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Can-Am

2008 Outlander 500 H.O. EFI XT 4x4
THE NEW MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPION.

Outlander 500 H.O. EFI XT 4x4 Red
Outlander 500 H.O. EFI XT 4x4 Red

Outlander 500 H.O. EFI XT 4x4 Green
Outlander 500 H.O. EFI XT 4x4 Green

The 500 H.O. EFI is a machine to be reckoned with. With 54% more power than Honda Rubicon 500, and even 22% more than the Polaris Sportsman 500 EFI, you can expect class-leading power, handling and performance every time you get on.

Plus, it has all the great Outlander features, such as, Visco-Lok automatic front differential, SST frame, TTI rear suspension and more.

The most powerful, best handling, most innovative ATV in its class, period. XT added-value package includes all the extra equipment you want - factory-installed.

  • Rotax 500 H.O. EFI V-Twin engine - the industry's most powerful
  • SST frame
  • TTI independent rear suspension
  • MacPherson strut front suspension
  • Visco-Lok auto-locking front differential
  • Continuously Variable Transmission [CVT]
  • 11 inches [279 mm] of ground clearance
  • Multi-function full digital gauge
  • D.E.S.S. electronic anti-theft system
  • Steel Racks with 300 pound [136 kg] capacity
  • 25-inch tires

NEW FOR 2008

  • Visco-Lok features a new quicker engagement
  • New Multi-function full digital gauge
  • Redesigned rear fascia, taillight and regulator cover
  • Restyled painted steel rims (on base models)
  • Redesigned CVT compartment for better sealing against moisture
  • More comfortable handgrips
  • 500 lbs additional winch capacity (now 3000 lbs/1,361kg) (on XT models)

XT MODEL FEATURES

  • Cast aluminum rims
  • 3 000-pound [1,361 kg] BRP XL3000 winch
  • Roller fairlead
  • Handlebar and wired remote winch controls
  • Aggressive tread Carlisle ACT radial tires
  • Heavy-duty front and rear bumpers
  • Handguards

ENGINE

  • Type: 500cc, 4-stroke, V-twin, liquid-cooled, 8-valve SOHC
  • Bore & Stroke: 82 x 47 mm
  • Torque: 42 Nm @ 6,000 RPM
  • Fuel Delivery: 46 mm Throttle Body, 2 Siemens‡ VDO injectors
  • Starting System: Electric
  • Transmission: CVT, sub-transmission with high, low, park, neutral & reverse
  • Drive Train: Selectable 2w/4w shaft driven with Visco-Lok† front differential

CHASSIS

  • Frame: SST
  • Front Suspension Type: McPherson‡
  • Front Travel: 7 in (178 mm)
  • Rear Suspension Type: TTI independent
  • Rear Travel: 9 in (228.6 mm)
  • Front Brake: 2 inboard hydraulic discs
  • Rear Brake: 1 inboard hydraulic disc
  • Tires/Front: 25 x 8 x 12 in (635 x 203 x 305 mm)
  • Tires/Rear: 25 x 10/11(XT) x 12 in (635 x 254/279(XT) x 305 mm)
  • Wheels: Steel

DIMENSIONS

  • L x W x H (in): 86 x 46 x 45 in
  • L x W x H (mm): 2,184 x 1,168 x 1,143 mm
  • Wheelbase: 51 in (1,295 mm)
  • Seat Height: 34.5 in (877 mm)
  • Dry Weight: 642 lbs (291 kg)
  • Ground Clearance: 11 in (279 mm)
  • Rack Capacity/Front: 100 lbs (45 kg)
  • Rack Capacity/Rear: 200 lbs (90 kg)
  • Towing Capacity: 1,300 lbs (590 kg)
  • Fuel Capacity: 5.3 gal (20 L)

FEATURES

  • Instrumentation: Multi function gauge: Digital speedometer, digital tachometer, bar graph RPM, bottom bar numerical RPM, odometer, hour and tripmeters, diagnostic center, gear position, engine hourmeter, 4x4 indicator, temp./engine lights, electronic fuel gauge, low fuel light, auto shut off after 15 minutes, high/low beam indicator
  • Anti-Theft: D.E.S.S. (Digital Encoded Security System)
  • Storage: Rear storage 5.3 US gal (20 L)
  • Electrical: Prewired for winch
  • Lighting: 2 fender mounted headlamps (35W) with tail light/brake light
  • DC Outlet: Lighter type in console, standard connector in the back (15A)
  • Standard Color: Yellow, Viper Red

PACKAGE

  • XT Package Content Available: BRP XL 3000 winch, roller fairlead, wired remote control, cast aluminum rims, aggressive tread Carlisle‡ ACT Radial tires, heavy-duty front & rear bumpers, handguards
  • XT Colors: Yellow, Viper Red, Laurentian Green, Camo

Specifications

Engine

  • Engine Type Rotax 4-stroke, 8-valve SOHC
  • Displacement 500cc
  • Bore x Stroke 82 x 47 mm
  • Cylinders V-twin
  • Engine Cooling Liquid-cooled
  • Fuel System Fuel Delivery: 46 mm Throttle Body, 2 Siemens‡ VDO injectors
  • Starting System Electric

Chassis

  • Front Suspension McPherson‡
  • Front Travel 7 in (178 mm)
  • Front Brake Type 2 inboard hydraulic discs
  • Front Tires 25 x 8 x 12 in (635 x 203 x 305 mm); Optional XT Package: Aggressive tread Carlisle‡ ACT Radial tires
  • Rear Suspension TTI independent
  • Rear Travel 9 in (228.6 mm)
  • Rear Brake Type 1 inboard hydraulic disc
  • Rear Tires 25 x 10/11(XT) x 12 in (635 x 254/279(XT) x 305 mm); Optional XT Package: Aggressive tread Carlisle‡ ACT Radial tires
  • Frame SST

Dimensions/Capacities

  • Dry Weight 642 lbs (291 kg)
  • Front Rack Capacity (lbs) 100 lbs (45 kg)
  • Rear Rack Capacity (lbs) 200 lbs (90 kg)
  • Towing Capacity 1,300 lbs (590 kg)
  • Fuel Capacity 5.3 gal (20 L)
  • Ground Clearance 11 in (279 mm)
  • Machine Dimensions (LxWxH) in. 86 x 46 x 45 in (2,184 x 1,168 x 1,143 mm)
  • Wheelbase (inches) 51 in (1,295 mm)

Drive Train

  • Drive Train Selectable 2w/4w shaft driven with Visco-Lok† front differential
  • Transmission CVT, sub-transmission with high, low, park, neutral & reverse

General

  • Speedometer Digital
  • Tachometer Digital
  • Odometer Standard
  • Lighting 2 fender mounted headlamps (35W) with tail light/brake light
  • Colors Yellow, Viper Red; Optional XT Colors: Yellow, Viper Red, Laurentian Green, Camo

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