Polaris India presents Northern India Offroad Club’s Monsoon 4X4 drive challenge

Gurgaon city witnessed an unclogged relay to the world of powersports as the city played host to the Polaris - Northern India Offroad Club Monsoon 4X4 drive challenge today at Westin Gurgaon.

Online PR News – 03-September-2012 – Gurgaon – Motor enthusiasts were seen attending and participating in the event, showcasing the best of 4X4 vehicles available, to make it a grand success. The Monsoon 4X4 Wheel Drive Challenge is the largest congregation on off-roading enthusiast in North India. It is the annual show case event of Northern India Off-road Club (NIOC), a 4x4 enthusiast group that actively promotes off-road driving and restoration of 4x4 vehicles.

This year the event witnessed a participation of over 85 4x4 vehicles from all over northern India. Polaris India- one of the leading sponsors of the event showcased and participated with its range of products which included 3 vehicles of RZR S 800 and one each from ATV 850, ATV 500 and RZR 4 Robby Gordan. Mr. Pankaj Dubey, Managing Director Polaris India participated as a rider and drove Polaris RZR S 800. The vehicle comes with low center of gravity for true sport agility, wide stance with long travel suspension and true sport acceleration which is 0 to 35 mph in 3.8 seconds.

Sportsman XP® 850 H.O. EPS comes with powerful 850 EFI high output engine with class-leading 12" ground clearance and electronic Power Steering (EPS). The High-Output 850 Twin EFI engine with a SOHC cranks out 77 HP. It delivers outstanding acceleration off the line with incredible power to the ground. Add-in a clean fuel burn and smooth power delivery with dual-balanced shafts and you’ve got the power you're looking for to trail ride and hunt.

Speaking on the occasion Mr. Pankaj Dubey said “It’s always fun to be a part of such event which helps in spreading knowledge about off road industry in India. We hope that the Indian market should soon be seen as another exciting destination for off roading vehicles”

Polaris – NIOC Monsoon 4X4 drive challenge is a non-competitive challenge judged as a platform to demonstrate off-road driving capabilities through extreme conditions of sandy, muddy, slushy and rocky terrains apart from negotiating inclines and descents of various degrees. The event trail was about 36 kilometers including 15 kilometers of off-road driving through Bandhwadi village near Gurgaon.

About Polaris Industries Inc.
Polaris is a recognized leader in the powersports industry with annual 2011 sales of $2.7 billion. Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and markets innovative, high quality off-road vehicles (ORVs), including all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and the Polaris RANGER® 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 brands. Polaris 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 Mid-Cap 400 stock price index. Information about the complete line of Polaris products, apparel and vehicles accessories are available from authorized Polaris dealers or anytime at www.polarisind.in

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