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Guide to keeping your farm ATV legal on the road

Lots of farmers use all-terrain-vehicles to scuttle between pockets of land, which means their bikes need to comply with UK road rules. So what are the dos and don’ts? All-terrain-vehicles,…

ATVS AND UTVS

Security kit to protect your quad bike from thieves

The rise in reported thefts of farm ATVs shows no signs of abating, with recent NFU stats revealing that 284 machines were stolen in the first six months of this…

ATVS AND UTVS

Buyers' guide to ATVs and UTVs

Whether it’s a four-wheel drive range topper or a bog standard run of the mill bike, our comprehensive guide to all the specs and prices on the market will make…

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Compare new UTVs with our 2017 buyers guide

Side-by-side UTVs that provide seating for at least two and a load behind the driver and passengers continue to make ground in terms of popularity compared with quad bikes. According…

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New farm buggies revealed for 2015

Farm buggies, once a rarity in the UK, are getting more and more popular as farmers and contractors enjoy the greater payload and passenger-carrying capacity they bring. Next year will…

Fiat Panda 4x4 proves entertaining

Some cars are in-your-face aggressive, others are meekly mild. A few - a very few - just make you want to pick them up and cuddle them. Fiat's small, cherubically mischievous…

GPS-assisted steering system review

To evaluate the true capabilties of GPS-guided steering systems and its advantages, Power Farming reviewed and rated the four GPS-assisted steering systems currently available in the UK. Below are the reviews and…

Grand Vitara: A new grand design

Closet admirers of Suzuki's Grand Vitara can finally come out. After nine years of waiting - and with a little help from Renault - a decent diesel has finally appeared…

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Case studies

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Custom-built Zuki Ute is warmer ATV alternative

Farm buggies are great in many ways, but their weighty price tags, basic rattly cabins and potentially high maintenance costs mean they’re not everyone’s cup of tea. Sifting through Farmers Weekly’s…

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Tracks keep farm buggy afloat in boggy Scots soils

When boggy ground conditions keep you off the fields for weeks at a time, staying on top of ballooning slug populations and raging grassweeds can be a real headache. But…

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News

ATVS AND UTVS

Polaris launches 82hp Ranger XP 1000

Polaris has a Ranger XP 1000 it claims delivers a class-leading 82hp and 83Nm torque from a twin-cylinder engine. Added to that, it will apparently tow more than 1,100kg and…

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Kawasaki unveils new mid-range Mule UTV

There’s a new face in the Kawasaki Mule line-up – the mid-range Pro-MX, which sits between the firm’s short and skinny Mule SX and the top-spec Pro-FX. The new model…

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Yamaha adds new ATV and UTV models for 2019

Small vehicle and motorbike specialist Yamaha has updated its ATV and UTV offerings for 2019. We run through the highlights of the new models. ATV Kodiak 700 EPS SE The…

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UTX Scissor Lift raises farm buggy appeal

With fewer workers on farms than 20-years ago, two-person jobs such as cleaning out gutters and changing shed light bulbs, simply get left until a wet day in harvest or…

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Test and reviews

ATVS AND UTVS

Video: Petrol or diesel UTVs: which are best?

So… which UTVs are best - petrol or diesel? If we put the issue of fuel cost and convenience to one side for a minute, it becomes an easy decision…

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On test: John Deere Gator XUV 855M buggy

Diesel might be the current fuel of choice for farm buggies, but there’s a new wave of petrol-powered machines looking to reverse that trend. To find out which colour of…

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On test: Kawasaki Mule Pro-DX buggy

Diesel might be the current fuel of choice for farm buggies, but there’s a new wave of petrol-powered machines looking to reverse that trend. To find out which colour of…

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On test: Honda Pioneer buggy

Diesel might be the current fuel of choice for farm buggies, but there’s a new wave of petrol-powered machines looking to reverse that trend. To find out which colour of…

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Video

ATVS AND UTVS

Video: Polaris Sportsman Big Boss v Can-Am Outlander

Can a six-wheeled ATV offer the best of both worlds between a standard quad and a farm buggy? Jos Jones takes a look at the two machines currently on the…

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Video: Electric ATV test: Polaris Ranger EV

  Polaris is by far the biggest company pushing electric versions of its utility vehicles. It’s made the most of big company perks to build a well-finished UTV that seems…

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Video: Electric ATV test: Eco Charger

  The Eco Charger could probably step into the shoes of any farm quad. There's no doubt it could do with some refinement, but it's got power and speed aplenty.…

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Video: Electric ATV test: Ausa Task 50D

If you’re looking for a utility vehicle that will last for 100 years, then the Ausa is the one to go for. Everything is solidly made and almost certainly student-proof,…

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