Model Description

Reimagine everything.

Yamaha’s long experience and knowledge of creating machines with a wide range of capabilities has influenced our development teams to create a striking new Special Edition model of our next-generation off-road adventurer. #DRIVENBYFREEDOM – this brand new SxS knows how to deliver and surprise to the max.

The Wolverine® RMAX™2 1000 Special Edition follows our development philosophy of “Jin-Ki Kanno” – which translates from the Japanese as ”the true exhilaration of being one with the machine”. The result is a super-capable off-roader, in which both driver and passenger feel confident to master the very toughest terrain.


  • Brutal, class-leading 999cc machine
  • Three drive modes for selectable power supply
  • Fully loaded with Yamaha Off-Road technology
  • Top-level capability with an imposing stance
  • Next Generation design & aggressive styling
  • Advanced and comfort-focused suspension
  • Premium extensive Special Edition features
  • Yamaha quality with high reliability

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Model Specification

  • Engine

    Engine Type

    Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, Parallel Twin

    Fuel System

    Mikuni fuel injection with dual 48mm throttle bodies plus YCC-T and D-mode

    Starter System



    999 cc

    Bore x Stroke

    93.0 mm x 73.5 mm

    Compression Ratio

    11.2 : 1

    Lubrication System

    Dry sump

    Ignition System


    Transmission System

    Yamaha Ultramatic® CVT automatic V-belt

    Drive System

    On-Command® 2WD, 4WD, 4WD with Diff-lock

    Final Transmission


    Rear Suspension System

    Independent Double Wishbone with Anti-Sway Bar, 429 mm of wheel travel /FOX QS3 piggy back

  • Suspension

    Front Suspension System

    Independent Double Wishbone with Anti-Sway Bar, 361 mm of wheel travel /FOX QS3 piggy back

  • Brakes

    Front Brake

    Dual ventilated hydraulic disc

    Rear Brake

    Dual ventilated hydraulic disc, Shaft mounted parking brake

  • Wheels

    Front Tyres

    30 x 10.00R-14 Maxxis® Carnivore™

    Rear Tyres

    30 x 10.00R-14 Maxxis® Carnivore™

  • Frame

    Overall Length

    3,030 mm

    Overall Width

    1,680 mm

    Steering system

    Rack and Pinion Steering Assembly with Electric Power Steering

    Towing capacity

    907 kg

  • Dimensions

    Overall Height

    1,975 mm

    Seat Height

    872 mm


    2,202 mm

    Min. turning radius

    6 m

    Wet weight (including full oil and fuel tank)

    930 kg

    Fuel tank capacity

    35 litre

    Oil tank capacity

    5.5 litres

    Cargo bed

    272 kg