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UTV SHOOTOUT: 2020 CAN-AM MAVERICK SPORT X XC VS. HONDA TALON 1000X

Trails to anywhere By the staff of Dirt Wheels 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 out where they excelled. […]

UTV TEST: 2020 HONDA TALON 1000X-4 & 1000X-4 FOX LIVE VALVE

Fun with friends, family and computers By the staff of Dirt Wheels We were in the room when Honda announced the 2020 Talon 1000X-4 and Talon 1000X-4 Fox Live Valve to the dealer network. There was no mistaking the dealers’ excitement; however, our enthusiasm was somewhat tempered by the announcement that the 1000X-4 siblings would be […]

Team Honda Talon Factory Racing Announces Drivers

Fresh off their successful 2019 season in short-course racing, Eliott Watson and Christopher Polvoorde are joining the new Team Honda Talon Factory Racing program, being run under the same Jeff Proctor leadership of the proven Honda Off-Road Racing Team. The factory effort is designed to prove the Honda Talon’s prowess in desert racing. “We’ve had […]

20″ WHEELS & 35″ TIRES ON TALON

— 2019 Honda Talon gets ready for the mud — Down in Louisiana there’s a good deal of mud that you may come across while riding off-road.  4×4 quads with big mud tires are quite popular in the bayous and the same is true with UTVs as well. Honda of Covington is located across Lake […]

2019 HONDA TALON

— What it’s like to drive Honda’s all-new sport UTVs — By the staff of Dirt Wheels Honda has kept the existence of its new Talon X and Talon R UTVs quite a secret. Even when it seemed sure that something was in the works, and spy photos leaked, the actual specs remained a mystery. […]

2019 Honda Talon 1000X Test

When we started to hear that Honda would build a sport UTV, we assumed it would be a single model motivated by some version of the proven Pioneer power train. We never imagined that there would be two models released at the same time! In addition to the 68.5 inch wide, 20-inch travel Talon 1000R, […]

THE NEW MARCH ISSUE IS HERE!

— On sale now: March 2019 Dirt Wheels — Full report on the exciting new performance UTV from Honda. Plus, this issue is packed with lots of other good stuff you’ll want to see. Make sure you pick up a copy at your local newsstand.  Or, you can do what most people do and have […]

HONDA TALON INSIDE SECRETS

For More Dirt Wheels Click HERE to Subscribe!  — Interview with the Honda Talon’s senior design engineer — Erik Dunshee has been with Honda R&D America since 2009, which is based in the Torrance, California, office. He was responsible  for developing the look of the Talon and he gave us some insight on  that process […]