Browsing category


2015 Kymco UXV 450i LE

Saving money usually isn’t fun, but Kymco is out to change that. The new UXV 450i LE is priced like other entry-level UTVs, but it’s loaded with features that can make you forget you saved rather than splurged. HOW DOES THE PRICE COMPARE? The UXV 450i starts at $7999, which is less than the new […]

PRODUCT TEST: YFZ450R Exhaust Two Brothers M-7

WHAT IT IS: Two Brothers has been a leader in street and motocross motorcycle racing exhausts for many years, and their ATV and UTV systems share their innovative technology. The M-7 V.A.L.E. stainless steel full race exhaust features a stainless steel head pipe and mid-pipe joined to an aluminumbodied muffler. The rebuildable muffler has a […]

Featherweight Lithium Battery by WPS

WHAT IT IS: Featherweight batteries are lightweight replacement batteries that use lithium-ion technology to replace heavy, conventional, lead-acid powersports batteries. They’re 50–70 percent lighter than stock and said to easily provide 6 to 12 times more life cycles than standard batteries. Featherweight batteries can be found either in stock or in the WPS catalog at […]

2015 Kawasak Mule Pro FXT

Kawasaki has been at the forefront of the utility vehicle (UTV) market since it introduced the Mule (Multi-Use Light Equipment) 1000 in 1988, the Mule 2510 in 1992, the Mule 3000 in 2000 and the 4000-series Mule in 2008. The 4010 Trans4x4 gave owners the option of configuring the Mule for two or four passengers […]

2015 Kymco MXU700i

Kymco ATVs have always been known for being loaded with features, despite prices more like basic economy models from other brands. The only popular luxury you couldn’t get on a Kymco was power steering—until now. We rode one of the first 50th Anniversary MXU 700i LE EPS 4x4s in the country to tell you how […]

PRODUCT TEST: Hess Motorsports 2:1 Steering Quickener

WHAT IT IS: The Hess Motorsports steering quickener is a race-developed, 2:1, gear-reduction box that mounts in between the steering wheel and the power-steering system on any EPSequipped RZR. The stock XP 900/XP 1000 steering setup is geared exactly the same, whether the machine is equipped with power steering or not. The factory steering ratio […]

PRODUCT TEST: Maxxis VIPR Tire and Vision Lock Out Wheels

WHAT IT IS: Maxxis’ new Vipr tires are engineered for today’s faster, heavier UTVs, with a tread design and compound intended for mixed to soft terrain, and low vibration and long wear even in hard, rocky desert conditions. The Vipr is a six-ply radial for resistance to flats with a comfortable ride. Suggested retail on […]

Yamaha Viking 700 Tactical Edition

Yamaha continues its support of military and first responders (police, fire, EMT and search and rescue) with its new Viking 700 FI Tactical Black Special Edition, a stealth UTV that is also for sale to the public at large (unlike the Polaris Defense versions of the RZR). Yamaha debuted the Tactical Black Viking at the […]

PRODUCT TEST: ZOX Rush Star Helmet

WHAT IT IS: Zox’s Rush Star helmet got our attention because it costs $100, but its styling and finish are much better than we expect at that price. Safety should always be a priority when choosing a helmet, and Rush Star has that covered with DOT and ECE approval. As we expected, the shell is […]

High Lifter Mud Nationals

Spring break is a big deal all over the country and world, but few celebrate it like they do in east Texas, where 11,000–15,000 OHV enthusiasts don’t just get their T-shirts wet; they get muddy from head to toe! The High Lifter Mud Nationals ism the Daytona 500 for mud bugs, and Mud Creek Off-Road […]

2014 Suzuki KingQuad 750

Suzuki’s KingQuad 750 Power Steering has some serious engine updates for 2014. A new twin-plug cylinder head, an improved engine management system and a new exhaust were added to maintain the 750’s performance while meeting stricter emission limits. We put one of the new 750s through a full test to see if it performs as […]

16th Annual Sand Sports Super Show!

16th Annual Sand Sports Super Show! FREE prize give away in the SXSPERFORMANCE Poker Run!   Who doesn’t love free stuff?!  Well this year we are hosting a POKER RUN for your chance to win at the Sands Sport Super Show in Costa Mesa! Rules are simple: Find these Vendors: PRP SEATS, DG OFFROAD, SSV […]

Baron Seals WORCS Championship with Win at Round 8

Minneapolis, September 17, 2014-Polaris Factory Racers were back in action at Glen Helen, in Devore, Calif. for WORCS Round 8. Polaris/Holz Racing’s Beau Baron would take another win to seal the WORCS Pro SxS championship for the second consecutive year.   Starting in the front row, Baron would take second off the start and take […]


Can-Am/BRP has enjoyed successin the SxS racing series during the first season with the Maverick1000, which has won in GNCC, desert racing and various short-course SxS series like the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series (LOORRS) regionals. Engineers have learned a lot from those racing exploits, and the 2014 Maverick 1000 line is improved and expanded […]

Veglia Earns Third in Can-Am Maverick at Glen Helen

   Valcourt, Québec, September 16, 2014 – Can-Am® Maverick™ side-by-side pilot Pablo Veglia earned third place in the competitive SxS Pro Class at round eight of the World Off-Road Championship Series held in Devore, Calif.   “Pablo Veglia put in a podium-worthy performance behind the wheel of his Maverick at Glen Helen, especially considering the […]