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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 common reasons to change an ATV’s CVT belt. UTVs are heavier, so they are harder on CVT belts, whether they are high-horsepower sport models or not. No matter what your CVT-motivated machine is, it will need a new belt sooner or later. We based our belt guide on the Polaris RZR XP 1000 model. It is a…

CAN-AM MAVERICK X3 X ds TURBO R

-- Testing Can-Am’s best 64-inch car with no-brainer mods -- By the staff of Dirt Wheels: Can-Am continues to have a huge presence in the UTV market with multiple iterations of the Maverick X3 platform. The X3 is available with a 64-inch track width and a 72-inch width. Of the 64-inch machines, the $25,399 Maverick X3 X ds Turbo R is the best equipped. Key among the updates are the premium Fox 2.5 Podium RC2 piggyback shocks with dual-speed compression and rebound adjustments. The X ds also comes stock with…

2019 CAN-AM MAVERICK SPORT X RC

-- On The Rocks UTV Test --  By the staff of Dirt Wheels Can-Am has made certain that Dirt Wheels has been along for the entire rise of the new Maverick line. The first release was the 50-inch Maverick Trail 800 and 1000. Fifty-inch machines are vital for some trail networks, but they are by definition a little limited in appeal, so we were not at all surprised when Can-Am released the Maverick Sport. Using the same basic skeleton and V-twin engine architecture, Can-Am announced the 60-inch-wide Maverick Sport…

CANAM DOES FATHERS DAY FOR YOU

Dads come in many different shapes, sizes and forms, just like ATVs and side-by-side vehicles. What do you get a dad who is tired of receiving a new coffee mug adorned with the words “World’s Greatest Dad” on it? While a new cup is always nice, a new vehicle and a Can-Am accessory for it is sure to convince your pops that you really do love him. Here are seven amazing 2020 Can-Am off-road vehicles and at least a dozen Can-Am accessories, from large to small, that will give your dad a Father’s Day he won’t forget! Let's start…

2020 CAN-AM X3 GETS 195 HP

-- First report on the 2020 Turbo, Turbo R & Turbo RR -- CAN-AM PRESS RELEASE: Since its inception in 2017, the Maverick X3 super-sport side-by-side vehicle has impressed the masses with its invigorating performance and one-of-a-kind styling. Can-Am has reinforced its performance authority for 2020 with a new Maverick X3 Turbo RR engine that now supplies an industry-leading 195hp. That’s a gain of 23hp and 11 lb-ft (135 lb-ft) from the new Rotax mill. These reliable gains were achieved by adding a bigger turbo,…

2020 CAN-AM ATVs

-- Click on each model name below for full info -- 2020_DS-70_EN 2020_DS-90_EN 2020_DS-90-X_EN 2020_DS-250_EN 2020_Outlander-450-570_EN (1) 2020_Outlander-450-570_EN 2020_Outlander-Base_EN 2020_Outlander-DPS_EN 2020_Outlander-Edition_450_570_EN 2020_Outlander-Edition-650_EN 2020_Outlander-MAX-6x6-DPS-450_EN 2020_Outlander-MAX-6x6-DPS-650_EN 2020_Outlander-MAX-6x6-XT-1000_EN_V2 2020_Outlander-MAX-450-570_EN 2020_Outlander-MAX-DPS-450-570_EN 2020_Outlander-MAX-DPS-650_EN…

Cajun Muddy Gras at Muddy Bottoms

Mossy Oak GO, the camouflage brand’s all-new 100% FREE television and mobile digital streaming platform, has shared the latest and greatest Can-Am S3 Powersports “Visions of Victory” episode for your viewing pleasure. Along with the complete episodes from two previous seasons, MOGO shared live today Season 4: Episode 6 "Cajun Muddy Gras at Muddy Bottoms.” Log on and watch Dustin “Battle Axe” Jones, his S3 Powersports cohorts and a special Can-Am faction take on the deep muck at Muddy Bottoms in Sarepta, La. Jones,…

RAPTOR 700 vs. OUTLANDER 800

-- How do these machines compare out on the trail? -- Can a big 4x4 quad hang with a fast sport quad through the woods? Can a fast sport quad run with a big 4x4 quad through mud and water? The Dirt Wheels crew set out to answer those questions in this sport versus 4x4 comparison. Although the shootout took place in our June 2011 issue, the information and results still holds true today. GET YOUR $25 GIFT CARD HERE> https://hi-torque.com/product/dirt-wheels-holiday/ . . .

2019 CAN-AM RENEGADE X xc 1000R

-- Testing the fastest 4x4 around -- By the staff of Dirt Wheels By now you may be thinking to yourself, “Really? Another 2019 Can-Am quad test? That’s three in a row!” Or, you could be entirely too stoked about reading up on their impressive machines. Either way, this Can-Am, isn’t just “another one.” The Renegade X xc 1000R is in a league of its own! This is hands down the Canadian company’s most impressive and powerful ATV to the point of absurdity. Do we really need 91 horsepower in a quad? Well, no. But do we…

2003 QUAD SHOOTOUT

-- Raptor, Banshee, Z400, DS650 & Cannondale 440 -- Since the first issue of Dirt Wheels back in 1980, the editors and test crew have done shootouts to see which ATV is best. We did that again in the January 2003 issue. At that time the five fastest machines were Yamaha's Raptor and Banshee, Suzuki's Z400, Bombardier's DS650 (Can-Am) and Cannondale's 440. So, how did each one rate for power, handling and suspension? Well, you can find out by reading the article below as it originally appeared.…

PROJECT CAN-AM X3

-- Bolting on just about every accessory part available -- Russell Porter has the enthusiasm of a happy-go-lucky child in a man’s body. Buggy Whip, his successful family company, needed a rolling UTV showcase to help promote its products. Russ jumped like a kid in a candy store at the prospect of turning a Can-Am Maverick X3 X rs into a wicked display car. Buggy Whip has a great reputation, so many leading companies were ready to participate in the build. Russ was able to pick and choose, but he did a lot of choosing,…

CAN-AM’S 2019 RACING TEAM

-- Nearly 30 ATV & UTV racers going for the championships -- Can-Am announced its 2019 Can-Am racing team as well as its ATV and SSV Rider Contingency Program. Nearly 30 total professional racers and teams will compete under the 2019 Can-Am racing umbrella, receiving various forms of factory support. The national amateur and professional contingency program covers numerous racing series and includes dedicated racing payouts for eligible drivers who compete with the Maverick X3 side-by-side vehicle, Can-Am Outlander and…