Polaris Industries manufactures a variety of off-road vehicles, motorcycles, snowmobiles, electric vehicles and vehicles designed for commercial use. The company's off-road vehicles include sport vehicles and utility vehicles using a two-seater Side x Side configuration. Other vehicle types under Polaris Industries' off-road vehicles product portfolio include all-terrain vehicles and the trademarked Polaris ACE vehicle.
Polaris Industries also manufactures three categories of onroad vehicles, including the Slingshot motorcycle, the Victory motorcycle and the Indian motorcycle models. The company's product portfolio also includes vehicles that are designed for government and military use. These vehicles are placed under three different categories, which are combat, transport and utility. Polaris Industries' combat vehicle models include the M RZR two and four-seater vehicles, the Dagor, the Sportsman MV 850 and the Sportsman MV 850 LE. The company also produces military vehicles that can operate by using normal gas, diesel or electricity.
Polaris Industries began operations in 1954 and was founded by David Johnson, Edhar Hetteen and Allen Hetteen. As of 2015, the company's headquarters is located in Medina, Minnesota and supplies its products to almost every country around the world, with the exceptions of Cuba, North Korea, Iran and Syria. Polaris Industries is a publicly traded company in the New York Stock Exchange.