June 29, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – The 2017 YXZ1000R & YXZ1000R SS is proof that Yamaha is the leader in powersports performance. Featuring a 998cc inline triple engine mated to a 5-speed sequential shift gearbox with On-Command® 4WD, massive FOX Racing® suspension front and rear, and styling the competition can’t touch, the YXZ is in a class by itself—the only true pure sport side-by-side ever developed.
Now available with the all-new Sport Shift (SS), a sequential 5-speed manual transmission featuring Yamaha Chip Controlled Shift (YCC-S) technology. This system combines the power, durability and efficiency of a traditional manual transmission with an advanced automatic clutch system that replaces the foot-operated clutch pedal with sporty paddle shifters mounted to the steering column. Plus, a Launch System provides for thrilling take-offs. More YXZ here: http://yamaha.us/YSSxS