MINNEAPOLIS, MN – December 4, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, today announced the RANGER XP 900 EPS has been selected by Game & Fish/Sportsman’s readers for a “Reader’s Choice Award” in the side-by-side category.
“Polaris would like to thank the readers of Game & Fish/Sportsman for recognizing the RANGER XP 900 EPS,’” said Tim Blinkhorn, general manager of RANGER. “Polaris RANGER has become an industry leader by delivering vehicles that fit our customers’ needs and receiving this award from those who use our vehicles is an honor.”
The Game & Fish/Sportsman “Reader’s Choice Awards” are compiled from votes from nearly 5,400 hardcore hunters. The RANGER XP 900 EPS took 50 percent of the votes in the side-by-side category, with the second place at 14.6 percent and third at 13.7 percent, for a decisive win in the category. The vehicle has won several awards in the hunting industry since its introduction for Model Year 2013.
Polaris defined an all new class of “Hardest Working, Smoothest Riding” with the full-size RANGER XP 900 EPS. The vehicle features a new ProStar™ 900 engine, all-new chassis, more suspension, new restyled cockpit, flip-up seat storage, larger gas tank, integrated Lock&Ride® Pro Fit cab accessories, easier serviceability and a quieter ride due to engine repositioning, making it the perfect vehicle for hunting large or small game.
Polaris will accept the “Reader’s Choice Award” from Game & Fish/Sportsman at the 2016 SHOT Show in Las Vegas.
Polaris is a recognized leader in the powersports industry with annual 2014 sales of $4.5 billion. Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and markets innovative, high quality off-road consumer and military vehicles, including all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and the Polaris RANGER® and RZR® side-by-side vehicles, snowmobiles, motorcycles and on-road electric/hybrid powered vehicles.
Polaris is among the global sales leaders for both snowmobiles and off-road vehicles and has established a presence in the heavyweight cruiser and touring motorcycle market with the Victory® and Indian Motorcycle® and Slingshot® brands. Additionally, Polaris continues to invest in the global Work and Transportation vehicle industry with Global Electric Motorcars (GEM), Goupil Industrie SA, Aixam Mega S.A.S., and internally developed vehicles. Polaris enhances the riding experience with a complete line of Polaris Engineered Parts, Accessories and Apparel, Klim branded apparel and ORV accessories under the Kolpin®, Cycle Country® and Pro Armor® brands.
Polaris Industries Inc. trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “PII”, and the Company is included in the S&P Mid-Cap 400 stock price index.
Information about the complete line of Polaris products, apparel and vehicle accessories are available from authorized Polaris dealers or anytime at www.polaris.com.