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2016 UTV BUYER’S GUIDE: Utility/Recreation

CONTACTS Arctic Cat: (218) 681-9851, www.arcticcat.com Can-Am: (715) 848-4957, www.can-am.brp.com CFMoto: (888) 823-6686, www.cfmoto.com Hisun: (972) 446-0760, www.hisunmotors.com Honda: (310) 783-2000, www.powersports.honda.com John Deere: www.deere.com Kawasaki: (949) 770-0400, www.kawasaki.com Kymco: (864) 327-4744, www.kymcousa.com Pitster Pro: (801) 796-7416, www.pitsterpro.com Polaris: (888) 704-5290, www.polarisindustries.com SSR: (562) 926-2888, www.ssrmotorsports.com Yamaha: (714) 761-7300,…

BUYER’S GUIDE: 2016 Sport ATVs

Another year has passed, which means new and exciting ATV models have hit the market. Nowadays, these machines are coming with more features at better price points. Power steering is becoming a standard feature on a lot of new machines, which is a nice thing to have. The 4x4 market is gaining new models every year, which is a major plus; unfortunately, the sport-quad side of things is beginning to dwindle. There are less offerings of sport ATVs than we have seen in a long time. Yamaha’s Raptor 250 and 125 have become more…

BUYER’S GUIDE: 2016 4×4 ATVs

Another year has passed, which means new and exciting ATV models have hit the market. Nowadays, these machines are coming with more features at better price points. Power steering is becoming a standard feature on a lot of new machines, which is a nice thing to have. The 4x4 market is gaining new models every year, which is a major plus; unfortunately, the sport-quad side of things is beginning to dwindle. There are less offerings of sport ATVs than we have seen in a long time. Yamaha’s Raptor 250 and 125 have become more…

BUYER’S GUIDE: 2016 2×4 ATVs

Another year has passed, which means new and exciting ATV models have hit the market. Nowadays, these machines are coming with more features at better price points. Power steering is becoming a standard feature on a lot of new machines, which is a nice thing to have. The 4x4 market is gaining new models every year, which is a major plus; unfortunately, the sport-quad side of things is beginning to dwindle. There are less offerings of sport ATVs than we have seen in a long time. Yamaha’s Raptor 250 and 125 have become more…

BUYER’S GUIDE: 2016 Youth ATVs

Another year has passed, which means new and exciting ATV models have hit the market. Nowadays, these machines are coming with more features at better price points. Power steering is becoming a standard feature on a lot of new machines, which is a nice thing to have. The 4x4 market is gaining new models every year, which is a major plus; unfortunately, the sport-quad side of things is beginning to dwindle. There are less offerings of sport ATVs than we have seen in a long time. Yamaha’s Raptor 250 and 125 have become more…

PROJECT ATV: Kymco 4×4 Racer

Racing is an expensive proposition. It seems like no matter what class you run, you are always racing against guys with a bigger budget. Well, there is a group of guys in the GNCC series who are trying to build up the 4x4 Lites class in hopes of keeping it a level playing field without breaking the bank and attracting more riders to the sport. 4X4 LITES This class in the GNCC series was aimed to get local riders attracted to the sport at all the different venues the series stops at every two weeks. Chances are, within a…

Camo Machine Guide: Buyer’s Guide

For a number of years now, camouflage has been introduced on many models from ATV/UTV manufacturers. Hunters mainly use camo to hide their machines from the eyes of their prey. Camouflage is made of different colors or materials that are collaborated into a pattern to help conceal or make objects hard to see. Traversing landscapes on a brightly colored vehicle scares game away by distracting them from the natural habitat in which they reside. There are many ways to disguise your ATV or UTV other than purchasing a machine…

BUYER’S GUIDE: ATV/UTV Bumpers

Whether you call them bumpers, brush guards or grab bars, installing an aftermarket bumper can really change the appearance of your machine. Furthermore, some products do offer a little protection to your lights or radiator, and some can even accept the mounting of a winch or sway bar. We have done some legwork for you by assembling the largest gallery of aftermarket bumper products anywhere. Here you will find the top styles from the best brands and all the info you need to help make your purchase. UTVs ASSAULT…

2015 ATV BUYER’S GUIDES

It’s going to be a good year. The ATV market is expanding at both ends. Sure, there are more big quads with new features, but there are also better offerings at the low end of the price scale. At the dealer level, ATVs are fighting for floor space with an ever-growing fleet of UTVs, which take up more space but have been very profitable. So, a dealer can’t afford to have overpriced quads that don’t move. The bottom line is that ATV-makers have responded by putting more technology in less expensive models. Many are coming…

2015 UTV Buyer’s Guide

This will be remembered as the time when the UTV world grew up. Until now, manufacturers have been searching, experimenting and exploring new places in the market. We not only get new products each year, but we get new types of products. Two-seaters expanded into four-seaters, then six-seaters. Sport models became competition models, and UTVs are becoming more specialized all the time. What all this means to you is more choices. There are more offerings that do more things for more types of people than ever before. But,…

2015 Youth Quad Buyer’s Guide!

APEX 50/70/90/100 (TBA) Apex is a company in Chandler, Arizona, that has many of the bits and pieces of its competition-oriented ATVs manufactured overseas. The same basic machine is offered with two-stroke motors of four-different sizes: 50cc, 70cc, 90cc and 100cc. It comes ready to race with competition suspension, nerf bars, hydraulic disc brakes, aluminum-spun wheels and good tires. ARCTIC CAT DVX 90 ($2799) This is the snazzy version of the Arctic Cat 90 and has a distinctly sporty look. Under the bodywork,…

2015 4X2 ATV Buyer’s Guide!

ARCTIC CAT 300 ($4299) Arctic Cat’s basic 4x2 has been around a very long time and has proven to be a reliable machine at a good price. The 300 has a 270cc liquid-cooled motor that drives a CV transmission with high, low and reverse. The suspension is fully independent with double A-arms on all four corners. The front rack can carry 50 pounds; the rear, 100. The 300’s towing capacity is 500 pounds. ARCTIC CAT 150 ($3699) This machine is very similar to the Kymco 150. It has steel racks and a towing capacity of…