2013 Yamaha Raptor 700R SE Review


For those who are looking for a different kind of motorsport experience, the Sport ATVs may be worth a shot. These four-wheel rides are known for their stability which is better suited to those who are looking for a less hazardous sports experience off the road. This is where Yamaha continues to shine especially with its 2013 Yamaha Raptor 700R SE. This ATV offers the best riding experience there is regardless of whether you are using it on dirt road or even in the dessert or anywhere else for that matter.

Some may feel a bit hesitant in riding the Raptor 700R SE but once you go beyond this feeling, what you will have is a four-wheel ride that matches your need whether it is a mild riding experience or an all-out wild ride. The key to the Raptor 700R SE is found in its 688cc four-stroke Single engine that is both fuel-injected and liquid cooled. A 2.9 gallon of fuel tank feeds the engine to give you a smooth ride.

Once you start the engine it will automatically roar to life even when the engine hasn’t been warmed up or that the mercury outside is still thick. The Raptor 700R SE can actually be ridden immediately all thanks to its superb fueling system as well as its clutch operation that is both easy to use and predictable right from the start.

Other features that can be found in the Yamaha Raptor 700R SE are:

  • A gearbox with five forward gears to suit all kinds of riders.
  • A lever for parking brake to keep the ATV from rolling backward.
  • A pleasant sounding roar that will easily change to alert you when it is time to shift gears.
  • The Raptor has a 50.4 inch wheelbase and a ground clearance of 4.4 inches which allows you to maneuver your ride on any obstacles with ease.
  • Aluminum wheels are used for the Raptor 700R SE and they are shod with Maxxis rubber for a better grip on the road no matter its condition.
  • Brakes respond easily giving you a ride that is safe to handle on your own.
  • Comfortable seating gives the Raptor 700R SE a much better feel for its rider especially on or off the road.

The 2013 Yamaha Raptor 700R SE is definitely a ride you should consider if you are looking for a different kind of thrill. Responsive, stable and powerful, this is a bike ride you won’t forget.

Posted by on May 3, 2013. Filed under Reviews, Yamaha. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.