2018 Yamaha YXZ1000R, 2018 Yamaha YXZ1000R PURE-SPORT PODIUM TOPPER Experience the pinnacle of Pure Sport performance with the YXZ1000R's industry-first 5-speed manual trasmission and powerful 3-cylinder engine. Features may include: Unmatched Side-by-Side Performance The YXZ1000R is proof that Yamaha is the leader in powersports performance. Featuring a 998cc inline triple engine mated to a 5-speed sequential shift gearbox with On-Command® 4WD, massive FOX Racing® suspension front and rear, and styling the competition can t touch, the YXZ® is in a class by itself the only true pure sport side-by-side ever developed. Stunning 998cc Three-Cylinder Engine Featuring a compact DOHC twelve-valve cylinder head, an aggressive 11.3:1 compression ratio and high-tech dry-sump lubrication, the YXZ1000R engine offers jaw-dropping power, fantastic midrange torque and a thrilling 10,500 rpm redline. Built for the pure sport side-by-side enthusiast, there s nothing else like it. Industry-First 5-Speed Sequential Shift Transmission with On-Command 4WD The YXZ1000R establishes a direct connection with driver via a sequential 5-speed manual transmission with reverse that permits rapid and smooth shifting, ideally matched to the potent three-cylinder engine. A beefy hydraulic clutch system is operated by an automotive-style foot pedal for light, consistent feel and an entirely new sports side-by-side experience. Yamaha s proven On-Command 4WD system with full diff lock is ready to tackle challenging terrain, and the entire driveline is built to provide unmatched durability. Terrain Conquering FOX® Podium® RC2 Shocks Huge piggyback FOX® 2.5 Podium® RC2 Shocks bring visual impact with unmatched performance. All four corners are fully adjustable spring preload, rebound and both high- and low-speed compression damping with a huge 16.2 inches of front travel and 17.0 inches at the rear, with integrated Bottom-Out technology as well as front and rear sway bars. Result: Exceptional ride quality, tuneability and handling. Ergonomics Built for Performance The YXZ1000R cab features plush, high-back seats with extra lateral support and outside shoulder bolsters, and the cockpit is built to provide a balance of driving confidence with comfort. Shaped floorboards provide generous legroom while still giving a planted feel during aggressive driving, and both the driver s seat and steering wheel are adjustable to ensure a perfect fit.