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2018 Widcat

Discussion in 'Wildcat Nation' started by Richard Davidson, Feb 28, 2017.

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  1. Richard Davidson

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    Everybody is stepping up into the 1000 game now. I think Kawasaki is going to miss out big time if they don't release a teryx 1k in the next year or so
     
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    Those are pretty cool! We need to get some pics posted here!
     
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    That one pic of the Wildcat shows what appears to be a totally exposed alternator. Seems like an odd spot right there at the wheel well unprotected like that. I do like the styling and power numbers!
     
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    Low clearance A arms? Why? There is lots of room at the top for shocks. The dirt and mud and roots and rocks needs the space at the bottom.
    Double plunge axles? Only because they have to to get the travel with the VW Beetle suspension set up they use. Do trophy trucks really use IRS with double plunging axles? Not that I have ever seen. So what am I missing? Where is the trophy truck suspension?
    It doesn't really matter though. The IRS is better anyway for a sxs. I guess Trophy Truck suspension sounds more desirable to a prospective buyer than VW Beetle suspension huh?
    A grafted on alternator driven by a v belt? It's the 1970's again.
    The styling has some weird lines.

    Nice motor with a CVT. Maybe Yamaha will steal this idea for the YXZ.
    They will probably be a nice capable sporty, although I don't see anything revolutionary. But they have something new to offer to try to lure some buyers into the show room.

     
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    I think your seeing Textron marketing with old R&D. I believe I seen something about 200hp "coming" optimistic? realistic??
     
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    I like it, the interior looked really nice, which is my main gripe with Polaris.

    I'd have a Wildcat now if they weren't so belly dragging.
     

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