ARGO 8 x 8
Frontier 650

The ARGO 8x8 Frontier 650 is an 8-wheel drive amphibious off-road vehicle with a 4 cycle OHV V-Twin air cooled 627cc, 23 hp Cooler Cleaner Briggs & Stratton engine. It features an electronic ignition and a load capacity of up to 1000 lbs. on land or 900 lbs. on water. It uses regular unleaded gasoline, has low emissions and comes with a two-year limited engine warranty.

8 x 8 Frontier 650
8 x 8 Frontier 650
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Colors may vary slightly from actual ARGO vehicle colors.


  • 24"custom ARGO tires with special tread design
  • Hydraulic vented disc brakes
  • Emergency / parking brake
  • Front axle bearing extensions for increased axle & bearing life
  • Convenience group (12 volt outlet, cup holders, grab handle)
  • Hourmeter, voltmeter
  • Back-up recoil starter


  • Smooth, comfortable ride for up to 6 passengers
  • Large cargo area for gear and supplies
  • Outstanding performance, versatility and reliability
  • One-piece ergonomic handlebar steering control
  • State-of-the-art automatic continuously variable transmission (CVT) with high and low range forward and reverse


8 x 8 Frontier 6508 x 8 Frontier 650
Engine4 cycle OHV V-Twin gasoline engine, electronic ignition, full pressure lubrication and oil filter. 2 year warranty.
ModelBriggs & Stratton Vanguard
Horsepower23 hp
Displacement627 cc
Coolingair cooled
SteeringOne-piece ergonomic handlebar steering control with mounted brake lever and parking brake. For safety and ease of handling, the ARGO steering transmission provides continuous torque to all axles.
ControlsRight-hand twist grip throttle and dash mounted choke control (Except Avenger EFI). Light switch and ignition switch.
Clutch and transmissionBelt-driven, Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) maximizes engine power to the transmission with high and low range forward, neutral and reverse, compactly housed with an efficient planetary differential
Drive SystemRoller chains drive machined sprockets that are spline-fit onto 11/4" diameter axles. Bearings are greaseable, and are protected with double-sealed outer flange assemblies.
FrameFormed steel channel construction, welded for high strength and durability. Polyester powder coated for lasting protection.
BodyVacuum formed High Molecular Weight Polyethylene
Full Skid PlateOption
Load CapacityOn Land: 454 kg (1 000 lb)
Rear Compartment: no restriction
On Water: 408 kg (900 lb)
Towing Capacity635 kg (1 400 lb)
Seating CapacityOn Land: 6 persons
On Water: 4 persons
Fuel Capacity27 litres (7.1 US gallons)
SpeedOn Land: 30 km / h (19 mph)
On Water: 4 km / h (2,5 mph)
Shipping Weight476 kg (1 050 lb)
Axle Bearing ExtentionsFront: Serie
Rear: Option
Temperature gaugeN/A
Low-charge warningN/A
Low oil pressure lightSerie
TiresARGO 24 x 10.00-8NHS
Ground Pressure2.1 psi (14.5 kPa) using tires 0.67 psi (4.6 kPa) using tracks
Operating ConditionsAll weather, all terrain, -40°C to +40°C