Yamaha Donates Vehicle to Great Cause

Yamaha Motor Corp. recently donated a SxS vehicle to a great cause, the SEAL-Naval Special Warfare Family Foundation. The proceeds will be going to the organization’s mission of supporting SEAL members’ families.

Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., has donated a new Special Edition Tactical Black Viking EPS SxS vehicle to the SEAL-Naval Special Warfare Family Foundation. The Assembled in U.S.A. Viking will be auctioned at an upcoming Foundation fundraiser near San Diego with proceeds going to the organization’s mission of supporting SEAL members’ families.

The SEAL-NSW Family Foundation is a San Diego based 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization that raises awareness and funds for special programs in direct support of the Naval Special Warfare (NSW) families on a local, national and global scale. Details about the upcoming fundraiser on March 22 are at http://supportourwarriors.org/.

“The SEAL-NSW Family Foundation assists in supporting the families of the brave SEALs while they are protecting us, thanks to the generosity of companies like Yamaha who are committed to our military and the sacrifice our soldiers,” said Leona Sublett, director of operations, SEAL-NSW Family Foundation.

“The SEAL-NSW Family Foundation has an important mission, and Yamaha Motor U.S.A. is proud to make this donation as well as help spread awareness of the Foundation, its mission and its needs,” said Steve Nessl, Yamaha’s ATV/SxS group marketing manager. “The people that this Foundation serves have extraordinary responsibilities in their daily lives, and their families deserve extraordinary support from the rest of us.”

Yamaha introduced the new Special Edition Tactical Black Viking EPS SxS at the Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show in Las Vegas earlier this month. The new SE Viking combines an aggressive flat black painted appearance and popular accessories -- molded sun top, overfenders, mud flaps, an under-seat storage box, bed rail accessory mounts and exclusive black cast aluminum wheels -- with classic Yamaha durability and off-road capabilities. The SE Tactical Black Viking 4x4 EPS will be available in the spring of 2014 with an MSRP of $13,749.

“Yamaha is proud to support American servicemen and women and their families whether through this donation, our sponsorship of the Honored American Veterans Afield or through our involvement in the Ride for the Military motorcycle safety training,” Nessl said. “We encourage everyone to check out the SEAL-NSW Family Foundation to determine how they can also get involved.”

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About Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A.

Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., (YMUS) a leader in the motorsports market, makes the toughest, most capable and versatile ATV and Side-by-Side vehicles. The company’s ever-expanding product offerings also include motorcycles, outboard motors, personal watercraft, snowmobiles, boats, outdoor power equipment, accessories, apparel and much more. YMUS products are sold through a nationwide network of dealers in the United States.

Headquartered in Cypress, Calif., since its incorporation in 1976, Yamaha also has facilities in Wisconsin and Georgia, as well as factory operations in Tennessee and Georgia. For more information on Yamaha, visit www.yamaha-motor.com.

SxS Vehicles are recommended for use only by licensed drivers age 16 years and older.