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2018 Polaris Snowmobiles

The 2018 Polaris Snowmobiles lineup focuses on new models for deep snow, utility and crossover riders: 800 Polaris Titan, AXYS chassis, crossover-utility snowmobile. 800 SKS 146 deep snow, off-trail, mountain performance sled. 600 Switchback XCR and 800 Switchback XCR racer-based ...Read more

Published on March 7, 2017 in In The News, News & Updates, Snowmobile Product Review
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2018 Ski-Doo Snowmobiles

The new 2018 Ski-Doo snowmobiles have been announced, the biggest news being a wider availability of models the latest 850 E-TEC engine and REV Gen4 chassis. Ski-Doo also introduced the new SHOT starter system that is 20 pounds lighter than ...Read more

Published on February 16, 2017 in In The News, News & Updates, Snowmobile Tech
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Arctic Cat Acquired By Textron in $247 Million All-Cash Transaction

Arctic Cat Inc. announced that it has signed a definitive merger agreement under which Textron Inc. will acquire Arctic Cat in a cash transaction valued at approximately $247 million, plus the assumption of existing debt. Under the terms of the ...Read more

Published on January 27, 2017 in In The News, News & Updates
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Arctic Cat Early Release 2018 ZR 8000 and M 8000

Exciting news from Arctic Cat with the early release 2018 ZR 8000 and M 8000. Specifically the 2018 ZR 8000 Sno Pro ES with 129 or 137 inch Ripsaw track and the 2018 M 8000 Sno Pro available in 153 ...Read more

Published on January 24, 2017 in In The News, News & Updates, Snowmobile Tech
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2017 Ski-Doo MXZx 600RS

The 2017 Ski-Doo MXZx 600RS racing snowmobile is designed specifically for North American snocross tracks. The sled features revised clutching, improved progressive coupling system and a refined slip gear that results in better holeshots, acceleration, traction and durability. The 2016 ...Read more

Published on October 23, 2016 in In The News, News & Updates
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David Johnson, Founder of Polaris, Dies at 93

Polaris employees and Polaris riders worldwide are celebrating the life and mourning the passing of one of the company’s co-founders, David Johnson. He passed away yesterday in Roseau, Minn., after an extended illness. He was 93 years old. Since he ...Read more

Published on October 10, 2016 in In The News, News & Updates
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IRBIS Introduces New Snowmobile

The new IRBIS Dingo T150 is a 3-piece modular design snowmobile can easily be stored in your garage or even a small closet. There’s no need for a trailer to transport the Dingo T150 as it can easily and quickly ...Read more

Published on October 10, 2016 in News & Updates, Sled Expo
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2016 Sled Expo Exhibitor List

The list of exhibitors for the 2016 Sled Expo is below. The Snowmobile Superstore features new sleds, trailers, helmets, boots, bibs, jackets, oil and all types of accessories and services. Buy and sell at the Used Sled Corral. Vote for the ...Read more

Published on October 1, 2016 in News & Updates, Sled Expo
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Polaris Celebrates Return of the XCR

Polaris introduces the return of the all-new 2017 Polaris 600R Race Sled, the legendary XCR name and performance. The new Polaris 600R Race Sled and RUSH XCR represent the Polaris heritage of using racing as a testing and proving ground ...Read more

Published on September 20, 2016 in News & Updates, Snowmobile Tech
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Wemotaci: The Hydrogen Snowmobile Concept

The Wemotaci is new generation of snowmobile that would burn hydrogen instead of gasoline. The Wemotaci’s modified 888 cc two-stroke engine would produce over 144hp without polluting the atmosphere with carbon monoxide. The concept vehicle is featured at Imaginactive. The Background ...Read more

Published on July 30, 2016 in Guest Columns, News & Updates
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2017 Polaris Rush XCR

Polaris brings back a famous model name with the 2017 Polaris Rush XCR. The new “rider-centric” RUSH AXYS XCR chassis is designed for the big bump crowd. The Rush XCR LE can be had with either the 800  or 600 ...Read more

Published on March 13, 2016 in News & Updates, Snowmobile Product Review
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2017 Yamaha Sidewinder

It finally happened. The Yamaha factory bolted a turbocharger to a 4-stroke engine and are making it available for public consumption. No more add on turbo kits or compromises. The 2017 Yamaha Sidewinder will deliver close to 200 HP, making ...Read more

Published on March 9, 2016 in News & Updates, Snowmobile Product Review
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2017 Arctic Cat 9000 Series Snowmobiles

For 2017 Arctic Cat swings a big bat with the all new 9000 Series snowmobiles powered by an outrageous 998cc turbocharged triple four-stroke engineered and manufactured by Yamaha. While Arctic Cat is officially pegging output at 180 horsepower, independent voices ...Read more

Published on March 7, 2016 in News & Updates, Snowmobile Product Review, Snowmobile Tech
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2017 Ski-Doo GEN 4 REV

The 2017 Ski-Doo Gen 4 REV features an all new chassis and Rotax 850 E-TEC engine for select 2017 MX ZX, TNT, Renegade X, Renegade Adrenaline and Summit X, Summit SP snowmobile models. The all-new, narrow Gen 4 REV chassis ...Read more

Published on February 23, 2016 in News & Updates, Snowmobile Product Review
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Polaris Winning Riders Program Supports Snowmobile Associations

Polaris Winning Riders Program Supports State & Provincial Snowmobile Associations and Grassroots Groups with Sales-Based Contributions. For the eleventh consecutive year, state and provincial snowmobile organizations across North America are receiving contributions from the Polaris Winning Riders program, which generates ...Read more

Published on October 26, 2015 in General Announcements, News & Updates
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2016 Yamaha Snowmobiles

Yamaha introduces their 2016 snowmobiles with big news in the Apex and Vector line-up Yamaha’s new lightweight SingleShot is all about weight savings, making for a more comfortable and better handling sled. The SingleShot shorttrack 129 rear suspension is 10 ...Read more

Published on February 25, 2015 in General Announcements, News & Updates
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2016 Ski-Doo Snowmobiles

The 2016 Ski-Doo snowmobile line-up centers on refinements and new technology. The legedary Blizzard name is re-introduced to the MX-Z line, along with a new Renegade Enduro, and the new Expedition Xtreme in the utility/touring crossover segment. Ski-Doo introduces the ...Read more

Published on February 25, 2015 in In The News, News & Updates
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The Sled Expo Video

Take a 40-second video tour of the Sled Expo as we get ready to open the doors for this weekend’s Snowmobile Super Store event. Saturday, October 18, 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM Sunday, October 19, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM ...Read more

Published on October 14, 2014 in News & Updates, Sled Expo
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2015 Ski-Doo MXZx 600RS

BRP’s 2015 Ski-Doo MXZx 600RS builds on its strong chassis performance from 2014 by refining the engine and drive systems for better power delivery and even better overall durability. Last season saw big chassis changes for the Ski-Doo stock terrain ...Read more

Published on September 23, 2014 in News & Updates, Snowmobile Tech
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Arctic Cat ZR 6000 R SX and ZR 6000 R XC

Arctic Cat unveils the updated ZR 6000 R SX (snowcross) and the all new ZR 6000 R XC (cross country) sleds at the annual Haydays Grass Drags & Swap Meet. The ZR 6000R XC cross country racer now uses the ...Read more

Published on September 14, 2014 in News & Updates, Snowmobile Tech
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2015 Polaris IQ Race Sled

Key Features on the new 2015 Polaris IQ Race Sled New Walker Evans Racing Shock Package IFS shocks and rear track shock are Walker Evans Aluminum IFP 16 Position Compression Adjustable Shocks with Piggyback Reservoirs IFS shocks and rear track ...Read more

Published on September 7, 2014 in News & Updates, Snowmobile Tech
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Yamaha MPI Turbo Kits Available for SRViper

Yamaha trail and crossover enthusiasts looking for the ultimate in power and reliability can now have their cake and eat it too with the newly released Mountain Performance Incorporated (MPI) Trail Turbo Accessory Kit for Yamaha SRViper models. With the ...Read more

Published on September 3, 2014 in News & Updates, Snowmobile Tech
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Arctic Cat CEO Claude Jordan Out, Chris Twomey In

Several stories have been circulating about Arctic Cat’s chairman and CEO stepping down. However, Twin Cities Business out of Minnesota has published a report that Arctic Cat’s chairman and CEO Claude Jordan was fired. When the company announced Jordan’s departure ...Read more

Published on June 5, 2014 in In The News, News & Updates
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Polaris Dominates 2014 Jackson Hole World Championship Snowmobile Hillclimb (video)

Polaris hillclimbers won 10 of 12 pro titles and sweep all King of the Hill titles to dominate at the 2014 Jackson Hole World Championship Snowmobile Hillclimb. Keith Curtis Wins Five Pro Classes, Two King of the Hill Crowns & ...Read more

Published on April 1, 2014 in In The News, News & Updates
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SAE Snowmobile Challenge 2014 Winners Announced (video)

The 15th Annual SAE Snowmobile Challenge was held at Michigan Technological University in Houghton, MI on March 4-8, 2014. This year 17 Universities registered for the event. The members of the International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association – Arctic Cat, BRP, Polaris ...Read more

Published on March 12, 2014 in Education, Environment, News & Updates
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Ski-Doo 2015 Snowmobiles Announced (video)

Ski-Doo started their 2015 launch by announcing the second generation of their Response Angle Suspension (RAS 2) front suspension. The aluminum spindle is slightly taller, under a half-inch, but better matches the rMotion rear suspension in rough conditions. The new ...Read more

Published on March 5, 2014 in General Announcements, News & Updates
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Polaris Introduces 2015 Snowmobiles (video) (updated)

Polaris introduces nine new 2015 RUSH and Switchback models built on the AXYS snowmobile platform. (see updates at bottom) ALL-NEW AXYS CHASSIS The foundation for the AXYS platform is an all-new chassis. This all-new chassis is built from the ground up ...Read more

Published on March 3, 2014 in General Announcements, News & Updates
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2015 Snowmobile Manufacturers' Sneak Peek

Polaris, Yamaha and Ski-Doo 2015 Snowmobile Manufacturers’ Sneak Peek is scheduled for March and April. Sit on a 2015 sled, dream about next year or take advantage of the spring deals and order a new sled. (Note: Arctic Cat will not be ...Read more

Published on February 23, 2014 in General Announcements, News & Updates
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2015 Arctic Cat Snowmobiles Announced

The 2015 Arctic Cat snowmobiles were announced today to the beat of Ted Nugent’s Cat Scratch Fever ringing through fan boys’ ears. Much to everyone’s surprise (and relief), the Suzuki two-stroke 500 and 800 are still available. The Arctic Cat ...Read more

Published on February 19, 2014 in In The News, News & Updates
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Yamaha Introduces 2015 Snowmobiles (video)

Yamaha beat everyone to the punch by unveiling their 2015 snowmobile lineup weeks ahead of what was expected, introducing four new Viper models. The SR Viper R-TX LE, the SR Viper L-TX LE, the SR Viper R-TX DX and the SR Viper L-TX DX. ...Read more

Published on February 11, 2014 in In The News, News & Updates
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