slednutz tech lounge
 

Go Back   SledNutZ > On the Snow... > General Sled Banter
Ibreakstuff Says: Time to start the snow dance!
Register FAQSled Chat Members List Casino Media Garage Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Statistics

SledNutZ Quick Info
Friends of SledNutZ: JohnDee
GreenHulk.net PWC forums
Great Lakes Jeep Thing
Team Belly Pan Sled Forums
PEPPERMILL RENTALS IN THE YOOP! There's no where better to stay in the Rockland/Mass area!
Web hosting by Floogy

Introducing the "New" "Yamaha" Viper...

General Sled Banter

 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 02-20-2013
Powersledder's Avatar
Powersledder
Poser
Powersledder's Info
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Stuck in WI
Posts: 7,206
Default Introducing the "New" "Yamaha" Viper...

http://www.srviper.com/?utm_source=t...n=yournextsled

Emphasis on "new yamaha"


Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 02-20-2013
Powersledder's Avatar
Powersledder
Poser
Powersledder's Info
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Stuck in WI
Posts: 7,206
Default

Arctic Cat Inc. (NASDAQ: ACAT) announced today that it has entered into an engine supply agreement with Yamaha Motor Corporation, expanding Arctic Cat’s purchase of Yamaha snowmobile engines starting in the 2014 model year. Arctic Cat initially entered into an agreement to purchase Yamaha 123cc 4-stroke engines for its youth snowmobile in 2009. This agreement has now been expanded to include select 4-stroke engines from Yamaha.

In addition to expanding the engine supply agreement with Yamaha, Arctic Cat also has expanded a co-branding agreement to build select Yamaha snowmobiles in Arctic Cat’s Thief River Falls, Minn., factory according to Yamaha’s specifications. This agreement began in 2012, with Arctic Cat building the Yamaha SRX 120 youth model snowmobile, and now will include full-size performance snowmobiles starting with model year 2014. These snowmobiles will be built to Yamaha specifications using Yamaha 4-stroke engines.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 02-20-2013
Slamdry's Avatar
Slamdry
Resident Deusche Bag
Slamdry's Info
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Cohoes, NY
Posts: 2,863
Send a message via AIM to Slamdry Send a message via MSN to Slamdry
Default

Read this earlier seems like a monopoly type play in progress although price tags may keep it out of the general average riders garage. Think I read they start at $13000
__________________
Reppin' NY!!
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 02-20-2013
Dirty_Harry's Avatar
Dirty_Harry
PABST POWERED
Dirty_Harry's Info
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Kalamazoo, Michigan
Posts: 8,113
Send a message via AIM to Dirty_Harry Send a message via MSN to Dirty_Harry
Default

That thing is sweet. I have heard under 500lbs and over 180HP.
__________________
My drinking team has a snowmobiling problem...


​I am one gun away from happy!!

Quote:
Originally Posted by Madcow View Post
rihanna shut up and drive, I would split her in half as part of my equal opportunity bed.
Quote:
Originally Posted by RipnChick View Post
I don't take meds.
This forum is cheaper.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 02-20-2013
Powersledder's Avatar
Powersledder
Poser
Powersledder's Info
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Stuck in WI
Posts: 7,206
Default

SRViper base MSRP $12,149
1049CC Genesis has been right around 130HP
weight not published

My guess is soon Yami will be taking a stock holding interest in Cat soon.....
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 02-20-2013
fgsacts's Avatar
fgsacts
Voluntary Den Mother
fgsacts's Info
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Texas
Posts: 2,038
Default

I would buy one. Cat's chassis with Yamaha's reliable four stroke technology. Sounds like a winner to me.
__________________
Gave up sled life for salt life.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 02-20-2013
Slamdry's Avatar
Slamdry
Resident Deusche Bag
Slamdry's Info
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Cohoes, NY
Posts: 2,863
Send a message via AIM to Slamdry Send a message via MSN to Slamdry
Default

On the site I was looking base price was $12,649 (yammis site)
__________________
Reppin' NY!!
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 02-20-2013
Dirty_Harry's Avatar
Dirty_Harry
PABST POWERED
Dirty_Harry's Info
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Kalamazoo, Michigan
Posts: 8,113
Send a message via AIM to Dirty_Harry Send a message via MSN to Dirty_Harry
Default

Thats not horrible^^^
__________________
My drinking team has a snowmobiling problem...


​I am one gun away from happy!!

Quote:
Originally Posted by Madcow View Post
rihanna shut up and drive, I would split her in half as part of my equal opportunity bed.
Quote:
Originally Posted by RipnChick View Post
I don't take meds.
This forum is cheaper.
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 02-20-2013
Rubi's Avatar
Rubi
Boonditcher
Rubi's Info
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Alexandria, MN
Posts: 3,617
Default

Nice spindles. Now DOT has to issue special routes that bypass low bridges for Cat and Yamaha . They used to just require overweight permits for the Yammis.

Probably a nice sled on a straight, packed trail. The Yamahas I've ridden were so far from being fun in the kind of riding I do, that I decided they don't even understand what snowmobiling is. If Cat helps them out it might get better, but you just can't get away from that monstrous 4-stroke motor resisting every move you try to make in soft snow. Makes Stormy seem "flickable" by comparison.
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 02-20-2013
OCR's Avatar
OCR
Summer Sux!!
OCR's Info
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Groton NY
Posts: 4,642
Default

Basically a Sno Pro/Sno X chassis.
__________________
Old Cat Rider

'93 Wildcat 700EFI w/ Comet 108 Pro-4 clutch & 01 ZR skid


http://twintiersleddin.proboards76.com/index.cgi


Quote:
we are all given sh*t in life, but some of us learn to turn it into fertilizer and grow from it, and some us try to fling it on others like monkeys
Reply With Quote
  #11  
Old 02-20-2013
Slamdry's Avatar
Slamdry
Resident Deusche Bag
Slamdry's Info
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Cohoes, NY
Posts: 2,863
Send a message via AIM to Slamdry Send a message via MSN to Slamdry
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Dirty_Harry View Post
Thats not horrible^^^
harry thats almost as much as a car...
__________________
Reppin' NY!!
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 02-20-2013
Dirty_Harry's Avatar
Dirty_Harry
PABST POWERED
Dirty_Harry's Info
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Kalamazoo, Michigan
Posts: 8,113
Send a message via AIM to Dirty_Harry Send a message via MSN to Dirty_Harry
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Slamdry View Post
harry thats almost as much as a car...
Compare it to their current prices.
__________________
My drinking team has a snowmobiling problem...


​I am one gun away from happy!!

Quote:
Originally Posted by Madcow View Post
rihanna shut up and drive, I would split her in half as part of my equal opportunity bed.
Quote:
Originally Posted by RipnChick View Post
I don't take meds.
This forum is cheaper.
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 02-20-2013
Gotmud's Avatar
Gotmud
Poo Slinger
Gotmud's Info
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Bloomingdale, Mi.
Posts: 9,425
Default

I have to agree, nice spindles lol.
__________________
Rich
"Do not go where the path may LEAD, go instead where there is no path and leave a TRAIL"

Quote:
Originally Posted by Rubi View Post
Nobody on this site likes Ski Doo except Dirty Harry, and he's better at making babies than buying or fixing sleds, so you don't want to listen to him.
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 02-24-2013
Madcow's Avatar
Madcow
1050 one lunger
Madcow's Info
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: pine city mn.
Posts: 5,057
Default

i like it a lot but with an idy 600 at 6500 bucks its hard to pass one up if looking for a new sled.
__________________
If the boner police are here I need a lawyer.

in a time of deciet telling the truth is a revolutionary act. george orwell.

aint no body ripin like me. M to the a-d-c-o-w. rock it hard for my fly ladies. I rock it yes in deed. homies still roll with me. money dont change me


nothing goes like 3 holes.

BRTECH HOODS
high performance engineering
aaen performance
millennium technologies
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:55 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2007 Slednutz.com