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Review of Yamaha 2017 Raider Touring Motorcycle

The new Yamaha 2017 Raider Touring Motorcycle is one of the fantastic bikes of Yamaha Brand, and it is from the Star Cruiser Line. This cruiser bike is an ultimate marriage of chopper-inspired style, and it has an incredible 1854 cc air-cooled V-twin performance. This touring motorcycle has got the muscular body like 2017 Yamaha Stryker. It offers an excellent riding position and has a superb design. The bike is best for long and comfortable rides. The graphics and design are mind blowing plus the quality components make it extremely responsive bike. The review of new Yamaha 2017 Raider Touring Motorcycle is written below.

Yamaha 2017 Raider Touring Motorcycle

Yamaha 2017 Raider Touring Motorcycle – Specification and Price


The newly launched Yamaha 2017 Raider Touring Motorcycle comes with the 113 cubic inch or 1854 cc powerful engine. It features an air-cooled cooling system, OHV with 4-valvers per cylinder. The new pushrod 48-degree V-twin pumps out the max torque at just 2500 RPM and the max power at 4500 RPM. It provides powerful, relaxed and comfortable cruising experience. These stylish pushrod-activated valves are the two spark plugs per cylinder offers the optimum combustion efficient along with the classic design of the engine. The special custom machining of the cooling fin edges gives an impressive appearance to the engine, especially when light hits them at different angles. The new Ceramic-composite plated cylinders offer the superior heat dissipation with the forged pistons cooled by the oil jets. This system gives an outstanding reliability and longer engine life.

Yamaha 2017 Raider Touring Motorcycle

This engine features an impressive compression ratio of 9.5:1 and has aggressive can timing that increases the power output across the board. The advanced fuel injection system is used in the engine. It features the Computer-controlled, twin-bore fuel injection various engine parameter to manage the perfect mixture under all conditions. It contains the wide-angle 12-hole fuel injectors providing an excellent atomization. The new 3.5 litres of the airbox is hidden in the safe area below the fuel tank for superior performance and clean style. The new Two-into-one-into-two exhaust with an Exhaust Ultimate Power valve (EXUP) inside boosts the torque in the 2500-3500 RPM range.

Yamaha 2017 Raider Touring Motorcycle

Chassis/ Suspension

The new Yamaha 2017 Raider Touring Motorcycle comes with an aluminium cast frame. It is light, rigid and it especially tuned for authentic handling. This bike also features the light aluminium swingarm casting complements to achieve the stylish look. The low sculpted seat firmly holds the rider in the place and the pullback handlebar reach to the rider is a casual and urban cruising style. This mechanics provides an important riding position for low fatigue and more comfortable ride. The new yoke angle of 6-degree is used in it. It makes it possible to achieve the custom raked-out look as well as neutral handling and a straight-line usability by combining the 33-degree rake plus the 6-degrees yoke angle to offers the 2017 Raider a total rake of about 39 degrees and 102 mm of the trail. The new Yamaha 2017 Raider Touring Motorcycle features the custom 5-spoke aluminium wheels with the 120/70 profile with the front tire of 21 inches. The full rear wheel has a profile of 210/80-18. Its tires are tallest and widest tires. The plush suspension with the 46 mm of fork tubes serve as the sweet appearance, and it has an excellent ride through 5.1 inches of wheel travel. There is a single shock at the back, which is tucked-out-of-sight offers the smooth ride under varying loads. A stylish fuel tank with the capacity of 4.2 gallons is used in it. The new front brakes containing the master cylinder with an integrated lever operates the pair of 298 mm of front discs is squeezed by big 4-piston monoblock callipers. The floating single-piston calliper grips the rear brake with 310 mm of a disc. The braking system provides an excellent stopping power. This touring bike features the strong, light and narrow belt as a final drive. It contains embedded carbon fibre for greater strength. The wiring harness uses the super-slim wires for low weight and compactness. The switchgear wiring is routed inside the handlebar for much cleaner appearance.

Yamaha 2017 Raider Touring Motorcycle

Additional Features

The new Yamaha 2017 Raider Touring Motorcycle comes with an excellent Jewel-like fit and its finishes. It contains the star quality paint and chrome to get the attention of everyone. This touring motorcycle features the new tank mounted instrumentation complements with the custom look. It includes an analogue speedometer and the fuel gauge along with the twin digital trip meter, clock, odometer, self-diagnostics and adjustable brightness. The new Bright multi-reflector headlight, LED taillight and the new custom amber LED turn signals are positioned behind the clear lenses to offer the custom look. The right-thumb activated accessory driving light switch is ready for accessory lighting. There is a 02 sensor, and the three-way catalyst reduces the emissions.

Unique Key Features

  • Form and Function.
  • Kicked-out Front Fork.
  • Stylish Custom Wheels.
  • Real Steel Fenders.
  • Ready to CustomizeReady to Travel.

Yamaha 2017 Raider Touring Motorcycle

Yamaha 2017 Raider Touring Motorcycle – Price

The new Yamaha 2017 Raider Touring Motorcycle comes with the Rave colour. It is available from October 2016 with the price of $15,199 only.

Yamaha 2017 Raider Touring Motorcycle – Specs


Engine Type 113-cubic-inch (1854 cc) air-cooled OHV V-twin; 8 valves
Bore x Stroke 100 mm x 118 mm
Compression Ratio 9.5:1
Fuel Delivery Electronic fuel injection
Ignition TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition
Transmission 5-speed; multi-plate wet clutch
Final Drive Belt

Yamaha 2017 Raider Touring Motorcycle Specs


Suspension / Front Telescopic fork, 5.1 inches travel
Suspension / Rear Swingarm, 3.5 inches travel
Brakes / Front Dual hydraulic disc, 298 mm
Brakes / Rear Hydraulic disc, 310 mm
Tires / Front 120/70-21
Tires / Rear 210/40-18

Yamaha 2017 Raider Touring Motorcycle Specs


L x W x H 101.2 inches x 36.4 inches x 45.9 inches
Seat Height 27.4 inches
Wheelbase 70.9 inches
Rake (Caster Angle) n/a
Trail n/a
Maximum Ground Clearance 5.7 inches
Fuel Capacity 4.2 gallons
Fuel Economy 42 mpg
Wet Weight 734 lb

Yamaha 2017 Raider Touring Motorcycle Specs


Warranty 1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)

Yamaha 2017 Raider Touring Motorcycle


This article gives the complete review of new Yamaha 2017 Raider Touring Motorcycle. Yamaha Brand has proved one again to be the Best Bike Selling Brand by launching this amazing cruiser bike. This tourer bike was giving an amazing ride to some the rider to have a comfortable long ride. Yamaha has focused on the graphics, design and performance of this bike. Don’t wait too long because the new Yamaha 2017 Raider Touring Motorcycle is available now and purchase it and leave your comments here.

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