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RANGER XP 900 EPS NAMED 2014 AMERICAN HUNTER VEHICLE OF THE YEAR 2013-12-18
Minneapolis, Dec. 18, 2013– Polaris Industries today announced the RANGER XP 900 EPS has been selected as the 2014 American Hunter Vehicle of the Year as part of NRA Publications Golden Bullseye Awards. This is the first time a Polaris vehicle has won the prestigious award. “Polaris would like to thank American Hunter for recognizing the RANGER XP 900 EPS,’” said Warren Lopata, marketing director of the Off-Road Division for Polaris. “Polaris RANGER Side-by-Sides are highly so...
POLARIS SNOCROSS RACER ANDREW LIEDERS EARNS SWEEP, WINS BOTH ISOC PRO LITE FINALS AT BESSEMER, MICH 2013-12-11
Polaris Pro Open Racers Are 2-3-4 in Points After Earning Three Podium Finishes MEDINA, MN (December 11, 2013) – After an impressive display of Polaris Terrain Domination in ISOC National snocross racing last weekend, Polaris racers are second, third and fourth in the Pro Open points standings, and Polaris racers fill the top five spots in the Pro Lite standings. Leading the way in Dec. 6-7 ISOC racing at Bessemer, Michigan, were Andrew Lieders, who won both of the weekend’s ...
JAGGED X BRINGS HOME SECOND CHAMPIONSHIP THIS YEAR 2013-12-09
Minneapolis, MN (December 9, 2013)- Fresh off their SCORE Championship win, Jagged X would take on Best in the Desert’s Henderson 250 for the chance to take home their second title for the year. When the dust settled, the No. 1919 would prove victorious, winning the race and sealing the championship for the year. Coastal Racing would take second in the race and finish third for the year. Jagged X came into this last race having worked out all the different points scenarios in ...
POLARIS INTRODUCES TWO NEW OFF-ROAD MODELS 2013-12-03
Scrambler XP 1000 EPS and RANGER XP 900 Deluxe added to the line-up Minneapolis, MN (December 3, 2013)- Polaris® Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, today announced the company is adding two more vehicles to its ever-expanding off-road offering. The Scrambler® XP 1000 EPS and the RANGER®  XP 900 Deluxe continue the company’s aggressive approach to reinvent its product lines and provide innovative products to meet the demands off-road ent...
POLARIS SNOCROSS RACERS EARN 3 PRO OPEN PODIUM SPOTS ON ISOC SEASON OPENING WEEKEND AT DULUTH 2013-12-03
Kyle Pallin Reaches Pro Open Podium Twice; Polaris Racers Sweep in Pro Lite MEDINA, MN (December 3, 2013) – Kyle Pallin (Team LaVallee) finished second and third in a pair of Pro Open finals, Polaris snocross racers captured three of the six Pro Open podium spots, and Polaris racers dominated the Pro Lite class, winning both finals at the Duluth National, the ISOC season opener held Nov. 30-Dec. 1 in Duluth, Minnesota. PRO OPEN: Pallin Reaches the Podium Twice Polaris racers...
POLARIS INDUSTRIES INC. TO PRESENT AT WEDBUSH SECURITIES 14TH ANNUAL CONSUMER CONFERENCE 2013-12-03
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (December 3, 2013) – Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will present at the Wedbush Securities Consumer Conference at Le Parker Meridien Hotel in New York City on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 9:45 a.m. ET.  Scott Wine, Chairman and CEO of Polaris, will provide a brief review of the Company’s past performance as well as an update on current business conditions. A webcast of the presentation will be available by accessing the Polaris web...
POLARIS INTRODUCES POLARIS POWER™ 2013-12-02
Company Launches New Business Adjacency with Three All-New Digital Inverter Generators MINNEAPOLIS, MN (December 2, 2013) – 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 all-new digital inverter generators built for outdoor enthusiasts a...
INDIAN MOTORCYCLE HITS THE STREETS OF L.A., NEW YORK AND BEYOND WITH THE NEW 2014 INDIAN CHIEF LINEUP AT THE PROGRESSIVE® INTERNATIONAL MOTORCYCLE SHOWS 2013-12-02
Motorcycle fans can experience the industry’s hottest new bikes, enjoy vintage Indian motorcycles and feel the power of the Thunder Stroke™ 111 engine at the new Indian Motorcycle display MEDINA, MN (December 2, 2013) Indian Motorcycle®, America’s first motorcycle company, today announced its plans for the International Motorcycle Shows in Long Beach, Calif. and New York, NY which run respectively from Friday, December 6 through Sunday, December 8 at the Long Beach Conventio...
POLARIS RANGER TO ASSIST IN THE DARPA ROBOTICS CHALLENGE 2013-11-26
Minneapolis MN, November 26, 2013 – Polaris® Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, today announced that Polaris RANGER® XP 900 EPS vehicles will be used as part of the DARPA Robotics Challenge to be held December 20-21, 2013, at the Homestead-Miami Speedway, in Homestead, Fla. In the early stages of a number of recent disasters, it was clear there were limitations to what mitigation steps humans could take due to dangerous conditions. Th...
POLARIS DONATING OFF-ROAD VEHICLES FOR THE TORNADO DISASTER RELIEF EFFORT 2013-11-22
Units donated to Team Rubicon feature TerrainArmor Non-Pneumatic Tires Minneapolis, MN (Nov. 22, 2013) – Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) 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 disaster relief organization that unites the skills of military vet...
POLARIS INDUSTRIES INC. DONATES $10,000 TO THE NATIONAL FOREST FOUNDATION FOR RESTORATION OF CHIPPEWA NATIONAL FOREST IN THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER HEADWATERS 2013-11-21
Reforestation project will restore storm damage on Minnesota’s Chippewa National Forest.   Missoula, MT – November 20, 2013 — The National Forest Foundation (NFF) recently received a generous $10,000 grant from Polaris Industries Inc. to restore portions of the Chippewa National Forest. Situated in the upper headwaters region of the Mississippi River watershed, the Chippewa National Forest encompasses more than half a million acres of forest and wetlands and is home to one of ...
COASTAL RACING TAKES BAJA 1000 2013-11-20
Jagged X takes second and wins first-ever UTV Pro Class SCORE Championship                                                                                                                                                                    Minneapolis, MN (Nov. 20, 2013)-The Baja 1000 is a true test of a machine and driver and Polaris sent three race teams to the line to conquer the epic race.  It would be a true test of the RZRs ability and durability, and, in the end, Coas...
POLARIS INTRODUCES MILITARY-GRADE CONSUMER WORK VEHICLE 2013-11-15
New Sportsman WV850 H.O. All-Terrain Vehicle Features Terrain Armor Non-Pneumatic Tires Minneapolis, MN (November 15, 2013) – Polaris® Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, today announced the company is launching a new military-grade all-terrain vehicle (ATV) featuring Terrain Armor™ Non-Pneumatic Tires (NPT). The new Sportsman® WV850 H.O. with Terrain Armor will be available to consumers looking for a true work vehicle, in December 2013...
POLARIS ANNOUNCES BUYBACK OF 3.96 MILLION SHARES FROM FUJI HEAVY INDUSTRIES 2013-11-13
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (November 12, 2013) — Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced that it has purchased all of Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd.’s (“FHI”) 3.96 million shares of Polaris’ common stock for a purchase price of $497.5 million, thereby reducing its outstanding share count by approximately six percent.  Polaris funded this purchase with a combination of cash on hand and $250 million of borrowings under the Company’s revolving credit facility. Polaris and FHI have...
XP1K VIDEO FEATURING RZR XP 1000 TOPS 1 MILLION VIEWS 2013-11-07
UTVUnderground.com drops “XP1K REMIXED” to Celebrate Minneapolis, MN (November 7, 2013)- Mad Media, and UTVUnderground.com today announced their extraordinary viral video “XP1K,” launched in August, has been viewed more than 1 Million times on YouTube, making it the most-successful branded UTV video clip ever!  XP1K features off-road champion and Polaris Factory Off-Road Racer RJ Anderson driving a custom built, 190 horsepower, Polaris RZR XP1000. The video is a non-stop bar...
WILLIAM YOKLEY WINS FIFTH CONSECUTIVE GNCC CHAMPIONSHIP 2013-10-30
Minneapolis, MN (October 30, 2013) – William Yokley and his Coastal / Polaris / CST / Yoshimura /Yokley Racing Holz-built RZR 900 took the GNCC “XC1 Modified” UTV Championship for fifth consecutive year with Yokley’s teammate, Scott Kiger finishing the season in fourth. RZRs proved to be a dominant force in the class taking the top five spots for the season, including Yokley’s nephew, John Yokley, taking second in his Big Country Powersports/Yokley Racing RZR 900. Yokley fin...
POLARIS 'WINNING RIDERS' PROGRAM SUPPORTS STATE & PROVINCIAL SNOWMOBILE ASSOCIATIONS 2013-10-30
Polaris Supports Grassroots Groups with Sales-Based Contributions MEDINA, MN (Oct. 30, 2013) – For the ninth consecutive year, state and provincial snowmobile organizations across North America are receiving contributions from the Polaris "Winning Riders" program, which generates support for the state association user groups based on sales of new Polaris snowmobiles. From Newfoundland to Washington and Alaska to Quebec, snowmobile associations are receiving &qu...
KEVIN FARR APPOINTED TO POLARIS INDUSTRIES INC. BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2013-10-24
MINNEAPOLIS, MN. (October 24, 2013) — Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today appointed Kevin Farr to the Company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Farr is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Mattel, Inc., the worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of toys and family products. At Mattel, Mr. Farr is responsible for the finances of a $6.4 billion global business. He also plays integral roles in corporate strategic planning and development, i...
USSOCOM AWARDS POLARIS CONTRACTS TO SUPPLY ALL TERRAIN VEHICLES 2013-10-23
Minneapolis, MN (October 23, 2013) – Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, announced the company was awarded a contract by the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) to provide MRZR Lightweight Tactical All Terrain Vehicles. This contract award spans up to five years, and allows SOCOM to manage their ultra-light tactical mobility needs to meet mission demands and emerging threats. The MRZR2 and MRZR4 are highly-mobile...
POLARIS REPORTS RECORD THIRD QUARTER 2013 RESULTS; EPS FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS INCREASED 23% to $1.64 ON SALES GROWTH OF 25% 2013-10-22
  Third quarter surpasses $1.1 billion in sales; Company increases full year 2013 Sales and EPS from continuing operations guidance   Third Quarter Highlights:  ·         Net income from continuing operations increased 24% to $116.9 million, or $1.64 per diluted share, with sales increasing 25% to $1,102.6 million, setting records for third quarter sales and earnings and exceeding $1 billion in quarterly sales for the first time in the Company’s history.  ·         North...