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ATVs feature 500cc or 650cc RotaxÂ® engines; full-time, progressively locking, all-wheel drive system; and full set of front and rear cargo racks or rear cargo box. Suited for hauling, towing, and pulling, Buck, Buck EXT, and Buck EX have gear-on-gear transmission, 1,100 lb towing capacity, and top ground speed exceeding 45 mph. Trail Buck 500/650/650 EXT/650 EX models feature continuously variable transmission, 4-wheel suspension, and top ground speed exceeding 50 mph.
Original Press Release:
Introducing the New John Deere Utility ATVs
John Deere announces a brand-new member to the vehicle family with a line of utility ATVs. Designed for much more than just trail riding, these models combine the "Heart of a tractor with the pulse of an ATV" for a hardworking, go anywhere vehicle. The line includes five base models, the Buck, Buck EXT, Trail Buck 500, Trail Buck 650, and Trail Buck 650 EXT. Whether hauling a heavy load, crossing vast terrain or returning from an early morning hunting trip, these rugged vehicles offer the perfect combination of power, stability and handling. The initial John Deere Utility ATV lineup will be available through select dealers in the United States and Canada. The five models feature 500 or 650cc Rotax® engines; a full-time, progressively locking all-wheel drive system; and a full set of front and rear cargo racks or a rear cargo box. Two additional models, the Buck EX and Trail Buck 650 EX, will come with factory-installed accessory packages including a 2,500-lb. Warn® winch, a heavy-duty front push bar and heavy-duty rear bumper, front and rear rack extensions and fully integrated brush guards. John Deere Buck, Buck EXT, Buck EX Designed as a heavy-duty task vehicle that excels at hauling, towing and pulling, the John Deere Buck models features best-in-class ground-engaging performance with a gear-on-gear transmission capable of delivering high torque at lower speeds. A perfect companion for the farmer, rancher or outdoorsman, the John Deere Buck is the ultimate in a super utility ATV. Buck models are equipped with a 500cc, 4-stroke Rotax® engine, progressively locking all wheel drive system, 1100-lb. towing capacity, hydraulic disc brakes and a top ground speeds in excess of 45 mph. John Deere Trail Buck 500, Trail Buck 650, Trail Buck 650 EXT, Trail Buck 650 EX The Trail Buck models are ideal for customers seeking a versatile, off-road performance vehicle capable of putting in a full day's work as well. Trail Buck models offer a 500cc and a 650cc, 4-stroke Rotax® engine and a continuously variable transmission (CVT) for a smooth and powerful feel at various speeds. Trail Buck models are equipped with hydraulic disc brakes, four wheel suspension, progressively locking all-wheel drive system and a top ground speed in excess of 50 mph. Attachments and Accessories For Utility ATVs John Deere will offer a competitive line of utility-oriented attachments including a 60-inch plow blade, various storage bags, rack extensions and many other items. Plans are already in place to expand the offering to include several other utility attachments and implements. Current attachments will include: o 2500 lb., 2.5 ci Warn winch o 60" plow with accessories o Full and partial rack extensions o Mossy Oak Camo® seat cover, Mossy Oak Camo® skins, o Front and rear rack bags in black or Mossy Oak Camo® o Console bags o Kolpin gun boot and Holder/Double gun bow holder o Integrated hand guards o Heavy-duty push bar o Hot thermal grips o Fender protectors o Mud flap extensions o ATV cover o Bed Box Tonneau cover o Cargo net o Mirrors o Recoil Kit (Trail Buck models only) o Rubber tie down straps from 6-in to 35-in o Tire chains o Safety flag o Drawbar kit o Winch mounting kit/Front receiver hitch o Safety gear: DOT-approved helmet, goggles and riding gloves o Other work-wear garments and accessories Please forward all sales inquiries to John Deere Inquiry Department, P.O. Box 13603, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709. Readers may also call 1.800.537.8233 or visit www.JohnDeere.com.