Feature Benefits

Top Features

  • XT-R Package
    The Wolverine X2 XT-R 850® is equipped with a capable and aggressive-looking package for extreme terrainability, including rugged radial tires, heavy-duty WARN® winch, advanced suspension and a stylish paint and graphics package.
  • Real World Tech
    Yamaha’s technological advantages are easily found in every Wolverine X2 XT-R 850: plush adjustable suspension, driver-centric On-Command® 4WD, ultra-reliable Ultramatic® CVT and industry-leading Electric Power Steering.
  • Potent 847cc Twin-Cylinder Powerplant
    Featuring drive-by-wire throttle, a 270-degree crankshaft design and lightweight internals, the Wolverine X2 XT-R 850 shares technology with Yamaha’s class-defining sportbikes for thrilling performance on every ride with unmatched refinement.
  • Adventure Pro Ready
    The Wolverine X2 XT-R 850 comes pre-wired for Yamaha’s exclusive Adventure Pro® GPS system, unlocking the next level of trail-ready navigation. Combining high-precision GPS with social integration and vehicle information, the Adventure Pro system redefines "state of the art."
  • Upgraded Spacious, Flexible Ergonomics
    With high-back seats, improved compact shoulder bolsters and plenty of legroom with a soft touch knee area, the Wolverine X2 XT-R 850 offers comfortable, secure seating for wherever your next adventure takes you.
  • Versatility Unequaled
    The Wolverine X2 XT-R 850 offers a balance of work-ready capability, refined comfort and trail-proven confidence that further reinforces Yamaha as the ultimate outdoor adventure partner.
  • Unparalleled Refinement
    The Wolverine X2 XT-R 850 features a range of refinements that further boost capability, confidence and comfort in rough terrain including the robust new frame fitted with upper and lower A-arms. While the top-shelf XT-R trim level, durable 27-inch radial tires, a WARN® VRX 4500 winch, and high-quality painted body and graphics package all boost confidence in tough trails.

Capability

  • Smooth and Powerful Twin-Cylinder Engine
    The Wolverine X2 XT-R 850 is powered by an 847cc DOHC, eight-valve, parallel twin-cylinder motor that features the full range of Yamaha’s advanced performance technologies. Forged pistons and connecting rods ensure durable high-rpm performance with Yamaha’s 270° Crossplane Concept Crankshaft for linear torque development and excellent power throughout the rpm range. To improve efficiency, the engine features a dry-sump design for a more compact layout and an offset cylinder block to reduce friction losses while rubber engine mounts and a geared counterbalancer ensure smooth running from idle to redline.
  • Responsive and Reliable Ultramatic® Transmission
    Yamaha’s Ultramatic® transmission is the most advanced—and durable—CVT drive system available. An automatic centrifugal clutch maintains constant belt tension for reduced belt wear, and a sprag clutch delivers natural all-wheel engine braking. The robust clutch features an oversized belt for durability while maintaining low cruising rpm for smooth, quiet running.
  • On-Command® 4WD
    Industry-exclusive three-position On-Command® 4WD system lets you switch between 2WD, limited-slip 4WD, and fully locked differential 4WD. Unlike competitors’ automatic 4WD systems, On-Command puts the driver in full control to make the most of available traction in various types of terrain.
  • Unique XT-R Wheel and Tire Package
    The Wolverine X2 XT-R 850 is equipped with 27-inch GBC® Dirt Commander® radial tires to handle a variety of terrain while providing confidence-inspiring grip and feedback. The Dirt Commander tires offer a confidence-inspiring ride with capable ground clearance and traction, as well as exceptional durability from an 8-ply construction.
  • Compact and Nimble Chassis
    Designed for maneuverability, the Wolverine X2 XT-R 850 chassis is super agile, making tight trails a breeze with lightweight steering to select the ideal line when tackling obstacles. With an upswept underbody design, the Wolverine X2 XT-R 850 boasts plenty of ground clearance and big approach and departure angles to clear challenging terrain. For enhanced response in though terrain, the rear A-arms minimize camber changes across the suspension travel.
  • Yamaha Chip Controlled-Throttle (YCC-T)
    The Wolverine X2 XT-R 850 engine utilizes YCC-T®, a drive-by-wire system that converts the driver’s commands into digital throttle control. Throttle response is further improved thanks to a quick-response servo motor, precision fuel injectors and a high-volume airbox with two-stage air filtration.
  • Class-Leading Electric Power Steering
    Yamaha’s Electric Power Steering (EPS) provides the industry’s best balance of steering assist and positive feedback with light steering, speed-sensitive steering response and minimized fatigue.
  • Plush Suspension
    The Wolverine X2 XT-R 850 features well-damped suspension at all four corners for improved chassis control and handling feel. Each piggyback shock is also fully adjustable for spring preload, rebound and high- and low-speed compression damping to allow tuning to suit a wide range of divers and conditions. Built for Yamaha by KYB®, these shocks give the Wolverine X2 XT-R 850 a balanced ride character whether the day calls for carrying cargo or blasting down a trail.
  • Powerful All-Wheel Disc Brakes
    Large 207mm vented disc brakes with two-piston calipers provide exceptional stopping power on all four wheels with excellent feel.
  • Maximum Versatility
    The Wolverine X2 XT-R 850 features a tilting cargo bed to simplify hauling duties. Built with hydraulic assistance and a robust latch system, the bed transports up to 600 pounds with multiple steel tie-down points to secure cargo or attach accessories. Add in a full 2,000 pounds of towing capacity from the standard 2-inch receiver, the Wolverine X2 XT-R 850 is ready to get to work when you are.
  • Adventure Pro Ready
    The Wolverine X2 XT-R 850 comes pre-wired for Yamaha’s exclusive Adventure Pro® GPS system, unlocking the next level of trail-ready navigation. This state-of-the-art GPS unit combines a range of functions into a single, rugged 7-inch full-color display. Search, download, record and share trail routes. With Yamaha’s uniquely integrated software, the Adventure Pro system displays advanced vehicle data with exceptional clarity.

Comfort

  • Smooth, Quiet Powertrain
    Thanks to helical-cut drivetrain gearing, the rubber-mounted and counterbalanced engine and a variety of noise- and vibration-reducing inserts around the cabin, the Wolverine X2 XT-R 850 is one of the smoothest and quietest recreational side-by-sides ever built. Converse with your passenger or simply enjoy the improved refinement after a long day riding on the trail.
  • Enhanced Ergonomics
    High-backed seats with improved adjustability combined with updated pedal positions create a more comfortable cockpit for drivers of various sizes, while newly-designed compact shoulder bolsters, easily adjustable seatbelts and padded knee areas create a more comfortable perch for both driver and passenger in the Wolverine X2 850 R-XT-R. Multiple cup holders, high-traction floorboards, quick-adjust driver seat and steering column round out the amenities.
  • Plush Suspension
    The Wolverine X2 XT-R 850 features well-damped suspension at all four corners for improved chassis control and handling feel. Each piggyback shock is also fully adjustable for spring preload, rebound and high- and low-speed compression damping to allow tuning to suit a wide range of divers and conditions. Built for Yamaha by KYB®, these shocks give the Wolverine X2 XT-R 850 a balanced ride character whether the day calls for carrying cargo or blasting down a trail.
  • Superior Mud Protection
    The upgraded, fully-enclosed doors and high, wide fenders ensure that mud and rocks stay outside the cabin, so you and your passenger can enjoy the ride even more.
  • LED Lighting
    The Wolverine X2 XT-R 850 features LED headlights and taillights for brilliant visibility, long life and minimal power draw.
  • Accessory Ready
    With nearly 600 watts of electrical output from the engine, the standard 12V DC port and multiple pre-wired accessory switches ready the Wolverine X2 XT-R 850 for a wide range of accessories and add-ons.

Confidence

  • Industry’s Most Durable CVT
    The Wolverine X2 XT-R 850 transmission uses its own cooling intake to maintain proper temperatures, an oversized belt to handle the torque of the large engine and Yamaha’s unique sprag clutch to maintain constant belt tension. The end result is a drivetrain built for years of trouble-free service that leaves the competition in the dust and is backed by the industry's only 10-Year V-Belt Limited Warranty.
  • Reliable Engine Lubrication and Cooling
    With a large oil capacity circulating in the dry-sump system, a liquid-cooled oil cooler and a large radiator with integrated blower, the Wolverine® X2 XT-R 850 powerplant is able to handle the toughest jobs without complaint.
  • Full Underbody Skid Plates
    Skid plates protect the entire underbody of the Wolverine X2 XT-R 850, from the front differential to the rear gear case, to ensure gnarly terrain doesn’t stop you. The skid plates also include convenient service points to access fluid drain locations without removing the guards.
  • New Instrumentation
    The new blue backlit, all-digital meter with a large dimmable readout gives the driver a complete picture at a glance. Vehicle status and warnings are clearly displayed, along with easily accessed odometers and trip and hour meters.
  • Speed Management System
    The Wolverine X2 XT-R 850 comes standard with a Speed Management System which allows the owner to limit the vehicle to a top speed of 25 mph, making it ideal for work sites or other special operating conditions.
  • Built Real World Tough®, Assembled in the USA
    Like all of Yamaha's Side-by-Sides and full-size ATVs, the Wolverine X2 XT-R 850 is assembled with pride in the USA at Yamaha's state-of-the-art factory in Newnan, Georgia.

New for 2021

  • Upgraded Styling and Door Design
    The newly designed doors improve entry and exit for both the driver and passenger while the newly styled roof support give the Wolverine X2 XT-R 850 a sleek new look. With a more compact shoulder bolster and cut outs for seamless integration of accessory speakers, you'll easily be able to hop in the Wolverine X2 XT-R 850, and you won't want to get out.
  • Enhanced Comfort
    The 2021 Wolverine X2 XT-R 850 takes comfort to a whole new level. The driver's seat has more adjustability while the upgraded driver pedals and new easily adjusted seatbelts without the need for tools improve comfort for a wider range of driver heights. The new blue backlit meter makes reading the display a breeze. The soft touch knee area also guarantees that you'll never want to get out of the Wolverine X2 XT-R 850.
  • New Generation Style
    The new generation Wolverine X2 XT-R 850 style features updated doors, roof support, and a suntop to give the vehicle a sleek, sporty look.