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Switchback Assault 146 Features

Ferocious Acceleration

It’s light, rigid aluminum and carbon fiber chassis is designed to deliver class-leading power to weight with power delivery from the proven 850 Patriot or the NEW 650 Patriot​ Engine which is poised to be the king of the 600-class.

Patriot Powered Engine Choices

The proven Patriot Engine architecture delivers outstanding durability, refined run quality, and an instant throttle response.

Aluminum and Carbon Fiber Chassis

Lightweight Aluminum and Carbon Fiber Chassis

Lightweight body and frame with unmatched rigidity and durability.

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Structural Bonding

​Industry-exclusive structural bonding reduces weight, adds rigidity and improves serviceability​.

Effortless Control in Any Condition

The snocross-inspired cockpit has been proven on the track to reduce effort and improve rider connection to the sled. Ultra-premium WER® Velocity shocks, race-inspired IFS and IGX 146 rear suspension combine to create the best handling trail sled ever.

Snocross Inspired Cockpit

Snocross Inspired Cockpit

Narrower Cockpit
4.8” narrower console and 3” narrower at the knees, creates a more mobile rider experience allowing full freedom of movement for effortless control
 
Maximized Wind Protection & Minimal Drag
Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) design tools ensure maximum wind protection and minimal drag for a warmer, more comfortable ride. 
 
Sculpted Side Panels
Opens a new dimension of rider mobility allowing the rider to move around the sled rather than being confined by it.
 
Wind Protection
Improved leg and lower body comfort and protection. Enhanced windshield design for hand protection and less wind buffeting. Updated geometry for improved aerodynamics.
Snowmobile racing

Industry-Leading Polaris Race IFS​

The perfect balance of effort, precision & zero-bump- steer-stability to deliver ultimate handling and control.

Rear Suspension close-up

IGX 146 Rear Suspension​

Optimized suspension geometry better controls pitch.

Polaris Crossover Track

All-new Polaris-exclusive 2.0 Crossover track

The all-new, Polaris-exclusive 2.0 Crossover track features a straight lug design with a stiff base for trail performance, with soft and flexible lug tips for excellent deep snow traction.

  • Designed with durability as #1 priority for crossover riders
  • Fully clipped for hyfax durability
  • Stiff base lug geometry with flexible sections for on-trail hookup and off-trail lift

The Most Advanced Technology on Snow

7S Display with Ride Command Integration. Full Color, Touch Screen and GPS Display.

Display Controls

Industry-Leading Technology at Your Fingertips

7-inch glove touch compatible display to easily use the display in cold weather. 

  • Dedicated day and night mode styling
  • Display adjusts automatically based on ambient light levels
Left-hand Controls

Left Hand Controls to Change Views and Functions

Easily explore maps, switch gauges, and control phone calls and media with integrated handlebar controls.

Configurable Gauge Views

Configurable Gauge Views

View speed and RPM along with 7 additional configurable gauges on your main gauge screens.

Group Ride Map Panel

See Your Ride Group on the Map With or Without Cell Coverage

Industry-leading V2V (Vehicle to Vehicle) Group Ride allows you to see and follow your group whether you have cellular data connectivity or not.

Display with Onboard Trail, Food, Gas, and Lodging Information

Plan and Navigate with Onboard Trail, Food, Gas, and Lodging Information

  • Create and plan your route using complementary Ride Command mobile apps and websites.
  • View a full set of gas, food, and lodging information all on the industry’s leading trail data set.
  • Map data encompasses the entire North American snow belt.
  • Seamlessly sync your planned routes, rides, and waypoints to and from your Ride Command account.
Control Media with USB and Bluetooth Connectivity

Control Media with USB and Bluetooth Connectivity

Pair your phone via Bluetooth and connect your Sena headset to make phone calls and listen to music.

Nightblade Headlight

NightBlade Headlight

This new headlight brings state of the art lighting technology to Polaris riders. Six projector beam optics deliver precision lighting with an engineered pattern to deliver exceptional visibility for night riding.

Industry Exclusive Smart Hand Warmers

Industry Exclusive SmartWarmers

Build heat quickly and maintain your customized temperature regardless of the temperature outside. Enhance your ride further by setting thumb vs. hand heat range for an even more customized level of comfort.