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post #1 of 36 Old 02-09-2017, 10:44 PM Thread Starter
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Arctic Cats new VLX 700

You didn't need to know how fast you were going anyways. Lol!

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How can you call that a digital gauge? and why is that so cheap for a 700. I must be missing more.

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Having a display isnt about seeing your speed..

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I think its a good idea.
No frills full size bike for a great price.
I am seriously considering buying this.
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How can you call that a digital gauge? and why is that so cheap for a 700. I must be missing more.

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It's not analog either, I don't know what you call it. "lighted" ?

I'm not sure what your asking:

$5999 is less then the base sportsman 570 so it's a value in the marketplace.

Or did you mean how can they sell it that cheap. The differences are no display, manual 4x4, old body style on the old chassis, 700 engine that hasn't changed much since 2008.

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I was curious why it was selling for so much less than previous 700s I've seen in the past. I realize it's a value ATV, but surprised at the engine size at that price. The gauge is just baffling, honestly.

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Don't get me wrong I like the idea, and the VLX looks just like my 650V2. I'll post a pic when I find one.

The lower end models sell at much higher volume then the expensive stuff. So this makes sense and I believe will sell well.

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Hmmmm... so the speedo function of the display is only 1 function... whatcha gonna do for codes, alignments and such? A great bargain, yes, I totally agree, but just seems to me that we rely on the display for many other things besides a speed indicator...

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