2008 Polaris IQ Shift

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2008 Polaris IQ Shift Specifications

Identification
Model Type  Performance
BASE MSRP(US)  $6,999.00
Dealers  Polaris Dealers
Warranty  12
Insurance
Engine:  
Engine Brand Name  Liberty™
Engine Type  Horizontal In-line
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  2-Stroke
Horsepower (bhp/kW)  120 / 89.5
Cooling  Liquid
Valve Configuration  Reed Valve
Bore (mm/in)  77.3 / 3.04
Stroke (mm/in)  64 / 2.52
Displacement (cc/ci)  599 / 36.6
Starter  Pull
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas / Oil Injected
Turbocharged  No
Supercharged  No
Carburetion Brand  Mikuni
Fuel Injector  No
Carburetor  Yes
Number Of Carburetors  2
Carburetor Size (mm)  38
Carburetion Type  Carburetor
Kill Switch / Tether Cord  Standard
Sound Reduction  Standard
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Continuously Variable (CVT)
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Belt
Primary Drive (Engine / Transmission)  Belt
Reverse  Yes
Hi / Low Range  No
Clutch Brand  P-85 / TEAM
Throttle Type  Thumb
Brakes:  
Brake Brand Name  Phantom™
Rear Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  Independent A-Arm
Front Travel (in/mm)  10 / 254
Front Suspension Brand Name  IQ
Front Stabilizer Bar  No
Adjustment Type  Shock Mounted Adjustment
Rear Travel (in/mm)  13.9 / 353
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  2
Rear Suspension Brand Name  IQ
Rear Stabilizer Bar  No
Front Shock Absorber Brand  Ryde FX®
Front Shock Absorber Type  Adjustable Gas Shock
Coil Over Shock  Yes
Rear Shock Absorber Brand  Ryde FX®
Rear Shock Absorber Type  Adjustable Gas Shock
Center Shock Absorber Brand  Ryde FX®
Center Shock Absorber Type  Adjustable Gas Shock
Steering:  
Steering Type  Manual
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  9.58
Width (in/mm)  48 / 1219
Height (in/mm)  48.5 / 1232
Maximum Ski Stance (in/mm)  42.5 / 1080
Minimum Ski Stance (in/mm)  42.5 / 1080
Length (ft/ft)  9
Length (ft/in)  7
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  466 / 211.6
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  11.7 / 44.3
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  1.29
Seats:  
Seat Type  One-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver
Folding  No
Number Of Seats  1
Exterior:  
Frame  Aluminum
Body Material  Plastic
Frame Brand  IQ
Floor Board Location  Driver
Skid Resistant  Yes
Tunnel Braces  No
Hand Grips  Standard
Saddle Bag Guard  No
Belt Guard  Yes
Brush Guard  No
Light Guard  No
Snow Guard  Yes
Handlebars  Standard
Front Bumper  Standard
Rear Bumper  Standard
Ski Material  Composite
Ski Handle  Standard
Skag Material  Carbide
Instrumentation:  
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Clock  Standard
Tachometer  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Hour Meter  Standard
Temperature Warning Type  Light
Fuel Level Warning Type  Gauge
Service Reminder  Standard
Voltage Meter  Standard
Pricing:  
Warranty (Months/Condition)  12 / Limited
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Performance
Manufacturer Country  USA
Introduction Year  2008
Parent Company  Polaris
Display Name  IQ Shift
Mounts:  
Windshield Mounts  Standard
Drive Line:  
Track Brand  Shockwave
Track Length (in/mm)  121 / 3073.4
Track Width (in/mm)  15 / 381
Lug Height (in/mm)  0.91 / 23.1
Number Of Tracks  1
Glass:  
Height Adjustable  No
Tinted  Yes
Heated  No
Height  Low
Lights:  
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Headlight (s)  Standard
Type  Halogen
Convenience:  
Heated Hand Grip Location  Driver
Adjustable  Yes
Paint & Finish:  
Metallic  No
Decal Kit  Standard

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fast, nimble sled
By Albert(Owner), Nov. 27, 2008
I bought this sled brand new from a local dealer here in ontario and I must say I am impressed. It offers plenty of that extra power for deep snow and small hill climbs and does great on the trail. Handles really well, and the iq chassis I must say is great. For the price you cant beat it, sure ther... Read Full Review

 

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By doug wolf(Owner), Jan. 26, 2010
I bought a 2010 550 shift for my 13 year old who was tired of horsing around touring sleds and 340's. He fell in love with it instantly. his 16 year old brother who was NOT so fond of riding took it out for a 20 mile run with me and said " wow dad i would like riding if i had one of these!"... Read Full Review

 

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08 shift
By scott hamilton(Owner), Feb. 2, 2009
great sled,bought as aleftover.powerful,comfy do it all well type of machine.low price .who needs a dragon? Read Full Review

 

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