Arched, lower, front A-arms help provide ground clearance,
while the preload-adjustable shock mounted on the upper
A-arm allows for 7. 6 inches of predictable movement.
Out back the A-arm provides a wide-stump clearing stance
with 9.1 inches of travel and an impressive 11. 3 inches of
ground clearance at full extension. About the only thing
we could ask for on the new Grizzly is a stronger center
skid plate. Companies like Ricochet will handle that, so will
Yamaha’s accessory division.
Yamaha designed a new 700cc engine with dual overhead cams and fuel injection. The same motor is used in the smaller
Kodiak 4x4 and the Wolverine UTV. It’s quieter than the old powerplant and offers 10 percent more torque.