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YXZ has out for almost a week and no YouTube shots of it racing other SXS??? That is unusual! Most other SXS releases it only take a few hours.
 

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With the aftermarket guys receiving them soon, you will start seeing those videos. They should hit the dealers around the first of sept. I'm guessing they will be pretty close in a drag race without turbos.
 

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I hope so. We have a dealer in SoCal that sells all the major SXS brands. they got their YXZ Tuesday. I am surprise they did load it up with a couple competitors turbo models and head for the desert.
 

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I've been hoping to see some side by side comparison too.
 

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My prediction is the YXZ will beat the NAxp1k and it will hang with the Turbo models till about 40mph and then the turbos will start to pull on it.

This is just a guess, can't wait to see a couple videos of the comparison though.
 

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Don't forget the this thing starts to really wake up 50 or so from what they say. its suppose to pull n pull real hard the faster u go. That's what I take anyway n that's without the turbo.
 

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Ever see Polaris, can am, or any brand advertise a new machine outside of its strengths? Tearing the whoops and running high speed desert is the theme that's projected. If it was faster in a drag, you'd see that too. It will need boost to kick some arse there, or a long straight if the top speed is indeed 90mph. Mine will have boost:)
 
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The way these drivers are talking, there is no comparison
Yea, but these drivers are factory reps, factory racers, and dealers. Heck, even the dealers didn't get to drive them on that grand opening video... they where just riding passengers.

That's why I can't wait to see real world videos on youtube... you know, the drunk ******* that says, "Hold my beer so we can line 'em up." Those types of videos. LOL
 

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Yea, but these drivers are factory reps, factory racers, and dealers. Heck, even the dealers didn't get to drive them on that grand opening video... they where just riding passengers.

That's why I can't wait to see real world videos on youtube... you know, the drunk ******* that says, "Hold my beer so we can line 'em up." Those types of videos. LOL
Something to think about is that anybody's grandmas can drive a side x side propelled by a rubber band. Ok, the recluse mod for those fellers.. lol . Drivers skill will start to come into play now.
 

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If this machine loses 15% through the drivetrain in 2wd (which is pretty standard on a trans like this) then it will still make 95 ish hp at the wheels. I have looked for a dry weight but only found wet which is 1500lbs. Wet can mean many things oil, coolant and fuel. I'm guessing dry is in the 1300 lb range. The turbo rzr is 1500 lbs dry (from there site). I'm not sure what the turbo rzr makes to the wheels but say 140hp advertised and it loses 35% due to the power robbing cvt (which is also common as I've seen on my dyno hundreds of times) then that puts rear wheel hp in the 91 range. Just say 95-99 hp to the wheels. With a machine that is a couple hundred pounds lighter and a lightning fast transition from throttle to wheel movement with a 5 speed trans.

That being said the factory turbo sxs (Polaris and can am) on the market could be in trouble in a drag race.

This is my opinion.
 

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I just read a turbo rzr makes in the 100rwhp range and the 16' turbo can am makes 92-94rwhp. If this yamaha comes in the mid 90 rwhp range and a manual teams these turbo cars are in trouble.

I can't wait for dyno numbers and some videos.
 

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When we saw the Maverick turbo beat the Rzr turbo, we got our deposit back.
Also, the Rzr Turbo is several $1000's more OTD.
These machines are already expensive.

The YXZ is pretty much plug and play and performs without the turbo.

If the Rzr drops its turbo price, we may re-consider one for the girls in the family that don't like to shift.
 

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In a drag race the rzr and canam can just smash the pedal and go....do you guys think that letting the clutch out and shifting is gonna hurt the yxz in a drag?

I would think that dumping the clutch and shifting would just spin for awhile..
 

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A YXZ is in between a xds and XPT for dry weight, nothing holds 110-140lbs or more of fluid. 9 U.S. Gal of gas is 54lbs, maybe 20lbs the rest of the unit, do the math. '15 xds Mavericks are showing 23-26% loss in driveline to the wheels depending on conditions, as in 90-94bhp, I've read 15-20% for a YXZ. It will be over by the first shift racing a '15 xds let alone any of the '16 models. If the road is long enough it should catch up if the 90mph top end is true. I'm not getting one for drag racing, it wasn't designed for that. Long legs, with piles of boost, sounds great to me. Plus I can't bring family. Lol.
 
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