Monday, October 19, 2009

New 2010 Amphibious ARGO 8X8 750 HDI For Hunting and Fishing

New Hamburg, Ontario, Canada — ARGO is proud to announce the launch of the 2010 ARGO 8x8 750 HDi. This outstanding amphibious, all-season, off-road vehicle is the sportsman’s dream come true. It offers comfort and ruggedness for adventurists who need a reliable vehicle to get them to their favorite hunting grounds or fishing spot.

Times are tough, so it is more important than ever to make the right purchasing decision Performance, durability, ride comfort and reliability must be taken into consideration to ensure you get the best possible value off-road machine available. Instead of buying an UTV or truck, snowmobile and small boat, one ARGO fits the bill. 

New ARGO 8x8 750 HDi – the most versatile UTV in the world

The new top of the line ARGO model features enhanced performance and handling, improved fit and finish as well reduced maintenance time and cost.

Driven by a powerful 31hp 748cc electronic fuel-injected Kohler LH 775 engine, the 2010 ARGO 8x8 750 HDi is just what many ARGO users and prospective ARGO owners have been waiting for.

The 750 HDi comes with a patented Admiral transmission that is and up to 50% more efficient than hydrostatic drive systems and 20% more efficient than the current ARGO transmissions.         The result: a very smooth ride when operating on trails in high range, and easy turning within its own length in low gear. The ride comfort is enhanced with new low pressure 25” four ply ARGO tires for excellent traction in any terrain. When in water, these innovative tires propel the Argo with great floatation and stability.  In addition, the new 750 HDi features larger, triple sealed outer bearings, new heavy duty front and rear axles, newly designed floor pans and fire wall for more leg room, new cooling vents below the hood scoop, a new hydraulic, independently operating and self adjusting handlebar brake as well as a new stylish dash insert for light and accessory switches.

The 2010 8x8 Avenger 750 EFI’s low emission rate meets both EPA and CARB standards. Its technological advances include an effective throttle response for smooth acceleration, improved fuel economy, reliable cold weather starting, and excellent performance in high altitudes.  The fuel delivery system also manages itself without a manual choke control.  On-board diagnostics ensure peace of mind and ease of maintenance.

Additional features include a premium padded bench seat as well as an optional Brush Guard design featuring mounting tabs for the optional fog lights for better visibility.

Six more 2010 models to choose from

Also available for 2010 are the smaller, but still powerful ARGO 6x6 Frontier 480, 580 and 650, the ARGO 8x8 Frontier 650 as well as the  ARGO 8x8 Avenger 700 and 750 EFI. These vehicles are perfect for the off-road enthusiast who would like to experience an alternative to the top-of-the-line model. All ARGO models are available in a range of attractive colors: tundra, blue, yellow, red, and black as well as Mossy Oak Shadow Branch® Camo and RealTree HardWoods® Camo.

The ARGO product line is designed for recreational and commercial use, including hunting and fishing, family fun, utility construction and maintenance, resource exploration, agriculture, forestry, as well as firefighting and search and rescue operations. This versatile all-season workhorse can also be adapted to suit a remarkably wide range of custom applications.

Produced since 1967, every ARGO is backed by decades of experience in the design and production of off-road vehicles. Today, ARGO is the world’s largest manufacturer of lightweight amphibious vehicles and innovative off-road platforms.

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