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The new Viking has a higher compression which gives it considerably more punch-combined with the fuel injection it is very responsive. Remember that the Viking is not a
pure sport utv. It is designed for work as well as play. Mine will do 51 mph if you wish. Lots of torque. I do not have the power steering and I think it handles easy. The ride is very stable and secure. I rode them all before I bought mine and it was number 1 in that area. The big single is a little loud for me, you won't be sneaking up on any deer in the woods. It is huge compared to the old Rhino-no comparison-The people that say it is just another Rhino have never tested one.
 

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I have an old 400 Kodiak which has a very similar engine design. It is 18yrs old and pulls like a tank and has never given me a problem. Yamaha could have made a higher revving twin for the Viking
but why do that when you have a bulletproof design that works well and can withstand lots of punishment? Their goal was not a 75mph sport machine this time around.
That will probably come later.
 

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The new Viking has a higher compression which gives it considerably more punch-combined with the fuel injection it is very responsive. Remember that the Viking is not a
pure sport utv. It is designed for work as well as play. Mine will do 51 mph if you wish. Lots of torque. I do not have the power steering and I think it handles easy. The ride is very stable and secure. I rode them all before I bought mine and it was number 1 in that area. The big single is a little loud for me, you won't be sneaking up on any deer in the woods. It is huge compared to the old Rhino-no comparison-The people that say it is just another Rhino have never tested one.
Do you know how much the Powersteering option is?
 
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