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John Deere Gator™ XUV Models Recognized with 2018 AE50 Award

John Deere Gator™ XUV Models Recognized with 2018 AE50 Award Gator Utility Vehicles honored with engineering award for innovation & excellence CARY, N.C. (December 7, 2017) – The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) recognizes the Gator XUV835 and Gator XUV865 from John Deere with the AE50 Award for 2018. The AE50 award […]


Alba Drag Racing Yamaha YXZ1000R

Alba Motorsports decided to hit Barona Drag-strip this last weekend and see what their Turbo Yamaha YXZ1000R UTV could do on a set of Hoosier slicks! The 2016 Yamaha YXZ1000R is highly modified and is equipped with Alba Motorsports goodies making 400+hp! With Stock dirt tires and their 400 HP Package they kept spinning the […]


My First Time To Moab

My First Trip To Moab (Rally On The Rocks) By: Mia DiGiovanni (12 years old) Rally on the Rocks is a week-long event held the second week of May each year, that takes place in beautiful Moab, Utah. It is an event put on for off-road enthusiasts, mainly side-by-sides, like the Polaris RZR. It is […]


RJ37 Presented by Polaris RZR – EP1 ROOTS

RJ Anderson’s RJ37 Polaris RZR Video Series  RJ37 Presented by Polaris RZR EP1 – ROOTS Riverside, CA 4/7/16 – For the past two years, Polaris RZR has employed Mad Media and UTVUnderground.com to document the career of RJ and his RJ37 race program. After hundreds of hours of filming and capturing RJ’s first two seasons as a […]


NEW Yamaha Special Edition Models

Yamaha Introduces New YXZ1000R and Wolverine SxS Special Edition Models Yamaha Side-by-Side Lineup Continues to Grow in 2016 Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, is introducing two new Special Edition (SE) models to its growing line of Side-by-Side (SxS) vehicles. Yamaha’s YXZ1000R, the world’s first and only pure sport SxS, and Wolverine, a new standard in off-road […]


2016 King Of The Hammers

The King Of The Hammers is more than a race, its become one of the most iconic events in off-road. The week long event is held in Johnson Valley, CA, and has turned into what some call the Burning Man of off-road. Fanatics, racers, sponsors and enthusiasts from all over the nation and world flock […]


Test Ride: 2016 Honda Pioneer 1000

If you looked up the definition of Pioneer in the Merriam-Webster dictionary, this is what you would find; to help create or develop (new ideas, methods, etc.). Well, upon first glance of the new Honda Pioneer 1000 EPS and 1000-5 Deluxe, I found that the name is well suited. The late-year launch makes it possible […]


2016 Can-Am Defender REVIEW

2016 Can-Am Defender Review By: Eli Madero // UTVUnderground.com When we hear of a new SxS model being released from a manufacturer, the internet seems to blow up with questions like “How much horsepower does it have?” or “How much suspension travel does it have?” I won’t lie and say that I’m not guilty of […]


Feature Vehicle: John Perez’s Kawasaki Teryx 4

Like most of my builds, I started with passion, not only for the sport I love but for building the most functional equipment that suits my needs. Much like a tool that’s used for a specific job, this build had a purpose and the right tool started as a Kawasaki Teryx 4. Many years ago […]


Feature Vehicle: UTVUG / CageWRX RZR

In the year 2000, a few buddies and myself loaded up our trucks and made the trek south to Baja for the epic Baja 2000 race. In that year the annual Baja 1000 actually ran south then back up to Ensenada making it the longest Baja race to date. It was there that I got […]


Feature Vehicle: Cody Waggoner’s RZR XP4

Cody Waggoner’s Madigan Motorsports’ built “Pre-Runner Edition” RZR is drawing lots of attention because of its clean design and and build out which was all done by Madigan Motorsports. “This car pretty much got every aftermarket part that Madigan makes,” Tom Madigan explained, “And Cody’s car didn’t start out as this grand ‘going to have everything’ project […]


2015 RMURA Round 5

Snemyr Wins in RMURA at Grand Junction Motor Speedway Rocky Mountain UTV Racing Association Round 5 Report The fifth round of the RMURA series made its return to Grand Junction Motor Speedway in Colorado, and Eric Snemyr won in his debut race in the Rocky Mountain UTV Racing Association Expert Class followed by Mike Schaad […]


2016 Can-Am Defender Lineup

All-New 2016 Can-Am Defender Can-Am infuses its DNA to utility-recreational side-by-side vehicles by introducing the Defender. New from the ground up, this vehicle was designed and engineered to establish new standards in tough performance, industry-leading terrain capabilities and working proficiencies as well as clever versatility and functionality. Can-Am Defender side-by-side vehicles are built to be […]


Life On The Inside: Wes Miller In-Car

What you see above is rOtation Motorsports’ Wes Miller and his #1998 Pro UTV as it was being passed at top speed during the 2015 BITD Vegas To Reno and it did end so well for Amin Patel in the #1986 Polaris RZR. Patel, who decided to go for a pass with no siren, bump, […]


UTV Tire Evolution: BFGoodrich KR2

By Joshua Martelli Everything evolves. Regardless of whether you like it or not, evolution lurches forward. When UTVs were originally conceptualized we’re sure sure jumping 100+ foot gaps and going over 80mph were never the goals. If it hauled a few bales of hay up a hill through mud we imagine that would suffice the […]


2015 BITD Vegas To Reno Photos & Results

The longest off-road race in the United States has once again come and gone. 43 Pro UTVs, 5 Unlimited and 3 Sportsman racers once again made the UTV class the largest in the field of off-road racers. For the first time in Vegas To Reno (V2R) history, UTVs would start with all the 4-wheel vehicles in the […]


Vehicle BREAKDOWN: KONG

I am pretty confident in saying that at some point in every adult drivers life you have drag raced someone to some degree. Its like this, you are in a hurry, you hit a red light, you know you need to get over to the other lane and someone pulls up, you find yourself staring […]


SHAKEDOWN: Rage STORM Tires

UTVUnderground.com is used to driving our UTVs to the extreme. But what you don’t usually see is our day to day use of our machines for utility purposes. There is a large majority of enthusiasts around the world who strictly use their machines for work and light recreation. We felt this would be an awesome […]


2015 WORCS RD7 Photos & Results

UTV racers from around the country made the pilgrimage to Olympia, WA for Round 7 of the 2015 WORCS racing season. Its a long haul to this round held in the beautiful Northwest of the United States but its one that many look forward to due to the change in scenery and track design. This […]


Shop Tour: UTV Inc.

UTVUnderground.com headed to Arizona to get an inside look at UTV Inc. and get an all access tour of their operation! In addition, UTV Inc. has announced that they will donate $2000.00 in UTV Inc. product to the Warfighter Made Organization in support of Military Month!! See all the products from UTV Inc. at www.UTVInc.com […]


Warfighter Made – Moab – Video

WARFIGHTER MADE CONQUERS MOAB Back in May, UTVUnderground.com, Warfighter Made, Polaris RZR and Mad Media took 3 wounded veterans on the trip of a lifetime to the one and only Moab, UT! Robert Blanton of Warfighter Made spearheaded the trip and brought us together with some amazing veterans. Thanks in large part to Polaris RZR, […]


Rage Thunder Tire Review

In June 2015, UTVUnderground.com in conjunction with Discount Tire, unveiled the all new RAGE Thunder tires to the UTV industry. The tire at the time was as new to me as it was to the public and our sport. Today it seems that new UTV products, especially wheels and tires, are surfacing left and right. […]


2016 Honda Pioneer Lineup

Honda Announces 2016 Pioneer 1000 Brand-new model to round out 2016 Pioneer multipurpose SxS lineup Honda today announced the addition of two brand-new full-size side-by-side models—the groundbreaking Pioneer 1000 and Pioneer 1000-5—to its 2016 lineup. With class-leading displacement and payload, a 6-speed fully automatic Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) and a full list of features and […]


RAGE Thunder Winner Announced

Congratulations to UTVUnderground.com member Mcaanda on winning the UTVUnderground.com / Discount Tire RAGE Thunder tire giveaway! “From the desert, to the high country, a set of tires that allows us to rip in and out of anything we happen to get into reliably and effortlessly is really what the best tires allow without you having […]


2016 KAWASAKI TERYX®

Kawasaki brings a host of new features and aggressive styling to the sporty, capable and fun Teryx side x side range People who like their adventures to include mud, trails and the great outdoors, the 2016 Kawasaki Teryx® side x side should be on the top of their shopping list. This incredibly versatile and sporty […]


2015 ROTR | Warfighter Made Trip

It seems that for most of my adult life I have carried some level of guilt around for not enlisting in the military. Both of my grandfathers were veterans, one served in the Navy and the other in the Army. A few of my friends enlisted right out of high school. I met with a […]


2015 AVE Racing Punta Banda 150

“Picturesque and Formidable” The UTV team of Howe/Smead best the competition PUNTA BANDA PURE UTV “125” AN EPIC SUCCESS Dispatch from Ensenada, BC – May 18, 2015 – UTV racers, Bradley Howe and co-driver Cain Smead survived a great duel with Josh and Jim Westling, along the Punta Banda hills and incredible panoramas, to emerge […]


George Hammel – Motivation

Years of rehab and determination have helped George get back to racing and doing things he loves. He shares much of the hard times and the journey that helped him come back from a devastating Spinal Cord Injury.   Follow George on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/georgehammel?fref=ts SHOW MORE


SHAKEDOWN: RAGE Thunder Tires

We get to ride a lot at UTVUnderground.com and in the process we get to test a lot of new products! In this SHAKEDOWN we take our brand new 2015 FOX Edition Polaris RZR XP1000 and SHAKEDOWN the all new RAGE Thunder tires by Discount Tire! In addition, we also got to test their new […]


2015 BITD Silver State 300 Photos & Results

Huge congrats to Jacob Carver for winning his first ever Pro UTV BITD race at this years 2015 BITD Silver State 300. The fast and smooth race has turned into a harsh, dusty battle with UTVs now starting back with trucks and buggies. Once again UTVs had a solid turnout with 24 completing the course […]


Feature Vehicle: GlazzKraft BOMBER

Our friend Alonso Lopez and his team at GlazzKraft are at it again with his all new 2015 Polaris RZR XP4 they call the BOMBER!! Lopez unveiled his new machine in all its glry at this years Mint 400 and immediately we were taken back by the amazing fab work and carbon fiber body all […]


Visions Of Victory Ep.2

In this episode of Visions Of Victory. The S3 racing team heads to Las Vegas for the “Great American Off-Road Race”. The prestigious Mint 400. A 7 hour endurance race. The Mint 400 will challenge the team in every way possible. Watch as the team pushes their Can Am Maverick Turbo to the edge, in […]


Yamaha Wolverine R-Spec in Production

Wolverine R-Spec in Full Production at Yamaha’s U.S. Factory All-New Side-by-Side in Yamaha Dealers this Spring CYPRESS, Calif. – April 14, 2015 – The all-new Yamaha Wolverine R-Spec Side-by-Side (SxS) vehicle production is in full swing this month at Yamaha’s U.S. factory in Newnan, Georgia. Yamaha dealers are receiving units this month – just in […]


2015 WORCS Lake Havasu Video

One of the coolest races of the year for UTVs is the Lake Havasu round at the WORCS Racing Series. Its spring break meets off-road racing and what takes place is one of the coolest races in the sport! Where else can you race along the banks of Lake Havasu while spectators line the shore […]


Remembering Wally World

  Yesterday, Monday April 7th, 2015,  the world lost a great man. Our good friend and colleague Rick “Wally” Wallace passed away peacefully in his sleep. Rick Wallace, simply known to all of us as Wally, had a long 3 to 4 year battle with cancer.  I have never had to write a story in […]


2015 Mint 400 Extended Photo Gallery

We know how much you guys love pictures, so here is a massive gallery, almost 500 photos worth, from the 2015 Mint 400!! Enjoy! #utvunderground  


Feature Vehicle: RJ Anderson’s WORCS RZR

By now, if you don’t know who RJ Anderson is then you probably live under a rock. The 22 year old off-road racing phenom is no stranger to custom RZR builds. He has been the longest standing Polaris RZR sponsored driver since the inception of RZR, he has a Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Pro UTV championship […]


Scott Yancey Takes on The UTVWC

Scott Yancey is no stranger to pressure. If you have ever seen him in action on his hit reality show Flipping Vegas, then you know Yancey is used to every kind of twist and turn life throws at him. You would think a guy who lives every day as a surprise and emergency would want […]


Feature Vehicle: Madigan’s RZR XP4

There’s a lot to notice about this UTV, specifically the attention to detail and the high-quality parts that have been put into it. “The black and gold is painted as opposed to wraps and the classic hot-rod style theme on the Razor is because I love the old ATC’s from the Eighties, like the ATC […]