2017 Yamaha YFZ50 Specs – The all-new Yamaha YFZ50 is designed to introduce riders age 6-years-old and up to the fun and excitement of the sport ATV. With new styling based on the popular Yamaha YFZ50r champion, who YFZ50 entry-level all-new Yamaha will bring the world of performance sport ATV for families and a new generation of motor sports lovers. Yamaha built for style and quality standards, the new electric-start YFZ50 mounts 49.4cc air-cooled engine with a continuously variable transmission (CVT) on the all-new lightweight chassis. Parents can feel confident to introduce them 6 years to ATV ride with parental controls integrated into the machine, including adjustable RPM and throttle limiting and tether a switch capable of turning off the engine of a pull-string if or when necessary.
Yamaha YFZ450R sport quad has won many championships in recent years in motocross and woods racing. With a winning pedigree, did not change much in 2017 except for the new color. 2017 YFZ450R Special Edition comes in a green color scheme of black metallic-lime. Plastics have a metal look for them while in a certain light that looks great. Team Yamaha Blue and white versions, such as the Raptor 700, has a white rear fender and front fender white. Each new Yamaha Kodiak YFZ50 models will be available in August this year.
2017 Yamaha YFZ50 – Engine
Yamaha build Yamaha YFZ50 around outsourcing 49.4cc, single-cylinder, four-stroke engine with a continuously variable transmission. “The machine combines the 50cc class acceleration feeling attractive, comfortable ride, and ease of use for new riders, plus integrated parental controls for added peace of mind while riding supervised,” Yamaha said in a release. “Among those is the parental control speed limiter plate. When activated, speed limiter plate holding the ATV back to a maximum of 4,500 rpm compared to 7,400 rpm when the plate is not used.
Other safety features include throttle limiter and switch tether that will kill the engine rider to fall. What we liked most about Yamaha YFZ50 is that it not only Raptor 90 with a smaller engine. We saw two Youth ATV, side-by-side and the size difference is striking. This machine is really geared for smaller riders and sized so that they can have control over it. It seems like an ideal way to get the kids started to rise.
“Off-roading is a family activity, and Yamaha are now providing riders 6 years and up the opportunity to be involved in YFZ50 sporty and reliable,” said Steve Nessl, Yamaha ATV / SxS group marketing manager. “The yamaha YFZ50 allows parents to start mentoring their children in proper ATV riding techniques and safety habits, while introducing them to fun and exciting world of sport ATV.
2017 Yamaha YFZ50 Specs
2017 Yamaha Kodiak YFZ50 Specs
2017 Yamaha Kodiak YFZ50 – Features
Friendly Starter FourStroke Performance
YFZ50 ™ is engineered as an ideal starting point for aspiring ATV riders aged 6 and up, with a low-maintenance 49cc engine tailored to develop responsive and controlled performance. The engine delimiters combination and the cut-off power tether switch make it easy to allow young riders to adjust to ATVs as their skills grow.
Caring Design is Reduced
The service is simple too, thanks to features like fast-access water-storage tool.
Scaled Down, No Scaled Back
I-arm front suspension is tuned for light steering, easy steering and comfortable. The rear swingarm also features a compact single shock for good control and comfort. It also offers convenient features such as automatic CVT transmission and electric start with kickstart back-up.
A comfortable chassis
The robust steel frame design combines a large 1.5-gallon fuel tank, luxurious seats and spacious floorboards.
Yamaha Sport ATV DNA
For sporty look and handling, the Yamaha YFZ50 uses Duro® durable tires on lightweight wheels, with a style undoubtedly inspired by the ready-made YFZ450R racing.
2017 Yamaha Kodiak YFZ50 – Price
2017 Yamaha YFZ50 will release in Canada. United States, Europe, Austrlia with a blend of colors Blue / White, cost estimate ranges Yamaha Kodiak YFZ50 $ 2,099 MSRP.