Cool People Wear Helmets. Get it? Got it. Good!
Will anyone stop Can-Am from winning rally races this year? They have been dominant with the Monster Energy, Can-Am, South Racing team in 2019. Their dominance continued into the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge in the famous dunes of the empty quarter this week.
Two things we know for certain: Kawasaki is definitely building a sport side-by-side, and Casey Cordeiro is a genius! Yes, both of those may come as a surprise but they both are true. This week, Casey had the idea to check for side-by-side patents, which turns out was a great move because what popped up but a patent that has been awarded to Kawasaki for
What is going on with all of the major truck manufacturers this year?! Are they trying to make it even more difficult for us to decide which HD truck to buy for all of our towing and hauling needs? If that's their goal, they are doing a great job because each of the Big 3 manufacturers have new or significantly revised HD trucks for the 2020 model year. Chevy's new HD could be regarded as the boldest update yet – what do you think?!
The Mint 400 is quickly becoming one of the most iconic off-road races in the world, especially with almost 600 racers taking the green flag this year. 2019 also marked the year that the motorcycles are back at the Mint. In the ever-growing UTV class, Polaris took both the Turbo and Naturally Aspirated (N/A) class championships, with Mitch Guthrie JR taking the overall.
Polaris typically has a steady stream of vehicles that they release throughout the year, and 2019 has proved to be no different. Recently, they took the covers off of several of their new Ranger models, including the Ranger XP 1000 EPS Back Country Edition (available in both 3- and 6-seat models). Ride Command availability has also been expanded to be factory-installed in the Ranger Crew XP 1000 EPS and the Ranger Crew XP 1000 EPS NorthStar Edition. The latter of those also adds two exterior color options to the lineup to freshen up the package and give it a distinct look.
Well it happens to the best manufacturers! Arctic Cat recently announced recalls on Textron Off-Highway utility vehicles, which includes the 2019 Textron Havoc and 2018 Stampede and Rustler model side by sides. The side-by-sides included are listed below with further details.
The 2020 GMC HD trucks are officially been unveiled, and we are excited to bring you the latest information on these trucks and when you can find them at your local GMC dealership!
Further pushing the envelope to make their UTVs true multipurpose and multi terrain vehicles, Can-Am off-road unveiled more accessories for their X3 and Defender lineup. Not only did they release a newly developed track system, but they also have an extended lineup of plows for their side-by-side vehicles.
What do you get when you put Ken Block, a driving machine, into a Can-Am Maverick X3 also a driving machine? You get a bunch of driving machine action! If watching some crazy Maverick X3
What is the best way to get the full "scoop" on the new Honda Talon pure sport side-by-side? Have the man and off-road product planner Wayne Lambert walk you through it! Below is a short walk around video where Wayne points out the two different models of the Honda Talon, and gives the details on this new sport machine from Honda.
Right on the heels of GM and Ram HD truck unveilings, Ford is the latest to update their lineup of HD trucks. With all of the cosmetic and powertrain upgrades, can the Ford hold the top sales spot and continue it's success in the HD truck market? Needless to say Josh is very very excited about the updates as the Ford guy around here!
Yes, it's true, Textron Off Road listened to their customers and dealers – the Arctic Cat name is back in off-road for 2019!
Every January, Polaris unveils new color ways to their UTV lineup to freshen up some models and give potential buyers something new to look for in their local dealership. Occasionally, Polaris surprises the industry with a new model or two during this time period, too. Well, this year is one of the years where a new model is released. While it isn’t an “all-new” platform like the ACE lineup was several years ago,
Tracker Off Road, a new division of Bass Pro Shops and Textron Off Road, is a newly introduced UTV nameplate for the 2019 model year.
2019 RAM Heavy Duty trucks were recently announced at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. In addition to a styling refresh for the new model lineup, especially with the interior getting a major overhaul, the Cummins turbo diesel gets heavy revisions and a power upgrade to 1000 ft-lb of torque. Yes, you read that right!
Today marks a very significant triumph for the Honda Motor Corporation. The company is traditionally known as being conservative with an emphasis on engineering greatness that is carried through the ownership of the machine with an extreme amount of durability. We have been waiting many years for a true sport side-by-side from Honda,
At this year's AIMExpo in Las Vegas, Mahindra took the opportunity to unveil more accessories for the popular ROXOR lineup. Our staff was there to check out the latest accessories.
Have you ever wanted to be a part of a fun and challenging event?! Well, the Yamaha XTReme TErrain Challenge might just be the one you have been looking for! Check out the information below, including how to register and what this all-new event is all about!
In an unprecedented move of confidence by an off-road manufacturer, Yamaha impressed everyone in the off-road world by unveiling their all-new 10-YEAR BELT WARRANTY! Yes, you read that right, and if you’re worried about fixing your CVT belt on the trail, that is no longer a concern if you buy a Yamaha.
Yamaha has been on the throttle releasing new machine this year, and they recently unveiled all-new special edition machines that are set to take the market by storm with all-new Tactical Black colorways and specific features that make these machines even more desirable off the showroom floor. Speaking of the machines, the Yamaha Special Edition lineup for 2019 consists of the following machines: Grizzly 90, Grizzly, Kodiak 700 SE, Wolverine X4, and Wolverine X2.
Textron Off-Road has literally and figuratively been on the gas in 2018 releasing new models in every category of their powersports lineup. We recently saw the all-new Alterra 570 come to life in the utility quad market, and the momentum for the Textron brand continues with the release of the all-new Prowler Pro Crew model for 2019.
Who's ready for a down home country concert that has some off-road mixed in for fun?! Luke Bryan brings his Farm Tour back to 6 locations this year, and Can-Am off-road brand is proud to begin its second season as the official off-road vehicle of the tour.
With the release of the RZR XP Turbo S a few months ago, we all knew that it was only a matter of time before the 4-seat version of this all-new, 72” wide RZR was unveiled. True to Polaris’ history, the Sand Sports Super Show was the place to see this all-new 4-seat desert carving machine as it was unveiled just days before the show.
The Maverick Sport is a machine that we recently drove and will have a full review up in the November/December 2018 issue of ATV & UTV ESCAPE Magazine. In the meantime and for our website users, we wanted to give you a quick overview of this all-new 4-seat machine – the Maverick Sport MAX.
Textron Off Road is set to release 3 waves of vehicles for the 2019 model year, and, recently, the first wave revealed several new vehicles. Headlining that release was the ATV lineup with the all-new Alterra 570 and reimagined Alterra 700. In addition to these new models, Textron revealed that the Alterra 300, 700, 700 XT, MudPro 700 LTD, and TBX 700 ATV’s are all carrying over for the new year with BNG’s (Bold New Graphics). For the kiddos out there, the Textron Alterra 90, DVX 90, and 150 are staying in the lineup and, again, feature BNG’s to keep the color schemes fresh.
Polaris has officially taken the wraps off of their 2019 model lineup. There are significant updates across the entire lineup with more options, special edition models, and Ride Command-equipped vehicles than ever before. With many of the best-selling vehicles in the industry under the Polaris brand, this was a significant release for the company as they refine their side-by-side lineup to include a vast array of options for almost any buyer.
Kawasaki has been increasing the capability and functionality of the MULE lineup for many years, with new models and functional enhancements to existing models. With this consistent development, the MULE has become one of the best selling utility side-by-sides on the market. After all, it was the first utility, 2-passenger sit-in vehicle way back in 1989. For 2019, the MULE lineup gets another new addition, this time with a 60” wide machine that fills a void in the lineup. It is called the MULE PRO-MX.
Yamaha has released some big news for the 2019 model year, including updates to both their ATV and side-by-side lineups. Highlights include a new Grizzly SE model in the ATV lineup, a thoroughly revised YXZ1000R, and an all-new 2-passenger Sport/Rec side-by-side in the form of the Wolverine X2.
Recently, approximately 70 Can-Am models were announced to round out their 2019 lineup. With more emphasis put on their quad lineup this year, including a significantly revised Outlander, we are pleasantly surprised with Can-Am’s continued support for all 4-wheel segments.