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Grizzly 700

Grizzly 700

My First Quad. This was an early Christmas present to myself in 2010. I still have it and use it to go for a blast from time to time. Heaps of fun.


Yamaha reveals State-of-the-art Grizzly

More big bore power, more tough off road ability and more compact than ever, the fuel injected Grizzly 700 EPS features an industry-exclusive electric power steering system that makes it not just the toughest Grizzly ever, but also the smoothest riding.

Powering the Grizzly 700 EPS is Yamaha’s proven revolutionary fuel injected 686cc, four-stroke forward-inclined single cylinder and liquid-cooled engine. This features a ceramic composite coated, all-aluminium cylinder, a reverse-facing air intake, electronic fuel injection, straight intake tracts and four valves per cylinder for grunt on tap. It also features a high-efficiency radiator mounted high in the chassis to protect against mud and debris.

The Grizzly’s power steering system is speed sensitive, so that the rider benefits from more assistance when needed at low speed and less when on the move. A low mounted 20 litre fuel cell centralises mass and ensures that handling characteristics are further optimised.

To assist with braking, the engine features Yamaha’s Engine Brake Control, which helps to slow the ATV when descending steep downhills. The Grizzly 700 4x4 EPS transfers power from its engine to the wheels through Yamaha’s Ultramatic V-Belt transmission featuring high and low range, reverse, plus parking brake.

By pressing a button on the handlebar, the rider can also select two or four wheel drive operation. In four wheel drive mode, the Grizzly 700 can use the differential lock to deliver the torque equally to all wheels for maximum traction. The straight layout design of the drive shafts reduces vibration and minimises torque fluctuations in the drive line.

The rear braking system and gear case have been redesigned in conjunction with the independent rear suspension. Smaller and more compact, the gear case is extremely rugged and efficient. The dual front and rear hydraulic discs provide maximum stopping power for the Grizzly.

A sturdy double-cradle frame is crafted from tubular steel while double wishbone suspension features front and rear. The independent suspension system features five-way adjustable pre-load and offers generous wheel travel. The setup offers smooth action, high stability and excellent rider comfort.

The combination of the chassis and suspension provides the Grizzly 700 EPS with a massive amount of ground clearance. Plus the riding position sits 25mm higher than that of the Grizzly 660 4x4, enhancing the rider’s ability to scan the horizon. The vertically positioned automotive-style instrument panel suits the riding position with features to ensure that the rider has all the key information.

Yamaha’s Grizzly is a legend in utility ATV circles. The 700cc version with fuel injection and Electronic Power Steering has further refined the Grizzly legend to ensure that future generations of workers can enjoy Grizzly toughness and reliability.


  • Raptor-based four-valve combustion chamber design produces a potent combination of low-rev torque, right-now throttle response and high horsepower.

  • Compact engine design features a 35-degree cylinder angle for ground clearance and lower seat height for quick steering and manoeuvrability.

  • Electronic fuel injection provides a perfect fuel/air mixture to provide easy cold starts and flawless fuel delivery in virtually any condition between sea level and 15,000 feet.

  • Gear-driven crankshaft balancer and new-design rubber-damper engine mounts reduce vibration.



Limited Edition White



  • Engine Type:              Single cylinder, liquid-cooled 4-stroke, EFI, SOHC, 4-valve
  • Displacement:             686cc
  • Bore x Stroke:            102.0 x 84.0 mm
  • Compression Ratio:    9.2 : 1
  • Lubrication System:    Wet sump
  • Fuel Management:       Yamaha Fuel Injection (YFI), 44mm
  • Ignition System:           CD-CDI
  • Starter System:           Electric
  • Fuel Tank Capacity:    20 L
  • Final Transmission:     Shaft drive
  • Transmittion:                Yamaha Ultramatic® V-belt / H, L, N, R, P
  • 4 x 4 System:              On-Command® 2WD/4WD, diff-lock


  • Length:                       2065 mm
  • Width:                          1180 mm
  • Height:                         1240 mm
  • Seat Height:                 905 mm
  • Wheelbase:                 1250 mm
  • Ground Clearence:      2750 mm
  • Wet Weight:                 294 kg with 20 litres of fuel.


  • Suspension Front:       Double A-arm
  • Suspension Rear:        Independent rear suspension, double A-arm
  • Brakes Front:               Dual hydraulic disc
  • Brakes Rear:                Dual hydraulic disc
  • Tyres Front:                 AT 25 x 8-12
  • Tyres Rear:                 AT 25 x 10-12
Last Updated on Thursday, 18 October 2012 13:51