Arctic Cat Inc., a Textron Inc. company and part of the Textron Specialized Vehicles business, announced its model year 2021 off-road lineup.
“For the 2021 model year, Arctic Cat has simplified its product lineup, with a sharp focus on offering high-performance side-by-sides and ATVs across the most popular product classes and categories in the powersports industry,” said Craig Kennedy, vice president, Arctic Cat for Textron Specialized Vehicles Inc. “For work and play, our 2021 Alterra, Wildcat and Prowler lineup, and the models’ accompanying customization kits, provide riders with the power, versatility and value they need and expect from their side-by-side and ATV.”
Returning to the Alterra ATV lineup is the mid-sized Alterra 450, with a revised transmission for improved durability. The Alterra 450 features on-the-fly 2WD/4WD, dual A-arm front and rear suspension, and a two-inch receiver hitch, all powered by a liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, 443cc electronic fuel-injected (EFI) engine. The 400-500cc segment is the heart of the ATV market, and the Alterra 450 offers Arctic Cat enthusiasts an option in this category. Rounding out its ATV lineup, Arctic Cat continues to offer the Alterra 300; the full-size Alterra 570 in base and SE models; the Alterra 700 and two-passenger 700 TRV; and the Alterra 90 youth model. All Arctic Cat ATVs are backed by a 12-month warranty.
Based on consumer and dealer feedback, Arctic Cat has simplified its side-by-side lineup and is offering more customization kits to add versatility while providing value. The utility offering includes the mid-sized Prowler 500, with Trail, Back Country and Premium Cab kits available. The 2021 full-sized utility vehicles include the whisper-quiet, three-person Prowler Pro and six-passenger Prowler Pro Crew. The vehicles come standard with a premium front bumper, 4,500-pound winch, poly roof, aluminum wheels and electronic power steering. Additional customization kits are available on the Prowler Pro, including Adventure, Protection Plus and Winter kits. The Prowler lineup is backed by an 18-month warranty.
For the high-performance segment, Arctic Cat is offering the 130-horsepower Wildcat XX with its 18 inches of front and rear travel, 14 inches of ground clearance, class-leading 300-pound bed capacity, and premium Fox 2.5 Podium QS3 shocks with bottom-out control. For additional customization, Trail, Backcountry and Excursion Kits are available. The Wildcat XX is backed by a six-month warranty.
All 2021 models have been updated with exciting new color options and graphics for a fresh new look in the bold styling for which Arctic Cat is known. Arctic Cat side-by-sides and ATVs are manufactured in Thief River Falls, Minn.
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