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TERYX4 LE VS. WOLVERINE X4 SE

— KAWASAKI vs. YAMAHA SHOOTOUT — When Kawasaki introduced the Teryx4 800 FI for 2012, its only sport-UTV competition was the 60-inch RZR 4 800, and quickly following, the aftermarket produced long-travel kits for racing the T4. Our favorite Moab mount has long been the HCR Teryx4, but the four-seat Turbo and other extreme-performance UTVs give consumers […]

2019 YAMAHA YXZ1000R SS SE TEST

— New changes to make it a better back east woods machine — The 2019 YXZ1000R is the most extensively upgraded version of the five-speed sport machine to be released so far, and many of the improvements are aimed at making it faster and more fun in eastern riding conditions. Fully manual and Sport Shift […]

2019 POLARIS RZR XP 4 TURBO S

— Testing the fastest & strongest 4-seater UTV from Polaris — At a glance, the RZR Turbo S four-seat looks like the other four-seat RZRs in the lineup; however, park the new model next to a current XP 4 and you will see a huge difference. It’s taller, wider and will handle wide-open trails way […]

SSR SRU170RS

— Testing a mini UTV for young off-roaders — Manufacturers don’t need to make youth UTVs more exciting to get kids interested; they’re crazy about them already. SSR did it anyway. Cool stying, aluminum wheels, LED lights, big bumpers and useful features like a spare tire, mirrors and instrumentation make the SSR SRU170RS stand out. […]

POLARIS RS1 PERFORMANCE UPGRADES

— Walker Evans Racing build — Polaris is enjoying great success with its first extreme-performance single-seat UTV. The RZR RS1 has racked up several major race wins, and we’re seeing quite a few of them in the dunes and desert. We tested the long travel, HCR Racing RS1 at Moab for the September 2018 issue […]

KAWASAKI TERYX4 800FI LE

— Trail testing an affordable 4-seater UTV — In a world where many four-seat UTVs cost $20,000 to $30,000, Kawasaki’s Teryx4 800FI delivers a lot of performance, good looks and family fun at a hard-to-beat price. While the basic design hasn’t changed in years, the Teryx4 does many things very well in stock form, and […]

POLARIS RZR XP 4 1000 EPS

— Testing the most cost effective Polaris 4-seater — Polaris has many irons in the fire, and one of them is the Polaris Adventure subsidiary we’ve reported on previously. Contributors Jack and Shane Trittler have invested in Mojave Adventures (760-495-2474) with a small fleet of 2019 Polaris RZR XP 4 1000 EPS units in Black Pearl, […]

HONDA 1000 RACER

— Walker Evans Racing build — When Honda first introduced the Pioneer 1000, several racers expressed interest in turning that innovative UTV powerplant into a racing machine. We knew Honda was working on its own sport UTV, as we’ve reported on the all-new Talon over the last few months, but Reid Nordin of Walker Evans […]

SIDI DUNA BOOTS

— Testing top gun UTV driving shoes — WHAT IT IS: Sidi may be a new name to some UTVers, but the Italian company is one of the world leaders in boots for motorsports, like motocross, motorcycle road racing, street motorcycling and bicycling. Sidi’s Duna UTV adventure boots are reinforced over the ankle boots that are designed […]

BALLISTIC D UNIVERSAL STEERING WHEEL

— Testing a great product from Assault Industries — Assault Industries’ Ballistic D universal steering wheel is a D-shaped, leather-covered wheel with an aluminum frame and a billet-aluminum center plate. The stitching on the leather cover is available in six colors to match most popular UTVs. To provide more room for the driver, the Assault […]

UTV TIRE TESTS DIRECTORY

— The UTV Action crew puts them to the test to see how they rate — Tires are the number one thing UTV owners buy for their machines. They can make a big difference to the handling and performance of UTVs based on the terrain in which they’re ridden. There are plenty of companies making […]

MOOSE RACING XC1 RAIN JACKET

— UTV Action Product Test — Moose Racing specializes in hard parts and riding gear for dirt bike and ATV riders, and the Moose Utility Division now covers UTV riders as well. The new Moose Racing XC1 rain jacket is an addition to the ADV1, Expedition, Qualifier and XCR lines of off-road gear for all […]

MACHINED INTEGRATIONS WHEEL BEARING GREASER

— Testing a smart product — Here is a wheel bearing greaser tool developed by Machined Integrations that allows you to easily add grease to wheel bearings. The product is basically the same size as the center part of your wheel hub where the axle rides, minus the splines. There is a groove spot flanked by […]

HMF RACING X3 EASY-GRIP DOOR HANDLES & GLOVE BOX PANELS

— UTV Action Magazine Product Test — HMF Racing has specialized in performance exhaust systems for ATVs, UTVs and motorcycles for 22 years. Hans Luenger started HMF in his garage in 1997, and by 1999 moved to Brooklyn, Ohio, building Ducati exhausts for Fast by Ferracci, and then bringing street bike exhaust technology to the […]

2019 YAMAHA WOLVERINE X2 SE

— Testing the lighter & sportier 2-seater version — When Yamaha designed the four-seat Wolverine X4, they created a new, more refined vehicle built around a new, twin-cylinder 850 engine. We’ve been hoping for a two-seat Wolverine 850 since the four-seater was introduced, and now it’s here! WHAT’S NEW? Yamaha didn’t just drop the 850 […]

POLARIS RZR XP 1000 EPS

— Testing the hottest non-turbo RZR — With the high-performance Turbo wars raging, Polaris still has a strong following with the extreme-performance RZR XP 1000 EPS, so much so it serves as the base for the all-new single-seat RZR RS1 and is still winning races in both short-course and longer desert races and rallies. The […]