MINNEAPOLIS, MN – March 6, 2018 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – With the launch of its model year 2019 Snow lineup, Polaris unveiled the next generation of RMK®, Switchback®, RUSH®, INDY® and TITAN™ snowmobiles, along with Timbersled® snow bikes. From the all-new Polaris 850 Patriot™ engine, to the INDY 129, to the Timbersled ARO 120 SX and ST 93 Ripper, the 2019 Polaris Snow lineup is loaded with exciting new models and innovative technology to drive vehicle performance, power and agility.
“Our riders are some of the most passionate, hard-working people in the world and our 2019 Snow lineup is purpose-built for them. There’s something new for everyone, from those who are looking to traverse the mountain on our RMK or want the versatility and high trail performance of our new INDY 129, to those who want to explore as a family thanks to our INDY EVO,” said Chris Wolf, president of Snow, Polaris. “With an unwavering focus on quality and performance, Polaris continues to innovate and offers options for all riders who want to have fun in the snow.”
Introducing the Most Powerful Polaris Snowmobile Engine Ever, The Polaris 850 Patriot
- Nine percent gain in horsepower vs. the already powerful Polaris 800 H.O. engine
- Industry-leading power-to-weight ratio with up to a nine percent advantage over the competition
The Polaris 850 Patriot engine features class-leading durability, backed by a standard four-year warranty. The new liquid-cooled 850 twin delivers unrivaled acceleration, response and power. This new engine is available in select models across the 2019 RMK, Switchback, RUSH and INDY lineups exclusively through Polaris’ SnowCheck spring pre-order program.
INDY XC 129 and INDY SP 129: Built for Trail Performance & Versatility
- Next-generation PRO-CC Rear Suspension for smooth riding, class-leading acceleration and flat cornering
- Quick conversion from solo seating to 2-up seating
Earlier this year, Polaris introduced the world to the INDY EVO™, a trail-ready sled for new riders, and is further expanding the INDY family with the all-new INDY XC 129 and INDY SP 129. These versatile new models are built on the proven, lightweight AXYS® Chassis and introduce the all-new PRO-CC 129 Rear Suspension that provides trail riders with the outstanding ride, acceleration and versatility they need.
New Technology Makes the World’s Greatest Mountain Sled Even More Predictable and Effortless
- All-new PRO-RMK® React™ front suspension for the most precise and effortless deep snow handling
- All-new PowderTrac™ XT Running Boards for improved sidehilling clearance available in MY19 850 PRO-RMK 155 and 163 SnowCheck models
For model year 2019, the Polaris RMK sleds have been elevated to the next level of performance with the all-new AXYS® PRO-RMK® React™ Front Suspension, new PowderTrac XT Running Boards, new lightweight components, and are available with the most powerful Polaris snowmobile engine ever, the all-new, SnowCheck-exclusive, Polaris 850 Patriot Engine. The front suspension system features all-new geometry and an adjustable 36-inch to 38-inch ski stance, along with forged spindles and forged control arms for optimized strength and durability.
Timbersled Continues to Lead the Snow Bike Industry
- Two new innovative snow bike systems: Timbersled ARO 120 SX and Timbersled ST 93 Ripper
For the 2019 lineup, Polaris is expanding the industry-leading snow bike lineup to include a new, race-ready model, the Timbersled ARO 120 SX. The ARO 120 SX features race-proven technology engineered for performance and built for the most aggressive racing and backcountry riding conditions. Timbersled is also introducing the Timbersled ST 93 Ripper, designed for use with all popular 110cc dirt bikes. The Ripper features a lightweight 93-inch track and dual-arm suspension specifically designed to improve performance off the trail.
These Polaris snowmobile and Timbersled offerings, along with many others, are currently available through Polaris’ limited-time spring SnowCheck period. Polaris SnowCheck offers the industry’s only true factory customization program, where riders can custom build sleds that ideally suit their individual riding styles. The SnowCheck order period runs through April 17, 2018.
More information about Polaris Snowmobile and Timbersled models can be found at PolarisSnowmobiles.com and Timbersled.com. Also visit us and join the snowmobile conversation on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, or the Timbersled conversation on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) is a global powersports leader that has been fueling the passion of riders, workers and outdoor enthusiasts for more than 60 years. With annual 2017 sales of $5.4 billion, Polaris’ innovative, high-quality product lineup includes the RANGER®, RZR® and Polaris GENERAL™ side-by-side off-road vehicles; the Sportsman® and Polaris ACE® all-terrain off-road vehicles; Indian Motorcycle® midsize and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot® moto-roadsters; and Polaris RMK®, INDY®, Switchback® and RUSH® snowmobiles. Polaris enhances the riding experience with parts, garments and accessories, along with a growing aftermarket portfolio, including Transamerican Auto Parts. Polaris’ presence in adjacent markets globally include military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electric vehicles. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe. Visit www.polaris.com for more information.
Source: Polaris Industries Inc.