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John Deere Adds Special Edition GATOR XUVS

By Hank Will, Editor-in-Chief


Tags: UTV, gator, machinery,

Hank Will and Mulefoot piglet.Last January, John Deere added a pair of special edition GATORS to its award-winning family of heavy-duty UTVs. This time, the special machines share a common platform with the XUV 620i and come with special paint and other unique features.  

The Special Edition XUV 620i models are offered in either Midnight Black or Metallic Silver.

“With the release of these special edition models we are meeting the demand from a growing audience of outdoor enthusiasts, interested in custom vehicles,” says Kevin Lund, utility vehicle group product marketing manager for John Deere. "These new models provide our customers with unique vehicles they can further customize, depending on how they use their vehicle and what they want their vehicle to say about them.”

Special Edition 620i XUV Black

The Midnight Black features a carbon-fiber pattern that is professionally applied with an exclusive Final Finish® process on the hood and steering wheel cover. It also sports premium SLX polymer high gloss black fenders that deliver a quality painted look in a mold-through color that resists UV fading and marring. The Metallic Silver Edition is coated with high quality paint on the hood, fenders, cargo box and tailgate.

Special Edition 620i XUV Silver

Both special edition models come equipped with five-spoke alloy wheels, 21- inch high-back sport seats, billet aluminum controls and a special edition nameplate on the front fenders. Custom options include adventure lights, a high-performance slip-on exhaust, a heavy-duty brush guard


Hank Will raises hair sheep, heritage cattle and many varieties of open-pollinated corn with his wife, Karen, on their rural Osage County, Kansas farm. His home life is a perfect complement to his professional life as editor in chief at GRIT and Capper's Farmer magazines. Connect with him on .