TORONTO, ON via KENNESAW, GA. – June 15, 2017 – Yamaha Motor Canada announces its 2018 line of Viking and Viking VI Side-by-Side (SxS) vehicles including new Special Edition (SE) Light Yellowish Metallic Grey model. Yamahas Proven Off-Road capabilities and durability – combined with its comfortable and confidence-inspiring ride – create the ideal, value-packed and hard-working Viking SxS. “Yamaha is proud of the reputation that the Viking models have earned through providing the highest, hardest-working value combined with Proven Off-Road capabilities and additionally making them fun to drive,” said Peter Smallman-Tew, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Yamaha Motor Canada. “The 2018 Viking line is no different and brings the best combination of comfort, confidence and capability in a multipurpose Side-by-Side at a very competitive price.”
New Special Edition Models for 2018
For 2018, Yamaha is introducing a new Light Yellowish Metallic Grey Viking EPS SE model equipped with a color matched interior, hard sun top, under-seat storage, cast aluminum wheels, comfort-grip steering wheel, over fenders and unique Special Edition badging.
The Leading Multi-Passenger SxS with Best-in-Class Features
With class-leading cab room and comfort, coupled with superior handling and Proven Off-Road capability, Vikings are the toughest and hardest working utility-based SxS vehicles that are also fun to drive.
Viking SxS models are well-appointed with Yamahas REAL WORLD Tech features including an Ultramatic® fully automatic transmission providing the industrys most durable CVT transmission and natural-feeling engine braking, On-Command® 2WD/4WD with full differential-lock, and Electric Power Steering (EPS). Further benefits include a powerful 686cc, liquid-cooled, fuel-injected, SOHC power plant, 11.8-inches of ground clearance, large diameter front and rear wheel disc brakes, and a large 9.7-gallon fuel tank for long rides or all-day work.
The Vikings comfortable three- or six-seat cab features automotive-style two-stage door latches, pass through bucket seating, padded passenger handholds, dedicated angled floorboard foot positioning, and more. A reinforced rear steel cargo bed incorporates mounting points on the bed rails and a rubber cargo bed mat to reduce sound and vibration. Large enough for a fully-loaded pallet, the assisted dump bed can pack up to 600 pounds of equipment and supplies while retaining its supple ride and off-road capability. The standard two-inch receiver hitch is rated to pull 1,500 pounds – with or without a full load in the cargo bed.
Starting at $15,749 MSRP, additional Viking colors include an all-new Bluish Grey with cast aluminum wheels, Realtree Xtra® with cast aluminum wheels, Green and Red. MSRP for the 2018 Viking VI starts at $16,649.
View additional details on Yamahas entire Proven Off-Road ATV and Side-by-Side 2018 lineup at www.Yamaha-Motor.ca. Like and follow Yamaha at www.facebook.com/YamahaMotorCanada and on Instagram @YamahaMotorCanada,
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