The upcoming issue of Supertrax provides a ton of information on the next EPA hurdles snowmobiles, in particular 2-strokes, will have to jump through.
After a lot of digging, Kent Lester was able to come up with the information the OEM engineers have been dealing with the last eight years.
Of particular interest are the specs on the new sleds and how well the list of 2-stroke engines have done in meeting EPA-specified levels of compliance in the past.
It’s pretty interesting fodder to acquaint yourself with as you try to predict the strategies the manufacturers will be following for the kinds of snowmobiles engines they’ll be required to build over the next four or five years.
The next hoop the OEMs will be jumping through (after 2012) is 2015 and those specifications start a whole new ball game.
Read about it and check the charts in this revealing article available on newsstands or online at ZINIO.com