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!
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)
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 6x6 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 6x6 tells you its intentions. Offering unmatched cargo-carrying, an industry-leading 3,000-pound (1,360 kg) towing capacity, ultimate 6x6 traction AND a 6-foot dump bed. The new Defender 6x6, 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)
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)
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)
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)
A Can-Am-logoed Carbon Fiber and leather wallet is stylish and has ample storage for dad’s cash, cards and photos. Includes integrated Radio Frequency Identification blocking feature that protects vital info from data thieves. Comes in a gift box!
The 1/18th scale electric Maverick X3 X RS Turbo uses a 2.4 GHz radio system. The four-wheel-drive, waterproof mini Maverick X3 has a working suspension and rides on Maxxis tires. It uses a NiMH Battery and a USB charger. The remote requires 4 AA batteries (not included). Buy 2 and race your dad in the backyard!
3. Can-Am Mat - #B102290000 - $79.99 USD
This one is for your dad’s man cave, this 21-in. x 59-in. Can-Am logo mat has a stylish and showroom-like design complete with a durable 2mm nylon pile on rubber backing.
4. Can-Am Off-Road Vehicle Modern Sport Bag - #B102920000 - $54.99 USD
Complete with an embroidered Can-Am logo, this water-resistant travel bag is ideal for weekend trips and stops at the gym. It includes a convenient nylon shoulder and hand straps, multiple pockets and large main compartment.
Fuel Stabilizer - #779171 - $9.99 USD
A perfect gift for dads with off-road vehicles. This fluid attracts moisture and protects fuel in a tank to keep it from breaking down and causing hard starting, throttle hesitation and poor run quality. Might as well order two of the 8-ounce (236 ml) bottles to make him doubly satisfied!
For more information on Can-Am off-road vehicles and accessories, please visit: http://can-amoffroad.com
To do your own shopping, download all the 2020 Can-Am product brochures, here: https://can-am.brp.com/off-road/shopping-tools/brochures.html