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This Polaris off-roader is a mini beast

Polaris has added a new off-roader to their trim line. The 2018 RZR XP Turbo S is a 2-seater buggy designed for the adrenaline junkie. Priced at $27,499 the Turbo S includes DYNAMIX Active Suspension and a glove touchscreen that lets you monitor the vehicle, GPS mapping, and much more. Learn more at polaris.com Transcript: Off-roading mini beast. RZR XP Turbo S is the newest trim level in the Polaris RZR XP lineup of off-roaders. It's a 2-seater buggy designed for the adrenaline junkie. The Tur

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VW has received several tentative bids for Ducati

Benetton wants to keep Ducati Italian, but is bidding against some heavyweights.

One of the most famous names in the motorcycle world is back on the auction block.

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Electric Indian: Famed motorcycle brand to get an E-bike

With the loss of Victory Motorcycles, Polaris will use Indian as electric bike platform

Whatever Polaris brings out will have a better range than the Victory Empulse.

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Cespedes Watch: The Mets outfielder's one-man car show

The man has a certain style.

It's a new ride for every spring training day.

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Victory Motorcycles closes down as Polaris focuses on Indian and Slingshot

Eighteen years of competing in the American cruiser market comes to an end.

After 18 years of building cruisers in the USA, Victory Motorcycles is pulling into the garage and putting down its kickstand for the final time.

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Polaris MRZR 2 & MRZR 4: Military-spec side-by-sides

The true heir to the WWII Jeep.

These are the latest vehicles to be added to US military fleet, and arguably among the most useful.

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Watch Tanner Foust flog a 400-hp tuned Polaris Slingshot

Tanner Foust unleashes a turbocharged Polaris Slingshot with over 400 hp on San Diego's quiet streets and an empty parking garage.

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Is the Polaris Slingshot a surprise sales success?

Buried within Polaris Industries' fourth-quarter earnings call is a suggestion that the company may have an unexpected motorcycle sales success. And it's not the Indian Scout!

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Polaris recalls 9,182 Slingshots for faulty headlights

Polaris will recall the 2015-2016 Slingshot because the headlights can fail.

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This Harvard professor says Tesla isn't disruptive

Others Beg To Differ

A Harvard professor says Tesla will have far less an impact on automotive industry than neighborhood-electric vehicles.

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Brammo Empulse RR may be racing at 2015 TT Zero

But Will Bike be Branded Brammo Or Victory?

UK-based motorcycle racer Lee Johnston has posted a photo on Twitter that points to his participation in the 2015 TT Zero aboard an electric motorcycle developed by Brammo. We can only wonder which brand the bike will wear if it makes it to the historic Mountain Course – Brammo or Victory?

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Watch Finnish hoons drift a Porsche, a motorcycle and a snowmobile on ice

Three guys from Finland's Stunt Freaks Team drift in the snow with a Triumph Daytona on snow tires, a Porsche 911 GT3 rally car and a Polaris snowmobile. Because Finland.

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Brammo Empulse could become Victory Charger

New Hint Comes From Trademark Registration

Polaris has tipped its electric-motorcycle hand with the trademark "Victory Charger" being registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

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Polaris follows up with Slingshot recall

After issuing a stop-sale and stop-ride order, motorcycle manufacturer Polaris Industries has now followed up with a recall for the steering rack on its Slingshot roadster trike.

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Polaris buys Brammo bike business, will build own electric motorcycles

Long An Investor, Polaris Finally Makes The Jump

The world of electric motorcycles is small, and it's just been shaken with news that Polaris has bought up Brammo's bike-building business. We look at what happened and what to expect. #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-182451{display:none;} .cke_show_borders #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-182451, #postcontentcontainer #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-182451{width:570px;display:block;} try{document.getElementById("fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-182451").style.display="none";}catch(e){}

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Polaris issues stop sale of Slingshot for potential steering failure

Polaris issues a recall and stop-sale order for its Slingshot over two issues. Certain models might have been fitted with defective ball bearings in the steering column, failure of which could cause loss of steering. It's also possible that installed roll-hoops don't meet company performance specs. Both problems will be fixed free-of-charge.

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Polaris Slingshot now banned in Connecticut, too

Connecticut is the latest state to decide that the Polaris Slingshot is not a motorcycle and therefore can't be registered for the road there. It appears that the only solution is for Polaris to go to the legislature to create a separate designation for vehicles like its three-wheeler.

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2015 Polaris Slingshot First Ride [w/video]

Unfiltered Fun For The Price Of A Honda Civic

Because I'm a reasonable human being and firmly believe that vehicle styling is a subjective matter, I drew some perspective on my borrowed 2015 Polaris Slingshot from fellow Los Angeles residents.

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Why Texas won't let Polaris deliver Slingshots to its citizens

Texas might be known for the independent spirit of its people and for long stretches of high-speed open road, but prospective buyers of the Polaris Slingshot need to look elsewhere for their three-wheeled thrills. The state's Department of Motor Vehicles says that the sporty models cannot be registered there because they don't meet the definition of a motorcycle.

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