M Mountain Cat

A Twin-Rail Design Built for Harsh Rides

M Mountain Cat

With a redesigned FLOAT ACTION suspension and FOX® FLOAT shocks, the M 8000 Mountain Cat delivers a better ride to the backcountry.

Highlights

FLOAT ACTION

Rear Suspension

AMS

Front Suspension

FOX FLOAT 3 QS3

Ski Shocks and Front Arm Shock

FOX FLOAT 3 QSL

Rear Arm Shock

POWER CLAW™

Track

M 8000 Mountain Cat

An 8000-Series C-TEC2 engine and a suspension package that was built specifically for mountain riding.

M 8000 Mountain Cat

Everything you need to tear up the backcountry including:

  • Pro MTN Front Bumper
  • MTN Pack
  • Handlebar Bag
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.

8000-SERIES C-TEC2™ ENGINE

M 8000 Mountain Cat’s 8000-Series engine brings serious power to one of our most unrelenting mountain snowmobiles.

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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 redesigned 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 technology designed by Arctic Cat and built in St. Cloud, Minn delivers:

  • Ultra-clean, more responsive performance
  • Enhanced power in the 165HP class of engines
  • Precision oil injection
  • Robust and lightweight design

FLOAT ACTION REAR SUSPENSION

Delivering consistent track tension for the full range of travel, this rear suspension provides enhanced bump absorption plus excellent deep snow flotation and maneuverability.

AMS

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.

FOX FLOAT

FOX FLOAT QS3 SHOCKS

Easily adjust your suspension 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 can dial in for maximum deep-snow performance.

Mountain Cat Power Claw Track

2.6” 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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2.6” POWER CLAW TRACK

Power Claw Track is built lightweight with a single-ply design, 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.

Mountain Cat 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.

Mountain Cat LED Headlight

LED Headlight

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

60th Anniversary Decal

60th Anniversary Decal

Celebrate 60 years of Arctic Cat with this commemorative decal.

M Mountain Cat

M Mountain Cat

Vehicle Specs

Print Specs

Engine

M 8000 Mountain Cat
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 Starter Output 270 W @ 3000 RPM
Fuel Delivery Dual Stage Injection
Exhaust APV with Tuned Pipe, Pipe Sensor and Stainless Steel Manifold and Muffler
Fuel Capacity 44,3 L
Oil System Capacity 3,08 L
Coolant System Capacity 7,0 L
Minimum Octane 98

Powertrain

M 8000 Mountain Cat
Drive Clutch ADAPT CVT
Driven Clutch ADAPT CVT
Drive System Arctic Mountain Drive System
Brakes Stealth Hydraulic Master Cylinder with Lightweight Caliper
Clutch Calibration 0-5,000 ft.
Gearing 19/50
Chain Pitch 96
Track Drive Sprocket 8 Tooth, 3.0 Pitch, Exvolute
Reverse Push-Button Engine

Suspension

M 8000 Mountain Cat
Front Suspension Arctic Mountain Suspension (AMS)
Ski Shocks FOX FLOAT 3 QS3
Sway Bar N/A
Front Travel 17,8 cm
Rear Suspension FLOAT-ACTION
Front Track Shock FOX FLOAT 3 QS3
Rear Track Shock FOX FLOAT 3 QSL
Rear Travel 38 cm

Dimensions

M 8000 Mountain Cat
Overall Chassis Length 335 cm
Overall Chassis Width 108 cm- 113 cm
Overall Chassis Height 127 cm
Track Type PowerClaw
Track Width 38 cm
Track Length 391 cm
Lug 66 mm
Pitch 3 tum
Ski Stance 90 cm- 96 cm Adjustable
Ski Type/Width G2 ProClimb - 7 in.
Runner Type Single Runner with Carbide

Instrumentation

M 8000 Mountain Cat
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

Features

M 8000 Mountain Cat
Color Dynamic Charcoal/Blue
Heat Exchanger Front/Long Tunnel
Starter Electric Push-Button
Handlebars Hooked with Grab Handle, 4.5 in. Riser
Lighting LED with Accent Light
Seating Mountain
Storage Components M Tunnel Bag
Additional Accessories Handguards, Mirrors, Rear Rack, 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
Windshield 2,54 cm Mountain Height