The Can-Am Maverick X3 looks like it could be dropped on the surface of Mars and start racing without skipping a beat. It’s somehow simultaneously sleek and rugged, it’s headed for mass production, and I’m ready for communion at the church of UTVs.
Six months ago this steroidal Polaris RZR blew our minds jumping through buildings and over trains in XP1K3. Turns out they had to have quite a few epic fails before nailing all those stunts.
Side-by-side (SxS) vehicles have surged in popularity on off-road race circuits because of their affordability and accessibility. Rigs like the Polaris RZR are a great value for dollar when you want to get into desert racing, but UTVUnderground does a solid job breaking the whole proposition down here.
The Polaris RZR RJ Anderson punted through oversized bowls, 50/50 log grinds, and a series of other insane backwoods stunts (including a world-record setting 170' jump) was not exactly off the showroom floor. Here's a closer look at how one of the wildest small-scale off-road vehicles ever came together.
RJ Anderson is considered the best Polaris RZR pilot in the world, but he couldn't quite stick the landing on this insane 40' step-down jump. The maniac went back for seconds and got worked even harder, and believe it or not he's vowed to return.
To win some much-needed attention in the Side-By-Side ATV market, the 2015 Honda Pioneer 500 will be the first vehicle of its type to come with a paddle-shifted electronic transmission.
The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is a grueling, dangerous event filled with purpose-built racing machines. This year Doug Siddens, a novice, hit the hill in an off-the-shelf ATV he souped up himself. Here's his story.