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– 2011 Yamaha Grizzly 450 4×4 EPS
2011 Yamaha Grizzly 450 4×4 EPS
This already proven mid-size performer is new and now boasts EPS, reduced weight and a rear sealed wet brake.
Proven middle-weight performer raises the bar.
The new 2011 Yamaha Grizzly 450 with EPS combines Yamaha durability and reliability with key Grizzly features such as Ultramatic transmission on On Command 2WD/4WD with Diff Lock to excel in both trail riding and utility situations.
” Grizzly 450 Automatic 4×4 EPS has many of the same great features as big brothers Grizzly 700 and 550, including electric power steering, four-wheel independent suspension, and powered by a fuel-efficient, liquid-cooled engine.
” Electric Power Steering system lightens steering for superior comfort and terrainability.
” Almost 10 pounds lighter than previous Grizzly 450 models, even with the addition of Electric Power Steering, providing awesome power-to-weight ratio.
” Industry-exclusive, fully automatic Ultramatic® transmission is the most advanced drive system in ATV-ing. An automatic centrifugal clutch maintains constant belt tension for reduced belt wear and sprag clutch for all-wheel downhill engine braking in 4WD mode.
” Steel Blue model includes cast aluminum wheels.
” 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 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.
” Electric Power Steering system lightens steering for superior comfort and less rider fatigue.
” 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 EPS – USA Specifications
MSRP* $7,849 (Realtree AP Camo) Available from August 2010
$7,799 (Steel Blue) Available from October 2010
$7,499 (Hunter Green) Available from July 2010
Type 421cc, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled single; SOHC
Bore x Stroke 84.5 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; 6.3-in travel
Suspension/Rear Independent double wishbone; 7.1-in travel
Brakes/Front Dual hydraulic disc
Brakes/Rear Sealed oil bathed, multi disc
Tires/Front AT25 x 8-12
Tires/Rear AT25 x 10-12
L x W x H 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 620 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 multireflector headlights & 21W/5W brakelight
Warranty 6 Month (Limited Factory Warranty)
2011 Yamaha Grizzly 450 4×4 EPS – 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.