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ARGO Unveils New 2017 XTV Lineup

 

More specialized packages and comfort upgrades round out best-in-class features from world’s leading manufacturer of amphibious extreme terrain vehicles

July 18, 2016 – New Hamburg, Ontario – ARGO today unveiled its extreme terrain vehicle lineup for the 2017 model year featuring several new vehicle options designed for outdoor enthusiasts and commercial users alike.

Featuring industry leading terrain capabilities, excellent value and enhanced performance, the complete 2017 ARGO lineup is categorized into three distinct series including:

  • Frontier Series models: fun and fuel efficient entry level models outfitted for maximum enjoyment
  • Avenger Series models: full size leading multi-passenger extreme terrain vehicles with best-in-class features including easier steering and increased strength
  • Conquest Series models: the ultimate all-terrain industrial and commercial machines for those who require a durable and dependable job site transporter

Argo“ARGO has been making high performance amphibious XTVs for outdoorsmen, adventure seekers and people who need a vehicle that can get the job done for nearly 50 years,” commented Brad Darling, ARGO Vehicle Division President. “Our new 2017 model line-up builds on this rich history by introducing customized packages complete with countless practical innovations designed to enhance both customer satisfaction and driveability. We’re confident that dealers and customers alike will be blown away with what our new 2017 models have to offer and expect to bolster our position as the leading amphibious XTV manufacturer within the wider powersports industry as a result of this 2017 lineup launch.”

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Textron Inc. Announces Acquisition of Arctic Cat Inc., a Leading Company in the Recreational Vehicle Industry

PROVIDENCE, R.I.—March 6, 2017-- Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Arctic Cat Inc. by means of a short-form merger under Minnesota law. As a result, Arctic Cat has become an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Textron.

Going forward, Arctic Cat will operate as a subsidiary of Textron Specialized Vehicles Inc. This business, based in Augusta, Ga., designs and manufactures vehicles and equipment for a range of uses and industries, including E-Z-GO golf cars and personal transportation vehicles, Cushman commercial utility vehicles, Textron Off Road side-by-sides, Dixie Chopper zero-turn mowers, Jacobsen professional turf-care equipment, and TUG, Douglas, Premier and Safeaero ground support equipment. The powerful Arctic Cat brand brings an exciting lineup of snowmobiles, side-by-sides and ATVs into the Textron Specialized Vehicles product family.

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ARGO Celebrates 50 years of its Amphibious Xtreme Terrain Vehicle (XTV) with Exclusive Limited Edition Model

New Hamburg, ON, January 4, 2016 – To celebrate the brand’s 50th anniversary, ARGO is excited to launch the most exclusive vehicle yet to its Wilderness Series XTV lineup – a special ‘ARGO 50th Anniversary Limited Edition 2017 Avenger 8x8 Hunt Master’. Only 50 of the distinct commemorative vehicles will be produced.

The new 50th Anniversary Limited Edition has all the features of the standard ARGO 2017 Avenger 8x8 Hunt Master, plus an all new Mossy Oak Break-Up® COUNTRY™ camouflage pattern, premium black seats, heated hand grips and black trim. Plus, every one of the 50 Limited Edition models will include a sprinkling of distinct “50th Anniversary” badges to highlight the vehicle’s uniqueness and remind passengers that they’re not about to step into a run-of-the-mill ARGO.

Kevin Asselin, VP Sales & Marketing, ARGO commented, “We’re thrilled to kick off the company’s 50th Anniversary in a big way with the release of this very special Limited Edition 2017 Avenger 8x8 Hunt Master. With this vehicle being unveiled right in the middle of the busy hunting season we’re expecting unprecedented demand. Plus with quantities limited and only 50 available, we’re confident that they’re going to be quickly snapped up by eager buyers looking to get their hands on a piece of history that only comes around every 50 years.”

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DragonFire for Can-Am — Stout SxS Accessories for Serious Off-Road Use Purpose-built off-road accessories enhance the tough, capable and clever Can-Am Defender family of side-by-side vehicles

DragonFire, based in Arizona, has devoted years to research and development to ensure its dependable products provide innovative solutions for passionate and enthusiastic off-road vehicle owners. From its dependable line of utility products to its race-bred performance products, DragonFire offers products for real-world use and results. That expertise, and proven reliability, has led to DragonFire and the Can-Am accessories team joining forces to develop a specific and exclusive line of durable components for the utility recreation Can-Am Defender line of side-by-side vehicles.

The DragonFire for Can-Am accessories offer an instant styling upgrade, while also supplying convenient bolt-on protection for both work and play. This new level of grit provides a perfect match for the Can-Am Defender side-by-side vehicle’s tough, capable and clever design. Here’s a list of seven excellent products, available in either Squadron Green or black, that are sure to add some protective character to your new ride.

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Bad Boy® Off Road Launches Stampede™ Sales Event $1,000 Off Any 80HP Stampede or Stampede XTR, Plus 1.99 Percent Interest

AUGUSTA, GA — Side-by-side vehicle enthusiasts can power into the new year and get more muscle for their money by jumping on Bad Boy Off Road’s Stampede Sales Event.

This special event, which runs through Jan. 7, 2017, offers $1,000 off any new 80HP Stampede or Stampede XTR 4X4, plus 1.99 percent interest for 36 months. Find more details at www.badboyoffroad.com.

Bad Boy Off Road is a brand of, and the Stampede is designed and manufactured by, Textron Specialized Vehicles Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company based in Augusta, Ga.

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The gas-powered Stampede and Stampede XTR are designed for both work and play, whether it’s doing chores on the farm, hunting a favorite spot or attacking a challenging trail. They dominate competitive side-by-side models with features such as a German-engineered, precision-tuned 846cc liquid-cooled 80HP EFI engine; an industry-first, customizable extended cab; and the most storage space in their class.

Backed by a robust two-year warranty, the two-passenger Stampede and four-passenger Stampede XTR have over 70 custom-fit, purpose-built accessories to choose from. For more information, contact a local dealer, or go to www.badboystampede.com or www.badboystampedextr.com, which offer the opportunity to take a virtual test drive. Join the conversation on Facebook at Facebook.com/BadBoyOffRoad, on Twitter at @BadBoyOffRoad, and on Instagram at @BadBoyOffRoad.

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