheels help enhance suspension performance by reducing unsprung weight.
    YFZ450 twin-aluminum-piston front disc brakes and rear disc deliver tremendous stopping power with less unsprung weight.
    YFZ450 45mm serrated footpegs provide excellent boot traction.
    Controlled Fill aluminum subframe is light and strong. So’s the composite front grab bar.


  • Additional Features:
    Long, YZ-style seat allows maximum rider comfort and movement with superb sport-riding ergonomics.
    YFZ450 30-watt multi-reflector Krypton headlights set back in the front cowl add the perfect no-compromises sporting accent, and an LED taillight provides great visibility.
    Large-capacity, 2.9-gallon fuel tank and Yamaha Fuel Injection (YFI) means more time on the trail between fill-ups.

Disclaimer:Dress properly for your ride with a helmet, eye protection, gloves and boots. Yamaha and the Motorcycle Safety Foundation encourage you to ride safely and respect the environment.(For further information regarding the MSF course, please call 1-800-446-9227. Do not drink and ride. It is illegal and dangerous.)And one more please ride this ATV under parental guidence.Yamaha recommends that all ATV riders to take approved training course before riding it.For safety and training information call Yamaha ATV Safety Institute at 1-800-887-2887.Ok friends ride safely and Happily and enjoy your ride on ATV.

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