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New Arctic Cat Prowler 500 HDX Offers 3-Up Passenger Seating

Prowler 500 HDX
Arctic Cat Prowler 500 HDX /500 HDX XT / 500 HDX LTD

The all-new 2014 Arctic Cat Prowler 500 HDX and HDX Limited are built to deliver three-occupant adventure and versatility at a premium value.
Both new models are built upon the award-winning HDX design that combines space for three occupants matched by a versatile rear cargo box that’s built to haul a variety of payloads.
Large enough to hold items as large as a pallet, the transformable 2-in-1 composite cargo box design that tilts and can haul 600 lbs. payload. Multiple tie-down options ease securing loads. On the Limited model the box features detachable bed sides that quickly transform the HDX into a flatbed.
Each HDX model boasts the sculpted 40/20/40 “bench” seat that delivers comfortable seating
for three occupants. It’s part of a spacious cab system that includes
a ROPS round-tube canopy.
Power for the new machines comes from the H1 443cc 4-stroke engine with the spot-on calibration of Electronic Fuel Injection. It’s matched by the Duramatic Automatic transmission, which features High/Low/ Reverse/Park and dynamic engine breaking. All three models feature electronic 2WD/4WD selectable by a dash-mounted switch.
For added luxury, the HDX XT gets painted bodywork in Emerald Green Metallic or Vibrant
Red Metallic, 14-inch aluminum wheels, a 25-lb. capacity under hood storage space, plus left and
right side storage compartments.
The HDX Limited ups the ante with the addition of 5-position tilt steering, Variable Electronic
Power Steering, a locking front differential, 14-inch aluminum wheels, 25-lb. under hood storage
and painted bodywork in either Emerald Green Metallic or Vibrant Red Metallic.
Prowler 500 HDX
  • H1 443cc 4-stroke engine with EFI, SOHC and liquid-cooling
  • Duramatic Automatic transmission with High/Low/Reverse/Park and engine braking
  • Electronic 2WD/4WD
  • Variable Electronic Power Steering (LTD)
  • 5-position tilt steering (LTD)
  • 40/20/40 sculpted seating for three occupants
  • 41″L x 55″W x 10″D tilting cargo box with 600-lb. cargo capacity and multiple tie-down points
  • 85-in. wheelbase. (10 in. longer than Prowler 700 XTX) for improved ride and hauling capabilities, but retains same 118-in. overall vehicle length
  • 1,500-lb. towing capacity
  • ROPS certified Wildcat-inspired round tube canopy
  • 10 in. of suspension travel front and rear
  • 10 in. of ground clearance
  • 2-in. front and rear receiver hitches
  • Electronic gauge with integrated seat belt and park light indicator
  • 26-in. Duro Kaden tires
  • Front storage compartment with 25-lb. capacity (XT and Limited)
  • 14-in. aluminum wheels (XT and LTD)
  • Spacious side storage compartments (XT and LTD)
  • Available in painted Vibrant Red Metallic or Emerald Green Metallic bodywork (XT and LTD)
  • Available in Green or Red (500 HDX)
About Arctic Cat:
Arctic Cat Inc., based in Thief River Falls, Minn., designs, engineers, manufactures and markets all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and snowmobiles under the Arctic Cat® brand name, as well as related parts, garments and accessories. Its common stock is traded on the Nasdaq National Market under the ticker symbol “ACAT.” More information about Arctic Cat and its products is available on the Internet at

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