Slide-Action Rear Suspension: Slide-Action keeps the suspension active, so while you're coupling under torque over bumps, you still have a free acting front arm. As the rear transfer blocks are engaged, the front arm follows the bump, allowing for better traction.
AWS™ VII Front Suspension: Arctic Cat's legendary AWS VII front suspension utilizes strong, durable A-arms - providing unmatched handling and cornering. And after every mile, you'll feel less rider stress and fatigue.
500 2-Stroke Engine: The 499cc, liquid-cooled twin is the ideal engine for the whole range of riders. This engine represents tried and true 2-stroke performance. It?s the right combination of performance, reliability and value.
Twin Spar™ Chassis: Two box-aluminum spars triangulated with the steering supports and tunnel spars are incorporated for an exceedingly rigid ride. Also, self-piercing rivet construction ensures joint rigidity and overall strength.
Electric Start: With a simple turn of the key, the new and improved electric start will roar your Cat to life. Reliable and always ready to get the fun started.
Push-Button Reverse: The push-button reverse is all about quick, easy activation. So just hit the button and backward you go.
1 in. Hacksaw Track: The Hacksaw's crescent- shape lug design with recessed tips and cutting edges delivers excellent forward and lateral bite on hard-pack groomed trails. Rigid lug construction offers great durability, while the narrow lug base optimizes top speed.
Bore x Stroke: 71 x 63 mm
Lubrication: Oil Injection
Carburetion: 38 mm throttle body batteryless EFI
Exhaust: Tuned pipe and muffler
Fuel Capacity: 12.3 gal.
Drive Clutch: Arctic 6 post (rpm sensing)
Driven Clutch: 10.4 in. dia. Arctic (roller cam)
Drive System: ACT Diamond Direct Drive
Brakes: Axial master cylinder hydraulic brake / disc on drivenshaft
Front Suspension: AWS VII with hydraulic twin tube shocks and sway bar
Front Travel: 9.5 in.
Rear Travel: 13.5 in.
Rear Suspension: FasTrack Slide-Action Rear Suspension with coupling blocks, adjustable torsion springs and hydraulic twin tube shocks