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2020

PHOTO GALLERY: 2021 DAKAR RALLY

Sand and sights of the SSVs By the staff of Dirt Wheels Photos by WESTx1000 and Dakar.com The 43rd annual running of the Dakar Rally took place in the first half of January. It’s the longest off-road race on the planet. Trucks, buggies, bikes and quads all take part in the historic, grueling event. Competitors have to […]

2020 CAN-AM MAVERICK X3 TURBO

By the staff of Dirt Wheels 2020 CAN-AM MAVERICK X3 TURBO From the earliest introduction of the Can-Am Maverick X3 line, the byword has been” performance.” One year there was a normally aspirated model, but we never saw one. We have only experienced X3 versions with factory-installed turbos, and the lion’s share of those are […]

2020 HONDA TRX250X

By the staff of Dirt Wheels 2020 HONDA TRX250X This may not be the infamous and cultist TRX250R two-stroke ripper, but the humble Honda TRX250X has outlasted and sold in greater numbers than the old two-smoker. One is a pure-bred racing-style ATV, while the other is the perfect transitional ATV, or even the final landing, […]

2020 CAN-AM MAVERICK X3 X RC TURBO RR

By the staff of Dirt Wheels 2020 CAN-AM MAVERICK X3 X RC TURBO RR When Can-Am introduced the Maverick X3 X rc Turbo R in 2018, it was an immediate sales success. Not only did it have that great 72-inch track width and long-travel suspension like the premium performance X3 X rs Turbo R, but […]

2020 DAYTONA ATV/SX

By the Dirt Wheels Staff and Ken Hill, Photos by Stephen Tripp/www.stephentripp.com 2020 DAYTONA ATV/SX As part of Daytona International Speedway’s 50th anniversary of Supercross, ATV Supercross (ATV/SX) provided the fans what we hoped was a glimpse at the 2020 season. Round one for the AMA Pro ATV class did indeed kick the season off […]

NEW CAN-AM ADVENTURES

By Staff of DIRT WHEELS BRP launched a new pilot program, “Uncharted Society”, that will offer more than 40 expertly curated experiences using Powersports vehicles in the United States. From the Grand Canyon, Zion National Park, the Gulf of Mexico, the Rockies, Joshua Tree, and many more bucket-list destinations, you will be able to live […]

2020 CAN-AM MAVERICK VS. HONDA TALON

By the staff of Dirt Wheels 2020 CAN-AM MAVERICK VS. HONDA TALON. Can-Am and Honda make two of the newest and most impressive 1000cc, normally aspirated, trail-focused UTVs on the market. It seemed only natural to get them together for a rigorous comparison to see which one has the goods for trails, and to find […]

2020 SUZUKI KINGQUAD 750AXi

By the staff of Dirt Wheels 2020 SUZUKI KINGQUAD 750AXi. Suzuki made its biggest ATV-related release of the past decade with the fully redesigned 2019 KingQuad 500AXi and 750AXi. Since then, Suzuki hasn’t needed to make any updates due to the great quality and handling of the platform. It did, however, come out with Rugged […]

2020 POLARIS GENERAL SPORT

By the staff of Dirt Wheels 2020 POLARIS GENERAL SPORT Back in 2016, Polaris set the benchmark for what has become the sport-recreation segment of UTVs. Once there was just utility UTVs, but Polaris introduced the first RZR 800 and created the sport UTV market. Those early RZR models are not nearly as “sport” as […]

2020: THE NEW KING OF THE HAMMERS

2020: THE NEW KING OF THE HAMMERS Off-road racer and fabricator Jesse Haines defied the odds by winning the 4600 class at the 2020 King of the Hammers’ Every Man Challenge in his Mahindra ROXOR. King of the Hammers is a unique event that combines elements of desert racing with rock crawling.  The punishing 143-mile […]