The 2011 Arctic Cat M8 HCR 153 is a mid-range snowmobile similar to the 2011 Arctic Cat M8 153. The M8 HCR 153 boasts a number of improvements over the M8 153, namely: an improved lightweight seat, a telescoping handlebar, a Fox Float rear skid (the M8 153 sports a Coil-Over rear suspension) and a 90 durometer Power Claw track (as opposed to the M8 153's standard 153" Power Claw track. Otherwise, the two snowmobiles sport similar features, including a 794 cc, liquid-cooled 2-stroke engine and halogen headlights.
The M8 HCR 153's telescoping handlebar allows for quick, one-handed handlebar height adjustment, allowing users to adjust for optimal height depending on the situation, ensuring a more comfortable ride in any condition. Its Fox Float rear skid offers the M8 HCR 153 improved track flexibility and sidehill capabilities over standard torsion spring systems. Additionally, the M8 HCR 153's 90 durometer Power Claw track adds a stiffer 90 durometer compound foundation to the standard 153" Power Claw track for greater performance on even the toughest of terrain.
- 794 cc, liquid-cooled 2-stroke engine
- Dual halogen headlights
- Improved lightweight seat
- Telescoping handlebar
- Fox Float rear skid
- 90 durometer Power Claw track
- Hydraulic disc brakes