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The newest Defender model amps up the capability of the brand's UTV lineup.

Can Am puts six wheels under a Defender

Can Am’s newest Defender HD10 is — wait for it — a 6X6, and it’s much bigger and more powerful than its next largest Defender HD10 brother. Uprated power comes from an 82 horsepower, 976 cc V-twin, liquid-cooled Rotax engine, the biggest so far in that model line. And the new Defender gets a 3,000-pound (1,360-kilogram) tow rating. There are two colour choices for […] Read more

Grainews went to snowy Quebec this past winter to test Can Am’s two track systems for ATVs and UTVs.

Track options

Can Am now offers two track modules for its ATVs and UTVs

For producers who want to expand the capabilities of their on-farm ATV or UTV, Can Am thinks it has the perfect solution: tracks. Not too long ago the brand introduced its “four season” Apache 360 and longer-track version the 360LT line of all-season track modules, which will work on its Outlander ATVs and Defender UTV. […] Read more


We put Can Am’s newest Defender XT HD10 model to a winter workout in our latest equipment practical test.

Reviewing the newest Can-Am Defender UTV

We spend a few weeks of winter testing Can-Am’s newest UTV

Three years ago Grainews gathered several side-by-side UTVs together for a full review and comparison. Included in that group was the Can-Am Defender from BRP (Bombardier Recreational Products). Our panel of judges were impressed with that model back then and rated it highly. So this year when Can-Am asked us if we’d like to have […] Read more

UTV tracks from Can-Am

Can-Am’s 
Maverick Trail UTV now gets an add-on tracks option

Can-Am has previously introduced track options for its line of ATVs with its Apache 360 track systems technology line. This year it’s introducing a track package for the Maverick Trail side-by-side UTV called the Apache Back Country track kit. The company says the system is engineered to match engine output and “supports chassis performance while […] Read more


A new toolbox designed for Defender side-by-sides is now available from Can-Am dealers.

Toolbox for Can-Am Defenders

Custom design toolbox ready to 
bolt into the cargo bed of your UTV

Side-by-side UTVs have become workhorses on many Prairie farms, so Can-Am has introduced a new option to help owners make the best of their Defender models while doing farm chores — or while away on that hunting trip. A new composite toolbox designed to mount perfectly in the bed of a Defender is now available […] Read more

New Outlander from Can-Am

ATV equipped for farm 
and hunting tasks

Can-Am will be introducing a new version of the Outlander ATV for 2018. The Mossy Oak Hunting Edition 1000R will come equipped with options that not only make it well suited for fall hunting trips, but on-farm chores as well. To start with, it gets a camouflage paint scheme that gives it its name along […] Read more


DragonFire-brand protective roll bars, bumpers and rock sliders are now available for the Can-Am Defender models.

A little UTV bling

Can-Am 
offers custom accessories for its Defender UTV line

Most new vehicles roll off assembly lines with some pretty great styling, but the aftermarket industry always seems to come up with accessories that make it possible to ramp up the cool factor. That not only applies to adding bling to the farm pickup, but the UTV that gets used for farm chores and hunting […] Read more

A new Defender joints the Can-Am lineup.

Can-Am expands its lineup

New offerings 
include another 
side-by-side and 
6x6 models

BRP announced it has expanded its Can-Am line of Defender side-by-side UTVs, adding another model, the new HD5, with what the brand calls a “mid-sized” engine. “The 2017 Can-Am Defender HD5 side-by-side vehicle provides full-size functionality and unmatched versatility at an attractive price point,” explained Marc-André Dubois, the brand’s global Marketing director, in a press release. […] Read more


John Deere has introduced another Gator, the crossover XUV590i, which is available in two- or four-passenger configurations.

New UTVs from John Deere and Can-Am

Two brands increase their side-by-side offerings for 2016

In January John Deere added another model to its Gator line of utility vehicles. The XUV590i is described as a “crossover” that can get you down the road at 72 km/h and also haul or tow a reasonable load. Under the hood, or more accurately, under the seat is a 586 cc, 32 horsepower, liquid-cooled […] Read more