POLARIS REPORTS RECORD FIRST QUARTER 2013 RESULTS; EPS INCREASED 26% TO $1.07 ON 11% SALES GROWTH
First Quarter Highlights:
· Net income increased 26% to $75.5 million, or $1.07 per diluted share, with sales increasing 11% to $745.9 million, setting new records for first quarter sales and earnings.
· Off-Road Vehicle sales increased 7% in the first quarter 2013 despite difficult first quarter 2012 comparisons, and PG&A sales increased 27% during the 2013 first quarter.
· Raising guidance for full year 2013 earnings to a range of $5.05 to $5.20 per diluted share,...
RZRS SHINE AT WORCS, GNCC
RZRs fill the podium in both series
Minneapolis, April 23, 2013-RZRs filled the podium this past weekend at WORCS Round Four, at Sand Hollow OHV Park, in Hurricane, Utah, and at the GNCC Big Buck, in Union, SC.
WORCS Round Four, a bit different than most WORCS races, would consist of two laps of winding, sandy trails, rock climbs, and dune areas witho...
POLARIS ACQUIRES AIXAM MEGA
Expertise in On-Road Quadricycles and Light Duty Commercial Vehicles Complements Polaris’ Existing Product Portfolio
MINNEAPOLIS (April 11, 2013) — Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the acquisition of A.M. Holding S.A.S., which operates under the name Aixam Mega S.A.S., a privately owned company based in Aix-les-Bains, France which manufactures and sells enclosed on-road quadricycles and light duty commercial vehicles in Europe. The acquisition of Aixam Me...
POLARIS HILLCLIMBERS DOMINATE AT JACKSON HOLE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, WINNING FOUR STOCK CLASSES, STOCK KING OF THE HILL AND THREE MOD TITLES
MEDINA, MN (March 25, 2013) – Polaris deep snow snowmobiles dominated at the Jackson Hole World Championship Hillclimb as Polaris racers won four Stock classes, three Modified classes, all three Semi-Pro classes, all three Women’s classes, and Polaris racer Luke Rainey won the Stock King of the Hill title.
Rainey, a Thayne, Wyoming, hillclimber, won the 800 Stock title, then won the Stock King of the Hill crown. He also took second in the King of Kings competition during the e...
COASTAL RACING TAKES THE GENERAL TIRE MINT 400 PRESENTED BY POLARIS
RZRs take three out of four top spots
Minneapolis, March 27, 2012– The Mint is the oldest, roughest, most spectacular off-road race in North America and has attracted thousands of racers and celebrities who have tried to master the harsh Nevada desert. This year, Polaris not only sponsored the race but had one of their sponsored teams take top honors in the “Pro Class,” Holz Coastal Racing’s Scott Kiger and Mark Holz in their No. 1934 RZR XP 900.
In the starting field for Pol...
WILLIAM YOKLEY TAKES GNCC UTV RACE OPENER
Minneapolis, March 20, 2013 - The General, in Washington, Ga. marks the start of the UTV racing season for GNCC Racing. William Yokley is back to defend his No. 1 spot in his Polaris / Coastal / CST / National Guard / Yoshimura / Yokley Racing RZR XP 900 as is Yokley’s teammate, Scott Kiger, who finished second last year, in his RZR XP 900.
The General features a shorter-than-normal track with technical wood sections and open fields. The new dead-engine start hindered Yokley a...
INDIAN MOTORCYCLE HONORS THE PAST AND POWERS THE FUTURE WITH THE THUNDER STROKE 111 ENGINE
All-New 111-Cubic Inch V-Twin Power Plant Unifies Iconic Past and Advanced Engineering to Deliver Heartbeat of Upcoming, all new 2014 Indian Motorcycle
MEDINA, Minn. — March 11, 2013 — Indian Motorcycle, the first American motorcycle company, announced the details of the all new Thunder Stroke 111™ engine that will power the model year 2014 Indian Motorcycle. The new engine was publicly unveiled to a gathering of press and motorcycling fans on Saturday, March 9 at Daytona Bike...
INDIAN MOTORCYCLE SHOWCASES NEW ENGINE WITH CUSTOM-BUILT "SPIRIT OF MUNRO" STREAMLINER
One-of-a-Kind Vehicle Powered by All-New Thunder Stroke 111 Engine Pays Tribute to Burt Munro’s ‘Munro Special’ Portrayed in ‘World’s Fastest Indian’ Motion Picture
MEDINA, Minn. — March 11, 2013 — Indian Motorcycle, the first American motorcycle company, revealed a custom-built streamliner named the “Spirit of Munro.” The one-of-a-kind vehicle was unveiled in a special surprise announcement on Saturday, March 9 at Daytona Bike Week following the reveal of Indian Motorcycle’s...
JAGGED X'S PARKS TAKES FIRST-EVER PRO UTV CLASS AT SCORE SAN FELIPE 250
Minneapolis, March 11, 2013-Thirteen side-by-sides, including Jagged X’s Matt Parks and Jason Spiess in their 1932 Jagged X/Polaris RZR XP 4 900, lined up for the first SCORE race of the season, the San Felipe 250. The race was the inaugural race for the “Pro UTV” class in the series and when the dust settled, Parks and Spiess would take the checkered flag and be one of only two side-by-sides to finish from the class.
The San Felipe 250 is notorious for being the roughest race...
POLARIS INITIATIVE PUTS FOCUS ON COMMERCIAL AUDIENCES
Company’s first purpose-built commercial vehicle line BRUTUS™ leads its work vehicle portfolio
MEDINA, Minn., (March 6, 2013) Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, today announced an initiative to expand into the commercial vehicle market. As a result of this initiative, Polaris® unveiled the Polaris BRUTUS™, the company’s first purpose-built commercial vehicle line and the first side-by-side utility vehicle in the market to delive...
POLARIS SNOWCHECK SELECT 2014 GIVES RIDERS MORE LIMITED EDITION OPTIONS TO BUILD THEIR DREAM SNOWMOBILES
Snowmobilers will have expanded option choices as they custom-order their dream Polaris snowmobile during the 2014 Polaris SnowCheck Select order period, which runs through April 23, 2013. Riders will be able to order limited edition RMK®, Switchback®, RUSH® and INDY® LE models, many of which are available for the first time with a choice of factory-painted tunnel and rear skid rail colors as well as limited edition side panel color options. Riders who order LE models have the ...
2014 POLARIS SNOWMOBILE LINEUP FEATURES NEW INDY MODELS THAT DELIVER LEGENDARY PERFORMANCE FOR WIDE RANGE OF RIDERS
The 2014 Polaris snowmobile lineup has a confidence-inspiring model for every type of rider, including seven new INDY models that deliver legendary performance for avid trail riders, touring riders and off-trail explorers.
The new Polaris lineup features trail performance, touring and Adventure models that let riders dominate on the trails and explore with confidence off-trail. Polaris crossover, deep snow and backcountry models inspire riders to reach places they never though...
POLARIS OFFERS MORE LEGENDARY PERFORMANCE FROM GREATLY EXPANDED 2014 INDY LINEUP
The new generation of Polaris INDY models with their legendary performance has proven so popular that the INDY lineup has been expanded significantly for 2014 with the introduction of several new INDY models. There is now an INDY model for virtually every type of rider.
The new 800 INDY SP offers trail enthusiasts the opportunity to tap into the impressive power of the 800 Liberty® engine with Cleanfire® injection.
The new 550 INDY Voyager 144 and new 600 INDY Voyager 144 are...
2014 POLARIS SNOWMOBILE APPAREL AND ACCESSORIES DELIVER THE ULTIMATE IN COMFORT, PROTECTION, CONVENIENCE & STYLE
Polaris has developed its 2014 snowmobile apparel and accessories collections based on input from passionate recreational riders and high-performance professionals such as backcountry master Chris Burandt and world champion hillclimber Keith Curtis. A strong year of product development involving these two extreme riders has resulted in further expansion of the Chris Burandt signature accessories collection, and in the introduction of the new Keith Curtis signature apparel colle...
POLARIS INDUSTRIES JOINS THE 2013 GENERAL TIRE MINT 400 AS PRESENTING SPONSOR
Minneapolis, Minn. (February 25, 2013) –Polaris Industries Inc (NYSE: PII) has joined General Tire and a host of dedicated sponsors in support of “The Great American Off-Road Race” – The 2013 General Tire Mint 400 Presented by Polaris. Polaris is a global sales leader in off-road vehicles, and its RZR® line is the leader in innovation in sport UTV design worldwide. Based in Medina, Minnesota, Polaris has been manufacturing vehicles for nearly 60 years and is the preferred UTV p...
INDIAN MOTORCYCLE ROARS INTO DAYTONA BIKE WEEK
Motorcycle Enthusiasts from around the world are invited to Celebrate Brand’s Heritage and be a Part of History-in-the-Making as Company Unveils Bold New Engine that will Power Upcoming, all new 2014 Indian Motorcycle Lineup
MEDINA, Minn. — (February 19, 2013) — Indian Motorcycle, the original American motorcycle company, today announced its power-packed schedule of events for Daytona Bike Week 2013, which takes place March 9-16, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida.
POLARIS ANNOUNCES 2013 OFF-ROAD RACE TEAMS AND CONTINGENCY
Polaris to have representation in various series
Minneapolis, Minn. (February 19, 2013) –Polaris comes into the 2013 off-road race season with teams competing in the Grand National Cross Country series (GNCC), World Off-Road Championship series (WORCS), Best in the Desert (BITD), SCORE International and Mud racing. Polaris also will continue to offer their ATV racing contingency program and has expanded its Side-by-Side contingency, which was only available for BITD in 2012, t...
POLARIS INDUSTRIES DONATES GEM ELECTRIC VEHICLES TO MINNESOTA ZOO
MINNEAPOLIS (February 13, 2013) – Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), a leading manufacturer of electric vehicles, today announced it has donated two GEM electric vehicles to the Minnesota Zoo, the state’s largest zoo. The donated vehicles will be used to transport guests throughout the complex and for utility and ground maintenance.
"The Minnesota Zoo is a statewide treasure and we’re happy to provide electric vehicles that fit nicely into their indoor/outdoor environme...
POLARIS CROSS-COUNTRY SNOWMOBILE RACER AARON CHRISTENSEN RUNS STRONG FOR THREE STRAIGHT DAYS TO TAKE SECOND IN PRO 600 AND PRO OPEN AT THE USXC I-500
MEDINA, Minn. (Feb 11, 2013) – Polaris cross-country snowmobile racer Aaron Christensen put together three strong days of racing to finish second in the Pro 600 and Pro Open classes at the United States X-Country Snowmobile Racing (USXC) Seven Clans I-500. The race was run near Thief River Falls, Minnesota, on Feb. 8-10.
Polaris racer Eric Gausen earned top-five finishes in both Pro classes, and Spencer Kadlec and Bobby Menne finished in the top eight.
Kadlec came back with t...
POLARIS SNOCROSS RACERS FINISH ON THE PODIUM IN ISOC PRO OPEN RACING AT TRAVERSE CITY; JAKE SCOTT WINS THIRD STRAIGHT PRO LITE FINAL
MEDINA, Minn. (Feb. 11, 2013) – Polaris snocross racers Kody Kamm (Hentges Racing) and Ross Martin (Judnick Motorsports) delivered gritty performances and earned Pro Open podium finishes during ISOC racing at Traverse City, Michigan, Feb. 8 and 9. In Pro Lite racing, Jake Scott (Team LaVallee) won his third straight race on Friday night and was one of three Polaris racers to reach the podium in the weekend’s two finals.
Pro Open: Kody Kamm Earns Two Top-5 Finishes
In Friday ...