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2009 Yamaha Grizzly 550 FI Auto 4×4

All-New Model: Yamaha’s first 500cc class model, the Grizzly 550’s surprisingly strong engine is derived from the Grizzly 700’s powerplant. Also, from its styling to its engineering package, the new Grizzly has every feature the 700 has, including EFI, optional power steering, front differential...
January 1st, 2009 | Filed under: Yamaha | Read More

2009 Yamaha Grizzly 700 FI Auto 4×4

You can buy the 700 with or without electronic power steering. It has selectable 2WD/4WD, front diff. lock, fuel injection, electric start, full-function LCD display and adjustable preload. Almost 12 inches of ground clearance and 5.3-gallon fuel tank give it go-anywhere capability. All-wheel engine...
January 1st, 2009 | Filed under: Yamaha | Read More

2009 Arctic Cat Thundercat H2 EFI

The biggest displacement ATV available doesn’t disappoint throttle jockeys. Punch the throttle and the Thundercat hits hard, pushing 70-some-odd horsepower through the driveline and thrusting you forward with monster truck force, as the band Cake would sing. A longer chassis (52.5-inch wheelbase) and...
December 31st, 2008 | Filed under: Arctic Cat | Read More

2009 Arctic Cat TRV 1000 H2 EFI Cruiser

ALL-NEW MODEL: Cat combined its biggest engine with its nicest touring setup to create the TRV 1000 Cruiser. This new benchmark in touring luxury includes hand warmers for the driver and passenger, a comfortable seat, flexible hand grips for the passenger, integrated footrests and other touring amenities....
December 31st, 2008 | Filed under: Arctic Cat | Read More

2009 KTM 450 XC

KTM’S 450 XC comes packed to the gills with high-dollar features to make racing easy: a close-ratio tranny, liquid cooling, a hydraulic clutch, chromoly frame with aluminum subframe, Magura aluminum handlebars, fully adjustable Öhlins shocks, DWT wheels, Maxxis Razr tires and a performance-tuned exhaust...
December 31st, 2008 | Filed under: KTM | Read More

2009 KTM 505 SX

All-New Model: KTM says its new SX machines are designed to be the definitive benchmark in motocross quads, and they couldn’t have come much closer. It begins with a powder coated chromoly frame, chromoly swingarm modified for MX applications, a lightweight DOHC engine, MX-focused 5-speed transmission,...
December 31st, 2008 | Filed under: KTM | Read More

2009 KTM 525 XC

Powered by a powerful 510cc, KTM’s 525 XC is no slouch in the woods. Performance goods include a removable aluminum subframe, adjustable chromoly A-arms, fully adjustable Öhlins shocks with piggyback reservoirs, a Magura hydraulic clutch, an aluminum radiator and Maxxis Razrs on DWT wheels. What’s...
December 31st, 2008 | Filed under: KTM | Read More

2009 KTM 450 SX

All-New Model: Just released for 2009, KTM offers the SX with the 450 or 505 engines. Between the two, the 450 offers a wilder power curve for the rider that’s always on the gas. Key features include liquid cooling, a wet multi-disc hydraulic clutch, a chromoly frame with aluminum subframe, Magura...
December 31st, 2008 | Filed under: KTM | Read More

Tested: ‘09 Kawasaki Teryx 750 FI

The good news? We love it! The bad news? If you bought a 2008 carbureted Teryx, you might be upset once you ride the new 2009 with digital fuel injection (DFI). All of the magazine test riders at the 2009 Teryx Sport FI RUV press launch agreed that the difference between carbureted and fuel injection...
December 15th, 2008 | Filed under: UTV | Read More

YFZ450 Mods

NAME: Kalani Corn AGE: 33 HOMETOWN: Portland, Oregon RACING CLASS: Expert “How about a nice Hawaiian Punch?” That’s the slogan used by Punchy, the stubby, prickly haired mascot of Hawaiian Punch. After asking the question, the little red-haired, pinstripe-clad dude would immediately punch the unsuspecting...
December 2nd, 2008 | Filed under: Features, Sport ATV | Read More