Yamaha Waverunner VXR
Year 2013
Length 11 ft
Price Call

Boat Details
Hull Material OtherBeam 3 ft 10 in 
Dry Weight 728 lbMax Seating Capacity 3 
Fuel Capacity 15 gal    


For those who crave ultra-fast, affordable fun – the VXR delivers a quick burst of speed and lightweight agility unlike anything else. Feasting on open water and hairpin turns, this energetic race boat is rewriting record books and cranking out fun. The VXR rolls off the line with a 1.8 liter normally aspirated high output Marine engine that outperforms the competition’s supercharged engines at a price to value ratio that’s untouchable. This affordable powerplant is precision matched with an ultra-lightweight NanoXcel® hull, engineered for blasting through turns while maintaining a controlled ride. The VXR is the first choice for enthusiasts who want off-the-line quickness, lightweight agility and affordability.

Yamaha VXR

The only affordable ultra high-performance model designed to appeal to PWC racers and serious enthusiasts alike.

  • Three-passenger capacity.
  • Aggressive styling.
  • Race-inspired coupe seat.
  • Reboarding ladder.
  • Metallic paint exclusive to Yamaha.
  • Available in Velocity Yellow or Deep Blue.




  • The most affordable high-performance models in the industry.
  • The performance of the world’s fastest supercharged models without the added cost of a supercharger and intercooler.
  • Dominating the Normally Aspirated class on the 2012 IJSBA national tour.
  • Class-leading acceleration and top speed out of the box supported by a wide selection of aftermarket products for racing enthusiasts.
  • Industry’s only race-ready nano-engineered hulls and decks.


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 NanoXcelhull 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:

  • Same lightweight, compact platform as Yamaha’s flagship FZR and FZS high-performance models without the added weight and expense of a supercharger and intercooler.
  • High-torque for excellent acceleration.
  • Open loop cooling for best performance, reliability and low maintenance.
  • Throttle by wire reverse system controls RPM in reverse gear for maximum thrust efficiency.
  • Low maintenance costs.


Yamaha NanoXcelHull 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.