RJ Anderson Puts Polaris RZR Through Its Paces in Fourth XP1K4 Video
UTV World Champion Does Backflip, Circles Wooden Bowl
Those of us who have had the opportunity to drive or ride in a Polaris RZR know what a blast the performance side-by-side models are. The ample power and long-travel suspension of these vehicles make them a dream to drive off-road and make their steep $20,000-plus price tag seem totally worth it. But what could an RZR do in the hands of a racing professional? Polaris handed over a specially built RZR to 23 year-old UTV World Champion RJ Anderson, put some obstacles in front of him, and let him do his thing. The latest video is the fourth release in the XP1K4 video series.
As you can see, Anderson drives pedal to the metal, taking the RZR down dirt trails and catching some pretty epic air on the way to a whoops course, leading to a custom-built wooden bowl, in which Anderson takes the RZR for a spin, literally. After that, he pops out of the bowl and heads toward the most epic obstacle of all—the backflip, which he nails perfectly. The only casualty of that stunt was a drone that got taken out.
Anderson’s RZR isn’t exactly showroom stock, with a custom PRP seat and five-point harness setup, Walker Evans Racing shocks and wheels, Holz Racing Products suspension, 30-inch BFGoodrich UTV tires, and Rigid Industries LED lighting. However, the 168hp turbocharged parallel-twin and CVT transmission, beefed up with Holz Racing engine mounts, is pretty much the same as what you can buy off the showroom floor today, showcasing the awesome customization potential of the RZR platform.