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BUYER’GUIDE: 2014 Sport QuadS

August 28, 2014
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Sport quads are all about going fast and having fun. These are
the lightest, most responsive, best-handling ATVs you can
buy. The most intense machines in this class are race-ready
right from the dealer, but there are sport quads for play riders and
learners too. They’re all here, with the prices and specifications that
will help you find the perfect sport machine for your kind of riding.

01-Apex-450MX
Apex 450F: The Apex 450F is
a full-race 450 built around the
light, powerful, carbureted Yamaha
DOHC, five-valve, kick-start YFZ450F
motocross bike engine. The 450F
comes track-ready with wide A-arms,
Elka suspension, nerf bars, beadlock
rear wheels and more.

Motor type …………449cc, 5-valve, liquid-cooled DOHC
Bore and stroke …………………………95mm x 63.4mm
Transmission ……………………………… 5-speed manual
Suspension/travel:
Front …………………………………….Dual A-arm/11.5”
Rear …………………………………………. Swingarm/12”
Brakes: f/r……………………………………Dual discs/disc
Fuel capacity ………………………………………… 2.6 gal.
Length/width/height …………………………71”/49”/42.9”
Tire sizes: f/r ………………………….. 20×6-10, 18×10-8
Claimed wet weight ………………………………….340 lb.
Colors ……………………………………………. Black, white
Price ………………………………………………… $13,000

BIG-BORE SPORT ATVS

700R-34
Yamaha Raptor 700R: The Raptor
700R is massively powerful but easy
to ride, thanks to predictable power
delivery, a capable aluminum/steel
chassis and impressive, fully adjustable
suspension. This high-performance
machine is a favorite of duners and trail
riders.

Motor type …………686cc, 4-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC
Bore and stroke ………………………….102mm x 84mm
Transmission ………………………5-speed manual w/rev.
Suspension/travel:
Front ………………………………………Dual A-arm/9.1”
Rear …………………………………. Pro swingarm/10.1”
Brakes: f/r……………………………………Dual discs/disc
Fuel capacity ………………………………………… 2.9 gal.
Length/width/height ……………………72.6”/46.1”/44.5”
Tire sizes: f/r ………………………….. 21×7-10, 20×10-9
Claimed wet weight ………………………………….422 lb.
Colors ……………………………………………………… Blue
Price ………………………………………………….. $8,199

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Yamaha Raptor 700R SE: Add
special metallic gray bodywork and a
Genuine Yamaha GYTR front grab bar
and heel guards to the Raptor 700R
and you’ve got the SE. Both have
the same potent 686cc, four-valve,
single-overhead-cam engine and fully
adjustable suspension.

Motor type …………686cc, 4-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC
Bore and stroke ………………………….102mm x 84mm
Transmission ……………………..5-speed manual w/ rev.
Suspension/travel:
Front ………………………………………Dual A-arm/9.1”
Rear …………………………………. Pro swingarm/10.1”
Brakes: f/r……………………………………Dual discs/disc
Fuel capacity ………………………………………… 2.9 gal.
Length/width/height ……………………72.6”/46.1”/44.5”
Tire sizes: f/r ………………………….. 21×7-10, 20×10-9
Claimed wet weight ………………………………….422 lb.
Colors …………………………. Blue, White, SE Black/Red
Price ………………………………………………….. $8,799

15-Yamaha-Raptor-700
Yamaha Raptor 700: The non-R
Raptor 700 has the same great engine
and chassis as the 700R and 700R SE,
with non-reservoir, preload-adjustable
front shocks and a preload- and
rebound-adjustable piggyback reservoir
rear shock. It’s $500 less than the 700R
and $1100 less than the 700R SE.

Motor type …………686cc, 4-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC
Bore and stroke ………………………….102mm x 84mm
Transmission ……………………..5-speed manual w/ rev.
Suspension/travel:
Front ………………………………………Dual A-arm/9.1”
Rear …………………………………. Pro swingarm/10.1”
Brakes: f/r……………………………………Dual discs/disc
Fuel capacity ………………………………………… 2.9 gal.
Length/width/height ……………………72.6”/46.1”/44.5”
Tire sizes: f/r ………………………….. 21×7-10, 20×10-9
Claimed wet weight ………………………………….422 lb.
Colors …………………………………………………..Orange
Price …………………………………………………… $7699

06-Can-Am-DS450
Can-Am DS450: The DS450 offers
high tech and high performance at
a very reasonable price. You get an
aluminum-framed machine with highend
suspension powered by a fuelinjected,
DOHC engine for $7799!

Motor type …………449cc, 4-valve, liquid-cooled DOHC
Bore and stroke …………………………97mm x 60.8mm
Transmission ……………………………… 5-speed manual
Suspension/travel:
Front ………………………………………Dual A-arm/9.5”
Rear ……………………………… R-type swingarm/10.5”
Brakes: f/r……………………………………Dual discs/disc
Fuel capacity …………………………………………… 3 gal.
Length/width/height ………………………72.4”/46”/41.9”
Tire sizes: f/r …………………………. 21×7-10,, 21×10-9
Claimed dry weight …………………………………..349 lb.
Colors …………………………………………………… Yellow
Price ………………………………………………….. $7,799

04-Can-Am-DS-450-X-mx-(2)
Can-Am DS450 X mx: The DS450
X mx comes with all the extras you
normally add to standard 450s for
motocross racing. Wide A-arms and
axle, nerf bars and beadlock rear
wheels are stock, along with Fox Float
X Evol shocks.

Motor type …………449cc, 4-valve, liquid-cooled DOHC
Bore and stroke …………………………97mm x 60.8mm
Transmission ……………………………… 5-speed manual
Suspension/travel:
Front …………………………………….Dual A-arm/10.7”
Rear ……………………………… R-type swingarm/10.7”
Brakes: f/r……………………………………Dual discs/disc
Fuel capacity …………………………………………… 3 gal.
Length/width/height ………………………72.4”/50”/41.9”
Tire sizes: f/r …………………………… 20×6-10/18×10-8
Claimed dry weight …………………………………..349 lb.
Colors ……………………………………………. Yellow/black
Price ………………………………………………….. $9,699

05-Can-Am-DS450Xxc
Can-Am DS450X xc: The DS 450 is
specially set up for woods racing with
handguards, ITP Holeshot XC tires and
beadlock wheels, nerf bars, bumpers,
a taller anti-vibe steering stem and
aluminum oversized bars.

Motor type …………449cc, 4-valve, liquid-cooled DOHC
Bore and stroke …………………………97mm x 60.8mm
Transmission ……………………………… 5-speed manual
Suspension/travel:
Front ………………………………………Dual A-arm/9.6”
Rear ……………………………… R-type swingarm/10.5”
Brakes: f/r……………………………………Dual discs/disc
Fuel capacity …………………………………………… 3 gal.
Length/width/height ………………………72.4”/46”/41.9”
Tire sizes: f/r …………………………. 21×7-10,, 20×10-9
Claimed dry weight …………………………………..349 lb.
Colors ……………………………………………. Yellow/black
Price ………………………………………………….. $8,999

08-Honda-TRX450R
Honda TRX450R: Honda’s 450R is
a potent platform for any kind of racing,
and it’s rugged enough for trail riding.
This carbureted, steel frame machine
is proof that a proven, well-engineered
race quad is a match for the latest hightech
machines.

Motor type …………450cc, 4-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC
Bore and stroke ……………………………96mm x 62mm
Transmission ……………………………… 5-speed manual
Suspension/travel:
Front ………………………………………Dual A-arm/8.4”
Rear …………………………………… Pro swingarm/9.3”
Brakes: f/r……………………………………Dual discs/disc
Fuel capacity ………………………………………… 2.7 gal.
Length/width/height ……………………73.3”/46.3”/43.3”
Tire sizes: f/r …………………………… 22×7-10/20×10-9
Claimed wet weight ………………………………….388 lb.
Colors ……………………………………………… Red, white
Price ………………………………………………….. $7,799

11-Kawasaki-KFX450
Kawasaki KFX450R: The fuelinjected,
aluminum frame KFX has the
power and suspension to run with any
450. It’s the only 450 with reverse,
which can save precious seconds in the
woods or on the MX track.

Motor type …………449cc, 4-valve, liquid-cooled DOHC
Bore and stroke …………………………96mm x 62.1mm
Transmission ………………………5-speed manual w/rev.
Suspension/travel:
Front ………………………………………Dual A-arm/8.5”
Rear ……………………………………. Pro swingarm/10”
Brakes: f/r……………………………………. Dual disc/disc
Fuel capacity ………………………………………… 2.6 gal.
Length/width/height ……………………71.1”/46.1”/41.9”
Tire sizes: f/r …………………………… 21×7-10/20×10-9
Claimed curb weight ………………………………394.7 lb.
Colors ……………………………………………..Green/black
Price ………………………………………………….. $8,299

13_YFZ450_Black_3
Yamaha YFZ450: The YFZ450 is
based on the carbureted, steel-framed
450 that changed the sport. It’s a
serious high-performance 450 with
simpler suspension, smoother power
delivery and a lower price than the
YFZ450R.

Motor type …………449cc, 5-valve, liquid-cooled DOHC
Bore and stroke …………………………95mm x 63.4mm
Transmission ……………………………… 5-speed manual
Suspension/travel:
Front ………………………………………Dual A-arm/9.1”
Rear ………………………………………. Swingarm/10.6”
Brakes: f/r……………………………………Dual discs/disc
Fuel capacity ………………………………………… 2.6 gal.
Length/width/height ……………………72.4”/46.1”/42.9”
Tire sizes: f/r ………………………….. 21×7-10, 20×10-9
Claimed wet weight ………………………………….381 lb.
Colors …………………………………White, Metallic Black
Price …………………………………………………… $6899

16-Yamaha-YFZ450R
Yamaha YFZ450R and SE:
Yamaha’s MX-ready, fuel-injected,
aluminum-frame YFZ450R got more
power, improved suspension and
better ergonomics for 2014. The SE
comes with red bodywork, special
graphics and a GYTR grab bar for $200
more.

Motor type …………449cc, 5-valve, liquid-cooled DOHC
Bore and stroke …………………………95mm x 63.4mm
Transmission ……………………………… 5-speed manual
Suspension/travel:
Front ………………………………………Dual A-arm/9.8”
Rear …………………………………………. Swingarm/11”
Brakes: f/r……………………………………Dual discs/disc
Fuel capacity ………………………………………… 2.6 gal.
Length/width/height ……………………70.7”/48.8”/41.9”
Tire sizes: f/r ………………………….. 21×7-10, 20×10-9
Claimed wet weight ……………………………403/405 lb.
Colors ………………………………….Blue, orange/SE Red
Price …………………………………………. $8799/$8999

02-APEX-MX250F
Apex 250F: The Apex 250F is a
ready-to-race 250 powered by the
engine from the Yamaha YZ250F
motocross bike. Kick starting and
a custom frame keep this machine
extremely light. Elka shocks are
standard.

Motor type …………250cc, 5-valve, liquid-cooled DOHC
Bore and stroke …………………………..77mm x 53.mm
Transmission ……………………………… 5-speed manual
Suspension/travel:
Front …………………………………….Dual A-arm/11.5”
Rear …………………………………………. Swingarm/12”
Brakes: f/r……………………………………Dual discs/disc
Fuel capacity ………………………………………… 2.6 gal.
Length/width/height …………………………71”/49”/42.9”
Tire sizes: f/r ………………………….. 20×6-10, 18×10-8
Claimed wet weight ………………………………….340 lb.
Colors ……………………………………………. Black, white
Price ………………………………………………… $12,000

MID-SIZED SPORT ATVs

09-Honda-TRX400X
Honda TRX400X: The air-cooled
400X is rugged and reliable, and its
tractable power makes it easy to ride.
Great ergonomics and agile handling
make it perfect for serious trail riding.

Motor type …………… 398cc, 4-valve, air-cooled SOHC
Bore and stroke ……………………………85mm x 70mm
Transmission ………………………………..5-speed w/rev.
Suspension/travel:
Front ………………………………………Dual A-arm/8.2”
Rear ………………………………………… Swingarm/9.1”
Brakes: f/r……………………………………Dual discs/disc
Fuel capacity ………………………………………… 2.6 gal.
Length/width/height ………………………71.7”/45.5”/44”
Tire sizes: f/r ………………………….. 22×7-10, 20×10-9
Claimed wet weight ………………………………….408 lb.
Colors ……………………………………………………….Red
Price ………………………………………………………. TBA

14-Suzuki-Z400
Suzuki LTZ400: The Z400 is a highperformance
quad that’s great for trail
riding. A quick-revving, fuel-injected,
liquid-cooled, double-overhead-cam
engine supplies the power, and fully
adjustable suspension smooths the
ride.

Motor type …………398cc, 4-valve, liquid-cooled DOHC
Bore and stroke …………………………90mm x 62.6mm
Transmission ……………………………….5-speed w/ rev.
Suspension/travel:
Front ………………………………………Dual A-arm/8.5”
Rear ……………………………….. Linked swingarm/9.1”
Brakes: f/r……………………………………Dual discs/disc
Fuel capacity ………………………………………… 2.6 gal.
Length/width/height ………………………72”/45.9”/45.7”
Tire sizes: f/r ………………………….. 22×7-10, 20×10-9
Claimed wet weight ………………………………….425 lb.
Colors …………………………………… Yellow/black, white
Price ………………………………………………………. TBA

07-Can-Am-DS250
Can-Am DS250: Of all sport
250s, the DS250 is the only one
recommended for riders ages 14
and up. A four-valve, liquid-cooled
engine makes it fun, and its automatic
transmission makes learning to ride
easy.

Motor type ………249.4cc, 4-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC
Bore and stroke ……………………………71mm x 63mm
Transmission ……………………………………..CVT w/rev.
Suspension/travel:
Front ………………………………………Dual A-arm/5.5”
Rear ………………………………………… Swingarm/6.7”
Brakes: f/r……………………………………Dual discs/disc
Fuel capacity ………………………………………… 3.3 gal.
Length/width/height ………………………72”/40.5”/43.5”
Tire sizes: f/r ………………………….. 22×7-10, 20×11-9
Claimed dry weight …………………………………..429 lb.
Colors …………………………………………………… Yellow
Price …………………………………………………… $4049

10-Honda-TRX250X
Honda TRX250X: The Honda 250
has a five-speed transmission with
a unique automatic clutch that can
also be used like a manual clutch. It’s
a great machine for beginners with
enough performance for skilled riders.

Motor type …………….. 229cc, 2-valve, air-cooled OHV
Bore and stroke ………………………68.5mm x 62.2mm
Transmission ……………… 5-speed manual/auto w/ rev.
Suspension/travel:
Front ………………………………………Dual A-arm/5.9”
Rear ………………………………………… Swingarm/5.7”
Brakes: f/r………………………………….Dual discs/drum
Fuel capacity ………………………………………… 2.5 gal.
Length/width/height ……………………68.5”/41.8”/42.4”
Tire sizes: f/r …………………………… 22×7-10/20×10-9
Claimed wet weight ………………………………….379 lb.
Colors ……………………………………………………….Red
Price ………………………………………………………. TBA

13_Raptor_350_White_3
Yamaha Raptor 350: The Raptor
350’s tractable power, reverse and
low-maintenance requirements make it
a perfect sport quad for trails. It’s the
lowest-priced, full-size sport machine
with a manual transmission.

Motor type …………… 348cc, 2-valve, air-cooled SOHC
Bore and stroke …………………………83mm x 64.5mm
Transmission ………………………………..6-speed w/rev.
Suspension/travel:
Front ………………………………………Dual A-arm/7.9”
Rear ………………………………………… Swingarm/8.3”
Brakes: f/r……………………………………Dual discs/disc
Fuel capacity ………………………………………… 2.4 gal.
Length/width/height ……………………69.7”/43.1”/42.5”
Tire sizes: f/r ………………………….. 21×7-10, 20×10-9
Claimed wet weight ………………………………….396 lb.
Colors …………………………………………………….White
Price ………………………………………………….. $5,599

03-Arctic-Cat-DVX300
Arctic Cat DVX300: The DVX300
is a full-sized sport quad with a fully
automatic transmission, so it’s great for
adults who are new to sport riding.

Motor type …………270cc, 4-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC
Bore and stroke ………………………72.7mm x 65.2mm
Transmission …………………………………………….. CVT
Suspension/travel:
Front ………………………………………Dual A-arm/6.1”
Rear ………………………………………… Swingarm/6.5”
Brakes: f/r……………………………………Dual discs/disc
Fuel capacity ………………………………………… 3.4 gal.
Length/width/height ……………………67.7”/44.7”/44.7”
Tire sizes: f/r …………………………… 21×7-10/20×11-9
Claimed dry weight …………………………………..425 lb.
Colors …………………………………………………….Green
Price …………………………………………………… $4299

12-KYMCO-Mongoose-300
Kymco Mongoose 300: The
Mongoose 300 is the lowest-priced,
full-size sport quad. A liquid-cooled,
four-valve engine gives it plenty of
performance, and an automatic
transmission makes it easy to ride.

Motor type …………270cc, 4-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC
Bore and stroke ………………………72.7mm x 65.2mm
Transmission …………………………………… CVT w/ rev.
Suspension/travel:
Front ………………………………………Dual A-arm/5.7”
Rear ……………………………….. Linked swingarm/6.5”
Brakes: f/r……………………………………. Dual disc/disc
Fuel capacity ………………………………………… 3.4 gal.
Length/width/height ……………………………76”/41”/42”
Tire sizes: f/r …………………………… 21×7-10/20×11-9
Claimed dry weight …………………………………..392 lb.
Colors ……………………………………………… Red, black
Price ………………………………………………….. $3,849

2013_Raptor_250_Blue_3
Yamaha Raptor 250: The fivespeed,
manual-clutch Raptor 250
delivers true sport quad performance
and handling in a package that’s sized
just right for smaller riders.

Motor type …………… 249cc, 2-valve, air-cooled SOHC
Bore and stroke ……………………………74mm x 58mm
Transmission ……………………………… 5-speed manual
Suspension/travel:
Front ………………………………………Dual A-arm/7.5”
Rear ………………………………………… Swingarm/7.9”
Brakes: f/r……………………………………Dual discs/disc
Fuel capacity ………………………………………… 3.9 gal.
Length/width/height ………………………64”/42.1”/40.9”
Tire sizes: f/r ………………………….. 20×7-10, 19×10-9
Claimed wet weight ………………………………….330 lb.
Colors ………………….Blue, white with custom graphics
Price ………………………………………………….. $4,599

13-Polaris-Phoenix-200
Polaris Phoenix 200: A fully
automatic transmission makes the
Phoenix ideal for first-time sport riders.
It’s sized perfectly for riders moving up
from youth ATVs.

Motor type …………… 196cc, 2-valve, air-cooled SOHC
Bore and stroke ……………………………65mm x 59mm
Transmission …………………………………………….. CVT
Suspension/travel:
Front …………………………………………Dual A-arm/7”
Rear ………………………………………… Swingarm/6.5”
Brakes: f/r………………………………….Dual discs/drum
Fuel capacity ………………………………………… 2.5 gal.
Length/width/height ……………………………65”/42”/42”
Tire sizes: f/r ………………………….. 21×7-10, 20×10-9
Claimed dry weight …………………………………..395 lb.
Colors ……………………………………………………… Blue
Price ………………………………………………….. $3,599

2013_Raptor125_White_4
Yamaha Raptor 125: The fivespeed,
manual-clutch Raptor 125 gives
small, serious sport quad riders the feel
and handling of a true sport machine.
Its air-cooled, two-valve engine is quiet
and dependable.

Motor type ………. 124cc, 2-valve, air-/oil-cooled SOHC
Bore and stroke ……………………………54mm x 54mm
Transmission ……………………………… 5-speed manual
Suspension/travel:
Front ………………………………………Dual A-arm/7.5”
Rear ………………………………………… Swingarm/7.9”
Brakes: f/r……………………………………Dual discs/disc
Fuel capacity ………………………………………… 2.4 gal.
Length/width/height ……………………63.4”/40.0”/39.8”
Tire sizes: f/r ……………………………. 19×6-10, 18×9-8
Claimed wet weight ………………………………….299 lb.
Colors …………………………………………….. Blue, white
Price ………………………………………………….. $3,499

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