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– 2011 Yamaha Grizzly 550 FI 4×4 EPS Special Edition
2011 Yamaha Grizzly 550 FI 4×4 EPS Special Edition
Featuring a 558cc fuel-injected 4-stroke engine, Yamaha’s EPS, Ultramatic Transmission, On-Command 4WD, 4-disk brakes and Yamaha’s unbeatable reliability and durability.
Meet the Grizzly 550. Its powerful 558cc, 4-stroke engine with fuel injection delivers plenty of power, and makes cold starting a breeze.
The long-travel four-wheel independent suspension serves up awesome ground clearance to get up over and around the gnarliest terrain. While the bush button On-Command system will have you in complete control, simply select the 2WD, limited-slip 4WD or Diff-Lock 4WD to suit the terrain. Yamaha’s Electronic Power Steering, Ultramatic Transmission and disc brakes at every wheel round out this awesome middleweight ATV, without breaking the bank.
Excellent Power-to-Weight Ratio
Electric Power Steering
Electronic Fuel Injection
Mid-Sized Fuel Injected Engine
At the heart of this bear lays a proven 558cc, fuel-injected, 4-stroke engine, making it one of the most powerful middleweight ATVs on the market. Fuel injection serves up crisp throttle response and adjusts automatically to match temperature and elevation changes.
Electronic Power Steering (EPS)
You’ve all heard of EPS over the last few years. But what does it mean for you as a rider? EPS does a few things, including dramatically reducing steering effort, even in 4WD, enhancing rider confidence and ease of operation. It also isolates the rider from external forces acting on the front wheels. This will enable you to worry less about the terrain so you can focus on enjoying the ride. Yamaha’s EPS is also speed and torque sensitive, which means there is more assist at low speeds when you need it, and less assist at higher speeds to help optimize handling and stability.
Excellent Power to Weight Ratio
This bear packs less weight over its competition which gives it an added edge in the power-to-weight ratio category. Less weight translates into better handling, improved acceleration when climbing those steep hills and better traction during mud prowess.
Revolutionary Ultramatic fully automatic transmission features true engine braking at each wheel while in 4WD. Dual-range with reverse and low range has approximately 1.5 times the pulling power of high range.
Push-button servo-controlled On-Command system allows you to switch between 2WD, limited-slip 4WD and fully locked differential 4WD – all with the simple push of a dash mounted button. Real 4-wheel drive when you need it. With Diff-lock engaged, you have traction to all 4 wheels immediately. This puts you in total control, you decide when you need 4 wheel drive – the machine doesn’t decide for you.
4-Wheel Disc Brakes
Slowing your big-bore ATV down shouldn’t involve standing on the brake pedal while squeezing the lever with all your might. 4-wheel disc brakes combined with full-time engine braking means slowing this Grizzly down requires less effort. And since the front and rear brakes can be operated independently, you have more control over how you brake depending on the situation.
The weight of a full tank of fuel can throw off your centre of gravity, so we located the tank under the seat and positioned the air box up high. This lowers the centre of gravity improving handling, stability and hill climbing capability. The raised air box also reduces the chance of water and debris from getting into the engine.
High mounted air box, V-belt intake and exhaust ducts, reduce the opportunity for water and debris to enter the V-Belt housing.
Reverse Mounted Rear Suspension
The wheel center does not change but allows for a shorter frame which improves approach/departure angles, and allows the use of stronger ball joints (more clearance).
” Aluminum cylinder with ceramic composite plating for improved durability
” Roller bearing rocker arms for reduced friction and improved engine performance
” Forged piston and carburized Chrome-Moly connecting rod for improved durability
” Airbox design has centrifugal debris trap to improve air flow
” Flat type foam air filter for easy cleaning
” Straight drive shaft layout for reduced vibration and improved durability
” Gull-wing front a-arms for improved ground clearance
” Polyethylene ball joint boots, front and rear
” Air cushion seat to provide comfort on those long rides
” Floorboard with large holes for mud evacuation, and special rugs to avoid buildup from underneath
” Water resistant storage
” Centralize wiring layout, positioned for improved protection against the elements
” LCD Gauge includes Odometer, Trip 1, Trip 2, Clock, Fuel gauge and Gear position
” Warning indicators: Engine, Water Temp., Reverse, Neutral, Parking, High Range, Low Range and LCD Drive / Differential Lock map
” 35W Halogen headlight bulbs
” Neodymium hi-power magnet for improved output, charging capacity and light weight
” Oil fed stator for improved cooling and reliability
” Forged Aluminum steering knuckle
” Gate type transmission shifter for improved shift feel
” Cartridge type oil filter located to the front of the engine for improved cooling and simplified maintenance
2011 Yamaha Grizzly 550 FI 4×4 EPS Special Edition – USA Specifications
Model not available in the USA.
2011 Yamaha Grizzly 550 FI 4×4 EPS Special Edition – Canadian Specifications
Canadian MSRP* $11,249 CDN
Engine 4-stroke, SOHC, liquid cooled, 4-valve, single
Displacement 558 cc
Bore and Stroke 92mm x 84 mm
Compression Ratio 9.3 : 1
Carburetion Mikuni Electronic Fuel Injection w/40mm Big Bore throttle bodies and TPS
Ignition computerized DC-CDI with 32 bit ECU
Starting electric w/auto-decompression
Transmission Ultramatic (sealed variable v-belt), w/ L-H-N-R and Park, 4-wheel full-time engine breaking
Final Drive On-command push button 2WD / 4WD / 4WD diff. lock, direct shaft drive
Suspension (Front) independent, dual A-arm, with gull-wing lower A-arm, and adjustable shocks
Suspension (Rear) independent, reverse mounted dual A-arm with sway bar, adjustable shocks
Brakes (Front) hydraulic discs
Brakes (Rear) hydraulic discs
Tires (Front) Dunlop KT421 tubeless, AT25 x 8-12
Tires (Rear) Dunlop KT425 tubeless, AT25 x 10-12
Length 2065 mm (81.3″)
Width 1180 mm (46.5″)
Height 1240 mm (48.8″)
Wheelbase 1250 mm (49.2″)
Ground Clearance 300 mm (11.8″)
Seat Height 905 mm (35.6″)
Dry Weight 272 kg (600 lb)
Wet Weight 294 kg (648 lb) – ready to ride full of fuel and oil
Fuel Capacity 20 litres (5.3 U.S. gal)
Towing Capacity 600 kg (1,322 lb)
Colour(s) Dark Blue
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.