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Honda 400EX

Will HISTORY REPEAT ITSELF?

Editors note: this editorial piece was written over 5-years ago. Its interesting to note that we need this exact kind of resurgence in the Sport ATV market that we saw in 1999. New machines that changed things       It’s interesting how the introduction of one particular vehicle can have a big effect. It […]

HONDA 400EX VS. YAMAHA 660R RAPTOR VS. BOMBARDIER DS 650

This was the epic Sport Shootout between the Honda 400EX the Yamaha Raptor 660R and Bombardier’s DS 650.   Not since the halcyon days of the late eighties has there been as much excitement in the high-performance ATV ranks as there is right now. Honda got the ball rolling just a few years ago with […]

DIRT WHEELS GREATEST HITS

Dirt Wheels Greatest Hits are machines that our fans liked the most according to their interactions.  So we put together the top 15 most popular posts from the last year to bring you all the best content in one package! We don’t always get a lot of information about the epic machines our readers send […]

PROJECT HONDA TRX400EX

Budget build by the staff of Dirt Wheels PROJECT HONDA TRX400EX In world history, the Dark Ages were well before the discovery of America, but for the sport ATV world, the dark ages were the 1990s. Yamaha kept the sport quad light burning with the Blaster and the Banshee, but other brands shied away. Just […]

SHOOTOUT OF THE CENTURY

SHOOTOUT OF THE CENTURY When Honda came out with its TRX250R in 1986, the ATV world became a much better place. It wasn’t long before this two-stroke machine became known as the best high-performance quad ever made. Life was good for quad riders for four years, and then the bad news came. Honda announced that […]

2019 HONDA 400EX EXHAUST SHOOTOUT

2019 HONDA 400EX EXHAUST SHOOTOUT Back in 2001 Honda was selling 400EX sport quads as fast and they could make them. It was an extremely popular machine and it seemed like every body had one.  The number one thing on their minds was to make these Hondas even better. Or, more to the point, how […]

ALUMINUM-FRAME HONDA 400EX

— Could this be the ultimate 400EX? — Honda sold thousands of TRX400EX sport quads and you still see plenty of them out on the trail. Rarely are they box stock though, because the 400EX has always been a popular machine for its owners to modify and improve. Of the modified and customized EXs we’ve […]