The new Gen2 series of Smittybilt X2O and XRC winches have been thoroughly updated with heavy-duty features for enhanced performance. All Gen2 Smittybilt winches feature a 6.6HP amphibious motor, offering the highest torque in the industry, connected to a 3-stage Planetary Gear System for increased pulling power and line speed over previous models. Additional upgrades to both XRC and X2O platforms include stainless steel hardware and an oversized aluminum crossbar to increase winch strength and rigidity.
The Gen2 XRC features a 4-way roller fairlead and steel winch cable, while the Gen2 XRCComp comes with an aluminum Hawse fairlead and synthetic winch rope. All XRC models come with a Manufacturer Lifetime Mechanical Warranty and a 3 Year Electrical Warranty.
The Gen2 X2O now comes standard with a wireless remote control and built-in dynamic braking system to reduce drum heat by 66% which means less heat transfer to the winch cable or rope, making it safe to use with all types of synthetic ropes. The X2O comes standard with a 4-way roller fairlead and steel winch cable. The Gen2X2O Comp is upgraded with an aluminum Hawse fairlead and synthetic winch rope. All X2O winches come with a Manufacturer Lifetime Mechanical Warranty and a 5 Year Electrical Warranty.
If you are having trouble deciding on a winch, please go to our Selecting a Winch page for a step-by-step guide on selecting the best winch for your trail rig.