The Polaris RZR 1000 is a modern off-road dune buggy that has a lot of similarities to the original dune buggy. The dune buggy was first created in the 1960s by a dude named Bruce Meyers, who wanted to create a lightweight, open-air vehicle that could handle the sandy terrain of the Southern California desert. Meyers' dune buggy was made by modifying a Volkswagen Beetle, and it quickly became popular among off-road enthusiasts. In spite of all it’s original appeal, these vehicles tend to be less suited for all terrains. More over they tend to break more often so having mechanical skills and welding skills is a must for ownership.
The Polaris RZR 1000, on the other hand, is a purpose-built off-road vehicle that was designed specifically for many more terrains like dune bashing, rock climbing and general off-road adventures. It has a powerful 1000 cc engine, a high-performance long travel suspension system, and a lightweight design that allows it to navigate challenging terrain with ease. Maybe more important is the fully encapsulated reinforced roll cage.
Despite their differences in design and construction, both the dune buggy and the Polaris RZR 1000 share a common history and a similar purpose. You got to hand it to Polaris for continuing the legacy of Meyers. They were both created for off-road enthusiasts who wanted to experience the thrill of exploring new terrain and pushing the limits of what was possible. Today, the Polaris RZR 1000 is one of the most popular off-road vehicles on the market, and it has helped to usher in a new era of off-road adventuring. With its powerful engine, agile handling, and long travel suspension system, the RZR 1000 is a true descendant of the original dune buggy, and it carries on the tradition of off-road exploration and adventure that began more than half a century ago. At Vegas Off Road Tours we are delighted to rent the latest and greatest that Polaris has to offer.