Built for Big Air and Big Climbs, with ALPHA ONE Single-Beam Rear Suspension
Hardcore doesn’t flinch at big challenges or stiff competition. It conquers the backcountry with the revolutionary ALPHA ONE™ Single-Beam Rear Suspension and easily adjustable coil-over FOX® ZERO shocks.
- M 8000 Hardcore Alpha One: Built for competitive, big-air riders with a next-gen 8000-Series C-TEC2® engine and ALPHA ONE™ Single-Beam Rear Suspension.
- ALPHA ONE Single-Beam Rear Suspension: Our single-beam rear suspension unlocks more maneuverability than any mountain snowmobile in history. Up here, there's only one alpha.
- Ascender Platform: The Ascender Platform brings together an arsenal of innovations that deliver the highest level of backcountry performance and handling for every Arctic Cat Mountain Snowmobile.
- 8000-Series C-TEC2® Engine: The Hardcore Alpha One's 8000-series engine packs serious power into a highly maneuverable snowmobile.
- AMS Front Suspension: Lightweight spindles and a precision-engineered suspension geometry let you maneuver through deep snow and anything else the mountain has in store.
- FOX® 1.5 ZERO QS3 Coil-Over Ski Shocks: Quickly adjust these FOX 1.5 ZERO QS3 shocks to any of three compression settings, and get plush performance on bumps from coil-over springs.
- Power Claw™ Track: Slice through deep snow with Power Claw: a lightweight track that delivers the ultimate deep snow traction and performance.
- Reinforced Running Boards: Big air means big impact, which is why Hardcore's running boards are reinforced with an extrusion for added rigidity.
- Goggle Holder: Mounted right in the dash for quick access, this integrated goggle holder keeps a key piece of gear safe and sound.
- LED Headlight: Ride until the sun goes down — then keep riding, with this premium LED headlight for night riding.
- Adjustable 35.5"-37.5" Ski Stance: Easily adjust your ski stance in seconds — keep it wide for the trails or narrow through the trees.
- Engine Type: 8000 C-TEC2, 2-Stroke
- Displacement: 794cc
- Cooling: Liquid
- Cylinders: 2
- Bore x Stroke: 85 x 70 mm
- Lubrication: Electronic Injection
- Ignition: Digitally Controlled CDI
- Engine Starter Output: 270 W @ 3000 RPM
- Fuel Delivery: Dual Stage Injection
- Exhaust: APV with Tuned Pipe, Pipe Sensor and Stainless Steel Manifold and Muffler
- Fuel Capacity: 10.4 or 11.7 gal. (varies by model)
- Oil System Capacity: 3.25 qt.
- Coolant System Capacity: 5 qt.
- Minimum Octane: 91