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Build Your Own 2019 YXZ1000R on Yamaha’s Website

December 18, 2018

MARIETTA, Ga., Dec. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, launched a new Build Your Own (BYO) function for the 2019 YXZ1000R and YXZ1000R Sport Shift (SS) pure-sport Side-by-Sides (SxS) on https://www.yamahamotorsports.com/pure-sport-side-by-side/byo/buildyourown/yxz1000r-ss-se/2019. Now YXZ owners and shoppers can customize and visualize their off-road dream machine online with Yamaha Genuine Parts and Accessories, including the new GYTR turbo kit, spare tire carrier, Torque Assist Gear (TAG) kit, tire and wheel packages, four-point harness, and more.

Yamaha currently offers over 55 accessories on www.ShopYamaha.com for the Pure Sport YXZ, allowing customers a multitude of options to tailor their Proven Off-Road SxS to their ideal riding environments and styles. The new BYO feature makes it easy for customers to shop, envision, construct, and price their ultimate and ideal YXZ1000R, further allowing a simple transaction and process when arriving at a local Yamaha dealer.

The site features new accessories for the 2019 YXZ1000R including:

-- GYTR Turbo Kit: 60 percent increase in power with stock exhaust, less install time, air-to-water intercooler, and liquid-cooled ball bearing Garrett GT2860RS turbo. -- GYTR Spare Tire Carrier: Refitted for both the new 2019 YXZ1000R bed and cargo box design for easy installation without any modification, while maximizing storage area. -- GYTR TAG Kit: Updated for the new 2019 YXZ1000R models with an additional 32 percent reduction to first gear for low speed crawling, and 22 percent reduction on gears second through fifth for optimal close-ratio performance. -- GYTR Four-Point Harness Kit: Includes both harness and forged aluminum mount for strength and durability, while offering quick and easy installation.

“The new 2019 YXZ1000R has been optimized to offer coast-to-coast pure sport performance in nearly any environment – from open desert to tight wooded trails,” said Steve Nessl, Yamaha’s motorsports group marketing manager. “With the new BYO feature on the Yamaha website, off-road enthusiasts can customize and accessorize their pure sport YXZ to match their specific needs, and experience nearly any adventure.”

Every Yamaha SxS and full size ATV is assembled at Yamaha’s U.S. factory in Newnan, Georgia, for worldwide distribution. View Yamaha’s entire Proven Off-Road lineup and Build Your Own SxS or ATV online at www.YamahaOutdoors.com.

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About Yamaha Motor Corp., USA Yamaha Motor Corp., USA (YMUS), is a recognized leader in the powersports industry. The company’s ever-expanding product offerings include Motorcycles and Scooters, ATV and Side-by-Side vehicles, Snowmobiles, Outboard Motors, WaveRunner Personal Watercraft, Boats, Outdoor Power Equipment, Power Assist Bicycles, Golf Cars, Power Assist Wheelchair Systems, Surface Mount Technology (SMT) Machines, Unmanned Helicopters, Accessories, Apparel, and much more. YMUS products are sold through a nationwide network of distributors and dealers in the United States. YMUS has a corporate office in Cypress, California, two corporate offices in Georgia, facilities in Wisconsin and Alabama, as well as factory operations in Tennessee and Georgia. Further U.S.-based Yamaha companies include Skeeter Boats (Texas), G3 Boats (Missouri), Bennet Marine (Florida), Yamaha Precision Propeller (Indiana), and Kracor, Inc. (Wisconsin).

SxS Vehicles are recommended for use only by licensed drivers 16 years and older.ATVs over 90cc are recommended for use only by riders 16 years and older.

MEDIA CONTACT:Scott NewbyYamaha Motor Corp., USA770-420-6078 Scott_Newby@Yamaha-Motor.com

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