Six months ago this steroidal Polaris RZR blew our minds jumping through buildings and over trains in XP1K3. Turns out they had to have quite a few epic fails before nailing all those stunts.
Side-by-side (SxS) vehicles have surged in popularity on off-road race circuits because of their affordability and accessibility. Rigs like the Polaris RZR are a great value for dollar when you want to get into desert racing, but UTVUnderground does a solid job breaking the whole proposition down here.
The premise here is simple. Take a farm buggy, completely redesign it to haul ass and hit jumps, put a talented driver with balls of steel in the seat and cut him loose in a post-apocalyptic wasteland. Here’s RJ Anderson in XP1K3.
Two years ago XP1K opened our eyes to how insane a modified Polaris RZR could be. Then the same crew got one to jump further, go faster, and slide harder in XP1K2. On October 31st XP1K3 is going to, well, why don’t you just watch the trailer.
You know you’ve built your roll cage right when you can do this.
The Polaris RZR RJ Anderson punted through oversized bowls, 50/50 log grinds, and a series of other insane backwoods stunts (including a world-record setting 170' jump) was not exactly off the showroom floor. Here's a closer look at how one of the wildest small-scale off-road vehicles ever came together.
We've seen bits and pieces of the upcoming Polaris RZR hoonfest film known as "XP1K2;" but I hadn't been properly fired up about it until watching this trailer. This little ATV basically makes the forest its bitch– and every surface into a jump.
The Polaris RZR is what you'd get if a serious motorsports outfit designed the lawnmower-engined go cart of your youth— pretty much the perfect tool for jumping dunes and chasing camels.
The 88th Pikes Peak Hill Climb will introduce the "Exhibition Powersport Class" for Utility Terrain Vehicles. Doug Siddens helped create the class and will be first to run with a modified 2009 Polaris RZR-S. Here's a little practice video.