Production years: 2008, 2009
The 2008 Yamaha Rhino 450 4x4 is a middleweight SxS for those who believe the 700 version is overkill. Despite the smaller displacement, this quad makes no compromise: it's just a machine with a scaled-down power, but retaining all the maneuverability and off-road worthiness of its bigger sibling. Comfort-focused construction make this SxS great for day-long work around the farm or ranch, but it will also provide top-notch transportation when camping in the wold or simply having weekend fun.
On-command 4WD with optional diff locking is standard, while the automatic transmission makes operation easy and fun, even for less experienced riders. The engine braking works for all the wheels, ensuring safer descents on steep slopes , while the rear bed loading capacity was kept intact, so the 2008 Yamaha Rhino 450 4x4 could offer the same hauling ability like the 700 versions.
|engine specs||Type:||Liquid-/oil-cooled W/fan, SOHC Four-stroke Single||Displacement:||421 cm3||Bore X Stroke:||3.3x3.0 in OR 84 mm||Compression Ratio:||10:1||Horsepower:||/ KW(hp)/RPM||Torque:||/ lb-ft/RPM OR 0 Nm/RPM||Fuel System:||Mikuni 33mm BSR Carburetor|
|transmission specs||Gearbox:||Ultramatic V-belt with all-wheel engine braking/H, L, N, R||Clutch:||Automatic||Primary Drive:||-||Final Drive:||On-Command pushbutton;3-way locking differential; 2WD,4WD, locked 4WD; shaft driv|
|chassis specs||Frame:||Steel||Front Suspension:||Independent double wishbone; 5-way preload adjustment, 7.3-in travel||Rear Suspension:||Independent double wishbone; 5-way preload adjustment, 7.3-in travel||Front Brake:||Dual Hydraulic Disc, Twin Pistons||Rear Brake:||Hydraulic Disc, Self-adjusting, Shaft Mounted|
|dimension specs||Overall Length:||113.6 in OR 2885 mm||Overall Width:||54.4 in OR 1382 mm||Seat Height:||-||Weelbase:||75.2 in OR 1910 mm||Ground Clearance:||12.1 in OR 307 mm||Weight:||1032 lbs OR 468 kg||Fuel Capacity:||7.9 gallons OR 29.9 L|
|tyres specs||Front:||AT25x8-12 NHS||Rear:||AT25x10-12 NHS|