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Polaris Sportsman 500, 6 x 6, 12 (Front view, right side)

 
 

  Front view, left side

Picture courtesy of Jesper Vilhelmsen, Skanderborg

 

Danish Army Specific: Some 25 vehicles were acquired in 2008. 10 are used in international operations (INTOPS) abroad, and the reminder by the MECH coy´s training for INTOPS and the Danish Armour School in Training Area Oksboel.
Historical
: Standard ATV in the US Army.
Length
: 2.67 m (105 inches).
Width: 1.18 m (46 inches).
Height: 1.22 m (48 inches).
Weight: 825 kg (1.965 lb.).
Engine
: 1-cylinder, AGR type 550 C, 499 cm3 (30 cubic inches) displacement, carburettor.
Horsepower: 27 at 5.000 rpm.
Transmission: Automatic.
Transfer case: None.
Electrical system: 12 volt, negative ground.
Brakes: Hydraulic.
Tyres: 25 x 8 - 12 (front), 25 x 11 - 10 (rear).
Fording depth:
without preparation: N/A.
with deep water fording kit: N/A.
Fuel type: Petrol.
Fuel capacity: 16 liter (4.25 gallons).
Range: 80 km (17 miles).
Crew: 1 + 1.
Additional: The vehicle can carry 360 kg. Mounted with a 1 ton electric Warn winch.


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