Spotlight On Polaris UTVs

Spotlight On Polaris UTVs

In case you’ve haven’t noticed, I’ve got UTVs on the brain as of late (check out my article on the UTV classification).  Despite the fact that they’re pretty damned wide for trail riding, I do actually prefer having my riding partner next to me rather than behind me. So with that theme in mind, I wanted to profile one of the biggest name’s in the UTV class, namely Polaris, who commands close to 40% of the market segment, and by last count, offers some 20 different UTV models in the heavy-duty Ranger, General, and RZR lines. The Polaris UTV Lineup Going into 2018 Polaris has (10) Ranger models, (8) RZR models, the EFI […]

What Are UTVs Anyway?

What Are UTVs Anyway?

Offroad vehicle manufacturers sure have a way of complicating things.  In the 15+ years I’ve been riding, they’ve been referred to as Off Road Vehicles (ORVs), All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs), ROVs, Buggies and “those godda#*$ mud trucks”, among other things. Now there’s a relatively new acronym in town, called them “UTVs”.  And just like the rest of you, I’m a little confused on what differentiates UTVs from ATVs and all the other 3-letter acronyms. In order to clear up the confusion a bit, I wanted to share with you the notes I’d taken on the subject on getting back from the NOHVCC conference back in August. […]