408-Pound Deep Snow Model Roseau Mayor Proclaims April 8 – 4/08 – As Polaris RMK Day to Celebrate the All-New LightweightDeveloped in Roseau, New 2016 800 PRO-RMK 155 is Built on All-New AXYS RMK Chassis
Roseau, MN (April 8, 2015) – Mayor Jeff Pelowski has declared April 8 – 4/08 – as "Polaris RMK Day" in Roseau as the day’s date reflects the dry weight – only 408 pounds – of the new 2016 Polaris 800 PRO-RMK® 155 snowmobile. This all-new lightweight Deep Snow model is built at the Polaris manufacturing facility in Roseau on the new, patented, raised AXYS® RMK Chassis.
"Roseau is the proud Birthplace of Polaris and home to the company’s snowmobile engineering and production facility," Pelowski said. "April 8 – 4/08 – is the ideal day to celebrate the industry-leading innovation and amazingly light weight of the new PRO-RMK model that was developed by the Polaris staff right here in Roseau."
"I hereby declare April 8, 2015 – referred to in this case as 4/08 – as ‘Polaris RMK Day’ in the City of Roseau. We salute Polaris for its legendary engineering excellence, and look forward to seeing what products Polaris develops next as the global leader in powersports." Chris Wolf, Polaris Vice President, Snowmobiles, thanked the mayor for the honor, saying, "We view this as recognition for the hard work and passion for innovation of our entire snowmobile engineering staff. We strive to deliver industry-leading snowmobiles that meet riders’ needs, and are proud of the powerful, lightweight new 800 PRO-RMK 155."
The 408-pound 800 PRO-RMK 155 is the industry’s lightest, strongest, and most flickable Deep Snow Sled. It is built on the new, patented, raised AXYS® RMK Chassis, and it has a new rear suspension, the proven 800 Cleanfire® H.O. Engine, the Polaris QuickDrive™ Low Inertia Drive System, and Walker Evans® Shocks. The new model provides riders with instantaneous lift and Rider Balanced™ Control for the ultimate Deep Snow riding experience. Details about the lightweight PRO-RMK model and the entire new 2016 lineup are available at www.polaris.com. Details are also available there about the 2016 SnowCheck Select, which runs through April 14, 2015.
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 is available from authorized Polaris dealers or anytime at www.polaris.com.