More specialized packages and comfort upgrades round out best-in-class features from world’s leading manufacturer of amphibious extreme terrain vehicles
July 18, 2016 – New Hamburg, Ontario – ARGO today unveiled its extreme terrain vehicle lineup for the 2017 model year featuring several new vehicle options designed for outdoor enthusiasts and commercial users alike.
Featuring industry leading terrain capabilities, excellent value and enhanced performance, the complete 2017 ARGO lineup is categorized into three distinct series including:
- Frontier Series models: fun and fuel efficient entry level models outfitted for maximum enjoyment
- Avenger Series models: full size leading multi-passenger extreme terrain vehicles with best-in-class features including easier steering and increased strength
- Conquest Series models: the ultimate all-terrain industrial and commercial machines for those who require a durable and dependable job site transporter
“ARGO has been making high performance amphibious XTVs for outdoorsmen, adventure seekers and people who need a vehicle that can get the job done for nearly 50 years,” commented Brad Darling, ARGO Vehicle Division President. “Our new 2017 model line-up builds on this rich history by introducing customized packages complete with countless practical innovations designed to enhance both customer satisfaction and driveability. We’re confident that dealers and customers alike will be blown away with what our new 2017 models have to offer and expect to bolster our position as the leading amphibious XTV manufacturer within the wider powersports industry as a result of this 2017 lineup launch.”
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KENNESAW, Ga. – June 12, 2017 – Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, announces the popular YFZ50 and
Raptor 90 youth ATVs to its 2018 model year lineup. The YFZ50 introduces the fun and exciting world of
sport ATVs to riders ages 6 and up, while those age 10 and up can continue to hone their ATV skills
aboard the Raptor 90. With sporty styling based on the championship-winning YFZ450R and top-selling
Raptor 700R, these entry-level ATVs bring Yamaha’s Proven Off-Road sport ATV performance, legacy
and quality to the entire family and next generation of budding motorsports enthusiasts.
Designed to meet Yamaha’s style and industry-leading performance standards, the electric-start YFZ50
mounts a 49.4cc engine and continuously variable transmission (CVT) on a lightweight chassis, resulting
in an entry-level machine that combines an exciting acceleration feeling, with a comfortable ride to help
first-time riders develop their off-road abilities. Parents can feel confident introducing their 6-year-old to
ATV riding with supervisory controls integrated into the machine, including adjustable RPM and throttle
limiters, as well as a tether switch capable of shutting off the engine from a pull-string if or when needed.
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KENNESAW, Ga. – June 12, 2017 – Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, announces its 2018 line of Viking and
Viking VI Side-by-Side (SxS) vehicles including new Special Edition (SE) Metallic Sand models.
Yamaha’s Proven Off-Road capabilities and REAL WORLD Tough durability – combined with its
comfortable and confidence-inspiring ride – create the ideal, value-packed and hard-working Viking SxS,
built in the USA at Yamaha’s state-of-the-art factory in Newnan, Georgia.
“The Yamaha Viking platform provides the highest, hardest-working value combined with Proven Off-
Road capabilities and cab comfort features, additionally making them fun to drive,” said Mike Martinez,
Yamaha vice president of ATV and SxS operations. “The 2018 Viking line brings the best combination of
comfort, confidence and capability in a multipurpose Side-by-Side at a very competitive price.”
New Special Edition Models for 2018
For 2018, Yamaha is introducing a new Metallic Sand Ranch Edition Viking equipped with a colormatched
interior, hard sun top, under-seat storage, cast aluminum wheels, comfort-grip steering wheel,
over fenders, center rearview mirror and unique Ranch Edition badging. The Viking VI Ranch Edition will
don the same new color and features, along with a color-matched soft sun top, rear bed grab bar, and
heavy duty front brush guard.
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KENNESAW, Ga. – June 12, 2017 – Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, the best-selling sport ATV brand in
America*, announces its 2018 sport ATVs including the top-selling big bore Raptor 700R and the
As the definitive leader in offering Proven Off-Road sport ATVs, Yamaha incorporates its legendary
racing performance into the most durable and reliable machines on the market, which are also proudly
built the USA at Yamaha’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Newnan, Georgia, for worldwide
distribution. The Raptor 700R and YFZ450R are the top-selling and highest performing models in the
world of sport ATVs, and epitomize ATV performance and dominance on the track, trail and dunes.
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Kennesaw, Ga. – June 28, 2017 – Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, the Proven Off-Road leader in powersports and
supporting outdoorsmen and women, is celebrating 10 years of teaming up with National Hunting and Fishing Day
(NHF Day). This year’s partnership features an all-new, built in the USA Kodiak 450 ATV sweepstakes at
For a decade, Yamaha has sponsored NHF Day, working to raise funds and awareness for their mission. This year,
Yamaha is again working to support NHF Day through the sweepstakes, as well as its Yamaha Outdoor Access
Initiative grant program, aiding NHF Day’s Live It! grants.
“Yamaha has been, and continues to be, committed to public land access and safe, responsible use while giving
back to the outdoors community in significant, impactful ways,” said Steve Nessl, marketing manager for Yamaha’s
ATV / SxS group. “Yamaha’s partnership with National Hunting and Fishing Day is a great example of the work we
can do together to support the outdoor, adventure, and family recreation lifestyle.”
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