Roll the mountain bikes out of the way, put up those dusty boxes, and make room in your garage for the newest side-by-side to hit the dirt-the Kawasaki teryx 750. sporting a colossal name but still squeezing into the bed of most fullsize trucks, the '08 Kaw comes equipped with a powerful 749cc v-twin powerplant that will propel you up and over the kind of obstacles that would make even some of the beefiest 4xs think twice. though at $10,000 we are still suffering from a bit of sticker shock, five minutes behind the wheel of one of these do-it-all wheelers and we knew why they are filling up truck beds and trailheads across America. similar to the explosion of Jeep Rubicons in the early part of the decade, the side-by-side revolution has caught notice from aftermarket manufacturers to private land owners and continues to steam ahead. so don't let soaring gas prices, killer taxes, and ever-increasing insurance rates drag you down! When the weekend rolls around, simply strap on your helmet and leave your worries and your daily driver behind. Tech SpecsPrice As Tested: $9,799Engine: 749cc liquid-cooled, four-stroke v-twinDrivetrain: Continuously variable beltdrive with H, L, n, and R, selectable 4WD with lever-actuated lockerBrakes: Hydraulic discSuspension: independent front and rear with adjustable gas shocksDry Weight (Lbs): 1,276Wheelbase (in): 75.8Ground Clearance (in): 11.3 The seating area of this 750 rocket is all business as the smooth hardened plastic allows the mini-wheeler to absorb continuous abuse. Even though the iFs tended to carry a wheel from time to time, rockcrawling was simply a blast. As easy as shifting into 4WD low and pulling the leveractuated locker into place, you'll soon get the meaning of "let the good times roll."The seating area of this 750 rocket is all business as the smooth hardened plastic allows Utilizing every square inch of a fullsize pickup bed, we managed to squeeze the '08 teryx in the back of both our 1500 and 2500 Dodge Rams. though the 3/4-ton (shown) didn't seem to notice the Kaw, our 1/2-ton truck definitely showed signs of the added 1,000 pounds and could have benefited from a set of airbags or a set of adda- leaves to deal with the load.Utilizing every square inch of a fullsize pickup bed, we managed to squeeze the '08 teryx With 11 inches of grounds clearance, adjustable gas shocks, and differential lockers right out of the box, the teryx transitions from mud to rock to sand without a care. And with one of the industry's widest side-by stances, it will give you confidence in the corners and off-camber obstacles.With 11 inches of grounds clearance, adjustable gas shocks, and differential lockers right SOURCES Kawasaki N/A www.kawasaki.com By Ali Mansour Enjoyed this Post? Subscribe to our RSS Feed, or use your favorite social media to recommend us to friends and colleagues!