Machinery Chatter
Jim Patrico Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Mon Apr 7, 2014 10:42 AM CDT

Seems like it is "all side-by-sides, all the time" right now. For reasons I don't understand, makers of utility vehicles are introducing them in a rush this spring. My colleague Dan Miller has been writing a blue streak about them in this space. Now it's my turn and Kubota's new RTV X-Series is my topic.

Kubota has always had a lot of swagger about its utility vehicle line. "We are Clydesdales in a sea of ponies," says product manager Dan Muramoto. Speed is not their thing; strength and durability are. "We don't compare ourselves to thoroughbreds," Muramoto says. Instead, he ...

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