Minneapolis, October 6, 2015 Three months ago, Polaris introduced the all-new 2016 RZR XP Turbo EPS which was completely re-engineered to translate industry-leading power into unmatched performance and durability. Today, RZR is introducing this same breakthrough level of extreme performance for four, to share the off-road with friends and family.The new RZR XP 4 Turbo EPS is the ultimate combination of extreme performance in a side-by-side, with all of the features of the RZR XP Turbo EPS. Both are completely engineered, front to back, to translate industry-leading power into unmatched performance and durability. The vehicle brings significant innovations to each of the hallmark Power, Suspension, Agility, Comfort and Customization aspects of RZR to provide the ultimate off-road experience for four.
The Polaris ProStar® Turbo engine provides an industry-leading 144 horsepower-, 30 percent more horsepower and 45 percent more torque than the RZR XP 4 1000 EPS. The ProStar Turbo effortlessly carries a full load of thrill seekers over the most power-robbing terrain. The new engine was developed for extreme performance and features all new, high performance parts including forged pistons, an upgraded 270-degree firing order forged crankshaft, high strength connecting rods, a closed deck cylinder, sodium filled exhaust valves and a new oil lubrication system. For consistent performance at all temperatures, the vehicle also includes a new liquid charged air cooler with front-mounted, dual radiators with high-capacity fan and high-flow electric pump. To control the massive power delivered by the ProStar Turbo, the engine management system has also been updated to include knock detection, boost control and a high-flow return style fuel system ensuring that the engine delivers maximum power under all conditions, altitudes and temperatures.
To deliver maximum durability and performance, Polaris performed substantial testing on the engine with enough test miles to travel around the world more than nine times. The engine also is paired with an all-new stronger driveline to ensure all the power gets to the ground reliably. The fully-automatic PVT variable transmission ensures optimal power delivery in all conditions, with the ease of operation that suits riders of all types.
Similar to the RZR XP Turbo EPS, the RZR XP 4 Turbo EPS boasts the most precisely-tuned suspension due to the vehicles exclusive FOX Podium® Internal Bypass Shocks. The shocks offer the plushest ride and best handling on a side-by-side to conquer the harshest trails and terrain. Paired with a long wheel base, dual A-arm front suspension with 16 in/40.6 cm of front travel and race-inspired, 3-Link trailing arm rear suspension with an incredible 18 in/45.7 cm of rear travel, RZR XP 4 Turbo EPS occupants will experience one of the smoothest rides in a side-by-side whether riding alone or with up to three passengers.
The RZR XP 4 Turbo EPS also provides unmatched agility in every condition. The vehicles front sway bar dramatically decreases body roll in cornering for a more confidence-inspiring ride while the vehicles durable High Performance True On-Demand All-Wheel-Drive system provides the ultimate in responsiveness to the terrain. The vehicle also offers industry-leading braking performance with upgraded brakes featuring triple piston front calipers, dual piston rear calipers and large 248mm ventilated stainless steel rotors on all four corners, for durable and highly-responsive braking power.
RZR vehicles have been thoughtfully designed to provide occupants with the most exhilarating and comfortable ride on the market. From the exclusive, patented design that places the engine behind the seat to the placement of the occupants comfortably towards the middle of the vehicle, RZRs design provides a low center of gravity for a more comfortable and stable ride. For driver and passenger comfort, the RZR XP 4 Turbo EPS offers adjustable seat sliders up front, adjustable seat belt heights for the rear occupants and a natural seat angle for enhanced comfort for a more enjoyable ride with friends and family.
RZR enthusiasts love to customize their vehicles and the RZR XP 4 Turbo EPS provides revolutionary accessory options with more than 110 exclusive accessories available. Polaris Engineered Accessories are designed with the vehicle to ensure the highest quality of design, integration and function. With integrated mounting points situated along the vehicle frame and pass-through areas for routing wires, accessories can be attached with minimal installation time. Additions, such as rock sliders and bumpers, easily attach and fit securely to the vehicles frame due to Polaris innovative Expanding Anchor technology; a revolutionary piece of hardware that expands as it is inserted into a mounting point. Lock & Ride® windshields, rear panels, roofs and doors work seamlessly with each other and install directly onto the vehicle frames designated mounting points, making installation simple, and providing superior fit and finish. Polaris Engineered Accessories come with a one-year factory warranty and do not jeopardize the vehicle warranty.The RZR XP 4 Turbo EPS retails for $27,499 U.S./$32,399 CAN, will be offered in Graphite Crystal and Spectra Orange, and will be available at Polaris dealerships in October.
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 are available from authorized Polaris dealers or anytime at www.polaris.com.