Is a 175-Horse 1200 Ski-Doo in the Works?
Although Ski-Doo fans have put most of their buying focus on the new 600 E-Tec so far this year, the 1200 4-Tec has been holding its own in the sales races, too.
Demand for the sleds has been strong but many prospective buyers are taking a wait-and-see attitude with Ski-Doo’s first true high performance 4-stroke.
One dealer told us he was surprised at how many hyper-sled customers, who ride trails exclusively, were considering the 4-stroke because of its smooth and strong running 130hp mill.
Since it was first introduced in January this year, we’ve been hearing rumors from high places about the possibility of adding a supercharger, similar to the one Sea-Doo uses on a number of its watercraft and jet boats, to the 4-Tec to bring the power and torque of the mill up to hyper status.
Heavy on the minds of the top brass at Ski-Doo is Arctic Cat’s new sales theme, “World’s Fastest”.
With Arctic Cat owning the largest displacement 2-stroke right now (1000 twin) and the highest rated horsepower snowmobile (Z1 Turbo), we’re not sure the midnight oil isn’t burning in Valcourt to up the stakes on who really owns that title.
LATEST VIDEOS View All
REACH FOR THE SUMMIT EXPERIENCE
September 11, 2017
Enter and you can WIN an all expense paid mountain riding adventure at CKMP (Carl Kuster Mountain ...
BEST TEST RIDE OF 2017
April 18, 2017
We've evaluated a ton of sleds this season and now we want to know which test ride YOU liked ...
TEST RIDE: 2017 Yamaha Sidewinder R-TX SE
March 30, 2017
In the final edition of Test Ride for the season, Mark Lester zooms over the frozen lake on ...
2017 Revolutionary Advanced Design Award
March 29, 2017
AJ presents the winner of the 2017 Revolutionary Advanced Design Award to the technology that ...
Top Gear View All
September 22, 2017
2018 CKX TITAN HELMET
Last year, CKX launched the Titan, a unique helmet that combines the features of a backcountry and modular helmet.
Ask Motorhead View All
March 30, 2017
SNOWMOBILE EXHAUST MODS
It is disturbing that you promote illegal exhaust modifications. The Ontario Motorized Snow Act makes it illegal to modify the exhaust ...
Press Releases View All
Tourism View All
February 3, 2017
CAMP CONEWANGO RE-OPENS
Conewango in Redbridge, Ontario Canada is back and under new ownership.