Published on July 16th, 2014 | by Kymco USA0
KYMCO Unveils NEW MXU Series ATVs with EPS and Updated Youth Quads for 2015
Spartanburg, S.C. – KYMCO USA is rolling into 2015 with 32 models of off-road vehicle, including four EPS models in the popular MXU Series ATV line and two newly designed Youth Quads in the Mongoose 90S and 70S that are sure please younger ATV riders.
KYMCO’s ATV line features 18 models, with the adult models highlighted by three 50th Anniversary versions, two come standard with (EPS), electronic power steering providing smooth responsive steering at all speeds, lets you ride for recreation or work all day with less arm fatigue; and three True Timber New Conceal CAMO pattern models, two featuring EPS.
The MXU 700i EPS LE 50th ($9,799), MXU 700i EPS CAMO ($9,399) and MXU 700i CAMO ($8,799) all are powered by a fuel-injected 695cc SOHC 4-stroke 4-valve liquid-cooled engine producing 45hp.
The MXU 500i EPS LE 50th ($8,699), MXU 500i EPS CAMO ($8,299) and MXU 500i CAMO ($7,699) are powered by a fuel-injected 499cc DOHC 4-stroke 4-valve liquid-cooled engine developing 36hp.
All MXU 700i and 500i ATVs feature an automatic CVT (H-L-N-R-P) transmission with differential lock, on-demand 2WD/4WD selection, independent dual A-arm front and rear suspension with sway bar offering 6.2 inches and 6.8 inches of travel, respectively; hydraulic dual disc front brake and shaft-mounted hydraulic rear brake; 100-lb. front rack capacity, 187-lb. rear rack capacity, standard 2-inch receiver with a 1,050-lb. towing capacity, and right (locking) and left fender storage compartments.
The MXU 450i LE 50th ($6,699) and MXU 450i CAMO ($6,399) get their motivation from a fuel-injected 443cc SOHC 4-stroke 4-valve liquid-cooled engine.
The two 450i ATVs feature an automatic CVT (H-L-N-R-P) transmission, on-demand 2WD/4WD, independent dual A-arm front and rear suspension offering 7 inches of travel, hydraulic dual disc front and single disc rear brakes, 24×8-12 front and 24×10-12 rear tires, 75-lb. front rack capacity, 150-lb. rear rack capacity and a standard 2-inch receiver with a 1,050-lb. towing capacity.
The 50th Anniversary version of the MXU 450i, 500i and 700i ATVs are outfitted with aluminum alloy wheels (chrome for the MXU 450i, black for the MXU 500i and 700i) 3,000-lb. winch and 50th Anniversary Emblems; the CAMO version of the 450i, 500i and 700i ATVs feature True Timber New Conceal CAMO pattern.
Finally, for young riders, KYMCO for 2015 offers the new four-stroke Mongoose 70S ($2,199) and Mongoose 90S ($2,499) sporting a new aggressive body design and all new graphics package. The *Mongoose 90S, (Y-10) for riders 10 years of age and older, features an easy to use CVT Automatic transmission with Forward, Neutral and Reverse. Both the *Mongoose 70S, (Y-6) for riders 6 years of age and older and Mongoose 90S come standard with front and rear lights and an auto-stop safety lanyard and are available in red and blue.
All KYMCO off-road vehicles contain U.S. Forest Service approved spark arrestors, are California Green Sticker compliant, and feature a one-year factory warranty. See the entire line-up at your nearest authorized KYMCO dealer.
KYMCO’s roots in the power sports industry go back to it’s founding in 1963 as the Kwang Yang Motor Co. Ltd. With headquarters in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, KYMCO has long been a leader in quality, fuel economy and versatility. Today KYMCO is the largest scooter manufacturer in Taiwan, exports to 89 countries worldwide, and manufactures scooters, motorcycles, ATVs and UXV side-by-side vehicles at five ISO-9001 quality accredited plants in Asia.
Serving consumers and a selection of valued OEM clients, KYMCO is committed to maximum customer satisfaction, constant innovation, and making use of the most advanced CAD/CAE tools to bring superior engineering and design to their products.
KYMCO USA, wholly owned by Kwang Yang Motor Co. Ltd., is the exclusive importer/distributor of KYMCO brand products in the United States. With its headquarters, marketing and distribution based in Spartanburg, S.C., KYMCO USA serves more than 600 dealers in the U.S. and Caribbean and is dedicated to building the brand’s reputation and market share through superior value, frequent new product introductions, excellence in dealer network support, participation in enthusiast events, race support and sponsorship, and strategic industry partnerships with organizations such as AMA Pro Road Racing & Pro Flat Track, NHRA, Tread Lightly!, (SVIA) Specialty Vehicle Institute of America and (MIC) Motorcycle Industry Council. Learn more at www.KYMCOUSA.com.
* Mongoose 70S and Mongoose 90S rider’s younger than 16 years of age must be supervised by an adult. KYMCO recommends that all ATV riders take a training course and read their owner’s manual thoroughly.