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Suzuki KingQuad vs. Polaris Sportsman: Shootout

KINGQUAD Classic ATV philosopher Tsing Song said, “A quad can’t cross the same stream twice.” We have no idea what that actually means, but it might say something about how no two rides, destinations or quads are the same. That’s especially true in the middleweight utility quad market, which is a mix of machines from […]

2012 ATV Buyer’s Guide

Every year, it’s like a whole new world. The landscape of modern ATVs is always changing, and each season there’s a new trend that needs exploration. For 2013, we see a further expansion of the ATV spectrum at both ends. There are more high-end models than ever before, with high-output motors and high-tech features like […]

SUZUKI KINGQUAD 750AXi

Power steering is very subtle on the Suzuki. It helps when you want it, but is invisible otherwise. You would expect the Suzuki KingQuad 750AXi to be a rude, snarling beast. You would expect it to have the table manners of a giant ogre, to be hard to contain and impossible to manage. After all, […]

2014 SUZUKI QUADSPORT Z90

Suzuki is back! After a four-year hiatus, the Quadsport Z90 is back to teach kids how to ride. Undeniable truth number one: Youth-sized ATVs are the safest, most responsible way to introduce a child to motorsports. They are sized properly, the performance is appropriate, and they have controls that let a child advance at his […]

2013 SUZUKI KINGQUAD 400 4X4

The 4×4 quad world is going full speed in two different directions. At the high end, we have twin-cylinder, 1000-pound machines with more features and creature comforts than a Lexus. At the other end, we have renewed emphasis on 300cc, two-wheel-drive quads that focus groups say they want. That leaves the real bread-and-butter ATVs, like […]

2014 SUZUKIS

Suzuki’s KingQuad lineup contains some of our favorite 4×4 machinery, and the royal family is back in force for 2014. These royals aren’t from Britain. The KingQuad line is assembled in Georgia at the Suzuki Manufacturing of America Corp. facility, and the head of the family is the True Timber Camo KingQuad 750AXi Power Steering. […]

2014 SUZUKI QUADSPORT Z400

It is a little depressing to see former racers who are so competitive that they have to quit riding after they quit racing. Somehow they don’t have the ability to back away from the ragged edge and just enjoy roosting around with good friends, finding a new trail or even just ride a day with […]

YAMAHA YFZ450 VS. SUZUKI LT-R450

Honda, Kawasaki and Can-Am still sell new 450s, but they are basically unchanged over the previous few years. Yamaha’s YFZ450R is the only high-performance sport quad that has seen any significant changes lately. It has improvements to the motor, clutch, suspension, tires and bodywork. Just by throwing a leg over the YFZ, we can easily […]