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The romantic image is of cowboys and horses, but more than 80% of BEEF readers report owning two or more all-terrain or utility vehicles. Here are the top offerings for 2011 in those categories.
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Arctic Cat TBX 700 LTD
Load it, haul it, dump it. Take on work and fun with a new sense of confidence – a confidence provided by power steering in the Arctic Cat TBX 700 LTD.
Variable-assist Electronic Power Steering (EPS) allows steering assistance before the ATV even starts to move at idle – a huge benefit to conserving the rider’s input energy when in 4WD. The variable-assist system is driven by an electronic control unit (ECU) that measures steering input force vs. tire resistance and vehicle speed then provides appropriate assist to the steering column through an electric motor.
The rear dump box offers a 300-lb. capacity and has a “pickup style” tailgate latch, plus box tilt latches on both sides of the machine. Handy tie-down attachment points are built directly into the cargo box and TBX frame, and integrated rails accept accessory clamp-down fixtures.
Arctic Cat’s race-proven 700 H1 power plant is a 695-cc, liquid-cooled, single overhead cam (SOHC), single-cylinder engine designed for a wide torque curve with the smoothest power delivery via electronic fuel injection.
An all-encompassed electronic 2WD/4WD/diff lock switch on the right-hand control makes going in/out of 4WD or diff lock an easy
Front and rear independent suspensions are calibrated with 11 in. of ground clearance and 10 in. of suspension travel to provide the ultimate trail cornering and handling.
The TBX 700 LTD is available in Green Metallic, with 12-in. aluminum wheels, 3,000-lb. winch, front and rear bumpers, electronic power steering. For more information, see your local dealer or visit www.arcticcat.com.