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KENDA MASTODON HT TIRE TEST

-- The Mastodon HT is Kenda’s latest UTV tire that has been specifically designed for intermediate to hard-pack surfaces. The Mastodon line also includes an AT model designed to be the more do-it-all UTV tire with a more aggressive tread designed for clean-out in the mud. We mounted and ran the Mastodon HT on DWT’s Sector beadlock rims. MATERIALS: The Mastodon tire is made from high-quality chip- and tear-resistant rubber. FEATURES: The Mastodon HT combines radial construction with an extra-tough, heavy-duty,…

NEW UTV VIDEO GAME IN THE WORKS

NEW UTV VIDEO GAME IN THE WORKS More has been unveiled about Overpass™, the new off-road simulation developed by Zordix Racing and published by Bigben. A new video highlights the game's unique and innovative concept, which fans of motorsports and extreme driving will love. At the controls of 25 buggies and quads from big-name manufacturers (Arctic Cat, Yamaha, Polaris and Suzuki), players will need to negotiate scree slopes, steep inclines and various obstacles on extreme off-road and technically challenging…

BRIMSTONE PARAGON IS BACK! SEPT. 27th-29th 2019!

Live performances by Easton Corbin, Jimmie Allen, and Dillon Carmichael Nitro Circus Hi-Octane FMX Showcase Saturday Night Fireworks Yamaha Motor USA & Polaris RZR Demos Wild Mountain Rampage & Over 300 Miles of Offroad Trails to explore.

THIS 6’ TUBE KEEPS ANY UTV FROM BURNING TO THE GROUND

 Whether you are carrying cargo or not, you should be carrying some sort of fire extinguisher product like Assault’s Quick Release Kit.  However an interesting product we discovered lately, highly used in the RV industry, can detect and extinguish a fire automatically and quicker than you can.  Called, ProTeng, the tube can be wrapped and routed above your engine, turbo and exhaust, below the bed and zip tied in place. A smaller tube can be used near the battery, fuel tank or larger electrical components.  In the event…

2020 BEST IN THE DESERT RACE SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

You may notice the Mint 400 (March 2-8) and UTV World Championships absent from the 2020 BITD Schedule. Those two races are being promoted by Mad Media this year and are separate from the BITD series. They will still be around and are both must see or race events. Now that BITD has released its schedule expect the UTVWC dates and location announced shortly.  Starting with the season opening Parker 250 on January 10-11, 2020 and wrapping up with the BlueWater Desert Challenge in October, racers will contest for the most…

2019 YAMAHA YXZ1000R & SE

-- More upgrades and a lower price -- Yamaha's YXZ1000R and YXZ1000R SE have fully manual 5 speed transmissions rather than belt-type automatics. For 2019 the price dropped by $1000 on these YXZs along with being completely revised with lower gearing, a re-sculptured cage and larger rear-mounted radiator, larger 29-inch tires with new rim bolt pattern, and new Fox shock and EPS settings. They also get more-tunable Fox RC2 shocks and beadlock rims. See a full test of the  heavily upgraded 2019 YXZ here: …

2019 POLARIS ACE 570 EPS

-- Most fun for the money -- The Ace 570 gives you access to 50-inch trails, a fun 45-horsepower, single-cylinder engine and a quick-handling chassis with dual A-arm suspension front and rear. It’s loaded with premium features like dual torsion bars for handling, doors, aluminum wheels, engine braking and power steering for under $9500. You can see a full Ace 570 test here:  https://utvactionmag.com/test-polaris-ace-570-sp/ Motor type 567cc liquid-cooled, 4-valve, DOHC single Transmission Dual-range belt/pulley CVT…

2020 ARCTIC CAT STAMPEDE

The two-seat stampede has an 80 horsepower inline twin and double A-arm suspension with 9.5 inches of travel up front and 10.5 in the rear. This machine's four wheel drive system features selectable 2WD/4WD, an automatic locking front differential and a lockable rear differential. The extended cab provides extra storage, and the tilting bed holds 600 pounds of cargo. The 2020 Stampede sells for $13,499, $1000 less than the 2019. See UTV Action's test of a previous Stampede model here:…

2019 POLARIS RZR 570 & EPS

Starting at $10,599, the RZR 570 is one of the most affordable ways to get in on the fun of a true sport UTV. The 570’s 50-inch width lets it go where larger machines can’t, and light, effortless handling makes it easy to drive. The 570 EPS upgrades to variable-assist EPS, CVT with EBS and black aluminum wheels,. Both sport ZF Sachs shocks and dual sway bars. See UTV Action's full test of the RZR 570 here: https://utvactionmag.com/test-polaris-rzr-570/ Motor type 567cc, liquid-cooled, DOHC, EFI single Transmission…

2019 ARCTIC CAT/TEXTRON WILDCAT 700 TRAIL, XT & LTD

Arctic Cat/Textron’s 50-inch Wildcats come in three versions with Fox HPG shocks, 10-10.5 inches of travel and dual torsion bars. The Trail has steel rims, while the XT adds alloy wheels, EPS and Earth Blue and Lime bodywork. The Trail LTD upgrades to metal half doors, charcoal metallic bodywork, and Fire Red rims and cage. See UTV Action's full test of the Wildcat Trail here: https://utvactionmag.com/arctic-cat-wildcat-trail-700-xt-eps-test/ Motor type 700cc 8-valve, liquid-cooled DOHC I-twin Transmission Dual-range…

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 CAN-AM MAVERICK TRAIL 800R & DPS

Maverick Trails were new last year, with 800 models sporting a 51-horsepower V-twin tuned for torque. The X3-like frame places the engine under the bed for a comfortable 50-inch wide cabin. The base 800 is white, while DPS models add Can-Am red paint or MOBUC Camo wrap, tri-mode EPS, and unlocking rear diff. See UTV Action's full test of the Maverick Trail here: https://utvactionmag.com/test-can-am-maverick-trail-800-dps/ Motor type 800cc, 8-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC V-twin Transmission Dual-range CVT w/ rev.& EBS…

2019 JOHN DEERE RSX860E

John Deere’s sport UTV does an honest 60 mph with a 62-horsepower V-twin and well-tuned suspension. The 860E has steel wheels, low buckets seats and no EPS, while the 860M upgrades to EPS; either can be upgraded with Fox Podium 2.0 shocks, high-back bucket seats, aluminum wheels with Bighorn 2.0 tires, nerf bars, roof and a Warn 3.500-pound winch. See UTV Action's complete 2019 Sport UTV Buyer's Guide here: https://utvactionmag.com/buyers-guide-2019-sport-4x4-utvs/ Motor type 839cc liquid-cooled, DOHC, 8-valve EFI twin…