2018 Yamaha Wolverine X4 Review – Yamaha Motor Canada Ltd. introduces the all-new four-passenger Wolverine X4 Side-by-Side (SxS) vehicle, providing superior Capability, Comfort and Confidence to deliver a truly Off-Road Proven performance. The all-new Wolverine X4 delivers superior handling, especially on the tight technical path, combined with the resilience and reliability of the legendary Yamaha Real World Tough. The smooth and quiet power engine comes from the newly cylindrical 847 cc cylinder engine which recently while the compact and versatile chassis cradles the most versatile cabin in its class with its large rear seats exclusive to expanded cargo capacity on demand.
The Yamaha Wolverine X4 features include On-Command® four-wheel drive (4WD), ultra-reliable Ultramatic continuously variable transmission (CVT) and power-sensitive Power Supply (EPS). Sophisticated self-level rear shocks provide a luxurious ride, and help maintain optimal ground clearance based on terrain and cargo. And built for all weather situations, Wolverine X4 is also the only four seat SxS to feature true true hard cab choices available directly from the manufacturer.
All combined, Yamaha Wolverine X4 is the most off-road seat path Capable, Comfortable and Impressive-Inspires four seats that explore SxS. Ability: Unmatched Off-Road Performance in the Broadest Reefs and Widest Condition.
2018 Yamaha Wolverine X4 Review
2018 Yamaha Wolverine X4 – Engine
Leading in a rigorous and technical field, 2018 Yamaha Wolverine X4 is powered by a new DOHC 847 cc, eight valves, parallel twin-cylinder engines. Forged pistons or connecting rods ensure long-lasting durable RPM performance and the Yamaha 270 degree crank format enables the development of linear torque and excellent strength throughout the RPM range. To improve efficiency, this machine features a dry chopstick design for a more compact layout, and an offset cylinder block to reduce frictional losses, while a rubber engine hammer and adjustable balancer counterweight all but eliminate vibration during idle and throughout the RPM range.
The ultra smooth delivery is offered through Yamaha Chip Controlled-Throttle (YCC-T®), a new drive drive system that provides precise throttle control. Throttle response is further maximized by innovative ‘high response’ servomotor for ultra-fast throttle applications, 12-hole fuel injection, and high-volume air box with two-stage air filtration. The Yamaha Wolverine X4 also comes standard with the new Speed Management System, which limits the vehicle to a top speed of 25 MPH by simply turning the key (release), making it ideal for work locations and other special operating conditions.
Yamaha Wolverine X4 is powered by 84 cylinder DOHC 847cc motor, eight valve, parallel parallel which features complete Yamaha advanced technology. Forged pistons and connecting rods ensure high durable rpm performance, with Yamaha’s Crossplane Concept Crankshaft 270 for the development of linear torque and excellent strength throughout the rpm range. To improve efficiency, the engine features a dry chopstick design for a more compact layout and an offset cylinder block to reduce frictional losses, while a rubber machine ticket and an adjustable counter ensure smooth running from idle to redline.
- Ultramatic Transmission
Ultramatic Yamaha Transmission is the most advanced and durable CVT drive system. centrifugal clutch maintains constant belt tension to reduced belt wear and sprag coupling braking the natural all-wheel wheels. At Yamaha Wolverine X4, a powerful clutching system accents the oversize belt for durability under aggressive riding, while still maintaining a low roundabout to smooth and calm.
- On-Command 4WD
The famous Yamaha 4WD On-Command® system lets you switch between 2WD, 4WD with limited slip and fully locked 4WD differential. Unlike the competitor’s automatic 4WD system, On-Command puts the driver in full control to utilize the most traction in any field.
- Compact Chassis and Nimble
Designed for maneuverability, the Wolverine X4 chassis is very agile, making the tracks fast enough, with a light rudder to choose the ideal line when overcoming obstacles.
- Yamaha Chip Controlled Throttle (YCC-T)
The Wolverine X4 engine uses YCC-T®, a drive-by-wire system that converts driver commands into precise throttle controls – Real World Tech for flawless machine response. The throttle response is further enhanced thanks to the new ‘high response servo motor’ for ultra-fast throttle applications, 12-hole fuel injection and high-volume air box with two-stage air filtration.
- Steering Power Class-Leading
Yamaha Electric Power Steering (EPS) provides the best steering wheel balance and positive feedback from the walkway, with light steering, speed-sensitive steering response, and minimal fatigue.
- Self Suspension
The Wolverine X4 features a self-leveling back shock that automatically adjusts to vehicle load changes. This system not only retains the ideal chassis geometry and eliminates the need to set the preload, the system is completely self-contained and does not require heavy air compressors or electric motors. The movement of the itself suppresses the internal shock valve an for the ideal chassis setting on every trip.
- Good Ground Clearance
Free suspension in all four corners provides excellent response, felt handling and bump absorption. With larger car body designs and wide arc A-arms, the Wolverine X4 offers a great approach and angle of departure to clear the challenging terrain, with many distances in and out of the most remote areas.
- Powerful All-Wheel disc brakes
Large 207mm frequency disc brakes with two piston calipers provide exceptional stopping power on all four wheels, with excellent shades and less noise.
- Maximum is versatile
In addition to the ability to comfortably accommodate four adults, Wolverine X4 has an ingenious storage system for cargo flexibility. By folding and shifting the back seat to the front
2018 Yamaha Wolverine X4 Review
2018 Yamaha Wolverine X4 – Features
Additional features include Yamaha exclusive Ultramatic® transmission – the most advanced and durable CVT drive system available, On-Command® 4WD provides driver control over switching between 2WD, 4WD with limited slip, and fully locked 4WD differential. All Wolverine X4 models are equipped with Yamaha EPS for the industry’s best steering balance and positive feedback from the terrain.
To add ease of use in many driving situations and the Wolverine X4 features a new self-leveling rear shock that automatically adjusts to vehicle load changes, maintains ideal chassis geometry and eliminates the need for shock preload adjustment. This system is completely self-contained and does not require heavy air compressors or electric motors. The movement of the vehicle itself suppresses the internal shock valve, for the ideal chassis arrangement on every trip.
With a large underbody body design, wide A-arms arc, and overall 10.7-inch ground clearance, the Wolverine X4 offers the ideal approach and departure angle to help across challenging terrain. In addition, the Yamaha Wolverine X4 comes with an independent double wishbone suspension, providing an 8.7 inch preload patch on the front and 8.9 inches behind, for excellent handling and bump absorption. And delivering exceptional stopping power on all four wheels with exceptional shades, the Wolverine X4 offers a large 207 mm disc brake with two piston calipers.
- Real world
Yamaha excellence in the side-by-side industry is easy to see in standard-present technology with every Yamaha Wolverine X4: Yamaha’s 4-YO On-Command Headset, highly reliable CVT Ultramatis and power-sensitive power manufacturer.
- New 847cc Twin-cylinder Powerplant
With drive-by-wire throttle, 270 degree crankshaft design and lightweight interior, Yamaha Wolverine X4 performance technology technology with heavyweight Yamaha sportbikes, for thrilling power on every trip.
- Room for four
With its high back seats and plenty of sun loungers, Wolverine X4 offers comfortable and safe seating for four full-sized adults. The second row is raised for excellent visibility, with a comfortable grip and three-point safety belts for each seat.
- Unequaled versatility
The Yamaha Wolverine X4 offers a balance of work-ready functionality, seamless comfort and proven track capabilities that justify that Yamaha is a major outdoor adventure partner.
- Smooth, Powertrain Quiet
Thanks to spiral and helical drivetrain gears, engine mounted on rubber and balancer, and various noise and vibration reduction inserts around the cabin, 2018 Wolverine X4 is one of the most smooth and quietest recreation sides. never built Sneak through a path without disturbing nearby animals, or simply enjoy enhanced improvements after a day of driving on the path.
- Large Cabin Four Persons
With four high-backed chairs, each equipped with a shoulder gulter and a sport-level three-seat belt, the Wolverine X4 provides a comfortable perch for everyone in it, even with four adults. More importantly, Wolverine X4 offers a lot of legroom, including in the back seat, which is mounted slightly higher than the front row for stadium-style seating and enhanced visibility for all. Some cup holders and high traction floor boards and adjustable driver’s seat, steering column complete the facility.
- Plush Suspension
Thanks to the well-developed suspension tuning and self-adjustment shocks, the Yamaha Wolverine X4 delivers shades of flickering and well-maintained so as to further enhance the comfort of the cabin, all without the need to adjust the chassis to match load changes each time you add or dispose of the cargo
- Mud Shed Protection
Fully enclosed doors and wide and wide fenders ensure mud, rocks and sticks all remain outside the cabin so you and your passengers can enjoy the journey further.
- The led light
The Wolverine X4 has LED headlamps and taillights, for brilliant visibility, longevity and minimal appeal.
- Ready Accessory
2018 Yamaha Wolverine X4 With nearly 600 watts of electrical output from the engine, two standard 12V DC ports and four pre-wired accessory switches, Wolverine X4 is ready for various accessories and add-ons.