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Old 01-11-2017, 10:53 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by steve_biegler View Post
I think an article I read said there were 140 dealers out of 400 that had both lines. Makes me wonder about how committed Polaris is. The dropped watercraft after a couple bad years. I'm curious how this will affect Indian? My gut says it won't help them. Victory people may be pissed enough to put a "concrete spotter" in their garage. God forbid they look at a metric bike.

I'm curious to see how they treat the dealers, and how state franchise laws will come into play.
Thanks for the information.

I remember when Polaris dropped their watercraft line - as I recall they lost a personal injury lawsuit and that was partially blamed for the reason they decided to exit the business.

I agree that it will be interesting to see how they treat their dealers - some OEMs have certainly done better than others when it comes to terminating brands.
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