ARGO Celebrates 50 Years of its Amphibious Xtreme Vehicle


( NEW HAMBURG, ON – To celebrate the brand’s 50th anniversary, ARGO is excited to launch the most exclusive vehicle yet to its Wilderness Series XTV lineup – a special ‘ARGO 50th Anniversary Limited Edition 2017 Avenger 8×8 Hunt Master.’ Only 50 of the distinct commemorative vehicles will be produced.

The new 50th Anniversary Limited Edition has all the features of the standard ARGO 2017 Avenger 8×8 Hunt Master, plus an all new Mossy Oak® Break-Up Country® camouflage pattern finish, premium black seats, heated hand grips and black trim. Plus, every one of the 50 Limited Edition models will include a sprinkling of distinct “50th Anniversary” badges to highlight the vehicle’s uniqueness and remind passengers that they’re not about to step into a run-of-the-mill ARGO.

Kevin Asselin, VP Sales & Marketing, ARGO commented, “We’re thrilled to kick off the company’s 50th Anniversary in a big way with the release of this very special Limited Edition 2017 Avenger 8×8 Hunt Master. With this vehicle being unveiled right in the middle of the busy hunting season we’re expecting unprecedented demand. Plus with quantities limited and only 50 available, we’re confident that they’re going to be quickly snapped up by eager buyers looking to get their hands on a piece of history that only comes around every 50 years.”

Features of the 2017 Avenger 8×8 Hunt Master include:

  • Exclusive aluminum bead lock rims with low pressure tires
  • 3,500 lb. (1,588 kg) WARN power winch
  • Brushguard
  • Hood rack
  • HD Drive Belt
  • Brake/tail lights
  • Rear receiver winch kit
  • Bilge pump
  • Dual side entry steps
  • Upgraded triple differential ADMIRAL LS steering transmission capable of reaching top end speed of 25 mph (39.5 km/hr)
  • Angle mounted two gun Sure Grip gun rack
  • Upgraded front and rear seats

Features of the 50th Anniversary Limited Edition 2017 Avenger 8×8 Hunt Master include:

  • Mossy Oak Break-Up Country camouflage
  • Premium black seats
  • Black trim
  • Heated hand grips
  • Limited Edition 50th Anniversary badge

Assembly line production of the ARGO 50th Anniversary Limited Edition 2017 Avenger 8×8 Hunt Master have already begun and vehicles are now available to order in dealerships across North America.

About ARGO

ARGO Xtreme Terrain Vehicles (XTV) and custom utility packages have been manufactured since 1967. ARGO markets its products through a network of independent dealers and distributors located throughout the United States and Canada and through distributors representing dealers in Europe, Russia, South America, the Middle East, Asia and other international markets. ARGO’s unique durability, safety and versatility are driven by the renowned engineering capability of its parent company, Ontario Drive & Gear Ltd. (ODG). Since 1962, ODG has manufactured quality precision gears and transmissions.

ARGO is an officially licensed partner of Haas Outdoors Inc. Haas Outdoors Inc. is headquartered in West Point, Miss., was established in 1986 and is home of Mossy Oak. Celebrating 30 years in 2016, Mossy Oak is a leading outdoors lifestyle brand that specializes in developing and marketing modern camouflage designs for hunters and outdoors enthusiasts. The Mossy Oak Brand and patterns can be found on a multitude of products worldwide. Haas Outdoors Inc. is the parent company of Mossy Oak, BioLogic, Mossy Oak Productions, MOOSE Media, Nativ Nurseries, Nativ Living, GameKeepers, GameKeepers Kennels and Mossy Oak Properties. Mossy Oak is the official camouflage of the National Wild Turkey Federation and Ducks Unlimited.

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