Latest Industry News

Can-Am Introduces the 2017 Outlander XT 1000R/ XT 850/ XT 650

The Can-Am Outlander XT family includes many value-added, performance enhancing parts to that offer a functional purpose, benefits to the rider and an improved appearance. New tires and wheels as well as a revised D.E.S.S. key design highlight the Can-Am XT package updates for 2017. Three colors are available this year, including a new painted White & Black finish and the industry-exclusive Mossy Oak Break-Up Country camo.

3 Rotax V-Twin engine options

2017 Outlander XT 650 Mossy Oak Break-Up Country Camo 3-4 front copyThe muscular 89-hp, 80º 976cc liquid-cooled eight-valve Rotax V-twin engine in the Outlander 1000R ATV leads its class in performance.

The Outlander 850 family is powered by a 78-hp, liquid-cooled, 80º 854cc V-twin engine.

Designed to compete and beat 700-class competitive ATVs, the Outlander 650 ATVs rules its class thanks to its hearty 650cc liquid-cooled Rotax V-Twin power plant that produces 62 horsepower.

Tri-Mode Dynamic Power Steering (DPS)

The Tri-Mode DPS system features three modes (MIN, MED and MAX) allowing riders to select the desired amount of steering assist to adjust to the terrain requirements and to his riding style. All modes offer less assist at high speed to keep maximum steering feel to the rider and more assist at low speed to reduce steering effort.

Visco-Lok QE front differential

All DPS-equipped models come with the Visco-Lok QE calibration giving an even quicker engagement of the front differential.

NEW

14-inch (35.6 cm) cast-aluminum wheels

Fourteen-inch (35.6 cm) cast-aluminum wheels with a unique design are new for 2017. The cast-aluminum 8-spoke wheels on the XT models have a unique, custom-like finish compared to the standard model and a ultra strong centreless design. The XT models will include an all-black wheel.

NEW 26-inch (66 cm) ITP TerraCross tires

NEW 26-inch (66 cm) ITP TerraCross tires supply versatile traction in both hardpack and softer terrain.

3,000-pound WARN† winch

WARN is a highly respected name in the off-road industry. The Outlander XT has a 3,000-pound (1,361 kg) winch with roller fairlead.

Heavy-duty front and rear bumpers

For an edgier and more rugged trim, the XT models include heavy-duty front and rear bumpers.

Handlebar wind deflectors

Wind deflectors provide improved protection from brush and cold weather and also offer a distinguished look.

625-W magneto

The most powerful magneto in the industry can be found on the Outlander XT. At 625 watts, it means more amps for running accessories.

NEW

Radio Frequency (RF) Digitally Encoded Security System (D.E.S.S.™)

The new RF D.E.S.S. has been improved and redesigned on all Outlander ATVs. Each ATV includes both a performance key and regular key. This revised setup also aligns with this current proven technology in other BRP brands. Can-Am is the only manufacturer to offer a factory-installed anti-theft device as standard equipment.

Colors available

The Outlander XT 1000R, 850 and 650 are offered in painted White & Black, water-dipped Brushed Aluminum and the industry-exclusive Mossy Oak Break-Up Country Camo finish.

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$3.8 billion from over 100 countries, the Company employs approximately 7,900 people worldwide.

www.brp.com

@BRPnews

Ski-Doo, Lynx, Sea-Doo, Evinrude, Rotax, Can-Am, Spyder, Defender and the BRP logo are trademarks of Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. or its affiliates. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

About Steve Sheetz (968 Articles)
Steve is an avid outdoorsman who has been fortunate enough to publish two books on archery hunting. His first book, For the Love of the Hunt, was published in 2011. His second book, Wading Through the Darkness will be published in 2015. Steve sits on numerous Pro Staffs throughout the archery industry. For almost a decade Steve helped build Huntonly.com, but wanted the opportunity to build something bigger and better and launched Chasinwhitetails.com in December of 2014 as a way to share his love and passion for the outdoors. Today Chasin'Whitetails Media is growing. With the addition of the a radio show in 2014 and a The Heartbeat TV show in 2015, who knows what will come his way next. When it comes to understanding the movement and logic of the urban whitetail and waterfowl, he is more than just a PHD with a love of the outdoors. He is a self proclaimed expert who loves to engage and teach others about the sport he loves so very much. Spending over 125 days a year in the big city woods and urban waterways chasing all types of game.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: