Feel the rush of speeding across the water and thrill of turning on a dime. Engineered for competition and aggressive riding, this competition-level boat delivers lightweight, agile handling with the added capability of sharing the ride with those who crave adventure. A super-quick, 4-stroke 1.8 liter Yamaha Marine engine boasts the largest displacement in its class, matching the performance of the world’s best supercharged boats – without the added costs of a supercharger. The ultra-lightweight NanoXcel® hull is incredibly agile, delivering the most fuel-efficient ride in the high performance category. No matter your riding style – the VXS delivers a playful ride unlike anything else.
|Beam||3 ft 10 in||Dry Weight||721 lb|
|Max Seating Capacity||3||Hull Material||Other|
|Hull Shape||Other||Fuel Capacity||15 gal|
The VXR™ and VXS™ return to the Yamaha WaveRunner® line in 2013 as the most affordable, ultra high-performance watercraft today. Designed to appeal to PWC racers and serious enthusiasts alike; the lightweight, agile VXR™ and VXS™ feature the latest engine and hull technology to deliver an athletically-challenging experience that hardcore rider have sorely missed for some time.
The offspring of the light, compact Yamaha VX™ Series and the ultra high-performance Yamaha FZ Series, these hyperactive WaveRunners® dominated the IJSBA racing scene in their freshman year, winning world and national titles. Sans the unwanted bells and whistles that do not add to the craft’s performance, the VXR™ and VXS™ are all about heart-pounding power, nimble closed-course handling, and race-tested reliability.
Powerful Yamaha 1.8L High Output Marine Engine
The heart of the Yamaha VXR™ and VXS™ is the industry’s first 1.8L marine engine that is the largest displacement motor ever designed for a personal watercraft. This normally-aspirated Yamaha marine engine produces awesome power, and when coupled with the ultra-light NanoXcel™ hull and deck; delivers faster top-end speed than competing supercharged models.
Still, this engine is also exceptionally fuel efficient and optimized to deliver the utmost performance using regular unleaded fuel.
Engine features include:
Yamaha NanoXcel™ Hull and Deck
The VXR and VXS feature the industry’s first and only nanotechnology-engineered hulls, decks, and liners that are the lightest and strongest in the market today. This is the same material featured on Yamaha’s flagship high-performance FZR and FZS models. The result is a state of the art watercraft that is quick, nimble, and with the balance and maneuverability that truly connects the rider to the machine.
In today’s more value-minded marketplace, there is nothing like the VXR™ and VXS™ that deliver on the singular goal of offering high-performance at an affordable price. These models focus on the true essence of what makes watercraft riding fun.
The only affordable ultra high-performance model designed to appeal to PWC racers and serious enthusiasts with added versatility for watersports towing.