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2018 Yamaha WOLVERINE R‑SPEC EPS SE Review – Yamaha has officially revealed their 2018 Yamaha Wolverine and they do it beautifully, and it turns out, it’s very rainy, Prescott, Arizona. The Wolverine we drive is the R-Spec EPS Special Edition, which comes with some items that the standard model does not have.

Interior wise, Yamaha WOLVERINE R‑SPEC EPS SE is fine but maybe a little cramped for people with a height of more than 6 feet. The twin seats are quite comfortable and the 3-point sports seat belt keeps the passengers in place, even though we really want to see 4 points of mastery. There is a “dead pedal” for the driver and the middle grip of the occupants. Dash LED provides all related information and easy to read. The large central console provides plenty of storage and there is even a glove box to store more stuff. Thanks to the rain and muddy conditions we really need tears, but can easily access the lump of paper towels on the center console with one hand even while wearing gloves and under power. Immediately drop the lid ensuring the hook is securely attached.


WOLVERINE R‑SPEC EPS SE with Doors with low boys and bolsters give confidence, and there is plenty of sunbathing space with floors set up for attraction. The driver’s seat can be adjusted with three positions; Remove the pads and position the seat frame with the tool under the passenger seat. The standard sunroof has a channel to hold most of the rain from the cabin, and SE has a storage area under the driver’s seat with screw access and drain. Holders of cups and glove boxes are large and sticky is good. Low noise and vibration levels, and high instrument readings with multi-function LCD screens and icons.


2018 Yamaha WOLVERINE R‑SPEC EPS SE – Engine

2018 Yamaha WOLVERINE R‑SPEC EPS SE stands for electric power steering, and is available on the 2018 WOLVERINE R‑SPEC EPS models as well, but not the base unit. It works well with feelings and good responses, turning within an 181 inch radius and making driving SE easy even in rough conditions. The SE model also features a rubber and padded steering wheel that the lessor model does not get.

The 2018 Yamaha WOLVERINE R‑SPEC EPS SE with 708cc 4-stroke engine is equipped with dual overhead cams, fuel injected and uses a 44mm throttle body to let air in. The air filter is under the center console and can be removed without a tool. Even with the height found in Prescott, we found the engine to be sharp and pushed Wolverine to have fun around the Gunsite track. Wolverine has a decent reach thanks to a 9.7 gallon fuel tank.

High-tech DOHC engine
Powered by a dual overhead engine (DOHC), a 4-valve engine, a 708cc fuel injection engine, the Wolverine R-Spec EPS SE is tuned to optimize torque, power delivery and machine character to bypass even the most challenging off-road terrain.

Unique CVT Ultramatic® Yamaha
Automatic ultramater® high, low, reverse and neutral transmission provides the industry’s most durable CVT transmission. One-way clutch coupling produces the most natural all-wheel braking and eliminates the “freewheeling” found on some competitive models. Centrifugal clutch maintains constant belt tension and eliminates belt belt jamming and increases endurance.

On Command® Four Wheel Drive
On-Command® puts the driver in control of 2WD, 4WD or 4WD diff locks full of easy-to-install and easy-to-use play buttons.

Intake Without Tool Tuned
High volume air takes optimize the power engine character for off-road situations and slip under the hood to keep it outside the element. Larger foam air filters can be reused and easily accessible without equipment.

Smart Uses
Gear, coolant, and engine oil drain pits have been designed into long slip plates that maintain and service the Wolverine R-Spec EPS SE very conveniently.


2018 Yamaha WOLVERINE R‑SPEC EPS SE – Features

2018 Yamaha WOLVERINE R‑SPEC EPS SE, independent wishbone front and rear suspension works well, thanks in part to the customizable KYB shock, piggyback. The wheel travels a distance of 9.7 inches in front with a distance of 10.6 on the back and a 2.0 inch Maxxis Bighorn tire makes us move forward like the terrain. Braking is done with disc brakes per wheel that work well with good shades and strength.


One thing we really like is the skid plate that adorns Wolverine SE. With 11.4-inch ground clearance, the full-length plate protects the entire underside of Wolverine, and the forearms each show their own wrap plate.

  • Supreme Off-Road Capability
    The Yamaha Wolverine R-Spec EPS SE features an aggressive and compact look and is designed to be the most capable off-road recreation venue. The Wolverine R-Spec EPS offers a perfect blend of suspension, handling, drivetrain and chassis that work together to give you the ability to traverse rough terrain with confidence and the best in class comfort.
  • Suspension Completely Adjusted
    The Yamaha Wolverine is equipped with a 4-wheel independent front wheel suspension with YOB® backstroke shock piggyback that provides a high-quality damping feel, excellent bottoming resistance, and best-in-class adjustments to fit a wide range. Horse-riding, burden, and terrain.
  • The cabins were roomy and comfortable
    Comfort is maximized for both drivers and passengers by automotive-style cab and driving position featuring bucket seats with soft, supportive and secure backs, 3-point seatbelts, adjustable passenger grip and special floor boards that provide comfortable and safe drivers. experience.
  • High-Torque 700-Class Engine
    Yamaha Wolverine R-Spec EPS SE is powered by the latest 700-class and most advanced engine in 700 years with double overhead cams and fuel injection. The 708cc engine power character is optimized for seamless, linear, fastest, most technical and open line shipments.
  • Exclusive On-Command Yamaha 4WD
    Wolverine R-Spec SE EPS features On-Command, the most capable four-wheel drive system in the industry. With a simple round of dial riders choosing a 2-wheel drive, 4-wheel slip, or a full 4-wheel differential key, allowing the Wolverine R-Spec to scratch its way through anything.
  • Special Edition Feature
    The Wolverine R-Spec EPS SE has various upgrades to distinguish it from its packaging, including tapered wheels, additional chassis and A-arm protection, expanded overfenders, soft grip steering wheel, underground storage and silver Silver Flat Silver. Bodywork with upholstery suitable for stylish cabin interiors.


2018 Yamaha WOLVERINE R‑SPEC EPS SE – Price

Moniker Wolverine includes what Yamaha calls the Recreational Side by Side line (YXZ is “SxS Sport Pure” while Viking is “Utility SxS”), and they have expanded the path to include Wolverine EPS and Wolverine R-Spec EPS along with the 2018 Yamaha WOLVERINE R‑SPEC EPS Edition Special. Prices range from (approximately) $ 11,000 for the base model and up to $ 14,800 for the Yamaha WOLVERINE R‑SPEC EPS SE.