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HOW-TO: 10 Tips on Buying a Used UTV

-- What to look for when shopping for a good deal -- 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 atvtrader, there are many options to view the available herd of UTVs, and begin the process of narrowing down the quality values and weeding out the not-so-promising SxSs. Research is key when it comes to…

CAN-AM WINS DAKAR AGAIN!

BRP’s Maverick X3 side-by-side  vehicle has won the 41st edition of the Dakar Rally in South America for the second year in a row. A popular choice for many racing teams, the Maverick X3 vehicle was dominant on the circuit, as nearly 80% of the vehicles racing in the SxS category were Maverick X3, proving Can-Am’s leadership in this category. Can-Am had more than 20 teams entered in the 2019 Dakar Rally, which lasted 11 days and featured a 5,000-kilometer course (around 3,100 miles) that started and ended in Lima, Peru.…

CAN-AM’S 2018 CHAMPIONSHIPS

-- Can-Am racers earn wins in North America, South America, Africa & more -- CAN-AM PRESS RELEASE: – Can-Am racers won multiple off-road championships in 2018, including the famed Dakar Rally and consecutive Best In The Desert series titles, making it another banner year for Can-Am racing. “The season kicked off with monumental success as Can-Am Maverick X3 Turbo R racer Reinaldo Varela and Gustavo Gugelmin won the world-famous Dakar Rally in South America,” said Jeff Leclerc, Team Leader, Can-Am race department. “From…

2019 CAN-AM OUTLANDER 650DPS

-- Testing big changes to a proven 4x4 performer -- By the staff of Dirt Wheels Can-Am has one of the most extensive lineups of ATVs on the market. We have tested many of their machines over the years, and while a lot of them are great, there was always something off with the handling characteristics. It is safe to say the Canadian manufacturer has figured it out for 2019! Their Outlander and Renegade line of the 650, 850 and 1000R have all received new upgrades for 2019. Our test subject is the popular Outlander 650…

CAN-AM ADDS MORE NEW 2019 MODELS

-- It just keeps getting better -- By the staff of Dirt Wheels Can-Am consistently pushes the envelope with their ATV and UTV lines. We thought they provided enough great upgrades on the Outlander and Renegade ATV lines to keep us four-wheeler riders enthused for 2019 models. They even introduced the impressive new 60-inch-wide Maverick Sport model that is based on the Maverick Trail. Can-Am couldn’t stop there for the year. No, instead they had a late introduction of models that includes the all-new four-seat…

CAN-AM SNOW-TRACK KIT

-- Apache Backcountry Track Kit – Maverick Trail Adaptability -- The Maverick Trail side-by-side vehicle is considered an adaptable off-road vehicle because it can tame nasty off-road terrain, yet also adeptly squeeze into the tightest of 50-inch trails, all while providing its occupants the confidence they need to further push exploration. Although already agile and adventurous from the factory, the Maverick Trail can now add quests in secluded Snowbelt regions to its list of proficiencies, thanks to the launch of the…

2019 CAN-AM OUTLANDER 650 DPS

-- Big changes make a big difference -- Right now the Dirt Wheels crew is testing Can-Am's new 2019 Outlander with power steering. The full review will appear in our December 2018 issue, but here's some quick info we can let you in on now. The most noteworthy news is they made some changes to the shocks and suspension. Along with that, Can-Am added a front sway bar system to the 650 and revised the sway bar in the rear. The 650cc V-twin engine didn't really need any changes from last year's model, as it has alway…

PROJECT CAN-AM X3

-- Lady Venom: When the passenger seat is no longer enough -- By the staff of Dirt Wheels Famed Baja 1000 winner Malcolm Smith has the perfect explanation for how uncomfortable it is to ride in the passenger seat of an off-road machine: “The passenger seat is 20 mph faster than the driver’s seat.” When she first ventured into off-road, Kristin Flanders had very little experience driving in the dirt or in sand dunes. She didn’t grow up with off-roading, so was happy to let her husband Ryan handle the driving. As time…

2019 CanAm Additions: New Sport, Xrc, and Xmr!

 All-New Maverick Sport MAX vehicle redefines family excursions  Bold specialty packages designed to overcome challenging terrain BRP (TSX:DOO) continues to conquer the heart of off-road enthusiasts in North America and expands the Can-Am off-road brand’s footprint in the side-by-side industry by introducing an all-new Can-Am Maverick Sport MAX DPS 1000R and new innovative specialty packages. The Can-Am Maverick Sport MAX DPS 1000R delivers riding excitement for up to four riders in a daring, precise and…

2019 CAN-AM LINEUP

-- Taking a closer look at the mean machines for 2019 -- After spending the last few years making sure that the Can-Am Maverick X3 line was making life rough for its sport UTV competitors, the 2019 Can-Am line-up has refinements for UTVs but is heavy on upgrades for the company’s extensive line of ATVs. In addition to upgrades in suspension, two of the most popular quads are actually cheaper than they were in 2018. Apparently, Can-Am likes being able to say that the 172-horsepower X3 Turbo R lineup is the most powerful…

CAN-AM MAVERICK TRAIL

-- Testing a great UTV for narrow trails --  When the announcement came that Can-Am had a new, secret sport machine coming for 2018, we couldn’t imagine which direction the Canadian giant could be going. With the Maverick X3s, Can-Am had the widest, longest-travel and, for 2018, the most powerful production UTVs made. The plan wasn’t to top the X3, but to push the Maverick family in another direction with an X3-inspired, 50-inch, legal trail machine. Four total Maverick Trail vehicles make up the Trail line: Maverick…