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Can-Am Adds New Accessories

Add even more versatility to the tough, capable and clever Can-Am Defender line of utility-recreation side-by-side vehicles by using genuine Can-Am accessories to make it your own.

BUMPERS

The complete line of bumpers is designed to match the toughness of the Can-Am Defender side-by-side vehicle. Made from heavy-duty steel, the sturdy Front Bumper [#715002418] features a dual-protective, anti-corrosion coating offering enhanced durability and a precision fit. It can be fitted with Front Corner Protectors [#715002833] and Xtreme Front Bumper Plates [#715003005] for a beefier and sturdier, yet functional, appearance.

The Rear Bumper [#715002419], with its HSLA grade steel construction, adds protection for the rear cargo box and lower box corners, while allowing the tailgate to function normally. Integrated steps mean easy access to the cargo box contents. The Body Side Protectors [#715003055] keep brush and low-lying branches away from the vehicle.

MSRP: $229.99 (Front Bumper), $159.99 (Front Corner Protectors), $189.99 (Xtreme Front Bumper Plates), $249.99 (Rear Bumper), $169.99 (Body Side Protectors).

SKID PLATES

The Defender Skid Plate system is comprised of four separate kits made of 3/16-inch (4.5 mm) High Strength 5052 H32 Aluminum for ultimate durability and strength. Sold in pairs, the Front A-arm Protectors [#715002444] offer underside protection for the A-arms and steering mechanism, while Rear A-arm Protectors [#715002445], protect the suspension components and are also Can-Am branded. The Front Skid Plate [#715002447] adds style to the front of the vehicle and also protects against hard hits to the front. The Underbelly Skid Plate Kit [#715002446] includes a central, lateral and rear skid plates, making easy work of more demanding terrain.

MSRP: $144.99 (Front A-arm), $149.99 (Rear A-arm), $184.99 (Front) and $749.99 (Underbelly).

WINCHES

Three different winches are available and adapted for use on the Defender side-by-side vehicle. All three winches have a 4,500-pound (2,041 kg) pulling strength capability. Choose between two different WARN Provantage winches [#715002941/#715002425] or a Can-Am Terra 45 by Superwinch [#715002838]. The WARN winches come with either a wire cable or a synthetic rope cable. An Electrical Harness [#715003093] is required for units without an XT package.

MSRP: $819.99 (WARN Provantage 4500-S Winch), $719.99 (WARN Provantage 4500 Winch), $369.99 (Can-Am Terra 450 by Superwinch)

APACHE 360 LT TRACK SYSTEM 

tracksThe Apache 360 LT Track system [#715003064], which features a specific Defender mounting kit, is the best year-round kit on the market, offering the biggest contact patch, highest ground clearance and lowest steering effort. Easily converts from tires to tracks in minutes. The heavy-duty kit also supplies reduced friction and vibration while at the same time offering excellent acceleration, turning, braking and side-hilling performance. The angled front lugs enhance steering from the front tracks. Requires an Apache 360LT Mounting Kit [#715002427; $549.99].

MSRP: $4,699.99

PLOW KITS

plow kitEither the existing Alpine Flex Plow Kit or the Super Duty Plow Kit can be used with the Defender side-by-side vehicle. Defender-specific mounting kits and push frames are required for proper fitment and are sold separately.

The 72-inch Alpine Flex Plow Kit [#715003108] is made of high-impact-resistant UHMW thermoplastic and is lightweight, durable and flexible. Its rearward release action means less hard impacts to both the driver and vehicle. Features a high-pivot design and easy blade-turning mechanism.

The Super Duty Plow Kit [#715003416] also includes a 72-inch blade, this one made of 12-gauge heavy-duty steel. A winch is used for raising and lowering the blade, which can be lifted to 11 inches.

MSRP: $1,404.99 (Alpine Flex Plow Kit), $1,299.97 (Super-Duty Plow Kit)

POWER TILT BED 

tilt bedThe Power Tilt Bed [#715000829] system uses an integrated dash switch located to the left of the Defender steering wheel. The Power Tilt Bed system can lift up to 1,000 pounds and has a maximum lift speed of 15 seconds, making unloading the cargo box contents almost effortless.

MSRP: $599.99

HEADACHE RACK 

Like those made popular in the pick-up market, the Can-Am Headache Rack [#715002423] is designed to protect passengers and cab components from the load in the cargo bed. Cargo. Mounted to the cargo box, the Headache Rack is compatible with multiple Can-Am accessories (Gear Rail, LinQ, Gun Boot, Gear Grips, Saw Press and more) for added versatility.

MSRP: $349.99

BED WALL EXTENDER

bed extenderDesigned to offer quick-and-easy tool-less modularity and to increase the volume capacity of the cargo bed, the Bed Wall Extender [#715002421] has twin rear doors that can be closed, latched open or removed entirely. The system’s overall height, with its foldable / removable panels, lets owners create custom fit and look for certain tasks. The LinQ Tool Holder [#715003059] mounted with a LinQ Adaptor [715003058], both sold separately, can be attached to the walls. The Headache Rack is required for proper installation.

MSRP: $699.99

GEAR RAIL, GUN BOOT & MOUNT 

The lightweight, durable Gear Rail serves as a stationary mount for a wide range of BRP accessories, including the Gun Boot 6.0 Impact and Mount by Kolpin. Made from heavy-duty 7-gauge anodized black aluminum, the Gear Rail attaches to the Headache Rack (sole separately). The Gun Boot fits firearms up to 51 inches (130 cm) in length and provides ample room for 2 ⅜-inch (60 mm) scopes. Other perks includes a snap-close cover, hatchback setup, a removable shock-absorbing foam insert and nylon impact liner. The Mount is designed for specific use with the 6.0 Gun Boot and offers tool-less adjustments and offers the proper angle for the boot.

MSRP: $249.99 (Gear Rail), $79.99 (Gun Boot), $79.99 (Mount)

SOFT CAB ENCLOSURE 

soft enclosureThe Complete Soft Cab Enclosure [#715002917] comes in black or in Mossy Oak Break-Up Country Camo and includes several individual accessories as part of package, allowing the owner to create a versatile full cab enclosure. It includes a Bimini Roof, Full Windshield (hardcoated), Soft Doors and Soft Rear Panel. Mossy Oak Break-Up Country Camo is also available. The UV-resistant roof has a hard visor and soft water-repellent 600-denier-coated fabric top. The high-impact-resistant windshield won’t yellow, resists UV rays and offers tool-less install/removal. The clear, vinyl Soft Rear Window resists cold cracking, prevents backdraft and easily attaches to the cab with simple hook-and-loop straps. The doors feature a steel reinforced steel frame, water-repellant fabric, rear hinge opening, zippered windows and more. The Defender line of accessories offers various roof, windshield and window options to all for personalization beyond the soft cab kit.

MSRP: $1,849.99 ($2,199.99 for Mossy Oak Break-Up Country Camo finish)

LIGHTING

The Defender can utilize almost every light in the current line of Can-Am lighting options with the use of the correct wiring cables and mounts. The Defender Light Rack [#715002456] is housed in a mount / rack for added protection and improved lighting. A Roof Power Cable [#715003094] is required. The Rear Cargo Light [#715002422] allows a clear vision of the cargo box contents, offers 55W H3 illumination and includes an in-dash switch and wiring. The Dome Light Kit [715002455] can work with the XT-Cab model or the available soft cabin and is designed to lighten the cabin in low-light situations.

MSRP: $149.99 (Defender Light Rack), $129.99 (Rear Cargo Light), $69.99 (Dome Light)

D.E.S.S. KEYS 

The Digitally Encoded Security System keys [#715002458] offer the industry’s top security anti-theft protection. Encrypted chip technology restricts access to vehicles ignition. The system includes three programmable keys (Work, restricted to 25 mph/40 kph but torque; Standard, 44 mph/70 kph with 10% less torque; Performance offers full power / torque). D.E.S.S. is mounted under the hood of the Defender.

DEFENDER CLOTHING

The Ranch Heavy Duty Jacket [#286551] is made from stain and water-repellent cotton canvas, lightly insulated and shaped to fit for work and trail riding. It features multiple pockets for storing small essentials. The Ranch Heavy Duty Pants [#286556], also made from stain and water-resistant cotton canvas, have belt loops, preshaped legs and convenient twin side cargo pockets. The Ranch Heavy Duty Gloves [#286563] are made from 100% full cow leather, have a durable double layer sueded palm elastic wrist for easy slip-on/slip-off. To complete the Ranch look, the Ranch Cap [#286564] is constructed from water-resistant waxed cotton. The one-size-fits-all cap has a BRP-branded metal adjuster, a leather Can-Am front logo and comes in two color choices.

MSRP: $19.99 (gloves, cap), $79.99 (pants), $129.99 (jacket)

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About BRP

BRP (TSX:DOO) is a global leader in the design, development, manufacturing, distribution and marketing of powersports vehicles and propulsion systems. Its portfolio includes Ski-Doo and Lynx snowmobiles, Sea-Doo watercraft, Can-Am all-terrain and side-by-side vehicles, Can-Am Spyder roadsters, Evinrude and Rotax marine propulsion systems as well as Rotax engines for karts, motorcycles and recreational aircraft. BRP supports its line of products with a dedicated parts, accessories and clothing business. With annual sales of over CA$3.5 billion from 107 countries, the Company employs approximately 7,600 people worldwide.

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