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2020 Ski-Doo Backcountry X 850 E-TEC SHOT Ice Cobra 1.6
2020 Ski-Doo Backcountry X 850 E-TEC SHOT Ice Cobra 1.6

Specs

General Information

Manufacturer
Ski-Doo
Ski-Doo
Model Year
2020
2020
Model
Backcountry X 850 E-TEC SHOT Ice Cobra 1.6
Backcountry X 850 E-TEC SHOT Ice Cobra 1.6
Model Code
UXLE
UXLE
Color
Black
Black

Dimensions

Length
Overall - 122.4 in. (3,110 mm)
Overall - 122.4 in. (3,110 mm)
Height
Overall - 50.2 in. (1,274 mm)
Overall - 50.2 in. (1,274 mm)
Width
Overall - 44.9 - 46.5 in. (1,140 - 1,180 mm)
Overall - 44.9 - 46.5 in. (1,140 - 1,180 mm)
Weight
Dry - 461 lb. (209 kg)
Dry - 461 lb. (209 kg)

Engine & Drivetrain

Engine
ROTAX 850 E-TEC, two-stoke, eRAVE™
ROTAX 850 E-TEC, two-stoke, eRAVE™
Cylinders
2
2
Cooling
Liquid
Liquid
Horsepower
165 hp@7,900 RPM
165 hp@7,900 RPM
Displacement
849 cc (51.9 ci)
849 cc (51.9 ci)
Bore x Stroke
3.2 x 3.2 in. (82 x 80.4 mm)
3.2 x 3.2 in. (82 x 80.4 mm)
Fuel System
E-TEC® direct injection with additional booster injectors
E-TEC® direct injection with additional booster injectors
Starting
SHOT
SHOT
Clutch
Engagement - 3,300 rpm
Engagement - 3,300 rpm
Drive Clutch
pDrive™ with clickers
pDrive™ with clickers
Driven Clutch
QRS
QRS
Drive Sprocket

Diameter - 7.2 in. (183 mm)

Number Of Teeth - 8

Diameter - 7.2 in. (183 mm)

Number Of Teeth - 8

Clutch Calibration
Sea-level
Sea-level
Reverse
RER™
RER™
Brakes
Brembo racing brake with stainless-steel braided brake line
Brembo racing brake with stainless-steel braided brake line
Fuel Type

Recommended - Premium unleaded

Minimum Octane - 91

Recommended - Premium unleaded

Minimum Octane - 91

Fuel Capacity
U.S. - 9.5 gal. (36 l)
U.S. - 9.5 gal. (36 l)
Oil Capacity
3.6 qt. (3.4 l)
3.6 qt. (3.4 l)

Operational

Platform/Frame

REV® Gen4

Bodywork - Narrow design

REV® Gen4

Bodywork - Narrow design

Handlebar

U-shaped aluminum with J-hooks / Transparent handguards

Riser block height - 120 in. (4.7 mm)

U-shaped aluminum with J-hooks / Transparent handguards

Riser block height - 120 in. (4.7 mm)

Instrumentation
7.2-in. wide digital display Gauge
7.2-in. wide digital display Gauge
Seating or Rider capacity
Trail performance
Trail performance
Ski Length
Overall - 41.3 in. (1,049 mm)
Overall - 41.3 in. (1,049 mm)
Skis
Pilot™ DS 2
Pilot™ DS 2
Ski Stance
38.4 - 40.2 in. (975 - 1,020 mm)
38.4 - 40.2 in. (975 - 1,020 mm)
Carbide

Configuration - 4 in. (102 mm) at 90°

Runner - Square 3/8 in.

Configuration - 4 in. (102 mm) at 90°

Runner - Square 3/8 in.

Track Type
Ice Cobra
Ice Cobra
Track LxWxH
146 x 15 x 1.6 in. (3,705 x 381 x 40.6 mm)
146 x 15 x 1.6 in. (3,705 x 381 x 40.6 mm)

Other

Additional Colors

Black

Sunburst Yellow / Black

Black

Sunburst Yellow / Black

Includes
Heated Grips / Throttle lever
Heated Grips / Throttle lever

Suspension

Shocks

Front / Center - HPG™ Plus

Rear - KYB† Pro 36 Easy-Adjust

Front / Center - HPG™ Plus

Rear - KYB† Pro 36 Easy-Adjust

Front Suspension

RAS™ 3

Max. Travel - 8.7 in. (220 mm)

RAS™ 3

Max. Travel - 8.7 in. (220 mm)

Rear Suspension

cMotion™

Max. Travel - 9.4 in. (239 mm)

cMotion™

Max. Travel - 9.4 in. (239 mm)

Features

Features

  • ROTAX 850 E-TEC ENGINE: The most powerful 2-stroke engine in the industry.* It pumps out 10 more horsepower (165 hp) than its predecessor, but its responsiveness is what really shines. With the new pDrive primary clutch, it’s 30% quicker responding than the 800R E-TEC giving you the instant control you demand. *Observed HP measured on internal dyno test in optimal conditions for 2-stroke engines.
  • E-TEC SHOT STARTER: Push-button starting with almost no added weight. After an initial pull-start, the engine charges an ultracapacitor. Pushing the handlebar SHOT button for subsequent starts uses energy stored in the ultracapacitor to turn the magneto into an electric motor that rotates the flywheel, and with E-TEC technology, starts the engine. Eliminates nearly 20 lb. (9 kg) compared to conventional electric start. SHOT starting is only possible with Ski-Doo-exclusive E-TEC technology.
  • PDRIVE CLUTCH: A major factor in the quickness of REV Gen4 sleds is the new pDrive clutch. Fast and friction-free dual rollers transfer torque in place of traditional sliding buttons on this 100% new clutch. The oversize rollers with needle bearings, wide flyweights and shaft-on-shaft design emphasize smooth operation and long life. Ultra-responsive shifting, impressive RPM consistency and 2.8 lb./ 1.3 kg lighter than the TRA VII.
  • REV Gen4 PLATFORM: The 4th generation of the REV platform is designed around aggressive trail riders with a narrow, compact package giving the rider more freedom to move and influence the sled. More centralized masses (especially side-to-side), light weight and industry-leading suspensions make the vehicle ultra responsive.
  • CMOTION REAR SUSPENSION: Crossover-specific suspension uses best principles of the rMotion trail and tMotion mountain skids for confident cornering and agile boondocking – such as rigid front and rear arms with excellent weight transfer. It also features a rising-rate motion ratio, like the latest generation of Ski-Doo rear suspensions, to provide superior control and comfort. Tipped rails enable better cornering, boost top-end speed and fuel efficiency.
  • RAS 3 CROSSOVER FRONT SUSPENSION: Similar geometry and steering to the RAS 3 mountain front end for capability and light steering feel on- and off-trail. Optimized for crossover usage, two ski stance positions dial in handling: 40.2 in. (102 cm) or 38.4 in. (97.5 cm).
  • KYB PRO 36 REAR SHOCK: Race-proven aluminum shock with no-tool compression damping adjustment. Rebuildable/revalvable design.
  • 7.2" WIDE DIGITAL DISPLAY: All-digital LCD gauge with customizable display with flatter viewing angle provides riders their preferred info that’s easy to see sitting or standing.

Features

  • ROTAX 850 E-TEC ENGINE: The most powerful 2-stroke engine in the industry.* It pumps out 10 more horsepower (165 hp) than its predecessor, but its responsiveness is what really shines. With the new pDrive primary clutch, it’s 30% quicker responding than the 800R E-TEC giving you the instant control you demand. *Observed HP measured on internal dyno test in optimal conditions for 2-stroke engines.
  • E-TEC SHOT STARTER: Push-button starting with almost no added weight. After an initial pull-start, the engine charges an ultracapacitor. Pushing the handlebar SHOT button for subsequent starts uses energy stored in the ultracapacitor to turn the magneto into an electric motor that rotates the flywheel, and with E-TEC technology, starts the engine. Eliminates nearly 20 lb. (9 kg) compared to conventional electric start. SHOT starting is only possible with Ski-Doo-exclusive E-TEC technology.
  • PDRIVE CLUTCH: A major factor in the quickness of REV Gen4 sleds is the new pDrive clutch. Fast and friction-free dual rollers transfer torque in place of traditional sliding buttons on this 100% new clutch. The oversize rollers with needle bearings, wide flyweights and shaft-on-shaft design emphasize smooth operation and long life. Ultra-responsive shifting, impressive RPM consistency and 2.8 lb./ 1.3 kg lighter than the TRA VII.
  • REV Gen4 PLATFORM: The 4th generation of the REV platform is designed around aggressive trail riders with a narrow, compact package giving the rider more freedom to move and influence the sled. More centralized masses (especially side-to-side), light weight and industry-leading suspensions make the vehicle ultra responsive.
  • CMOTION REAR SUSPENSION: Crossover-specific suspension uses best principles of the rMotion trail and tMotion mountain skids for confident cornering and agile boondocking – such as rigid front and rear arms with excellent weight transfer. It also features a rising-rate motion ratio, like the latest generation of Ski-Doo rear suspensions, to provide superior control and comfort. Tipped rails enable better cornering, boost top-end speed and fuel efficiency.
  • RAS 3 CROSSOVER FRONT SUSPENSION: Similar geometry and steering to the RAS 3 mountain front end for capability and light steering feel on- and off-trail. Optimized for crossover usage, two ski stance positions dial in handling: 40.2 in. (102 cm) or 38.4 in. (97.5 cm).
  • KYB PRO 36 REAR SHOCK: Race-proven aluminum shock with no-tool compression damping adjustment. Rebuildable/revalvable design.
  • 7.2" WIDE DIGITAL DISPLAY: All-digital LCD gauge with customizable display with flatter viewing angle provides riders their preferred info that’s easy to see sitting or standing.