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2021 Yamaha Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850
2021 Yamaha Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850

Specs

General Information

Manufacturer
Yamaha
Yamaha
Model Year
2021
2021
Model
Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850
Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850
Model Code
YXE85WPAMS
YXE85WPAMS
Color
Armor Gray
Armor Gray

Brakes/Wheels/Tires

Brakes
Front / Rear - Dual hydraulic disc
Front / Rear - Dual hydraulic disc
Tires

Front - AT27 x 9-12 GBC® Dirt Commander®

Rear - AT27 x 11-12 GBC® Dirt Commander®

Front - AT27 x 9-12 GBC® Dirt Commander®

Rear - AT27 x 11-12 GBC® Dirt Commander®

Dimensions

Length
115 in.
115 in.
Height
75.3 in.
75.3 in.
Width
62.2 in.
62.2 in.
Weight
Wet - 1675.5 lb.
Wet - 1675.5 lb.
Ground Clearance
Maximum - 11.5 in.
Maximum - 11.5 in.
Wheelbase
83.7 in.
83.7 in.
Turning Radius
189 in.
189 in.

Drivetrain

Transmission
Ultramatic V-belt with all-wheel engine braking; L, H, N, R
Ultramatic V-belt with all-wheel engine braking; L, H, N, R
Final Drive
On-Command 3-way locking differential; 2WD, 4WD, full diff-lock 4WD
On-Command 3-way locking differential; 2WD, 4WD, full diff-lock 4WD

Engine

Engine
Parallel-twin, 4-stroke, DOHC, 4-valve
Parallel-twin, 4-stroke, DOHC, 4-valve
Cooling
Liquid
Liquid
Displacement
847 cc
847 cc
Bore x Stroke
82 x 80.2 mm
82 x 80.2 mm
Compression Ratio
10.5:1
10.5:1
Fuel System
Yamaha Fuel Injection (YFI); dual 36mm throttle bodies
Yamaha Fuel Injection (YFI); dual 36mm throttle bodies
Fuel Capacity
9.2 gal.
9.2 gal.

Operational

Front Suspension
Independent double wishbone with anti-sway bar, fully adjustable KYB® piggyback shocks; 8.7-in travel
Independent double wishbone with anti-sway bar, fully adjustable KYB® piggyback shocks; 8.7-in travel
Rear Suspension
Independent double wishbone with anti-sway bar, fully adjustable KYB® piggyback shocks; 9.3-in travel
Independent double wishbone with anti-sway bar, fully adjustable KYB® piggyback shocks; 9.3-in travel
Seating
2 persons capacity
2 persons capacity

Other

Additional Colors

Armor Gray

Fall Beige / Realtree Edge

Armor Gray

Fall Beige / Realtree Edge

Capacity
Bed - 600 lb.
Bed - 600 lb.
Towing Capacity
2,000 lb.
2,000 lb.
Warranty
6 Month (Limited Factory) - Yamaha 10-Year Belt
6 Month (Limited Factory) - Yamaha 10-Year Belt

Features

Capability

  • SMOOTH AND POWERFUL TWIN-CYLINDER ENGINE: The Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 is powered by an 847cc DOHC, eight-valve, parallel twin-cylinder motor that features the full range of Yamaha’s advanced performance technologies. Forged pistons and connecting rods ensure durable high-rpm performance with Yamaha’s 270° Crossplane Concept Crankshaft for linear torque development and excellent power throughout the rpm range. To improve efficiency, the engine features a dry-sump design for a more compact layout and an offset cylinder block to reduce friction losses while rubber engine mounts and a geared counterbalancer ensure smooth running from idle to redline.
  • RESPONSIVE AND RELIABLE ULTRAMATIC® TRANSMISSION: Yamaha’s Ultramatic® transmission is the most advanced—and durable—CVT drive system available. An automatic centrifugal clutch maintains constant belt tension for reduced belt wear, and a sprag clutch delivers natural all-wheel engine braking. The robust clutch features an oversized belt for durability while maintaining low cruising rpm for smooth, quiet running.
  • ON-COMMAND® 4WD: Industry-exclusive three-position On-Command® 4WD system lets you switch between 2WD, limited-slip 4WD, and fully locked differential 4WD. Unlike competitors’ automatic 4WD systems, On-Command puts the driver in full control to make the most of available traction in various types of terrain.
  • COMPACT AND NIMBLE CHASSIS: Designed for maneuverability, the Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 chassis is super agile, making tight trails a breeze with lightweight steering to select the ideal line when tackling obstacles. With an upswept underbody design, the Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 boasts plenty of ground clearance and big approach and departure angles to clear challenging terrain. For enhanced response in though terrain, the rear A-arms minimize camber changes across the suspension travel.
  • YAMAHA CHIP CONTROLLED-THROTTLE (YCC-T): The Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 engine utilizes YCC-T®, a drive-by-wire system that converts the driver’s commands into digital throttle control. Throttle response is further improved thanks to a quick-response servo motor, precision fuel injectors and a high-volume airbox with two-stage air filtration.
  • CLASS-LEADING ELECTRIC POWER STEERING: Yamaha’s Electric Power Steering (EPS) provides the industry’s best balance of steering assist and positive feedback with light steering, speed-sensitive steering response, and minimized fatigue.
  • PLUSH SUSPENSION: The Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 features well-damped suspension at all four corners for improved chassis control and handling feel. Each piggyback shock is also fully adjustable for spring preload, rebound and high- and low-speed compression damping to allow tuning to suit a wide range of divers and conditions. Built for Yamaha by KYB®, these shocks give the Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 a balanced ride character whether the day calls for carrying cargo or blasting down a trail.
  • POWERFUL ALL-WHEEL DISC BRAKES: Large 207mm vented disc brakes with two-piston calipers provide exceptional stopping power on all four wheels with excellent feel.
  • MAXIMUM VERSATILITY: The Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 features a tilting cargo bed to simplify hauling duties. Built with hydraulic assistance and a robust latch system, the bed transports up to 600 pounds with multiple steel tie-down points to secure cargo or attach accessories. Add in a full 2,000 pounds of towing capacity from the standard 2-inch receiver, the Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 is ready to get to work when you are.
  • ADVENTURE PRO READY: The Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 comes pre-wired for Yamaha’s exclusive Adventure Pro® GPS system, unlocking the next level of trail-ready navigation. This state-of-the-art GPS unit combines a range of functions into a single, rugged 7-inch full-color display. Search, download, record and share trail routes. With Yamaha’s uniquely integrated software, the Adventure Pro system displays advanced vehicle data with exceptional clarity.
  • EXTREME TERRAIN TIRES: Extreme terrain calls for tires that handle the abuse while providing the confidence-inspiring grip and feedback. The Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 rolls on 27-inch GBC® Dirt Commander® radial tires that not only improve ground clearance and traction but feature a durable 8-ply construction for exceptional durability.

Comfort

  • SMOOTH, QUIET POWERTRAIN: Thanks to helical-cut drivetrain gearing, the rubber-mounted and counterbalanced engine and a variety of noise- and vibration-reducing inserts around the cabin, the Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 is one of the smoothest and quietest recreational side-by-sides ever built. Converse with your passenger or simply enjoy the improved refinement after a long day riding on the trail.
  • ENHANCED ERGONOMICS: High-backed seats with improved adjustability combined with updated pedal positions create a more comfortable cockpit for drivers of various sizes, while newly-designed compact shoulder bolsters and easily adjustable seatbelts create a more comfortable perch for both driver and passenger in the Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850. Multiple cup holders, high-traction floorboards, quick-adjust driver seat and steering column round out the amenities.
  • PLUSH SUSPENSION: The Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 features well-damped suspension at all four corners for improved chassis control and handling feel. Each piggyback shock is also fully adjustable for spring preload, rebound and high- and low-speed compression damping to allow tuning to suit a wide range of divers and conditions. Built for Yamaha by KYB®, these shocks give the Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 a balanced ride character whether the day calls for carrying cargo or blasting down a trail.
  • SUPERIOR MUD PROTECTION: The upgraded, fully-enclosed doors and high, wide fenders ensure that mud and rocks stay outside the cabin, so you and your passenger can enjoy the ride even more.
  • LED LIGHTING: The Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 features LED headlights and taillights for brilliant visibility, long life and minimal power draw.
  • ACCESSORY READY: With nearly 600 watts of electrical output from the engine, the standard 12V DC port and multiple pre-wired accessory switches ready the Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 for a wide range of accessories and add-ons.

Confidence

  • INDUSTRY’S MOST DURABLE CVT: The Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 transmission uses its own cooling intake to maintain proper temperatures, an oversized belt to handle the torque of the large engine and Yamaha’s unique sprag clutch to maintain constant belt tension. The end result is a drivetrain built for years of trouble-free service that leaves the competition in the dust and is backed by the industry's only 10-Year V-Belt Limited Warranty.
  • RELIABLE ENGINE LUBRICATION AND COOLING: With a large oil capacity circulating in the dry-sump system, a liquid-cooled oil cooler and a large radiator with integrated blower, the Wolverine® X2 R-Spec 850 powerplant is able to handle the toughest jobs without complaint.
  • FULL UNDERBODY SKID PLATES: Skid plates protect the entire underbody of the Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850, from the front differential to the rear gear case, to ensure gnarly terrain doesn’t stop you. The skid plates also include convenient service points to access fluid drain locations without removing the guards.
  • INSTRUMENTATION: The blue backlit, all-digital meter with a large dimmable readout gives the driver a complete picture at a glance. Vehicle status and warnings are clearly displayed, along with easily accessed odometers and trip and hour meters.
  • SPEED MANAGEMENT SYSTEM: The Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 comes standard with a Speed Management System which allows the owner to limit the vehicle to a top speed of 25 mph, making it ideal for work sites or other special operating conditions.
  • BUILT REAL WORLD TOUGH®, ASSEMBLED IN THE USA: Like all of Yamaha's Side-by-Sides and full-size ATVs, the Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 is assembled with pride in the USA at Yamaha's state-of-the-art factory in Newnan, Georgia.

New for 2021

  • UPGRADED STYLING AND DOOR DESIGN: The newly designed doors improve entry and exit for both the driver and passenger while the newly styled roof support give the Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 a sleek new look. With a more compact shoulder bolster and cut outs for seamless integration of accessory speakers, you'll easily be able to hop in the Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850, and you won't want to get out.
  • ENHANCED COMFORT: The 2021 Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 takes comfort to a whole new level. The driver's seat has more adjustability while the upgraded driver pedals and new easily adjusted seatbelts without the need for tools improve comfort for a wider range of driver heights. The new blue backlit meter makes reading the display a breeze.
  • EXTREME TERRAIN TIRES: Extreme terrain calls for tires that handle the abuse while providing the confidence-inspiring grip and feedback. The Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 rolls on new 27-inch GBC® Dirt Commander® radial tires that not only improve ground clearance and traction but feature a durable 8-ply construction for exceptional durability.
  • NEW GENERATION STYLE: The next generation Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 style features updated doors, roof support, and a suntop to give the vehicle a sleek, sporty look.

Top Features

  • REAL WORLD TECH: Yamaha’s technological advantages are found in every Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850®: plush adjustable suspension, driver-centric On-Command® 4WD, ultra-reliable Ultramatic® CVT and industry-leading Electric Power Steering.
  • POTENT 847CC TWIN-CYLINDER POWERPLAN: Featuring drive-by-wire throttle, a 270-degree crankshaft design and lightweight internals, the Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 shares technology with Yamaha’s class-defining sportbikes for thrilling performance on every ride with unmatched refinement.
  • ADVENTURE PRO READY: The Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 comes pre-wired for Yamaha’s exclusive Adventure Pro® GPS system, unlocking the next level of trail-ready navigation. Combining high-precision GPS with social integration and vehicle information, the Adventure Pro system redefines "state of the art."
  • UPGRADED SPACIOUS, FLEXIBLE ERGONOMICS: With high-back seats, improved compact shoulder bolsters and plenty of legroom, the Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 offers comfortable, secure seating for wherever your next adventure takes you.
  • VERSATILITY UNEQUALED: The Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 offers a balance of work-ready capability, refined comfort and trail-proven confidence that further reinforces Yamaha as the ultimate outdoor adventure partner.
  • UNPARALLELED REFINEMENT: The robust frame with upper and lower A-arms further boost the Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850's trail capability, confidence and comfort over rough terrain.

Capability

  • SMOOTH AND POWERFUL TWIN-CYLINDER ENGINE: The Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 is powered by an 847cc DOHC, eight-valve, parallel twin-cylinder motor that features the full range of Yamaha’s advanced performance technologies. Forged pistons and connecting rods ensure durable high-rpm performance with Yamaha’s 270° Crossplane Concept Crankshaft for linear torque development and excellent power throughout the rpm range. To improve efficiency, the engine features a dry-sump design for a more compact layout and an offset cylinder block to reduce friction losses while rubber engine mounts and a geared counterbalancer ensure smooth running from idle to redline.
  • RESPONSIVE AND RELIABLE ULTRAMATIC® TRANSMISSION: Yamaha’s Ultramatic® transmission is the most advanced—and durable—CVT drive system available. An automatic centrifugal clutch maintains constant belt tension for reduced belt wear, and a sprag clutch delivers natural all-wheel engine braking. The robust clutch features an oversized belt for durability while maintaining low cruising rpm for smooth, quiet running.
  • ON-COMMAND® 4WD: Industry-exclusive three-position On-Command® 4WD system lets you switch between 2WD, limited-slip 4WD, and fully locked differential 4WD. Unlike competitors’ automatic 4WD systems, On-Command puts the driver in full control to make the most of available traction in various types of terrain.
  • COMPACT AND NIMBLE CHASSIS: Designed for maneuverability, the Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 chassis is super agile, making tight trails a breeze with lightweight steering to select the ideal line when tackling obstacles. With an upswept underbody design, the Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 boasts plenty of ground clearance and big approach and departure angles to clear challenging terrain. For enhanced response in though terrain, the rear A-arms minimize camber changes across the suspension travel.
  • YAMAHA CHIP CONTROLLED-THROTTLE (YCC-T): The Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 engine utilizes YCC-T®, a drive-by-wire system that converts the driver’s commands into digital throttle control. Throttle response is further improved thanks to a quick-response servo motor, precision fuel injectors and a high-volume airbox with two-stage air filtration.
  • CLASS-LEADING ELECTRIC POWER STEERING: Yamaha’s Electric Power Steering (EPS) provides the industry’s best balance of steering assist and positive feedback with light steering, speed-sensitive steering response, and minimized fatigue.
  • PLUSH SUSPENSION: The Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 features well-damped suspension at all four corners for improved chassis control and handling feel. Each piggyback shock is also fully adjustable for spring preload, rebound and high- and low-speed compression damping to allow tuning to suit a wide range of divers and conditions. Built for Yamaha by KYB®, these shocks give the Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 a balanced ride character whether the day calls for carrying cargo or blasting down a trail.
  • POWERFUL ALL-WHEEL DISC BRAKES: Large 207mm vented disc brakes with two-piston calipers provide exceptional stopping power on all four wheels with excellent feel.
  • MAXIMUM VERSATILITY: The Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 features a tilting cargo bed to simplify hauling duties. Built with hydraulic assistance and a robust latch system, the bed transports up to 600 pounds with multiple steel tie-down points to secure cargo or attach accessories. Add in a full 2,000 pounds of towing capacity from the standard 2-inch receiver, the Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 is ready to get to work when you are.
  • ADVENTURE PRO READY: The Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 comes pre-wired for Yamaha’s exclusive Adventure Pro® GPS system, unlocking the next level of trail-ready navigation. This state-of-the-art GPS unit combines a range of functions into a single, rugged 7-inch full-color display. Search, download, record and share trail routes. With Yamaha’s uniquely integrated software, the Adventure Pro system displays advanced vehicle data with exceptional clarity.
  • EXTREME TERRAIN TIRES: Extreme terrain calls for tires that handle the abuse while providing the confidence-inspiring grip and feedback. The Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 rolls on 27-inch GBC® Dirt Commander® radial tires that not only improve ground clearance and traction but feature a durable 8-ply construction for exceptional durability.

Comfort

  • SMOOTH, QUIET POWERTRAIN: Thanks to helical-cut drivetrain gearing, the rubber-mounted and counterbalanced engine and a variety of noise- and vibration-reducing inserts around the cabin, the Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 is one of the smoothest and quietest recreational side-by-sides ever built. Converse with your passenger or simply enjoy the improved refinement after a long day riding on the trail.
  • ENHANCED ERGONOMICS: High-backed seats with improved adjustability combined with updated pedal positions create a more comfortable cockpit for drivers of various sizes, while newly-designed compact shoulder bolsters and easily adjustable seatbelts create a more comfortable perch for both driver and passenger in the Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850. Multiple cup holders, high-traction floorboards, quick-adjust driver seat and steering column round out the amenities.
  • PLUSH SUSPENSION: The Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 features well-damped suspension at all four corners for improved chassis control and handling feel. Each piggyback shock is also fully adjustable for spring preload, rebound and high- and low-speed compression damping to allow tuning to suit a wide range of divers and conditions. Built for Yamaha by KYB®, these shocks give the Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 a balanced ride character whether the day calls for carrying cargo or blasting down a trail.
  • SUPERIOR MUD PROTECTION: The upgraded, fully-enclosed doors and high, wide fenders ensure that mud and rocks stay outside the cabin, so you and your passenger can enjoy the ride even more.
  • LED LIGHTING: The Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 features LED headlights and taillights for brilliant visibility, long life and minimal power draw.
  • ACCESSORY READY: With nearly 600 watts of electrical output from the engine, the standard 12V DC port and multiple pre-wired accessory switches ready the Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 for a wide range of accessories and add-ons.

Confidence

  • INDUSTRY’S MOST DURABLE CVT: The Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 transmission uses its own cooling intake to maintain proper temperatures, an oversized belt to handle the torque of the large engine and Yamaha’s unique sprag clutch to maintain constant belt tension. The end result is a drivetrain built for years of trouble-free service that leaves the competition in the dust and is backed by the industry's only 10-Year V-Belt Limited Warranty.
  • RELIABLE ENGINE LUBRICATION AND COOLING: With a large oil capacity circulating in the dry-sump system, a liquid-cooled oil cooler and a large radiator with integrated blower, the Wolverine® X2 R-Spec 850 powerplant is able to handle the toughest jobs without complaint.
  • FULL UNDERBODY SKID PLATES: Skid plates protect the entire underbody of the Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850, from the front differential to the rear gear case, to ensure gnarly terrain doesn’t stop you. The skid plates also include convenient service points to access fluid drain locations without removing the guards.
  • INSTRUMENTATION: The blue backlit, all-digital meter with a large dimmable readout gives the driver a complete picture at a glance. Vehicle status and warnings are clearly displayed, along with easily accessed odometers and trip and hour meters.
  • SPEED MANAGEMENT SYSTEM: The Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 comes standard with a Speed Management System which allows the owner to limit the vehicle to a top speed of 25 mph, making it ideal for work sites or other special operating conditions.
  • BUILT REAL WORLD TOUGH®, ASSEMBLED IN THE USA: Like all of Yamaha's Side-by-Sides and full-size ATVs, the Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 is assembled with pride in the USA at Yamaha's state-of-the-art factory in Newnan, Georgia.

New for 2021

  • UPGRADED STYLING AND DOOR DESIGN: The newly designed doors improve entry and exit for both the driver and passenger while the newly styled roof support give the Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 a sleek new look. With a more compact shoulder bolster and cut outs for seamless integration of accessory speakers, you'll easily be able to hop in the Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850, and you won't want to get out.
  • ENHANCED COMFORT: The 2021 Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 takes comfort to a whole new level. The driver's seat has more adjustability while the upgraded driver pedals and new easily adjusted seatbelts without the need for tools improve comfort for a wider range of driver heights. The new blue backlit meter makes reading the display a breeze.
  • EXTREME TERRAIN TIRES: Extreme terrain calls for tires that handle the abuse while providing the confidence-inspiring grip and feedback. The Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 rolls on new 27-inch GBC® Dirt Commander® radial tires that not only improve ground clearance and traction but feature a durable 8-ply construction for exceptional durability.
  • NEW GENERATION STYLE: The next generation Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 style features updated doors, roof support, and a suntop to give the vehicle a sleek, sporty look.

Top Features

  • REAL WORLD TECH: Yamaha’s technological advantages are found in every Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850®: plush adjustable suspension, driver-centric On-Command® 4WD, ultra-reliable Ultramatic® CVT and industry-leading Electric Power Steering.
  • POTENT 847CC TWIN-CYLINDER POWERPLAN: Featuring drive-by-wire throttle, a 270-degree crankshaft design and lightweight internals, the Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 shares technology with Yamaha’s class-defining sportbikes for thrilling performance on every ride with unmatched refinement.
  • ADVENTURE PRO READY: The Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 comes pre-wired for Yamaha’s exclusive Adventure Pro® GPS system, unlocking the next level of trail-ready navigation. Combining high-precision GPS with social integration and vehicle information, the Adventure Pro system redefines "state of the art."
  • UPGRADED SPACIOUS, FLEXIBLE ERGONOMICS: With high-back seats, improved compact shoulder bolsters and plenty of legroom, the Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 offers comfortable, secure seating for wherever your next adventure takes you.
  • VERSATILITY UNEQUALED: The Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850 offers a balance of work-ready capability, refined comfort and trail-proven confidence that further reinforces Yamaha as the ultimate outdoor adventure partner.
  • UNPARALLELED REFINEMENT: The robust frame with upper and lower A-arms further boost the Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850's trail capability, confidence and comfort over rough terrain.