2012 Yamaha Raptor 125 Sport ATV Preview

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Yamaha AT 125

2012 Yamaha Raptor 125 Sport ATV Preview

People who love riding ATV’s have known since the 1980’s that Yamaha rocks and they certainly have continued to live up to expectation with the 2012 Yamaha Raptor 125.

This ATV features a five speed manual transmission, a suspension that can be adjusted five ways, disc brakes in the rear and lower profile tires than previous Yamaha ATV models and so much more.

Perfect For Beginners

Learning how to ride an ATV can sometimes be challenging and Yamaha knows this better than anyone. The Raptor 125 is the perfect ATV for beginners and it’s also an excellent ride for anyone who loves the styling and performance that Yamaha ATV’s have to offer.

New riders should always make sure that they wear their helmets and safety gear when riding any ATV, especially the Raptor 125 because, even though this ATV may be smaller than others on the track, what it may lack in size, it doesn’t lack in power.

Under The Hood

The heart of every ATV is of course the engine. The Raptor 125 has a powerful four stroke. 124cc engine that securely rests in a frame that’s made from durable but lightweight materials.

The Raptor’s engine produces a lot of power and it also contains a great counter balancer which helps to reduce engine vibration and make this ride more enjoyable than other ATV’s on the track.

Yamaha’s Raptor 125 has a 29mm carburetor, 5 speed gearbox and manual clutch that will give it’s rider plenty of power when going up hills or racing competitors on any track. Unlike other ATV’s that are hard to start tis ATV has an electronic starter which will enable it to get started quickly, every time, especially in bad weather conditions

New and experienced riders alike will love the DC-CDI ignition system that’s been to offer excellent performance at any RPM level. Other features that ATV fans will love is the Raptor 125’s dust proof carburetor cover and it’s muffler which is super quiet, lightweight and has excellent performance in the mid range.

You can easily take this ATV on any type of terrain and have confidence that it’s always going to perform at the highest level possible.

Handling Comfort

The Yamaha Raptor 125 has a plush 28.1” seat and an excellent position for the handlebars which make this ATV one of the easiest for any rider to handle. Thanks to its front suspension that’s dual wishbone and adjustable that offer lots of wheel travel, this ATV is the perfect choice for any outdoor activity.

The Raptor 125 ATV also offers nineteen inch front and hydraulic disk brakes that are “triple hydraulic” and make it easy to stop the Raptor 125 on a dime in any weather condition. You can easily ride this ATV all day long or at night thanks to its 35 watt headlights and have confidence that it’s going to always be the fastest and safest ride anywhere.

What’s even better is that the Raptor 125 ATV has an easy to maintain chain adjuster and well-designed engine that make it one of the easiest ATV’s to maintain at home in the shop or on the track.

Perfect Fit for Any Occasion

Yamaha’s Raptor 125 ATV is the right size for any garage and it also fits comfortably in the bed of any full size pickup truck. It measures just 63.4 x 40.0 x 39.8 and will fit within any ATV lover’s budget at just under $5,000.

Yamaha AT 125

2012 is the first year that Yamaha will offer this sport ATV in white and it can be customized with eleven graphics to choose from so the Raptor 125 will always stand out from other boring ATV’s on the track.


MSRP* $3,399 (Team Yamaha Blue/White) Available from September 2011

$3,399 (White w/Custom Graphic) Available from September 2011


Type 124cc air-cooled 4-stroke: SOHC; single

Bore x Stroke 54.0 x 54.0mm

Compression Ratio 10.0:1

Fuel Delivery Mikuni® 29mm BSR

Starting System Electric

Yamaha AT 125
Yamaha AT 125

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