BRP EXPANDS CAN-AM SIDE-BY-SIDE LINE-UP

New Maverick X rs, Maverick X xc and
Commander XT-P models,
New Tri-Mode Dynamic Power Steering and Colours

Valcourt, Québec, Canada, June 3, 2013– BRP has expanded its line of Can-Am Maverick 1000R side-by-side vehicles with the addition of a four-seater, new X packages, all-new Tri-mode Dynamic Power Steering (DPS) and new colour schemes. The Can-Am Commander family of side-by-side vehicles will also feature Tri-Mode DPS and the all-new Commander XT-P package. For 2014, the full line of Can-Am side-by-side vehicles and ATVs continues to deliver class-leading performance, precision-engineered handling and driver-focused designs.

"As promised, we have grown our Can-Am side-by-side vehicle line-up to include the 2014  Can-Am Maverick MAX 1000R. We also outfitted both the Maverick and Commander side-by-side vehicles with an all-new Tri-Mode Dynamic Power Steering that further enhances handling and offers more convenience for our customers,” said Yves Leduc, vice-president and general manager, North America division. “BRP now offers a highly innovative, versatile and diverse family of side-by-side vehicles for both two and four passengers that continue to strike a chord with off-road consumers around the world.”

This new 101-HP Can-Am Maverick MAX 1000R side-by-side vehicle has the same proven engineering of the original two-seat Maverick 1000R model, but features seating for four full-sized adults, rear passenger-specific ergonomics and a 75-cm (29.5-inch) longer wheelbase. It is also available in an X rs package with X package accessories, including a complete FOX suspension system. New to the Maverick line-up is a Tri-Mode Dynamic Power Steering package and a new narrower-width Maverick 1000R X xc package for trail riding enthusiasts. White is a new base colour. A white with black and Can-Am Red colour schematic is also available on X package vehicles.

The Commander line, which offers both an 800R and 1000 Rotax V-Twin EFI engine, now has Tri-Mode DPS package with Visco-Lok QE (quicker engaging) for precision handling. The new Commander 1000 XT-P wears XT package accessories and a sportier FOX suspension. All Commander side-by-side vehicles also get a new "ECO” mode switch for normal operation. Linear throttle response can be selected through "Sport" mode.

"The global market is extremely demanding, seeking new and more useful products annually. We have met the needs of the global consumer by offering a deeper, more capable side-by-side line-up with the updated Can-Am Maverick, new Maverick MAX and Commander line-ups,” said Chris Dawson, vice-president and general manager, International division. “Tri-Mode Dynamic Power Steering, X packages and comfortable seating for four adults with the all-new 2014 Maverick MAX 1000R side-by-side make our line-up far more versatile and deliver on the promise of ‘The Ride Says It All.’”

BRP’s full line of ATVs continues to deliver the most horsepower in the industry. Performance and recreational enthusiasts alike will also appreciate the Can-Am ATV line-up’s superior handling and user-friendly ergonomics. Whether it’s racing, exploration or hard work, there’s a Can-Am ATV for all consumers. Both the side-by-side vehicle and ATV line-ups offer full compliment of clothing and accessories for 2014.

About BRP

BRP (TSX:DOO) is a global leader in the design, development, manufacturing, distribution and marketing of powersports vehicles. Distributed in 105 countries, its portfolio of brands and products includes Ski-Doo and Lynx snowmobiles, Sea-Doo watercraft, Can-Am all-terrain and side-by-side vehicles, Spyder roadsters, Evinrude outboard engines, as well as Rotax propulsion systems. BRP employs approximately 6,800 people worldwide.

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* Some models, equipment and accessories could be unavailable in some markets.

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For information:
Johanne Denault
Manager, Corporate Communications
Tel: +1.450.532.5173
johanne.denault@brp.com

For product information
in North America:                                                      in other countries:
Chaz Rice                                                                    Olivier Camus
Manager, Media and Public Relations, Can-Am            Product Manager – International division
Tel. +1.450.532.5120                                                  Tel. +1.450.6113
chaz.rice@brp.com                                                       olivier.camus@brp.com