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Yamaha Motorsports

2008 Raptor 50

The smallest Raptor enables the whole family to share in the excitement of ATVing.

Raptor 50 Blue
Raptor 50 Blue

Raptor 50 Gray
Raptor 50 Gray

Key Features:

  • 49cc air-cooled single sends smooth, reliable four-stroke power through a fully automatic transmission—perfect for riders 6 years and older with adult supervision.
  • Easy, pushbutton electric start couldn’t be simpler.
  • Shaft drive is virtually maintenance-free and superior to the chain drives found on some competitive models.
  • Low 24.3-inch seat height for quick, balanced steering and rider confidence.
  • Large, class-leading fuel capacity — 1.8 gallons — increases range, which means less fill-ups and more fun out on the trail.


  • 49cc air-cooled, SOHC four-stroke single low-maintenance, clean, reliable and quiet.
  • Automatic transmission lets the entry-level rider focus on the trail by eliminating the need to shift.
  • Adjustable throttle limiter allows a parent or adult supervisor to match the engine’s power output to the rider’s skill level, and an automatic-off lanyard with a 6-foot cord allows a parent or adult supervisor to instantly shut off the engine.
  • Rugged muffler with USFS-approved spark arrestor for quiet operation.
  • Automatic cam chain tensioner helps reduce the need for engine maintenance and extends engine life.


  • Leading-arm front suspension with 2.3 inches of travel smooths out the trail for a comfortable ride and responsive steering.
  • Rear swingarm and a single rear shock with 2.2 inches of travel smooth over the rough stuff and aid traction.
  • Class-longest wheelbase of 40.6 inches helps accommodate a wide range of rider sizes. Roomier ergonomics mean your child won’t outgrow the Raptor 50 too soon.
  • 3.0 inches of ground clearance overcome common trail obstacles.
  • Fully sealed front and rear drum brakes keep out water and debris, providing strong, reliable stopping power.
  • Beefy 16x7-7 front and 16x8-7 rear knobby tires offer excellent traction and help boost ground clearance.

Additional Features:

  • Raptor 700R-style bodywork turns this entry-level machine into one wicked-looking ride.
  • Wide, cushy seat and appropriate-size handlebars ensure superb, all-day comfort and minimize fatigue.
  • Handlebar-mounted parking brake.



  • Type 49cc air-cooled 4-stroke; SOHC, 2 valves
  • Bore x Stroke 39.0mm x 41.4mm
  • Compression Ratio 10.0:1
  • Carburetion Mikuni 16mm
  • Ignition CDI
  • Starting System Electric
  • Transmission Automatic
  • Drive Train 2WD; Shaft


  • Suspension/Front Leading arm; 2.3-in travel
  • Suspension/Rear Swingarm; 2.2-in travel
  • Brakes/Front Dual sealed drum
  • Brakes/Rear Sealed drum
  • Tires/Front AT16 x 7-7
  • Tires/Rear AT16 x 8-7


  • L x W x H 60.5 x 32.5 x 36 in
  • Seat Height 24.3 in
  • Wheelbase 40.6 in
  • Ground Clearance 3.0 in
  • Fuel Capacity 1.8 gal
  • Dry Weight 237 lb


  • Lighting N/A
  • Warranty 6 Month (Limited Factory Warranty)

MSRP* $2,199 (Team Yamaha Blue/White) Available from September 2007
$2,199 (Gray/Red) Available from September 2007

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