Polaris Industries Inc., announced the availability of its 2014 line of Polaris GEM low-speed electric vehicles. The lineup of transport – e2, e4, e6 – and light utility vehicles – eS, eL, eL XD – feature zero emissions and are street legal on most city streets with posted speed limits of 35 mph or less. The vehicles are equipped to seat two to six people and haul up to 1,450 lbs. of payload.
For 2014 models, a 7-hp motor is standard on all vehicles and accompanies a new rear drum brake system. New seating provides improved ergonomics. All vehicles also come standard with scuff guards and charge cords.
Both transport and light-utility vehicles are customizable with available options and accessories. New options for 2014 include brand new hard doors for all two- and four-person capacity vehicles. The lockable doors feature sliding windows, fully-functioning door handles, and upgraded hinges and sealing.
Other updates include simplified color choices and vehicle package contents based on the most popular items with customers. Additionally, a newly designed hood, mud guards, and headlight bezel provide a quality fit and finish.
GEM models reach a top speed of 25 mph, can be driven both indoors and outdoors, and have a range of up to 40 miles per charge depending on temperature, grade, payload and driving style. All PolarisGEMvehicles come with a two-year limited warranty, along with roadside assistance.
The compact electric vehicles are ready for order through all 280 authorized GEM dealers in North America. Visit the updated GEM website, GEMcar.com, to build and customize a GEM, view all available vehicle accessories, and contact a local dealer.