November 04, 2010
Got rough roads to travel? The 2008 lineup of ATVs will make them much smoother for you.
Highlights: Dry weight 1,500 lbs.; 9-in. ground clearance under transaxle/
10.5-in. under foot platform; 7-gal. fuel capacity; 900-lb. cargo box carrying cap-acity (1,300-lb. payload capacity); 1,300-lb. towing capacity; MSRP — $8,699
20.0HP, air-cooled, Kohler V-Twin engine
Automatic continuously variable transmission w/enclosure, Forward (high/ low)/Neutral/Reverse
4WD w/flip-switch activated Auto-Lok differential
Front and Rear Suspension: 4-wheel, fully independent dual A-arm w/coil-over shocks and 8 in. of travel
4-wheel, 8-in. hydraulic disc brakes; rack and pinion steering; 25 mph top speed; two high-back bucket seats; glove box; front brush guard; 2-in. receiver hitch; dual cup holders; optional attachments such as an acrylic windshield, winch, hood rack, gadget bar, and seat covers to name a few
Thoughts: A tough, smooth-riding utility vehicle from a company known for making top-notch lawn tractors (Cub Cadet, www.cubcadetuv.com).