Polaris Indy 500 Engine Specs

by Jezen Thomas

The Polaris Indy 500 is a popular choice of snowmobile because of its impressive performance and desirable ride comfort. Although the Indy 500 was positioned as an entry-level sled, it sported luxury features such as heated hand grips, which were installed as standard, and are a welcome addition to any sled.


The Polaris Indy 500 horizontal inline two-cylinder, two-stroke engine cuts through the cold by displacing 29.8 inches of fuel. The valves are in a reed configuration, the fuel is carbureted and the engine can be started with an integrated pull-starter.


The spirited Indy 500 measures 113 inches long, 48 inches wide and 46 inches high, and has a dry weight of 469 pounds.


The exterior of the Polaris Indy 500 is combination of carbide, glass and composite materials. The fuel tank has a maximum capacity of 11.8 gallons.

About the Author

Based in London, Jezen Thomas began penning articles early in 2009 to complement spontaneous jet setting as a professional musician. His articles have appeared in Sputnik Music and other online publications. He holds a bTec diploma in advanced popular music from Newcastle College and has embarked on several international tours with street theater productions and other musical acts since 2005.

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