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2013 Polaris XP 850 LE First Ride Photo Gallery

Check out photos from Motorcycle USA's first ride aboard the 2013 Polaris XP 850 LE. Read the full report in the 2013 Polaris XP 850 First Ride.

Polaris expands its ATV line with the 2013 Scrambler XP 850, which comes in standard and L.E. models. It's a sporty big-bore addition to the agressivly styled Scrambler family.
There was never a time when our tester needed more power from the willing 850.
Polaris’ High-Output Parallel Twin is claimed to generate 77 horsepower from its 850cc displacement
Polaris borrowed the engine and chassis platform from its previous Sportsman model and gave it a sporty overhaul.
The rear rack on the 2013 Polaris XP 850 is good to carry up to 50 pounds.
Agressive lines make the 2013 Polaris XP 850 stand out among the crowd.
The chassis of the Scrambler XP 850 provides 12 inches of ground clearance.
Electronic Power Steering helped the Scrambler XP 850 at all speeds, though it felt a bit nervous while running on the top-end.
Our tester felt the 2013 Polaris Scrambler XP 850 fell short in braking performance.
The 26-inch Carlisle AT 489 tires mounted on 14-inch matte black cast aluminum wheels found grip even in difficult conditions.
The miniscule front rack can only carrly 25 pounds
Independent rear suspension maximizes flex and traction in rough terrain.
The 2013 Polaris Scrambler XP 850 weighs 30 pounds less than the Sportsman XP 850 and has smaller bodywork, making it a sporty option for trail riders and racers alike.