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HONDA TALON 1000R LONG TERM TEST

The Honda Talon 1000R was the most anticipated sport SxS since the Yamaha YXZ1000R three years earlier. After getting our hands on the Talon, we did the usual comparisons (March 2020) and tests with it, putting lots of miles on it—lots and lots of miles. Since June, we’ve put over 2500 miles on the Talon. […]

HONDA TALON 1000X-4 LIVE VALVE

Honda’s long-awaited Talon 1000s are game-changers, and 2020 heralds the introduction of the Talon 1000X-4 and X-4 Fox Live Valve. Both X-4s are being advertised heavily on television, and rightly so. The four-seat Talons are the most sporty and technological normally aspirated UTVs on the market. We tested the 1000X-4 in our January issue and […]

IMG TALON WORCS RACER

After racing the WORCS races for several years on dirt bikes, Donnie Bales thought it would be fun to try the UTV class. However, he noticed that half the cars often couldn’t finish a race, so he held off. When Honda came out with the Talon sport UTV, he figured Honda quality would give him […]

RIDE ON TOY HONDA TALON

Sold at Walmart stores everywhere and at www.walmart.com, the ride on toy Honda Talon X actually has attention to detail that includes Hondas standard window nets. At only $298, the kids will have a blast for less than the payment on your full sized Honda Talon. The 12 VOLT HONDA TALON UTV Ride On is […]

FOX IQS SUSPENSION SYSTEM BY SHOCK THERAPY

Fox Live Valve shocks are used in the Polaris Dynamix Edition RZR Turbos and now XP Turbo Pros, and there is also the Honda Talon 1000X-4 Live Valve for 2020. Fox’s new Intelligent Quick Switch (iQS) allows anyone with Fox Podium RC2 (X3/YXZ), LSC (Teryx/KRX), QS3 (X3/XX/Talon), IBP or Fox Race Series shocks to upgrade […]

2020 HONDA TALON 1000X-4

Honda’s sport UTVs were the sport’s most eagerly anticipated machines partly because enthusiasts had to wait so long for them, but mainly because of Honda’s track record for offering outstanding quality, engineering and performance. Honda wasn’t trying to build suspense. It spends more time testing and developing its vehicles than other manufacturers, and it’s time […]

SHOCK THERAPY, HCR, FOX TALON UPGRADES

While the new Honda Talon 1000X and 1000R have a phenomenal engine and dual-clutch transmission and many other sport UTV innovations, the suspension settings Honda chose leave a lot of room for improvement. Lumpy’s first time in the 1000R was the demo ride at Moab’s Rally on the Rocks, where Honda chose to debut the […]

2019 NEW UTV OF THE YEAR

It’s been a crazy time in the UTV universe with tons of new models, major upgrades and exciting events; however, as far as ground-up new UTVs are concerned, only the Honda Talon 1000X and 1000R have earned that designation. Both Talons will share the honor of 2019’s Best New UTV of the Year, and the […]

5 FACTS TO KNOW ABOUT THE TALON FOUR SEATERS

Here are 5 FACTS TO KNOW ABOUT THE TALON FOUR SEATERS You can read the full story about the four seaters HERE. So far, both versions of the four seat Talon Honda just announced are X models. That means they are the narrower 64-inch machine, not the 68” long travel Talons. Unfortunately this frame does […]

HONDA TAPS PROCTOR TO GO DESERT RACING

  On the opening evening of Power Lab 2019, Honda’s dealer experiential event at TexPlex Park, American Honda announced Team Honda Talon Racing, a new professional off-road racing effort to promote the Talon 1000R sport side-by-side. With direct technical and engineering support from American Honda’s Powersports Division, Team Honda Talon Racing is managed by Proctor […]

2020 HONDA’S TO BE UNCOVERED SOON

Its feels like we are still on the high from the 2019 Talon and working on long term reviews and wait,  there is more. On June 3rd the 2020 Hondas will be uncovered and we will have information on new and updated models across the SXS line. We expect to see new colors on the […]