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Key Features:
  • The all-new Wolverine 450 4x4 combines features like 4WD and a fully automatic transmission with light weight, sport-tuned adjustable suspension and Raptor styling. The result is a highly functional machine that’s a blast to ride almost anywhere.
  • A liquid-cooled 421cc single feeding power through a full-auto constantly variable transmission means just twist the throttle and go, practically anywhere. The Wolverine 450 is a great explorer.
  • A fully automatic transmission and Yamaha On-Command™ gear selector system means switching from 2WD to 4WD is as simple as pushing the handlebar-mounted button.
  • Raptor-inspired styling includes swoopy bodywork with integrated floorboards, a comfortable sport seat and an integrated rear rack.
  • Sport-tuned suspension, tires, lightweight and a low center of gravity add up to an excellent-handling ATV.
  • Pushbutton electric starting.

Engine:

  • Powerful liquid-cooled 421cc SOHC four-stroke is torquey, revvable, smooth-running and extremely reliable.
  • A semi-oval slide 33mm BSR Mikuni carburetor and high-output DC-CDI ignition deliver great throttle response and performance at all RPM.
  • Fully automatic transmission is extremely rugged and reliable with a constant belt-tensioning system, which provides confident downhill engine braking.
  • A large-capacity aluminum radiator provides maximum cooling efficiency and is positioned high in frame for optimal protection.
  • Easy-access, tool-free air filter simplifies that task.
  • An automatic cam chain tensioner reduces maintenance requirements.

Chassis/Suspension:

  • Light, high-tensile steel frame provides a strong foundation for double-wishbone front and single-shock rear long-travel suspension systems for a sporty yet comfortable ride.
  • Five-way preload-adjustable suspension front and rear lets the Wolverine 450 be dialed in just right for varying loads and conditions.
  • A dry weight under 520 pounds means the Wolverine 450 runs right with the big sport dogs.
  • Low-maintenance shaft drives provide near-bulletproof strength and reliability.
  • Front and rear hydraulic disc brakes provide plenty of stopping power.
  • 23 x 8-12 radial sport tires up great traction and quick, light handling.
  • Aluminum wheels mean low unsprung weight for great suspension action and overall performance.
  • Full skid plates provide great undercarriage protection.

Additional Features:

  • A digital dash meter keeps track of speed and other essentials.
  • An underseat storage compartment and integrated rear cargo rack make it easy to bring the things you need.

Specifications

  • MSRP*:
         $5,999 (Team Yamaha Blue) Available from September 2005
         $5,999 (White/Silver) Available from September 2005

Engine

  • Type: 421cc, 4-Stroke Single, Liquid Cooled w/ Fan, SOHC
  • Bore x Stroke: 84.5mm x 75mm
  • Compression Ratio: 10:1
  • Carburetion: Mikuni 33mm BSR
  • Ignition: DC – CDI
  • Starting System: Electric w/ Auxiliary Pull
  • Transmission: Yamaha Ultramatic V-Belt / F,N,R
  • Engine Braking: Front & Rear Wheel
  • Drive Train: Yamaha On-Command push button 2WD, 4WD ; Shaft

Chassis

  • Suspension/Front: Independent Double Wishbone, 7.1” w/ 5-way Pre-load Adjustment
  • Suspension/Rear: Swing Arm, 7.1” w/5-way Pre-load Adjustment
  • Brakes/Front: Dual Hydraulic Disc
  • Brakes/Rear: Hydraulic Disc
  • Tires/Front: AT23 x 8-12
  • Tires/Rear: AT23 x 10-12

Dimensions

  • L x W x H: 77.9” x 41.7” x 43.1”
  • Seat Height: 33.1”
  • Wheelbase: 48.5”
  • Turning Radius: 118”
  • Ground Clearance: 8.7”
  • Fuel Capacity: 3.8 Gallons
  • Dry Weight: 516 lbs
  • Rack Capacity: N/A
  • Towing Capacity: 1102 Lbs. (With Optional hitch)

Other

  • Instrumentation: Digital Speedometer, Odometer & Fuel Gauge
  • Lighting: Dual 30W Krypton Multi-reflector Headlights & 21/5W Brake light
  • DC Outlet: Optional (Part #ATV-12VPK-00-KT)
  • Warranty: 6 Month (Limited Factory Warranty)

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