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G-Force RZR XP 1000’s Turbo Powered

One of the greatest benefits of attending the Rally on the Rocks (ROTR) is that the aftermarket is there in force to demo its wares to a thousand UTV enthusiasts, so we get to see the latest and greatest products for already-awesome rides like the Polaris RZR XP 1000. Denver’s G-Force Powersports is one of […]

UTV TEST: 2015 Arctic Cat Wildcat Trail 700

WHAT’S NEW FOR 2015? The Wildcat 700 Trail Limited is new for 2015, and so is the closed-loop EFI. The new LTD gets an EPS unit under the dash, and it senses driver and terrain inputs to deliver kickback control. It has the most assist at low speeds but never zero assist. The new LTD […]

UTV TEST: Polaris RZR XP 1000 EPS

Polaris’ flagship RZR XP 1000 is back and better than ever! Most anyone who’s driven one will agree that the XP 1000 is an amazing machine and has more than earned its spot at the top of its class. How could one possibly improve the bestselling, best-performing, and best-handling UTV to ever hit the dirt? […]

2015 Yamaha Raptor 700R

Yamaha has enjoyed great success with the Raptor 660R (2001–2005) and 700R (2006–present), and why not? The torquey yet quick-revving Raptor is an awesome sport ATV with excellent suspension and handling provided by a lightweight, hybrid steel and aluminum frame. For 2015, Yamaha injected even better power, torque, suspension and handling for the same price […]

Modified Shootout – Maverick vs. RZR

Can-Am has enjoyed sales and racing success in 2014 with the Maverick 1000 X rs and DPS, but Polaris upped the ante in the 1000 class with the new RZR XP 1000 producing 107 horsepower to the Maverick’s 101 horsepower. The new XP1K also has more suspension travel at 16 inches front and 18 inches […]

Sportsman XP 1000 Test

Insane! Ridiculous! Irresponsible! I want my mommy! Reactions to the new Sportsman 1000 are bound to be as outrageous as the machine. Here at ATV UTV Action, we look at things like ATVers and UTVers. We know some people really need all that power for plowing snow or pulling cultivating equipment. Lots of other riders […]

Polaris RZR XP 900 S

As a leader in recreation, sport and extreme-performance UTVs, Polaris doesn’t like to lose in any category. So when the Arctic Cat 700 Trail threatened the dominance of the original RZR 800s and 800 S 760cc twin, Polaris scrapped the inline twin in favor of ProStar technology and went with RZR XP chassis upgrades to […]


Kawasaki introduced the Teryx4 750 FI for 2012, and it grew to the Teryx4 800 FI for 2014. The Brute Force-based T-4 engine with centrifugal clutch was stroked 3mm to up displacement to 783cc, and compression was raised for more torque (up 12 percent) and more power (up 26 percent). The two-seat Teryx 800 FI […]

Help design ATV riding boots!

The boot company, Bates, needs your help. They are ready to design new ATV riding boots into the market for you. The best way for Bates to understand and know what you want out of your ATV riding boot is to take opinions directly from the riding source! Help Bates design great ATV riding boots […]

BUYER’S GUIDE: 2015 Sport Quad Buyer’s Guide

The sport quad category has something for almost every kind of rider. There are high-performance competition quads with incredible engine performance and fully adjustable suspension for racers and aggressive riders. Most trail riders want  ATVs with smoother power, so there’s a good selection of these machines. Younger, smaller sport riders need sport quads sized right […]

Wild Mud Machines

Nowhere in Texas is the phrase “Go big or go home” more true than at the High Lifter Mud Nationals Bad 2 da Bone Show & Shine. On many of the wild mud machines engineering meets art, as unbelievably lifted 4x4s are covered with powdercoat and paint schemes so beautiful that it’s almost a sin […]

Racing the new ACE! Sportsman Ace 570

When we first saw the Polaris Sportsman Ace, we immediately wondered if the 570 ProStar engine would fit in place of the 325cc Ace motor. Polaris beat us to it with the new 2015 Sportsman Ace 570, which has 14 more horsepower than the original. More power equals more fun, and we got a chance […]

Arctic Cat Wildcat Sport 700 Limited EPS

Arctic Cat’s brochure for the 2015 Wildcats says, “Introducing the Wildcat Trail’s wilder 60-inch brother.” The new-for-2015 Wildcat Sport 700 is much more than a slightly wider variation of the Wildcat Trail, and it has shocks that have more in common with the Wildcat 1000 line than the fixed-damping, high-pressure gas (HPG) shocks on the […]

Honda Rancher 420 Automatic IRS EPS

Honda rolled out an all-new Rancher line last year, but the top-of-the-line Rancher AT, the only model with independent rear suspension (IRS), didn’t get the new frame, bodywork and engine upgrades. For 2015 there are two versions of the Rancher with IRS—one with electric power steering (EPS) and one without—and both are built on the […]

Can-Am Maverick 1000R X DS Turbo

One hundred twenty-one horsepower is a ton of power, the most available in any current production UTV. If drag races and climbing towering dunes are your thing, Can-Am’s new Maverick Turbo is the UTV you’ve been waiting for. As amazing as this machine’s power is, it’s just part of what makes it so remarkable. HOW […]

Suzuki ATVs that changed the world!

ATVing is a new sport for many enthusiasts, so it may seem hard to believe that Suzuki is celebrating its 30th anniversary making four-wheelers and its 50th year in America. Suzuki made three-wheelers more than 30 years ago and was the first of today’s major manufacturers to offer quads. Suzuki didn’t just lead the ATV […]