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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 […]

HOW TO BUY A USED UTV

HOW TO BUY A USED UTV As the UTV market expands, there are a lot of enthusiasts purchasing new machines and putting their old ones on the market. Those used machines can be where a smart buyer stakes their claim on a handsome deal for a (new to them) UTV. With sites like Craigslist and […]

2019 TEXTRON OFF-ROAD HAVOC X

By the staff of Dirt Wheels:  2019 TEXTRON OFF-ROAD HAVOC X Dirt Wheels’ first experience with the Textron Stampede was back when the brand was called Bad Boy. Since then, parent company Textron has changed their name, though the impressive Stampede remains pretty much the same. Even though the Stampede is largely intended as a […]

2019 TEXTRON LINEUP

By the staff of Dirt Wheels 2019 TEXTRON LINEUP When Textron Specialized Vehicles acquired Arctic Cat, both brands benefited. Arctic Cat’s quad and UTV lines got an injection of interest, backing and engineering capability, and Textron picked up an instant dealer network and a full, competitive line of machines. In the last year the combined […]

NEW ATV & UTV CRANKSHAFTS FROM HOT RODS

— Arctic Cat gets added to the list — PRESS RELEASE: Building on the success of our high-quality OEM replacement rods, Hot Rods crankshafts have become the first choice for aftermarket OEM quality replacement cranks! These replacement crankshafts are regarded as the premiere alternative to costly options from the manufacturer. In addition to being a […]

2019 Wildcat XX Updates!

Key Features Three-cylinder 998cc DOHC naturally aspirated 4-stroke engine with EFI delivers 130-hp performance, ultra-quick response and maximum durability. • The wishbone-style, trailing arm rear suspension delivers race-proven performance throughout its 18 inches of travel, with an 80 percent reduction in track width change compared to other designs. • Double A-arm front suspension features unequal […]

MUD RACING IN THE MIDWEST

— Second Annual Hay Days Mud Expo in Minnesota — Midwest Championship Mud Racing (MCMR) was a big part of the recent Hay Days event and everyone enjoyed the wild mud-slinging action. The folks at Textron were proud to let us know that the Textron Mud Racing Team scored four first place finishes at the […]

2019 Textron Havoc Models!

KEY FEATURES 100-HP Twin Cylinder SOHC EFI Engine • 67-ft.-lbs. of Torque • FOX 2.5 Podium QS3 Shocks (X Model) • On-Demand AWD • Customizable Speed Controller • Standard Electronic Power Steering • Standard Full Doors • Four-Wheel Double-A-Arm Suspension • Front and Rear Sway Bars • Class-Leading 24-cu.-ft. of Storage with Extended Cab • […]

$6,999 KODIAK 700 vs. $5,999 VLX 700

— 4×4 ATV comparison — Not everyone wants to spend 10 grand or more for a big 4×4 quad. For the more economy minded they automatically look at the lower-priced 500 – 550 4×4 quads in a manufacturer’s line up. But then Yamaha said, “Hey, it costs us just about the same to make a […]

2019 TEXTRON QUADS ARE HERE

— ALL-NEW 570 & REVAMPED 700 — PRESS RELEASE: New Alterra 570 Headlines Textron Off Road’s 2019 ATV Model Lineup and it includes an updated Alterra 700 line powered by the new Textron Motors 700 engine for greater power and performance. “We are committed to growing our Textron Off Road lineup of powerful, precision-engineered ATVs,” said John […]

TEXTRON’S ALL-NEW PROWLER PRO

— With new whisper-quiet 3-cylinder engine — Textron Off Road Press Release: Introducing the all-new, pure-utility 2019 Prowler Pro and Prowler Pro XT. Built in Thief River Falls, Minn. by the company known for precision engineering that fuels adventurers and hard workers all over the world, both models deliver quiet gas power and unmatched reliability […]