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M Mountain Cat Alpha One

A Powerful Mountain Sled with ALPHA ONE Single-Beam Rear Suspension

M Mountain Cat Alpha One

The ultimate Mountain Cat features bold styling and bold moves, with ALPHA ONE™ Single-Beam Rear Suspension, fully-adjustable FOX® FLOAT 3 QS3 shocks, and now ATAC adjustable-on-the-fly suspension.

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Highlights

ALPHA ONE

Single-Beam Rear Suspension

FOX FLOAT 3 QS3

Ski Shocks and Front Arm Shock

Ascender

Platform

FOX FLOAT 3 QSL

Rear Arm Shock

ATAC

Adjustable on-the-Fly Suspension

M 8000 Mountain Cat Alpha One

A next-gen 8000-Series C-TEC2™ engine for clean, 2-stroke performance plus ALPHA ONE™ Single-Beam Rear Suspension

M 8000 Mountain Cat Alpha One

Pro Kit

Everything you need to tear up the backcountry including:

  • Pro MTN Front Bumper
  • MTN Pack
  • Handlebar Bag

M 8000 Mountain Cat Alpha One with ATAC

All the power of the 8000-Series C-TEC2™ engine and performance of ALPHA ONE™ Single-Beam Rear Suspension now with the versatility of ATAC adjustable on-the-fly suspension.

M 8000 Mountain Cat Alpha One with ATAC

Pro KiT

Everything you need to tear up the backcountry including:

  • Pro MTN Front Bumper
  • MTN Pack
  • Handlebar Bag
M Mountain Cat Alpha One 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.

ADAPT CVT

ADAPT CVT System

Lightweight narrow design that increases performance and belt life. The all-new Arctic Cat ADAPT CVT system provides improved throttle response and smooth power delivery.

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M Mountain Cat Alpha One Fox Float Shocks

FOX® FLOAT QS3 Shocks

ALPHA ONE suspension is easily adjustable for ride and intensity with FOX FLOAT shocks: from the three-position QS3 on the ski and front arm, to a semi-locking QSL on the rear, you get easy adjustability for maximum deep-snow performance.

M Mountain Cat Alpha One 8000 C-TEC2 Engine

8000-Series C-TEC2 Engine

Mountain Cat Alpha One's 8000-series engine packs serious power into a highly maneuverable snowmobile.

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8000-Series C-TEC2 Engine

the next-generation 8000-Series-C-Tec2 engine delivers a new level of clean Arctic Cat 2-stroke engine performance and technology. This new 794cc C-TEC2 twin features:

  • New cylinders, pistons, combustion chamber, flywheel, and fuel rail. 
  • New fuel calibration strategy and Arctic Power Valve system with 3-stage control of the auxiliary exhaust ports via side valves
  • ECM-controlled electronic oil pump
  • Batteryless EFI
  • Exhaust Pop Temperature Sensor (EPTS)
  • Knock Sensor
  • Engine Reverse Technology

This advanced new technology designed by Arctic Cat and built in St. Cloud, Minn delivers:

  • Ultra-clean, more responsive performance
  • Enhanced power in the 165-hp class of engines
  • Precision oil injection
  • Exceedingly robust and lightweight design
M Mountain Cat Alpha One AMS Front Suspension

AMS Front Suspension

Lightweight spindles and a precision-engineered mountain-specific suspension geometry let you maneuver through deep snow and anything else the mountain has in store.

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AMS Front Suspension

Arctic Mountain Suspension is tailor-made to maneuver in deep snow. The lightweight, forged-aluminum spindles sit at a 27 degree spindle caster angle, providing optimal ski camber for off-trail cornering and more predictable counter-steering when side-hilling. They’re built to reduce drag, while the dual-phase alloy-steel A-arms are lightweight and durable.

M Mountain Cat Alpha One ATAC

ATAC On-the-Fly Suspension

Switch between soft, medium and firm suspension at the push of a button, with handlebar-mounted controls that automatically and immediately adjust your suspension FOX ZERO iQS gas shocks. Available on select models.

M Mountain Cat Alpha One Push Button Electric Start

Push-Button Electric Start

A push of the handlebar-mounted button is all it takes for the convenience of electric start.

M Mountain Cat Alpha One Power Clack Track

Power Claw Track

Slice through deep snow with Power Claw: a lightweight track that delivers the ultimate deep snow traction and performance. 

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Power Claw Track

Power Claw Track is built lightweight, with a single-ply design and a 3.0-inch pitch — all so you can master deep snow runs. Its stagger-set, curved-forward paddle towers won't fold over or take a set, and Attack 20 paddles let you float over the deep stuff.

M Mountain Cat Alpha One Goggle Holder

Goggle Holder

Mounted right in the dash for quick access, this integrated goggle holder keeps a key piece of gear safe and sound.

M Mountain Cat Alpha One LED Headlight

LED Headlight

Ride until the sun goes down — then keep riding, with this premium LED headlight for night riding.

M Mountain Cat Alpha One Adjustable Ski Stance

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.

60th Anniversary Decal

60th Anniversary Decal

Celebrate 60 years of Arctic Cat with this commemorative decal.

M Mountain Cat Alpha One

M Mountain Cat Alpha One

Vehicle Specs

Print Specs

Engine

M 8000 Mountain Cat Alpha One M 8000 Mountain Cat Alpha One ATAC
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 Stator Output 270 W @ 3000 RPM
Fuel Delivery Next Generation C-TEC2
Exhaust APV with Tuned Pipe, Pipe Sensor and Stainless Steel Manifold and Muffler
Fuel Capacity 10.4 gal (Manual Start), 11.7 gal (Electric Start)
Oil System Capacity 3.25 qt.
Coolant System Capacity 5 qt.
Minimum Octane 91

Powertrain

M 8000 Mountain Cat Alpha One M 8000 Mountain Cat Alpha One ATAC
Drive Clutch ADAPT CVT
Driven Clutch ADAPT CVT
Drive System Arctic Mountain Drive System
Brakes Stealth Hydraulic Master Cylinder with Lightweight Caliper
Clutch Calibration 6,000-8,000 ft.
Gearing 19/50
Chain Pitch 96
Track Drive Sprocket 7 Tooth, 3.5 Pitch, Exvolute or 8 Tooth, 3.0 Pitch, Exvolute (varies by model) 7 Tooth, 3.5 Pitch, Exvolute
Reverse Push-Button Engine

Suspension

M 8000 Mountain Cat Alpha One M 8000 Mountain Cat Alpha One ATAC
Front Suspension Arctic Mountain Suspension (AMS)
Ski Shocks FOX FLOAT 3 QS3 FOX FLOAT 3 iQS
Sway Bar N/A
Front Travel 7 in.
Rear Suspension ALPHA-ONE Rear Suspension
Front Track Shock FOX FLOAT 3 QS3 or Arctic Cat IFP 1.5 (varies by model) Arctic CAt IFP 1.5
Rear Track Shock FOX FLOAT 3 QSL FOX FLOAT 3 iQSL
Rear Travel 14 or 15 in. (varies by model) 14 or 15 in.

Dimensions

M 8000 Mountain Cat Alpha One M 8000 Mountain Cat Alpha One ATAC
Overall Chassis Length 132 or 137 in. (varies by model)
Overall Chassis Width 42.5-44.5 in.
Overall Chassis Height 50 in.
Track Type Power Claw
Track Width 15 in.
Track Length 154 or 165 in.
Lug 3 in.
Pitch 3.50 in.
Ski Stance 35.5-37.5 in. - Adjustable
Ski Type/Width G2 ProClimb - 7 in.
Runner Type Single Runner with Carbide

Instrumentation

M 8000 Mountain Cat Alpha One M 8000 Mountain Cat Alpha One ATAC
Type of Gauge Deluxe Digital
Speedometer Digital
Tachometer Digital
Odometer Digital
Fuel Digital
Oil Indicator Light
Coolant Digital/Indicator Light
Clock Digital (only available on select models) N/A
Battery Voltage Digital (only available on select models) N/A
Altimeter Digital (only available on select models) Digital
Hours Digital

Features

M 8000 Mountain Cat Alpha One M 8000 Mountain Cat Alpha One ATAC
Color Dynamic Charcoal/Blue
Heat Exchanger Front/Short Tunnel
Starter Manual or Electric Push-Button
Handlebars Hooked with Grab Handle, 4.5 in. Riser
Lighting LED with Accent Light
Seating Lightweight Mountain or Mountain (varies by model) Lightweight Mountain
Storage Components M Tunnel Bag
Additional Accessories Handguards, Heated Drivers Seat (only available on select models), Mirrors, Rear Racks, Side Panel Wind Deflectors, Sno Pro Hooked Brake Lever, Tow Hitch, Tunnel Flare, Visor Plug-Ins
Standard Accessories 12V Outlet, Goggle Holder, Hand and Thumb Warmers, Ice Scratchers, Lightweight Mountain Brake Disc, Sport Front Bumper, Tether Switch, Vertical Steering 12V Outlet, Goggle Holder, Hand and Thumb Warmers, Ice Scratchers, Front Bumper, Tether Switch
Windshield 1 in. Mountain Height