BRP recently announced the release of their exciting 2009 model range of CAN-AM ATVs in Rotorua New Zealand and Sporting Shooter were on hand to put the products through their paces.
BOMBARDIER Recreational Products Inc (BRP), a privately-held French-Canadian company, is a world leader in the design, development, manufacturing, distribution and marketing of motorised recreational vehicles. Its portfolio of name brand products is second to none and includes: Ski-Doo and Lynx snowmobiles, Sea Doo watercraft and sports boats, Evinrude and Johnson outboard motors, Can-Am all-terrain vehicles and roadsters, and Rotax engines and karts. Whilst regular readers of Sporting Shooter Magazine will be aware of Can-Am ATVs (through their advertising), few would be aware that the company is at the cutting edge of ATV technology and have increased their Australian sales by 111% in the past year through listening to their customers needs and delivering on their promise to build a range of world-class ATVs.
As a world leading innovator in ATV technology, Can-AM isn’t afraid to put its products to the test and recently placed 1st and 3rd in the gruelling 2008 Tattersall’s Finke Desert Race. The Tattersall’s Finke Desert Race is renowned for being one of the worlds most intense and gruelling off-road races and this year Team Can-Am’s rider, Paul Smith, covered the 460 kilometre race in 5 hours and 35 minutes on a Can-Am DS 450X,