2018 Global Electric Motorcars eL XD


Global Electric Motorcars



GEM® eL XD: Haul up to 1,400 lbs of cargo with ease

With its sturdy build, generous ground clearance and 1,400-lb payload capacity, the GEM eL XD is a workhorse. Pick the carrier and bed options that fit the unique demands of your job.

  • Spacious and Comfortable: Enjoy a smooth ride with 43” of legroom, an improved suspension, sliding seats, and optional electronic power steering.
  • More Safety Features: Feel confident while driving with standard features like 3 pt-safety belts, street tires, automotive-grade glass windshield and an occupant protection system that meet the SAE roof crush test specification.
  • Sustainable and Smart: Experience quiet, zero-emissions electric power for just $.03 per mile operating costs, plus choose from a variety of battery and charger options to meet the demands of your specific application needs.
  • Customizability: With more than 20 bed configurations, including industry-first recessed truck bed that offers easy low loading and option for covered storage. Customize the GEM eL XD to fit any specific application need.
  • Smart power: Choose the battery that is right for you. Flooded, Maintenance-Free, or Lithium-Ion.
  • Connected Vehicles: Whether managing a single GEM or a fleet of GEM cars, Polaris has technology that allows you to better connect with your vehicles. The RiderX app highlights where you can drive it, and Polaris Fleet Solutions helps you better control your fleet.
  • Electric: 8.7 / 6.5 hp / kW
  • Seating: 2 people
  • Wheelbase: 114 in. / 2896 mm
  • Payload Capacity: 1,415 lb. / 642 kg
  • Ground Clearance: 8 in. / 203 mm
  • Tires: 13 in., 155/80 R13
  • Cubic Feet of Cab: 70 ft. ³ / 2m3
  • Height: 73 in. / 1857 mm
  • Length: 146 in. / 3696 mm
  • Width: 55.5 in. / 1410 mm
  • GVW: 3,000 lb. / 1361 kg
  • Turning Radius: 233 in. / 5918 mm
  • Dry Weight: 1,725 lb. / 782 kg
  • Top Speed: 25 mph
Battery Type Options
  • Five battery options allows you to choose exactly which batteries fit your driving needs the best. Whether you only run short errands or shuttle people all day, GEM® has the right batteries for you.
  • Flooded electrolyte: Value battery requires regular maintenance
  • Lithium-ion 8.9 kwh: Lightweight and hardworking for maximum range and 3X more battery life
  • Maintenance Free: Leak free, spill proof design never needs refilling
  • Lithium-ion 12.4 kwh: Maximum range for shuttle and other high demand applications
  • Distance maintenance free: For increased confidence, especially in hilly terrain
Packages Available
  • Work Package includes all the features the job demands
  • Cold Weather Package tackles the cold with a fully-enclosed cab with heat
Polaris® LSVs comply with the NHTSA Low-Speed Vehicles rules and regulations and can be operated on many streets with posted speed limits of 35 mph or less. Check local laws regarding street use and vehicle equipment requirements. Drivers must be at least 16 years old with a valid driver’s license. Driver and passengers should always wear seat belts.



8.7 hp (6.5 kW)


Front Tire
13 in., 155/80 R13
Rear Tire
13 in., 155/80 R13


Curb Weight
Dry Weight: 1,725 lb. (782 kg)
114 in. (2896 mm)
146 in. (3696 mm)
73 in. (1857 mm)
55.5 in. (1410 mm)


Top Speed
25 mph


Passenger Capacity
Cargo Capacity
1,415 lb. (642 kg)
White, Blue, Red, Black

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