Can-Am Expands Sport Quad Line

Publish Date: 
Aug 8, 2008

AMONG BRP's new products for 2009 are the Can-Am DS 450 X mx ($8,999) and Ds 450 X xc ($8,799) ATVs — both units the OEM says are designed to be raced straight from the dealer's showroom floor.

"We at BRP believe in making ATV racing affordable for as many enthusiasts as possible and are committed to growing the sport at both the professional and amateur levels," the company announced in unveiling the product.

Highlights of the 2009 DS 450 X mx

  • +2-inch A-arms for 50-inch width
  • Camber and caster-adjustable front end
  • Large-diameter Kashima-coated high-pressure gas shocks with dual-speed compression adjustments
  • 10.7 inches of suspension travel and motocross-specific ride height
  • ITP QuadCross MX Pro tires on ITP T-9 Trac-Lock rear wheels and T-9 GP front wheels
  • +1-inch anti-vibe steering stem
  • Aluminum nerf bars

    Highlights of the 2009 DS 450 X xc

  • Caster-adjustable A-Arms

  • Piggyback high pressure gas shocks with dual-speed compression adjustments

  • 9.6 inches front and 10.5 inches rear suspension travel and cross-country-specific ride height

  • ITP Holeshot GNCC tires on ITP T-9 Trac-Lock wheels

  • +1-inch anti-vibe steering stem

  • Aluminum skidplates

  • Aluminum nerf bars