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2021 UTV BUYER’S GUIDE

Just when you think the UTV world is settling down… By the staff of Dirt Wheels 2021 UTV BUYER’S GUIDE *Our 2021 UTV BUYER’S GUIDE.  Another fun-filled opportunity to find out what’s available to the UTV loving public out there.  New models, other models dropped from the lineup, exciting changes to existing models—it’s all there for 2021. […]

FIRST LOOK: 2021 ARCTIC CAT LINEUP

2021 ARCTIC CATS: FIRST LOOK By the staff of Dirt Wheels   2021 ARCTIC CATS: FIRST LOOK Specialized Vehicles (www.arcticcat.com.) has announced a complete 2021 line of handsome quads, nicely equipped utility/recreational UTVs, and the rowdy and ready Wildcat XX for sport UTV enthusiasts. Unlike some brands with a million esoterically named models, Arctic Cat […]

Arctic Cat® Announces 2021 Off-Road Lineup

Arctic Cat® Inc., a Textron Inc. company and part of the Textron Specialized Vehicles business, announced today its model year 2021 off-road lineup. “For the 2021 model year, Arctic Cat has simplified its product lineup, with a sharp focus on offering high-performance side-by-sides and ATVs across the most popular product classes and categories in the […]

ASSAULT ARCTIC CAT SPEED WILDCAT XX

By the staff of Dirt Wheels ASSAULT ARCTIC CAT SPEED WILDCAT XX.  Once Jason Craycraft saw information on the release of the Arctic Cat Wildcat XX, he was sure that he had found his UTV. As the early-release machines reached dealers for sale, he snapped one up. In a show of patience that we can […]

2020 UTV BUYER’S GUIDE: ARTICAT TO KAWASAKI

Options and more options By the staff of Dirt Wheels What an exciting year for the UTV world! There have been big changes in the sport side, with Honda stepping up with a pair of two-seat Talon models. The Talon X is trail biased, and the longer-travel, wider Talon R is more pure sport. A pair […]

2020 ATV BUYER’S GUIDE: 4X4

It’s here, the 2020 ATV BUYER’S GUIDE: 4X4 Enter to win a free set of tires and wheels by taking our 2021 readers survey here.   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 […]

CVT BELT BUYER’S GUIDE

By the staff of Dirt Wheels CVT BELT BUYER’S GUIDE For a wide number of the most popular and best-selling ATVs and UTVs, the heart of the power delivery system is the CVT belt. There are a few extreme ATV riders who are hard on the CVT belts, but time and mileage are the most […]

PROJECT WILDCAT TRAIL 700

By the staff of Dirt Wheels – PROJECT WILDCAT TRAIL 700 This could be the lowest-budget UTV project that we have ever covered in Dirt Wheels. Derek Hunt and his brother Chris spend their days creating incredibly exotic electric bikes for their company, Hi-Power Cycles (www.hi-powercycles.com). Don’t tell anyone, but despite their penchant for things […]

TRACKER OFF-ROAD ATVs & UTVs

TRACKER OFF-ROAD ATVs & UTVs It was nearly two years ago when Textron announced that it had purchased Arctic Cat. Because of Textron’s reputation and clout that it carries in the aviation industry, this was not necessarily viewed as bad news by most people. Among the many companies, it owns are Cessna and Beechcraft airplanes, […]

DO-IT-ALL EVO WILDCAT XX

By the staff of Dirt Wheels DO-IT-ALL EVO WILDCAT XX Evo Powersports is known for ramping the power up on turbocharged UTVs. With Evo products, you can make some massive gains. In fact, we have driven the company’s 400-horsepower Can-Am Maverick X3. But this Textron (now Arctic Cat again in 2019) Wildcat XX is an […]

2019 UTV BUYER’S GUIDE: ARCTIC CAT

2019 UTV BUYER’S GUIDE: ARCTIC CAT TEXTRON WILDCAT XX/XX LTD One of the hottest new sport UTVs on the market is the all-new Textron Wildcat XX and XX LTD. This machine was designed with help from professional racer Robby Gordon to produce one of the best suspension systems on the market. Part of the suspension […]