Polaris India partnered with SAE BAJA 2015, provided parts
Polaris India provided ORV parts like tyres, hub, knuckle, kill switch, suspension, steering wheel, callipers, break disc, etc. Polaris parts were recieved well by students to build their competition ATV’s.
Pankaj Dubey, Managing Director, Polaris India expressed delight with innovations and inventions seen by young Indian engineers at the event. SAE Baja platform encourages budding automobile engineers to showcase their engineering talent and creativity. The competitive platform provided Polaris an opportunity to help and guide young engineers design All Terrain vehicles.
SAE BAJA India series involves engineering students to design and build Off-Road Vehicles (ORVs) from ground up. The 3 day college event was held from 20-23 February 2015, and saw College of Engineering Pune (COEP) emerge victorious. Participants are graded on basis of engineering practice for ATV design, vehicle agility in terms of gradeability, speed, acceleration and manoeuvrability, and endurance in a durability test.
Of 323 teams registering for SAE BAJA India series 2015, 118 teams competed for the title in the endurance round. Polaris partnered and participated by providing key technical support for vehicle design to participants. Polaris Sportsman 850, MV 700, Sportsman Tractor, RZR XP 900, RZR S 800 and Ranger 500 were showcased for their all terrain capacity.