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Sportsman 800 Twin EFI, Sportsman 700 Twin EFI and Sportsman 700 Twin
ATVs Prove Consumer Appetite for More Horsepower, More Torque and More Fun

Sportsman 800 EFIIn just one and two years on the market respectively, the all-new Sportsman 800 Twin EFI and Sportsman 700 Twin EFI have established a big bore dominance in recreation and utility ATVs. The Sportsman 700 Twin Carb continues alongside the two EFIs, to give riders the choices they want in big bore ATVs.

These premium Sportsman models appeal to riders who want the maximum performance and best ride, in the toughest all-wheel drive ATV. Riders put the product to work in extreme conditions and all types of terrain, serving a wide range of roles including transport, towing, hauling, high-altitude riding and running down the trail.

The 800 Twin EFI has a liquid-cooled, even-firing Polaris Liberty™ parallel-twin engine. Next in line is the 700 Twin EFI, also a liquid-cooled, even-firing Liberty™ parallel-twin engine.

The Sportsman 800 Twin EFI and Sportsman 700 Twin EFI pair these engines with a Bosch® multi-port semi-sequential injection system and Polaris PVT transmission to give riders the full benefit of the power plant. This combination of power, EFI and PVT transmission, has established unbeatable performance in the big bore AWD class.

The electronic fuel injection system (EFI) system makes these Polaris Sportsman models uniquely suited for tough terrain and high altitude riding. In particular, the EFI system ensures response and reliability in the type of rugged, off-road terrain that demands sudden and extreme changes in power and variations in speed.

It is the Throttle Position Sensor (TPS) within the EFI system that delivers precise response from the engine. This also makes the machine more driveable at slow speeds.

The EFI system also compensates automatically for changes in altitude and temperature, ensuring the Sportsman 800 and 700 Twin EFIs start readily in all conditions from –25 degrees F to 120 degrees F and operate smoothly in altitudes up to 10,000 feet.

Sportsman 800 EFI CamoThe Polaris Variable Transmission (PVT) enables the engine to deliver the industry’s best performance for extreme conditions, towing, hauling, payload and top speed. The PVT continually senses engine speed and vehicle torque load and provides the proper amount of power to the drive wheels. This PVT is the industry’s best-selling automatic transmission with more than 1.5 million sold and uses a durable belt backed by a Polaris lifetime limited warranty.

The engine delivers outstanding performance using 87-octane fuel and all connections throughout the fuel system are sealed and water resistant. Because the keyed ignition turns the electronic fuel pump on and off, there is no need for a fuel shut-off switch found on other ATV models.

The Sportsman 800 Twin EFI, Sportsman 700 Twin EFI and Sportsman 700 Twin match best-in-class power with traction, ride and handling only available through Polaris Sportsman premium components. Among the features consumers have found most compelling in these models are:

  • Polaris’ On-Demand All-Wheel Drive delivers traction only achieved with true all-wheel drive. When the rear wheels lose traction, the Polaris AWD system automatically engages both front wheels to provide full torque to all four wheels. Power is delivered to all four wheels via 4-wheel independent shaft drive. This produces a performance vastly different from competitive 3 1/2 wheel drive limited slip systems. The Polaris AWD system automatically reverts to 2WD when AWD is no longer needed.
  • A wider front wheel stance and an improved MacPherson strut front suspension create an industry leading 8.2 inches suspension travel. This provides a smoother ride and better handling as the front tires maintain more consistent contact with the ground.
  • Polaris’ long-travel Independent Rear Suspension (IRS) with an anti-roll bar gives this fully-independent, progressive-rate rear suspension delivers a smoother ride, 9.5 inches of travel and 11.25 inches of ground clearance. Together with the improved in 2005 front suspension and wider front wheel stance, the IRS delivers enhanced handling, tracking and stability.
  • Double Offset joint (DOJ) half-shafts reduce vibration and improve the ride when the Sportsman is accelerating, decelerating, running uphill or maneuvering in AWD.
  • Tough bodywork with better splash protection and easy access to several maintenance and adjustment points. The front bumper is a tough composite material while the wider floorboards are practically unbreakable and offer better splash protection.
  • In front there is an integrated, composite storage box. The storage box lid has numerous tie-down points and can be lifted for access to the storage box even when gear is strapped to it.
  • In back, a tough composite rear rack accepts Pure Polaris Lock & Ride™ accessory mounts. These mounts use expansion anchor technology that allows a rider to attach accessories in seconds. The rack has numerous tie-down points and under the rear rack is an easy-access 10x10 inch storage box and a 1.25 inch standard receiver hitch.
  • 26 inch PXT radial tires are extremely tough and puncture-resistant. Designed by Carlisle exclusively for Polaris, these 3-Star tires deliver a better ride than bias ply tires and have an aggressive, high-traction tread pattern.
  • Lighting on the Sportsman was dramatically improved in 2005 and the Sportsman 800 Twin EFI and Sportsman 700 Twin EFI benefit from the new look and functionality. Up front, the high-beam headlights include reflector lens optics that cast a wider beam. The two bumper-mounted low-beam lights are reflector lens increase brightness and deliver 37 watts each.
  • Twin work lights in the rear are an industry first and are controlled by an On/Off switch on the headlight pod.
  • Twin brake light/tail lights are standard.
  • Polaris’ single-lever all-wheel hydraulic disc brakes with stainless steel braided lines and an auxiliary hydraulic rear foot brake.
  • Polaris’ EBS (Engine Braking System) assists in braking in downhill travel.
  • The drum-shift provides a simple inline shift pattern that helps make plowing easier and allows riders to shift easily among High, Low, Neutral and Reverse. The transmission also has a Park position.
  • VDO instrumentation keeps riders aware of the vehicle’s operating status. There is an electronic fuel gauge with a low-fuel flasher and data concerning speed, engine RPM, maintenance indicators and a gear position indicator.

800 EFI SPECIFICATIONS

Engine

Engine Type 4-stroke
Displacement 760 cc
Carburetion Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI)
Cooling Liquid
Starting Electric

Drivetrain

Final Drive Shaft
Transmission P/R/N/L/H
Drive System Automatic PVT
EBS (Engine Braking System) Standard

Suspension

Front Suspension MacPherson strut with 8.2"/20.8cm travel in/cm
Rear Suspension Fully independent, progressive rate with anti-roll bar; 9.5"/24.1cm travel in/cm

Brakes

Front/Rear Brakes Single-lever hydraulic disc w/ hydraulic rear foot brake

Tires

Front Tires 26x8R12; PXT
Rear Tires 26x11R12; PXT

Dimensions/Capacities

Wheelbase 50.8/128.9 in/cm
Turning Radius (inside tire) 76/193 in/cm
Dry Weight 770/349.3 lbs/kg
Length/Width/Height 83x48x48 / 210.8x121.9x121.9 in/cm
Seat Height 34/86.4 in/cm
Fuel Capacity 4.13 / 15.6 U.S. gallons/L
Front-Rack Capacity* 100/45.4 lbs/kg
Rear-Rack Capacity* 200/90.7 lbs/kg
Hitch Std / Receiver
Hitch Towing Capacity* 1500/680.4 lbs/kg
Hitch Tongue Weight* 150/68.2 lbs/kg
Ground Clearance 11.3/28.6 in/cm

Instrumentation/Features

Gauge Type Digital
Speedometer/Odometer Standard
Tachometer Standard
Tripmeter Standard
Hourmeter Standard
High Beam Indicator Standard
Gear Indicator Standard
Fuel Gauge Electric
Warning Lights Hi Temp / Low Battery
Rear Work Lights Standard
DC Outlet Standard

Colors

Colors Green/Black; Black/Silver; Black/Red

MSRP

MSRP (US$) 8599 MSRP (US$)
MSRP (CAN$) 11999 MSRP (CAN$)


Sportsman 700 EFI700 EFI SPECIFICATIONS
Engine
Engine Type 4-stroke
Displacement 683 cc
Carburetion Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI)
Cooling Liquid
Starting Electric
Drivetrain
Final Drive Shaft
Transmission P/R/N/L/H
Drive System Automatic PVT
EBS (Engine Braking System) Standard
Suspension
Front Suspension MacPherson strut with 8.2"/20.8cm travel in/cm
Rear Suspension Fully independent, progressive rate with anti-roll bar; 9.5"/24.1cm travel in/cm
Brakes
Front/Rear Brakes Single-lever hydraulic disc w/ hydraulic rear foot brake
Tires
Front Tires 26x8R12; PXT
Rear Tires 26x11R12; PXT
Dimensions/Capacities
Wheelbase 50.8/128.9 in/cm
Turning Radius (inside tire) 76/193 in/cm
Dry Weight 760/344.7 lbs/kg
Length/Width/Height 83x48x48 / 210.8x121.9x121.9 in/cm
Seat Height 34/86.4 in/cm
Fuel Capacity 4.13 / 15.6 U.S. gallons/L
Front-Rack Capacity* 100/45.4 lbs/kg
Rear-Rack Capacity* 200/90.7 lbs/kg
Hitch Std / Receiver
Hitch Towing Capacity* 1500/680.4 lbs/kg
Hitch Tongue Weight* 150/68.2 lbs/kg
Ground Clearance 11.3/28.6 in/cm
Instrumentation/Features
Gauge Type Digital
Speedometer/Odometer Standard
Tachometer Standard
Tripmeter Standard
Hourmeter Standard
High Beam Indicator Standard
Gear Indicator Standard
Fuel Gauge Electric
Warning Lights Hi Temp / Low Battery
Rear Work Lights Standard
DC Outlet Standard
Colors
Colors Green/Black; Black/Silver; Black/Red
MSRP
MSRP (US$) 7899 MSRP (US$)
MSRP (CAN$) 11299 MSRP (CAN$)


Sportsman 700 Twin700 Twin SPECIFICATIONS
Engine
Engine Type 4-stroke
Displacement 683 cc
Carburetion BST 34 mm Mikumi
Cooling Liquid
Starting Electric
Drivetrain
Final Drive Shaft
Transmission P/R/N/L/H
Drive System Automatic PVT
EBS (Engine Braking System) Standard
Suspension
Front Suspension MacPherson strut with 8.2"/20.8cm travel in/cm
Rear Suspension Fully independent, progressive rate with anti-roll bar; 9.5"/24.1cm travel in/cm
Brakes
Front/Rear Brakes Single-lever hydraulic disc w/ hydraulic rear foot brake
Tires
Front Tires 26x8R12; PXT
Rear Tires 26x11R12; PXT
Dimensions/Capacities
Wheelbase 50.8/128.9 in/cm
Turning Radius (inside tire) 76/193 in/cm
Dry Weight 756/342.9 lbs/kg
Length/Width/Height 83x48x48 / 210.8x121.9x121.9 in/cm
Seat Height 34/86.4 in/cm
Fuel Capacity 4.25 / 16.1 U.S. gallons/L
Front-Rack Capacity* 100/45.4 lbs/kg
Rear-Rack Capacity* 200/90.7 lbs/kg
Hitch Std / Receiver
Hitch Towing Capacity* 1500/680.4 lbs/kg
Hitch Tongue Weight* 150/68.2 lbs/kg
Ground Clearance 11.3/28.6 in/cm
Instrumentation/Features
Gauge Type Digital
Speedometer/Odometer Standard
Tachometer Standard
Tripmeter Standard
Hourmeter Standard
High Beam Indicator Standard
Gear Indicator Standard
Fuel Gauge Electric
Warning Lights Hi Temp / Low Battery
Rear Work Lights Standard
DC Outlet Standard
Colors
Colors Green/Black; Yellow/Black; Sonic Blue/Black
MSRP
MSRP (US$) 7399 MSRP (US$)
MSRP (CAN$) 10599 MSRP (CAN$)

The Sportsman 800 Twin EFI is available in Green/Black, Black/Silver, Red/Black and Mossy Oak New Break-Up Camo.

The Sportsman 700 Twin EFI is available in Green/Black, Black/Silver, Red/Black and Mossy Oak New Break-Up Camo.

The Sportsman 700 Twin is available in Green/Black, Yellow/Black and Sonic Blue/Black.


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