Utility and Work Vehicles (UTVs)

First Ride - The John Deere Gator XUV 550

A Look Under the Hood and a Quick Spin on Deere's Newest Gator
Written By: 
John Arens

In every manufacturer’s lineup, there are models that mark watershed moments of major change.  In the hardworking utility vehicle market, John Deere first found success with the five wheeled AMT, then enjoyed an even greater following with their next generation Gator.  Last year they celebrated a huge milestone when the 500,000th Gator rolled off the line at their Horicon, Wisconsin plant, but other companies took notice of the Gator as well.

Curtis Introduces Two New Windshield Options for PathPro Series Cab Systems

Worcester, Massachusetts, March 15, 2012 – Curtis Industries, LLC recently announced two new windshield options for the PathPro series cab systems for the Polaris Ranger UTVs.For the Polaris Ranger 800, PathPro RCS cab system there is now a laminated safety glass option with a venting feature. We still offer the original hard coat polycarbonate windshield that opens full range. Both systems feature the quick disassembly components of the Rapid Convertible System to allow you to change your configuration in 60 seconds!The PathPro SS cab system for the Polaris Ranger 800 and Crew now comes standard with venting hard coat polycarbonate windshields to provide full air circulation within the enclosure. Windshield upgrades for older models are available for both cab systems.

Best UTV of 2011

The John Deere Gator 825i XUV
Written By: 
John Arens

John Deere’s Gator is one of the original UTVs and they’ve made their way to every farm, campus, and parks department in the country. Competitors had left the Gator in the dust for most trail loving recreational riders, however, that is changing. With their 825i XUV, the Gator has evolved.

Curtis Announces Its Newest Addition to the WorkPro Series Cab Systems for the Popular John Deere 1023 and 1026 Models

Spaciousness and comfort all in one cab system
Worcester, Massachusetts, November 7, 2011 –– Curtis Industries LLC has announced its addition of a new cab system for the popular John Deere 1000 Series compact tractors. This new cab system offers the most leg room in the entire WorkPro series. These systems come in both hard sided and soft sided editions that maintain full ROPs certification to retain the integrity of the vehicle. Another attribute of both systems is their ability to work with a host of loader and backhoe attachments. A soft rear panel is required for backhoe use and is available separately.


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