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CFMOTO ZFORCE 800 EX

CFMOTO ZFORCE 800 EX CFMoto has been making motorcycle, ATV and UTV engines for the worldwide market for over 30 years, and the brand is growing with 420 dealers in the USA. We tested CFMoto’s all-new 2021 ZForce 950 Sport in January and the UForce 600 last month, but we saved the CFMoto ZForce 800 EX for last. We got to thoroughly test all three at ERX Motorsports Park, and the 800 EX impressed us the most. WHAT’S A CFMOTO ZFORCE 800 EX? The Z-Force 800 EX was introduced in 2015, and it’s one of four CFMoto sport UTV…

POLARIS GENERAL DELUXE

POLARIS GENERAL DELUXE Sport UTVs may be the most fun invention of modern times, and utility UTVs may be the most useful. So, is it at all surprising that the Polaris General sport utility machine is so popular? Also called crossover UTVs, Polaris has expanded the General family to eight machines—five 2-seaters and three 4-seaters—to satisfy UTVers’ love for this style of machine. We tested the Polaris General Deluxe to see why Generals work so well for so many UTVers. HOW DOES COST COMPARE? Prices start at $15,999…

TEST: 2017 HONDA PIONEER 500

Honda’s Pioneer 500 is known as one of the most fun small UTVs for a number of reasons, but the biggest is its paddle-shift five-speed transmission. It may sound strange, but adding the option not to shift makes the smallest Pioneer even more fun. We tested the 2017 Honda Pioneer to get a feel for both shifting modes and the machine’s other changes. HOW DOES COST COMPARE? The Pioneer 500 starts at $8999. The camo version is $9599. The Polaris Ranger 500 is also $8999. The Polaris Ace 500 is $6999 and the…

PRODUCT TEST: Arisun Aftershock XD tires and Raceline Black Mamba Beadlock wheels

WHAT IT IS: Arisun’s Aftershock XD is designed for extra traction and durability on hard and mixed terrain. Closely grouped tread lets it ride smoothly on hard surfaces while it adds protection from punctures. Tough eight-ply-rated construction includes a highly puncture resistant Aramid composite layer. At $175 for the 30x10R14 size, the Aftershock XD’s price is about $10 less per tire than other eight-ply tires. It’s also available in 28x10R-14, 28x10R-15 and 30x10R-15. Raceline’s Black Mamba beadlocks are…