New Honda Four Wheeler For Work and Play

FourTrax Foreman Rubicon joins Honday's 2012 lineup with immediate availability.

Published on: Oct 7, 2011

Honda's new FourTrax Foreman Rubicon joins the company's broad line up of ATVs and other off-road vehicles for 2012, and you can see one in the showroom this month.

The machine adds to Honda's full-size, multipurpose ATV lineup, along with the Rincon, and comes with a 499 cc liquid-cooled, naturally-aspirated engine mated with an electronically-controlled automatic hydro-mechanical continually-variable transmission. The transmission allows full automatic use, or features a shiftable component to allow operator choices of gears.

Hondas new FourTrax Foreman Rubicon comes to the lineup with excellent off-road capabilities, a 499 cc single cylinder OHV engine, and a fully automatic hydro-mechanical constantly-variable transmission.
Honda's new FourTrax Foreman Rubicon comes to the lineup with excellent off-road capabilities, a 499 cc single cylinder OHV engine, and a fully automatic hydro-mechanical constantly-variable transmission.

Power is supplied fore and aft with direct drive shafts and the front differential is a limited slip (TraxLok 2WD/4WD) and torque-sensitive unit. The Rubicon also can be equipped with Honda's electric power steering.

Suspension on the Rubicon is a double-wishbone front arrangement with 6.7 inches of travel, and the rear is supported by a swingarm supported by dual shock absorbers that allow 6.7 inches of travel there.

Stopping power is supplied by front discs and a sealed mechanical drum on the rear wheels.

Towing capacity is 850 pounds.

The Rubicon carries 4.7 gallons and can be purchased in red, natural gear camo or an olive finish.

For more information, visit www.honda.com.

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