Arctic Cat Unveils New Accessories for Wildcat 1000

Lucas Cooney
by Lucas Cooney

As 2011 comes to a close, the innovative minds at Arctic Cat have introduced four new accessories for the thrilling Wildcat 1000 UTV – a half windshield, spare tire carrier, bumpers, and rear trunk bag were all designed specifically for use in the Wildcat.


Arctic Cat Wildcat Half Windshield

The all-new Wildcat Half Windshield (P/N 1436-740, US$159.95/C$184.95) from Arctic Cat aerodynamic styling that moves wind up and over the occupants to minimize dust from swirling in the cab. It’s made of polycarbonate, with snap-clamps that offer quick and easy installation or removal.

Spare Tire Carrier

Arctic Cat Wildcat Spare Tire Carrier

Built tough enough for Baja, the all-new Wildcat Spare Tire Carrier (P/N 1436-733, US$159.95/C$194.95) from Arctic Cat simplifies adding a spare tire to your next adventure. The steel frame holds either a front or rear mounted spare tire, attached via a quick-access wing-bolt. The entire unit pivots up and out of the way to maintain full access to the Wildcat’s rear storage area, with gas-assist shocks that ease lifting.

Wildcat Bumpers

Arctic Cat Wildcat Steel Front Bumper

Add rugged style and extra protection to the Wildcat with a new Arctic Cat bumpers. For the ultimate in front-end fortification, the front Steel Bumper (P/N 1436-716, US$229.95/$264.95) is made from 1 3/4-in. steel and features and integrated mini skid plate. The Aluminum Front Bumper (P/N 1436-718, US$349.95/C$399.95) and Aluminum Rear Bumper (P/N 1436-719, US$279.95/C$324.95) add lightweight, custom style. They’re constructed from aluminum and integrate with accessory rock sliders. All Wildcat bumpers work with front and rear receiver hitches, and the rear includes a license plate holder.

Rear Trunk Bag

Arctic Cat Wildcat Trunk Bag

Keep your extra gear secured in the new Wildcat Rear Trunk Bag (P/N 1436-737, US$149.95/C$174.95) from Arctic Cat. Built from lightweight aluminum tube framework and covered with durable canvas, the zipperless design allows simplified access to gear stored in the rear box of the new Wildcat. Opening or closing the bag is quick and simple thanks to a hinged design that’s secured by cambuckles.

These are just a few of the more than 50 new custom accessories for the 2012 Arctic Cat Wildcat ROV, available this spring at most Arctic Cat dealerships, and through the Arctic Cat online store at

Lucas Cooney
Lucas Cooney

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