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Arctic Cat unveils updated Sno Pro 600

October 30, 2012
Filed under News, Top Stories

Arctic Cat on Monday unveiled a fine-tuned 2013 Sno Pro 600, which the company says features improvements to durability, precision cornering and unmatched suspension control.

The following are updates to the 2013 model:

New Chassis Geometry – The added ground clearance improves predictability through the huge holes and allows the rider to attack the track with more confidence, all while scrubbing less speed.

 

  • 1.35-inch added ground clearance at foot pockets
  • Flatter running board angles
  • Single layer .080-inch thick tunnel for increased strength
  • New rear suspension mounting positions give track drive more ground clearance

New front suspension/steering geometry

  • Improved caster angle
  • Increased ski stance to 43.5 inches (1.2-inches wider than 2012)
  • New steering ratio for sharper turning radius
  • New ski damper loads rear of ski for improved handling
  • New front arm shock eyelet for improved durability

New rear suspension – Both the front and rear suspension changes will improve the ability of the driver to steer and control the sled while on the gas.

  • Front arm mounting position moved rearward 2 inches to improve transfer control
  • Increased Front arm suspension travel by approximately 1 inch
  • Added strength to both front arm and idler arm for improved durability
  • New Torsion spring for increased preload
  • New rear coupling position, give a wider range of usable adjustment

Drive system updates – Last season Arctic Cat’s all-new Torque Overload Sensing (TOS) Bottom Sprocket found in the magnesium chaincase worked flawlessly to save the drive system from the pounding of harsh terrain.

  • New PTO engine plate for added durability
  • Increased stiffness in engine mounts for added durability
  • Modified dropcase for increased strength
  • New lightweight/high strength track drive shaft
  • New driven shaft with increased durability
  • New drive clutch spring
  • New drive belt

Brake system – Updates to the brake system will give the driver a more positive feel and control throughout the race.

  • New brake caliper and disk
    • Increased fastener size holding caliper halves together to decrease flex
    • New deeper pistons to eliminate caulking
    • Machining updates to improve bearing retention
    • Increased ports for improved flow
    • New seal groove for improved piston retraction

Other Items

  • Heated 40mm Mikuni rack style TM carburetors w/TPS
  • New 1/4 turn assembly, hood pin, and hold down strap to secure side panels
  • Added thickness to Snocross snow flap for increased durability
  • Modified front heat exchanger engine mount bracket for increased durability
  • Updated wire harness for improved routing
  • New throttle cable with increased temperature rating
  • New choke cable added
  • Snocross seat has narrower (1.5-inch each side) leg profile than Cross Country seat
  • Snocross has low-height windshield and Cross Country has mid-height
  • C&A XT Snocross or C&A ADX Cross Country Ski  (Carbides NOT included)
  • New Team Arctic Green color

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