Rock Crawler Special Editions Gallery

Factory special editions are a great way to get a terrain-specific rig for a bargain.

We took a 2020 Can-Am Maverick Trail RC and a 2020 Polaris RZR XP1000 Trails & Rocks to Anthracite Offroad Adventure Area in Pennsylvania to see if they make the cut as all-around trail rigs. We were stoked on the results, as it turns out a factory special edition carries a lot of value that the aftermarket just can’t match. Check out our pictures of the adventure below!

Our testers were a 2020 Can-Am Maverick Sport X RC and a 2020 Polaris RZR XP 1000 Trails & Rocks Edition. Little has changed except colors in that time.Lance Schwartz
Out on the faster, flowing sections of Anthracite Outdoor Adventure Area in Coal Township, Pennsylvania, both rigs showed themselves to be more than their name implies.Lance Schwartz
When the trails get bony, both rigs really shine. With super-supple suspension and dialed fuel mapping, the Polaris has the edge in the rocks, but just barely.Lance Schwartz
With its Smart-Lok front differential and stout skid plates, the Maverick Sport X RC is a weapon too.Lance Schwartz
Anthracite Outdoor Adventure Area is an awesome riding spot in the Northeast, with a good mix of open, flowing tracks and rock-strewn marble yards.Lance Schwartz
Whatever your use case or brand loyalty may be, both the Maverick Sport X RC and the RZR XP 1000 Trails & Rocks are great value propositions, offering well-curated mods and driveline enhancements you couldn’t match if you tried to add them yourself.Lance Schwartz
Rocks may be a specialty, but both rigs will absolutely sling rooster tails when asked.Lance Schwartz
If you have the scratch, you can get rock-specific rigs with more horsepower, but you definitely don’t need any more than these two provide.Lance Schwartz
Because they’re built on compact platforms, you’ll have an easier time muscling these rigs through tight East Coast trails.Lance Schwartz
Anthracite Outdoor Adventure Area was the perfect place to put these machines through their paces in both rock crawling and general trail riding scenarios.Lance Schwartz
For the cost to capability ratio, it is really hard to go wrong here.Lance Schwartz

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