I have been riding for 40 years and now drive an RX-1. I would like to know if there is a faster sled out there with the long lasting dependability of a Yamaha?
I seem to be first on the long straight trails where we travel 110+ miles per hour for 30 to 40 minutes at a time.
I have had no problems with the RX-1 and now have 22,000 on it.
Just looking for a change with more speed.
Thanks for your email!
Sounds like you’re riding very fast!
Okay, if you want to stay in the Yamaha 4 stroke camp you can buy the new 160 HP Apex – it is faster than your 03 RX-1.
If you want to look in the other camps there are three very potent 800 2-strokes from Arctic Cat, Ski-Doo and Polaris. All of them will out run your RX-1. So will the 4-stroke Turbo AC, the 1200 4 TEC SD and the 750 Turbo Polaris.
The dependability question is a good one. Nowadays, perception is that 4-strokes are more reliable, however it is mostly a perception. In the past it was probably more a reality than it is now.
Hope this helps.