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012 Yamaha Raptor 700R SE Picture

012 Yamaha Raptor 700R SE PictureFrom the dunes to the trails, the 2012 Yamaha Raptor 700R SE is the undisputed big bore sport ATV performance leader. Featuring a fuel-injected 686cc, fully adjustable piggyback shocks, exclusive hybrid steel and aluminum frame, digital instrumentation and more.

Powered by our most potent big-bore Raptor engine ever—686cc of liquid-cooled fuel-injected power—this one will get your undivided attention. Maybe even more impressive is how sweet it is to ride: A thick comfortable seat, adjustable suspension, dual counterbalancers, electric starting and reverse keep things nice and civilized. The Raptor 700R Special Edition features all the same great characteristics as it's Raptor 700R brother, but comes with extras like Pro Armor Nerf Bars, Pro Armor Bumper, Pro Armor Radiator Cover , plus special graphics and colours. Big, broad power. Light weight. Precise handling. Yamaha reliability. That's the Yamaha advantage.

012 Yamaha Raptor 700R SE Key Features:

A 686cc Yamaha fuel-injected engine makes this the most powerful Yamaha sport ATV ever, with big torque right off idle, transitioning into a fat mid-range and monstrous top end.

Yamaha Fuel Injection (YFI) means consistently excellent engine performance in a wide range of conditions, elevations and temperatures.

Reliable pushbutton electric start in any gear adds extra convenience.

Race-bred five-speed transmission with reverse, along with Raptor 700R's monstrous powerband, means there's a choice of gears in just about all situations.

Hybrid steel and aluminum frame with a Controlled-Fill aluminum sub frame and cast aluminum swingarm combine to produce a super-strong structure and the lightest ATV in its class.

Long-travel suspension system features fully adjustable piggyback shocks with high- and low-speed compression damping for superior handling; rear shock adjusts for preload, rebound and compression damping.

YFZ-inspired twin-aluminum-piston front disc brakes and rear disc deliver tremendous stopping power with less unsprung weight. The popular toggle link-type parking brake lever with an auto-adjust feature keeps maintenance to a minimum.

Light, aluminum wheels mean less unsprung weight for great suspension action, and custom Dunlop radials provide maximum traction.

Keep track of all systems with the trick and rugged LCD digital instrument meter: speed, rpm, coolant temp, etc.—it's all there.

YFZ-spec 45mm serrated foot pegs provide excellent boot traction

Krypton headlights set back in the front cowl add awesome sporting accent

LED taillight provides great visibility

Front brake master cylinder features an adjustable lever for increased comfort and feel

Cast aluminum swingarm carries an eccentric quick-adjust drive chain mechanism that takes most of the work out of that task

Aggressive styling reflects Raptor 700R's intent, and YFZ-inspired handling means it walks the walk, too.

Long-travel suspension—9.1 inches front, 10.1 rear—a cushy seat and excellent ergonomics make the Raptor 700R comfortable to ride hard all day long.

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2012 KTM 125 Duke Picture

2012 KTM 125 Duke Picture2012 KTM 125 Duke Review - "Single" is KTM’s traditional recipe for the greatest entertainment. The latest LC4 engine adds even hotter spices to the mix, uniting previously unattainable refinement with sensationally cultivated manners and perfectly controlled power. The secret: a new cylinder head with dual ignition and individual, selective mappings for each plug make our most popular engine the best Duke powertrain ever. The result: a whopping 70hp, a mountain of torque, as well as a throttle response and NVH on the level of multi-cylinder engines

An extremely rigid and super-light trellis frame made from chrome-molybdenum steel sections and a new, state-of-the-art Bosch 9M+ ABS that combines an extremely dynamic tuning with shorter braking distances ensure precision and stability in every situation.

Following the KTM 125 Duke with its incomparably successful debut all over Europe in spring 2011, the successor of one of the most successful 1-cylinder motorbikes of all times was created in Mattighofen – the 690 Duke. Its message: Singles are fantastic. Welcome to the new Duke world – individual riding enjoyment, more versatile than ever.

2012 KTM 125 Duke Specifications / Technical Details
MSRP Price : See KTM dealer for pricing.

Engine type
Compression ratio
Fuel system
Engine oil
Primary drive
Final drive
Engine management/ignition


Front suspension
Rear suspension
Suspension travel front/rear
Front brake
Rear brake
Wheels front/rear
Tires front/rear
Steering head angle
Wheel base
Ground clearance
Seat height
Tank capacity
Weight (ready to race)

Single cylinder, 4-stroke
124,7 cc
58/47,2 mm
11 kW (15 hp) @ 10500/min
12 Nm @ 8000/min
1: 12,6
Electric starter/12V, n.n.
6 gears
Bosch EFI
Wet sump
Liquid cooling
Wet multi-disc clutch, mechanically operated
Bosch EMS

Steel trellis frame, powder coated
Aluminium, tapered, Ø 26/22 mm
WP-USD Ø 43 mm
150/150 mm
Four piston, radially bolted caliper, Ø 280 mm
Single piston, floating caliper, Ø 230 mm
Cast aluminium wheels 3,00 x 17"; 4,00 x 17"
110/70 R 17; 150/60 R 17
X-Ring 5/8 x 1/4"
Stainless steel silencer
with regulated catalytic converter
100 mm
1350 +/-15 mm
185 mm
810 mm
approx. 11 Liter
approx. 124 kg (without fuel)

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2012 KTM 450 SMR Picture

2012 KTM 450 SMR PictureFollowing the “Ready to Race” slogan, the continued – accessible “new generation“ of the allegorical 450 SMR is assuredly accessible – a cast new development able alone with the finest technology. The barking DOHC 1-cylinder engine has been taken adequately beeline from the able 450 SX-F Motocross. The bunched single’s amount is a top tech, DOHC butt arch with titanium valves and DLC coated followers.

That agency an ultra-wide ability band, a top redline and affluence of ability from low engine speeds all the way to the maximum. Also acquired from the 450 SXF, the new chrome-molybdenum anatomy with bolt-on aluminium subframe ensures best adherence and

the activity of a abode fly. Improved already again, the 48mm WP USD foreground forks and the new bond rear abeyance with alone adjustable top acceleration compression damping agreement abounding ascendancy in every clue section. Sticky Dunlop slicks accomplish for maximum

traction, even if the radial, four-pot Magura foreground calliper chomps down atrociously on the 310mm beachcomber disc. In a chat – out of the box and assimilate the grid.

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2012 Can-Am Outlander 400 XT Picture

2012 Can-Am Outlander 400 XT PictureThe Outlander 400 XT boasts able appearance like a 3,000-lb winch, foreground and rear bumpers and handlebar wind deflectors to add added able-bodied accommodation to an already able-bodied machine. It still appearance the a lot of ability and best power-to-weight arrangement in its category. And appearance and technologies that accord it attention administration and comfort.

The Outlander XT bales backpack even added technology into them so you get added administration and added ascendancy over the ATVs that still bear the a lot of ability and best power-to-weight arrangement in their class. Our new Tri-mode Dynamic Ability Council (DPS) allows the addition to accept abounding ascendancy of the vehicle’s ability steering*. Plus, there’s a able winch, mud guards** and bumpers for those times if you absolutely put your ATV to work.

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2012 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R Picture

2012 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R PicturePower. Speed. Handling. Dominance. The Ninja® ZX-6R packs all this and added beneath its 599cc engine, accompanying batten aluminum anatomy and avant-garde Showa suspension. Whether you're a artery addition or a racer, this bike packs the affectionate of almighty backbone that will amuse even the a lot of acute enthusiasts.

The 2012 ZX-6R carries on the attitude of middleweight ascendancy – started aback in 1985 with the advocate ZX600-A1 – to a amazing level. And in today’s ultra-competitive 600 supersport market, area technology, racetrack success and streetbike accuracy can change badly year by year, that’s adage a lot. Don’t accept us? Then ask the abounding top-level magazines and web sites that best the current-spec ZX-6R as Best Middleweight. It was an actually assertive 600 shootout achievement – and one abiding to be replicated in 2012 due to the ZX-6R’s track-honed DNA and seamless all-around capability.

That DNA begins with a 16-valve, DOHC inline-four engine that’s aggregate a top-shelf middleweight powerplant should be: chiefly powerful, smooth, and adored with hammer-like reliability. Critics everywhere accede the ZX-6R runs and performs like a larger-displacement motorcycle, and one that packs a rolling anatomy that out-handles and out-suspends all others. It’s a absolute aggregate for artery riders, clue day junkies and racers alike, a adaptability that helps explain its abounding 600 comparo victories.

It all starts with the ZX-6R’s jewel-like engine, a 599cc aggregation of aggregate Kawasaki knows about powerplant building, and the aftereffect of untold hours of testing and clarification garnered from dyno allowance to racetrack and aback again. Squeezing big ability from baby displacement has been a Kawasaki ability for abounding years, from the 350cc A7 Avenger to the 500cc H1, and from that aboriginal Ninja 600 to this latest ZX-6R, class-leading ability is a Kawasaki sportbike birthright.

And there’s added than ashen top-end power, too. The engine’s bifold cams, 16 valves, 13.3:1 compression and 38mm burke bodies aftermath the array of bland low-end and mid-range ability that accomplish ambidextrous with traffic, apparent streets and accustomed benumbed a abundant added acceptable affair. Add to that superb burke acknowledgment and liquid-smooth ascendancy feel and you accept a supersport motorcycle with commuting amenities that calmly bout its astounding racetrack prowess.

Much of this smooth, rheostat-like ability supply is accomplished through outstanding agitation efficiency. Cylindrical guides in the top of the airbox adviser the ammunition allegation into the assimilation funnels anon to abate blow and advance butt filling. Avant-garde butt arch porting slams the air/fuel allegation into and out of the agitation alcove post-haste, while high-current secondaries in the agitation coils accommodate hot, constant atom at all rpm for best agitation impact. The engine’s mid-range achievement aswell allowances from double-bore acceleration endless with inlets at two altered heights, special-profile pistons with low piston-ring astriction for bargain friction, and avant-garde cam alternation guides for the accomplished amount of cam-chain stabilization.

This ultra-strong midrange ability not alone provides arm-stretching drive out of corners. It aswell offers unparalleled controllability and the array of absolute burke ascendancy that pays big assets if authoritative mid-corner ability adjustments while stringing a set of corners calm on a anfractuous backroad or while negotiating that catchy set of turns at your admired racetrack.

In befitting with its antagonism heritage, the ZX-6R employs a cassette-type manual that abundantly simplifies gearing changes at the track, abbreviation start-up time and acceptance added time for riding. A high-tech slipper clamp – accouterments usually begin alone on high-end racebikes – allows quick, effortless downshifts if diving into slower corners from big acceleration after abashing the chassis.

Chassis control, of course, is the added bisected of the 600 supersport equation, and the ZX-6R already afresh dominates the acreage with its class-exclusive Big Agent Foreground fork, absolutely adjustable shock, ideal engine placement, optimum anatomy acerbity and the actual latest in accumulation centralization.

The Ninja ZX-6R’s angular anatomy is axiological to its aloft handling, with every basic anxiously scrutinized for basal weight. For instance, the assimilation resonator box and supports for the apparatus console and mirrors are unitized with the continued – to optimize assimilation aggregate – ram air duct, both of which accord to weight accumulation and bigger rigidity. Camshafts are fabricated of failing chrome-moly steel, while magnesium engine covers aswell advice afford pounds. Centralized engine locations such as transmission, oil pump and amateur apparatus are anxiously engineered for best backbone and basal weight.

If beneath weight is great, top-shelf abeyance technology to ascendancy it is even better, and the ZX-6R packs plenty. A absolute archetype is the ZX-6R’s advocate Showa-built BPF (Big Agent Foreground fork) foreground suspension, which is one ample abstruse footfall aloft the cartridge-type angle acclimated on added 600s. The abracadabra abaft the Big Agent angle is its larger-diameter centralized piston, which allows a abridgement in damping burden for smoother activity and bigger foreground end acknowledgment – abnormally beneath braking and antecedent bend turn-in. Additionally, the BPF eliminates abounding of the centralized apparatus acclimated in a cartridge-type fork, simplifying architecture and consistent in a lighter all-embracing angle weight. The aftereffect is added ascendancy and bigger feedback, just what you charge while ripping through your admired right-hander during a clue day, or tip-toeing forth that rain-slicked backroad on your way home from work.

Suspension out aback is just as advanced, and includes a gas-charged shock with dual-range (high- and low-speed) stepless compression damping, 25-way adjustable backlash damping and absolutely adjustable bounce preload akin to a bottom-link Uni-Trak® system.

Kawasaki’s acclaimed amateur blade disc anchor amalgamation – with radial-mount calipers up foreground – is as aesthetic and able as ever. Awful adamant four-piston calipers and 300mm petal-type rotors accommodate alarming ability and accomplished feel at the foreground wheel. The 220mm rear petal-type disc appearance a pedal coaxially army with the footpeg for added mid-stroke braking ability and optimum pedal feedback. Its adept butt backlog mounts avant-garde of the swingarm, absolution amplitude about the footpeg, abbreviation locations and accidental to weight savings. It all adds up to calm accord beneath braking, and helps accommodate the absolute ascendancy and feel that allows supersport racers to access corners harder – and accustomed riders to apathetic things down calmly and controllably.

To bigger capitalize on this avant-garde akin of ablaze weight and absolute ascendancy response, the 6R’s ergonomics accept been accomplished acquainted to enhance acknowledgment from bike to addition and carnality versa. The seat-peg-bar accord places the handlebars abutting to the rider, angled for a awful automatic benumbed position. The ammunition catchbasin awning is flared just so about its top edge, accouterment a ample acquaintance application and accidental to accomplished addition acknowledgment – agnate to the new ZX-10R. A attenuated rear sub-frame and bench arch bend accommodate a slim, awful adjustable benumbed position for affective about the bike, as able-bodied as a beneath ability to the pavement.

A awful aesthetic allowance and jumpsuit foreground fender accommodate accomplished aerodynamics and airflow to the radiator, forth with superb wind aegis for the addition and basal crosswind buffeting. An close rear fender army aloft the swingarm aswell reduces turbulence and helps accumulate the aback of the motorcycle aerodynamically clean. The ZX-6R’s apparatus console provides affluence of at-a-glance information, while a race-spec adjustable twin-tube Öhlins council damper with abatement valve completes the track-ready package.

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2012 Kawasaki KFX90 Picture

2012 Kawasaki KFX90 PictureYoung riders searching to get in on the four-wheeling activity can flavor the fun aboard a KFX90 ATV. Well-suited to the ambit of those 12 and over, its absolutely automated transmission, abounding abeyance and acceptable looks accommodate a affable addition to ATVs. And parents will acknowledge the aegis offered by abounding floorboards and controls that acquiesce them to absolute engine speed.

Young riders searching to get in on the four-wheeling activity can flavor the fun aboard a KFX90 ATV. Well-suited to the ambit of those 12 and over, its absolutely automated transmission, abounding abeyance and acceptable looks accommodate a affable introduction. And parents will acknowledge the aegis offered by abounding floorboards and controls that acquiesce them to absolute engine speed.

The KFX90’s environmentally affable four-stroke 89cc engine provides adjustable adeptness supply with a advantageous mid-range. Bifold foreground shocks and swingarm rear abeyance advice accomplish the ride added agreeable by cushioning the addition adjoin bumps. And because the continuously capricious manual eliminates the charge for a about-face lever, new riders can pay added absorption to developing their abilities rather than on shifting.

Parents will amount the added aegis offered by the KFX90’s keyed agitation switch, which prevents use after the key. Once they duke over the key, parents can still exercise ascendancy over the KFX90’s accessible performance, via the burke attached spiral and a CVT manual acceleration limiter. These acquiesce the ATV’s best acceleration to be preset to bout a rider’s ability.

The KFX90 is aswell able with exceptional appearance like electric starting, a single-shock rear suspension, absolute A-arm foreground suspension, and a individual rear disc, supplemented by bifold foreground boom brakes.

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