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New graphics complement the Raptor 700R’s unique look this year. range of conditions, elevations and temperatures. Competition-spec dry-sump lubrication system boosts usable horsepower and keeps overall engine size more compact. Digital TCI w/16-bit elec- tronic control unit controls fuel injection and ignition systems for improved performance and better throttle response. Reliable push button elec- tric start in any gear adds extra convenience. Race-bred five-speed trans- mission with reverse, along with Raptor 700R’s meaty pow- erband, means there’s a choice of gears in any situation. YZ-spec ratchet shifter en- sures smooth, resistance-free shifting under power. Heavy- duty clutch features extra-stur- dy basket and plates designed to harness the Raptor 700R’s power. Easy-to-reach oil filter and tool-free air filter provide added convenience. Chassis Tech From its aggressive new styling features that give the Raptor 700R SE a sleek and stylish look, to its new color schemes of Special Edition blue or Black Fury, this ma- chine is ready to rip. DIRT ILLustrated \\\\\\ April 2013 + Page 56 State-of-the-art chassis combines a steel front section with an aluminum rear section and detachable subframe to create a super-strong structure. Piggyback shocks provide excellent sport-riding comfort,