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Honda’s Autonomous ATV Getting Closer To Reality

Imagine an ATV sized snow blower that runs it self. How about a search and rescue machine that can get to places humans can’t, or won’t go. This reality is getting closer as Honda rolled out their AWV at the World Of Concrete expo in Las Vegas this month seeking input. Several machines are being beta tested so tweaks can be made before final production begins. We see a lot of good things coming out of this technology. Stay tuned.

JESSE HAINES WINS KING OF THE HAMMERS WITH HIS ROXOR

Off-road racer and fabricator Jesse Haines defied the odds by winning the 4600 class at the 2020 King of the Hammers’ Every Man Challenge in his Mahindra ROXOR. King of the Hammers is a unique event that combines elements of desert racing with rock crawling.  The punishing 143-mile course consisted of high-speed lake beds, rollercoaster-like roads, and some of the hardest rock crawling canyons in the world.  “We had very few issues, we got out of the car a couple of times but nothing major,” Haines shared at the finish line.…

YZ450F TRIKE FROM BVC

Yamaha Tri-Z YZ450F Custom Trike Build from BVC Trikes BVC Trikes is known for their epic custom builds and do-it-yourself conversion kits. The latest build to roll out of their shop is this Tri-Z build with a YZ450F motor. To check out more of their kits and builds, head to their site  https://bvctrikes.com/ Also check out another awesome BVC trike build here at Dirt Wheels Check out more of our epic three wheeler stories like this one! TRICK KTM TRIKE CONVERSION JOE BYRDS TPC 450R TRIKE

2020 ATV BUYER’S GUIDE: 4X4

By the staff of Dirt Wheels ARCTIC CAT ALTERRA 570 Arctic Cat is back! Textron owns the company, but the historic brand name is back with machines that are trail-ready. The Alterra 570 has independent front and rear suspension sporting 10 inches of travel at each corner to smooth out terrain. Cargo racks and towing capability make it a great worker. An EPS version is available. Engine type: Liquid-cooled, SOHC, 4-stroke, Displacement: 545cc, Transmission: CVT w/ reverse, Final drive: Shaft, Fuel…

2020 ATV BUYER’S GUIDE: SPORT

By the staff of Dirt Wheels Dirt Wheels started 40 years ago featuring the best handlebar-controlled three- and four-wheeled machines in the industry. We haven’t let that tradition go, and neither have the great ATV manufacturers in our industry. We put together 100 machines, and their variations, from 14 different companies in this “2020 Buyer’s Guide.” Can-Am and Polaris keep things interesting with the most available models in their lines. Polaris shocked the industry by announcing the impressively wide and…

TRICK KTM TRIKE CONVERSION

Michael Noska owns 220 Trikes LLC and produces some of the coolest three-wheel conversions around. This model started life as a 2018 KTM 450xc-f. A kit from 220 was utilized to transform the two wheel dirt bike into a three-wheel fun machine. These parts included triple clamps, subframe and much, much more. Plastics and a seat from KTM's short lived ATV lineup was used to make this machine look seamless, along with an ATC front fender. 220 added custom triangular foot pegs, but kept the stock KTMs air box intake…

ROXOR: NEW 2020 MODEL

The ROXOR evolves with the introduction of new styling, new gearing, and a flood of new accessories in 2020;

UTV PROJECT: SECTOR SEVEN RZR PRO

First turbo in the family By the staff of Dirt Wheels Sector Seven is the relatively new but innovative UTV product division of longtime off-road parts manufacturer Pro Moto Billet. Company owner Lynn Hodges is in Idaho where there are all sorts of off-road opportunities, so it was inevitable that his family would end up with a Polaris XP 1000 4 in its stable. As son Sheldon got a little older, he was looking for something sportier to drive, and the then-new Polaris RS1 was added to the family’s fleet. The RS1 project…

UTVs of the 2020 Best In The Desert series

Take a look at all the impressively built UTVs that we captured at the 2020 Best in the Desert series. The first round was held in Parker, Arizona with 132 UTV team entries!

POLARIS ANNOUNCES NEW MODELS & REDUCED PRICES

Polaris Off Road, the world leader in powersports and off-road innovation, today introduced all-new 2020 RZR and Sportsman limited-edition models with factory-installed accessories and premium upgrades. Polaris RZR also announced reduced pricing for the 2020 RZR XP 4 Turbo, RZR XP Turbo, RZR S4 1000, RZR S 1000 and RZR S 900 providing greater value to customers when purchasing a new unit. As the first 50-inch RZR to come factory-installed with RIDE COMMAND, the all-new 2020 RZR 900 FOX Edition gives riders the confidence to…