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FIRST REPORT: YXZ1000R TURBO!

Discussion in 'SXS YXZ1000R' started by MrSled, Mar 22, 2017.

  1. MrSled

    MrSled Administrator Staff Member Admin Moderator VIP Member

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    Schofield, WI
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    Snowmobile:
    2017 Sidewinder
    http://dirtwheelsmag.com/home-page/first-report-yxz1000r-turbo

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    FIRST REPORT: YXZ1000R TURBO!

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    March 22, 2017
    AVAILABLE SOON AT YOUR YAMAHA DEALER?

    Polaris has a turbo version of their RZR and Can-Am’s Maverick X3 is turbocharged as well. So, it’s reasonable to expect Yamaha to eventually offer up a turbo version of their YXZ1000R too. This makes sense, because they already sell a vehicle using the YXZ’s engine that is turbocharged.


    If you live in the northern climate, you probably have some knowledge of snowmobiles. Therefore, you’d be aware that some of the most popular models these days come from Yamaha’s Sidewinder line-up. These snowmobiles are powered by a 998cc, three-cylinder, four-stroke engine and all get an extra boost of horsepower from a turbocharger system..... click here to read more at
     
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  3. moab11

    moab11 Lifetime Member Lifetime VIP Member VIP Member

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    Snowmobile:
    2009 Nytro XTX with a "few" upgrades
    Sounds great, but not too sure about those guys...

    The YXZ came out before the sidewinder, so how could they be speculating that it would be using a non-turbo version of the sidewinder motor? And since when does the YXZ make 155hp? Aftermarket turbo kits don't count. Nevermind the part about the intercooler circulating coolant around the throttle bodies....

    Hopefully they are right and Yamaha brings out a turbo YXZ, we all know the engine is ready, but are they?
     
  4. MrSled

    MrSled Administrator Staff Member Admin Moderator VIP Member

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    Location:
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    Country:
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    Snowmobile:
    2017 Sidewinder
    In our industry with the SW you would think its a no brainier but I agree with you, I think their facts are off.
     

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