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Polaris had a problem. Despite offering by far the largest off-road lineup from any manufacturer, there was no Side x Side model between the sporty RZR models and the working class hero, the Ranger Side x Sides. What they needed was an answer to Can-Am’s Commander, Honda’s Pioneer 700, and Kawasaki’s Teryx.


A NEW GENERAL

Polaris Introduces MY17 RZR XP Turbo EPS and RZR XP Turbo 4 EPS

The Most Powerful Factory Side-by-Sides Ever
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Minneapolis, Sept. 16, 2016 – Today, Polaris RZR sets another new standard in razor-sharp performance with the introduction of the RZR XP Turbo EPS and RZR XP 4 Turbo EPS. Featuring a new ProStar® Turbo H.O. engine that unleashes 168 horsepower – the most power ever offered on a factory side-by-side – the vehicles offer 15 percent more power than last year’s models and 9 percent more than anything else on the market.

Polaris Introduces RIDE COMMAND™ to Elevate Connectivity in Off-Road Riding

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Off-road riding is a social experience. Polaris’ research shows a majority of off-road enthusiasts ride with a passenger or in a group. But, the off-road riding experience has barriers. Being strapped into a vehicle with a helmet makes it difficult to communicate with passengers; having multiple gadgets such as a GoPro, GPS and a smart phone is cumbersome; and capturing ride memories to share is challenging -- often requiring multiple steps, including getting out of the vehicle, remembering to turn the GoPro on or taking gloves off to use touch interfaces.What if there was a solution to connect the disconnect? Leading the way in innovation, RIDE COMMAND is a unique solution solving the most common experiential problems with off-road riding. The RIDE COMMAND system includes the RIDE COMMAND™ app and an intuitive, glove-touch, weather-resistant RIDE COMMAND™ 7” (17.8-cm.) Display.

2017 Polaris RZR® Lineup

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Polaris RZR® defined the recreational side-by-side (SxS) and continues to be the No. 1-selling brand. RZR delivers the ultimate combination of power, suspension, agility, comfort and customization making the vehicles superior to all other offerings in the marketplace. For 2017, the lineup of continues to lead the way with a new, dynamic innovation and a couple new models.  New! RIDE COMMAND™ Off-road riding is a social experience. Polaris’ research shows a majority of off-road enthusiasts ride with a passenger or in a group. But, the off-road riding experience has barriers. Being strapped into a vehicle with a helmet makes it difficult to communicate with passengers; having multiple gadgets such as a GoPro®, GPS and a smart phone is cumbersome; and capturing ride memories to share is challenging -- often requiring multiple steps, including getting out of the vehicle, remembering to turn the GoPro on or taking gloves off to use touch interfaces.  

2017 Polaris RANGER® Utility Vehicles

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 Polaris RANGER® is the industry’s No.1-selling utility vehicle (UTV) lineup, offering the hardest working and smoothest riding family of vehicles for hunting, farming, trails and mud. The Model Year 2017 lineup continues to offer more innovation with new features and models across every price point and consumer application.  Full-Size & CREW Models For Model Year 2017, Polaris RANGER raises the bar with the introduction of the world’s most powerful family of UTVs. For even more extreme performance, Polaris welcomes the new RANGER XP 1000, available in base, EPS and new special editions. In addition, Polaris leads the industry with innovative special editions including two new High Lifter mud editions in FullSize and CREW; the hard-working RANGER XP 1000 EPS Ranch Edition; and the industry’s first gas-powered UTV with heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) on the RANGER XP 1000 EPS NorthStar HVAC and CREW HVAC Editions.   

2017 Polaris GENERAL™ Lineup

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The Polaris GENERAL™ set a new standard in off-road comfort and refinement – built to work hard and play harder – when it was introduced this past November. With class-leading features needed to tackle the trails and a work ethic to handle tough jobs, the Polaris GENERAL has become one of the hottest side-by-side offerings on the market.   For Model Year 2017, Polaris answers the demands of consumers with the new benchmark in multi-passenger comfort: the Polaris GENERAL 4 1000 EPS. The GENERAL two-seat models are further enhanced with VersaTrac® Turf Mode and a new Hunter Edition with Polaris Pursuit® Camo.  

2017 Polaris Youth Models

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Polaris is the industry leader in youth off-road vehicles and leads the way in promoting youth rider safety. Polaris’ youth lineup will include four 2017 ATV youth models based upon the Specialty Vehicle Institute of America’s (SVIA) ATV categories. The lineup includes the Phoenix 200, Outlaw and Sportsman 110 EFI, and Outlaw 50. Polaris also will offer the RZR 170 EFI as a youth side-by-side model. Polaris youth models are the only youth vehicles to offer Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) for easier cold starting, reduced maintenance, and improved run and idle quality.The RZR 170 EFI is available for riders 10 years old and older with adult supervision. The vehicle speed is limited to less than 15 mph (24.1 kph) as delivered. The vehicle’s speed control system allows adults to increase the speed to a maximum of up to 29 mph (47 kph). The RZR 170 EFI will be available in Bright White and Voodoo Blue.

Polaris 2017 ATV Lineup

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Polaris All-Terrain Vehicles (ATV) are the No. 1 selling brand of automatic ATVs* because the lineup offers the best performance and best value. For Model Year 2017, Polaris is catering to Recreational/Utility and Sport/Utility enthusiasts by reintroducing its big bore flagship models, offering ATVs for new applications and introducing more value into the lineup.  Sport/Utility Models Polaris is redesigning, renewing and reintroducing its flagship lineup of big bore Sportsman® ATVs to offer a perfect blend of features and performance for an all-new Sport/Utility experience. The vehicles have a new rider-active design for the most sport-like experience ever on a Sportsman, in addition to delivering even more utility. To cater to a wide-variety of big bore customers, the lineup features three new standard models: the industry’s most powerful Sportsman XP 1000, Sportsman 850 SP, and industry’s best value big bore – the Sportsman 850. In addition to the standard models, the Sportsman XP 1000 is available in an ultrapremium Hunter Edition package and Matte Copper Limited Edition.  

2017 Polaris ACE™

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Polaris ACE™ has been redefining the off-road experience with a sit-in chassis that combines the nimble handling and center-seating position of an ATV with the security of a side-by-side. Built specifically for those who want the security and ease-of-use of a side-by-side but do not want or need a second seat, the lineup offers customers the freedom of controlling their own riding experience along with the ability to enjoy the biggest off-road adventures.    For Model Year 2017, the ACE family takes a big step forward as Polaris is delivering everything customers have asked for and more with comfort improvements across the entire line, a more powerful and affordable entry-level model, and the performance and ride quality of dual a-arms on a 48-in. (121.9-cm) chassis. And, for the customers who want big power and suspension, Polaris is introducing the all new, 78-horsepower, 59-in. (149.9-cm) wide, longtravel suspension Polaris ACE 900 XC.  A

Polaris Introduces More Innovation with 2017 Off-Road Products

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Polaris, the worldwide leader in off-road vehicles, is announcing 11 new models, several product enhancements, and a new, ground-breaking technology that expands the off-road riding experience like never before. The 2017 news stems from Polaris’ relentless pursuit of innovation, and its commitment to building the very best off-road solutions for its riders.• The new, groundbreaking technology RIDE COMMAND™ is a unique solution that solves the most common experiential problems of off-road riding by connecting the disconnect. With the RIDE COMMAND™ app and an intuitive, weather-resistant RIDE COMMAND™ 7-in. (17.8-cm.) display, the system connects people to their machines and people to people for a more social off-road experience. RIDE COMMAND is available on the RZR XP 1000 EPS Velocity Blue Limited Edition.• RANGER® introduces the all-new flagship, the RANGER XP 1000, with the most powerful engine ever in utility side-by-side and exclusive Three-Mode Throttle Control. For carrying more passengers, Polaris also is introducing the new RANGER CREW XP 1000. In addition, there are new models across every price point and consumer application.• Polaris GENERAL™ answers the demands of consumers by introducing a new four-seat model and new features on its existing, two-seat model.• Sportsman® redesigns and re-launches its high-powered flagship models, with 90 horsepower and an all-new body for an unmatched sport-utility ATV experience. Also being introduced are ATVs for new applications and more value into the lineup.• Polaris ACE™ delivers everything customers have asked for by introducing a more powerful and affordable entry-level model, adding performance and ride quality on a trail-capable vehicle, and introducing a big-power and suspension option to the lineup.• Polaris Engineered Accessories™ further enhances its already expansive accessory offering for more customization options across the brands.

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