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Can-Am’s Defender is ideal for chores year-round

Room for the family, and the tracks option makes it a great winter workhorse

Farmers are multifaceted, hard-working and dynamic individuals.

Can-Am shares their values. Like its riders, there’s a Can-Am vehicle built to take on anything, from the farm to the trail.
They build workhorse vehicles — tough, versatile and designed above all to be outfitted to suit farmers’ needs year-round.

Can-Am says its family of side-by-side off-road vehicles are specifically built for life on the farm and those with an endless to-do list.

To get the job done right, Can-Am has purpose-built its models to work as hard as its customers do — and then some.

“I thought it was fairly nimble to be able to maneuver in and out pushing cows. I thought it was fairly quiet — the cows certainly didn’t mind it.” Alberta rancher Sean LaBrie

“We’re built for this. Any task, any challenge, any distance — Can-Am makes vehicles that are as undaunted and fearless as its riders are.”
A machine for everyone
Alberta rancher Sean LaBrie sums it up: Can-Am produces multi-purpose farm-ranch family vehicles.
“I have a wife and two kids and we can pack everybody up and have a day trip.”
His four -seater Defender also helped LaBrie herd his cattle from one field to another.

“I thought it was fairly nimble to be able to maneuver in and out pushing cows. I thought it was fairly quiet — the cows certainly didn’t mind it,” LaBrie says.

And there’s plenty of room to work and play comfortably.

“I’m 6’4″, 220, and I fit into it all right,” says Alberta crops farmer Wes Lewis. “Handles nice, runs nice, drives nice.”
Tooling around, there’s no problem getting a Can-Am up to speed.
“If I hammer this thing, I’m doing, like, 70, 80 km/h in a heartbeat. She’s a quick machine,” says Alberta’s Darcy Steinman.

He admires his machine’s power, speed and surprising grace: “I’m quite fussy about my lawn and you can drive it on the lawn. It doesn’t rip. Whereas some of these units, they rip the grass quite hard.”

In Manitoba, Alexander Macleod is getting great mileage out of his tracks options too. With snowmobiles only good for winter, tracks offered him the perfect solution, allowing him to go anywhere year-round.

Snow is not a problem during harsh Manitoba winters, offering little resistance when Macleod plows his 75-yard driveway.

And Can-Am vehicles are good on gas to boot, Macleod insists.

“It’s got a nine-gallon tank and my son and I, with the tracks, we put about 80 miles on it out on the lake and through the marsh and in the weeds — we had it working pretty hard — and we didn’t burn a half tank of gas.”

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