Race-Ready Minis: A Glimpse Into the World of Factory Customs
February 27th, 2012 by Jason Giacchino
We’re all familiar with the major ATV manufacturers. There’s the Japanese quartet, Polaris and Arctic Cat representing the US of A, Can-Am from Canada and Austria’s KTM. But lesser known is the fact that kids with the need for speed have a few choices that walk the thin line between mass produced OEM and one-off custom.
The following guide takes a look at these mini technological terrors in admiration of their purity of purpose. These are pure race machines designed to take a young aspiring ATV racer from the starting line to the podium in short order. Like quads of any size, the options, physical dimensions, engine displacements and MSRPs vary. But what doesn’t fluctuate is the promise of performance.