96 OCTANE UTV SPECIFIC FUEL FROM VP

By outperforming standard pump gas as it pertains to the fuels boiling point, UTV96 reduces the chance of harmful vapor locking in long, hot desert races and recreational outings.

CAMOUFLAGE UTV BUYER’S GUIDE

-- The hottest new looks for 2019 -- Camouflage is much more than a fashion statement; for hunters, it’s a way of life. That is why every UTV manufacturer offers one or more camouflage patterns for 2019. Kawasaki has three camo patterns—from the new True Timber HTC on the all-new Mule Pro-MX to the Matrix Camo Grey Limited Edition Teryx models. Yamaha switches over to exclusive Realtree Edge on Viking, Viking VI, and Wolverine X2 and X4 UTVs, while Textron offers Stampedes and Prowlers in True Timber Kanati. Honda and…

MASSIMO GUNNER 150S

-- Testing a new UTV for younger drivers -- Polaris invented the youth UTV market with the first RZR 170. However, it didn’t take long for the competition to come out with their own youth UTV. The first was Pitster Pro with a decent machine called the Double X. The latest youth model to arrive is the Massimo Gunner 150S, and our pint-sized test driver had a chance to test it out. WHAT DOES IT COST? The Gunner 150S starts at $3799. The Gunner 250 sells for $4749. WHO DOES IT FIT? Kids 12 and over as small as…

HONDA PIONEER 1000-5 LE

-- The Talon's more civilized brother -- Honda has one of the most respected reputations for engineering and quality in motorsports, so we expect great things from its UTVs. This month we test Honda’s most expensive Pioneer, the 1000-5 LE with available seating for five, to see if it delivers. HOW DOES COST COMPARE? Prices start at $16,699 for the Pioneer 1000-5 and range to $20,899 for our test machine, the Pioneer 1000-5 LE. The three-seat Pioneer 1000 starts at $14,499 and goes to $20,299 for the LE. Can-Am’s…

CAN-AM MAVERICK SPORT TEST

-- V-twin 1000 woods machine -- Can-Am’s X3 is taking over the high-performance UTV world in the 64-inch- and 72-inch-wide segments. For the tight-woods guys, they have a 50-inch Maverick called the Trail, and it’s giving the RZR a run for its money. For the midsize world, the Maverick Sport broke on the scene this year, and recently we had a chance to get behind the wheel of this exciting 60-inch wide woods machine. WHAT ENGINE DOES IT USE? For this Maverick, Can-Am is using its latest Rotax V-twin powerplant. The…

CAN-AM MAVERICK X3 ACCESSORIES

-- New stuff available from Scosche -- When breaking into any new business, you want to showcase your products in the most practical way possible. In the off-road industry, one of the better ways to do this is with a show car. Scosche, a leader in car audio and electronics, is not a new business, but the company is new to the UTV game and has built a beautiful and functional Can-Am Maverick X3 to showcase what it has to offer. The car travels to West Coast trade shows and events, such as the Sand Sports Super Show and…

THE OTHER 2019 HONDA UTVs

-- There are more models than just the Talon -- For 2019 the Pioneer 1000 returns with six models—the Pioneer 1000-5; 1000-5 Deluxe and 1000-5 Limited Edition; and the Pioneer 1000, 1000 EPS and 1000 Limited Edition. The Pioneer 700 line-up returns with four model choices—the Pioneer 700, 700 Deluxe, 700-4 and 700-4 Deluxe, and the Pioneer 500 returns as well. PIONEER 1000S FOR THREE OR FIVE Pioneers 1000s return with the market’s only six-speed dual clutch transmission (DCT) gearbox mated with a 999cc parallel twin…

2019 TEXTRON WILDCATS, STAMPEDES & PROWLER

-- Here's the quick list of info you should know -- Textron’s Wildcats, Stampedes and Prowler return for 2019 with lower prices on many models, striking new colors and new Stampede Hunter Editions. There are no mechanical upgrades to this wave of sport models, but there’s more on the way from Textron, so stayed tuned for updated info as it comes in. Here’s what you need to know about the first wave of 2019 Textron UTVs. WILDCAT X & WILDCAT X LTD The 2019 Wildcat X wears a new Charcoal Metallic and orange color…

Honda Talon Finally Revealed!

2019 Honda Talon For decades, Honda has set the standard for sport-oriented dirt bikes with its CR and CRF lineups, and more recently the Pioneer family has introduced unmatched capability to the multipurpose side-by-side category. Now, Honda’s all-new, highly anticipated Talon marries the two worlds, bringing a new level of off-road excitement, precision and quality to Sport side-by-side driving. Drawing on countless hours of performance development in both two- and four-wheel design and racing, as well as automotive and…