Lighted whips aren’t just a stylish addition to your UTV; they make your machine highly visible, even in hilly terrain that can hide your vehicle. We gathered the top choices in lighted whips and the key information for this guide.
BOSS AUDIO SYSTEMS WP6 & WP4
FEATURES: Boss LED whips are available in 6-foot (WP6) and 4-foot sizes (WP4). These lighted whips are shock- and waterproof, with an IP67 rating and features 22 modes, 20 color combinations, 10 speed levels and five brightness levels.
PRICE: WP4, $140; WP6, $180
BUGGY WHIPS LED BUGGY WHIP
FEATURES: Available in 2-foot, 4-foot, 6-foot and 8-foot sizes in red/white/blue, green, green/white/red, orange, pink, purple, red, white, amber, and blue. Manufactured in the USA. UV-protected for 10+ years. All-weather-resistant.
PRICE: 2-foot, $200; 4-foot, $235; 6-foot, $285; 8-foot, $335
INFINITE OFFROAD DOUBLE HELIX WHIP
FEATURES: Double Helix lighted whips are available in 2-, 3-, 4- and 5-foot sizes and come with a 25-year warranty. Double Helix whips offer the chase function, which allows different sections of the whip to light up different colors at the same time. You can choose from hundreds of patterns, colors and effects. These whips are wrapped in a spiral pattern inside of a heavy-duty polycarbonate tube, then filled with ultra-clear high-density resin. This fully protects the wiring and LED emitters from moisture, damage or wear.
PRICE: 2-foot, $140; 3-foot, $150; 4-foot, $160; 5-foot, $170
GORILLA WHIPS TWISTED SILVER LED WHIP
FEATURES: The 3-foot LED whip Twisted Silver has around 235 LEDs, the 4-foot has around 280 and the 6-foot has around 520 LEDs, making Twisted Silver LED whips two times brighter than any other LED whips of their same size on the market. These whips are color-changing and color-chasing, all with a simple push of a button on a wireless remote. Over 300 modes, five brightness settings and lots of speed controls. Watch the rainbow, see LEDs chase each other or build on each other.
PRICE: 3-foot, $150; 4-foot, $165; 6-foot, $195
ORACLE LIGHTING LED WHIPS
FEATURES: Oracle whip lights are equipped with double-sided LEDs in a variety of colors, including white, red, blue, green and amber, or change colors with the click of a remote with Oracle Color Shift LED whip lights, which come with a wireless remote. Oracle offers two length options for LED whip lights—4 and 6 feet. All whip lights also include a custom Oracle logo flag and a power input connector.
PRICE: Single color whips: 4-foot, $70; 6-foot, $80. Color shift whips: 4-foot, $90; 6-foot, $100
OUTLAW WHIPS TOMBSTONE SERIES LED WHIP
FEATURES: Tombstone whips feature a unique all black look. This whip features double the LEDs, making them super bright, and 300-color function changes, as well as multiple colors on the whip at the same time.
PRICE: 2-foot, $115; 4-foot with flag; $150; 6-foot with flag, $200
PYRAMID 3D BLUETOOTH MULTICOLOR WHIP
FEATURES: Pyramid’s three-sided Bluetooth multicolor lighted safety whip has unlimited colors and 42 dynamic functions. It is controlled by any Android or iOS device using the Lightmesh app. Available in 2-, 4- and 6-foot lengths. Included Quick Connect made from aluminum and stainless steel, 1-inch O.D. Polycarbonate tube with .25-inch wall for strength and durability. LED strips are encased by clear heat shrink to keep them from delaminating due to the heat and motion that is caused by the punishing off-road environment.
PRICE: 2-foot, $119; 4-foot, $169; 6-foot, $189
QUICK LIGHT LIGHTED WHIP
FEATURES: Quick Light whips use a single high-powered LED in the mounting base that is focused and shines through a quick-release Lexan tube with a custom piece of fiber optic in the center. With no electrical components inside or wrapped on the outside of the pole, it makes Quick Light very durable. With no electrical circuit boards or wires inside, the Quick Light does not interfere with your car-to-car communication or cut your radio’s range. There is also no electrical plug or connections when removing the pole. Quick Light whips are available in blue, green, red, white and amber in 4- and 6-foot lengths.
PRICE: 4-foot, $182; 6-foot, $200.
R1 INDUSTRIES REMOTE WILDCAT EXTREME WHIP
FEATURES: R1 Industries Remote Wildcat Extreme whips are available in 3- and 4-foot lengths individually and in pairs. R1 Industries whips use the brightest 5050 LED lamps on the market, and LEDs are wrapped around the whips for protection in all directions. These whips offer 400 modes and colors, and use the clearest UV resistant protective tubing available so that your whips will always look brand new. Whips come with super-high-quality double-sided flags. R1 Industries whips come with a lifetime warranty.
PRICE: 3-foot single $150; 4-foot single, $175; 3-foot pair, $300; 4-foot pair, $325
SUPERATV 5-FOOT LED WHIP LIGHTS
FEATURES: SuperATV’s 5-foot RGB LED whip lights light up the night with millions of colors and 300 pulse patterns that make you stand out. The wrapped LED strips glow in every direction and along the entire length of the whip. It’s bright, visible and good-looking. Highly flexible tubing bends without breaking the tube or mounting points. Heavy-gauge wiring uses waterproof connectors, so you don’t have to worry about shorts.
PRICE: $250 per pair
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