Friday, 19 March 2021 09:55

Polaris Ranger going electric

Written by  Mark Daniel
The first electric model is planned for launch next year. The first electric model is planned for launch next year.

Polaris Inc has unveiled plans to debut an all-new 2022 electric Ranger utility side-by-side in late 2021.

This full-size Ranger is the first electric vehicle Polaris has developed through its technical partnership with Zero Motorcycles, a leader in electric power and battery technology, with the programme on target to launch the first new model in early 2022.

As part of the Polaris ‘rEV’d up strategy’, the all-new, full-size electric Ranger spearheads the company’s long-term powersports electrification plans.

Design and development efforts for the electric Ranger are underway in Wyoming, Minnesota with manufacturing to take place at Polaris’ facility in Huntsville, Alabama.

Founded in 1954, Polaris’ product line-up includes side-by-side off-road vehicles, Indian Motorcycles, and snowmobiles, selling in more than 100 countries with worldwide sales of US$7 billion in 2020. Polaris New Zealand is a wholly owned subsidiary of Polaris Inc. and operates two divisions, Polaris off-road vehicles and Indian Motorcycles, with a network of over 33 dealers across New Zealand.

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