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2009 Rhino 450 Auto 4×4

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Key Features:

  • This groundbreaking off-road recreational side-by-side is like nothing else on the market—a way to get out there in style and comfort with a friend and your gear.
  • Comfortable interior with automotive-type controls: Steering wheel, left-side foot brake pedal/right-side foot accelerator pedal, center-mounted console shifter and parking brake lever, turn-to-start ignition switch, indicator lights and 12-volt accessory outlet.
  • 421cc liquid-/oil-cooled, four-stroke engine and light weight add up to great all-around performance, excellent terrainability and great fuel efficiency.
  • Industry-exclusive fully automatic Ultramatic® transmission with dual-range (Hi/Lo) drive and reverse is the most advanced drive system available. Maintaining constant belt tension reduces wear, gives instant throttle response and provides industry-exclusive all-wheel downhill engine braking.
  • Industry-exclusive three-position On-Command® In/Out 4WD feature lets you switch between 2WD, limited-slip 4WD and fully locked differential 4WD—all with the simple push of a button.
  • Fully independent four-wheel suspension: Double-wishbones front and rear deliver 7.3 inches of wheel travel, and five-way preload-adjustable shocks provide maximum tire contact and comfort while navigating rough terrain.
  • Thick bucket seats and that great long-travel suspension system work together to provide the smoothest ride in the industry.

Engine:

  • Super-reliable overhead-cam 421cc liquid-cooled engine produces abundant low-rev torque, fat midrange and serious top-end muscle.
  • Dual-range (Hi/Lo) drive with reverse taps into more pulling power in low and more performance in high than any machine in its class.
  • Console-mounted dual-range (H/L/N/R) shift lever.
  • 33mm Mikuni BSR carburetor and high-output DC-CDI ignition serve up great throttle response and excellent fuel efficiency.
  • Sealed drive case keeps out water and debris, and a hand-operated side cover drain lets out what little gets in.
  • Specially designed full stainless steel-exhaust system features aluminum heat shields and a screen-type spark arrestor for superb power characteristics with minimum noise output.
  • Large-capacity aluminum radiator and oil cooler with fan-assist delivers maximum cooling efficiency and is positioned high in the frame for optimal protection.
  • Specially designed drive system air intake vent prevents overheating and keeps water and mud from entering drive case.
  • Easy-access, tool-free air filter box.

Chassis/Suspension:

  • CAD-designed steel frame is lightweight and features outstanding durability with superior rigidity for superb handling.
  • Light, responsive rack-and-pinion steering features a fully sealed steering column and double U-jointed steering linkage for smooth operation and class-leading turning radius—even in 4WD.
  • Large-diameter ventilated hydraulic front disc brakes and shaft-mounted hydraulic rear disc provide outstanding stopping power in a variety of conditions.
  • 12.1-inch ground clearance delivers maximum underbelly protection while enhancing terrainability.
  • Low-maintenance front shaft drive features gear case and electronic servo-activated 2WD/4WD/Diff lock via the On-Command system.
  • Direct rear shaft drive eliminates the U-joint for greater durability and more efficient power transfer at all rpm.

  • Heavy-duty CV joint guards protect against rock and debris damage.
  • Stamped steel dump bed is rated to haul 400 pounds of gear. Center-mounted 2-inch receiver trailer hitch comes standard and can tow over 1200 pounds.

Additional Features:

  • Comfortable passenger grab handles.
  • Large, specially designed seats are extra plush and supportive for all-day driver and passenger comfort.
  • Tough, rotomolded doors keep mud, water and dirt on the trail where they belong.
  • Operator and passenger seat belts.
  • Dual 30-watt multi-reflector Krypton bulb headlights with high/low beams feature stylishly sleek cat-eye design; dual 5-watt/21-watt tail/brake lights.
  • Large, 7.9-gallon fuel tank features a fuel level gauge.
  • Large style headrests for good looks and comfort.
  • Tough wrinkle-finish coating on the upper frame.
  • Maintenance-free battery provides power, even in cold weather.
  • Built in Newnan, GA, USA.
  • Optional digital instrument panel boasts multifunction LCD display with speedometer, odometer, dual tripmeters, hour meter, 4WD status, transmission position, and clock.

Engine:

Type: 421cc liquid-cooled w/fan, 4-stroke; SOHC, 4 valves
Bore x Stroke: 84.5mm x 75mm
Compression Ratio: 10.0:1
Carburetion: Mikuni 33mm BSR
Ignition: DC – CDI
Starting System: Electric
Transmission: Yamaha Ultramatic® V-belt with all-wheel engine braking/H, L, N, R
Drive Train: Yamaha On-Command® pushbutton;3-way locking differential; 2WD,4WD, locked 4WD; shaft drive

Chassis:

Suspension/Front: Independent double wishbone; 5-way preload adjustment, 7.3-in travel
Suspension/Rear: Independent double wishbone; 5-way preload adjustment, 7.3-in travel
Brakes/Front: Dual hydraulic disc, twin piston
Brakes/Rear: Hydraulic disc, self-adjusting, shaft mounted
Tires/Front: AT25x8-12 NHS
Tires/Rear: AT25x10-12 NHS

Dimensions:

L x W x H: 113.6” x 54.4” x 73.0”
Wheelbase: 75.2 in
Turning Radius: 153.5 in
Ground Clearance: 12.1 in
Fuel Capacity: 7.9 gal
Wet Weight: 1105 lb
Bed Capacity: 400 lb
Towing Capacity: 1212 lb

Other:

Instrumentation: Fuel sight gauge, 4WD Indicator lights (optional digital speedo/fuel)
Lighting: Dual 30W Krypton multi-reflector headlights & dual 21/5W brake light
Warranty: 6 Month (Limited Factory Warranty)

MSRP:
$8,799 (Red) Available from June 2008
$8,799 (Hunter Green) Available from June 2008
$9,349 (Realtree® AP HD® Camouflage) Available from June 2008

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