2018 Yamaha VK540 CONQUER SNOW For all, snowmobiling is a way of life. But for some, that way of life is dependent on a machine built to work. The VK540 is engineered to be tough, with all the dependable workhorse features you would need to complete any winter work. Tested in Yamaha's engineered wind tunnel to develop a body and windshield that would hold up against the harsh polar conditions, inside and out the VK540 is ready and waiting to work. 540 2-STROKE FAN COOLED ENGINE Proven 540cc 2-stroke engine Improved midrange torque and reduced fuel consumption by nearly 25% Legendary VK540 reliability with updated features HEATED MIKUNI TM33 CARBURETOR Delivers crisp throttle response Small dual electronic heater coils stabilize idle speed Reduced plug fouling NEW TUNNEL DESIGN Includes large snow evacuation holes on running boards with traction Lightweight, high-tensile steel Maintains VK540's legendary rugged durability in the toughest conditions Features may include: 540 2-Stroke Fan Cooled Engine A proven 540 2-stroke engine powers this ultra dependable utility snowmobile. Based on the legendary 540, Yamaha engineers improved midrange torque and reduced fuel consumption by nearly 25 percent. The improved efficiency meets current emissions standards with even more reliability than its predecessor. Heated Mikuni TM33 Carburetor The heated Mikuni TM33 flat slide carburetor delivers crisp throttle response. Small dual electronic heater coils embedded in the carburetor body stabilizes idle speed and reduces plug fouling. Dual-Bulb Headlight The VK540 features a dual-bulb headlight. The twin headlights throws more light on the trail than the previous single bulb design, and is fully integrated in the overall styling cues. Hi-Output Stator Ring Design The VK540 has a large, multi-coil stator ring design to develop over twice the electrical output of the previous model. The 400 watt output is used to power the new carb heaters, new twin-bulb headlight, the hand warmers and other accessories. Large Capacity Fuel Tank Enjoy extended range and expanded work capability with a large fuel tank. The tank boasts a capacity of 11.6-gallons. Combine that with the clean-running engine and you'll see nearly double the range on a single tank of fuel, as compared to the original VK540.