22 new models built on the Matryx platform and a turbocharged 2-stroke engine
Polaris gave us all a taste last year of its new Maytrix platform, but that was limited to SnowCheck-exclusive models. That all changes now as the 2022 Polaris snowmobile lineup features 22 new sleds built on that Matryx platform. Oh yeah…Polaris also unveiled a new 2-stroke, turbocharged Patriot Boost engine!
So what is new for the 2022 Polaris model year? Let’s start with the Indy family, where the new Indy XCR gets the Matryx treatment. The Indy XCR is a racing-focused snowmobile designed to see checkered flags.
For crossover riders, the new 2022 Polaris Switchback XC is designed to offer next level handling and performance on the trails and off and it comes with the standard IGX rear suspension and Fox QS3 shocks and a pair of engine choices.
Mountain riders will be excited to learn about the new 2022 Polaris RMK Matryx and RMK Matryx Slash platforms, designed to take on the steep and deep.
As for the new Patriot Boost engine, it looks like a monster. It is a turbocharged version of the 850 Patriot and Polaris says the Patriot Boost produces 10% more power than the 850 Patriot at sea level and 50% more power at 10,000 feet of elevation. All told, it offers up to 9 PSI of neck-snapping turbo boost.
Check out the press release below for more details:
Polaris Snowmobiles 2022 Lineup Features 22 New Models, All Built on the Rider-First Matryx Platform
From the mountain peaks to the ditches and trails of the flatlands, the all-new 2022 Polaris Inc. (NYSE: PII) Snowmobile lineup brings the next level of performance and comfort to new riders and enthusiasts alike. With an impressive 22 new models introduced on the revolutionary, rider-first, Matryx platform, there’s a perfect choice for every rider that delivers effortless control and unrivaled performance with the most advanced technology on snow.
New for 2022, the Indy XCR joins the Indy VR1 and XC on the Matryx platform. This XCR is a true factory mod, forged through years of racing success, from the Iron Dog to the I-500. The 2022 XCR is packed Polaris Racing Technology components, coupled with industry leading Matryx platform built to dominate the toughest terrain.
Adding to the Indy lineup, is the new Indy Cross-Country Racer. This true factory race sled is available exclusively to Polaris racing teams and is the ultimate combination of proven Polaris Race Technology components and a high-output 600cc engine, all built on the Matryx platform to take Team Polaris one place: the podium.
Adding to the Ultimate 50/50 Crossover Lineup, the Switchback XC joins the Switchback Assault as the industry benchmark for ride and handling both on- and off-trail. The Switchback XC delivers superior handling and performance on the trails and in the backcountry, with the standard IGX rear suspension, FOX QS3 shocks and available Patriot 650 and 850 Engine choices.
For over 25 years, Polaris RMK has set the standard for deep snow performance. For 2022, the Rocky Mountain King sets the new standard in the deep snow yet again. The all-new RMK Matryx and RMK Matryx Slash platforms redefine what is possible in the backcountry, with a rider-first design purpose built for dynamic deep snow riding. The narrow, sculpted seat and tank provide effortless control moving around the sled, and the raised, lightweight platform with an all-new short, tapered tunnel provide unmatched lift and response. The PRO RMK Matryx Slash is the world’s most capable mountain sled in technical terrain, and the RMK Khaos Matryx Slash brings a wild child attitude to dominate any deep snow terrain.
The all-new Patriot Boost engine features an industry exclusive, patent pending turbocharger system that delivers more power from sea level to the mountain peaks. The patent pending SmartBoost system enables unrivaled combustion stability, creating 10% more power at sea level and 50% more power at 10,000 feet over the 850 Patriot. Based on internal Polaris testing, it is projected that Patriot Boost models will be 10% more powerful and at least 20 pounds lighter than competitive snowmobiles. With all that it has to offer, the Matryx Slash platform with the Patriot Boost engine will be the sled to beat in the deep snow next winter.
The 2022 Polaris Snowmobile lineup sets the industry standard for performance and technology, all built with pride in Roseau, Minnesota. Check out PolarisSnowmobiles.com for all the details on the 2022 lineup, for additional new releases, and to learn more!