New Delhi: Polaris which dominates the global markets in ultra-light all terrain vehicles, will display its vast range of military application products like snow-scooters and patrol vehicles at the DEFEXPO – Feb 6 to Feb 9 here.
All the vehicles are specially designed to manoeuvre around rough terrain where best of vehicles fail to run. The vehicles are widely used globally by defence, Para military forces and police besides and disaster management, tourism and forest departments.
Polaris Military vehicles are a solution for easy movement to military in tough off-road terrains like hills, forest, snow, water, marshy land, desert, rocky land etc. Built to match the tough working of the Defence and Police, reaching the unreachable, achieving the impossible has become easily attainable with the range of Polaris Vehicles. Polaris “Light Tactical Vehicles” will be most suitable in anti-insurgency, anti-terrorist and anti-naxal operations for quickest movement in guerrilla war strategies.
Polaris India Pvt. Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Polaris Industries Inc, ---the World’sNo.1 in Off-road and All-Terrain Vehicles with annual sales of US $ 3.2 billion during 2012.
They will be showcasing its range of Polaris Defence vehicles . These can be used in beach patrolling, dense forest, marshy land, rocky and desert terrain. “Defence Expo is an opportunity for us to demonstrate to key decision makers in Defence and other security forces, the range of Polaris ATVs & ORVs unmatched ruggedness and versatility in harsh, hostile and demanding conditions”, said Pankaj Dubey, Managing Director, Polaris India Pvt. Ltd.
This is the second time that the world’s leading ATV manufacturer will be participating in the event.
On display will be models RZR-SW, the Sportsman- MV 850 and the Widetrak LX (Snowmobile).
Side by Side: The RZR® SW comes with a powerful 800cc twin EFI engine which cranks out 55HP and a top speed of 109 KPH. An on-demand All Wheel Drive (AWD) engages all four tires when the rear wheel slips and forward traction is required, making it ideal for slippery and hard to manoeuvre terrains.
ATV (All-Terrain Vehicle): The Sportsman® MV comes with a powerful 850cc 4-stroke SOHC Twin Cylinder Gas Engine that cranks out 77 hp. It has the capacity to carry 91 kg of gear on the front rack and up to 181 kg of gear on the back. This makes it the only ATV in the world with the highest rack capacity.
Snowmobile: The Widetrak LX is purpose-built to tow, haul and get to where the work needs to be done. Full featured sleds with Hi-Low transmissions, cargo racks, reverse and of course, like the name says, an extra wide track — 20" of flotation to be exact.
Polaris has donated one Sportsman® Big Boss 6X6 800, one Sportsman® 550 Hunter EPS, one RZR® S 800 EFI and two Ranger® 900 Diesel to flood-hit Uttrakhand. Adding to the gesture of commitment to stand by the government in this social cause, Polaris has also offered to maintain these vehicles for a period of two years with full service and repair at no cost to the government.
Polaris India has a strong network of 16 Dealerships, 10 PRS (Polaris Riderz stop) & 20 Polaris Experience Zones (Off Road Tracks).