2010 Arctic Cat Sno Pro 500

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2010 Arctic Cat Sno Pro 500

If you can’t fun with Arctic Cat’s Sno Pro 500, then you should get out of the This is one crazy sled plants wicked big smiles on face. And, yes, we impressed.

We really liked it, but you’ve guessed that right?

Arctic Cat’s product guru, Joel claims, “There is nothing this (sled). It fulfills a as there is nothing in this

What segment is that — According to Arctic Cat marketers, would be the relatively low cost, fun quotient, race-bred, trail-effective “go fun” sport sled Indeed, this race-ready could be considered dual

If you bought a 2010 Sno Pro 500, you literally race it on Saturday and ride it on Sunday.


Arctic Cat states: “It’s light (450-lbs) and agile, a chassis that has dominated racing for the past two seasons. It ready to race and to blast and bang ditches. It oozes the race-bred technology. And at just it combines unmatched performance at a price.”

To date, each snowmobile offers a unique new model to its specific 2010 production up. Polaris comes in with the new 600 with Pro-Ride and Yamaha a new Nytro for the powder crowd. But Cat offers us potentially one of the great sleds of the new century in the Sno Pro 500.

you say. How about the 600cc RR race replica. And what Ski-Doo’s new 2010 XRS race Indeed, we say. Which one of was priced like a Shift 550 or Phazer?

None, we say!

Cat’s Hallstrom knows a bit race-ready trail sleds. As Arctic race manager, he Cat’s competition arm when he the company actually built and about 2,000 race — because they could be adapted for the trail. He points out the of the Sno Pro 500 also includes a full and the use of readily available 87 octane fuel.

Let’s understand that sled is not the exact version which Tucker Hibbert wins — of course, that young man probably could win this one, too! Cat engineers worked the Sno Pro 500 to make it ride friendly. That adding oil injection to feed the Suzuki-built 500cc, 85-hp

Because Arctic Cat sees the Sno Pro 500 as an ride — and occasional racer — the reflects the needs of trail while retaining the key concepts made Cat’s snocrosser so The engine used is the same one in the 2010 F5 and in previous model touring and trail performance It features batteryless electronic injection for quick and sure

This is one of Arctic Cat’s proven reliable motors. is a very good consideration for racers as well as sport trail riders.


What really sells the Sno Pro 500 to us — and a of sport riders — is the sled’s quick reflexes. It turns sharp angles. It cuts corners sharper than the F-series, and those sleds incredibly well.

The Sno Pro 500 is what Cat calls “flickable.” We

Now, keep in mind what you are reading here is a impression based on riding a prototype at a sneak preview in Minnesota. But based on decades of with Arctic Cat and how it conducts it we believe that what we wounded or not, will be right by production time. The ride sled had been side-rolled and tree-pranged by another journalist prior to our ride.

mechanics managed to convert from another sled and get the Sno Pro 500 into the sneak preview in a few hours of pit crew like That was impressive enough. As was the and chagrin displayed by the journalist in

Regardless of this wounding of the the sled was fitted with pieces so we could get an impression of the finished product would be It will be well liked by sport enthusiasts. You go really guys won’t care for it there just isn’t the you need.

Arctic Cat 500

Want, Won’t Get

If were one wish list we’d like and know well that we won’t it would be a step up to the older but dirty’ 105-hp version of 500cc twin. Don’t bother asking. It won’t be for production Sno Pro 500s. As you’ll in other sled lines for the dirtiest dawg 2-… are gone. Sled makers are conscientiously working on ‘fleet numbers to make emissions and numbers work.

So, learn to the 85-hp twin.

Look at you get for 2010 in the Sno Pro 500 versus a similarly 4-… Yamaha Phazer Both utilize a 500cc of 80 to 85 horsepower to propel a sled less than 500 pounds Pro 500 — 450 lbs claimed; Yamaha Phazer RTX — 489 lbs Price-wise, the two sleds will retail for US$8,299.

Guess we know what point Arctic Cat looked to

All snideness aside, the Sno Pro 500 gives you Cat’s latest wishbone with tall, extruded ski and a geometry that has the front end in a vertical plane to improve cornering. Cat refers to its racer-quick as Progressive Steering, which is to provide less effort initially turning in to a corner but progressive effort to reach steering lock. The steering offers customization and can be set in one of two positions to an individual’s riding style.

the Sno Pro 500 is not the full-race snocrosser, it shares the and feel of Cat’s racer. includes the race-bred slide-action suspension for the single-ply 128-inch track to spin around. You get Fox Zero Pro shocks up front.

And for you all day sport riders, the 500 comes an 11-gallon fuel tank.

that this sled be limited in availability, so, if you want act fast. We can tell you that Cat’s profit margin on the Sno Pro 500 is so figure that the US$8,299 is a bargain. If you were thinking a Ski-Doo TNT or a Phazer, think because Arctic Cat gives you seriously wicked fun in a very package at a very nifty

Think hard about deal.



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