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Polaris 6×6 Workhorse Completely Redesigned for 2010

2010 Polaris RANGER 800 6×6: Updated styling, upgraded ergonomics and Dual A-arm front, middle and rear suspension with new 800cc EFI engine.

2010 Polaris RANGER 800 6x6In 2009, Polaris introduced the ruggedly re-engineered RANGER that was the hardest working and smoothest riding RANGER EVER built. For 2010, the RANGER 6×6 gets its turn.

The 2010 RANGER 800 6×6 receives a 15 percent power upgrade with the addition of the 800 twin EFI power plant. Along with the power boost, the new 6×6 works harder and is easier on the operator due to improved and thoughtful ergonomics designed to let the operator work longer and enjoy a better ride. Dual A-arm front suspension that was introduced last year on the RANGER XP and HD are now standard on the 6×6.

To create an exterior that could handle the nastiest work and most extreme riding conditions, the models offer the most-armored front end ever designed to protect vital components such as the radiator, cooling system and front differential. The front headlights were inset for added protection from rocks and branches, and the redesigned bumper with a heavy-duty bash plate offers dedicated vehicle tie down points, massive central tow hook and inset tow hook cage for additional front differential protection. For working at night or to get the hunting spot before daybreak, the vehicles offer auxiliary light mounting holes on the front bumper and bosses already installed for optional Halogen/LED distance headlights.

2010 Polaris RANGER 800 6x6
The new 6×6 features more seat and leg space, reoriented gas and brake pedal for improved operator comfort, new angled-back seat and a relocated brake lever for easy operation inside and outside of the vehicle. Polaris also redesigned the steering wheel for better steering with gloves and added standard tilt steering with the highest range of motion for maximum comfort. Along with tilt steering, the new models have a 50 percent easier steering effort which helps maneuverability in tight areas such as work sites or woods. RANGER 800 6×6 also is furnished with a new a new, truck-like job box between the cargo box and cab. The cargo box is rated for 1,250 pounds, while the job box handles an extra 250 pounds, and the boxes are Lock & Ride capable.

2010 Polaris RANGER 800 6x6

The RANGER 800 6×6 offers Independent Rear Suspension with motion ration adjustability on all six wheels. The new Dual A-Arm suspension has two upper shock mounting points for each wheel giving a motion ratio adjustment that dramatically increases the stiffness of suspension. The preload adjustment, available on each wheel, increases the initial spring compression for a 30 percent stiffer ride when needed. The new suspension allows for the maintenance of ground clearance (12 in/30.5 cm) and suspension travel (9.6 in/24.5 cm front, 9 in/22.9 cm rear) when carrying heavier loads and using accessories such as plows, cabs and sprayers for work applications. It also allows for easier use of after-market suspension packages. To combat ruts, stumps and rocks, the new RANGERs also offer anti-kickback steering that reduces feedback over bumps and makes the vehicle steerable with one hand.

Hardest Working Features

  • 40 HP, 800 EFI Engine
  • 46 MPH/74 km top speed
  • Full instrumentation
  • On Demand AWD
  • 2000 lb./907.2 kg payload, 1250 lb./567 kg cargo capacity, 250 lb/113.4 job box
  • One ton/907.2 kg towing
  • Heavy duty front end protection, inset lights and the most protection for critical components.
  • Removable under-seat storage
  • New ROPS Certified Cab
  • Lock & Ride Cargo System

Smoothest Riding Features

  • Adjustable Dual A-Arm Front Suspension, middle and rear suspension with motion ratio adjustability
  • Exclusive On-Demand, true six-wheel drive
  • 9.6 in/24.5 cm front travel, 9 in/22.9 cm middle and rear travel
  • 12 in/30.5 cm Ground Clearance
  • Seating for three
  • Work-enabling ergonomics including tilt steering, easier steering effort and seat back angle

More information, specifications and pictures can be found at: 2010 Polaris RANGER 800 6×6

About Polaris Industries:
With annual 2008 sales of $1.9 billion, Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and markets off-road vehicles (ORVs), including all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and the Polaris RANGER™, snowmobiles and Victory motorcycles for recreational and utility use. Polaris is a recognized leader in the snowmobile industry; and one of the largest manufacturers of ORVs in the world. Victory motorcycles, established in 1998 and representing the first all-new American-made motorcycle from a major company in nearly 60 years, are rapidly making impressive in-roads into the cruiser and touring motorcycle marketplace. Polaris also enhances the riding experience with a complete line of Pure Polaris apparel, accessories and parts, available at Polaris dealerships.
Polaris Industries Inc. trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “PII,” and the Company is included in the S&P Small-Cap 600 stock price index.

Website: Polaris Industries

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