German Army Awards Polaris Contract to Supply Military ATVs

  German Army Awards Polaris Contract to Supply Military ATVs

Business Wire

MINNEAPOLIS -- September 12, 2013

Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road
vehicles, today announced the company was awarded a contract to provide MV850
ultra-light tactical vehicles to the German Army.

“Defense forces around the world are seeking Polaris Defense Military vehicles
to take advantage of our ability to make modifications to our commercial
off-the-shelf technology (COTS), insert customer requirements and quickly
deliver an end product that meets their needs,” said Rich Haddad, general
manager of Polaris Defense. “It is our goal to match the warfighter’s mission
requirements with our best value product.”

The highly-mobile MV850 platform, which was built specifically for the U.S.
military and allied forces, allows for the transport of military personnel and
gear through extreme off-road terrain. It features a 600 lbs./272 kg capacity
metal rack system, 11.75 gal/ 4.5 L fuel capacity, blackout lighting with IR
light capability and an optional litter mount.

About Polaris®

Polaris is a recognized leader in the powersports industry with annual 2012
sales of $3.2 billion. Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and markets
innovative, high quality off-road vehicles, including all-terrain vehicles
(ATVs) and the Polaris RANGER^® and RZR^® side-by-side vehicles, snowmobiles,
motorcycles and small 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. Additionally,
Polaris continues to invest in the global on-road small 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 and KLIM branded apparel and Polaris accessories and

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


Polaris Sales Inc.
Donna Beadle, 763-542-2314
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