September 1, 2015
Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, introduced the all-new YXZ1000R, the world’s first and only pure sport Side-by-Side vehicle. After teaser videos helped generate excitement and anticipation, Yamaha unveiled the YXZ1000R live to a group of dealers and journalists in Long Beach, CA. The event was simulcast online, allowing Yamaha fans around the world to experience the new product launch. Assembled at Yamaha’s factory in Newnan, GA the two-seat YXZ1000R boasts a high performance 3-cylinder 998cc engine with a class-defining and industry first 5-speed sequential shift manual transmission, providing a superior driver-connected experience in the dunes, desert or on the trail.
From Brad Anderson, Yamaha Motor Corporation U.S.A. (YMUS)