BRP introduced a new Rotax engine, a two-stroke that uses electronic injectors and a central computer to deliver improvements in performance, efficiency and ease-of-use. This engine debuts in a limited build 2010 Ski-Doo MX Z X-package sled, reported the company in a press release.
“This is a no compromise engine. Not only does it generate more power, but it sets new benchmarks for fuel and oil economy,” Bob Lumley, Ski-Doo/Sea-Doo’s vice president of sales and marketing, said in the release. “In fact, the new E-TEC 800R engine is up to 37 percent better than our competitors in fuel economy.”
Benefits of the 800R E-TEC engine include horsepower exceeding the PowerT.E.K. 800, fuel economy of 19 mpg, fuel range of 202 miles, increased oil economy of 264 miles/quart, lower emissions than any other 800cc snowmobile on the market, automatic break-in function and automatic summerization function.