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TEST: POLARIS RZR XP 1000 GOLD MATTE METALL...

Apr 28, 2017Comments off42 Views

Polaris introduced the Desert Edition RZR XP 1000 (tested December 2014) for 2015, but it didn’t return for 2016, despite the fact that the Desert LE was perfectly suited for eastern conditions with its 30-inch tires on

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TEST: POLARIS ACE 570 SP

Apr 27, 2017Comments off118 Views

A big part of the Polaris Ace’s appeal is that it doesn’t have what you don’t need. Lots of UTVers like to drive their own machines and rarely take a passenger along, so an extra seat is just

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TEST: HONDA PIONEER 700 DELUXE

Apr 21, 2017Comments off346 Views

Way back in 2013 when UTV Action first learned that the Pioneer 700 was going to be produced, we couldn’t wait to get our hands on it, because we expected it would come with manual and automatic

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UTV TEST: Polaris RZR 900 EPS Fox Edition

Apr 21, 2017Comments off2186 Views

Polaris replaced the original RZR 800 with 875cc, 75-horsepower ProStar RZR 900s for 2015, and the change boosted power by 40 percent, increased top speeds from 62 (RZR 900) to 65 mph (S 900), and greatly improved

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FIRST TEST: WILDCAT 1000X RG PRO LTD

Apr 18, 2017Comments off199 Views

Arctic Cat started the extreme-performance UTV suspension wars with the 2012 Wildcat 1000 and made a few upgrades in power, clutching and fitment in 2013 through 2015. The price was lowered in 2016 by $1300, with a

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YAMAHA YXZ1000R SPECIAL EDITION

Apr 12, 2017Comments off213 Views

Yamaha reinvented the sport UTV with the YXZ1000R, the first 1000 to be powered by a triple-cylinder engine with a five-speed, sequential-shift transmission and hydraulic clutch. Standard and Special Edition YXZs also had the most adjustable shocks

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POLARIS RZR S 570

Apr 10, 2017Comments off269 Views

Polaris is watching us UTVers, and they have been for years. We’re glad. Way back when the first RZR was released, its trail-friendly, 50-inch width made it an instant hit. In the next instance, performance suspension sources

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CAN-AM MAVERICK X3 X DS

Apr 07, 2017Comments off583 Views

Can-Am’s X3 UTV family changed the UTV game overnight. Many UTVers were so overwhelmed by the stats of the top-of-the-line X3 X rs, they were stunned. It’s hard not to brain-lock when you see a 72-inch-wide machine

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2017 POLARIS RZR XP TURBO TEST

Apr 06, 2017Comments off272 Views

The turbocharged UTV wars are heating up with the new Can-Am Maverick X3s making 154 horsepower, so Polaris answers by increasing boost on the RZR XP Turbo EPS to get an output of 168 horsepower and 114

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FIRST TEST: 2017 POLARIS RZR XP TURBO EPS

Mar 30, 2017Comments off632 Views

The turbocharged UTV wars are heating up with the new Can-Am Maverick X3s making 154 horsepower, so Polaris answers by increasing boost on the RZR XP Turbo EPS to get an output of 168 horsepower and 114

The cabin is basic, but all the important stuff is there and it works well. The seats are comfortable and supportive, and the shift lever has a smooth, positive action.

Arctic Cat Wildcat Trail 700 XT EPS TEST!

Mar 13, 2017Comments off358 Views

A  50-inch-wide UTV may be the best fit for your budget and the trails you ride, but it’s only natural to wonder if it can be as much fun as larger, more expensive machines. We tested Arctic

With more than a foot of travel and 78 horsepower, the all-new 2017 Polaris Ace 900 XC EPS is ready to go Top Gun on all entry-level UTVs, including the original RZR 800 and existing Aces.

UTV TEST: Polaris ACE 900 XC EPS

Feb 28, 2017Comments off439 Views

Polaris introduced the first single-seat 4×4 sport UTV with the 2014 Sportsman Ace 325, and the Ace evolution and revolution continues with the 2017 model year. Polaris dropped the “Sportsman” last year and replaced the original Ace

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TEST: POLARIS RZR 570

Feb 27, 2017Comments off692 Views

HOW MUCH LIKE THE ORIGINAL RZR IS THE 2017 RZR 570? The platform is similar to that of the original ground-breaking 2008 RZR 800, the first 50-inch-wide sport UTV, though Polaris has poured a lot of new

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UTV TEST: Arctic Cat Wildcat 1000 4X EPS

Feb 22, 2017Comments off1547 Views

Arctic Cat has upgraded the four-seat Wildcat 4X 1000 with a new closed-loop EFI system, new exhaust and new tires for 2016. We had a chance to test the White Metallic machine at Moab’s Rally on the

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RACE TEST: ARCTIC CAT WILDCAT 1000X RG PRO ...

Feb 20, 2017Comments off472 Views

WHAT’S NEW FOR 2017? Arctic Cat dropped the base 1000 for 2016, leaving the 1000X and 1000X Limited and Special Edition, both of which sported variable-assist EPS and Elka Stage 5 shocks. Arctic Cat dropped the SE

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RZR XP 1000 GOLD EDITION PREVIEW

Feb 09, 2017Comments off472 Views

Here’s a new model RZR that Polaris introduces for 2017. They call it the XP 1000 Gold Matte Metallic EPS LE. Some people are calling it the RZR Rock-Crawler, because of the way its set up from