Chinese Snowmobiles
For a number of years now many of us in the industry have been watching and waiting for the entry of a Chinese manufacturer into the North American snowmobile industry. Back a few years we got pretty close with the 3/4 sized sleds being shown by Phantom in Canada... Read more
THE “PERFECT SLED”?

Everyone has a different idea as to what constitutes the “perfect sled”.

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A SnowTech Magazine Gift Subscription: There’s Still Time!
You can still have a gift subscription to SnowTech Magazine under the tree for that special snowmobiler on your list! Here’s how to do it: Just CLICK HERE after reading these instructions and select the length of subscription you would like. Fill out your billing information and then choose... Read more
2017 Ski-Doo Renegade Adrenaline 850
Imagine riding a crossover sled that just fits you perfectly. The sled reacts almost telepathically. When you want to lean in a corner, you just naturally slide over. When you want to attack a corner, you easily slide over even further, your outside foot turns out and the snowmobile... Read more
2017 Arctic Cat
Arctic Cat faithful have anxiously been waiting to see what their favorite sled maker would be coming with for 2017, and it is indeed full of surprises. Perhaps the biggest news is found in the replacement of the Suzuki-built Turbo for the 9000-Series models with an all-new Yamaha-built Turbo.... Read more
2017 Polaris Switchback Assault – FIRST RIDE!
The big news from Polaris for 2017 is found in the new AXYS-platform Switchback Assault 144 models now on the AXYS platform. Here we continue to find the magical combination of 144” track length and tipped-up rails for a sled that can do it all. You can rail around... Read more
2017 Polaris – Mission Accomplished
Just about everyone in the world of snowmobiling will tell you that Polaris is on a roll. Even though the North American snowmobile market is down this year (to the tune of about 20% through December) Polaris is still gaining market share. Their 800 Pro RMK 155 is the... Read more
2017 Ski-Doo Summit X 850 E-TEC: First Ride!
Revolution….that’s what they’re calling it again. And, that’s really what it is. I haven’t seen this substantial of a change in the Ski-Doo model line up since 2003 with the release of the original REV (they told us then it was going to start a revolution, and it did).... Read more
2017 Yamaha – The Sleeping Giant Awakens

You always knew that Yamaha, if they really wanted to, could build a 4-stroke engine that would blow the doors off of everyone, once and for all. Here it is.

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The January/February 2016 issue of SnowTech mailed in December 2015. New model previews on nine different 2016 Sleds, including the Polaris AXYS SKS, Ski-Doo Summit SP, Yamaha Viper X-TX SE, and the Arctic Cat XF CrossTrek. Special feature articles with Helpful tips on chassis set-up, and an Arctic Cat... Read more