Sport models are built with functionality, in place of utility, in mind. To be successful at fast trail riding
, an ATV should have light weight, high power, good suspension and a low center of gravity. These machines can be changed for such racing disciplines as motocross, woods racing also known as hare scrambles, cross country, desert racing, hill mountaineering, ice racing, speedway, TT Tourist Trophy, flat track, drag racing and others. Examples of high functionality models include the Yamaha YFZ450, Honda TRX450R,Suzuki QuadRacer R450, Kawasaki KFX450R, and Can Am DS450. ATVs designed for instant trail riding include the Yamaha Raptor 700R/660R,Suzuki QuadSport Z400, Yamaha Warrior 350, Honda Sportrax 400EX, kawasaki kfx400,Bombardier/Can Am DS650, Arctic Cat DVX400, Polaris Scrambler 500, Polaris Outlaw 500, Polaris Outlaw 525, Kawasaki KFX700, Polaris Predator 500 and Can Am Renagade 800. Three wheel functionality models include the Honda ATC250R, Yamaha Tri Z YTZ250 and Kawasaki Tecate KXT250, All synthetic in the 80's. Three Wheelers designed for immediate trail riding include the Honda ATC350X and the Honda ATC200X. If necessity was the mother of the 1st ATV, Honda engineer Osamu Takeuchi was its father. In 1967, American Honda asked Honda RandD Ltd. for a new product buyers could
sell when motorbike sales cooled off in the winter. Mr.