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    Ski-Doo Update: Changes to MY2017 Sleds

    Posted by Ross Halvorson
    on Friday, July 22, 2016

     Ski-Doo has announced a number of changes to their 2017 snowmobile lineup. Many of the changes impact the new Gen4 REV sleds equipped with all new 850 E-TEC engine. Here's an outline of the changes announced today:

    • Models equipped with the Rotax 850 E-TEC engine will have oil economy in line with the same levels as the 800R E-TEC engine. 
    • MXZ and Renegade models equipped with the 850 Rotax engine will have pDrive clutches equipped with clickers for RPM adjustment. 
    • All Summit REV-XM and REV Gen4 based models will now be equipped with one set of front idler wheels in addition to the rail mounted ice scratchers. 
    • Summit REV Gen4 models will use a one-piece bottom gear rather than the proposed bi-metal gear. 

    Updates have also been made regarding suspension travel and dimensions to several models:

    Front suspension travel on REV Gen4 models 

    • MXZ TNT/Renegade Adrenaline = 8.7” (220 mm) 
    • MXZ X/Renegade X = 9.2” (233 mm) 
    • Summit SP and X = 8.5” (215mm) 

    Front Suspension travel on REV-XS/XM models 

    • MXZ TNT/Renegade Adrenaline = 8.7” (220 mm) 
    • MXZ X/Renegade X = 8.2” (208 mm) 
    • Summit SP and X = 7.7” (195mm) 

    • REV Gen4 MXZ and Renegade models ski stance – 42.4” (1077 mm) 
    • Renegade X-RS weight updated to include Electric Start = 503 lbs./228kg 
    • Renegade Backcountry X overall height = 44.5”/1130 mm
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