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POLARIS GENERAL CUSTOM BUILD

— A hot rod for the dirt — The Polaris General is the right machine for many people. It’s a good all around UTV for general usage, but with a proper amount of RZR sportiness. Its 100 horsepower motor provides some spirited acceleration and its 13 inches of suspension travel allows it to cover rough […]

CUSTOM NORTHSTAR EDITION

— Hitting the mud holes in maximum comfort — What we have here is a 2019 Polaris Ranger XP 1000 NorthStar Edition. As you may know, this particular model comes from Polaris with a cab and doors. An air-conditioner and heater are available as well. The one we see here was built by Andrew Rinehart […]

SAND TIRES BUYER’S GUIDE

— The top 12 ways to get traction in the sand — In the dunes, specially designed sand tires can improve your machine’s performance more than any other accessory. UTV Action gathered the top new designs and proven favorites so you could see the styling and all the important specs to choose the best sand […]

ROBBY GORDON IS BUILDING HIS OWN UTV

At the Sand Show in Costa Mesa this weekend the unveil of Robby’s latest venture happened at the Speed both. He took nearly 100 orders for new 4-seat, Speed SXS UTV in 2 days. Initially, the 4-seaters are being built using Textron Wildcat XX components with some minor and major changes. You can definitely expect […]

WHERE TO RIDE AND RACE YOUR UTV

One of Utah’s biggest and oldest UTV/ATV Jamborees, 27th the Rocky Mountain UTV/ATV Jamboree is a five-day festival with 120 guided rides! The Richfield City Park hosts the Rocky Mountain Jamboree, and the rides are spread all over the Paiute Trail System, Fishlake National Forest, BLM lands and the Wasatch Plateau. With so many rides, […]

BEAU BARON’S RS1 WORCS RACERS

— Racing against the Turbos without a turbo — Beau Baron is the defending 2017 and 2018 Turbo Pro champion of the World Off-Road Racing Championship Series (WORCS), and he’s a longtime Factory Polaris pilot. For 2019, Baron has switched his racing program over to the Polaris RZR RS1, so he races RS1s in both […]

CAN-AM vs. KAWASAKI SHOOTOUT

— Maverick Sport Max 1000 DPS vs. Teryx4 LE — When you’ve got more than one or two passengers who want to join you on most rides, deciding to get a four-seat UTV is easy. Deciding what kind of four-seater to get is the hard part, so we compared two different kinds of four-seaters—Can-Am’s sporty […]

2020 CAN-AM DEFENDER’S ADD AC, HEAT AND A LONGBED 

Last night in front of dealers, Can-Am unveiled two new additions to its acclaimed Can-Am Defender side-by-side vehicle family for 2020. Each takes the side-by-side riding experience to the next level, and is designed specifically to improve the lives of those who are out there working the land and also like to kick back and […]

2020 TRACKER OFF ROAD LINEUP

— New models from a new UTV brand — Arctic Cat recently joined forces with Tracker, a big name in boats, to form Tracker Off Road. Tracker UTVs will be available at Bass Pro Shops stores all over the country, and the 2020 lineup includes many models that are identical to 2019 Arctic Cats, except […]

KAWASAKI TERYX ADVENTURE BUILD

— Testing a long distance do-it-all machine — We agree with the notion that less is more sometimes, but there are other times when we appreciate over-the-top builds, the ones that not only look great but are also designed to perform at a higher level than the stock machine could ever imagine. The potential to […]

ON THE PODIUM: UTV RACING RESULTS

The Indiana X-Country Racing series’ ninth round was hosted by the famous John Vincent Hunt Club in south-eastern Indiana, and the weather was much more co-operative than in 2018. Awesome wooded trails with hills, roots, rocks, ruts and streams with rock ledges greeted the 31 entries in the one-hour Saturday evening UTV race. UTV teams […]

TESTING THE YAMAHA XZ1

— Inside Nic Grandlund;s single-seater race build — The Yamaha YXZ1000R has been very successful in short-course UTV racing with CJ Reeves, Corry Weller and others winning national championships in the manual-transmission triples. Nic Granlund has been racing YXZs in WORCS Pro Stock 1000 and Turbo classes for years, and we featured his Packard-supercharged YXZ […]

UTV RALLY ON THE ROCKS

— Joining the fun at Moab, Utah —    Before the very first Rally on the Rocks, promoters questioned people about five possible rally locations, and the majority voted for Moab, Utah’s famous slick rocks. Moab is a worldwide vacation destination boasting awesome red-rock formations and vistas overlooking the Colorado River. Arches and Canyonlands National […]

AXLE BUYER’S GUIDE

— What you should know, including prices — There are endless ways to modify UTVs, and some of them, like big tires, more engine performance, chassis modifications and lift kits, can put extra stress on your axles. Aggressive driving can also cause axles to fail. Whatever your need for new or heavy-duty axles, the aftermarket […]