When Textron bought Arctic Cat several years ago it acquired a well-rounded off-road lineup that we really dug. But rather than further develop the existing lineup’s standouts such as the Wildcat Trail
The new Polaris Ranger XP Kinetic is here and just started shipping to customers, but how good is it? We were invited to Polaris’ manufacturing facility in Huntsville, Alabama for a tour of the building and a test ride of the XP Kinetic and we had a blast.
We’ve been putting hours on the 2023 Can-Am Commander XT 700, and we’ve found plenty to love. The little rig weighs less than 1,700 lbs, and despite its 52 horsepower output, has no trouble keeping up with more muscular rigs on the trail.
It would have been easy for Polaris to stay the course with the 2024 Polaris RZR XP 1000. Even nearly 10 years after it debuted, the most popular sport side-by-side ever sells as quickly as Polaris can build them.
The spec sheet is as ubiquitous as air and twice as boring. Sure, those PDFs are packed with everything you could possibly need to know about a side-by-side, but all those numbers are flat useless without some context.