Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. (BRP)

Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. (BRP)

November 15, 2005 11:00 ET

BRP Expands its Bombardier ATV Outlander Series to the 650 H.O. EFI

VALCOURT, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 15, 2005) - Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. (BRP) releases the Outlander™ 650 H.O. EFI, a new Bombardier(i) ATV aimed at one of the industry's fastest growing segments, the 600-700 recreational-utility "rec-ute" class. With its combination of the most powerful engine in the class and lightweight, sophisticated platform, the Outlander 650 H.O. EFI will set the standard in the booming 600-700cc rec-ute class. The new ATV fits into the company's new focus on ATV enthusiasts.

The 650's engine, the Rotax 650 H.O. EFI, is a smaller displacement version of the 800. In addition to the most power in the class, the 80-degree V-twin delivers torque with a throaty sound enthusiasts will love. The advanced electronic fuel injection and engine management system ensure optimum performance in all conditions at all RPMs - including easy starting in cold weather or at altitude.

The engine is not the only key component shared with the 800 - in fact, the Outlander 650 is equipped with all the best and latest BRP technologies that make the Outlander 800 H.O. EFI a blast to ride and own. Such as the SST frame, TTI rear suspension and Visco Lok(+) differential, new double A-arm front suspension, additional front and rear travel, added ground clearance, steel racks with added capacity, D.E.S.S. security system and multi-function information centre gauge.

"The new Outlander 650 H.O. EFI is exactly what a Bombardier(i) ATV is - a powerful, lightweight, versatile and fully loaded four-wheeler with fun as a standard feature," said Pierre Arsenault, Vice President and General Manager Snowmobiles, Watercraft, ATVs and Sport Boats, BRP. "We are going to continue to expand our line-up with vehicles that do more than go from point A to point B. We want to make that ride fun and easy - something you look forward to all week."

The Outlander 650 H.O. EFI is also available as an Outlander MAX™ two-rider vehicle. And both the standard and MAX models are available as an XT model including:

- 2,500 pound (1134 kg) Warn(++) winch

- heavy-duty front and rear steel bumpers

- handlebar guards

- aggressive Carlisle Act Radial Tires

BRP, a privately-held company, is a world leader in the design, development, manufacturing, distribution and marketing of motorised recreational vehicles. Its portfolio of brands and products includes: Ski-Doo® and Lynx™ snowmobiles, Sea-Doo® watercraft and sport boats, Johnson® and Evinrude® outboard engines, direct injection technologies such as Evinrude E-TEC™, Bombardier(i) ATV all-terrain vehicles, Rotax® engines and karts.

®, ™ Trademarks of Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. or its subsidiaries.

(i) Trademark of Bombardier Inc. used under license.

(+) Visco-Lok is a trademark of GKN Viscodrive GmbH

(++) Warn is a trademark of Warn Industries, Inc.

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