Polaris Rebounds in Strong 2017 Third Quarter Financial Report

Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) reported third quarter 2017 sales of $1,478.7 million, up 25 percent from $1,185.1 million for the third quarter of 2016. Adjusted sales, which excludes the impact from Victory Motorcycles net sales for the third quarter of 2017, were $1,480.3 million for the 2017 third quarter, up 25 percent. The Company […]

Indian Motorcycles Retail Sales up 17% in Polaris 2017 Second Quarter Report

Sales for the second quarter of 2017 increased 21% to $1,364.9 million; adjusted sales increased 20% to $1,358.8 million. Second quarter 2017 reported net income was $0.97 per diluted share; adjusted net income for the same period was $1.16 per diluted share, slightly ahead of expectations Polaris North American ORV unit retail sales were down […]

Polaris Motorcycle Division to Exhibit & Showcase 2018 Models at 2017 AIMExpo

Indian Motorcycle & Polaris Slingshot to Showcase its Model Year 2018 Lineup at American International Motorcycle Expo in Columbus, Ohio The Polaris Motorcycle Division announced it will make its American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) debut in September at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. The appearance of both Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company, and Polaris […]

Income Down in Polaris 3Q 2016 Financial Report

Highlights : Motorcycle retail sales increased high-single digits percent, and as expected, ORV retail sales were down high-single digits during the quarter. Total Company North American retail sales were down nine percent for the quarter, in-line with expectations. ORV dealer inventory was down 16%, year-over-year. Total dealer inventory was down 10%. Third quarter results included […]

Polaris Celebrates Life of Co-Founder David Johnson

Polaris employees and Polaris riders worldwide are celebrating the life and mourning the passing of one of the company’s co-founders, David Johnson. He passed away yesterday in Roseau, Minn., after an extended illness. He was 93 years old. Since he helped start Polaris in the early 1950s, David focused his career on product engineering and […]

‘Grizzly’ Sets World Record on Victory Cross Country Tour

Victory Motorcycles is proud to announce that Swiss endurance rider Urs “Grizzly” Pedraita has achieved a new world record by riding across five continents in less than 120 days aboard his Victory Cross Country Tour. Grizzly covered roughly 47,390 miles in 72 riding days and 13 hours by the time he reached a celebration in his […]

Indian Sales Up, Overall Sales Down in Polaris Industries 2016 Q1 Report

Polaris Industries posted its financial report for the first fiscal quarter of 2016. Sales are down five percent in Q1 2016 compared to year-ago totals, down to $983 million from $1,033.3 million in 2015. Net Income took a bigger hit, down 47 percent at $46.9 million, or $0.71 per diluted share, compared to 2015 Q1 […]

Celebrate the 75th Annual Daytona Bike Week With Indian Motorcycle

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – (Feb 22, 2016) – Indian Motorcycle®, America’s first motorcycle company, loves making history at Daytona, whether it’s winning the first Daytona 200 or drawing the best crowds with our Daytona Bike Week events. This year Indian again has a full schedule of events, including demo rides, new models, vintage & custom bike […]

New Model Preview – 2016 Victory Magnum X-1

2016 Victory Magnum X-1 Ingredients for a sound performance text by Dain Gingerelli photograph courtesy of Victory Motorcycles With all the noise that came from Polaris Industries’ Indian camp this past year or so, it was only a matter of time before the other motorcycle company from Minnesota broke its silence. And when Victory Motor­cycles […]

2015 Victory Motorcycles New Bike Specs – Preview

NEW BIKE SPECS • by Steven Wyman-Blackburn The fact that Polaris industries’ first venture into the motorcycle world turned 15 years old last year is a pretty big deal. Victory’s base of operations is rooted in a country that prides itself for developing some of motorcycling’s firsts (some argue best) products, and putting them on […]