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2021 Arctic Cat Riot X 8000 QS3 ES
2021 Arctic Cat Riot X 8000 QS3 ES

Specs

General Information

Manufacturer
Arctic Cat
Arctic Cat
Model Year
2021
2021
Model
Riot X 8000 QS3 ES
Riot X 8000 QS3 ES
Model Code
S2021RH8HRSUSB
S2021RH8HRSUSB
Color
Dynamic Charcoal / Fire Red
Dynamic Charcoal / Fire Red

Dimensions

Length
Overall chassis - 131 in.
Overall chassis - 131 in.
Height
Overall chassis - 49 in.
Overall chassis - 49 in.
Width
Overall chassis - 46.5-48.5 in.
Overall chassis - 46.5-48.5 in.
Weight
Estimated dry - 482 lb.
Estimated dry - 482 lb.

Engine & Drivetrain

Engine
8000 C-TEC2, 2-stroke
8000 C-TEC2, 2-stroke
Cylinders
2
2
Cooling

Liquid

Coolant system capacity - 5 qt.

Liquid

Coolant system capacity - 5 qt.

Displacement
794 cc
794 cc
Bore x Stroke
85 x 70 mm
85 x 70 mm
Fuel System
Next Generation C-TEC2
Next Generation C-TEC2
Starting
Electric push-button
Electric push-button
Ignition

Digitally Controlled CDI

Engine stator output - 270 W @ 3000 rpm

Digitally Controlled CDI

Engine stator output - 270 W @ 3000 rpm

Lubrication
Electronic Injection
Electronic Injection
Drive System
Arctic Mountain Drive System
Arctic Mountain Drive System
Drive Clutch
TEAM Rapid Response II
TEAM Rapid Response II
Driven Clutch
TEAM Rapid Reaction BOSS
TEAM Rapid Reaction BOSS
Drive Sprocket
Track - 9 Tooth, exvolute
Track - 9 Tooth, exvolute
Clutch Calibration
0-5,000 ft.
0-5,000 ft.
Reverse
Push-button engine
Push-button engine
Transmission

Gearing - 19 / 50

Chain pitch - 96

Gearing - 19 / 50

Chain pitch - 96

Exhaust
APV with tuned pipe, pipe sensor and stainless steel manifold and muffler
APV with tuned pipe, pipe sensor and stainless steel manifold and muffler
Brakes
Stealth hydraulic master cylinder with lightweight caliper
Stealth hydraulic master cylinder with lightweight caliper
Fuel Type
Minimum octane - 91
Minimum octane - 91
Fuel Capacity
11.7 gal.
11.7 gal.
Oil Capacity
3.25 qt.
3.25 qt.

Operational

Handlebar
Hooked with grab handle, 4.5 in. riser
Hooked with grab handle, 4.5 in. riser
Instrumentation

Deluxe digital gauge - Speedometer, tachometer, odometer, fuel, oil (indicator light), clock, battery voltage, altimeter and hours

Coolant digital / indicator light

Deluxe digital gauge - Speedometer, tachometer, odometer, fuel, oil (indicator light), clock, battery voltage, altimeter and hours

Coolant digital / indicator light

Seating or Rider capacity
Mountain
Mountain
Skis

Type - G2 ProClimb

Width - 7 in.

Type - G2 ProClimb

Width - 7 in.

Ski Stance
39.5-41.5 in. adjustable
39.5-41.5 in. adjustable
Carbide
Runner type - Single runner
Runner type - Single runner
Track Type
Power Claw
Power Claw
Track LxWxH
146 x 15 x 2.6 in.
146 x 15 x 2.6 in.
Pitch
2.86 in.
2.86 in.

Other

Includes
1 in. mountain-height windshield, front / long tunnel heat exchanger, tunnel bag, 12V outlet, brake disc, goggle holder, hand & thumb warmers, ice scratchers, sport front bumper, steering, tether switch
1 in. mountain-height windshield, front / long tunnel heat exchanger, tunnel bag, 12V outlet, brake disc, goggle holder, hand & thumb warmers, ice scratchers, sport front bumper, steering, tether switch
Safety Features
Lighting - LED with accent light
Lighting - LED with accent light

Suspension

Shocks

Ski -FOX 1.5 ZERO QS3 Coil-Over

Front track - FOX 1.5 ZERO QS3 Coil-Over

Rear track - FOX 1.5 ZERO QSL Coil-Over

Ski -FOX 1.5 ZERO QS3 Coil-Over

Front track - FOX 1.5 ZERO QS3 Coil-Over

Rear track - FOX 1.5 ZERO QSL Coil-Over

Front Suspension

Arctic Mountain Suspension (AMS)

Travel - 8.5 in.

Arctic Mountain Suspension (AMS)

Travel - 8.5 in.

Rear Suspension

ALPHA-ONE

Travel - 13 in.

ALPHA-ONE

Travel - 13 in.

Features

Capabilities

  • ALPHA-ONE™ SINGLE BEAM REAR SUSPENSION: Our single-beam rear suspension unlocks more maneuverability in the backcountry. Up here, there's only one alpha.
  • FOX® ZERO QS3 SHOCKS: Easy to adjust, and built for any terrain and riding style. Our premium FOX ZERO QS3 shocks are available in 1.5- or 2.0-inch diameters.
  • AMS™ FRONT SUSPENSION: Arctic Mountain Suspension (AMS) puts everything we learned about conquering deep snow onto your crossover Riot X. 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.
  • G2 PROCLIMB™ 7 MOUNTAIN SKI: This lightweight ski is contoured for easier steering, and integrates with the AMS spindles for better deep-snow performance.
  • POWER CLAW™ TRACK: Slice through deep snow with Power Claw: a lightweight track that delivers the ultimate deep snow traction and performance. Power Claw Track is built lightweight, with a single-ply design and a 2.86-inch pitch — all 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.
  • ADJUSTABLE SKI STANCE: Easily adjust your ski stance from 39.5- to 41.5 inches for maximum adaptability.
  • REINFORCED RUNNING BOARDS: Big air means big impact, which is why Riot's running boards are reinforced with an extrusion for added rigidity.

Capabilities

  • ALPHA-ONE™ SINGLE BEAM REAR SUSPENSION: Our single-beam rear suspension unlocks more maneuverability in the backcountry. Up here, there's only one alpha.
  • FOX® ZERO QS3 SHOCKS: Easy to adjust, and built for any terrain and riding style. Our premium FOX ZERO QS3 shocks are available in 1.5- or 2.0-inch diameters.
  • AMS™ FRONT SUSPENSION: Arctic Mountain Suspension (AMS) puts everything we learned about conquering deep snow onto your crossover Riot X. 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.
  • G2 PROCLIMB™ 7 MOUNTAIN SKI: This lightweight ski is contoured for easier steering, and integrates with the AMS spindles for better deep-snow performance.
  • POWER CLAW™ TRACK: Slice through deep snow with Power Claw: a lightweight track that delivers the ultimate deep snow traction and performance. Power Claw Track is built lightweight, with a single-ply design and a 2.86-inch pitch — all 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.
  • ADJUSTABLE SKI STANCE: Easily adjust your ski stance from 39.5- to 41.5 inches for maximum adaptability.
  • REINFORCED RUNNING BOARDS: Big air means big impact, which is why Riot's running boards are reinforced with an extrusion for added rigidity.