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Destination Polaris begins 26-week TV run


April 2, 2014

News release Destination Polaris is back on the air! Beginning April 6, on the Fox Sports Networks, you can watch 26 consecutive weeks of the No. 1 off-road TV show. Featured locations this year include Glamis, The Rubicon Trail, Tennessee, Colorado and even a special international ride in Dubai! Plus,... Read more »

No joke — Polaris acquires Kolpin


April 1, 2014

News release MINNEAPOLIS (April 1, 2014) — Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:  PII) today announced the acquisition of Kolpin Outdoors, Inc., a privately held, Wisconsin-based company that develops branded and private label powersports accessories. Committed to innovation and growth, Kolpin is a leading... Read more »

MIC’s Vitrano moving on to take VP position at Polaris

February 26, 2014

The MIC sent the following letter from president Tim Buche to its members Wednesday announcing that Paul Vitrano, general counsel of the MIC, has accepted a position with Polaris Industries as Vice President, Global Government Relations. Dear MIC Member, I am writing to inform you that Paul Vitrano has... Read more »

Analyst: New Polaris ACE ‘will have legs’


January 22, 2014

Here’s how Robin M. Farley, an analyst with UBS Investment Research, describes the introduction of the Polaris Sportsman ACE, in a research note provided to Powersports Business: “Polaris announced today the introduction of a new off-road vehicle, the Sportsman ACE, an ATV with the comfort features... Read more »

Polaris unveils revolutionary new Sportsman ACE


January 22, 2014

News release Minneapolis, January 22, 2014- Polaris® Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, today announced the company is defining an entirely-new type of off-road vehicle with the introduction of the Sportsman® ACE. The vehicle’s architecture is completely new... Read more »

Polaris-backed Red Bull Frozen Rush sees trucks hit the slopes


January 13, 2014

News release Newry, Maine, Jan. 10, 2014 -- The Polar Vortex may have brought freezing temperatures across the country, but the action at Maine's Sunday River Resort was burning up as Red Bull Frozen Rush brought eight off-road trucks to the slopes in the first ever head-to-head race on snow. Regularly... Read more »

Indian to outsell Victory in 2014, analyst predicts


January 6, 2014

New little brother Indian Motorcycle is expected to outsell its older Polaris family member, Victory, in 2014, according to a “Top 10 Predictions for 2014” list by Robin M. Farley, an analyst with UBS Investment Research. In a research note provided to Powersports Business, Farley provided three... Read more »

Polaris adds generators to PG&A lineup


December 2, 2013

News release Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the introduction of a new product line adjacency, Polaris POWER™. This introduction supports Polaris’ strategy to continue driving growth through adjacencies, bringing innovative Polaris products to an entirely new product space. Three... Read more »

Polaris donating off-road vehicles for tornado disaster relief effort

Tom Oestreich of Polaris Defense (right) makes the delivery of two Ranger 800s to Team Rubicon for use in aiding tornado relief efforts in Illinois.

November 22, 2013

News release Polaris Industries Inc. today announced the company is donating two RANGER 800 full-size, side-by-side vehicles, equipped with TerrainArmor Non-Pneumatic Tires (NPT), to help with the tornado disaster relief effort in Washington, Illinois. The units will be donated to Team Rubicon, a non-profit... Read more »

Polaris introduces military-grade consumer work ATV

The Sportsman WV850 H.O. with Terrain Armor will be available to consumers looking for a true work vehicle, in December 2013, in very limited quantities.

November 15, 2013

We've long been impressed with the military- and commercial-grade off-road vehicles from Polaris, and have wondered when some of that know-how will start showing up in its consumer-grade vehicles. The answer is sooner rather than later, according to the following release from Polaris announcing the introduction... Read more »

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