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QUADZILLA vs. LT-R450: DUNCAN RACING SHOOTOUT

QUADZILLA vs. LT-R450: DUNCAN RACING SHOOTOUT Dune season is right around the corner. We know you’re itching for cooler weather so you can migrate back into the desert. Now is the time to polish that chrome, freshen that engine, and get out your flags. To go along with this theme, we thought we would take […]

CVT BELT BUYER’S GUIDE

By the staff of Dirt Wheels 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 […]

SUZUKI VANVAN

Test impression by the staff of Dirt Wheels SUZUKI VANVAN We recently did a short feature on the internet dealing with the short-lived, fat-tired Honda Fat Cat two-wheeler. The response was incredible! That response brought back memories of hitting the dunes and trails on the Honda Fat Cat and the Yamaha BW80, 200, and 350. […]

TWO-STROKE QUAD SHOOTOUT

TWO-STROKE QUAD SHOOTOUT *Back in the June 1987 issue of Dirt Wheels, we did a comparison of the three hottest 250 quads you could buy at that time. Below is a reprint of that original article for your viewing pleasure. MORE ARTICLES YOU’LL LIKE: https://dirtwheelsmag.com/shootout-of-the-century/ https://dirtwheelsmag.com/25-years-ago-in-dirt-wheels/ https://dirtwheelsmag.com/shootout-1986-honda-trx250r-vs-lt250/ To subscribe to Dirt Wheels Magazine in print […]

2020 SUZUKI KING QUAD “RUGGED PACKAGE” OPTION

2020 SUZUKI KING QUAD “RUGGED PACKAGE” OPTION Suzuki Motor of America, Inc., the inventor of the four-wheel ATV, is proud to introduce its new KingQuad with Rugged Package models to its 2020 ATV lineup. Available on select 2020 KingQuad 750AXi Power Steering SE+, 500AXi Power Steering SE+, 750AXi Power Steering, and500AXi Power Steering models, the Rugged Package includes newly designed front […]

BLAST FROM THE PAST

BLAST FROM THE PAST This 1991 Quadracer 250 and 2011 Quadracer 450 are 20 years apart. How are they different and how are they the same? Find out by reading this reprint below from the April 2011 issue of Dirt Wheels. Get $25 gift card here> https://hi-torque.com/product/dirt-wheels-holiday/ . . .

THE MIGHTY QUADZILLA

THE MIGHTY QUADZILLA Suzuki gets credit for coming out with the first quads as we know them today. First, they introduced some little 4-stroke versions, and then in 1985, they unleashed a high-performance 2-stroke machine known as the Quadracer 250. Suzuki gave us a couple of years to get used to that great machine and […]

ELKA LEGACY SUSPENSION TEST

By the staff of Dirt Wheels — ELKA LEGACY SUSPENSION TEST Most sport quad riders are weekend warriors who love upgrading their machines. One of the smartest purchases you can make is in the suspension department. A lot of riders think that adding power parts will make your quad faster. That can be true; however, […]

2003 PERFORMANCE QUAD SHOOTOUT

2003 PERFORMANCE QUAD SHOOTOUT 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 […]

2019 SUZUKI KINGQUAD 500AXi

By the staff of Dirt Wheels 2019 SUZUKI KINGQUAD 500AXi  Suzuki was the creator of the modern quad. During a time of three-wheelers, the difference a quad made was simply stunning. The upgrades came fast after those early quads, and in many cases it was Suzuki coming up with the innovations. Recently, though, the Suzuki […]

SUZUKI QUADRACER 250

SUZUKI QUADRACER 250 Honda’s TRX250R gets most of the attention, but it actually owes its existence to Suzuki. The Quadracer 250 came out in 1985 while Honda, Yamaha and Kawasaki were focussed only on 3-wheelers. At that point Honda set its engineers on building a high-performance 2-stroke 4-wheeler to compete with the Suzuki. Granted, Honda […]

2018 SUZUKI QUADSPORT Z50 & Z90

By the staff of Dirt Wheels 2018 SUZUKI QUADSPORT Z50 & Z90 Until seeing them parked together side by side, you could be forgiven for thinking the 2018 Suzuki QuadSport Z50 and QuadSport Z90 are the same machine but in different colors. Both machines share many features and technical specifications but are physically distinct. For […]