MAHINDRA 750S FLEXHAULER
The Mahindra 750 S Flexhauler works hard during the day and stylish enough to impress. The sides on the cargo box fold down to make a flatbed hauler. With sides up, you have 23 cubic feet of hauling volume, rated at up to 1,200 pounds. Spokespeople say it features a true three-person seat. Choose from a 750-cc, fuel-injected Kohler gas engine or 10,000-cc, three-cylinder Kohler diesel. List price as shown is around $13,500. Call 877-449-7771 or visit mahindraUSA.com.
KAWASAKI PRO FXR
Kawasaki introduces the Mule Pro FXR for 2018 in both gas and diesel options. The company bills it as a top-of-the-line vehicle that provides seating for three. It also has a cargo box big enough to hold a wooden pallet and enough power to haul whatever is on that pallet. The 2018 model features a 10-inch bumper and more styling throughout the machine, with a 79-inch wheel base. List price is about $14,999, depending upon options. Visit kawasaki.com.
POLARIS RANGER XP
Polaris introduces the Ranger XP 1000, all new for 2018. Even the headlights are new, and it now features new LED taillights. One of the first things salespeople talk about is the 2,500-pound towing capacity. It also features the largest stock bumper in the industry. The cargo box is deeper, increasing hauling capacity by over 10%. List price is $16,499. Various options are available. Contact your Polaris dealer or visit polaris.com.
DEERE XUV PREMIUM SERIES
John Deere sets the bar high with two new Gator models: the XUV835 and XUV 865. The XUV 835 is gas-powered, while the XU-865 is diesel. They feature three-wide seating, and the top-of-the-line R models have heating and air conditioning in a totally enclosed cab. The series is designed for tight turning and optimal weight distribution. Over 90 attachments are available. Visit deere.com.
DEERE HPX WORKHORSE SERIES
The gas-powered John Deere Gator HPX615E and its diesel-powered cousin, the Gator HPX815E, are positioned as hardworking, affordable UTVs. They have more cargo carrying capacity, capable of hauling up to 16.3 cubic feet. The sides and tailgate are removable so you can transition to a flatbed. Both models have 1,300 pounds of towing capacity, 6 inches of ground clearance and four-wheel drive. Visit deere.com.
TEXTRON STAMPEDE 4x4
Badboy Buggies is now Textron Off Road. The company is in the side-by-side UTV market with its Stampede 4x4. It features an 80-hp, EFI engine; 59 foot-pounds of torque; on-demand AWD; and 24 cubic feet of storage with an extended cab. It has a towing capacity of 2,000 pounds and a 600-pound tilt bed capacity. For more on the Stampede 4x4 from Texton, visit textronoffroad.com.
TEXTRON STAMPEDE WORKHORSE
Wanting to haul the feed and the kids to the pasture, and then check out the Stampeded XTR from Textron? Formerly Badboy Buggies, Textron is offering a four-door passenger UTV with 30 cubic feet of storage. It has the 80-hp EFI engine, which can take the XTR up the hills or through the woods. It also comes with a two-year warranty. For more on the Stampede XTR from Texton, visit textronoffroad.com.
The Recoil iS from Textron offers two doors for front-facing seating, along with a rear-facing bench. It features a 72 V AC electric drivetrain, full-time four-wheel drive, independent suspension and under-seat rear storage. Options include a winch kit, split windshield and hood rack. For more on the Recoil iS, visit textronoffroad.com.
POLARIS RANGER XP 1000
If you like the ruggedness of the Polaris Ranger XP 1000 new for 2018 but want more creature comforts, Polaris has you covered. Look for the HVAC model. It has a fully enclosed cab with air conditioning for summer and heat for winter, all included as standard features. It still has the same high towing capacity, rated at 2,500 pounds. List price is $20,499. Visit polaris.com.