2017 Yamaha RS Venture TF

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RS Venture TF



Yamaha's Venture series holds a special place in the hearts of many owners for their ability to provide fantastic reliability with good fuel efficiency and a comfortable ride. RSVenture TF provides a meatier, fuel-injected engine and electric power steering, a feature that will greatly improve your ride quality and comfort. Throw in Yamaha Chip Controlled Throttle Engine Management system to provide crisp response and better fuel mileage.

  • YAMAHA MID PERFORMANCE ENGINE: Yamaha Chip Controlled Throttle, 3-Mode drive selection - Sport, Touring, Entry, Fuel-injected
  • ELECTRIC POWER STEERING: Speed and Torque Sensitive, Betters handling, Reduces rider fatigue
  • YAMAHA TUNER SKIS: Dart reduction pattern, Multiple carbide set-up options
Key Features
  • YAMAHA ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM: Yamaha Chip Controlled Throttle provides optimal air mixture for throttle position. D-mode controls fuel flow to allow for 3-Mode drive selection. Sport, Touring, and Entry Modes.
  • ELECTRIC POWER STEERING: Industry exclusive Electric Power Steering drastically reduces steering effort and delivers unprecedented handling capabilities.
  • DELTABOX II WITH RIDER-FORWARD POSITION: The Rider Forward Position of the Deltabox II chassis is achieved by positioning the handlebars and seated position high and forward. The rider can go from sitting to standing and back again, easily and comfortably. The combined mass of sled and driver is more centralized in this position, adding to the razor-sharp handling capabilities.
  • GENESIS 120FI ENGINE: The fuel-injected, low-revving, high-torque Genesis 120FI boasts a 6-horsepower gain with a 5-percent gain in fuel economy over the proven carbureted version. The large stator cranks out an additional 70 watts of electrical power. The Genesis 120FI: power up, fuel consumption down, smiles on faces.
  • ADVANCED FUEL INJECTION: The Genesis 120FI uses Yamaha's advanced fuel injection system to control fuel flow to the engine. Consumers enjoy the engine's hassle-free, spot-on performance and throttle response as a result of the advanced electronic fuel injection system.
  • STANDARD ELECTRIC START: Fire up your RS Venture with the simple turn of a key, thanks to electric start. There is no pulling on a nylon cord to get this high-tech engine growling! Electric start is a standard feature on all of Yamaha's 4-stroke machines.
  • ENGINE BRAKING REDUCTION SYSTEM: The unique Engine Braking Reduction System allows a small amount of air to pass through the fuel injection system when the throttle is released, for a smooth "coast" feeling.
  • DIGITAL GAUGE WITH LOADS OF DATA FEATURES: The RS Venture GT features a digital gauge that displays a wide variety of data. In addition to standard readouts like speed, engine RPM, dual trip meters and a clock, it also has an oil trip readout which tracks when it's time for an oil change and fuel trip readout which displays how many miles you've gone since the fuel light came on.
  • 151" X 15" X 1.25" CAMOPLAST® RIP SAW® TRACK: The Camoplast® Rip Saw® track has been widely acclaimed in the industry as the best all-around OEM track for acceleration, cornering bite and everyday trail usage. The Ripsaw track development is the result of a collaborative effort between Yamaha and Camoplast.
  • TUNER SKIS: The addition of Yamaha's acclaimed Tuner Dual Keel skis greatly reduce darting and offer a wide range of carbide set-up options, from mild to aggressive pattern.
  • LARGE WINDSHIELD: Designed for functionality and style, the windshield is engineered to deflect and direct cold air and snow spray away from both driver and passenger.
  • LARGE INTEGRATED HARDTOP STORAGE TRUNK: This cavernous cargo trunk has a beautifully integrated hardtop and features a weather-resistant gasket to help keep snow and moisture away from your cargo.
  • FULLY ADJUSTABLE BACKREST: Whether you're riding alone or with a friend, the fully adjustable backrest can be moved forward or aft with a simple lever release. It also has rotational adjustment to set the cushion for personalized comfort. The passenger's heated grips offer two height options for even more personalized fit.
  • PRO COMFORT CK REAR SUSPENSION: The Pro Comfort CK rear suspension is designed to deliver a very plush ride with great anti-bottoming performance. The skid carries a high-tech 40mm HPG clicker shock on the rear arm for simple adjustability for one rider or two. The suspension also features wheels with replaceable bearings and a trick-looking spoke design.
  • DUAL DC OUTLETS: You'll find an automotive-style outlet for cell phones, GPS or other electronic accessories, as well as an RCA-style plug near the left hand grip for your heated helmet visor or other small-plug accessories. The larger stator on the engine cranks out an additional 70 watts of power compared to previous models, so there is plenty of power on tap for both systems.
Additional Features
  • E.B.R.S. (Engine Braking Reduction System)
  • High output stator for more electrical output (+70 W)
  • Lightweight Magnesium head cover
  • Fuel Trip: keeps track of mileage once fuel level is low
  • Oil Trip: light reminds rider of oil changes
  • Dual DC outlets
  • Fully adjustable backrest that can move forward to the driver
  • Adjustable passenger grip height
  • Passenger grip warmers with separate adjustments
  • Wheels with replaceable bearings
  • Oil pressure sensing system for increased reliability and durability
  • Engine: 4 Stroke / Liquid cooled
  • Cylinders: 3-Cylinder / 1049cc
  • Bore And Stroke: 82 x 66.2mm
  • Intake Design: 2 Valves
  • Fuel Delivery: YCCT, 41mm Mikuni, Fuel injection
  • Ignition: Digital T.C.I. w/T.P.S.
  • Exhaust: 2 Valves, Rear Exhaust
  • Clutch/Transmission: YVXC
  • Disc Brake Type: 2 Piston Hydraulic, Ventilated Disc
  • Electric Start/Dc Output: Standard / Automotive & RCA
  • Reverse: Standard
  • Suspension (Front): Independent, Double Wishbone
  • Front Shocks: 36mm KYB® Aluminum HPG
  • Front Travel: 8.5" (216mm)
  • Ski Type: Tuner II
  • Suspension (Rear): Pro Comfort Suspension with Flip-up rails
  • Rear Shocks: 36mm, KYB® Aluminum HPG
  • Rear Travel: 13.8" (350mm)
  • Yamaha Performance Damper: N/A
Critical Data
  • Length: 126.6" (3215mm)
  • Width: 47.3" (1202mm)
  • Height: 54" (1380mm)
  • Track (Wxlxh): 15 X 151 X 1.25" (381 x 3835 x 31.8mm) Camoplast® RipsawTM
  • Ski Stance C To C: 42.5" (1080mm)
  • Fuel Capacity (L): 34.6
  • Hand And Thumb Warmers: Standard
  • Heated Seat: N/A
  • Headlights: 60/55W Halogen X 2
  • Electric Power Steering: Standard
  • Colour(S): Yamaha Blue
Yamaha Protection Plus (YPP)
  • Simplicity: While other plans can confuse you with deductibles, unexpected limits on mileage, parts coverage and claim paperwork hassles, our factory-backed Yamaha Protection Plus gives you bullet-proof protection from the unexpected. And it's as easy to understand and use as your Yamaha factory warranty.
  • Protection From Expensive Repair Bills: Yamaha Protection Plus will be there, whether your repair expense is a few dollars or a few thousand.
  • No Deductible to Pay - Ever: Under the Yamaha Protection Plus program, Yamaha picks up the entire cost of parts and labour to repair every applicable mechanical defect.
  • Yamaha Protection Plus Takes Over Where Your Factory Warranty Leaves Off: Yamaha's computerized warranty system is updated as soon as you buy coverage, so Yamaha Protection Plus takes over automatically -- and immediately -- when your factory warranty expires. You can even get Yamaha Protection Plus coverage on many pre-owned Yamaha models.
  • Added Value for Your Yamaha: Your Yamaha Protection Plus warranty is transferable, increasing the value of your Yamaha if you decide to sell or trade it in.
  • No Claim Forms: Since we already know your Yamaha, you don't have to fill out claim forms. Your Yamaha Protection Plus coverage information is available to every authorized Yamaha dealer nationwide.
  • Affordable Options: You can purchase years of our Yamaha Protection Plus coverage for a fraction of what a single major repair could cost you. We offer you the option to use the Yamaha Power Finance or loan Credit Card Program to purchase coverage. Just talk to your Yamaha dealer to discuss your options.
  • Real Peace of Mind: With Yamaha Protection Plus, Yamaha is ready to step in to make any needed repairs (excluding those repairs due to normal wear or aging) using genuine parts and factory authorized service for the full duration of your coverage.
YPP For Snowmobiles
  • YAMAHA PROTECTION PLUS DOES NOT COVER FAILURES RESULTING FROM: Commercial or Rental Usage, Racing or competition, Modification of original parts, Installation or use of non-authorized parts or accessories, Use of lubricants, oil and fuel oil mixture other than those recommended in the owner's manual, Accidents or collision or theft damage, Submersion, Fire, Appearance related damage - scratches, dents, fading, flaking, peeling, Normal wear and tear or lack of maintenance, Abuse or neglect, Improper storage, Corrosion, Operated on surfaces not covered with sufficient snow
  • THE FOLLOWING PARTS ARE NOT COVERED: Drive belts, Skis, ski wear rods and ski skins, Sliders, tracks, track clips, Batteries, Oil, lubes, filters, spark plugs, Light bulbs, sealed beams and fuses, High tension cables, Seat and/or covers, Idler wheels and bearings, Brake pads, Drive chain and sprockets, Primary clutch tuning parts, Secondary clutch tuning parts, Body, windshield and other cosmetic parts, 20,000 km mileage limit *



Engine Type
4 Stroke
Bore x Stroke
82 x 66.2mm
Engine Cooling
Liquid cooled


Brake Type
2 Piston Hydraulic, Ventilated Disc


Front Suspension
Independent, Double Wishbone
Front Travel
8.5 in. (216mm)
Rear Suspension
Pro Comfort Suspension with Flip-up rails
Rear Travel
13.8 in. (350mm)
Ski Type
Tuner II
Ski Stance
42.5 in. (1080mm)
Track Dimensions
15 X 151 X 1.25 in. (381 x 3835 x 31.8mm) Camoplast® RipsawTM


60/55W Halogen X 2
Fuel Capacity
34.6 L
Yamaha Blue


Electric Start
Hand & Thumb Warmers

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