2007 Yamaha RS Rage

Trail Versatility

Jul. 01, 2006 By

2007 RS Rage

  • 3-cylinder Genesis 120™ engine
    The Genesis 120 engine is compact and lightweight. Its long stroke and four-valve design produces a tremendous amount of torque for corner-to-corner acceleration on the trail. The broad torque curve is easy for clutch tuners to hit and allows riders to have instant power after backshifting. The three-cylinder engine debuted in 2005.
  • Direct-to-crankshaft clutching
    Instead of using a gear reduction, the Genesis 120 engine has the primary clutch directly attached to the crankshaft. This reduces parts, complexity and weight, resulting in a great product for consumers. It also allows the engine to be mounted deeper in the chassis to deliver a lower center of gravity, further enhancing the sled’s cornering stability. The YVXC primary spins at 8500 RPM to transfer power from the engine to the secondary and on to the track.
  • 15x136x1.25-inch Camoplast Rip Saw track
    The Camoplast Rip Saw track is a standard feature on the RS Rage. It has been widely acclaimed in the industry as the best all around OEM track for acceleration, cornering bite and everyday trail usage. The Rip Saw track is the result of a collaborative effort between Yamaha and Camoplast.
  • Rear-exiting exhaust
    The exhaust is routed out the back of the sled in order to optimize and maximize airflow through the engine. The tuned system is specifically engineered to produce the Genesis 120’s broad powerband and also helps keep the sled in balance.
  • Lightweight hydraulic brake system
    The lightweight 4-piston brake system delivers solid stopping power without fading, even in high-use applications. It also incorporates a lightweight, double-finned, self-cooling brake disc.
  • Lightweight forged pistons
    The forged pistons used in the Genesis 120 engine are engineered for light weight and still allow high compression rates of 11.3:1 on 87 Octane gas. The piston design came out with the Genesis 120™ engine on the Vector™-class sleds.

  • Handling

  • Second generation front suspension geometry
    The geometry of the second generation front suspension features short spindles and long A-arms. The suspension was engineered to deliver excellent cornering stability and consistent turning effort throughout its travel stroke. It delivers 9 inches of vertical travel and sets the skis at 42.7 inches. Steering is consistent, because the spindles are maintained at a constant 23 degrees.
  • Aluminum HPG front shocks
    The High Pressure Gas (HPG) shocks on the RS Rage’s second generation front suspension geometry deliver consistent performance with excellent fade resistance. They are rebuildable and rechargeable for years of quality service.
  • Magnesium valve, crankcase and oil pump covers
    Yamaha incorporated liberal usage of ultra-lightweight magnesium material wherever possible to reduce weight on engine componentry. The use of magnesium became widespread on all Genesis-class engines.
  • Ultra-rigid Deltabox™ chassis
    The Deltabox chassis is designed specifically to house the Genesis engine family. It supports the engine and utilizes it in forming the most rigid chassis on the market. The more rigid the chassis, the more consistent the sled will handle.
  • CF die cast construction
    Yamaha’s Controlled Flow casting technique is used for many of the structural pieces on the chassis. The CF process draws the molten metal into the mold under a vacuum, reducing the formation of air bubbles in the material. As a result, pieces can be made much thinner and still deliver the strength characteristics of a conventionally cast, thicker piece.
  • Saddleless plastic skis
    The saddleless plastic ski reduces unsprung weight and its aggressive keel design provides strong bite to help the RS Rage corner.


  • Mono Shock™ RA 136 rear suspension
    The Mono Shock RA 136 cuts an amazing 12 pounds off of the ProAction™ 136 suspension. Like the 121-inch version, the 136 offers riders a full 20 clicks of compression adjustment on the 46mm aluminum HPG shock. The dial is located on the left of the tunnel, near the rider’s leg for easy access from the seat. The Mono Shock RA 136 delivers 11.7 inches of vertical travel.
  • Lightweight seat
    The lightweight seat is tall enough to allow riders a clear vantage point to scan the trail in front of them while maintaining a very traditional riding position. It also affords added comfort for a long day’s journey.
  • Digitally controlled hand and thumb warmers
    The RS Rage’s hand and thumb warmers have been consistently rated among the best in the industry. They are individually-controlled, with the settings shown on the digital gauge so that riders can see them. Owners can choose from 10 settings on the grips and 10 settings on the thumb warmers, as opposed to the hi/lo settings of most other sleds on the market.
  • Standard electric start
    Yamaha’s electric starter system allows consumers to fire up their RS Rage with the turn of the key. There is no pulling on a nylon cord to get this high-tech engine growling! Electric start has been a standard feature on all of Yamaha’s 4-stroke machines.
  • LCD gauge
    The digital gauge on the RS Rage allows the driver to see engine RPM and track speed data at a glance. The gauge also displays heater settings, fuel level, engine temperature and odometer. Yamaha digital gauges have become a standard of the industry. The digital readout has been copied by the competition almost across the board.
  • Tall windshield
    The RS Rage’s tall windshield offers excellent protection from cold wind and snow spray on long trail rides.
  • Specifications

    Type / Displacement / cc 4-Stroke, 973cc
    Cylinders Three
    Cooling Liquid
    Bore & Stroke / mm 79.0 X66.2
    Intake Design 2 Valves
    Ignition Digital T.C.I. w/Throttle Position Sensor
    Carburetion 40mm Keihin Carburetors
    Exhaust Rear Exhaust
    Clutch / Transmission YVXC, Variable Ratio, Reverse
    Disc. Brake Type 4 Piston Hydraulic w/Lightweight Rotor


    Front Suspension Independent, Double Wishbone
    Front Shocks 36mm HPG, Aluminum
    Front Travel / in. 9"
    Ski Type Lightweight Plastic, Saddleless Design
    Carbide Ski Runners Standard
    Stabilizer Bar Standard
    Rear Suspension Mono Shock™ RA
    Rear Shocks 46mm KYB w/Remote Adjust
    Rear Travel / in. 11.5"

    Overall Length / in. 118.1"
    Overall Width / in. 48"
    Overall Height / in. 47.8"
    Track/Width x Length x Height / in. 15" X 136" X 1.25" Camoplast Rip Saw™
    Estimated Dry Weight 564 lbs.
    Ski Stance (ctr. to ctr.) in. 42"
    Fuel Capacity / Gal. 10
    Fuel Type Regular Unleaded
    Oil Capacity / Qts. 3
    Engine Oil Type Yamalube 4, 0w-30, Cold Weather Formula

    Electric Start Standard
    Reverse Standard
    Hand & Thumb Warmers 10 Position Adjustable, Separate
    Windshield Height Tall
    Mirrors Optional
    Seating Capacity One
    Backrest N/A
    Rear Carrier Rack N/A
    Tow Hitch N/A
    Tunnel Protectors Standard
    Headlight Watts, Type 60/55W Halogen x 2
    High Beam Indicator Standard
    Oil & Temp Light Standard
    Fuel Gauge Type Electric (LCD), Low Fuel Warning Light
    Speedometer Standard (LCD, Digital)
    Odometer Standard (LCD Display)
    Tripmeter Standard, Dual (Large LCD Display)
    Tachometer Standard, (LCD)
    DC Outlet Optional
    Color Team Yamaha Blue
    Warranty 1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)

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