Polaris India marks its foray into the farm products segment with the new Sportsman 570 tractor
Polaris India Pvt. Ltd., has introduced its first road legal vehicle called the Polaris Sportsman 570. This tractor is the first ever such vehicle in India and is being offered at an introductory price of Rs.7.99 lakhs. Polaris says that the actual price is Rs.8.46 lakhs, but for a few weeks initially, it will be sold at introductory price. All prices are ex-sh.
Polaris Sportsman 570 tractor has proved its popularity in markets such as North America, Europe and Australia and now comes to India where it targets tea plantation, orchard farming and other farming facilities where this 4X4 could prove to be invaluable. In the video below, Mr. Pankaj Dubey, MD & Country Head, Polaris India Pvt. Ltd, explains the target audience, uses of this new vehicle.
Polaris Sportsman 570 comes in with a factory fitted winch, plow mount plate and integration of pesticide sprayer, cultivator and disc harrow besides a utility cart with towing capacity of upto 810 kgs. It gets an integrated passenger seat system for 2-up versatility, high ground clearance from 28 cms and longest 24cm of rear suspension travel thus equating to better driver and passenger comforts over challenging terrain. The Sportsman 570 tractor also offers a host of advanced technology features which will enhance farming quality. The Sportsman 570 also offers easier control as it comes in with a handlebar for steering instead of a wheel as is seen in other mini tractors.
Polaris Sportsman 570 comes in powered by a 567 cc engine offering 34 hp power and it receives an electronic fuel injection system with 4 WD facilities for easier cornering. Braking is via single lever 3 wheel hydraulic disc with hydraulic rear foot brake and parking brake with lockable hand lever. Suspension is via MacPherson strut with 20.8cm travel.
It also gets efficient underbody airflow for better cooling and quieter riding. Its optimum weight and compact design will allow the Sportsman 570 tractor to take on heavier loads and reach places where other larger tractors would find inaccessible. Its ability to tackle the most challenging of terrains will also offer farmers added benefits and increased output.
As per the current tractor norms in India, the Polaris Sportsman 570 gets electronically limited top speed of 60 kmph. It can be used on roads provided it follows all restrictions for tractors. It is also offered with Road Side Assistance and Extended Warranty for 1 year. It will be sold via the company’s network of 12 dealerships located across the length and breadth of the country.