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2011 Polaris Ranger RZR First Ride Photo Gallery

As the original sport UTV, the Polaris RZR holds a special place in our hearts, but was due for an update. Our UTV correspondent takes a look at the 2011 RZR with its new high-output engine that makes the original fun-mobile even better. Read the full story in our 2011 Polaris Ranger RZR First Ride.

The 50" RZR receives the HO engine
from its special edition brothers with some
tweaks to the intake, combustion and
The single gauge pod now includes a clock, a water temperature gauge, a low-battery warning light, as well as the typical speedometer, tachometer, odometer, hour meter, two trip meters, gear indicator and fuel gauge.
To finish off the changes, there are some new bed extenders on the 50” RZR to make it easier to carry more gear out on the trail.
The 2011 Ranger RZR S (left) got the same updates as the standard RZR and maintains all the sporty handling you've come to expect from the S trim.
Long overdue, is a sealed storage compartment under the passenger grab bar.
Climbing inside, you’ll find a slightly changed dash layout with new sealed switches for the 2WD/AWD option, as well as (French horns trumpeting!) a headlight switch that now has both high and low beams.
Polaris updates the fuel tank
for easier access to the fuel pump.
ADC is still unavailable for AWD-equipped Ranger RZRs. Considering 2011 brought some meaningful changes to the RZR, this was one change we were suprised got looked over.
The 2011 Ranger RZR offers revised safety nets for easier use that include bigger snap-buckles.
2011 Polaris Ranger RZR First Ride