TRAXTER HD8 BASE
CAN-AM TRAXTER DPS HD8 - 2 SEATER
Also available in the MAX 4 seater version
BUILT EXTRA TOUGH TO TAKE YOU WAY BEYOND THE DAILY GRIND. TRAXTER IS THE MOST CAPABLE CAN-AM SIDE-BY-SIDE EVER: ON WORKSITES, LOADED FOR HUNTING TRIPS & ANYWHERE YOU NEED TO GET IT DONE WELL.
- Rotax® 799.9 cc V-twin, liquid-cooled 55hp
- Up to 11 in. (28 cm) ground clearance
- 27-in. Maxxis† Bighorn 2.0 tires
- VERSA-PRO bench seat
- Dynamic Power Steering (DPS)
- PRO-TORQ Transmission with Quick Response System (QRS), high airflow ventilation, and Electronic Drive Belt Protection
- 14-in. (35.6 cm) cast-aluminum wheels
- Front suspension: Double A-arm / Rear suspension: TTA with external sway bar
- integrated front steel bumper, HMWPE central skid plate
GET USED TO DONE THE PERFECT WORK PLATFORM IS HERE—THE ROCK AT YOUR SIDE THROUGH THICK AND THIN
Schedule? To-do list? Office hours? The Defender just works. The day is done when you say it is, so get the most from a side-by-side made to handle any condition, any obstacle, and any rider—from experienced to novice. Every Defender is made to get it done.
TASKMASTER. INDUSTRY-LEADING STORAGE SPACE WITH A 4.5X6 FT BED AND THE TORQUE TO GO BIG.
Industry-leading 4.5x6 ft bed
The tools you need are built-in: Defender PRO exclusive removable side panels and double the loading space of a standard Defender. Works faster, smarter, and harder than you imagine. Industry-leading payload and storage. Benefit also from the Hydraulic Power Tilt Bed included on PRO XT and 6x6 XT.
CLIMATE CONTROL. ALL-DAY CREW COMFORT.
Want the chills? Defender Limited models get standard Heating, Venting, and Air Conditioning for comfort & safety in harsh climates.
LEADING ENGINE TECHNOLOGY. POWERFUL ROTAX ENGINE LINEUP
Defender delivers a better, quieter ride— up to 82 horsepower and a class-leading 69 lb-ft of torque. Hardworking Rotax HD10, HD8, and HD5 engines are the perfect mix of fun & function.
HAULING & TOWING. INDUSTRY-LEADING TOWING CAPACITY
With engines, chassis, driving assistance work mode, and suspension all matched to work harder than any other side-by-side, the HD8 and HD10 Defender can tow up to 2,500 lbs (1134 kg). Defender 6x6 boasts an industry-leading 3,000 lbs (1360 kg) towing rating.
NO COMPROMISE STORAGE. LEADING PAYLOAD CAPACITY AND STORAGE SPACE
Starting at a dashboard with a removable toolbox, storage space, and moving through to up to 1, 750 lb (793.8 kg) payload capacity on selected packages—it's obvious the Defender will just get. it. done.
NEW BENCH SEAT WITH BOLSTERS. BENCH SEAT COMFORT FOR THE LONG HAUL
Support for people & all of their stuff: newly contoured seats, better side bolsters, reinforced seat trim and styling, and adjustable driver's seat. All with a flip-up bench, under-seat storage, and underside hooks. Choose between our 3 and 6-seaters.
TRULY USEFUL DISPLAYS. 4.5 / 7.6-IN DIGITAL DISPLAY WITH KEYPAD
Everything you need to control for the perfect ride. The 4.5 and 7.6 in. wide digital display options are readable in all conditions, with vehicle information and controls at your glove tips.
INNOVATIVE SUSPENSION SETUP. HEAVY-DUTY ARCHED A-ARM / ARCHED TTA SUSPENSION
Redesigned Double arched A-Arm front suspension and Arched TTA rear suspension on HD10 models give better stability, a surefooted response, and improved strength with up to a full 11 in. of suspension travel on specific models.
TORQUE ON DEMAND. PRO-TORQ CVT TRANSMISSION AND ON-THE-FLY 4WD
Selectable Turf Mode / 2WD / 4WD with Visco-Lok† QE auto-locking front differential puts the power down on any terrain. The PRO-TORQ CVT on HD8 and HD10 models provides improved cooling and electronic belt protection for more durability.
EQUIPPED FOR ANYTHING INTEGRATED PASS-THROUGH STORAGE
Exclusive full width under bed storage for cargo, gear, tools, and more. That's in addition to removable side panels, dump mechanism, and 100% more loading space than the Defender. This gives the Defender PRO gimmick-free practicality ready to haul with strength and space to spare.
RELIABILITY THAT WORKS. ENHANCED FRAME & RIGIDITY
Our engineers pulled out all the stops and revised the Defender’s frame to be lighter where it could be—with more rigid for unsurpassed strength while carrying heavy payload off-road.
HVAC NO SWEAT: AVAILABLE CLIMATE CONTROL
Use the industry-first automatic mode for dust-free, set-and-forget performance, or dial in Heat and Air Conditioning modes to keep the cabin temperature exactly how you like it in any weather.
HYDRAULIC POWER TILT BED. UNLOAD AT THE PUSH OF A BUTTON
We're making it easier for working, loading, and unloading at the limit of what's possible. Now featuring a power tilt bed, dump any load at the push of a button. Also available as an accessory for Defender models.
CARGO BOX VERSATILITY
Benefit from 4 x steel anchors / tie-down points, 4 x 5 gallon (18.9 L) pail recesses, 14 x LinQ quick attach, 1 x 3 and plywood separators and bed extender ready, Sturdy removable tailgate allowing for 250 lb capacity, 4 integrated cup recesses and a
ruler in the tailgate.
BRAKE HOLDING MECHANISM. MANUAL PARKING BRAKE
To ensure the Defender stays put no matter the incline, load, or terrain, a manual parking brake is now available. Can be added as an accessory on most Defender models.
Contact UsContact. Renier Pretorius +27 61 976 1217
234 Malibongwe Drive Northriding
Johannesburg South Africa
Hours. Fri. 8 am - 5 pm | Sat. 8 am - 12 pm | Sun. Closed