Powered by our most potent big-bore Raptor engine ever – 686cc of liquid cooled, fuel-injected power. The engine produces big torque right off idle, transitioning into a fat mid-range and monstrous top-end while the body sports and awesome Black color graphic that makes this machine look as good as it performs.
Aggressive styling makes the Raptor 700R SE look as menacing as it really is and with added features like a GYTR® front grab bar and heel guards. The might Raptor 700R SE is ready to go whether the destination is the dunes, the trails, or the track.
Big power and lightweight, a combination that makes any ATV rider take notice, is standard on the Raptor 700R SE, with a hybrid steel aluminum frame and Controlled-Fill aluminum sub-frame and cast aluminum swingarm combining to produce a super-strong structure and the lightest ATV in its class.
A thick comfortable seat, adjustable suspension with sport-tuned piggyback shocks provide excellent comfort while the dual counterbalancers, electric starting, and reverse keep things nice and civilized when needed, but when it comes time to pull the trigger the big-bore Raptor 700R stands tall.
The YFZ inspired handling of the Raptor 700R SE is incredible to experience blasting through the woods. Thanks to the 9.1 inches of front travel and 10.1 inches out back, the trail bumps smooth out while the rider keeps things under control. With the combination of power, solid handling, and a great suspension this machine has to be experienced to be fully appreciated.
New for 2015:
An increase in compression from 9.2:1 to 10.0:1 produces more power – resulting in increased engine performance.
To further enhance engine performance for 2015, the cylinder head and piston have been redesigned, and valve timing and fuel injection mapping have been modified.
New suspension settings enhance rider comfort and reduce bottoming.
To optimize traction with the increased power a new front tire has been adopted.
A new durable and long-lasting X-ring® drive chain is used to drive power to the rear wheels.
Raptor 700R SE is Yamaha Diagnostic Tool-ready for improved serviceability.
Forged lightweight piston, connecting rod and crankshaft in the 686cc engine are light and strong, for a hard-hitting, quick-revving powerplant that revs all the way to 9000 rpm. Dual counterbalancers keep it smooth.
Yamaha Fuel Injection (YFI) means consistently excellent engine performance in a wide range of conditions, elevations and temperatures.
Digital TCI w/32-bit electronic control unit controls fuel injection and ignition systems for consistent performance and fantastic throttle response.
Race-bred five-speed transmission with reverse, along with Raptor 700R’s monstrous powerband, means there’s a choice of gears in all situations.
YZ-spec ratchet shifter ensures smooth, resistance-free shifting under power. Heavy-duty clutch features extra-sturdy basket and plates.
Easy-to-reach oil filter and tool-free air filter provide added convenience.
State-of-the-art chassis combines a steel front section with an aluminum rear section and detachable subframe to create a super-strong structure.
Piggyback shocks provide excellent comfort, with high- and low-speed compression adjustability, rebound and preload adjustability, and 9.1-inch travel.
YZ-style piggyback rear shock gives 10.1-inch wheel travel with high- and low-speed compression adjustability for maximum versatility, along with preload and rebound adjustment.
Front brake master cylinder features an adjustable lever for increased comfort and feel.
Twin piston rear brake caliper for excellent stopping power on the trail or in the dunes.
Twin aluminum-piston front disc brakes deliver tremendous stopping power. Discs are drilled, to reduce unsprung weight for excellent suspension compliance.
Handlebar-mounted flip-type parking brake lever
A new, high-performance front 22x10-9 and existing 20x10-9 rear Maxxis® tires with a specially designed tread pattern deliver superb traction for razor-sharp handling in a variety of terrain and conditions.
Lightweight aluminum wheels help enhance suspension performance by reducing unsprung weight.
Race-inspired 45mm serrated foot pegs provide excellent boot traction.
Special Edition gets a black graphics package, along with dealer-installed GYTR from grab bar and heel guards.
Multireflector 30-watt Krypton headlights set back in the front cowl add the perfect sporting accent, and an LED taillight provides great visibility.
Large-capacity, 2.9-gallon fuel tank and Yamaha Fuel Injection (YFI) mean more time between fill-ups.
The Raptor 700R SE is proudly assembled in the U.S.A., alongside Yamaha’s 4x4 and Side x Side utility vehicles.