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

Feb 20, 2017Comments off13 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 off181 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

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SHOOTOUT: Arctic Cat Sport vs. Yamaha Wolve...

Feb 08, 2017Comments off8820 Views

Two all-new 700-class sport UTVs have entered the 60-inch-wide market. The Arctic Cat Wildcat Sport is an inline DOHC twin, and the Yamaha Wolverine R-Spec has a DOHC single that displaces 708cc. Although both have scary-sounding names,

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SHOOTOUT: ARCTIC CAT WILDCAT 700 vs. POLARI...

Feb 06, 2017Comments off660 Views

While 1000s and turbos get most of the attention, many UTV enthusiasts prefer exploring our National Forests on designated 50-inch ATV trails. UTV Action delivers the skinny on the ultra-skinny, 50-inch performance UTVs—Arctic Cat’s Wildcat Trail 700

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FAST FACTS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE BAD B...

Feb 01, 2017Comments off226 Views

-Bad Boy’s Stampede 900 XTR EPS+ is the top of the line model. It’s $16,799. Four seat XTR EPS models start at $15,999. The Polaris Ranger XP 900 EPS starts at $15,499. Can-Am’s Defender HD10 Max DPS

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FAST FACTS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE HONDA...

Jan 24, 2017Comments off243 Views

-Honda’s 2017 Pioneer 1000 LE and five passenger 1000-5 LE are the first UTVs to use automotive-type traction control. The system provides traction like a locking front differential,  but with less steering effort. -Electronic brake force distribution

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UTV TEST: Can-Am Defender XT HD8

Jan 19, 2017Comments off1779 Views

For a while there, pure-sport UTVs were hogging all the cool technology and interior refinements. Can-Am’s recently released Defender recreation utility UTVs treat drivers who need vehicles that perform on the job and on the trail to

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UTV ACTION’S BEST UTVs OF 2016!

Jan 13, 2017Comments off616 Views

What a great model year for innovation, performance and bang for the buck across all UTV segments. It is absolutely incredible how fast the UTV market has grown and really taken over the industry. We’ve sure come

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ODES DOMINATOR X4 800 LT

Jan 10, 2017Comments off521 Views

If you’re thinking that ODES’ Dominator X4 LT is a fourseat version of the company’s X2 two-seater, you’re in for a surprise, because it seats five. Extra seating is only one area where the X4 delivers more

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FAST FACTS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE 2017 ...

Jan 08, 2017Comments off301 Views

-The 100 hp, 1235 pound RZR S 1000 has a slightly better power to weight ratio than the 110 hp, 1369 pound RZR XP 1000 and it’s significantly less expensive, $17,999 vs. $19,499! -The RZR S 1000

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UTV TEST: 2017 Yamaha Wolverine R-Spec SE

Jan 05, 2017Comments off766 Views

Yamaha is offering enthusiasts several more choices with its 2017 sport, recreation and utility UTV line—from the YXZ1000R and Sport Shift Special Editions with Fox X2 shocks to the Wolverine and Viking Special Editions. We’ll test the

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UTV TEST: Polaris RZR 900 EPS Fox Edition

Dec 22, 2016Comments off1658 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

With 16 inches of front and 18 inches of rear travel controlled by retuned Fox 2.5 front and 3.0 rear Internal ByPass shocks, the 2017 RZR XP Turbo EPS is ready to rip. New 1.5-turn steering and EPS mapping add to the driving experience and cut down on driver fatigue.

POLARIS 2017 RZR XP TURBO EPS

Dec 20, 2016Comments off1773 Views

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

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FAST FACTS! WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE...

Nov 17, 2016Comments off581 Views

 -At $12,999, the new RZR S 570 is Polaris’ lowest priced two seat long travel sport UTV. Price wise, the next closest two seat long travel RZR is the $14,699 RZR S 900. -The RZR S 570

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10 ALL-NEW upgrades for the 2017 Polaris RZ...

Nov 15, 2016Comments off1587 Views

We recently had the joy of testing the 2017 Polaris RZR XP Turbo in the vast sandscape of the Glamis sand dunes in southern California. After a walk around of the Polaris, inside the confines of their

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TEST: Polaris Scrambler 850

Nov 10, 2016Comments off645 Views

Four-wheel-drive ATVs are a blast to trail ride, but riders who use them for fun or racing more than work know they have room for improvement. That’s why several manufacturers came up with sport 4x4s with less