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Polaris RZR XP 900

Polaris RZR 900 XP
2011 Polaris RZR XP 900

Polaris RZR 900 XP Information:

RANGER RZR XP 900 Offers Razor Sharp Xtreme Performance

To ring in the New Year, the RANGER RZR family welcomes a whole new class of Side x Side, introducing the RANGER RZR XP 900!

The RANGER RZR has the only family of Sport Side x Sides with Razor Sharp Performance for all types of recreation. It all started in 2008 when Polaris introduced the only trail-capable Side x Side, the RANGER RZR 800. In 2009, came the only true-sport Side x Side, the RANGER RZR S 800. With the introduction of the RANGER RZR 4 800 in 2010, Polaris introduced the world’s only four-seat sport Side-by-Side. For 2011, the family adds the RANGER RZR XP 900, a whole new class of Side x Side that continues to offer the ultimate combination of power, suspension and agility and takes it to the extreme.

Polaris RZR 900 XP Twin Cylinder EFI with 88 HPBuilt for razor-sharp, Xtreme performance, the RANGER RZR XP 900 has a new 88 horsepower, 900 Twin, Electronic Fuel Injected (EFI) engine, a new 3-Link Trailing Arm Independent Rear Suspension (IRS) with 13-inches of ground clearance and 14-inches of travel, and is light weight with a low center of gravity for unmatched cornering. These features make the RANGER RZR XP 900 the only extreme performance Side x Side on the market.

“The RANGER RZR family delivers the ultimate combination of power, suspension and agility,” said Matt Homan, vice president and general manager of Polaris’ Off-Road Vehicles Division. “When we set out to design the RANGER RZR XP 900, we wanted to create a ground-breaking, high performance vehicle to complement our current, best-selling RANGER RZR line. The result is simply incredible.”

The ultimate combination of power, suspension and agility starts with power. At the heart of the RANGER RZR XP 900 is the all-new, 88 horsepower ProStar™ 900 Twin EFI engine that was built specifically for an extreme-performance Side x Side. The engine features Dual OverHead Cams (DOHC), four big valves per cylinder and a 180-degree crankshaft for balanced performance and fast throttle response for groundbreaking acceleration. The combination of 88 horsepower with the vehicle’s light weight provides acceleration that is 29-percent quicker than the next quickest Side x Side on the market.

To complement the potent power plant, the RANGER RZR XP 900 features an all-new, lightweight, compact and durable transmission, also designed specifically for extreme Side x Side performance. Efficiency has been maximized by eliminating all right angle drives to the rear axle resulting in less friction and more power delivered directly to the rear wheels. And, the simple and efficient design also provides a very quiet transmission.

Polaris RZR 900 XP with 3-link rear suspensionIn order to handle the massive power of the new engine and keep the ride smooth, Polaris designed the all-new, 3-Link Trailing Arm IRS. The 3-link design consists of two extra-long radius rods and a far forward-connecting trailing arm resulting in a strong, yet lightweight system. The RANGER RZR XP 900 also is outfitted with adjustable, premium 2-inch body Fox Podium X 2.0 shocks. Its monstrous 14-inches of terrain-absorbing rear travel and 13.5-inches of front travel soak up the rough stuff and deliver a smooth, precise ride, while its astounding 13-inches of ground clearance gives the machine the ability to tackle any obstacle in its way.

For razor-sharp agility, RANGER RZR XP 900 has no equal. Even with its incredible ground clearance, the unit still features a low center of gravity for the ultimate ride over rough terrain. The patented, engine-behind-the-seat design and rear weight bias deliver extreme, razor-sharp agility and performance, while the race-inspired rear suspension maximizes traction and power in the corners. To provide precise cornering, the suspension’s radius rods extend deep into the wheel hubs and feature an uneven link geometry that optimizes camber. Tires lean into the corner through the suspension travel, and plant more tire surface on the ground for maximum control. The trailing arms also minimize wheel scrub for superior straight-away power to help the driver stay true to line.

Polaris RZR 900 XPA premium vehicle needs premium features, and the RANGER RZR XP 900 has many. The machine features the industry’s first factory LED headlights that shine a high-intensity beam to turn night into day and throw light forward beyond conventional halogens. For ultimate stopping power, the RANGER RZR XP 900 has performance brake calipers and large diameter, ventilated rotors on all four wheels. To complement the new suspension, the RANGER RZR XP 900 is outfitted with completely adjustable Fox Podium X 2.0 shocks on all four wheels. The Fox Podium X 2.0 shocks have a 2-inch body with piggyback reservoirs that provide adjustable pre-load and compression dampening. For high performance riding, ITP 900 XCT tires provide a unique, directional lug pattern for exceptional cornering and straight-line traction capabilities. To maximize cooling capacity, the unit features a massive grill opening and a front air dam for improved air flow. For safety, the RANGER RZR XP 900 has a certified roll-over protective structure (ROPS).

The RANGER RZR XP 900 is offered in Indy Red and a White Lightening limited edition model, and will be available at Polaris dealerships in January. More than 70 PURE Polaris accessories, including cargo boxes, winches and protection also will be available at launch.

2013 Polaris RZR XP Limited Edition Models:

2013 RZR XP 900 EPS-White Lightning/Evasive Green

2013 RZR XP 900 EPS-White Lightning/Evasive Green

Additional features on the limited edition model include:

  • Electronic Power Steering
  • White Lightning painted dash and hood
  • Custom Evasive Green graphics package
  • Custom two-color cut & sew Black and Graphite STX seats with RZR emblem
  • Maxxis Bighorn tires on 12" Black Crusher aluminum rims

2013 RZR XP 900 EPS-White Lightning/Orange Madness and Blue

Additional features on the limited edition model include:
  • Electronic Power Steering
  • White Lightning painted dash and hood
  • Custom graphics package
  • Custom three-color cut & sew Black, Orange Madness and White seats with RZR emblem
  • Color matched painted front and rear suspension springs
  • Orange Madness painted control arms, trailing arms and radius rods
  • Baja Cross tires on 12-inch Black Crusher aluminum rims

2013 RZR XP 900 EPS-White Lightning/Orange Madness and Blue

Polaris RZR XP H.O. Jagged X Edition

Polaris RZR XP H.O. Jagged X Edition

  • 94 horsepower ProStar™ 900 Twin EFI engine
  • Stainless steel SLP® exhaust
  • Walker Evans 2.5 inch Body Rear Shocks
  • Electronic Power Steering
  • PRP seats
  • Factory-installed doors
  • Dual removable cargo boxes
  • Bighorn tires on painted Walker Evans beadlock rims
  • Jagged X-inspired graphics package

Polaris RZR XP 900 EPS Orange Madness/Blue LE

Polaris RZR XP 900 EPS Orange Madness/Blue LE

  • Electronic Power Steering (EPS)
  • BajaCross tires on 12" Black Crusher aluminum rims
  • Orange Madness painted dash and hood
  • Orange Madness painted control arms, trailing arms, and rear radius rods
  • Color matched painted front and rear suspension springs
  • Custom two color cut & sew Black and Orange Madness seats with RZR emblem
  • Custom Graphics Package

Polaris RZR XP 900 Stealth Black/Evasive Green LE

Polaris RZR XP 900 Stealth Black/Evasive Green LE

  • BajaCross tires on 12" Black Crusher aluminum rims
  • Stealth Black painted dash and hood
  • Custom two color cut & sew Black and Graphite STX seats with RZR emblem
  • Custom Evasive Green graphics package

2012 Polaris RZR XP:

The newest member of the RANGER RZR family, the RANGER RZR XP 900, introduced the industry to a whole new class of Side x Side that took the ultimate combination of power, suspension and agility to the extreme. The RANGER RZR XP 900 will continue to offer all of the aspects that make it the most extreme performing Side-by-Side on the market; 900 Twin DOHC Electronic Fuel Injected (EFI) engine, 3-Link Trailing Arm Independent Rear Suspension (IRS) with 13-inches of ground clearance and 14-inches of travel, and a light vehicle weight with a low center of gravity for unmatched cornering with the addition of few upgrades for 2012 to give the unit even more extreme performance. For quick suspension adjustments, the Fox 2.0 shocks feature new, convenient compression adjustment knobs for tool-less tuning. To reduce driveline noise, the unit has a new, rubber isolated prop shaft. For less steering effort and increased maneuverability at slow speeds, Polaris redesigned the front suspension geometry. In the cab, all units feature a new passenger grab bar tube with an anti-rattle bushing for reduced noise.

2012 Polaris RZR XP Upgrades:
 
  • NEW! Redesigned front suspension geometry for easier steering
  • NEW! Clicker Knob on Fox Podium X 2.0 Shocks for tool-less adjustment.
  • NEW! Anti-rattle bushing in grab bar

2012 RZR XP 900 Limited Editions:

2012 RANGER RZR XP 900-White Lightning

Additional features on the limited edition model include:

  • White Lightning dash and Black painted hood

  • Custom Xtreme graphics package

  • Custom two-color cut & sew White and Black seats with RZR emblem

  • Maxxis Bighorn tires on 12" black Bruiser rims

  • Available July 2011

2012 RANGER RZR XP 900-White Lightning

2012 RANGER RZR XP 900-Black/Orange Madness
Additional features on the limited edition model include:

  • Metallic Black dash and Orange Madness painted hood

  • Custom graphics package

  • Custom three-color cut & sew White, Orange and Black seats with RZR emblem

  • White Lightning painted control and trailing arms

  • Color-matched Orange Madness front and rear fenders

  • Maxxis Bighorn tires on 12" black Bruiser rims

  • Available August 2011

2012 RANGER RZR XP 900-Black/Orange Madness

Sport UTV Comparison:

There is no doubt that the RZR XP has raised the bar for the sport UTV market segment. Horsepower coupled with an advanced suspension is sure to be a big hit in the dunes and desert. After you take a look at a few key components of the RZR XP and compare them to other sport UTVs, you will see there are some key advantages.

Suspension Design

Polaris RZR XP Trailing Arm SuspensionWhen it comes to wheel travel, the RZR XP has 13.5 inches in the front and 14 inches in the rear. The only other UTV that even comes close is the Polaris RZR S. The Can-Am Commander and Arctic Cat Prowler have 10", and the Rhino and Teryx have less than 8".

Add to amount of wheel travel that the RZR XP comes with Fox Podium X 2.0 shocks that have a 2-inch body with piggyback reservoirs. These Fox shocks also provide adjustable pre-load and compression dampening.

Polaris RZR XP 3-Link Trailing Arm IRS

Even more exciting than the amount of wheel travel is the advanced, 3-Link Trailing Arm IRS. The two extra-long radius rods connect far-forward under the seats for superior handling in rough terrain, especially at high speeds.

Wheelbase

Polaris RZR XP WheelbaseWhen you look at performance through rough terrain, short-wheelbase UTV have a hard time going as fast as their engine will push them. This is one of the reasons that the RZR 4 does so much better right out of the box. But when we look at the Can-Am Commander, Kawasaki Teryx, Yamaha Rhino and Arctic Cat Prowler, they all have a wheelbase between 75" - 76".

The new RZR XP has a wheelbase of 81.4".  That extra 4+ inches will make a big difference when you are trying to fly through the whoops at 60 mph.

What makes the long wheel base on the RZR XP even more impressive is the RZR XP has an overall vehicle length that is actually 7" - 10" shorter other sport UTVs. Let me make sure you got that - longer wheelbase AND shorter overall.

Horsepower

Although the RZR XP has less cc's than the Can-Am Commander (875cc vs. 976cc), the advertised horsepower of the RZR XP is 88 and the Commander is 85. Nearly identical, but now let's take a look at horsepower to weight ratio.  The RZR XP has a dry weight of 1,190 lbs. and the Commander sits at 1,287 lbs.  So when you divide that out, the RZR XP has 13.5 lbs./horsepower and the Commander has 15.1 lbs./horsepower.  When you are looking at a vehicle that puts out less than 100 HP, horsepower to weight ratio is very important.

All of the other sport UTVs don't even come close in stock form.

Center of Gravity

Following along with all of its RZR cousins, the Polaris has placed the engine in the RZR XP behind the seats.  This patented engine placement allows for driver and passenger to sit much lower in the chassis which lowers the center of gravity.  A lower center of gravity allows the RZR XP to act more like sports car than a truck.

Width

Polaris RZR XP WidthIt is hard to compare the width of the RZR XP to anything other than the RZR S since none of the other manufacturer's UTVs come with long travel suspension. More width adds to stability when cornering or while rock crawling.

The RZR XP is 64" wide.  That is 4" wider than the RZR S and 9+ inches wider than a Yamaha Rhino.

The downside to the extra width of the RZR XP is its ability to get onto some of the narrow forest service trails.  It is pretty obvious that Polaris intends to market the 50" RZR for that and focus on the open desert and dunes for the RZR XP.

Sport UTV Comparison:

 
UTV Length Wheelbase Width Ground Clearance Wheel Travel Weight Engine Horsepower
Arctic Cat Prowler 1000 115" 75" 58" 10" 10" 1165 lbs. 951cc 70*
Can-Am Commander 118" 75.8" 58" 10" 11" 1287 lbs. 976cc 85
Kawasaki Teryx 115.7" 75.8" 58.3" 11.2" 7.5" 1276 lbs. 750cc 50
Yamaha Rhino 113.6" 75.2" 54.4" 12.1" 7.3" 1049 lbs. 686cc 40.2
Polaris RZR S 103" 77" 60" 12.5" 12" 1000 lbs. 760cc 55
Polaris RZR XP 108.4" 81.4" 64" 13" 13.5/14" 1190 lbs. 875cc 88

Polaris Ranger RZR XP 900 Specifications:

Engine Type
4-Stroke DOHC Twin Cylinder

Displacement
875cc

Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection

Cooling
Liquid

Transmission/Final Drive
Automatic PVT P/R/N/L/H; Shaft

Drive System
On-Demand True AWD/2WD

Front Suspension
Dual A-Arm Fox Podium X 2.0 (comp adjust/res.) 13.5" (34.3 cm) Travel

Rear Suspension
Trailing Arm Fox Podium X 2.0 (comp adjust/res.) 14" (35.6 cm) Travel

Front/Rear Brakes
4-Wheel Hydraulic Disc with Dual-Bore Front Calipers
Parking Brake Park in Transmission

Front Tires / Model
27 x 9-12; ITP 900 XCT

Rear Tires / Model
27 x 11-12; ITP 900 XCT

Wheels
Cast Aluminum

Wheelbase
81.4" (206.8 cm)

Dry Weight
1,190 lbs. (539.8 kg)

Gross Vehicle Weight
1,930 lbs. (875 kg)

Overall Vehicle Size
(LxWxH) 108.4" x 64" x 73" (275.3 x 162.6 x 185.4 cm)

Ground Clearance
13" (33.0 cm)

Fuel Capacity
7.25 gal (27.4 L)

Bed Box Dimensions
(LxWxH) 23 x 38 x 10" (58.4 x 96.5 x 25.4 cm)

Box Capacity
N.A./300 lb (136.1 kg)

Payload Capacity
740 lb (335.6 kg)

Cargo System
Lock & Ride

Lighting
White LED, High/Low

Alternator Output
720W @ 3000 RPM

Spark Plug
RG4YCX

Electronic Power Steering - Not Equipped

Instrumentation
Digital Gauge, Speedometer, Odometer, Tachometer, Tripmeter, Hour Meter, Clock, Gear Indicator, Fuel Gauge, Hi-Temp/Low-Batt Lights, Coolant Temp, DC Outlet

RANGER RZR XP™ 900 -  $15,999 MSRP

Additional RZR XP 900 Photos:

ProStar 900 V-Twin Engine ProStar 900 V-Twin Engine ProStar 900 V-Twin Engine ProStar 900 V-Twin Engine

ProStar 900 V-Twin Engine ProStar 900 V-Twin Engine  ProStar 900 V-Twin Engine

ProStar 900 V-Twin Engine ProStar 900 V-Twin Engine
ProStar 900 V-Twin Engine

Polaris RZR XP - Transmission Polaris RZR XP - Front Drive Gear
Transmission

RZR XP Head - Exhaust Ports RZR XP Head - CNC
RZR XP Head - CNC machined combustion chambers

RZR XP Head Pipe RZR XP Head Pipe
RZR XP Head Pipe

Polaris RZR XP - 46mm Throttle Bodies Polaris RZR XP - 46mm Throttle Bodies
46mm Throttle Bodies

Polaris RZR XP - Pre air-filter Polaris RZR XP Resonator Air Box Polaris RZR XP Resonator Air Box Polaris RZR XP Air Filter
Air Intake - Pre-filter on driver's side, through air box and down to an automotive style air filter.

Polaris RZR XP CVT Belt
CVT - Easily accessible in the field

Polaris RZR XP - oil filter drain catch oil filter drain catch
Oil Filter and oil filter drain catch

Polaris RZR XP - 750W Stator
750W Stator

Polaris RZR XP - Dry Sump Oil Tank
Dry Sump Oil Tank

Polaris RZR XP Sprague Carrier Polaris RZR XP Sprague Carrier
Sprague Carrier: Pre-2011 on left, 2011 RZR in middle and New Billet Sprague Carrier for RZR XP on right


The new XP LED Headlights should be available from PURE Polaris and can be retrofitted back to RZR and RZR S. Price for the pair will be less that $500.

Polaris RANGER RZR XP 900 White Lightning LE Polaris RANGER RZR XP 900 White Lightning LE Polaris RANGER RZR XP 900 White Lightning LE Polaris RANGER RZR XP 900 White Lightning LE

Polaris RANGER RZR XP 900 White Lightning LE Polaris RANGER RZR XP 900 White Lightning LE Polaris RANGER RZR XP 900 White Lightning LE Polaris RANGER RZR XP 900 White Lightning LE
Polaris RANGER RZR XP 900 White Lightning LE

PURE Polaris RZR 900 XP Accessories:

Customize Your Ride with Pure Polaris Accessories
For the launch of the RANGER RZR XP, PURE Polaris® has added over 10 product-specific accessories as well as 60+ current RANGER RZR® accessories will fit this vehicle. Pure Polaris accessories are easy to install, fit right and add custom style and performance to make driving more fun.

Key Accessories for RANGER RZR XP:

Bumpers/Guards

Pre-Runner Brushguards

Polaris RZR XP Rear Bumper

  • Provides protection for front and rear
  • Available in Brushed Aluminum or Powder-Coated Steel
  • Front integrates with any winch or plow system
  • Easy to install

Underbody Skid Plate

RZR XP Underbody Skid Plate and A-Arm Guards

  • Ideal for serious trail and desert riders
  • 0.125” aluminum for front two-thirds of bottom
  • 0.1875” aluminum for rear one-third bottom

Front A-Arm Guards and Rear Trailing Arm Guard

  • Added protection to A-Arms and Trailing Arm
  • Strong, lightweight 0.125in/.3 cm Aluminum

Aluminum Rock Sliders

RZR XP Aluminum Rock Sliders

  • Smart styling complements the sporty look of the vehicle
  • Protects the sides and bottom of the vehicle from rocks, stumps and other off-road hazards
  • Durable tube construction with a rust-resistant powder-coat finish
  • Easy installation with pre-drilled mounting locations

Cargo Box

RZR XP Lock & Ride Cargo Box

  • Protects your gear while riding
  • Attaches to bed in 10 seconds
  • Rubber gasket keeps out dirt and water
  • Lockable latches, heavy-duty hinges, side handles

Audio

SSV Works® Speaker System and Add-on Speaker

  • SSV Works® Speaker System and Add-on Speaker
  • Includes a radio and can use a radio ad its music source
  • Includes two marine grade speakers
  • Weatherproof to deliver outstanding performance in a wide range of off-road conditions
  • Durable fiberglass housing for reliable performance

4 Light LED Bar

Polaris RZR XP 4 Light LED Bar

  • Provides 1200 Lumens of extra light
  • Has four 5-Watt LEDs and stylish durable cast aluminum housing
  • Requires light harness (sold separately)

Roofs/Windshields/Panels

RZR XP Clear Poly Panel

RZR XP Clear Poly Panel and Aluminum Roof

  • Clear polycarbonate, helps reduce dust swirl behind windshield
  • Attaches to rear cab frame with p-clamps
  • Works with all roof combinations

Aluminum Roof

  • Durable, lightweight aluminum
  • Easy to attach and remove from vehicle

RZR XP Rear Panel - Fiberglass

RZR XP Rear Panel - Fiberglass

  • Durable, fiberglass construction that can withstand aggressive driving
  • Helps reduce dust swirl behind windshield

Winches

RZR XP Warn Winch 3.0 Kit

  • Features Polaris exclusive mount plate
  • Delivers an incredible 3,000 lb./ 1,360.8 kg rated pull
  • Convenient handheld remote
  • Includes roller fairlead, hook, and strap
  • Integrates with all Polaris brushguard systems

Winch Kit Polaris 3.5

RZR XP Winch Kit Polaris 3.5

  • Most powerful winch available for RANGER RZR
  • 50’ (15.2 m) of .1875” synthetic rope, with a 3,500 lb. (1,587.6)rated pull
  • Rugged 1.2 hp motor, sealed for extreme conditions
  • Includes handheld remote, roller fairlead, hook, strap
  • Integrates with all Polaris brushguard systems

RZR XP TPO Kit

Polaris RZR XP TPO Kit - Black Plastic

  • Kit includes rear fenders, hood, access panel
  • Panels are ready to be painted

RANGER RZR XP and RANGER RZR S Cover

RANGER RZR XP and RANGER RZR S Cover

  • Made of UV stable material to protect from fading
  • Ratchet strap system on the bottom to secure the cover
  • Designed with pockets to work with all bumper systems, roofs, and box accessories excluding the spare tire holder, and gun scabbard
  • Forward trailering only

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PURE Polaris Accessories for the Polaris RZR XP

Aftermarket Parts and Accessories:

Polaris RZR XP Exhaust Polaris RZR XP Exhaust
Polaris RZR XP Exhaust - www.Muzzys.com

The Muzzy 995cc billet aluminum big bore kit for the RZR XP-900

Polaris RZR XP Big Bore - www.Muzzys.com

Polaris RZR XP Power Steering
Polaris RZR XP Power Steering - Wicked Bilt


Doors - Pro Armor

Polaris RZR 900 XP Videos:


Polaris RZR 900 XP Introduction Video


Polaris RZR 900 XP Overview from Jagged X

Links to more resources:

Manufacturer Info:

Website: Polaris Industries

Polaris Ranger RZR Sport- Direct link to RZR on the Polaris website

Polaris Industries, Inc.
2100 Highway 55
Medina, MN 55340
(763) 417-8650

With annual 2007 sales of $1.8 billion, Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and markets all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), including the Polaris RANGER™, snowmobiles and Victory motorcycles for recreational and utility use.

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