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The All New 2011 Kawasaski MULE 610 4×4 XC

An all-around performer, the Kawasaki Mule™ 610 4×4 XC can wear many hats. With selectable four-wheel drive, large 26-inch radial tires and a compact overall size, the Mule is capable of hauling people and equipment to almost any work site. Like all 600 series Mules, the 610 4×4 XC fits into the bed of a full-size truck. And when the weekend comes, the Mule XC is equally at home doing double duty as a recreation vehicle. Its greater ground clearance and a wider track help the Mule climb over larger obstacles, while standard skid plates protect vital systems. The Mule XC has a comfortable seat covered in grippy material, and a sport steering wheel lifted straight from the high-performance Kawasaki Teryx™.
Fun as it looks, the Mule XC is still all about hard work.  A special black texture paint is applied to its 400-pound capacity tilt bed for long-lasting durability, and the XC’s 1,100-pound towing capacity means you can bring whatever you need. Dual cup holders keep thirst at bay when you’re on the clock, a capacious glove box can carry more than just gloves, and the front hood opens to reveal more than 12 gallons of storage space.
Like every Mule, the new 610 4×4 XC is an excellent choice for traversing rough terrain or transporting materials to remote destinations. Popular Mule accessories include an enclosed cab, snow plow, winch, and soft or hard tops, available through Kawasaki dealers.

Features
  • Rugged and compact 4×4 off-road utility vehicle can be easily transported in the back of a full-size pickup truck
  • Can tow up to 1,100 pounds with optional Kawasaki trailer hitch installed
  • Steel cargo bed can carry up to 400 pounds and tilts to simplify cleaning and maintenance
  • Selectable two- and four-wheel-drive modes provide efficient operation over a wide variety of terrain
  • Dual-Mode Differential offers locked mode for maximum traction in difficult conditions, while unlocked mode decreases turning radius
  • Rack-and-pinion steering helps to keep steering light and accurate, which makes maneuvering in tight working quarters a snap
  • Front grille includes space for mounting a 3,000-pound capacity winch
  • Large storage tub under the front hood includes four D-rings for securing payload items
2011 MULE™ 610 4×4 XC
If the XC designation makes you think “cross country,” well, you’d be right on target, for this Mule looks like it’s had a serious dose of Kawasaki Teryx™ off-road DNA injected into its flanks. With large tires, excellent suspension and mid-engine layout, the XC is made for off-road riding.
TIRES
The primary visual giveaway is the Mule XC’s aggressive, 26-inch Maxxis Bighorn 2.0 radial tires. Each tire is mounted on a 12-inch wheel for a higher degree of off-road ability and 8.1 inches of ground clearance. The large tires also give the XC a 1.3-inch wider track than the standard 610 4×4.
TILTING CARGO BED
The Mule 610 4×4 XC’s steel cargo bed can carry up to 400 pounds, and tilts to simplify maintenance and cleaning. A special black-texture paint on the bed adds a layer of greater durability.
 
SPORT STEERING WHEEL
The Mule’s small-diameter steering wheel is lifted straight from the Kawasaki Teryx. Its rack-and-pinion steering provides precise, accurate handling and a small turning radius that facilitates working in tight quarters.

SELECTABLE FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE
A fully automatic transmission has high and low forward gears as well as neutral and reverse. The CVT keeps engine speed in its most efficient rpm range, regardless of vehicle speed, load or terrain. For even more traction options, the Mule 610 4×4 XC features selectable two- or four-wheel drive.
DUAL MODE DIFFERENTIAL
For even more traction options, the rear differential can be locked for maximum traction in difficult conditions. The rear differential’s unlocked mode decreases the Mule’s turning radius and minimizes ground disturbance – great for use on grass.

BENCH SEAT
All-weather seat cover provides a secure perch for the driver and passenger. Plus, two seat belts enhance safety.

EASY TO TRANSPORT
Like the other Mules in the 600 series, the Mule 610 4×4 XC fits into the bed of a full-size pickup. Besides being easy to transport, other conveniences include a sealed storage space under the front hood with a capacity of 12.6 gallons.
 
SAFETY FEATURES
The Mule 610 4×4 XC fully meets SAE Roll Over Protective Structure (ROPS) requirements for wheeled tractors. Two seat belts also enhance safety. A U.S. Forest Service-approved spark arrestor in the muffler greatly reduces fire hazard.
 
More information can be found on the Kawasaki website at:

http://kawasaki.com/Products/Product-Specifications.aspx?scid=15&id=476

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