Friday, 10 March 2023 08:55

ATVs that make farming easier

Written by  Mark Daniel
Suzuki boasts a line-up of ATVs with features that make everyday farming just that little bit more comfortable. Suzuki boasts a line-up of ATVs with features that make everyday farming just that little bit more comfortable.

Suzuki was the first on four wheels right back in 1982, when Suzuki importer of the day Rod Coleman developed the successful LT125.

Today, with around 38 years of engineering improvements and advancement, Suzuki boasts a line-up of ATVs with features that make everyday farming just that little bit more comfortable.

Suzuki’s quad range features models with engine sizes from 400 – 750cc, with features like power steering, independent suspension, fuel-injected engines and automatic transmissions with strong engine braking.

The latest KingQuad 500 and 750 models utilise a new frame design using heavier 2mm tubing, with updated fully independent suspension offering 172mm and 194mm, front and rear wheel travel respectively. This is complemented by uprated shock absorbers with newly tuned damping forces. Further improvements in the rear stabiliser help deliver a safer and more comfortable ride, while towing capacity, delivered through a new square receiver tow hitch, climbs to 600kg.

Bringing things to a stop safely falls to dual front discs, with 190mm rotors, aided by a sealed, oil-bath multidisc rear brake with 106mm discs, while getting things pointing in the right direction is the job of the newly updated power steering system.

Suzuki ATV 2 FBTW

Towing capacity, delivered through a new square receiver tow hitch, climbs to 600kg.

Up front, a multi-function instrument panel with service reminder icon keeps the operator informed of all the machine’s key functions, with a handlebar-mounted headlight offering excellent visibility for early starts or late finishes. Meanwhile a flush mounted LED-style rear taillight is well protected from bumps and knocks out on the farm.

Living with the latest KingQuad is also easy given the multitude of storage compartments, including a front waterproof storage and two rear storage compartments that can carry all the tools needed out on the farm. Of course, for those looking to customise their machines even further, Suzuki offers an extensive range of genuine accessories.

www.suzuki.co.nz

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