Sport Utility with a Work Ethic


Wherever you’re working, expect the unexpected – just not from your snowmobile. Norseman tackles any trail or task with dependable power, all-purpose hauling, and anything else you need to get the job done.



C-TEC2 Engine


Adjustable Rear Suspension

Painted Chassis

Prevents Corrosion

Wide Skis

Stay on Top of the Snow

Norseman X 8000

A powerful sport utility snowmobile with XTRA-ACTION Adjustable Rear Suspension.

Norseman X 8000

Make sure you're prepared for the season with this kit that includes:

  • Pro Front Bumper
  • Cargo Bag
  • High Touring Windscreen
Norseman Engine

8000 Series C-TEC2 Engine

The 8000-series engine packs serious power into the Norseman X 8000.

Norseman Adjustable Ski Stance

35.5-41.5 Adjustable Ski Stance

Easily adjust your ski stance for maximum adaptability.

Norseman Painted Chassis

Painted Chassis

Work hard, play hard, and keep your snowmobile looking top-notch with a painted chassis.



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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Norseman EXTRA Action Rear Suspension

XTRA-ACTION Adjustable Rear Suspension

The XTRA-ACTION Adjustable Rear Suspension ensures you have the best maneuverability on the trails and ultimate traction for towing and hauling.

Norseman Electric Start

Electric Push Button Start

The convenience and ease of electric start let you get up and moving right away.

60th Anniversary Decal

60th Anniversary Decal

Celebrate 60 years of Arctic Cat with this commemorative decal.



Vehicle Specs

Print Specs


Norseman X 8000
Engine Type 8000 Series, 2-Stroke
Displacement 794cc
Cooling Liquid
Cylinders 2
Bore x Stroke 85 x 70 mm
Lubrication Electric 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 13.7 gal.
Oil System Capacity 3.25 qt.
Coolant System Capacity 6.2 qt.
Minimum Octane 91


Norseman X 8000
Drive Clutch ADAPT CVT
Driven Clutch ADAPT CVT
Drive System Arctic Drive System
Brakes Stealth Hydraulic Master Cylinder
Clutch Calibration 0-5,000 ft.
Gearing 19/50
Chain Pitch 90
Track Drive Sprocket 8 Tooth, 3.0 pitch, exvolute
Reverse Push-Button Engine


Norseman X 8000
Front Suspension Arctic Race Suspension (ARS)
Ski Shocks Arctic Cat IFP 1.5
Sway Bar N/A
Front Travel 9 in.
Rear Suspension XTRA-ACTION Rear Suspension with adjustable torsion springs, and Torque-Sensing Link rear arm, Overload Spring kit
Front Track Shock Arctic Cat IFP 1.5
Rear Track Shock Arctic Cat IFP 1.5
Rear Travel 13.5 in.


Norseman X 8000
Overall Chassis Length 132
Overall Chassis Width 45.5-51.5
Overall Chassis Height 52 in.
Track Type Power Claw
Track Width 15 in.
Track Length 153 in.
Lug 2.25 in
Pitch 3
Ski Stance 35.5-41.5 Adjustable
Ski Type/Width ProUte - 10/8
Runner Type Single Runner


Norseman X 8000
Type of Gauge Deluxe Digital
Speedometer Digital
Tachometer Digital
Odometer Digital
Fuel Digital
Oil Indicator Light
Coolant Digital/Indicator Light
Clock Digital
Battery Voltage Digital
Altimeter Digital
Hours Digital


Norseman X 8000
Color Fire Red
Heat Exchanger Front/Long Tunnel
Starter Electric Push Button
Handlebars Hooked with Grab Handle, 6.5 in. Riser
Lighting Dual Halogen 2-Bulb
Seating Mountain
Storage Components Tunnel Bag
Additional Accessories Goggle Holder, Handguards, Mirrors, Passenger Footrests, Passenger Seat, Passenger Wind Deflector, Visor Plug-ins
Standard Accessories Hand & Thumb Warmers, Front Sport Bumper, Tow Hitch, Wind Deflectors, Ice Scratchers, Rear Overload Springs, Rear Rack, Tether Switch, 12V Outlet, Tunnel Bag
Windshield 14 in. Mid-height