whether you are thinking of bashing through those beaten trails to reach your favorite fishing spot, or simply want to kick up some dust at your local dirt track, the 2014 Polaris Sportsman ACE ATV will more than fit the bill. sporting a completely new architecture, the one-seater Sportsman ACE combines the agility and handling of an All-Terrain quad bike and the comfort of an off-road sport vehicle, featuring a centralized sit-in chassis configuration that one could easily mistaken for an off-road Formula race car.
the centralized setup promotes an ATV-like responsive ride, coupled with a generous ground clearance and long rear travel from its fully independent rear suspension, lets you sail through the roughest trail with ease and confidence, while the all-new 32-hp ProStar EFI engine and Polaris’s On-Demand True All Wheel Drive paired to a lightweight automatic transmission provides the grunt needed for any off-road adventures.
other highlights include a large 19.87-liter (5.25 gallon) fuel tank, high backed adjustable bucket seat with 3-point seat belt and side bolsters, adjustable steering wheel, integrated dead pedal for the left foot, integrated heel pocket for the right foot, a flow-through cockpit design for ease of ingress and egress, side nets, halogen lighting, four-wheel disc brakes, front and rear brushguards, rocks sliders, an integrated semi-dry front storage compartment, a high-capacity Lock & Ride cargo box with rack extenders and rear tie-down rails for additional Lock & Ride cargo box if desired.
all told, the Polaris Sportsman ACE ATV can be loaded up to 260 kg (575 lbs) of gear, keeps 680 kg (1,500 lbs) of load in tow, and it is pre-wired and ready for a 3,500-lbs winch (not included, of course). the 2014 Polaris Sportsman ACE ATV is available now, in the U.S., with a starting price of $7,499.