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Polaris Sportsman 800 Touring Named ATV of the Year

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Polaris Sportsman 800 Touring Named ATV of the Year by Affinity Powersports Media™s ATV Magazine

Minneapolis, May 14, 2008 Polaris Industries today announced the Sportsman 800 Touring was named ATV of the Year by Affinity Powersports Media ATV Magazine. The ATV also received a Best in Class award for being the “Best Two-Passenger ATV.”

The Sportsman 800 Touring beat out the “Best Mega-Bore Utility and Best Open-Class ATV winners for the prestigious ATV of the Year award. ATV Magazine picked the Sportsman 800 Touring due to its innovative Active Descent Control which gives the riders four-wheel engine braking, and a design that puts the passenger first with features such as a large, comfortable backrest; soft, vibration-absorbing hand holds and vibration-absorbing foot rests. ATV Magazine also applauded the Sportsman 800 Touring™ beautiful finish that includes automotive-style paint and alloy wheels. The award further validates Polaris’ claim that the Sportsman 800 Touring is The Worlds Most Comfortable ATV.

Polaris™ two-passenger ATV line-up, which includes the Sportsman Touring and Sportsman X2 models, is the top-selling line of two-passenger ATVs on the market, said Mike Dougherty, VP and GM of the ATV Division for Polaris. We'd like to thank ATV Magazine for recognizing the Sportsman 800 Touring as a premium ATV that leads the way in innovation and consumer appeal.
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Re: Polaris Sportsman 800 Touring Named “ATV of the Year”

Now if they could knock off about 250 pounds off the sportsman.
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