Growing John Deere Gator UTV Family Provides Utility and Power to Meet Customer Needs

Growing John Deere Gator UTV Family Provides Utility and Power to Meet Customer Needs

John Deere introduces the Gator™ XUV590i and XUV590i S4 Crossover Utility Vehicles, designed for operators who desire performance, comfort and customization. Equipped with a powerful twin-cylinder engine, independent four-wheel suspension and availability of more than 75 attachments, the XUV590i provides an unparalleled balance of performance and work capability in the mid-size class. “The XUV590i and…

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2016 Yamaha YXZ1000R First Ride

2016 Yamaha YXZ1000R First Ride

Yamaha breaks new ground in the UTV and side-by-side segment with its YXZ1000R. Featuring a liter-sized three-cylinder engine mated to a manual five-speed sequential gearbox the YXZ1000R promises pure-sport but will it deliver? We spent a day driving behind the wheel to find out in this review. If you missed it, check out the First…

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2016 Can-Am Defender First Look

2016 Can-Am Defender First Look

BRP revealed its first utility side-by-side, the 2016 Can-Am Defender, during a recent, semi-annual dealer meeting. The Defender will be available in four different versions: standard, DPS, XT and XT Cab. All will be powered by BRP-developed Rotax V-Twin engines; the standard, DPS and XT available in HD8 (50 horsepower) or HD10 (72 horsepower) and…

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Yamaha YXZ1000R Introduction in Photos

Yamaha YXZ1000R Introduction in Photos

Last week Yamaha turned the UTV and side-by-side industry on its side with the debut of its all-sport YXZ1000R. Yamaha’s latest car appeals to drivers seeking the utmost in performance, control, and most importantly, everyday reliability — a hallmark trait the Tuning Fork company is renowned for. Check out some photos from this private dealers-only event from…

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2016 Yamaha YXZ 1000R First Look

2016 Yamaha YXZ 1000R First Look

Yamaha strikes back in the UTV and side-by-side segment with its pure sport, three-cylinder and manual gearbox-powered YXZ 1000R (prices start at $19,799). Yamaha’s all-new YXZ is designed for off-road thrill seekers that want the utmost in performance and durability. POWERTRAIN The YXZ borrows engine architecture from Yamaha’s snow sport department sourcing a four-stroke and…

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2016 Suzuki KingQuad 750 & 500 First Ride

2016 Suzuki KingQuad 750 & 500 First Ride

Of all the major ATV manufacturers, Suzuki has been the quietest of late. The past few years have seen even proven and popular models fade away instead of receiving updates. With a shrinking line-up, we were excited to see improvements to the KingQuad 750 and 500 last year as both mounts were given performance upgrades,…

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