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– 2011 Yamaha Grizzly 450 4×4
2011 Yamaha Grizzly 450 4×4
A perfect blend of comfort, capability and ruggedness with a new rear sealed wet brake.
Proven middle-weight performer raises the bar.
The new 2011 Yamaha Grizzly 450 tackles tough terrain and even tougher chores with vigor thanks to Yamaha exclusive fully automatic Ultramatic transmission on On Command 2WD/4WD with Diff Lock, new rear sealed wet brake, lighter overall weight and more.
” Grizzly 450 Automatic 4×4 has many of the same great features as big brothers Grizzly 700 and 550, including four-wheel independent suspension, and it’s powered by a fuel-efficient, liquid-cooled engine.
” Almost 20 pounds lighter than previous Grizzly 450 models, providing awesome power-to-weight ratio.
” Industry-exclusive, fully automatic Ultramatic® transmission is the most advanced drive system in ATVing. An automatic centrifugal clutch maintains constant belt tension for reduced belt wear and sprag clutch for all-wheel downhill engine braking in 4WD mode.
” Three-position On-Command® In/Out 4WD feature lets you switch between 2WD, limited-slip 4WD and a fully locked differential 4WD-all with the simple push of a button. Override button allows engine to make maximum rpm in full Diff. Lock mode.
” Fully independent long-travel four-wheel suspension features double-wishbone suspension front and rear.
” Ground clearance of 10.8 inches and a high-impact plastic skidplate provide terrainability and undercarriage protection.
” Trick digital instrument panel boasts a multifunction LCD display with speedometer, odometer, dual tripmeter, hour meter, 4WD status, transmission position and clock.
” Rear wet brake is a multi-disc system running in hydraulic fluid inside a sealed unit. This keeps out the elements (such as mud and water) while providing powerful, consistent stopping power and greatly reduced maintenance.
” 421cc liquid-cooled, SOHC four-stroke single is rugged and powerful.
” Semi-oval slide 33mm BSR Mikuni® carburetor and high-output DC-CDI ignition deliver fantastic throttle response and engine performance at all rpm.
” Pushbutton electric starting.
” Stainless steel muffler and header design provides superior power characteristics, exhaust sound and durability.
” Left-side-mounted (Hi/Lo/N/R/P) shift lever is easily accessible.
” Large-capacity aluminum radiator provides maximum cooling efficiency and is positioned high in frame for optimal protection.
” Compact engine design features a 45-degree cylinder angle for maximum ground clearance and lower seat height for quick, responsive steering and agility.
” Gear-driven crankshaft balancer and rubber-damper engine mounts reduce vibration.
” Specially designed drive system air intake vent helps prevent overheating and keeps water and mud from entering drive case.
” Tool-free air filter box for easy access and quick maintenance.
” Lightweight chassis features outstanding durability with superior rigidity for class-leading agility and handling.
” Light steering and a class-leading turning radius combine for increased comfort and incredible maneuverability-even in 4WD.
” Fully independent four-wheel suspension features a double-wishbone suspension front and rear delivering 6.3 inches and 7.1 inches of travel.
” Using a newly-designed multi-disc system running in gear oil, the sealed rear wet brake combines strong, consistent stopping power and greatly reduced maintenance requirements.
” Large-diameter ventilated hydraulic front disc brakes deliver tremendous stopping power in a variety of conditions.
” Direct front shaft drive eliminates U-joint for greater durability and more efficient power transfer when engaged in 4WD.
” Heavy-duty composite front carry bar and CV joint guards help prevent damage to boot covers and won’t dent or rust.
” Grizzly 700-inspired front-end styling boasts convenient water-resistant storage compartment on the front fender.
” The water-resistant DC outlet is located to the side of the multifunction instrument panel for convenient access; automotive style receptacle handles a wide range of accessories.
” Steel cargo racks with special, extra-durable wrinkle paint finish feature a combined cargo capacity of 264 pounds (88 front, 176 rear).
” Available in Realtree® AP™ camouflage with a water-dipped process for durability.
” Large-capacity, 4-gallon fuel tank has a built-in gauge and easy-to-reach petcock valve.
” Water-resistant, large-capacity underseat storage box provides added convenience.
” Wide, fully integrated floorboards keep rider’s feet dry and feature serrated footpegs for extra grip in wet conditions.
” Large front and rear fenders with inner guards offer excellent mud/splash protection.
” Easy-access, underseat marine-spec electrical components ensure maximum protection from the elements.
” Dual, bright multi-reflector 30-watt Krypton bulb headlights with high and low beams; rear brake light.
” Assembled in Newnan, GA, U.S.A.
2011 Yamaha Grizzly 450 4×4 – USA Specifications
MSRP* $7,249 (Realtree AP Camo) Available from August 2010
$6,899 (Hunter Green) Available from June 2010
$6,899 (Steel Blue) Available from June 2010
Type 421cc, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled single; SOHC
Bore x Stroke 84.5mm x 75.0mm
Compression Ratio 10.0:1
Fuel Delivery Mikuni® 33mm BSR
Starting System Electric
Transmission Yamaha Ultramatic® V-belt with all-wheel engine braking/H, L, N, R, P
Drive Train Yamaha On-Command® pushbutton; 3-way locking differential; 2WD, 4WD, locked 4WD; shaft drive
Suspension/Front Independent double wishbone; 5-way preload adjustment, 6.3-in travel
Suspension/Rear Independent double wishbone; 5-way preload adjustment, 7.1-in travel
Brakes/Front Dual hydraulic discs
Brakes/Rear Sealed oil bathed, multi disc
Length 78.5 x 43.0 x 44.1 in
Seat Height 33.1 in
Wheelbase 48.5 in
Turning Radius 118 in
Ground Clearance 10.8 in
Fuel Capacity 4.0 gal
Wet Weight 606 lb
Rack Capacity 88 lb Fr./176 lb Rr.
Towing Capacity 1322 lb
Instrumentation Digital LCD multifunction display: speedometer, odometer, dual tripmeter, hour meter, clock, gear position and fuel gauge
Lighting Dual 30W Krypton multi-reflector headlights & 21W/5W brakelight
Warranty 6 Month (Limited Factory Warranty)
2011 Yamaha Grizzly 450 4×4 – Canadian Specifications
Canadian MSRP* $NA
Model not available in Canada
Specifications, appearance, and price of product are subject to change without notice.
* MSRP does not include freight, PDI (Pre Delivery Inspection), pre-rigging (boats), or taxes. Dealer may sell for less.