Kawasaki Brute Force 650 4x4i
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A lean, mean machine, the Brute Force 650 combines the power and speed you’d expect from Kawasaki with a lighter-weight, fuel-efficient design. Independent front and rear suspensions ensure a luxurious ride. $7,099. www.kawasaki.com

Honda TRX680
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A new 675cc engine provides all the oomph you’ll ever need in a recreational ATV. It operates easily in hot and cold weather, and its sleek design, with flowing fenders and stylishly set headlights, makes it the hippest-looking vehicle no matter what the terrain. New, cool colors include camouflage. $7,999. www.honda.com

Yamaha Raptor 700R
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Fierce, fast, and fuel-injected, the Raptor 700R was designed to take on a range of environments, from dunes to dense forest. Its five-speed transmission and push-button start allow you to get up and go in all kinds of conditions. It’s the biggest, baddest ATV of the year. $6,999. www.yamaha-motor.com