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WIDE OPEN: Does sway-bar disconnect belong on your UTV?

By Joe Kosch UTVs are loaded with trick off-road technology that drivers of other machines would love to have. But now and then, we spot something cool on other vehicles that UTVs don’t have yet, like the electric sway-bar-disconnect mechanism on the new Ford Bronco. Not sure what a sway bar is or why you’d […]

2023 CAN-AM LINEUP HAS ARRIVED

BRP Inc. continues to build upon the demand of the Can-Am product portfolio, with record setting market share gains in all-terrain vehicle (ATV) and side-by-side vehicle (SSV) categories. The 2023 Can-Am ATV youth lineup introduces three all-new Renegade fuel-injected youth models, while the full-size Outlander and Renegade lineups feature a bold new look and feel, […]

UTV PROJECT: POWER SPORTS NATION KAWASAKI KRX 1000 PROJECT

Working in reverse By the staff of Dirt Wheels, Photos by Casey Thomas Power Sports Nation is a Nebraska-based company the specializes in used parts for ATVs and UTVs. Originally, the company sold complete used engines that were in good shape, but now it fully rebuilds and refurbishes engines to sell as crate motors complete with […]

EVENT: 2022 DAKAR RALLY

The longest race on the planet By the staff of Dirt Wheels In its five-decade history, the Dakar Rally has fielded top riders and drivers from all over the globe to take on the two-week stage race. The U.S. fan base has grown in recent years as American competitors started entering the UTV (SSV) and ATV […]

EVENT: SAND OUTLAW’S 2021 SEASON CHAMPIONSHIP

It all came down to Glamis Sand Dunes and Oldsmobile Hill By Juli Moore/www.dirtndunez.com The General Tire Sand Outlaw Series took over the famed Oldsmobile Hill again this year. In all, 56 drivers from across the U.S. and Canada took to the sand to compete for the $35,000 series championship purse. This race was the finale […]

ELECTRIC: FIRST EVER VOLCON STAG UTV

Volcon Stag is redefining the off-road experience. Built by enthusiasts for enthusiasts, the Stag is purpose-built with today’s leading technologies.  Volcon ePowersports only builds cutting-edge, off-road vehicles in a class of their own. Utilizing the latest EV technology, the Stag offers the same thrilling performance of a standard UTV without the noise (or pollution), allowing […]

WIDE OPEN: Decisions, decisions

By Joe Kosch This may be the best time to be a UTV enthusiast, but for people interested but unfamiliar with the activity, I know the huge selection of different UTV models is confusing. The only self-explanatory UTV categories are youth machines and utility UTVs. Sport and recreation machines, the kind most enthusiasts buy, vary […]

2023 TERYX KRX®4 1000 SPORT UTV LINEUP

Kawasaki is proud to announce the arrival of its Teryx KRX®4 1000 sport side-by-side lineup for 2023. The all-new four-seater opens the doors for families to enjoy outdoor adventures in class-leading comfort and brings the high-performance and dependability needed to dominate any adventure. The all-new four-seater is built off of the platform of the highly […]

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 […]

ULTIMATE SHUTTLE RUN VEHICLE

Down hill mountain biking is a rush. Peddling a bike to the top of a hill is not. After our initial test of the Polaris General Troy Lee edition , we set out to build the ultimate shuttle run vehicle to take to the local mountains. The build was simple using Polaris accessory parts and […]

VINTAGE RESTORATION: 1977 HONDA ODYSSEY FL250

There may never be a better early Odyssey By the staff of Dirt Wheels This entire restoration started as an idea that Mike Palmgren of Vintage Motorsports had back in 2004 while working for the Honda Collection Hall in Japan. Yutaka “Tony” Ikeda was the long-time Honda employee who was given the job of putting together […]