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Yamaha Motorsports

2007 Rhino 660 4X4

2007 Rhino 660
Double the Riders, Double the Fun

Rhino 660 Camo
Rhino 660 Camo

Rhino 660 Green
Rhino 660 Green

Rhino 660 Red
Rhino 660 Red

The Rhino 660 is sometimes grouped in the “utility vehicle” category. But anyone lucky enough to have spent some time behind the wheel or in the passenger seat knows that the Rhino 660 is far more than just a workhorse. Yes, the Rhino 660 does have utility function, and is quite at home on a farm, ranch or anywhere else that requires a high quality service vehicle. But, the Rhino 660 is as fun as it is useful and it’s true persona comes to life when it’s putting smiles on its riders faces as it defies what a utility vehicle should be…extremely fun and exciting.

In it’s three short years as part of the Yamaha family, the Rhino 660 has dominated the landscape as the only side-by-side vehicle purpose-built to be a recreation machine while still retaining it’s usefulness to those looking for a reliable utilitarian vehicle.

At the heart of the Rhino is a rugged and reliable five-valve 660cc liquid-cooled engine fed by a responsive 42mm Mikuni carburetor. Known as much for its low end torque and towing capability as its awe-inspiring acceleration, the Rhino proves its sporty heritage and design.

Getting the Rhino up and at ‘em is as easy as turning the ignition key, while choosing the best gear for your adventure is done with the automotive-style gear shifter located on the center console. Yamaha’s ultra-reliable Ultramatic® automatic transmission system transfers the power to the wheels and then to the trail, all you have to do is get on the gas pedal.

The Ultramatic system keeps constant tension on the drive belt to avoid unnecessary wear and tear as well as eliminate “freewheeling,” which is sometimes felt on other machines. The result is industry leading all-wheel engine braking – a must when heading down steep hills with a full load such as a pull-behind mower or a cargo bed full of seed bags or hay.

A standard 2” receiver means you can put that low-end torque to good use while utilizing the same hitch off your pick-up truck, and the redesigned cargo bed is lighter as well as even more durable and capable of carrying 400 lbs. The cargo bed features tilt levers on both sides of the bed for the added convenience of unloading your blind, game and equipment.

The Rhino is a proven, nimble machine, able to traverse the same terrain as an ATV. Adding in the Rhino’s terrainability is the On-Command® push button 2WD/4WD system with differential lock, which gives the driver options when it comes to matching machine to terrain. Fully adjustable, and fully-independent, the front and rear dual A-arm suspension offers more than 7.3” of travel. Combine that with the 12.1” of ground clearance and there’s practically nothing that the Rhino 660 can’t tackle.

When it comes to braking duties, at your service is the automotive-style brake pedal controlling twin piston, dual hydraulic discs up front and a shaft-mounted, self-adjusting hydraulic disc in the rear. If you plan on staying awhile, the easy-to-operate parking brake located on the center console is willing and able to keep you put.

Keeping things as convenient and comfortable as they are rugged and reliable, the Rhino 660 offers padded bucket seats for both driver and passenger with newly-designed headrests. The most notable change for 2007, however, is the addition of the digital meter, which is now standard on the Rhino 660. The digital LCD multi-function display meter features a speedometer, odometer, dual trip meter, hour meter, clock, fuel gauge and gear position display. Of course, with a 7.9 gallon fuel tank, you and your partner in crime will be more concerned with enjoying the day-long ride than worrying about watching number of a meter.

The 2006 Rhino 660 4x4 will be available in Reeltree Hardwoods® High Definition camouflage, Red and Hunter Green at Yamaha dealerships nationwide starting September 2006.

Joining the standard Rhino 660 for 2007 are four “edition models” built to suit every possible users need or want. The all-new Rhino 660 Special Edition is the sportiest of the bunch featuring one-piece cast aluminum wheels, sport steering wheel, silver seats and special edition graphics. The 2007 Rhino 600 Special Edition will be available in Steel Blue starting in October 2006.

The Rhino 660 Sport Edition is ready to rip with piggyback shocks, one-piece cast aluminum wheels, injection-molded sun top, sport edition silver seats and headrests, sport steering wheel, Baja-inspired front carry bar and brushed silver water-dipped body featuring sporty graphics. The Rhino 660 Sport Edition will be in Yamaha dealerships in November 2006.

The Rhino 660 Exploring Edition will be available straight off the showroom floor with a multitude of Genuine Yamaha Accessories, including molded plastic sun top, bed rails, over fenders, front bumper guard, full windshield, rear window, and left and right rearview mirrors. The 2007 Rhino 660 Exploring Edition will be available in Hunter Green in September 2006.

For the sportsman of the group, The Ducks Unlimited Editions offer a full front and rear windshield, molded sun top and over fenders to protect the riders from the elements. An under hood storage box and dump bed cargo net offer additional storage options. And, least we forget the dual deluxe gun boots, keeping every sportsman at the ready. The Rhino 660 Ducks Unlimited Edition will be available in Realtree Advantage Max-4 High Definition Camouflage and will be available in Yamaha dealerships October 2006.

* SxS Vehicles are recommended for use only by drivers age 16 years and older.

Key Features:

* This ground-breaking off-road recreational side-by-side is like nothing else on the market—a new way to get way out there in style and comfort with a friend and your gear.
* Comfortable interior with automotive-type controls: Steering wheel, left-side foot brake pedal/right-side foot accelerator pedal, center-mounted console shifter and parking brake lever, turn-to-start ignition switch, indicator lights and 12-volt accessory outlet render the Rhino totally user-friendly.
* 660cc liquid-/oil-cooled, four-stroke five-valve engine and light weight add up to the best power-to-weight ratio of any side-by-side model in the industry.
* Industry-exclusive fully automatic Ultramatic® transmission with dual-range (Hi/Lo) drive and reverse is the most advanced drive system available. Maintaining constant belt tension reduces wear, gives instant throttle response, and provides industry-exclusive all-wheel downhill engine braking.
* Industry-exclusive three-position On-Command® In/Out 4WD feature lets you switch between 2WD, limited-slip 4WD and fully locked differential 4WD—all with the simple push of a button.
* Fully independent four-wheel suspension: Double-wishbones front and rear deliver 7.3 inches of wheel travel and 11.0 inches of ground clearance, five-way preload-adjustable shocks provide maximum tire contact and amazing comfort while navigating rough terrain.
* Thick bucket seats and that great, long-travel suspension system work together to provide the smoothest ride in the industry.

New for 2007:

* New digital instrument panel boasts multifunction LCD display with speedometer, odometer, dual tripmeters, hour meter, 4WD status, transmission position and clock.
* New integrated easy-to-read fuel gauge makes it easy to keep track of your fuel supply.
* New headrests for more style and comfort.
* Tough wrinkle-finish coating on the upper frame.

Engine:

* Patented five-valve cylinder head design (same as on the ultra-rugged Grizzly 660) delivers incomparable combination of potent low-rev torque and right-now throttle response.
* Dual-range (Hi/Lo) drive with reverse, taps into more pulling power in low and more performance in high than any machine in its class (includes side x side 4x4 models).
* Console-mounted dual-range (H/L/N/R) shift lever.
* Sealed drive case keeps out water and debris, and a hand-operated side cover drain lets out what little gets in.
* Specially designed full stainless steel exhaust system features aluminum heat shields and a screen-type spark arrestor for superb power characteristics with minimum noise output.
* Large-capacity aluminum radiator and oil cooler with fan-assist delivers maximum cooling efficiency and is positioned high in the frame for optimal protection.
* 42mm Mikuni CV carburetor and high-output DC-CDI ignition system ensure incredible throttle response and engine performance.
* Specially designed drive system air intake vent helps prevent overheating and keeps water and mud from entering the drive case.
* Easy-access, tool-free air filter box.

Chassis/Suspension:

* Steel frame is lightweight and features outstanding durability with superior rigidity for superb handling.
* Light, responsive rack-and-pinion steering features a fully sealed steering column and double U-jointed steering linkage for smooth operation and class-leading turning radius—even in 4WD.
* Large-diameter ventilated hydraulic front disc brakes and shaft-mounted hydraulic rear disc provide outstanding stopping power in a variety of conditions.
* 11.0-inch ground clearance delivers maximum underbelly protection while enhancing terrainability.
* Low-maintenance front shaft drive features gear case and electronic servo-activated 2WD/4WD/Diff-lock via the On-Command system. Direct rear shaft drive eliminates the U-joint for greater durability and more efficient power transfer at all RPM.
* Heavy-duty front guard and CV joint guards protect against rock and debris damage.
* Standard center-mounted, heavy-duty two-inch receiver-style hitch can tow over 1200 pounds.
* Stamped steel dump bed is rated to haul 400 pounds of gear, with a latch that opens from either side.
* Maxxis tires offer great traction, longer life and a comfortable ride.

Additional Features:

* Large, specially designed seats are extra plush and supportive for all-day driver and passenger comfort.
* Operator and passenger safety belts.
* Dual 30-watt multireflector Krypton bulb headlights with high/low beams feature stylishly sleek cat-eye design; dual 5-watt/21-watt tail/brake lights.
* Large, 7.9-gallon fuel tank features a fuel level gauge.
* Maintenance-free battery provides power, even in cold weather.
* Built in Newnan, GA, USA.

Specifications

Engine Type – 660cc, 4-Stroke Single, Liquid/Oil Cooled w/ Fan, 5-Valve SOHC

Bore x Stroke – 100mm x 84mm

Compression Ratio – 9.1:1

Carburetion – Mikuni 42mm BSR

Ignition – DC – CDI

Starting System – Electric

Transmission – Yamaha Ultramatic V-Belt / H,L,N,R

Engine Braking – All Wheel

Drive Train – Yamaha On-Command push button 3-way locking differential, 2WD, 4WD, locked 4WD; Shaft

Suspension/ Front – Independent Double Wishbone, 7.3” w/ 5-way Preload Adjustment.
Suspension/ Rear – Independent Double Wishbone, 7.3” w/ 5-way Preload Adjustment.

Brakes/ Front – Dual Hydraulic Disc, Twin Piston
Brake/ Rear – Hydraulic Disc, Self Adjusting, Shaft Mounted

Tires/ Front – AT25x8-12 NHS
Tires/ Rear – AT25x10-12 NHS

LxWxH – 113.6”x54.4”x73”

Wheel Base – 75.2”

Turning Radius – 153.5”

Ground Clearance – 12.1”

Fuel Capacity – 7.9 Gal

Dry Weight – 1049

Bed Capacity –400 Lbs

Towing Capacity – 1212 Lbs

Instrumentation – Digital LCD Multi-function display. Speedo, Odo, Dual Trip, Hour, Clock, Fuel, and Gear Position

Lighting – Dual 30W Krypton Multi-reflector Headlights & Dual 21/5W Brake light


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