November 04, 2010
Got rough roads to travel? The 2008 lineup of ATVs will make them much smoother for you.
Highlights: Dry weight 707 lbs.; 12-in. ground clearance; 5.3-gal. fuel capacity; 300-lb. combined carrying capacity of front and rear cargo racks; 1,300-lb. towing capacity; MSRP — $11,599
799cc, liquid-cooled, V-Twin, SOHC, 4-stroke, 8-valve engine
Automatic continuously variable transmission, sub-transmission with high, low, park, neutral, and reverse
Selectable 2WD/4WD shaft driven with Visco-Lok front differential
Front Suspension: Double A-arm, forged aluminum upper arm with 8 in. of travel; Rear Suspension: TTI Indepen-dent with 9 in. of travel
Inboard hydraulic disc brakes; multi-function digital gauges; D.E.S.S. (Digital Encoded Security System); 5.3-gal. rear storage; pre-wired for winch; fender-mounted headlamps; BRP XL 3000 winch; cast-aluminum wheels; hand and mudguards; integrated, removable GPS
Thoughts: Plenty of power, smooth handling, and room for two riders (Can-Am/Bombardier Recreational Products, Inc., 1-877-469-7433, www.can-am.brp.com).