- 2012 Yamaha RS VENTURE GT
2012 Yamaha RS VENTURE GT
- 3-Cylinder Mid Performance engine
Our Mid Performance engine is the next generation of trail cruising powerplants. Designed from the start to be the ultimate trail engine package, Mid Performance engine delivers simplicity, fuel economy and great performance. The advanced fuel injection system automatically keeps it running at maximum output and fuel efficiency for the conditions. It also offers our Engine Braking Reduction System (EBRS) to let the sled freewheel when you let off the throttle.
- Advanced fuel injection
The Mid Performance engine uses Yamaha’s advanced fuel injection system to control fuel flow to the engine. Consumers enjoy the engine’s hassle-free, spot-on performance and throttle response as a result of the advanced electronic fuel injection system.
- Engine Braking Reduction System
The Mid Performance engine features the unique Engine Braking Reduction System. The system allows a small amount of air to pass through the fuel injection system when the throttle is released, giving riders a smooth “coast” feeling.
- Direct-to-crankshaft clutching
Instead of using a gear reduction, the Mid Performance engine has the primary clutch directly attached to the crankshaft. This eliminates parts, complexity and weight, resulting in a better product for consumers. It also allows the engine to be mounted deeper in the chassis to deliver a lower center of gravity, further improving the sled’s cornering stability. The YVXC primary spins at 8000 RPM to transfer power from the engine to the secondary and on to the track.
- 15 x 144 x 1.25-inch Camoplast® Rip Saw™ track
The Camoplast® Rip Saw™ track is a standard feature on the RS Venture GT. It has been widely acclaimed in the industry as the best all around OEM track for acceleration, cornering bite and everyday trail usage. The Rip Saw™ track is the result of a collaborative effort between Yamaha and Camoplast®.
- Rear-exiting exhaust
The exhaust is routed out the back of the sled in order to optimize and maximize airflow through the engine. The tuned system is specifically engineered to produce the Mid Performance engine broad powerband and also to help keep the sled in balance.
- New Oil Pressure Sensing System
The RS Venture GT is fitted with an oil pressure sensing system. If the oil pressure drops while riding, the ignition and fuel supply is controlled to limit the engine’s rpm and reduce the load on the engine. If necessary the system will stop the engine.
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