The Drive®

 

We designed The DRIVE to bring a smile to the fleet owner. Yamaha has the lowest maintenance costs of any fleet in the industry. We guarantee it. (Smiling yet?)
How do we do it? The only golf car bumpers rated for 5 mph impacts. And they're the same height front and rear, to minimize damage in the barn. An automotive style dash that provides your golfers with all the creature comforts and puts everything within easy reach. Thermoplastic olefin body panels that are puncture resistant, cold-weather resistant, and closely color matched to the extra-durable automotive-grade polyurethane paint that goes on them. And on the electric, a motor control unit that moderates speed on downhill stretches and simultaneously recharges the batteries.

If your thinking The DRIVE will revolutionize the industry, your'e right. And we're thinking your course would be a great place to start.

The DRIVE® Gas Specifications

DIMENSIONS
OVERALL LENGTH 94.3 in. (2395 mm)
OVERALL WIDTH 47.2 in. (1200 mm)
OVERALL HEIGHT (with suntop) 70.4 in. (1789 mm)
OVERALL HEIGHT (without suntop) 46.9 in. (1190 mm)
WHEELBASE 64.6 in. (1640 mm)
FRONT WHEEL TREAD 34.3 in. (870 mm)
REAR WHEEL TREAD 38.6 in. (980 mm)
MINIMUM GROUND CLEARANCE 4.3 in. (110 mm)
ENGINE/DRIVE TRAIN
ENGINE TYPE Yamaha built, low emission single cylinder 60° incline OHV
DISPLACEMENT 357 cm³
BORE x STROKE 85 x 63 mm
HORSEPOWER 11.4 HP (8.5 Kw/3500 rpm)
COMPRESSION RATIO 8.1:1
LUBRICATION SYSTEM Splash style positive oil lubrication
OIL CAPACITY 1 U.S. quart (1 liter, 1000 cc)
AIR CLEANER Two stage, urethane-foam pre-cleaner and high-capacity pleated paper cartridge
COOLING SYSTEM Forced air
CARBURETOR Mikuni BV26-18
IGNITION SYSTEM Transistor magneto ignition
TRANSAXLE EnduraDrive™ V-belt automatic forward/reverse transaxle equipped with high-precision helical gears, 11.40:1 drive axle ratio
CHASSIS
FRAME HybriCore™ Chassis features a robotically welded automotive ladder-style frame mated to a polypropylene structural floor. Frame is protected with a multi-step full-immersion phosphate treatment, electro-deposition epoxy-based coating, and a electrostatically applied polyester/urethane powder topcoat
BODY Custom-formulated thermoplastic olefin, painted with a two-part topcoat of high-luster automotive grade polyurethane
STEERING Self-compensating double reduction helical rack-and-pinion, permanently lubricated with sealed bearings and greaseless tie-rod ends
FRONT SUSPENSION Tru-Trak II™ fully independent automotive-style strut suspension
REAR SUSPENSION Unit swing arm with coil springs over hydraulic shock absorbers
BRAKES Maintenance-free internal transaxle disc brake
SEATING Seamless, fabric-backed vinyl bonded to pure, virgin foam contoured seat cushions and mated to a warp and moisture resistant polypropylene bottom, strengthened with plated steel inserts
BUMPERS Front and rear 5 mph energy-absorbing bumpers
PERFORMANCE
MAX FORWARD SPEED 15 mph (24 km/h)
MAX REVERSE SPEED 11.4 mph (18.4 km/h)
TURNING RADIUS 9.2 ft (2.8 m)
GENERAL
DRY WEIGHT (less battery) 562 lbs (255 kg)
FUEL TANK CAPACITY 6.3 US gal (24.0 L)
TIRE SIZE 18.00 x 8.50-8.00 (4-ply rating)
SEATING CAPACITY 2 persons
AVAILABLE PAINT COLORS Glacier, Emerald, Garnet, Sandstone Metallic, Cobalt Metallic, Anthracite Metallic, Onyx Metallic
AVAILABLE SEAT & SUNTOP COLOR Stone
WARRANTY
Warranty Standard 4-year limited vehicle warranty

*Specifications subject to change without notice

The DRIVE® Electric Specifications

DIMENSIONS
OVERALL LENGTH 94.3 in. (2395 mm)
OVERALL WIDTH 47.2 in. (1200 mm)
OVERALL HEIGHT (with suntop) 70.4 in. (1789 mm)
OVERALL HEIGHT (without suntop) 46.9 in. (1190 mm)
WHEELBASE 64.6 in. (1640 mm)
FRONT WHEEL TREAD 34.3 in. (870 mm)
REAR WHEEL TREAD 38.6 in. (980 mm)
MINIMUM GROUND CLEARANCE 4.3 in. (110 mm)
POWER SUPPLY/DRIVE TRAIN
MOTOR Hitachi 48-volt high-efficiency, shunt wound motor with internal solid state tachometer
OUTPUT RATING 3.5 hp (2.6 kW) for 30 minutes
MOTOR CONTROL UNIT Yamaha-built solid state microprocessor with high-efficiency MOSFET switching. 270 amp armature output, 20 amp field output
TRANSAXLE EnduraDrive™ direct coupled transaxle equipped with high-precision helical gears, 12.49:1 drive axle ratio
BATTERIES Four 12-volt Trojan T1275 Batteries
CHARGER Yamaha-built automatic microprocessor-based high frequency switching regulated charger with I.E.I.-type charging profile, an industry first. 17 amp DC max output at 48 volts, 9.5 amp 120 volt AC. Underwriters Laboratories (U.L.) Listed. C.S.A. Certified
CHASSIS
FRAME HybriCore™ Chassis features a robotically welded automotive ladder-style frame mated to a polypropylene structural floor. Frame is protected with a multi-step full-immersion phosphate treatment, electro-deposition epoxy-based coating, and a electrostatically applied polyester/urethane powder topcoat
BODY Custom-formulated thermoplastic olefin, painted with a two-part topcoat of high-luster automotive grade polyurethane
STEERING Self-compensating double reduction helical rack-and-pinion, permanently lubricated with sealed bearings and greaseless tie-rod ends
FRONT SUSPENSION Tru-Trak II™ fully independent automotive-style strut suspension
REAR SUSPENSION Unit swing arm with coil springs over hydraulic shock absorbers
BRAKES Maintenance-free internal transaxle disc brake
SEATING Seamless, fabric-backed vinyl bonded to pure, virgin foam contoured seat cushions and mated to a warp and moisture resistant polypropylene bottom, strengthened with plated steel inserts
BUMPERS Front and rear 5 mph energy-absorbing bumpers
PERFORMANCE
MAX FORWARD SPEED 15 mph (24 km/h)
MAX REVERSE SPEED 5 mph (8 km/h)
TURNING RADIUS 9.2 ft (2.8 m)
GENERAL
DRY WEIGHT (less batteries) 536 lbs (243 kg)
TIRE SIZE 18.00 x 8.50-8.00 (4-ply rating)
SEATING CAPACITY 2 persons
AVAILABLE PAINT COLORS Glacier, Emerald, Garnet, Sandstone Metallic, Cobalt Metallic, Anthracite Metallic, Onyx Metallic
AVAILABLE SEAT & SUNTOP COLOR Stone
WARRANTY
Warranty Standard 4-year limited vehicle warranty

*Specifications subject to change without notice