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Powersports Business Walks us through the 2019 Race Performance Series

POWERSPORTS BUSINESS WALKS US THROUGH THE 2019 RACE PERFORMANCE SERIES

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Supercharged GP1800R fitted with new high-performance top-loader intake grate and race-designed ride plate for sharper handling and better hook up. (Specific to Yamaha 160mm jet pump)
  • Yamaha VXR fitted with new high-performance top-loader intake grate and race-designed ride plate for sharper handling and better hook up. (Specific to Yamaha 155mm jet pump)
  • Normally-aspirated VXR upgraded to high-performance NanoXcel 2 material. Now significantly lighter than previous year models.
  • Both GP1800R and VXR feature Yamaha’s RiDE dual-throttle control system for superior handling in tight quarters.
  • The Yamaha GP1800R is the No. 1 for watercraft racing, bringing home more championships across closed course, endurance, and offshore racing circuits than any other model.

"The Yamaha GP1800R is the quickest, fastest, most precise handling WaveRunner that Yamaha has ever designed. A legend in professional watercraft racing, the GP1800R is designed for closed course racing, and experienced high-performance enthusiasts.

The GP1800R gets its awesome performance from the Yamaha Super Vortex High Output marine engine that delivers more power and torque than any other Yamaha WaveRunner engine."

"The GP1800R gets its awesome performance from the Yamaha Super Vortex High Output marine engine that delivers more power and torque than any other Yamaha WaveRunner engine."

"The new race designed ride plate is longer to reduce bow rise when accelerating quickly. The planning surface is angled slightly for just the right amount of rocker to give the GP1800R the right riding attitude for optimum top speed. Also, the edges of the planning surface help the GP1800R track straighter at higher speeds."

"Specification wise, the VXR is now nearly identical to the GP1800R, except for the normally-aspirated 1.8L engine, and 155mm pump. And like the GP1800R, the VXR comes complete with RiDE and electric trim.The GP1800R and VXR are winners that are designed for winners. For buyers seeking the utmost performance direct from the factory, the Yamaha GP1800R and VXR are the only choices."