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2012 Yamaha YFZ450R SE & Raptor 700R SE ATV

2013 Yamaha YFZ 450R SE & Raptor 700R SE ATV Glamis Ride
The 11th Annual Yamaha Special Edition ATVs Glamis Sand Dunes Ride
Article By: Kevin Hill

Glamis, CA (2/2/2013) - Yamaha invited out to Imperial Sand Dunes in California for the eleventh annual Special Edition Glamis sand dunes ride event, and for 2013, Yamaha once again released both the YFZ450R SE and Raptor 700R SE sport ATV models.

For 2013, the Yamaha Raptor 700R received several noticeable updates in styling and performance.  The most noticeable change to the Raptor 700R for 2013 is its new more aggressive fender styling which included new fenders and hood for a more aggressive look.  Also, The Raptor 700R now has a twin piston rear brake caliper for improved stopping power, and the Dunlop tires have been replaced for 2013 with new Maxxis tires, which is a leader among performance tires.

Yamaha Raptor 700R SE ATV
Yamaha YFZ450R SE ATV
2013 Yamaha Raptor 700R SE ATV
2013 Yamaha YFZ450R SE ATV

In addition to the new features for 2013, the Raptor 700R Special Edition model has black fenders with a red hood and tank cover along with a stylish custom graphics kit.  Also, it features a GYTR black front bumper and heel guards.

Yamaha Raptor 700R SE ATV GYTR Front Bumper
Yamaha YFZ450R SE ATV GYTR Front Bumper
Both the 2013 Yamaha Raptor 700R Special Edition & 2013 Yamaha YFZ450R Special Edition ATV come standard with aggressive looking GYTR black front bumpers

Yamaha Raptor 700R Heel Guards
Yamaha Raptor 700R SE also comes with GYTR aluminum Heel Guards
As for the 2013 Yamaha YFZ450R SE, it also features a GYTR black front bumper along with midnight blue / black fenders with stylish custom graphics.  Also, SE also comes with a black seat, frame, swing-arm, and powder coated shock springs, which really adds to the look for the Special Edition YFZ450R ATV.

Another cool feature on the YFZ450R SE is the addition of the quick release fender fasteners for easier plastic removal without the use of any tools, which not only work great, but they also add to the styling of the YFZ450R SE.

Camp N' Style Campers Glamis Sand Dunes
When we arrived in Glamis, Yamaha had a caravan of Camp-N-Style Weekend Warrior campers for our two night stay at the legendary Glamis Sand Dunes

After driving for a few hours, we arrived at the Glamis Sand Dunes, which would be our home for the next couple of days. Yamaha had us setup to stay in Camp ‘n Style campers, and Camp Chef was back with all their great outdoor cooking gear to keep us feed during our extended stay in the dunes.

Camp Chef Outdoor Gas Cooking Products
Camp Chef Outdoor Gas Cooking Products
Camp Chef's Matt Anderson & Lane Johnson were on hand to cook us incredible meals each day with their high quality outdoor cooking gear. To check out Camp Chef's full line of products , be sure to check out

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