Ski-Doo awarded Snowmobile of the Year

BRP’s Ski-Doo MXZ X 850 E-TEC has been named Snowmobile of the Year by Snow Goer, a sister publication of Powersports Business. The award is determined by a multiple factors, including: innovation, change, industry benchmarks and market appeal.

In presenting the award, Snow Goer highlighted the drive and the innovation BRP demonstrates: “The brand that has spent the past two decades developing norm-challenging components like engine-reverse, tether-based anti-theft systems and adjustable carbide runners; clear burning engines like the SDI, E-TEC and ACE platforms; and entirely fresh chassis platforms like the original REV and its following iterations has done it again.”

The publication goes on to emphasize the how BRP looks for creative solutions in the new MXZ model and Rotax 850 E-TEC engine with things like open toe holds, forward adjustable riser, forged crankshaft and iron piston ring carrier – things that move the industry forward.

skidoo has also recognized the Ski-Doo MXZ X 850 E-TEC as its 2017 Snowmobile of the Year stating: “This is no make-over design. It’s new, it’s bold, it works and it’s our first choice for 2017 Snowmobile of the Year.”

The brand continues to collect even more hardware for the trophy case as other publications have also recognized BRP and Ski-Doo snowmobiles with their awards. American Snowmobiler named the Summit X 850 165 model their Mountain Editor’s Choice Award, The MXZ X 850 Best High Horsepower 2-Stroke Trail Sled and the Rotax 850 E-TEC Best New 2-Stroke Engine. Sled Head 24/7 named the Summit 850 E-TEC Best In Class Mountain Sled and named the Summit X 850 E-TEC King of the Mountain, and the Summit SP 850 as the runner up!

Awards for 2017 include:

Snowmobile Of The Year – Ski-Doo MXZ X 850 E-TEC, Snow Goer

Mountain Editor’s Choice Award – Summit X 850 165, American Snowmobiler


Best High Horsepower 2-Stroke Trail Sled – MXZ X 850, American Snowmobiler

Best New 2-Stroke Engine – Rotax 850 E-TEC, American Snowmobiler

Best In Class Mountain Sled – Summit 850 E-TEC, Sled Head 24/7

King of the Mountain – Summit X 850 E-TEC,

2017 Snowmobile of the Year – MXZ X 850 E-TEC,

2017 Best Personal Cruiser – MXZ TNT 850 E-TEC,

2017 Best 2-Up Touring – Grand Touring SE 1200 4-TEC,

2017 Best Utility – Expedition Xtreme,

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