What do you get when you combine an ATV, a snowmobile, and a 151-horsepower motorcycle engine? We don't know either, but it looks and sounds extremely fun.
The Platune Sand-X mobile is a T-ATV (or Tracked All Terrain Vehicle) which outperforms quad-ATVs in sandy environments thanks to the extra traction provided by the wide rear track.
Low weight, a low center of gravity, and the aforementioned traction combine with a 151-horsepower 799.5cc engine to produce 0-62 mph (100kph) runs in as little as 2.8 seconds. Less-than-three-second runs on sand is impressive by any metric.
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