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THE MOST INTERESTING MAN IN THE WORLD

-- Yes, I drove Honda's new Talon -- By Joe Kosch It may surprise you to know that I am the most interesting man in the world. Frankly, I was surprised myself. My life was completely normal, except that I get to drive a lot of very cool UTVs in neat places, and then something extra special happened—I got to drive the new Honda Talon sport UTVs before most people. It was a brief ride, but I got to take turns as driver and passenger in the Talon 1000R and the Talon 1000X. Suddenly, I can be around a familiar crowd of UTVers…

2019 POLARIS RZR RS1

The RS1 is the ultimate in single-seat UTV performance and a great value, with its Turbo-grade drivetrain, drifter brake pedal and ECU programming. This machine joins a potent 110-horsepower engine with a rear-mounted radiator to a light, compact, long-travel chassis, and it’s priced like a 75-horsepower RZR 900.  Get a detailed look at this unique machine's most interesting features and what it's like to drive here: https://utvactionmag.com/10-rzr-rs1-fast-facts/ Motor type 999cc liquid-cooled, 8-valve, DOHC…

2019 POLARIS RZR XP 4 TURBO S

New for 2019, the XP 4 Turbo S combines a 72-inch width and industry-first 32-inch ITP Coyote tires with Polaris’ exclusive Dynamix suspension controlling damping on front Fox Podium 2.5 and 3.0 rear Live Valve piggyback shocks yielding 25 inches of travel. Dual torsion bars also fight body roll, and seat belts are replaced by SubZero four-point harnesses. An aluminum roof and Sparco steering wheel are also S upgrades. See the full test here https://utvactionmag.com/test-2019-polaris-rzr-xp-4-turbo-s/ Motor type 925cc…

MACHINE OF THE DAY: KYMCO UXV 450i

If a smaller UTV with a smaller price is what you need to get into the fun of UTVing, Kymco’s UXV 450i is a great way to go that’s about half the price of many big vehicles. Kymco's UXV 450i has impressive performance and terrain tackling ability for its size. This machine fits into most full-sized pickup trucks for easy transport.See the full test here https://utvactionmag.com/test-kymco-uxv-450i-camo/ Engine type Liquid-cooled, SOHC, 4-valve, 4-stroke single cylinder Displacement 443cc Fuel metering 38mm Synerject…

MACHINE OF THE DAY: KAWASAKI TERYX LE

The 783cc V-twin makes 47 pound-foot of torque at 5,500 rpm, and the CVT has a centrifugal clutch for longer belt life. Redesigned front styling is more aggressive, and the Fox Podium 2.0 shocks are plush and feature 24-position compression-damping adjustment. Limited Editions have a new matrix camo choice, roof, four LED lights and trick aluminum rims with 27-inch Bighorns on  14-inch wheels. See the full test here https://utvactionmag.com/test-kawasaki-teryx-le/ Motor type 783cc, 8-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC V-twin…

THE NEW APRIL ISSUE IS HERE!

-- UTV Action, April 2019 is on sale now! -- It's available at your local stores. Or, we'll deliver it right to your home. Put your name on the list here> https://hi-torque.com/product/utv-action-holiday/ There's lots of good stuff in the new April 2019 issue you'll want to see. For a preview look at the Table Of Contents Pages below: . .

MACHINE OF THE DAY: HONDA PIONEER 1000-5 LE

The Pioneer 1000-5 seats 5 and sports a compact 80.2-inch wheelbase for maneuverability. It's powered by a smooth, quiet 999cc inline twin with a 6-speed transmission, paddle shifters and Dual-Clutch Transmission with automatic and manual modes. Convertible rear seats offer room for passengers or cargo. The Deluxe adds LED lights, 14-inch aluminum rims, and HPC Camo option. Limiteds get I-4WD, Fox QS3 shocks, Hill-Start Assist and Electronic Brake force distribution. See the full test here…

MACHINE OF THE DAY: CUB CADET CHALLENGER 750

Cub Cadet Challengers are loaded with features, including adjustable piggyback reservoir shocks, winch, windshield, doors, roof, mirrors, H-D bumper, turn signals, full skid plate and bed liner. These machines are available through Cub Cadet’s large dealer network. See the full test here TEST: CUB CADET CHALLENGER 750 | UTV Action Magazine Motor type 735cc/546cc liquid-cooled, 4-valve, SOHC EFI single Transmission Dual-range CVT w/ rev. & EBS Drive system 2WD/4WD/4WD diff-lock Suspension/travel:…

MACHINE OF THE DAY: CF MOTO ZFORCE 800

CFMoto has two versions of its Zforce 800cc V-twin. Both make 62 horsepower. Trail models have 50-inch width. EX models have 60-inch width with 10.6 inches of front and 10.2 inches of rear travel. Both sport CVTech CVTs with engine braking, 3000-pound winch, bumpers, roof, tilt steering,mirrors, A-arm guards and more. See the full test here https://utvactionmag.com/cfmoto-zforce-800ex-4x4/ Motor type 799cc, 8-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC V-twin Transmission Dual-range CVT w/ R & EBS Drive system 2WD/4WD/4WD front…

MACHINE OF THE DAY: CAN-AM MAVERICK X3 TURBO R/X3 TURBO

The 172-horsepower X3 Turbo R and 120-horsepower X3 Turbo have the performance, handling, comfort and styling that make the X3 family so desirable in more affordable versions. Both are 64-inch cars with 20 inches of travel controlled by Fox Podium 2.5 piggyback shocks with QS3 compression adjusters for simplicity and performance. See the full test here! CAN-AM MAVERICK X3 TURBO | UTV Action Magazine Motor type 900cc, 12-valve, liquid-cooled DOHC triple Transmission Dual-range CVT Drive system 2WD/4WD/4WD w/diff-lock…

NEW POLARIS RANGER BACK COUNTRY LIMITED EDITIONS!

Polaris just introduced the RANGER XP 1000 EPS Back Country Edition available in 3 and 6-seat models. Built with stronger capabilities, the new limited-edition models are purpose-built for hunters operating in extreme riding conditions – from rocky mountain trails to the marsh.  Available in exclusive Polaris Pursuit® Camo, these limited-edition models are factory-equipped with features hunters need and demand. To power through the elements, the 82 horsepower ProStar® 1000 engine is paired with a reduced gear ratio…

POLARIS JUMPS BACK INTO THE BOAT BUSINESS!

There's big growth in the boat market and Polaris wants a piece of the action. Polaris recently acquired fishing boat maker Larson Boat Group. Last May, Polaris purchased pontoon boat maker Boat Holdings. Polaris also purchased part of a tournament fishing organization in November. The National Marine Manufacturers Association recently said new powerboat sales in 2018 hit their highest level since 2007, or some 280,000 boats, a 4% increase over the year before. Total annual U.S. sales of boats, marine products, and…

Can-Am Attacks Qatar Cross Country Rally!

At least seven Can-Am Maverick racing teams are entered in the 2019 Manateq Qatar Cross-Country Rally running from Feb. 21-26 including the Monster Energy Can-Am team of Reinaldo Varela / Gustavo Gugelmin. The Monster Energy Can-Am South Racing teammates, who earned a podium at the 2019 Dakar race and won it in 2018, are now taking on the field in the desert landscapes of Qatar. The South Racing Can-Am Team has entered a pair of Can-Am Maverick X3 drivers as well in Oman’s Abdullah Al-Zubair and Russian driver Fedor…

Ken Block’s Gymkhana TEN: The Can-Am Special! Guanajuato, Mexico

It's live! Ken Block's "Gymkhana TEN: The Can-Am Special!" from Guanajuato, Mexico just went live on the Hoonigan Bonus Channel and on many social channels. See the Can-Am Special Bonus footage here: https://youtu.be/upK9uFaAWCM Quick-witted individuals will notice that this is a near shot-for-shot re-creation of the Mexico section from Gymkhana 10. Block says, "Cool to see that the Can-Am Maverick X3 Turbo R can handle the same exact terrain as my 600hp Ford Focus RS RX that we used to film that action."…

THE NEW MARCH ISSUE IS HERE!

-- UTV Action March 2019 is on sale at your local newsstands now -- There's lots of good stuff inside you'll want to see. Make sure you pick up a copy, or you can get us to deliver it right to your home. We'll also give you a $25 gift card. Put your name on the list here> https://hi-torque.com/product/utv-action-holiday/ For a preview of what's in the new March issue check out the table of contents pages below. . .

GET THE NEW FEBRUARY 2019 ISSUE

-- READ ABOUT THE NEW HONDA TALON -- UTV Action Magazine's new February 2019 issue is at your local stores now and you'll want to make sure you get a copy. Or, you can get us to deliver it right to your home. Put your name on the list here> https://hi-torque.com/product/utv-action-holiday/ For a preview of whats inside check out the table of contents pages below. . .