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Why buy at spring?

You’ve waited eagerly with anticipation. Ski-Doo model year 2022 is finally here! You’ve seen the videos, read the comments and surfed the forums. You’ve even set your phone background to the sled of your dreams. The only question left: Is it worth buying in spring?

The Ski-Doo Spring Sales Event runs through March 31, 2021, so we understand time is of the essence. There are two absolute truths to buying that dream sled this spring. First, it’s guaranteed to be the very best offer you’ll find for that sled all season long. Second, it’s the only way to be sure the model you want is delivered with your name on it come fall.

Beyond that, we’ve got a few extra reasons below that might sway the decision to reserve your sled this spring.


That’s right, the legend has returned – but for a very limited time. The 2022 Ski-Doo MACH Z is something we know riders have been clamoring over for a while (yea, we read the comments, too!), and it’s back with a vengeance.

It’s heart beats with the most powerful Rotax engine ever produced for a Ski-Doo snowmobile. The 900 ACE Turbo R punches out 180 horsepower. It sports the most advanced suspension on snow with the rMotion X rear and RAS X front suspension, plus, it features the industry’s first ever semi-active suspension: Smart-Shox. Its lower ride height harkens back to its past as the sled no other rider wanted to see in other lane next to them on the drag strip.

The MACH name will always live on in snowmobile history, but this version of the MACH Z is only available this spring. Your order must be placed with your dealer by March 31, 2021, or your chance to own this generation of MACH Z is gone forever. Discover everything the 2022 MACH Z has to offer.



You’ve come to expect nothing less from the world’s leading snowmobile manufacturer. If you know Ski-Doo snowmobiles, you know we’re always in relentless pursuit of the next industry-defining innovations. In model year 2022, that innovation is the first semi-active suspension ever on a snowmobile – Smart-Shox.

This groundbreaking technology delivers the perfect ride in any conditions thanks sensors strategically placed within the chassis that collect data from shock position, shock speed, throttle position, and more. That data is interpreted by the ECU and used to automatically adjust the shocks to provide you with the ideal ride.

What’s that mean for you? Charging hard into the corners? Smart-Shox adjusts to eliminate body roll and keep you in full command around every turn. Hard acceleration? Smart-Shox features pitch control that helps balance the chassis front to back and back to front when you hit the throttle. Rough trails? You’ll hardly feel a thing as Smart-Shox reads the terrain and how you’re attacking it to give you a buttery smooth ride. Three modes let you fine tune chassis and ride dynamics on the fly.

When can you get? You guessed it: Smart-Shox is a spring-only feature which can only be added to X-RS package sleds if you order before March 31, 2021. You can find all the Smart-Shox details here.


It’s hard to believe it’s been more than a year since Ski-Doo changed the game with the world’s first factory-produced 2-stroke turbocharged engine – The Rotax 850 E-TEC Turbo. What have we learned since then? People absolutely love it! While they love the power, they almost equally adore the incredible reliability and simplicity of owning the Rotax 850 E-TEC Turbo.

Quite frankly, owning a 2-stroke turbo engine has never been easier. There’s no downtime spent on clutching, tuning or complicated installations. Heck, most of the time you don’t even need to pull a rope to start it thanks the Ski-Doo-exclusive SHOT starter system!

How do you get your gloves on a real world proven 850 E-TEC Turbo Summit or Freeride model for next season? Order it now! You’ve only got the Ski-Doo Spring Sales Event to get it done.


What Ski-Doo can offer spring buyers is truly unique in the snowmobile industry – true exclusivity. While many dealers from other OEMs “play the game” to have a few extra spring-only models on hand once the leaves start to turn, Ski-Doo dealers don’t have to. They know those sleds are as good as sold, so they only sell them in spring.

Let’s look at a few examples: The MXZ, Renegade and Backcountry X-RS models are proven performers with race-inspired features and tech highly valued and highly desired by riders. The new Renegade X-RS 600 Competition Package is something cross-country riders have been asking for. The same goes for deep-snow sleds like the Freeride and Summit X with Expert Package. All of these sleds offer characteristics and features so unique to their intended buyers, they could only be offered as spring-only models.

If you want to see one in your local dealership next fall, the only way to get it there is by ordering one in spring – no exceptions


Everyone likes choices, and when your order spring-exclusive Ski-Doo sleds during the Spring Sales Event, you get more of them. Depending on the model and engine you select, you could find yourself with several options when it comes to tracks, quick-adjust suspension systems, gauges, SHOT starter system, and premium suspension offerings with the new Smart-Shox systems.

The key to getting to select from options like these is placing your order in spring before the sled building season begins in the factory over summer. The Ski-Doo Build Your Own tool offers you the chance to add and change these features and send your favorite sled setup to your preferred Ski-Doo dealer to place your order.


If you’re willing to provide your hard-earned cash as a deposit for a spring-buy sled, you deserve a little extra protection. We proudly stand behind every single Ski-Doo snowmobile that rolls off our assembly line. We have all the confidence in the world your Ski-Doo snowmobile will exceed every expectation, but just in case, we’ll give you up to 3 years of coverage for your sled. That’s enough to make anyone squeeze the throttle just a little bit harder.

If you’ve got questions on which Ski-Doo spring-only snowmobile is right for you, we’ve got the tools on our website to help you choose. You can also contact your local Ski-Doo dealer for assistance.