The X-TX cross-over leans more towards the cross-country rider with its full width 42 inch FOX® QS3 front end and versatile 141x1.6 inch Cobra track. A mountain style chassis and handlebar assist the transitions required when the snow gets deep. Bright LED head and tail lights and a convenient DC power port take care of illumination and external charging duties. Yamaha's Genesis Turbo engine delivers seemingly endless power in a smooth rush of acceleration.
FOX® ZERO QS3 FRONT SHOCKS
The 3-way adjustable FOX QS3 front shocks allow for easy ride settings from plush to firm for a wide variety of terrain and riding style by simply adjusting the large knob on the resevoir body. Additional features include the special icescraper sealing system, high-flow, velocity sensitive damping, beefy 1.5 shaft diameter and hard anodized components.
NEW STEALTH CONTROL SYSTEM
The handle bar controls feature a left hand switch cluster which allows for 'on the fly' access to the new multi-step hand and thumb warmer adjusters. Information available on the multi-function guage can be easily selected with a convenient toggle switch and the push button reverse gear switch is also located in the left hand cluster. The right side of the bar is clean with a new egonomically shaped throttle lever and simple ,stand-alone emergency stop switch. A new Hayes brake cylinder equipped with a composite 'shortie' brake lever provides greater modulation for better feel and powerful stopping performance.
998 GENESIS TURBO ENGINE
The boosted, one liter triple is unmatched when it comes to delivering incredible power with the refinement and quality you have come to expect from a Yamaha. Designed around a premium turbo unit, every engine component from the pressed forged crank to the cast steel exhaust manifold is dedicated to producing uncompromised performance. The proven Yamaha engine has earned the respect and reputation befitting the industries highest achiever. This engine produces the potent venom in the Sidewinders bite.