Probably going to stay with the procross till the end of time or they drop big-Y in 2024.According to Arctic Insider it spans the trail, crossover, and mountain 2 strokes. Sounds like they're splitting the 2 strokes off into the new chassis, will the 4 strokes follow later? Or ride on a modified version? I'm betting the latter
I'm thinking with the intro of the 9000 riot for 23 that the turbo may stay unchanged for a bit longer. Doesn't seem they'd bring out a RIOT with that motor for one season then change it.According to Arctic Insider it spans the trail, crossover, and mountain 2 strokes. Sounds like they're splitting the 2 strokes off into the new chassis, will the 4 strokes follow later? Or ride on a modified version? I'm betting the latter
"introducing a 680 and 880", there, fixed it for you..Is this the place where we all start listing all of the possible things this new platform is supposed to include, so we can come back after it's released and show how disappointed we are in it when it doesn't have everything?
Honestly, I'm thankful they finally got something out there that we can all start pointing to. I just hope that this is not just some marketing job to drum up publicity.
Somehow, it seems like introducing a 650 and 850 would be one of the easiest things they could do. But this alone will not be enough. They have got to at least come up to 2018 standards and include a factory GPS, at least as an option.
I've been reading about Doo's new Gen5 chassis, and from what I read, it's impressive. I especially like the added 4th engine mount to smooth out vibrations at the handlebars.
There has to be something in this new package that we can't get from the other manufacturers. Everybody has been talking about lightweight, mass centralization, and ergonomics for years. What will Cat come up with that we will be the new "must have" feature of a new chassis?
Yes there is a new race sled. Cat submitted the technical drawings to isoc a while ago. Doo and poo also have a lot of changes coming to their race sledsBut what will the engines be? 600, 650, 700, 750, 800, 850, 900 ?
And will there be a new racemachine showed at Haydays?
They have had one basic chassis since the procross came out. The mountain chassis is slightly different from the trail sled. The Blast is the mountain sled with a cheap tunnel on it and the skid mounted higher in the tunnel to make it sit lowerI’m by no means an expert in Arctic Cat. Have not owned one since 2008. That said, it sounds like downsizing to me. One chassis to cover all of those market segments?