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Found this, does not look like a Turbo/Supercharged model or a 4 seater. I hope it is wrong as I would definitely buy a 4 seat model, but...
 

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You’re late to the party. 2021 details have been out a few weeks. New steeringg knuckles and color blue. That’s it...
 

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Rep was at local dealer today and said new ones are just with added accessories. No 4 seat.
 

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Snatch up a 2020 while you still can. Good deals out there.
Especially if they are replacing the steering knuckle parts on the 2020s for free.
Unless you want a blue one.
I'm ok with green or white for $4k off.
I can get a can of blue paint and a paint brush for about $40.
 

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Rep was at local dealer today and said new ones are just with added accessories. No 4 seat.
Well that kind of sucks, I would have bought one once I got back home. Oh well, I do hope they introduce the 4 seat at some point as that is the really hot item right now.
 

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I have no idea what I'm talking about, but from the brief amount of time that I've spent looking into SxSs lately, it would seem Kawi was shooting for durability, suspension, and smooth trans operation. Seems more geared towards the rough trail crowd than the WOT dune crowd.
If you think about how heavy the krx is for a 2 seater, imagine how heavy the 4 seater would be and how much slower it would feel with the same engine and trans. If all they did was make it longer, heavier and add 2 seats, I don't think customers would be happy with it. They probably know this and are happy just entering the 2 seater competition for now.
Maybe they will see how it goes for a few years and then start investing in a lighter weight chassis that doesn't compromise strength, for a 4 seater. Or, maybe throw a turbo on it.
But I'd hate to see the price tag on a new krx turbo 4 seater.
Again, I have no idea what I'm talking about.
 

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Especially if they are replacing the steering knuckle parts on the 2020s for free.
Unless you want a blue one.
I'm ok with green or white for $4k off.
I can get a can of blue paint and a paint brush for about $40.
All the dealers by me are cleaned out and begging kawi for more units.


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I'd like to know where the other manufacturers are skimping on material thickness and structural components in order to get their 4 seaters to weigh less than a krx 2 seater.
And if Kawi would be willing to skimp on those same areas in order to sell a 4 seater that would put out competitive power/acceleration/speed numbers with other NA 1000cc machines.
 

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Nope

Heard trail one was coming.
There is thread in general discussion on supercharger coming for us that own anyway dropping Sept/Oct..

Look it up
 

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I'd like to know where the other manufacturers are skimping on material thickness and structural components in order to get their 4 seaters to weigh less than a krx 2 seater.
And if Kawi would be willing to skimp on those same areas in order to sell a 4 seater that would put out competitive power/acceleration/speed numbers with other NA 1000cc machines.
Can-am X3 was designed with weight as a #1 priority over structural strength. I can show you examples all over my X3.
 

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I will take structural strength over weight savings all day long. If I wanted light weight, fast, and lots of shop time, I would have bought a turbo machine.
 

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I think kawi was thinking the same thing.
So that leaves the question:
How would they make a 4 seater that wasn't ridiculously heavy, if they use the same design as the heavy 2 seater?
If 1000cc is the limit, they would almost have no choice but to use a turbo.
Or, they could make everything lighter and have crap break and now you're just selling a $20k machine like everyone else, so what's the point?
They could build something very light and indestructible, but we could t afford it.
I can see them already having this discussion and going in the same circle and deciding it's not worth even trying to go for a 4 seater right now. Especially since they gave birth to their first 2 seater and probably need to babysit that for a minute.
 

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This kinda reminds me of when Toyota released the full size tundra in 2007. Big trucks were not their bread and butter. So they didn't need to build one. Just like kawi doesn't need to build a sport sidexside. But, like the krx, the tundra was a stronger, better built truck than anything else on the market and it took the other manufacturers years to even bother trying to compete. Mostly because they had brand loyalty from their customers and could get away with selling them junk for a few more years.
Point is, people did the same thing, as soon as the tundra was released, people started asking and speculating about a 3/4 ton, a megacab long bed, a diesel, etc.
And none of that ever happened. Because the truck still isn't their bread and butter, so they don't invest what ford does into their trucks or advertising because ford sells 4x as many trucks and probably always will.
I'm guessing it it the same scenario with Polaris.
Even if kawi builds a 4 seater, I don't think they will steal enough Polaris and canam customers to justify building one, even though a few people said that if they build one, they'd jump ship. I think it will take a few years and seeing how the krx does before they even consider expanding into a krx "line", from a single unit.
Just my opinion.
But it's fun to speculate and wonder and do photoshops of what it would look like. I do it too.
 

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Can-am X3 was designed with weight as a #1 priority over structural strength. I can show you examples all over my X3.
Exactly! Frame so thin you can read the newspaper through it, and lacking reinforcement and triangulation in critical areas, which forces you to add gusset kits, etc., and still prone to cracking. I had that fun, no thanks.
 

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3500mi and no cracks but I did a lot of re-enforcement in critical areas from early on.

I love my X3 and you would have to pry it from my hands. I also really like the KRX but for different reasons. You cant really put them in the same class IMO.
 

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I don’t think the 4 seater would weigh that much more. All the heavy parts would be the same as the 2 seater. All you would be adding is two seats, a couple feet of roll cage, couple feet of frame, and some plastic. Mostly adding airspace.


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