ATV Source — Manufacturers — Polaris — 2006 — Sportsman X2

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Polaris Sportsman 500 H.O

New Polaris Sportsman X2

Polaris Sportsman 500 EFI That Transforms a Ride for Two

New in 2006, Polaris the full-size Sportsman X2, the first ATV transforms for 2-up riding. ATV has a “stow and go” second seat folds into the rear box to add cargo capacity with one rider aboard. The Sportsman X2 is built on the best-selling Sportsman 500 the most popular and versatile ATV for and utility.

Because of the integrated system, the rider can transform vehicle from carrying to carrying a passenger in seconds. In way, the Sportsman X2 is equipped to gear, crew and family, to and a worksite, hunting site or

“You couldn’t find a machine for versatility and performance,” Mike Dougherty, general for the ATV division. “You have a seat and the assurance that you can a second rider easily and Polaris designed the Sportsman X2 to versatility and safety with all the power and comfort of our Sportsman

The Sportsman X2 enjoys the full of pairing electronic fuel (EFI) with the hard-working long found at the heart of best-selling Sportsman 500 H.O. The EFI new on the 500 for 2006, uses a Throttle Sensor (TPS) to ensure the delivers extremely precise response. The result is class-leading and smooth performance over all of terrain.

First launched in selected Sportsman models in 2004, EFI has tremendous market reception new and repeat ATV buyers. In response to demand, Polaris is now making EFI on more of its full-size Sportsman

As with other Sportsman EFI makes the Sportsman 500 easy to more responsive and reliable in the of rugged, off-road terrain demands sudden and extreme in power and variation in speed. It gives a Sportsman rider better slow-speed drivability.

The EFI compensates automatically for changes in and temperature, ensuring the Sportsman X2 readily in all conditions from –25 F to 120 degrees F and at altitudes up to 10,000 These ATVs also use 87-octane fuel and get better gas than non-EFI engines.

appeal of the Sportsman 500 EFI is even compelling in a 2-up situation,” Mike Dougherty, general of the ATV division. “It means the Sportsman X2 a smoother ride, better and performance that are equal to the terrain. It is equipped to haul loads, run down a trail or gear to a hunting camp.”

Especially critical for 2-up is the Polaris premium suspension on the X2. Like other Sportsman the Sportsman X2 has a wide front stance and a MacPherson strut suspension. Suspension travel is 8.2 giving riders a smoother and better handling as the front maintain more consistent with the ground.

In the rear is long-travel, Independent Rear (IRS). This fully-independent, rear suspension delivers the Sportsman smooth ride, inches of travel and an industry-leading 11 of ground clearance. New for the Sportsman X2, a IRS” that reduces squat under acceleration.

with the front suspension and front wheel stance, the dramatically enhances the handling, and stability of the Sportsman X2.

At the core of the X2 is a liquid-cooled Polaris 499cc output 4-… single-cylinder Paired with EFI, engine excels in tough whether at work and play.

The plant delivers class-leading hauling and payload through an Polaris Variable Transmission Performance features include:

Best-in-class towing capacity of lbs.;

Best-in-class cargo of 490 (400 in the rear box and 90 on the front with a single rider.

PVT is the all-time best-selling automatic and uses a durable belt by a Polaris lifetime limited The PVT continually senses engine and vehicle torque load and the proper amount of power to the wheels. The Polaris Engine System (EBS), which is on the Sportsman X2, assists in braking on inclines.

Additionally, the X2 features wheel braking when the is in AWD mode and the vehicle is operating at below 15 mph.

Because the X2 uses Polaris On-Demand drive, riders get the traction achieved with true drive. As soon as the rear lose traction, the Polaris AWD automatically engages both wheels to provide full to all four wheels. Power is to all four wheels via 4-wheel shaft drive.

This a performance vastly different competitive 3 1/2 wheel drive slip systems.

The ride in AWD is than ever with the last year of double joint (DOJ) half-shafts. reduce vibration and improve the when the Sportsman X2 is accelerating, running uphill or maneuvering in The Polaris AWD system automatically to 2WD when AWD is no longer needed.

The X2 features a rear dump box a dump assist to make carrying and dumping materials and effortless. The heavy-duty cargo with a 400 lb. capacity, is ideal for firewood, rocks and landscaping

Premium Sportsman Features

In Polaris introduced many new that further established the of the Sportsman 500. The Sportsman X2 all of those new elements and some premiums found only on ATVs. Among them

The Sportsman X2 has Versatrac, or three options: Turf Mode, 2WD or All-Wheel Drive for rough Turf Mode unlocks the differential, producing a 20 percent turning radius and turf-friendly that is engaged with a electronic switch.

The front has a carrying capacity of 90 lbs. the rear cargo box has a carrying of 400 lbs.

Tough bodywork better splash protection and access to several maintenance and points. The front bumper is a composite material while the floorboards are practically unbreakable and better splash protection.

In front there is an integrated, storage box. The storage box lid has tie-down points and can be lifted for to the storage box even when is strapped to it.

26-inch PXT radial are extremely tough and puncture-resistant. by Carlisle exclusively for Polaris, 3-Star tires deliver a ride than bias ply and have an aggressive, high-traction pattern.

Lighting on the Sportsman was improved in 2005 and the Sportsman X2 from the new look and functionality. Up the high-beam headlights include lens optics that a wider beam. The two bumper-mounted lights are reflector lens to increase brightness and deliver 37 each.

Twin work in the rear are an industry first and are by an On/Off switch on the headlight

Twin brake light/tail are standard.

Polaris Sportsman 500 H.O
Polaris Sportsman 500 H.O

Polaris single-lever hydraulic disc brakes stainless steel braided and an auxiliary hydraulic rear brake.

The drum-shift provides a inline shift pattern helps make plowing and allows riders to shift among High, Low, and Reverse. The transmission also has a position.

VDO instrumentation keeps riders of the vehicle’s operating status. is an electronic fuel gauge a low-fuel flasher and data speed, engine RPM, indicators and a gear position

The Sportsman X2 is available in Red/Black, and Mossy Oak New Break-Up Camo.



Engine Type

Displacement 499 cc

Cooling Liquid

Electric with recoil


Final Drive

Transmission P/R/N/L/H

Wheelbase in/cm

Turning Radius tire) 82/208.3 in/cm

Dry 798/362 lbs/kg

Length/Width/Height / 236.2×121.9×121.9 in/cm

Polaris Sportsman 500 H.O


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