Father’s Day Ideas: Different transportation choices and accessories for men who live life off-road
Dads come in many different shapes, sizes and forms, just like ATVs and side-by-side vehicles. What do you get a dad who is tired of receiving a new coffee mug adorned with the words “World’s Greatest Dad” on it? While a new cup is always nice, a new vehicle and a Can-Am accessory for it is sure to convince your pops that you really do love him. Here are seven amazing 2020 Can-Am off-road vehicles and at least a dozen Can-Am accessories, from large to small, that will give your dad a Father’s Day he won’t forget!
1. Can-Am Maverick X3 X rs Turbo RR – LEGENDARY THRILL MACHINE!
The new legendary Maverick X3 X rs Turbo RR is perfect for a dad who is really a thrill seeker at heart. This is the industry’s most powerful factory-equipped turbocharged side-by-side vehicle. It is a world-beater, having won back-to-back Dakar Rally events. With its masterful 195hp mind-blowing Rotax engine, FOX† PODIUM RC2† Piggyback shocks, Four-link TTX suspension with up to 24 inches of travel and whopping 16-inch ground clearance, this vehicle’s go-anywhere design is as impressive as they come. This pure-sport off-road juggernaut is ideal for weekends in the sand dunes or desert. It’ll be just the thing for giving your dad a new experience he won’t forget. Can-Am accessory pairing: Yoshimura Exhaust (#715005183 – $1,224.99. Seamless slip-on fit and stainless steel finish, awesome sound, lighter weight, no EFI tuning required, Yoshimura Can-Am collaboration)
2. Can-Am Defender XT HD10 – STRONG HANDS!
For the dad who is tougher than nails and loves to keep busy, there’s the Can-Am Defender XT HD10. Young kids view their dad as a living, breathing Superman. However, real-world work demands a vehicle that can save your father from a sore back and reward him with some non-rush-hour drive time at the same time. The Can-Am Defender arrives with improved comfort, quieter operation as well as a hard-working 82-hp Rotax HD10 V-Twin engine that is specifically tuned for serious work, offering an industry-leading 69 lb-ft torque. Haul, tow, pull and more – all in a day’s work. When the job is done, take the Defender to hunting camp for a little well-deserved recreation. Can-Am accessory pairing: Bed Tool Box (#715003028 – $319.99 USD; ample storage, durable, multi-functional, weather-resistant, removable)
3. Can-Am Maverick Sport X xc 1000R – ADVENTURE!
New for 2020, this sporty two-seat side-by-side vehicle is built to excel in wooded terrain, making it perfect for dads who never quite grow up. Offering an equal mix of trail thrills and weekend-long comfort, this new Can-Am has custom looks, a 100hp Rotax 1000R engine, and Smart-Lok with Trail Activ mode. A premium Fox 2.5 Podium shocks with QS3 adjustment, 15-inch ground clearance and 14.75 inches of suspension travel means the trail doesn’t stand a chance. Go explore the deep woods in the Maverick Sport X xc 1000R! Can-Am accessory pairing: Device holder (#715005212 – $149.99 USD. Tough, more storage, compatible with smart phones/tablets for photos, navigation and entertainment on the go!)
4. Can-Am Defender 6×6 DPS HD10 – HARD WORKING!
We all know a dad, father, grandpa who is always getting his hands dirty with work, chores and mechanical mends of all sorts. One glance and the Defender 6×6 tells you its intentions. Offering unmatched cargo-carrying, an industry-leading 3,000-pound (1,360 kg) towing capacity, ultimate 6×6 traction AND a 6-foot dump bed. The new Defender 6×6, with its get-it-done attitude, will fit all father figures like a glove! It’s always nice to have a dependable working buddy who never quits. Can-Am accessory pairing: Deluxe Sport Roof (#715002430 $419.99 USD. Protection from weather, reduce interior noise, enhanced cockpit)
5. Can-Am Outlander Mossy Oak Edition 650 – BLEEDS CAMO!
There’s just something about camouflage and dads that go hand-in-hand. That’s why the Outlander Mossy Oak Edition ATV (wearing the water-dipped Mossy Oak Break-Up Country camo) is well suited for a dad who could shoot a fly off a rock at 300 yards! Let’s not forget its 62-hp Rotax engine and low-end torque capable of hours of endless work and never-quit recreational adventures. Added refinements include Carlisle ACT tires, Dynamic Power Steering (DPS) and a 3,000-pound winch. There’s no better hunting buddy, well, except maybe you! Can-Am accessory pairing: Gun Boot 6.0 Impact† by Kolpin† (#715001419 – $79.99 USD. Convenient, protective and portable)
6. Can-Am Outlander MAX XT 850 – READY, WILLING & ABLE!
Give your father a ride he’ll never forget. With the two-up Can-Am Outlander MAX XT 850 ATV, you and your dad can take turns driving solo or together thanks to its innovative convertible seating system. Its precision control, exceptional comfort and passenger-ready design are meant to improve life off-road. Three reasons to get him this ATV, are that it supplies class-leading performance (78-hp Rotax engine and 1,650-pound tow rating) and intelligent Throttle Control with three different driving modes. The third reason is so you can ask to borrow it on the weekends – off-road fun for all! Can-Am accessory pairing: LinQ Heavy-Duty Basket (#715001215 – $209.99 USD. Easy access, durable, extra onboard storage)
7. Can-Am Outlander X mr 570 – AIN’T SCARED!
It’s been a while, but as a child Dad enjoyed playing in the mud. That kind of stress-free pleasure can be his again as he rediscovers his youthful jubilance aboard the 2020 Can-Am Outlander X mr 570 ATV. Complete with a factory-installed mud-specific package that includes large ITP mud tires, snorkeled intakes and a relocated radiator (among many other things), this X mr vehicle is the most accessible mud-ready ATV on the market. Can-Am accessory pairing: LinQ Audio Cargo Box (#715003018 – $549.99 USD. Soul-soothing sound, LinQ ready, storage and Bluetooth compatibility)