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: PERFORMANCE Three Speed Transmission The Hi/Lo transmission with reverse is workhorse one minute, and a versatile trail cruiser the next. With a simple to use manual actuated lever, you can select from normal high range for cruising to low range and pull heavy loads. Special Clutch Calibration Yamaha engineers developed a clutch calibration to maximize the VK's ability while keeping the sled's utility application in mind. The result is a setup that has very smooth engagement and roll out, without sacrificing overall operating performance. HANDLING TSS Front Suspension TSS Struts offer the ultimate solution for snow deep mobility and durable simplicity. High Flotation UHMW Skis Wide skis deliver added flotation when traveling off-trail, while an engineered keel provides predictable handling and easy to steer manners.