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YXZ1000R GYTR TURBO

— Testing Yamaha’s  180 horsepower kit — By the staff of Dirt Wheels, Photos by Adam Campbell The exhilaration of speed is an addiction off-road addicts just can’t seem to shake. Yamaha is one manufacturer that fuels our passion for going fast with their pure-sport lineup of machines. They also have a dedicated team of engineers […]

BoonDocker Dominator Turbo

What Can Dominator Do For You? For the RZR-XPT enthusiast that demands the highest performance, the Dominator is a direct replacement turbocharger and ECU tuning package centered around affordability and runability.  Don’t let this easy-to-own turbo fool you: the Dominator unlocks up to 193 HP on pump gas or 210+ HP on Av-gas (100LL).  This new bolt-on turbo […]

CAN-AM MAVERICK X3 X RS vs. POLARIS RZR TURBO DYNAMIX

— Horsepower kings go head to head — In the production UTV world of colossal horsepower and monstrous torque, there are two brands that stand in a power struggle atop the sport UTV world. The two companies that offer these titans of the UTV world are Polaris and Can-Am. The machines we’re speaking of are […]

TOP PROJECT ATVs

The Dirt Wheels crew will ride a box-stock quad for awhile, but then we start thinking about ways to improve its performance. Building project quads is a way of life for us. Here is a list of some that made it into the Dirt Wheels Project Quad Hall of Fame. Click on the links above […]

TUESDAY TREAD: FUEL GRIPPER TIRE & VECTOR BEADLOCK WHEEL

— DIRT WHEELS TIRE TEST: Tire and wheel that “fuel” your off-road fun — We were impressed with the performance of the Gripper tire. It helped our Can-Am climb some gnarly rock terrain, worked great in the sand and improved the handling of the car on high-speed sections.   When you hear the name Fuel […]

UTV QUICK DRIVE: 2017 CAN-AM MAVERICK X3 X RS TURBO R

Resetting the bar By the staff of Dirt Wheels     Things have been progressing steadily in the world of sport UTVs. The machines at the pointed end of the class have been stepping up in suspension, overall machine size and power. The changes have been consistent and the landscape has been ever-changing, but there have […]

2017 Can-Am Maverick X3 Finally Unveiled!

BRP unveiled its flagship performance side-by-side vehicle, the Can-Am Maverick X3, tonight at its annual dealer meeting in Orlando, FL. The vehicle, with up to 24” of suspension travel, is longer, wider and more powerful than anything in the sport UTV class. “With the Can-Am Maverick X3, we set a goal to deliver a clear […]

PROJECT MACHINE: BLINGSTAR CAN-AM MAVERICK TURBO

Power with pleasure By the staff of Dirt Wheels We’ve spent a lot of time in the Can-Am Maverick 1000 since its release, and you possibly have read in past issues our opinions of the car. This time we wanted to tune up some of the Maverick’s soft spots and make the car great at destination-type […]