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Polaris RZR Gets Turbocharged

For the first time, the Polaris RZR will have a turbocharged engine – bringing more power and fun to this recreational UTV.

The all-new Polaris ProStar Turbo engine provides 144 hp., an impressive acceleration of 0 to 60 mph in 5.89 seconds, and 45% more torque. Polaris performed substantial testing on the engine with enough test miles to travel around the world more than nine times to ensure the durability of the ProStar Turbo.

The engine was developed for extreme performance so it features a large number of high performance parts, including forged pistons, an upgraded 270° firing order forged crankshaft, high strength connecting rods, a closed deck cylinder, sodium filled exhaust valves, and a new oil lubrication system. For consistent performance at any temperature, the RZR also includes a liquid charge air cooler with front-mounted radiator and high-flow electric pump. To control the massive power delivered by the ProStar Turbo, the engine management system has also been updated to include knock detection, boost control, and a high-flow return style fuel system to ensure the engine delivers maximum power under all conditions.

The RZR also needed a stronger driveline to deliver all of that power to the ground. The driveline features an all-new PVT system with new clutches and drive belt; a stronger transmission with geared reverse and stronger shafts, and a true on-demand all-wheel drive system. The high-flow, targeted clutch air cooling system is designed to reduce clutch and belt temperature to enhance and extend belt life.

For better handling on rough terrain at high speeds, the RZR Turbo uses highly-tuned FOX Podium Internal Bypass Shocks and bigger coil-over springs. The three-link trailing arm rear suspension gives the vehicle 18 inches of rear travel and 13.5 inches of ground clearance.

Impressive power requires impressive brakes. The upgraded brakes on the RZR feature large, triple piston front calipers, dual piston rear calipers, stainless steel rotors, and large 248mm ventilated discs on all four corners.

The RZR XP Turbo EPS will be offered in graphite crystal, spectra orange, and velocity blue with a starting price of $24,999.

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