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New Polaris Sawtooth
New Entry-Level Quad Handles Rough Terrain; Keeps Ride Fun and Easy

SawtoothNew in 2006, Polaris adds the Sawtooth to its line of rec/utility ATVs. This stylish new quad delivers the characteristics that many riders want most in an ATV: it is fun, easy to ride and hassle-free.

To design and build this quad, Polaris engineers used their knowledge and design expertise from some of their most popular ATVs. The result is a brand new ATV designed to be especially easy to operate and ride. Even in varied trail conditions, you can count on this ATV to deliver a smooth drive from a stopped position because it uses a lower starting ratio clutch. The tires were especially designed to provide great traction in varied terrain. The air-cooled 200 4-stroke engine delivers quick acceleration.

To build an extremely tough but lightweight frame, Polaris engineers used something called a Finite Element Analysis, or FEA process. FEA uses sophisticated computer software to evaluate stress loads on every inch of the frame. The results enable engineers to design and build the frame for strength and reliability. Once built, engineers put the Sawtooth frame through extensive field testing, hours on a ride simulator and concentrated periods of extreme stress. The result is a unique design that uses a round frame.

This engine has a counter-balancer and is rubber-mounted in the frame to minimize vibration and to keep the ride smooth. Engine power is managed by a Constant Variable Transmission (CVT) and delivered to the rear drive wheels by a shaft drive. It has an electric start, a backup kick start and a fully automatic transmission with Forward, Neutral and Reverse.

Polaris combined suspension setup, brake system and ease of steering to give the Sawtooth a smooth ride and great handling characteristics. The front suspension allows a best-in-class 7 inches of wheel travel and the swing-arm rear suspension delivers another class-leading 6.5 inches of rear suspension travel. The front disc brakes combine with a rear drum brake to deliver quicker stops.

Superior mud and water protection, steel racks and good lighting give this smaller quad many of the most appealing features found in a full-size recreation and utility ATV. Full fenders and footwells protect the rider in wet conditions while the sealed clutch and air intake keep water out of the engine and clutch. The steel racks have easy tie-downs and a load capacity of 45 pounds in front and 70 pounds in the rear. The rear rack is also Lock & Ride compatible, so owners can accessorize their machine to best fit their needs.

Everything about the Sawtooth is designed to be reliable and hassle-free, from the low maintenance 4-stroke engine to the sealed shaft drive.

The new 2006 Sawtooth is available in Sportsman Green and Blue.

SawtoothSawtooth SPECIFICATIONS
Engine
Engine Type 4-stroke
Displacement 196 cc
Carburetion Keihin 22 mm VM
Cooling Air
Starting Electric w/ kick backup
Drivetrain
Final Drive Shaft
Transmission F/N/R
Drive System Automatic CVT
Suspension
Front Suspension Dual A-arm with 7in/17.8cm travel
Rear Suspension Mono-shock swing-arm with ^.5in.16.5cm travel
Brakes
Front/Rear Brakes Dual disc - hydraulic / Single drum - cable
Tires
Front Tires 21 x 7-10
Rear Tires 21 x 10-10
Dimensions/Capacities
Wheelbase 45/114.3 in/cm
Turning Radius (inside tire) 65/165.1 in/cm
Dry Weight 425/192.8 lbs/kg
Length/Width/Height 65/42/42, 165.1/106.7/106.7 in/cm
Seat Height 32/81.3 in/cm
Fuel Capacity 2.75/10.4 U.S. gallons/L
Front-Rack Capacity* 45/20.4 lbs/kg
Rear-Rack Capacity* 70/31.8 lbs/kg
Hitch Accessory
Ground Clearance 5.7/14.5 in/cm
Instrumentation/Features
High-Beam Indicator On headlight swith
Gear Indicator N/R Light
Fuel Gauge Accessory
DC Outlet Accessory
Colors
Colors Green, Blue
MSRP
MSRP (US$) 3299 MSRP (US$)
MSRP (CAN$) 4799 MSRP (CAN$)


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