"Starting 19th we knew we had our work cut out for us, so we pushed the car hard to run down our Can-Am teammate, Phil Blurton, and to come out on top — still feels like a dream,"
“It’s really 99% stock, aside from the all the aluminum and mandatory BITD changes. By stock, I mean we run a stock drivetrain, stock clutch, stock ECM and even the frame underneath everything is stock,” he said. “It’s just so competitive and reliable, always giving us a chance to finish.”
Earlier this year, Textron Specialized Vehicles introduced a game-changing, high performance vehicle, the all-new Textron Off Road Wildcat XX
The Wildcat XX’s DNA is from racing so its early arrival on the podium over higher-powered turbo vehicles is no surprise. Designed in collaboration with off-road racing legend Robby Gordon, the Wildcat XX shined in the varying terrain of the Sand Hollow track due to its race-inspired suspension. Its 125-horsepower engine had plenty of power on tap to muscle through the sand and rough sections with ease.
TEXTRONS NEW WILDCAT XX HAS RIDERS ASKING. THE ANSWER IS; YES, THAT GOOD!
Gordon and his team spent a huge amount of time perfecting the chassis on the Wildcat XX. This is where the real magic is to be found. Handling and durability are everything to a racer, and you can bet they built this car to their standards. Chassis details include :
When Polaris introduced the ACE chassis a few years back we were intrigued. It was the first single-seat machine from a major OEM since Hondas Pilot almost 25 years earlier. Surely a new single-seater would surpass the Pilot in every way, still, we couldn’t help but feel the ACE platform was not all it could have been.
Yamaha had a problem, not with one ATV in particular, but instead with a lack of choices. For the last couple years every ATV in the Yamaha utility lineup featured the same 708cc engine. That left a lot of midsize utility ATV buyers wanting, and eventually buying elsewhere as manufacturers like Polaris, Honda, Can-Am and Arctic Cat filled out their lineups with plenty of midsize ATVs.
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