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– 2009 Yamaha Wolverine 450
2009 Yamaha Wolverine 450
The Wolverine 450 is by far the sportiest 4×4 we’ve ever produced. With the bulletproof liquid cooled 450cc engine right out of the Kodiak, on command 4 wheel drive, sport radial tires and agressive looks, this Wolverine is designed for the true sport exploring enthusiast.
Looking for a little more sport in your mid-size 4×4 ATV, without sacrificing terrain-ability?
One that has on-command 4wd for those moments when you need serious traction, but handles more like a sport bike in 2wd. Well look no further. The Wolverine 450 sets the standard for sport exploring. This versatile, go anywhere ATV has 450 class power with revised sport suspension settings and a rear swing arm that allows flatter handling in virtually all conditions. With aggressive looks derived from our awesome Raptor lineup, you’ll stand out from the crowd no matter where your ride ends up.
Sport oriented handling with new radial tires
On command 2wd / 4wd
Features and Benefits:
Liquid-cooled 450 class power.
Ultramatic single range transmission with engine brake and automotive style transmission lock parking mechanism. (F / N / R / P)
Fully independent double-wishbone front suspension combined with a rear swing-arm to give a more progressive feel for sport trail riding.
Aggressive sport styling derived from our famous Raptor lineup.
A digital information centre LCD display for speed, odometer and 4wd / 2wd position, as well as LED warning lamps.
Maxxis All-Terrain Radial tires mounted on newly designed 12″ aluminum wheels.
Dual 30W Krypton Multireflector Headlights, right off the YFZ 450
A sporty seat designed for comfort and maneuverability.
Internal engine counter-balancer minimizes engine vibration to rider.
Dual hydraulic disk brakes based on Kodiak 450
Large wide footboards for better versatility
Sealed marine-style electrical connectors prevent water from entering electrical components and wiring.
Convenient push-button electric starter works in any gear.
High-capacity cooling system with high-mounted fan-cooled radiator for consistent engine performance, excellent durability and protection from sticks and rocks.
2009 Yamaha Wolverine 450 – USA Specifications
American MSRP: $0
Model not available in the USA
2009 Yamaha Wolverine 450 – Canada Specifications
Canadian MSRP $8,499
Engine 4-Stroke Single, Liquid Cooled w/Fan, SOHC
Bore and Stroke 84.5 x 75mm
Compression Ratio 10:1
Carburetion Mikuni BSR33
Ignition DC digital CDI
Transmission Yamaha Ultramatic V-Belt / F,N,R
Final Drive Shaft
Suspension (Front) double wishbone, preload adjustable
Suspension (Rear) Swing arm w/ 5-way preload adjustable
Brakes (Front) Dual Hydraulic Disc
Brakes (Rear) Hydraulic Disc
Tires (Front) AT23x8-12 Sport Radials
Tires (Rear) AT23x10-12 Sport Radials
Length 1,979mm (77.9″)
Width 1,060mm (41.7″)
Height 1,095mm (43.1″)
Wheelbase 1,233mm (48.5″)
Ground Clearance 220mm (8.7″)
Seat Height 840mm (33.1″)
Dry Weight 234kg (516 lb)
Fuel Capacity 14.4 litres
Colour(s) Racing Blue