NEW ADVANCED ATR-2 FROM 6D HELMETS

-- FEATURING AN EVOLVED OMNI-DIRECTION SUSPENSION SYSTEM (ODS) -- PRESS RELEASE: 6D revolutionized helmet design with the 2013 introduction of the ATR-1 dirt bike helmet, whose ODS technology set new standards in athlete brain protection by providing protection over a broader range of energy demands, including both linear and angular acceleration. Some manufacturers subsequently introduced technology in an effort to address the inherent flaws in traditional designs which 6D exposed. To date, none have achieved the…

NEW MARCH 2018 ISSUE IS HERE!

-- Get the March 2018 issue of UTV Action magazine, the number one authority on UTVs. It's at your local newsstands now… or, we'll deliver it to your home if you'd like. Put your name on the list here> https://hi-torque.com/product/subscribe-to-atv-utv-action/ There is a lot of good UTV information in the March 2018 issue. Check out the table of contents pages below for the full list of tests, features, buyer's guides, product evaluations, competition and more. . .

HANDY UTV CAB STORAGE BAG

-- When out riding around in the rugged off-road world you like to keep certain items within easy reach, but also well secured. We like this storage bag that Tusk has for $30, that you can get from Rocky Mountain ATV/MC. The pack mounts between the seats, near your shoulders, providing a padded place to stow items while still keeping them within reach. Constructed of heavy-duty, 600-denier polyester with heavy-duty zippers, padded walls and a soft fleece liner, it features quick and easy mounting in any RZR four-…

HISUN STRIKE 900 FAST FACTS

-- 8 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE STRIKE 900: -Hisun's 61" wide Strike 900 is $10,999. The 50" wide Polaris RZR 900 is $12,999. -The Hisun 900 is powerful, but not as quick as the RZR 900. -The Strike 900 has 8” of front suspension travel and 6” in the rear. The ride is impressively smooth despite the modest travel. -The strike has adjustable, piggyback reservoir shocks. -The Strike 900 also comes with a roof, windshield, aluminum wheels, winch, side mirrors, turn signals, and a horn. -The Strike’s…

CLOSER REVIEW OF THE POLARIS RS1

-- 10 FAST FACTS YOU SHOULD KNOW -- Sporting the exact same 110-hp ProStar twin engine and suspension as the RZR XP 1000, the RS1 is surely no Ace, and it’s built from the ground up to race. In its debut race at the World Off-Road Championship Series (WORCS) opener in Las Vegas, the RS1 dominated the SxS Pro and Pro Stock classes with Ronnie Anderson at the wheel. Here are the top ten must-know facts about the all-new $13,999 RZR RS1. 1) HEAVY TURBO INFLUENCE While the engine is from the XP1K, the front…

NITRO CIRCUS AT BRIMSTONE

Huntsville, TN – From May 25th – 27th. Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) enthusiasts from all over the globe will gather at Brimstone® Recreation in Huntsville, Tennessee for the annual White Knuckle Event. Nestled in the wilds of the Cumberland Mountains, Brimstone® Recreation features over 300 miles of OHV trails on approximately 20,000 acres of terrain. The White Knuckle Event is the “hold on tight” event of the year as OHV enthusiasts from all over push their vehicles to the limit. This year, the Nitro Circus crew is…

YAMAHA’S NEW YXZ1000R TURBO KIT

-- GYTR TURBO KIT FOR YXZ1000R/SS -- Earlier we told you about the rumor that Yamaha would be offering a YXZ1000R Turbo. We didn't know if it would be a bolt-on kit or come stock with it already installed. Well, Yamaha made the official announcement that it's a kit available from their GYTR accessory department. Your local Yamaha dealer can order it for you. Here's what Yamaha says about it -- GYTR is pleased to bring you the pinnacle of forced-air-induction systems available on the market today! This kit is…

YAMAHA YXZ1000R RACE NEWS

-- Yamaha YXZ1000R Claims Three of Top Ten Positions at King of the Hammers -- CJ Greaves Earns $5,000 bLU cRU Bonus as Top Finishing YXZ1000R! YAMAHA PRESS RELEASE: Yamaha factory-supported and bLU cRU racer CJ Greaves, along with his father, veteran off-road racer Johnny Greaves, and Kyle Anderson were among the few competitors who completed the grueling King of the Hammers (KOH) UTV Race on Wednesday, piloting Yamaha’s pure sport YXZ1000R side-by-side (SxS) before time expired. As the top finishing YXZ1000R driver…

SECRET MAHINDRA ROXOR COMING SOON

-- What we have known about Mahindra UTVs so far is their utility model that we have photos of here. However, they're announcing a new machine called "Roxor" and who knows what it could be. They've implied that it will be in the high-performance category to compete with RZRs and such. The release date is March 2nd, but before then you can watch their teaser video on the Roxor. Here's the link > http://www.roxoroffroad.com You may have never heard of Mahindra, so we'll give you a brief run down on the company. They…

UTVs & THE GIRLS WHO LOVE THEM

-- Yeah, it's true, UTVs are for girls too. They enjoy conquering gnarly trails and mud holes just like the guys do. On UTV rides the ladies of the family are right there with the men of the family. They typically experience the off-road fun together. However, sometimes the ladies don't feel obliged to include the guys. That was the case here with Andrea Allen and her lady friends. They did a special "Girls Day" ride and left the boys at home to tend to the kids. The girls were far from helpless, because they've…

NEW XPS 10W-50 HI-PERFORMANCE OIL

-- BRP is introducing a new XPS oil to meet the demands of high-performance off-road engines, including turbo and supercharged engines. XPS 4T 10W-50 is formulated specifically for the higher stress these engines experience, especially when used in warm temperature climates. XPS 4T 10W-50 is blended using the highest quality synthetic base stocks and unique additives designed for off road use where extremes of moisture, heat, dust, dirt and abuse are much more common. XPS 4T 10W-50 goes far beyond what conventional…

MAXXIS TAKES ON KING OF HAMMERS

-- Maxxis Tires Press Release: CJ AND JOHNNY GREAVES, KYLE ANDERSON FINISH KOH ON MAXXIS’ ROXXZILLA, LIBERTY TIRES Out of more than 100 drivers who began the brutal Can-AM King of the Hammers UTV Race presented by HCR Racing, only 12 made it to the finish line. Three Maxxis-sponsored racers were among them: CJ Greaves finished fifth, his father Johnny Greaves finished seventh, and Kyle Anderson took ninth place. Although both have won multiple short course off-road championships, CJ and Johnny Greaves were rookies…

FIRST RACE WIN FOR NEW POLARIS RS1

Factory RZR Driver Ronnie Anderson Validates Polaris’ New Single Seat Race-Inspired RZR RS1 With Dominating Victories Polaris Press Release – Just days following its commercial release, the all-new Polaris single seat RZR® RS1 captured two first-place finishes in its first competitive race this weekend at the WORCS season opener at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. Polaris Factory Racing athlete Ronnie Anderson swept the Pro Side by Side classes, taking the title in the SxS Pro and Pro Stock classes, with a dominating…

BS SAND CUSTOM UTV SEATS

LATEST NEWS FROM BS SAND -- Having built a reputation for the best suspension seats available for UTVs, BS Sand is upping its support by joining with distribution giant Parts Unlimited to “support the sport.” Effective immediately dealers can now access Arctic Cat/Textron, Can-Am, Polaris and Yamaha seating upgrades via LeMans/Parts Unlimited. For more details, see BS Sand in Booths #322 and #324 during the 2018 Parts Unlimited NVP Product Expo in Indianapolis in February. “Parts Unlimited is committed to…

SONORA RALLY — NORTH AMERICA’S DAKAR

A TASTE OF DAKAR -- The Yokohama Sonora Rally is modeled after the granddaddy of rally events, Dakar: If you've ever wondered what Dakar is like, Sonora Rally is designed to give you a taste, albeit a gnarly taste. We’ve pulled out all the stops, and are creating stages that will challenge even the most experienced off-road racers. That doesn’t mean just cool, wild, and crazy terrain. It also means challenging navigation. In line with true cross-country rally, no GPS tracks will be provided or allowed, no…

ALL-NEW POLARIS RZR RS1

-- LATEST NEWS FROM POLARIS -- Introducing the all-new, RZR RS1. Delivering power and precision for a driver-focused off-road experience unlike any other. Featuring the power and suspension of the RZR XP 1000 with an upgraded drivetrain, the RS1 harnesses this extreme performance in a precision-balanced chassis for unmatched agility. The single seat puts you in the optimal center-of-mass driving position for the ultimate drivers experience. You don’t sit in the new RZR RS1, it becomes an extension of you. The…