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2021 TRACKER XTR1000

2021 TRACKER XTR1000 Made by Arctic Cat, the 2021 Tracker XTR1000 is mechanically identical to Arctic Cat’s Wildcat XX sport UTV. Both have the 130-horsepower Yamaha three-cylinder engine, convenient fully automatic transmission, extra strong cage and outstandingly rugged chassis with double shear steering and suspension mounts and Fox 2.5 Podium QS3 shocks. This 64-inch-wide machine has 18 inches of travel front and rear. Full doors and 30-inch tires on 15-inch wheels are also standard equipment. The biggest difference…

TROUBLESHOOTER POLARIS GENERAL FIX

GENERAL RUMBLE IN THE POLARIS GENERAL Dear Sarge, I have a 2017 Polaris General. Since it was new, there has been a low-frequency rumble between about 25 and 40 mph. I also have a paint-spray-can rattle that seems to be intermittent. Polaris is telling me a noise is not a defect. The dealer said they all do that because the drive shafts are not balanced. Sarge, can you balance the drive shafts to reduce or eliminate this annoying rumble? One final thing: How come your magazine didn’t report on this obviously prevalent…

2020 SPORT 4X4 UTVs

The performance wars between UTV manufacturers escalate for 2020, and sport-minded UTV drivers win! Can-Am’s new X3 Turbo RR models deliver 195 horsepower, Polaris unleashes the new RZR Pro XP, Honda introduces new four-seat Talons, Kawasaki jumps into the game with the new KRX 1000, and that’s just a taste of the UTV performance feast in our “Sport UTV Buyer’s Guide.” ARCTIC CAT ARCTIC CAT WILDCAT XX The Wildcat XX is powered by the same stunning 130-horsepower triple used in Yamaha’s YXZ1000R with a fully automatic…

2019 ARCTIC CAT WILDCAT 700 SPORT XT & LTD

Wildcat 700s Sport an inline twin with a tad over 60 horsepower via closed-loop EFI, and acceleration is formidable in such a light package. The 60-inch cars have more than a foot of travel with dual torsion bars sharpening handling. The XT sports JRi EXC-1 2.5 gas shocks with 70-position compression adjusters, while the LTD upgrades to Elka Stage 5s with dual-speed compression and rebound tuning, plus half doors. For 2019, MSRP dropped by $1000–$1100. See UTV Action's full test of the Wildcat Sport here:…

2019 ARCTIC CAT/TEXTRON WILDCAT 1000 X & LTD

The Wildcat X returns with its 95-horsepower V-twin, compression-adjustable JRi EXC-1 piggyback shocks, five-link rear suspension, quarter doors and a $1000 lower price. The LTD upgrades to Elka Stage 5 shocks with true dual-rate springs and adjustable damping, full doors, ITP Blackwater Evolution tires on beadlock rims, and a roof. See UTV Action's full test of the Wildcat X LTD here: https://utvactionmag.com/arctic-cat-wildcat-x-ltd-test/ Motor type 951cc 8-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC V-twin Transmission CVT w/ EBS…

2019 ARCTIC CAT/TEXTRON HAVOC BACKCOUNTRY EDITION

New for 2019, the Havoc Backcountry Edition is ready for adventure with a hard roof, hood rack, 28-inch Ultracross tires on blacked-out rims, Premium seats, and a 4500-pound Warn winch.  Havocs also tow a ton and carry 600 pounds in the tilt bed. All have dual-piston brake calipers with 9-inch brake rotors and 12.9 inches of rear travel. See UTV Action’s  full Havoc X test here:  https://utvactionmag.com/test-textron-havoc-x/ Motor type 957cc, 8-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC twin Transmission Dual-range CVT w/ rev.&…

2020 TRACKER 500S

If you like Arctic Cat’s Prowler 500, you’ll love Tracker’s 500S; it’s the same machine, and it’s $7,999, $1000 less than the Arctic Cat! Tracker UTVs will be available a Bass Pro Shops all over the country. The 500S is powered by a 443cc four valve engine. It has selectable 2WD/4WD and independent double A-arm front and rear suspension. This machine can carry 500 pounds in the bed and tow 1500. Tracker offers Trail, Back Country and Hard Cab accessory packages for the 500S.Find out more about Tracker vehicles here:…

2020 TRACKER EV

The Tracker EV is an electric UTV that’s just like Arctic Cat’s Prowler EV, even the $10,499 price is the same. Tracker UTVs will be available at Bass Pro Shops. It has full time 4WD, seats 4 and the rear seats convert to a cargo deck. The 38 horsepower, 72V drivetrain features regenerative braking. Independent MacPherson front suspension joins solid axle suspension in the rear. There’s also a Truetimber Edition for $10,899 with camo bodywork and a Warn winch. Find out more about Tracker vehicles here:…

2020 TRACKER 800SX CREW

Tracker Off Road's 800SX crew is a mechanical twin of Arctic Cat's Prowler Pro Crew, and it's priced at $12,999, $1,800 less than the Arctic Cat! Tracker UTVs will be available at Bass Pro Shops. It's powered by a smooth, quiet, three cylinder 812cc engine with 50-horsepower, seats six, tows a ton and carries a half ton in its tilt bed. There is also 17.95 cubic-feet of storage and removable passenger seats. Find out more about Tracker vehicles here:…

2020 TRACKER SVX1000

Tracker Off Road UTVs are built by Arctic Cat and will be available at Bass Pro Shops across the country. The 2020 SVX1000 is equipped just like Arctic Cat's base Havoc, with 100 horsepower and 27 inch tires on steel wheels, and it's price is $1,800 less than the Havoc! An accessorized model is shown in the main photo.  To find out what kind of performance you can expect from this new machine, check out UTV Action's full test of the Havoc X here: https://utvactionmag.com/test-textron-havoc-x/ Motor type 957cc…

2019 ARCTIC CAT/TEXTRON HAVOC & HAVOC X 1000 EPS

Havocs sport a 100-horsepower inline twin, class-leading 12.8 inches of travel and an extended cabin with 24 cubic feet for storage and a dump bed. The Havoc X upgrades to Fox 2.5 Podium QS3 shocks with three-position compression adjusters, a 4,500-pound Warn winch and 28-inch ITP Ultracross tires on two-tone aluminum wheels. See UTV Action's  full Havoc X test here:  https://utvactionmag.com/test-textron-havoc-x/ Motor type 957cc, 8-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC twin Transmission Dual-range CVT w/ rev.& EBS Drive…

2019 ARCTIC CAT TEXTRON WILDCAT XX LTD:

New for 2019, the Wildcat XX LTD comes with a 130-horsepower triple with new ECU mapping and the strong, great-handling chassis that helped it earn UTV Action’s New UTV of 2018 Award. The LTD also comes with a roof, half windshield, SSV Bluetooth audio system, 30-inch tires, and front and rear bumpers. See a full test of the Wildcat XX here: https://utvactionmag.com/test-textron-wildcat-xx/ Motor type 998cc liquid-cooled, DOHC, EFI triple Transmission Dual-range CVT Drive system 2WD/4WD Suspension/travel:   Front Dual…

MACHINE OF THE DAY: TEXTRON/ARCTIC CAT WILDCAT XX

TEXTRON/ARCTIC CAT WILDCAT XX: Arctic Cat boosted the XX to 130 horsepower for 2019. This 64-inch-wide high-performance sport machine has an outstandingly stout chassis, featuring trailing arms with two double-shear pickup points and no radius rods for no-scrub travel and great whoop manners. It also features an extremely sturdy cage, Fox Podium QS3 shocks and full doors. Check out the full test here https://utvactionmag.com/test-textron-wildcat-xx/ Motor type 998cc liquid-cooled, DOHC, EFI triple Transmission…

2018 Wild Cat XX vs. The Speed Cat 77

There hasn't been much information circulating about the Wild Cat XX since it has not yet been released on the market. Though there are photos that can be found online, the only version our staff has actually seen in person to prove its tangibility is Robby Gordon's  Speed Cat 77 race vehicle. It is a similar model to the XX but a little wider and racier, there are 12 on the market currently but the price tag is a whopping 120k. The XX will be available to consumers sometime in mid 2018 with a much more reasonable…

UTV TEST: 2015 Arctic Cat Wildcat 1000i

Arctic Cat gives the Wildcat 1000 EPS its second major makeover for 2015 with new shocks, closed-loop EFI and an all-new ceramiccoated exhaust, along with styling updates. Two new vendors add to the already class-leading suspension travel and ride quality. We got a chance to test the new Wildcat at Moab’s Rally on the Rocks, where Arctic Cat did extensive testing. WHAT’S NEW FOR 2015? The 2013 1/2 X model got very dialed-in Fox shocks and a completely new Team Rapid-Response CVT clutch setup. The Team clutch is a dry…

UTV SHOOTOUT: Arctic Cat Wildcat Sport 700 vs. Polaris RZR S 900

Arctic Cat and Polaris elevate the 60-inch sport UTV to new heights with the introduction of the 2015 Wildcat Sport 700 (tested February 2015) and RZR S 900 (tested January 2015), respectively. The two new machines have among the best power-to-weight ratios in the industry. The heavier 60-inch UTVs make up for the slightly lower numbers with more suspension travel and ground clearance, plus higher cornering speeds due to the increased width. We’ve spent a lot of time with both sport UTVs and decided to shoot them out at the…